Woodhands: Heart Attack

Woodhands is a synthesized electro-rock duo, but unlike many of its contemporaries, the members actually play instruments onstage instead of hiding behind laptops. Its recent album, Heart Attack, is cold and inviting, sexy and nerdy, and the assured arrival of a new player on the electro-pop scene.

Weekly Music News Roundup

Dysrhythmia begins recording its new album; Tinariwen announces UK dates with Tunng; Prefuse 73 has a new album and a project with Zach Hill; Lifetime reissues a pair of albums; Pelican signs to Southern Lord. Read about this and more in our weekly roundup.

Pop Montreal Weekend Preview

Spread over five days and dozens of venues, the Pop Montreal music and art festival continues this weekend with seemingly limitless options. If you caught its first two days of great shows and need more, here are our picks for the weekend.