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Best Of The Fest: Newport Folk 2012

Best Of The Fest: Newport Folk 2012

August 1, 2012, By

My Morning Jacket, Sharon Van Etten, Alabama Shakes, Tom Morello and more!

Opossom Premieres New Video And Announces Tour Dates

Opossom Premieres New Video And Announces Tour Dates

August 1, 2012, By

  New Zealand psych-pop outfit Opossom has released a video for “Getaway Tonight,” a track off of its upcoming album, Electric Hawaii, due out next …

Listen: Teengirl Fantasy’s “EFX” Feat. Kelela

Listen: Teengirl Fantasy’s “EFX” Feat. Kelela

August 1, 2012, By

Electronic duo Teengirl Fantasy has released another track, “EFX,” from its upcoming sophomore album Tracer due out on August 21. The twosome enlisted the help of …

Desaparecidos Release Two New Songs

Desaparecidos Release Two New Songs

August 1, 2012, By

  Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst is known for delivering honesty in his songs. And on two new tracks with his old punk band, Desaparecidos, the group’…

Slug Guts – Playin’ In Time With The Deadbeat

Slug Guts – Playin’ In Time With The Deadbeat

August 1, 2012, By

Slug Guts is a pretty nasty thing to call your band. But if your music has the dark, abrasive swagger of the Australian post-punk group …

Sigur Rós @ Prospect Park Bandshell: July 31, 2012

Sigur Rós @ Prospect Park Bandshell: July 31, 2012

August 1, 2012, By

  The title of Sigur Rós’ latest album, Valtari, is Icelandic for “steamroller,” and there is no better word to describe the band’s …

Olivia Tremor Control’s Bill Doss Is Dead At 43

Olivia Tremor Control’s Bill Doss Is Dead At 43

July 31, 2012, By

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Mountain Goats Plan Special Fall Tour

Mountain Goats Plan Special Fall Tour

July 31, 2012, By

  A few days ago, the brilliant folk lyricist John Darnielle and his band, the Mountain Goats, released a new track off of their upcoming …

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Copenhagen Dreams

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Copenhagen Dreams

July 31, 2012, By

The works of composer Jóhann Jóhannsson have often sounded like soundtracks to films that exist only in the mind. His 2002 album, Englabörn, …

CMJ Announces First Round Of Panels For 2012 Festival

CMJ Announces First Round Of Panels For 2012 Festival1

July 31, 2012

From October 16-20 the streets of New York City will be filled with music fans seeking out the hottest rising stars at the CMJ Music …

Track Premiere: Ugly Club’s “Wasted On You”

Track Premiere: Ugly Club’s “Wasted On You”6

July 31, 2012, By

Vinny Chase approves the sounds of this New Jersey quintet

Mirel Wagner Sinks Into The Abyss In New Video

Mirel Wagner Sinks Into The Abyss In New Video

July 30, 2012, By

  Ethiopian singer-songwriter Mirel Wagner embraces the dark in the new music video for “To The Bone,” a song off of her self-titled debut album, …

LOL Boys Unveil New Music Video For “Changes”

LOL Boys Unveil New Music Video For “Changes”

July 30, 2012, By

  LOL Boys, aka Jerome Potter and Markus Garcia, have released a music video for “Changes,” the title track from their recent EP, out now …

Snoop Dogg, Girl Talk, TV On The Radio @ Catalpa Festival

Snoop Dogg, Girl Talk, TV On The Radio @ Catalpa Festival

July 30, 2012, By

What were the highlights of New York’s newest outdoor fest?

WHY? LP Coming This Fall

WHY? LP Coming This Fall

July 30, 2012, By

WHY? will release its new LP, Mumps, Etc., on October 9 via Anticon/City Slang. The Cincinnati, OH, group will precede the album with an EP, …

Matt And Kim Announce ‘Lightning’ Tour

Matt And Kim Announce ‘Lightning’ Tour

July 30, 2012, By

Brooklyn indie duo Matt And Kim have announced a lengthy North American tour this fall in support of their upcoming album, Lightning. The album, the …