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Opossom – Electric Hawaii

Opossom – Electric Hawaii

August 6, 2012, By

When you hear the two words ‘Electric Hawaii,’ what comes to mind? Hawaii’s beaches? A fun vacation? Synthesizers? Luckily, on Opossom’s debut album, …

Frank Turner To Release Compilation Album

Frank Turner To Release Compilation Album1

August 3, 2012, By

British punk-poet Frank Turner has announced that he will be releasing a collection of standards and rarities from throughout his career, Last Minutes and Lost …

Sonicbids Spotlight: Old Lights (St. Louis, MO)

Sonicbids Spotlight: Sonicbids Spotlight: Old Lights (St. Louis, MO)1

August 3, 2012, By

Break-up songs with nothing to hide

Dusted Announces Tour With Perfume Genius

Dusted Announces Tour With Perfume Genius

August 3, 2012, By

Toronto band Dusted has announced a North American tour with Perfume Genius. Dusted, the side project of Holy Fuck synth-master Brian Borcherdt, will be supporting …

Fanzine (London, UK)

On The Verge: Fanzine (London, UK)

August 3, 2012, By

So it’s not just a clever name.

Music News, August 3, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, August 3, 2012

August 3, 2012, By

Beyoncé stars, ‘Spin’ slays, and more

Lawrence of Arabia – The Sparrow

Lawrence of Arabia – The Sparrow

August 3, 2012, By

It was a conscious effort for Lawrence Arabia, a.k.a James Milne, to create something “comparatively ponderous” after the success of his hook-laden second …

Listen: Grizzly Bear’s “Yet Again”

Listen: Grizzly Bear’s “Yet Again”

August 2, 2012, By

The experimental and melodic Brooklyn quartet Grizzly Bear has “Yet Again” released a track from its forthcoming LP Shields due out September 18. And, yes, that …

Fresh And Onlys Announce Fall Tour

Fresh And Onlys Announce Fall Tour

August 2, 2012, By

  The Fresh And Onlys have announced a fall tour in support of their upcoming fourth album, Long Slow Dance, which drops September 4 via Mexican …

Mumford And Sons, Dawes @ Pier A: August 1, 2012

Mumford And Sons, Dawes @ Pier A: August 1, 2012

August 2, 2012, By

British folkies kick off their fall tour in Hoboken.

Ruby Velle And The Soulphonics On Atlanta, GA

Scene Report: Ruby Velle And The Soulphonics On Atlanta, GA

August 2, 2012

Soul, funk and ragtime in Georgia’s capital

Poliça To Re-Release Debut LP With A Remix EP

Poliça To Re-Release Debut LP With A Remix EP

August 2, 2012, By

The Minneapolis electronic outfit Poliça has signed to Mom + Pop Records, and with the new label, the band plans to re-release its debut album …

CMJ New Music Report 1259

CMJ New Music Report 1259

August 2, 2012

Antlers’ Undersea Change

Sir Michael Rocks – Lap Of Lux

Sir Michael Rocks – Lap Of Lux

August 2, 2012, By

“I’m about to bust that paper down/You already know my favorite sound,” explains Sir Michael Rocks in “The Clique.” It’s the closing …

Watch Passion Pit’s “Constant Conversations”

Watch Passion Pit’s “Constant Conversations”

August 1, 2012, By

  Passion Pit has released a dusty and bewildered video for “Constant Conversations,” a song off of the band’s latest album, Gossamer. The video …

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!