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Liars @ Webster Hall: June 20, 2012

Liars @ Webster Hall: June 20, 2012

June 21, 2012, By

The first time I saw Liars’ Angus Andrew perform he was wearing a blue kilt, and he was terrifying. Towering over the crowd at 6’6″, screaming …

Stars Announce New Album

Stars Announce New Album

June 21, 2012, By

Canadian synth-poppers Stars will drop their sixth album, The North, September 4 on ATO. The band continues in the airy, keyed-out direction of 2010 release The Five …

CMJ New Music Report 1253

CMJ New Music Report 1253

June 21, 2012

Japandroids’ Celebration Rock Of Ages

Q&A: Cold Specks

Q&A: Cold Specks

June 21, 2012, By

Al Spx is all good in the hood

Tallest Man On Earth, Strand Of Oaks @ Town Hall: June 20

Tallest Man On Earth, Strand Of Oaks @ Town Hall: June 20

June 21, 2012, By

When Strand Of Oaks came on stage at Town Hall on Wednesday night, I thought to myself, “Oh, more quiet woodsy folk music played by …

Bonde Do Rolê – Tropical/Bacanal

Bonde Do Rolê – Tropical/Bacanal2

June 21, 2012, By

When Brazil’s Bonde Do Rolê transitions between Portuguese and English lyrics, a lot gets lost in translation. After all, even the funk carioca trio’…

Strange Familiar On Akron, OH

Scene Report: Strange Familiar On Akron, OH

June 20, 2012

“America’s Best Cheeseburger” lurks in Akron

Video Premiere: Angry Birds Attack In Molice’s Trippy Clip

Video Premiere: Angry Birds Attack In Molice’s Trippy Clip

June 20, 2012, By

Watch the video for the Japanese band’s single “Fatima.”

Two Door Cinema Club To Release ‘Beacon’ This Fall

Two Door Cinema Club To Release ‘Beacon’ This Fall

June 20, 2012, By

Irish dance punks Two Door Cinema Club have released the trailer for their upcoming album, Beacon, which is set to hit shelves on September 4 on …

95bFM In Session: Fleur Jack

95bFM In Session: Fleur Jack1

June 20, 2012, By

Download Badd Energy’s session at Roundhead Studios

Starring – ABCDEFG-HIJKLMNOP-QRSTUV-WXYZ

Starring – ABCDEFG-HIJKLMNOP-QRSTUV-WXYZ

June 20, 2012, By

When your album title spans the whole alphabet, you better bring enough musical ideas to justify the phonetic girth. It’s the type of title …

First Aid Kit Releases Video For “Blue”

First Aid Kit Releases Video For “Blue”

June 20, 2012, By

First Aid Kit premiered the music video for “Blue,” its third single off of its much-admired sophomore album, The Lion’s Roar, yesterday on its …

Stepkids Add Dates With Kimbra

Stepkids Add Dates With Kimbra

June 19, 2012, By

  The Stepkids have announced a new string of tour dates with New Zealand breakout artist Kimbra in addition to their dates with Mates Of …

Cloud Nothings And Total Babes Are Chomp

Cloud Nothings And Total Babes Are Chomp1

June 19, 2012, By

Cloud Nothings and Total Babes guitarist Joe Boyer has joined forces with his friends Jayson Gerycz from Cloud Nothings and Chris Brown from Total Babes …

Summer Camp Goes Bonnie And Clyde In New Video

Summer Camp Goes Bonnie And Clyde In New Video

June 19, 2012, By

The British duo Summer Camp has released a new video for the title track off of its upcoming EP, Always, set to be released in …

Now, Now @ Mercury Lounge: June 18, 2012

Now, Now @ Mercury Lounge: June 18, 2012

June 19, 2012, By

  Fresh of off a two-night stint at Terminal 5 supporting Fun., Now, Now took to a smaller stage in front of a smaller crowd at …