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The Host – The Host

The Host – The Host

March 22, 2012, By

Although the press releases have been careful to remain mum on the subject, The Host is the latest project from Irish producer Barry Lynn, aka …

Top Five Hypothetical Chillwave Terrence Malick Films

Top Five Hypothetical Chillwave Terrence Malick Films

March 21, 2012, By

Go “Terminally Malick” with the legendary director’s filmography.

Radiation City On Portland, OR

Scene Report: Radiation City On Portland, OR1

March 21, 2012

Low cost of living, high quality of sounds

Grass Widow Enters The “Goldilocks Zone” On New Track

Grass Widow Enters The “Goldilocks Zone” On New Track

March 21, 2012, By

San Francisco psych-pop trio Grass Widow will release their third LP Internal Logic on May 22 through their own record label, HLR.   In anticipation of …

Free Compilation Album From Plug Research

Free Compilation Album From Plug Research

March 21, 2012, By

In celebration of its 200th release, L.A. electronic label Plug Research has released a free compilation titled SP-2012 featuring some tantalizing samples of new …

Mr. Gnome Goes ‘Softly Mad’ On New 7″

Mr. Gnome Goes ‘Softly Mad’ On New 7″

March 21, 2012, By

  Art-rock duo Mr. Gnome is on a roll. 2011 saw the band release its third full-length, Madness In Miniature, which garnered much praise including a “…

The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender

March 21, 2012, By

Role-playing with Alex Winston

Willis Earl Beal – Acousmatic Sorcery

Willis Earl Beal – Acousmatic Sorcery

March 21, 2012, By

At first glance Willis Earl Beal, the enigmatic songwriter from Chicago, appears to be an antidote to the rapid Tumblr and meme-ification of music, with …

Spiritualized Releases NSFW Video For “Hey Jane”

Spiritualized Releases NSFW Video For “Hey Jane”

March 20, 2012, By

  Spiritualized has released the video for “Hey Jane,” the first single off of the band’s upcoming full-length, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, due out …

Feist Announces Tour, Does Split Single With Mastodon

Feist Announces Tour, Does Split Single With Mastodon

March 20, 2012, By

Barely recovering from the success of last year’s Metals LP, Leslie Feist‘s life is about to get busy again. The incumbent Canadian minister …

New Video And Tour From Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

New Video And Tour From Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

March 20, 2012, By

  If Andy Warhol directed A-Ha’s “Take On Me” video, it would look like this. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah has released the video …

Live From Austin: Kimbra @ Austin Music Hall

Live From Austin: Kimbra @ Austin Music Hall

March 20, 2012, By

Kimbra: a voice so nice we saw her twice. While her set at Perez Hilton’s “One Night In Austin” showcase was brief, the theater’…

Yukon Blonde – Tiger Talk

Yukon Blonde – Tiger Talk

March 20, 2012, By

Tiger Talk, the sophomore LP from BC-based Americana-philes Yukon Blonde, begins halfway down the highway. One second into “My Girl,” the overlapping bounce of drum …

Live From Austin: Dan Deacon, Cloud Nothings, Chairlift

Live From Austin: Dan Deacon, Cloud Nothings, Chairlift

March 19, 2012, By

In the final days of SXSW, we took in more music than our ears could handle, which might explain the ringing. Chairlift‘s Caroline Polachek …

EMA, Talk Normal, Nu Sensae @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

EMA, Talk Normal, Nu Sensae @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

March 19, 2012, By

“I’ve gotta bring out the guitar, and I’ve gotta bring out the wild animal,” EMA announced two songs into her set at Brooklyn’…

Titus Andronicus Releases Free Digital Mixtape, New Single

Titus Andronicus Releases Free Digital Mixtape, New Single

March 19, 2012, By

Last week at SXSW, anthemic indie-rockers Titus Andronicus graced the stage bearing gifts in tow. They brought 200 CD-R’s burned with a self-curated mixtape, featuring …