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iHeart College Radio

iHeart College Radio1

January 25, 2012, By

For many college radio stations, going streaming isn’t always good news, especially when it means a station’s broadcast has been taken off the …

CMJ 2011: Gotye’s Wally De Backer

CMJ TV: CMJ 2011: Gotye’s Wally De Backer

January 25, 2012, By

  At CMJ 2011, Wally De Backer, a.k.a., Gotye, explains the origin of his runaway single, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” He also …

WTF: I See A Dark Roast – Bonnie “Prince” Billy Does Coffee

WTF: I See A Dark Roast – Bonnie “Prince” Billy Does Coffee

January 25, 2012, By

The headline kinda says it all, right? Bonnie “Prince” Billy, the alias of folk troubadour Will Oldham, has teamed with the good people of the …

Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang Set To Release New EP

Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang Set To Release New EP

January 25, 2012, By

Luaka Bop has recently signed bubu band Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang. The New York-based musicians are also set to release their debut full …

Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory

Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory1

January 25, 2012, By

Cloud Nothings has a mission statement for its second album. It’s not a complex one, and it’s not cryptic in the slightest. In …

Chairlift @ Bowery Ballroom: January 23, 2012

Chairlift @ Bowery Ballroom: January 23, 20122

January 24, 2012, By

Like fellow octave-obliterating vocalist Leslie Feist, Caroline Polachek of Chairlift built early buzz for her band thanks in part to an Apple commercial. Last night …

Team Clermont Celebrates 15 Years

Team Clermont Celebrates 15 Years1

January 24, 2012, By

Looking back, looking ahead

Akron/Family @ 285 Kent: January 21, 2012

Akron/Family @ 285 Kent: January 21, 2012

January 24, 2012, By

  Akron/Family is one of those rare breeds of bands that understands the value of multitasking, not just instrumentally but also musically and aesthetically. …

Sleigh Bells Debuts New Video For “Comeback Kid”

Sleigh Bells Debuts New Video For “Comeback Kid”

January 24, 2012, By

Noise-pop band Sleigh Bells has released a new video for “Comeback Kid,” a single off of the duo’s upcoming LP, Reign Of Terror.   …

Jeff Mangum @ Brooklyn Academy Of Music: January 20, 2012

Jeff Mangum @ Brooklyn Academy Of Music: January 20, 2012

January 24, 2012, By

The correct pronunciation of Jeff Mangum’s last name feels counterintuitive. You want to call him Magnum, as in Magnum P.I., but doing that …

Mighty Sparrow – Sparromania!

Mighty Sparrow – Sparromania!

January 24, 2012, By

No one has defined calypso as Mighty Sparrow. With wit, an eye on Cold War politicking and a keen nose for taking the piss from …

New Video From Ernest Gonzales

New Video From Ernest Gonzales

January 24, 2012, By

  Ernest Gonzales, the San Antonio middle school technology teacher turned record label owner and musician, has released the video for “The Voice Of Fate (…

Cloud Nothings Releases Video For “No Future/No Past”

Cloud Nothings Releases Video For “No Future/No Past”

January 23, 2012, By

  With its third album, Attack On Memory, dropping tomorrow on Carpark, Cloud Nothings has released the video for “No Future/No Past,” a dark …

Five Finger Death Punch Goes West

Five Finger Death Punch Goes West

January 23, 2012, By

  Look out, Canada: American Capitalist is coming your way! Five Finger Death Punch will be heading to Canada this spring. Although the band has …

First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

January 23, 2012, By

Johanna and Klara Söderberg, the Swedish sisters who make up First Aid Kit, were born in 1990 and 1993 respectively. This is an important piece of …

Caveman @ Bowery Ballroom: January 20, 2012

Caveman @ Bowery Ballroom: January 20, 2012

January 23, 2012, By

Last Friday night, Bowery Ballroom was overtaken by a powerful smoke machine. It filled the stage and made everything a little hazy, and I’d …