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VNV Nation Tours In Support of ‘Automatic’

VNV Nation Tours In Support of ‘Automatic’

July 20, 2011, By

Starting in November, pioneering electro-rock band VNV Nation will hit the road in support of its upcoming LP, Automatic, which comes out September 27 on Anachron …

Photos: Toots And The Maytals @ Brooklyn Bowl: July 19, 2011

Photos: Toots And The Maytals @ Brooklyn Bowl: July 19, 2011

July 20, 2011

Legendary reggae band Toots And The Maytals played Brooklyn Bowl last night. Photos by Colin Colfer. Were you at this show? Win a CMJ badge …

Ra Ra Riot Adds Tour Dates Through November

Ra Ra Riot Adds Tour Dates Through November

July 20, 2011, By

The Vampire Weekend-ish indie chamber poppers from Ra Ra Riot have added tour dates that will keep the group on the road through November. Last …

Razika On Bergen, Norway

Scene Report: Razika On Bergen, Norway

July 20, 2011

In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week Razika gives …

Rock The Bells Artists To Take Full-Album Sets On Tour

Rock The Bells Artists To Take Full-Album Sets On Tour

July 20, 2011, By

Earlier this summer, Rock The Bells festival announced that it would continue its wildly popular feature of having artists perform their classic albums in their …

Neon Indian Announces Second Album And Tour

Neon Indian Announces Second Album And Tour

July 20, 2011, By

Neon Indian, Alan Palomo’s chillwave alter ego, is set to release its second album, Era Extraña, September 13 via Static Tongues, Palomo’s own …

Pictureplane – Thee Physical

Pictureplane – Thee Physical

July 20, 2011, By

Just a few weeks ago New York became the biggest state to legalize gay marriage, and if there were a perfect time for Thee Physical …

New Jens Lekman EP And Tour Dates

New Jens Lekman EP And Tour Dates

July 20, 2011, By

Swedish indie-pop musician Jens Lekman is set to release his An Argument With Myself EP on Secretly Canadian September 20. The album follows 2007′s acclaimed Night …

Cibo Matto, Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger @ Bowery Ballroom

Cibo Matto, Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger @ Bowery Ballroom

July 19, 2011, By

Japanese duo Cibo Matto played a reunion show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom last night with support from Sean Lennon’s new project, the …

Darkstar @ Le Poisson Rouge: July 19, 2011

Darkstar @ Le Poisson Rouge: July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011, By

Darkstar‘s Britishness was given away by the heavy jackets its three members were wearing on stage. The air was thick and heavy outside, which …

Bushwick Walkabout Day 2: July 16, 2011

Bushwick Walkabout Day 2: July 16, 2011

July 19, 2011, By

Part two of the Bushwick Walkabout Festival went down on Saturday, entertaining Brooklyn’s hippest with a 10-band, all-day-spanning lineup of music crammed between two …

M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

July 19, 2011, By

French electro dream-pop musician Anthony Gonzalez, better known as M83, is preparing to release his upcoming double album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, on October 18, …

Silent Barn Robbed

Silent Barn Robbed

July 19, 2011, By

This past weekend, Queens music venue Silent Barn was robbed and damaged, as more than $15,000′s worth of equipment, personal belongings and venue tools were …

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

July 19, 2011, By

New Orleans bounce rapper Big Freedia, known to many as the Queen Diva Of Bounce, has just released the ridiculously absurd video to “Excuse.” Born …

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

July 19, 2011, By

Japanese rock band Dir En Grey has just announced an upcoming North American tour with Canadian synth-rock band the Birthday Massacre. Dir En Grey, which …

Ettes – Wicked Will

Ettes – Wicked Will

July 19, 2011, By

Nashville rock trio Ettes has some rage issues—and the band is not afraid to take them out on you. Led by the slight Southern …