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Camden Crawl, London UK, April 18 to 19th, 2008

On a mid-April weekend, London’s Camden Town hosted one of the city’s biggest music events for discovering new music. Red …Read the Rest

30 Apr 2008 | More

Jarvis Cocker Live in the ‘Virtual’ Lower East Side Today

Today at 3PM EST, the inimitable Jarvis Cocker will appear at the virtual Bowery Ballroom for a Q&A session, along …Read the Rest

30 Apr 2008 | More

Elbow at Webster Hall, NYC April 26, 2008

Elbow takes the stage with “Starlings”, the bold and heraldic song opener from their new album, complete with dueling trumpets …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | More

Bloc Party Announce Small Summer Trek of North America

We haven’t seen the lads of Bloc Party around these parts in a good minute, and we suppose they knew …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | 2 comments | More

Black Kids Announce Tour with Cut Copy

They were the talk of CMJ and just rocked Coachella this past weekend, and now Jacksonville, Florida’s Black Kids are …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | More

Patti Smith and Kevin Shields to Release Spoken-Word Album

On July 11, 2008 via their PASK label, Patti Smith and My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields will release a double-disc …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | 1 comment | More

Langhorne Slim – ‘Langhorne Slim’

Langhorne Slim might hail from Philly, but his soul is tucked away somewhere in middle America, in the nation’s Breadbasket, …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | More

Portishead – ‘Third’

Portishead – ‘Third’ Midway through the latest Portishead disc comes the thumping “We Carry On”, a song that has enough …Read the Rest

29 Apr 2008 | More

Elbow: Asleep No More

Many assumed Elbow had taken a few years to luxuriate in some deserved time off between now and their 2005 release, Leaders of the Free World. However, their latest album, The Seldom Seen Kid, was busy in the making, and needed that long stretch to be pondered and perfected, like a fine wine, before the band was ready to deem it finished and let it go.

24 Apr 2008 | 2 comments | More

The Duke Spirit: Raspberry Sunsets, Desert Moons and Sunken Treasures

You could almost sense the desert landscape emanating from the songs of The Duke Spirit’s latest album, Neptune, lending an added degree of mystery and soulfulness to its overall sound. Though the album has a strong nautical theme, if you listen closely, another uncharted, yet arid presence can also be felt in the details.

24 Apr 2008 | 1 comment | More