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Oasis Announce December US Tour Dates

Oasis have just confirmed dates for their first US tour in three years, due to kick off December 3rd in Oakland, CA with Ryan Adams & the Cardinals along for support.

30 Sep 2008 | 1 comment | More

Kings of Leon Announce Fall US Tour

Only the heals of a typically sweat-soaked performance at New York’s Webster Hall (so hot that Drew Barrymore was seen kissing one of the guys from Gossip Girl) on Tuesday night, Kings of Leon are set to hit the road…

25 Sep 2008 | More

Arena Royalty: Kings Of Leon take court in NYC, Webster Hall

Kings Of Leon have come a long way since the first time I saw them in 2000, when they first toured with The Strokes. Poised to take over arenas everywhere, their star was always rising, but now, it seems to be soaring.

24 Sep 2008 | 1 comment | More

Laura Marling and Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit, Bowery Ballroom, NYC, 9.15.08

On the night of his first show in NYC, UK troubadour Johnny Flynn has scores of young ladies literally pressed up against the stage as soon as he and the Sussex Wit open with “The Box.”

17 Sep 2008 | More

The Kooks, Rumsey Field, NYC 9.10.08

I was lucky enough to catch two Kooks shows this month, the first on Wednesday, September
10th at Rumsey Playing Field in NYC, followed by their Monday, September 15th show at Electric Factory in Philadelphia. This time around, the Kooks returned to play even bigger venues.

11 Sep 2008 | 1 comment | More

Jenny Lewis Announces ‘Acid Tongue’ Tour Dates

Jenny Lewis has confirmed fall tour dates in support of her forthcoming sophomore solo record, Acid Tongue, due September 23 on Warner Bros Records with rotating openers such as M.Ward and Michael Runion along for the ride.

8 Sep 2008 | 3 comments | More

Tom Morello’s ‘Fabled City’ Due September 30

Tom Morello, currently busy on the arduous summer festival circuit with Rage Against the Machine, has announced details of his highly anticipated follow-up to 2007’s Nightwatchman effort, The Fabled City, due September 30 on Epic Records.

8 Sep 2008 | More

Santogold Announces US Headlining “Goldrush” Tour

The amazing, everything-she-touches-turns-to-gold Santogold has announced her first headlining US tour, appropriately named “Goldrush” (and presented by MySpace Music).

2 Sep 2008 | More

Chemical Brothers – ‘Brotherhood’

Brotherhood is a compilation spanning an insanely impressive career from Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, two dance veterans with a career nearly spanning twenty years. This comp is a jumble of expected tracks that put a spotlight on memories of massive nightclubs, festivals and overall dance-induced splendor.

2 Sep 2008 | More

Freshkills – ‘Freshkills’

This gritty and powerful second release from Brooklyn’s Freshkills is a declaration of the band’s jaunt into the spotlight after earning their dues with 2006′s debut Creeps and Lovers, and rightfully winning approval from the “scene” (i.e. Vice).

2 Sep 2008 | More