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The Morning After Girls: Life Into Art

The morning after girls, recent New York City transplants from Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, first piqued my interest with a …Read the Rest

28 May 2009 | 1 comment | More

Placebo to Battle the Sun with New Album and Summer Tour

They’re a band that’s always been one of our top guilty pleasures and they’re back with a bright, new vengeance, …Read the Rest

28 May 2009 | More

The Charlatans UK to Tour the U.S. and Release Tenth Album

The Charlatans’ tenth studio album, You Cross My Path, promises a rebirth of sorts for this UK band who have …Read the Rest

27 May 2009 | More

Great Northern Trips the Light

Rachel Stolte, half of the songwriting duo behind the Los Angeles-based band Great Northern, swears that after over five years of constant shows and tours, playing live is still what keeps the band most inspired. “It’s like arrested development,” she says, pausing for dramatic effect, “you get to go out and play and rock every night, and have drinks!”

23 May 2009 | More

Chase Pagan at Mercury Lounge, NYC, 5.21.09

Seeing Arkansas-based Chase Pagan perform for the first time “is akin to reading Nabokov novels in their original post-it note …Read the Rest

22 May 2009 | More

Jarvis Cocker – ‘Further Complications’

Jarvis Cocker has amped up for his second release with a collection of lusty songs that rock for the sake …Read the Rest

22 May 2009 | More

Leonard Cohen at Radio City Music Hall, Saturday May 16, 2009

As a writer and most importantly, a fan of Leonard Cohen, it’s virtually impossible to eschew hyperbole and review a performance the man gives. He with the jaunty suit, and fedora. He with the many bows of gratitude and cups of mercy and unified hearts.

18 May 2009 | 2 comments | More

Pitchfork Music Festival 2009 Adds to Lineup with The Thermals and More

Chicago’s hot and hazy 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival has just added to its eclectic lineup with Final Fantasy, Cymbals Eat …Read the Rest

15 May 2009 | More

Ramblas In Hell’s Kitchen: SonarSound NY, 5.12.09, Baryshnikov Arts Center

We’ve made it out to Siberia, the stretch of lower Hell’s Kitchen that seems to greet more visitors than locals, …Read the Rest

14 May 2009 | 1 comment | More

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band – “Outer South”

Conor Oberst has done it again. Outer South is comparable to a musical version of The Catcher in the Rye. Oberst explores a coming of age through brotherly love…

12 May 2009 | More