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Via Tania, Luke Rathborne and Vanessa Bley at Joe’s Pub, NYC, 6.17.09

The young and spunky Vanessa Bley, daughter of jazz pianist Paul Bley, kicked off this intimate evening amongst a bevy …Read the Rest

17 Jun 2009 | More

The Big Pink at Mercury Lounge, NYC, 6.15.09

The Big Pink looked spiffy as they gathered up on stage.  The London fivesome sported a melange of fashion that …Read the Rest

17 Jun 2009 | 1 comment | More

The Dead Weather to “Tonight Show,” Live Stream, Full Summer Tour Dates

Lots of news in Dead Weather land today, folks. First comes word that Conan O’Brien has continued to make good on his unending support of Jack White, and booked the Dead Weather as musical guests…

16 Jun 2009 | More

Modest Mouse Confirm New Tour Dates

Modest Mouse have just announced a run of tour dates starting August 17 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in support of its May release, Satellite Skin, and two newly announced 7″ singles “Autumn Beds,” and “Whale Song”…

16 Jun 2009 | More

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart to Play a Summer Tour

  The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, formed in 2007, are one of those smart and catchy pop bands …Read the Rest

16 Jun 2009 | 1 comment | More

The Slits to Make Grand Return in October with ‘Trapped Animal’

On October 6, punk legends and all-around badasses The Slits will release their first album of new material in 25 years, Trapped Animal, via Narnack. The record will also coincide with the 30th anniversary of the band’s debut, Cut…

15 Jun 2009 | More

Raveonettes Twitter About Recording of New Album

Feel free to add The Raveonettes to the long list of musicians such as Colin Meloy and Amanda Palmer who openly and regularly use Twitter to interact with fans and control their public communique about life and music.

15 Jun 2009 | More

Placebo – “Battle for the Sun”

Somewhere in the ether above the melodrama and theatrics that permeate the mood of Placebo’s sixth album, Battle for the Sun, the strangest, and most rewarding thing, happens — it becomes quite clear that although legendarily troubled frontman Brian Molko is still “dancing with the devil in the details”…

10 Jun 2009 | 2 comments | More

Kasabian – “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum”

Kasabian are used to being number one and their third release, West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum, isn’t changing a thing. Less harsh than their past efforts (sans the electro dibble dabbles and pub-rock anthems)…

10 Jun 2009 | 1 comment | More

Norway’s Oya Festival Lineup Confirmed with Fever Ray, Wilco, etc.

The land of Vikings, Odd Nerdrum, midnight sun, and music festivals, oh yeah!  The final lineup for Norway’s Øya 2009, …Read the Rest

9 Jun 2009 | More