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The Village Voice Siren Festival 2009: Don’t Call it a Comeback

It was no polar expedition, but what polar opposites bookended this year’s bill at the Village Voice Siren Festival! Kicking …Read the Rest

20 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

MIKA Previews New Single; New CD Due in September

For 24 hours only, starting Tuesday, July 21 at 9:00am EST, fans of British pop superstar and fashion plate MIKA can preview his new single, “We Are Golden” on his official MySpace Music site. Look for the Jonas Akerlund-directed video very soon, as it’s said to still be in production.

20 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

Monsters of Folk “Say Please” For Free

They made noise in 2004 with the “An Evening With: Bright Eyes, Jim James and M. Ward” tour, but on September 22nd, Monsters of Folk — an, ahem, supergroup comprised of Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, My Morning Jacket’s James (or, perhaps Yim Yames) and She & Him’s Ward…

20 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

Riceboy Sleeps – “Riceboy Sleeps”

The debut album from Riceboy Sleeps is an intensive, textured study in the subtle ways to change the polluted atmosphere and paint it with something beautiful. Sigur Rós vocalist Jon Thor Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers have brought to vivid, somnambulant life the exhibition project…

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