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Foo Fighters Announce Greatest Hits CD

That Dave Grohl, aka “the nicest man in rock,” sure is on quite a roll, ain’t he? Currently killing audiences with his new group Them Crooked Vultures (with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin), the Foo Fighters frontman will see the release of his home team’s greatest hits CD on November 3rd, via Roswell/RCA.

31 Aug 2009 | More

Temper Trap Plots North American Tour

Australian quartet The Temper Trap have just confirmed a brief North American tour in support of their upcoming debut release on Glassnote Records, Conditions, beginning October 14th in Los Angeles, with two appearances planned for New York City’s annual CMJ Music Festival.

31 Aug 2009 | More

Melissa Auf der Maur to Headline Royal Flush Festival at Knitting Factory

Former Hole and Smashing Pumpkins Bassist Melissa Auf der Maur along with British post-punk legends The Raincoats are set to headline the Royal Flush Festival at NYC’s Knitting Factory in October.

26 Aug 2009 | More

La Roux Confirms Brief North American Tour in October

We’ve been grooving to this outspoken South London electro-pop duo’s fantastic, Mercury Prize-nominated debut for a few months now, and today are delighted at the news that La Roux will hop across the pond for a quick North American jaunt starting October 18th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

26 Aug 2009 | More

Mew at Music Hall of Williamsburg, Bklyn, 8.24.09

After a two-year absence, dynamic Danish trio Mew returned to the stage in New York at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of …Read the Rest

25 Aug 2009 | More

Mika Announces North American Fall Tour

Fashionable pop phenom Mika has just confirmed dates in support of his highly anticipated sophomore album, The Boy Who Knew Too Much, due September 22nd on Casablanca/Universal Republic Records.

24 Aug 2009 | 1 comment | More

Norah Jones Returning in November

The lovely Miss Jones of honeyed voice and crazy El Madmo tendencies will return in November with an as-yet-untitled new album on Blue Note Records, it was announced on Thursday. The Grammy Award-winning chanteuse is said to be taking a new direction with her fourth album produced by Jacquire King…

22 Aug 2009 | More

Rakes to Unleash Their “Klang” in October and Hit the Road

When we chatted up The Rakes in April about the release of their third album, Klang, (available digitally in the US on October 20) bassist Jamie Hornsmith told us the following, “When you get to your third album, you can go two ways…

22 Aug 2009 | More

Jack Peñate – Everything is New

You might think Jack Peñate penned the tracks to Everything Is New while sipping one too many margaritas on a …Read the Rest

18 Aug 2009 | More

Brendan Benson – “My Old, Familiar Friend”

Brendan Benson might as well be referring to himself in the title of his excellent fourth solo outing, My Old, Familiar Friend, because for all the adoring critics and fans care, the beloved singer-songwriter embodies that endearment. However, as sweetly as Benson croons, the album’s lyrics largely amount to a melodic tongue lashing underneath those sandy-blond locks and pristine production by Gil Norton.

18 Aug 2009 | More