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Tonight: go to your psych festival!

Todd P got tired and in his place we’ve got Lady Bree. She’s been putting on shows at Don Pedros, Coco 66, Bruar Falls and now a psych festival at Glasslands. This is a mini festival that, you would think is all about your bell bottoms and that rusty tambourine, but really it’s about bands who will get you to the sweet spot.

28 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More

Doves Look Back on ‘The Places Between’

Barely a year since the release of 2009′s Kingdom of Rust, and just 12 years into their career as a band, Manchester’s Doves are set to reflect on their beloved and storied catalog on The Places Between: The Best of Doves, due for release on April 6, 2010, via Astralwerks/Heavenly Recordings.

26 Feb 2010 | More

Massive Attack Announces North American Tour

Trip-hop legends Massive Attack are set to return to North American stages for the first time in four years, for a brief run starting May 7th in Toronto in support of the recently released Heligoland, which debuted at #46 on the Billboard 200 chart.

26 Feb 2010 | More

Thom Yorke is Atoms For Peace (not ????), Announces Tour

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke announced today that his new solo project will now be known under the moniker Atoms For Peace instead of the previous ???? name.

25 Feb 2010 | More

Keane Eyes May Release for New Album

“Somewhere Only We Know” hitmakers Keane are set to release Night Train on May 11, 2010 via Cherrytree/Interscope Records.

25 Feb 2010 | More

Public Image Ltd. Finally to Tour North America

Without Public Image Ltd. (PiL), there would be countless young bands still waiting for the kind of experimental sound inspiration …Read the Rest

24 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More

Efterklang CD Release Party with Efterkids Performance, 02.23.10

The record release party for Efterklang’s Magic Chairs was undoubtedly the most unique and inspiring I’ve seen in recent memory. Held at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center, the event featured Efterkids, six musically gifted students ranging from grades 6-8…

24 Feb 2010 | 5 comments | More

You Say Party! We Say Die! Announce Tour and Cultural Olympiad Shows

On February 23rd and 24th Canadian new wavers You Say Party! We Say Die! will be making a big splash on home turf with a couple of Cultural Olympiad shows marking the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver…

23 Feb 2010 | More

The Big Pink: Decidedly Urban

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The Big Pink’s first unofficial show in NYC, a VIP night at Mercury Lounge last June, was almost their last on American soil. Though main members Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell had just spent time in the city producing A Brief History of Love at Electric Lady Studios…

23 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More

Adam Green: On the Fringe

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Is Adam Green’s life a veritable oyster of the rocker life? Just take spy into his baby, the eye candy and Dada poem of a “blogge” known as The Lake Room, and it seems as if his whim-filled days are lived to the fullest alongside not-so-under-the-radar friends like The Shining Twins and Har Mar Superstar, usually while touring and rescuing random, cute strangers.

23 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More