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Sleigh Bells to Debut ‘Treats’ in May

No strangers to a heavy, vibrating shimmy and shake, Brooklyn’s Sleigh Bells are set to release their debut album, Treats, on May 11 via a newly inked partnership with M.I.A.’s NEET Recordings.

15 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

Ghost Society Single Out Today, Brief Tour Begins Next Week

From Scandinavia comes yet another delight for the shoegaze and dream-pop sets. With shimmery songs that bear the influence of My Bloody Valentine and The Pixies (and even a cover of The Swirlies) and an ethereal mix of synths and guitars with male and female vocals…

15 Mar 2010 | 3 comments | More

The White Stripes ‘Under Great White Northern Lights’ – Film Review

It could have all gone so terribly awry. When it was first announced that the White Stripes were releasing a documentary chronicling their gallant tour of all 13 provinces and territories of Canada while promoting 2007’s Icky Thump, I grimaced.

15 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

Denmark’s Oh No Ono to Play SXSW and NYC Shows

Denmark’s On No Ono will soon be making their way back to the U.S. for South by Southwest in Austin and a couple of New York appearances.

15 Mar 2010 | More

The White Stripes – ‘Under Great White Northern Lights’

Surely, at least to this writer, one of the prevailing beliefs about this first live CD issue from the White Stripes is (arguably) that the recording is both electrifying and a shame. Electrifying for obvious reasons, because Jack White is one of the last of the true Rock Stars in the Age of Auto-Tune…

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Grand Atlantic at Spike Hill, 03.13.10

Brisbane, Australia’s Grand Atlantic played on a dreary and damp Saturday at Spike Hill in Williamsburg. Accompanied by the sounds of water droplets from the leaky ceiling, Spike Hill patrons enjoyed a preview of what’s to come in Austin next week, by the Queensland four-piece.

15 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More