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Goldfrapp Comes “Alive” with New Single and June Tour Dates

Following Head First’s “Rocket” single is no easy task. But leave it to Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp of Goldfrapp to blend spandex, gold headbands and black-metal ghouls with a jubilant chorus for their latest visual/audio treat.

24 May 2010 | More

LCD Soundsystem – ‘This is Happening’

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The slow build of opener “Dance Yrself Clean,” with its steady tapping and synth-heavy, cathartic finish, is the perfect intro for an album filled with equal parts jubilant release and bittersweet, meditative revelation.

21 May 2010 | 3 comments | More

Au Revoir Simone Announce Remix Album and Tour

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Brooklyn’s dreamy electro trio Au Revoir Simone are set to release a remix album based on their 2009 effort, Still Night Still Light. Out July 6th via the girls’ own imprint label Our Secret Record Company, Night Light will feature mixes by Neon Indian, Jens Lekman, The Dirty Projectors’ Angel Deradoorian, and Tanlines among others.

21 May 2010 | 2 comments | More

Tallest Trees Debut Out in August

Nashville-based electro-psych duo Tallest Trees — Thomas “Trees” Samuel and Dabney “Voice” Morris — are set to release their debut album, The Ostrich or the Lark, on August 17 via Other Electricities.

21 May 2010 | More

Midnight Juggernauts Bring On The Crystal Axis This Month

You may remember the Midnight Juggernauts, Australia’s high tech wizards of intense space rock, coming back to NYC last October and unleashing single, “This New Technology,” upon appreciative crowds. They’ll soon return.

20 May 2010 | More

Mogwai Confirm Details of Live DVD and Album

Beloved Scottish post-punk quintet Mogwai have just confirmed details of their upcoming live DVD and album releases, out August 24.

20 May 2010 | More

Carney at Pianos, 05.19.10

After witnessing Carney enchant Pianos last night at their invite-only shindig, one would be considerably hard pressed to disagree with director Julie Taymor’s decision to hire frontman Reeve Carney to star in her upcoming Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark.

20 May 2010 | 1 comment | More

Events This Week: Style-Off and All the Other Festivals

On top of the Pop Fest this weekend also brings the Ear and Eye festival, a brand new fashion party called Style Off and a few experimental jive film events.

19 May 2010 | More

Members of Oh No Ono Launch New Indie Label Tambourhinoceros

The newest indie label on the scene has a moniker that conjures up wicked mental images of happy tambourine playing rhinoceroses. Founded by Kristoffer Rom and Aske Zidore of Danish indie popsters Oh No Ono, Copenhagen-based Tambourhinoceros has three releases to date, with a few more on deck for the summer.

19 May 2010 | More

NYC POPFEST 2010 Starts Tomorrow

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Bringing the jubbly bubbly world of indie music to the forefront on an annual basis, the annual NYC POPFEST has shed light on notable names like The Drums, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, as well as international tastemakers The Radio Dept. and The Orchids.

19 May 2010 | More