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“Love & Theft”, Strips The Innocence Of Childhood Characters

This video looks like having all ten of my childhood friends exchange faces immediately, while growing silver sporks from their foreheads.

11 Jun 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: Neon Indian Video Pays Tribute To Vladimir Arnold

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This video is directly from the Bonnaroo 2010 stream, but as soon as I saw it I had to ask if the constructivist t-shirt that Alan Palomo wore (the patterns are decidedly constructivist the words are Lenin, Revolution and some others I could not see, spelled out in Russian) is in an inadvertent head nod to Vladimir Arnold who had just passed away.

11 Jun 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: Thursday the Snow Came for Miike

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The roar of the crowd, and a surge of people run towards the stage; it would be difficult for any …Read the Rest

11 Jun 2010 | More

School of Seven Bells at Mercury Lounge, NYC, 6.10.10

Last night, School of Seven Bells played to a packed venue at Mercury Lounge, debuting tracks from their much buzzed-about sophomore effort Disconnect From Desire. Their set started out with “Windstorm,” opening track from the album, which to die-hard fans, may have sounded familiar, as Pitchfork offered an early listen on May 17.

11 Jun 2010 | More

Katzenjammer to Release Debut, Announces Tour

Oslo quartet Katzenjammer is hard to pin down. With an enviable sound that can only be described as a “musical circus cabaret, torch singing, gypsy folk, punk pop, [and] Balkan/Norwegian,” the ladies of Katzenjammer are set to release their debut effort, Le Pop, on June 29th.

11 Jun 2010 | More

Sleigh Bells to Hit the Road in July

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Electro buzz magnets Sleigh Bells are set to hit the road on a headlining tour starting July 1 in Baltimore in support of their recently released debut effort, Treats (out now on N.E.E.T. Recordings/Mom + Pop Records).

11 Jun 2010 | More

Toadies to Come Alive Again This Summer with ‘Feeler’

In 1995, an alt-rock tune called “Possum Kingdom” with the eerie refrain “Do you wanna diiiieeee?” was inescapable on popular radio format stations, as well as its unsettling video.

11 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

Trentemøller Releases Sophomore Album

Danish electronica artist Anders Trentemøller has just released a second album, Into the Great Wide Yonder, on his own label, In My Room Records.

11 Jun 2010 | More