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How to Destroy Angels – ‘S/T EP’

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Trent Reznor has always been a moody, mood-obsessed gearhead. So it should come as no devastating surprise that his first major creative output since hitting the pause button on Nine Inch Nails after 20 years and taking vows, is a little nacht music…

23 Jun 2010 | 3 comments | More

Stars – ‘The Five Ghosts’

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Stars have made a career with tunes that I like to describe as “breezy bereavement.” Now on their fifth studio album, The Five Ghosts, the beloved Montreal quintet have chosen to take it down a notch, lacing each maudlin tune with pristine, sparse, synth-leaning arrangements…

23 Jun 2010 | 2 comments | More

The Pretty Reckless – ‘S/T EP’

When we hurl the presumptively judgmental slur of “precocious” at a young star as was the case with Dakota Fanning some years ago, is it because they are too talented for their own good? Thereby inciting a jealousy no one wants to cop to?

23 Jun 2010 | 3 comments | More

Interpol Turns on the ‘Lights,’ Announces New Tour Dates

Yesterday, Interpol released the bizarre video for “Lights,” the first single off of the group’s self-titled album due in September. Directed by Charlie White, and featuring beautiful women in strange masks and milky substances in what could double as a Nip/Tuck nightmare sequence…

23 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

You Say Party! We Say Die! Announces Name Change

Canadian neo new wavers You Say Party released a statement today, thanking fans and supporters for all of the support since the sudden passing of drummer Devon Clifford in April and announcing the band’s plans going forward.

23 Jun 2010 | More