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Northside Festival on Saturday: Liars and Fucked Up at Newtown Barge Park, Brooklyn, Parenthetical Girls at Coco 66

Liars play each show as if it’s their last and never disappoint, and if you’ve caught them live this year, you might say they’ve become a sisterhood of sorts (yes, the title of their latest album, Sisterworld, says all).

28 Jun 2010 | More

Carl Barat is a Multimedia King with Upcoming Solo Album, Memoirs, Film and Libertines Reunion

London’s Carl Barat has used the many months of his “self-imposed, post Dirty Pretty Things exile” wisely, buckling down to get studious. He’s accomplished what any smart, semi-retired, once famous (still famous), musician with a bit of college acting background should do. Barat has just announced that not only will he have a solo album due out in October…

28 Jun 2010 | More

URB ALT Festival New York, 6.24.2010 and 06.25.2010

It’s not often that I go to a show not knowing what to expect and end up being pleasantly surprised by what transpires, but such was the case with Thursday’s installation of the URB ALT Festival at Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn.

28 Jun 2010 | 2 comments | More

Northside Festival On Friday: Fiery Furnaces, Woom, John Mulaney

We saw Woom (say woom woom WooM WOOM with me), John Mulaney, one of the funniest comedians around and Fiery Furnaces, who lit up the crowd (and all those other puns). Click through for the full report and more videos.

27 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

A Beautiful New Track By Salem: “King Night”

Play Salem, over and over, this is a new song: Salem King Night

26 Jun 2010 | More

The Best Live Video Of Electric Tickle Machine

My tractor blew out so I couldn’t make their show at Shea Stadium, click through for the hi-res version.

26 Jun 2010 | More

TeamCoco Premieres New Dead Weather Video

The good people at have just premiered the living Banksy-esque video for “Blue Blood Blues,” the new single off of Dead Weather’s excellent sophomore album, Sea of Cowards.

25 Jun 2010 | More

Stream Zambri’s Oh No Ono Remix

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We love Zambri. After falling in love with their recent EP, Bang for Changes, the eerie delight of single “W/Somebody” (also one of our favorite videos of the year),…

25 Jun 2010 | More

Oh No Ono Releases Remix EP

The latest from Danish psychedelic indie rockers Oh No Ono is the Internet Warrior EP, featuring a variety of remixes of tracks from the 2009 album, Eggs (2010 in the U.S.).

25 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

Gary Lightbody’s Tired Pony is Arriving in September

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody is set to release his latest project, Tired Pony, on September 28th via Mom + Pop. A band and not a solo effort, Tired Pony boasts an enviable all-star line-up…

24 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More