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Giveaway: Tickets to the Vimeo Festival + Awards

Vimeo, the better dressed and hence cooler cousin of video sharing, is a perfect organizer to bring online video into a sexy festival of short film. We’re giving away 2 (TWO) tickets!

30 Sep 2010 | 1 comment | More

Playing With Your Food – The Vegetable Orchestra

The Vegetable Orchestra have been around for over ten years and have found a good amount of success (over 2 million views on the Youtube video above), and yet managed to elude my attention, damn it, I’m clearly cooking with the wrong RSS feeds.

29 Sep 2010 | More

James at Webster Hall, NYC, 9.28.10

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UK band James, at their heyday during the 80′s and 90′s, returned to the states Tuesday night to perform at Webster Hall, NYC. The Mancunians made it big in the 90′s with their infamously-titled hit song “Laid”…

29 Sep 2010 | More

BRMC Postpones Headlining Shows, Will Stay on Revised Stone Temple Pilots Trek

In the wake of Stone Temple Pilots’ decision to postpone their current headlining tour, support act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will have to shuffle and postpone two of their headlining dates as well.

28 Sep 2010 | More

Gary Lightbody Finds Creative Rebirth with an Elegant Tired Pony

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Gary Lightbody has a host of pressing issues that keep him up at night, and one of them affects his millions of fans more than the others: his tireless work ethic. The rest of the issues are layers of bollocks on chart-topping bollocks of heartache and regret generally reserved for his day job’s output.

28 Sep 2010 | 3 comments | More

Tired Pony – ‘The Place We Ran From’

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Not so much indie rock’s take on Trout Fishing in America or On the Road, the debut album from Gary Lightbody’s new supergroup Tired Pony arrives with an emotional storm between two lovers and ends up in pieces. What transpires along the way are pages of weary long-distance dedications and sublime moments of clarity and lovingly melodic folk-tinged slices of life with America as the unpredictably tidal backdrop.

28 Sep 2010 | 3 comments | More

Jimmy Eat World – ‘Invented’

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As the torch-bearers of pop-friendly emo, Jimmy Eat World’s ability to transcend the much-maligned genre to maintain a well-respected career is due in large part to their devotion to making searing, life-affirming rock tunes that people care about.

28 Sep 2010 | 1 comment | More

Salem – ‘King Night’

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King Night: One of the most hyped debut albums of 2010, a debut by a notorious triad of producers from the upper Midwest, shrouded in a veil of debauchery and the occult and almost drowning in buzz and controversy. Salem, by just releasing two limited edition EPs titled Yes I Smoke Crack and Water, created an entire new genre called “Drag.”

27 Sep 2010 | 3 comments | More

The Pipettes Return with New Album, Earth Vs The Pipettes

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Remember those UK lovelies, The Pipettes? Those high-styled pop darlings, known for their polka dots and catchy choruses, are back with a highly-anticipated album, Earth Vs The Pipettes…

27 Sep 2010 | More

New York Events September 25th: Teenage Stride, Dumbo Arts, Feeling Gloomy, Open Studios

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This Saturday is out in full force.

23 Sep 2010 | More