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Food S†Δmps (who you callin’ Food Stamps?) Residency at Bruar Falls

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Food S†Δmps are doing a weekly residency at Bruar Falls every Wednesday of December 2O!o, and after the last good …Read the Rest

30 Nov 2010 | 4 comments | More

ISVOLT – Disaro Records Compilation of Witch House Music

Disaro records is the brainchild of Robert Disaro, who released Salem stuff back in 2007 and appears in this fine NY Times article on the topic of DJ Screw and Houston and parking lot parties. Disaro has been keeping on top the screw-drag-gaze sounds, so this compilation may be at the forefront…

30 Nov 2010 | More

Bright Eyes Confirm New Album Details, New York and London Dates

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Indie-folk stalwarts Bright Eyes are set to release their seventh studio album, The People’s Key, on February 15, 2011 via Saddle Creek. Recorded in the group’s homebase of Omaha, NE at ARC Studios with core members Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott…

30 Nov 2010 | 1 comment | More

Nine Inch Nails – ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ (2010)

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My first experience with Nine Inch Nails’ seminal debut effort arrived in conjunction with the sand-encrusted drive home from a boating trip. I was 14 and in the backseat of a popular surfer’s car as we sped down the highway from Jupiter Inlet in South Florida.

30 Nov 2010 | More

PJ Harvey Reveals ‘Let England Shake’ Tracklist, Will Preview New Track Tomorrow

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As reported last week, PJ Harvey will release her new album, Let England Shake, on February 15, 2011 via Vagrant Records in the U.S. The effort’s 12-song tracklisting was revealed this morning, along with the announcement that Harvey will preview a new track on her official website beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, November 30.

29 Nov 2010 | 1 comment | More

How did Salem the Band do as Salem the Cult in Shoreditch?

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Some of these new bands have totally screw-gazey sounds and take on all of these occult belief systems, like: “don’t fuck with our creative process” and “no, thank you, I don’t want 10% in return for your ownership of all of my work.” Salem (S4lem!), is definitely one of these devil mongers of individuality and they just played in a big-ole church in the Shoreditch neighborhood of London. So how did it go?

28 Nov 2010 | More

Delta Spirit and Darker My Love, Webster Hall, NYC, 11.24.10

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Fresh off their tour with Band of Horses, L.A.’s Darker My Love are back on the road touting their newest album, Alive As You Are, mixing it up with songs from their past. I hadn’t seen them live since they left their psych rock, trippy leanings for a warmer, more countrified, yet classic 60′s sound.

27 Nov 2010 | More

Assorted Photos From Around the Neighborhood

There are a thousand-many-pack-of-cigarettes-and-drink ways that we express ourselves against people who bump into us, push us aside, or protrude …Read the Rest

25 Nov 2010 | More

Happy Thanksgiving: These 3 Spend Their Money Wisely

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I embarrassed myself enough by fainting/falling/peaking at their last song:

We’ll trash Umberto Eco and donate along the way. (your donations will be doubled by us)

25 Nov 2010 | More

We Are Enfant Terrible, of France, Sign to Last Gang Records

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We Are Enfant Terrible, a French electro-rock trio who were a Sentimentalist Magazine top pick from CMJ 2009, have just signed to Last Gang Records in the U.S., with their debut full-length to come in early 2011.

24 Nov 2010 | 1 comment | More