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White Lies Announce Spring Tour Dates

London trio White Lies has confirmed the dates of a brief, seven-city Spring tour of North America in support of their recently released sophomore effort, Ritual. Set to kick off on May 17th at Boston’s historic Paradise Rock Club, the trek will wrap just a hair short of two weeks later on May 26th in Mexico City.

28 Feb 2011 | More

2011 Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets Go On Sale March 4th

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The 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival is now official, and will take place on Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 in Chicago’s Union Park.

28 Feb 2011 | More

Dolorean – ‘The Unfazed’

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The fourth release from Portland, OR’s alt-country outfit Dolorean plays like an intimate gathering of friends spanning time under the setting sun on a breezy afternoon in a wheat field. Refreshing in its candor and windswept minimalism, The Unfazed tackles heartbreak, resentment and resilience with a true grit in the truest sense…

28 Feb 2011 | More

NME Shockwave NME Award Winners Biffy Clyro to Tour West Coast and More

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Congrats go out to Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro, who have just beat out Arcade Fire and Muse, winning the 2011 Shockwave NME Award for Best Live Band.

25 Feb 2011 | More

The Prodigy and Linkin Park Invade L.A.’s Staples Center, 2.23.11

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On Wednesday night, The Prodigy & Linkin Park put on one of this year’s best arena rock shows, to a sold-out Staples Center. The auspiciously named A Thousand Suns World Tour brought die hard fans out for both bands, making the energy of the crowd insane with a deafening wall of sound.

24 Feb 2011 | More

Track Now: Igorrr Rising Up

“Pavor Nocturnus”, a track from Igorrr reminds me of some of the output from Venetian Snares (Szerencsétlen for example), although …Read the Rest

23 Feb 2011 | More

Autolux to Release New EP, Followed by West Coast Tour Dates

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The always-enigmatic Autolux are set to release a new digital EP on March 1st via tbd Records called The Bouncing Wall / Census.

23 Feb 2011 | 1 comment | More

Arcade Fire Confirm Spring US Tour Dates

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The Grammy award-winning band that Bieber weepers and former talk show hosts haven’t heard of is set to embark on a Spring tour of the U.S. that will commence on April 9 in Broomfield, CO, and wrap on May 6 at the annual Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Local Natives, The National, Okkervil River and Explosions in the Sky have all been tapped for support along the way.

22 Feb 2011 | More

Gary Graham, Imitation, Suzanne Rae: Ukrainian Shepherd to Veronica Lake at NYC Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

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The first sinewy beats of “See Birds” by Balam Acab brought models donned in Greasers rock and roll/high rococo black wigs through the off-kilter door and down the wooden plank runway in Graham’s Franklin Street boutique.

21 Feb 2011 | More

Elbow Unveils More Details of April’s ‘build a rocket boys!’

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The always inimitable Elbow set to release their fifth studio album build a rocket boys! on April 12 via Fiction Records (digitally on March 8), have begun confirming additional details of the highly anticipated follow-up to 2008′s Mercury Prize-winning The Seldom Seen Kid. Produced by Elbow keyboardist Craig Potter…

21 Feb 2011 | More