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Head to Texas for Austin Psych Fest 4 This Weekend

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This year’s Austin Psych Fest 4 spirals into Austin, Texas at the iconic, riverside Seaholm Power Plant this weekend, April 29 – May 1, 2011, curated and hosted by The Black Angels and The Reverberation Appreciation Society.

28 Apr 2011 | More

Death Grips – “Guillotine It Goes Yah”

I was planning on having a nice relaxing afternoon, you know, doing cartwheels in the park, eating spaghetti pie, watching …Read the Rest

27 Apr 2011 | 3 comments | More

Oberhofer Tour with Neon Indian, Sleigh Bells and More Begins April 28th in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn’s Oberhofer takes it to the road again, starting tomorrow in their hometown at Music Hall of Williamsburg, NY. Tour kicks off with Cults. Their ‘Away Frm U/Dead Girls’ 7″ is out now on Inflated Records.

27 Apr 2011 | More

The Wombats – ‘This Modern Glitch’

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The Wombats are as wry and infectious as ever, but either I’ve outgrown them or their overabundance of “woo woo”-backed hooks have begun to wear thin. Added keyboard flourishes and bigger production details (courtesy of big guns like Rich Costey, Eric Valentine, Jacknife Lee…

26 Apr 2011 | 1 comment | More

Escape to New York Fest Comes to Southampton, NY for First Time, August 5 through 7, 2011

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What’s said to be one of the UK’s most eccentric and celebrated festivals, The Secret Garden Party UK, is bringing the first ESCAPE TO NEW YORK, a music and lifestyle festival, to Shinnecock Nation tribal land, adjacent to the tony Long Island town of Southampton for the first time this summer, August 5th through 7th, 2011.

26 Apr 2011 | More

Salem in Moscow

Right now go here: Russia, then Moscow and then: “go here right now 6/2 arbatsky perelouk“. Arbatsky pereulok is one …Read the Rest

23 Apr 2011 | More

Eleanor Friedberger to Release Solo Album, ‘Last Summer’ on July 12

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It’s about time. Eleanor Friedberger, singer, songwriter and style icon and of course, half of the Fiery Furnaces, is finally releasing her first solo album, Last Summer.

22 Apr 2011 | More

Update: Beacon EP Release Party at The Gutter, Brooklyn, 4.22.11 Was Amazing

I stutter when I try to say how perfectly timed their beats and pauses are and this is before I even try to talk about the melody and the movement of the energy in their songs. That energy is stunning.

Get your mind into that gutter! The first 50 people into Beacon’s EP release party at The Gutter get a free Beacon EP, so get your snazzy combo bowling/dancing shoes on early. Doors are at 9pm to drink, dance and bowl on a Friday night. Good clean fun.

21 Apr 2011 | More

S!CK April 22nd with OoOOo, Nike7up, Butterclock, Blissed Out, Mascara

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S!CK, the party that could, is becoming a cultural event that would, now that even the New Yorker has stodgily given some notice, while omitting details and getting some facts wrong, has crowned us with the finest prize: parents calling from all over the world saying, “ahem”, and “very good” and “wow, what fine language”. However, pay no heed to all that “jazz”, it’s still going to be just as weird and sick and whatever you will call an amazing experience. Listen to some of the performers in your private bubble and come join us this Friday at Santo’s.

20 Apr 2011 | More

Underground Rebel Bingo Giveaway for This Saturday, April 23

Apparently, in a dark haze, the Being in charge of the apocalypse has decided to use bingo as a means …Read the Rest

20 Apr 2011 | More