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Miri – ‘Okkar’

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Miri is a captivating, mainly instrumental quartet from Iceland that explores terrains of both the experimentally bombastic and meandering melancholic…

13 Jul 2011 | More

New Brooklyn Record Shop, CO-OP 87, to Open in Greenpoint This Friday, July 15

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And now for a little local news… CO-OP 87 may have started its stint with a soft opening in fall 2009, but this Greenpoint, Brooklyn record store has now expanded its selection…

13 Jul 2011 | 1 comment | More

Mr. Lewis and the Funeral 5 Toast Us with a Cover of The Kinks’ “Alcohol”

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For those of us who had one of those carnivalesque weekends rife with episodes that would fit in just fine in a late Fellini film, here’s a cover of the Kinks’ “Alcohol”, by Mr. Lewis and the Funeral 5…

11 Jul 2011 | More

In The Mix Bag: Gospels, Fostercare, Death Grips

Taras and Ryan, the principles of Gospels have a very peculiar sense of the world…
Also we listen to Fostercare and Death Grips.

9 Jul 2011 | More

Pussy Dance Party

There is definitely a cat, stretching. And there is also the Cat Face party for all people who like a dance, a loud music, and a good music at that.

9 Jul 2011 | More

Austra to Release Sparkle Remix 12″; In town for U.S. Tour

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Toronto’s recent Polaris Prize nominees Austra will follow up their powerful Domino Records’ release Feel It Break with a generous remix collection, the Sparkle 12″, on July 26th digitally, and August 23rd on vinyl.

9 Jul 2011 | More

The Vaccines Release Latest Video for “Norgarrd” Single

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London band, The Vaccines, who we caught opening for Arctic Monkeys this May, and who remind us of a vibrant mix of Stiff Little Fingers, Sex Pistols and the Libertines, have just revealed their latest video for their single “Norgarrd”…

8 Jul 2011 | More

Diamond Rings and Bell at Club Europa, Northside Festival, 6.19.11

We arrived early, shocked to find a mini line forming before 9pm to get in to see Diamond Rings. It was surprising to see such an impressive display of black-clad lovelies before sundown, one was tall and slim, with severe blond bob and sequined jacket and leggings…

1 Jul 2011 | More