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Dom – ‘Family of Love’ EP

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“I smell youth culture,” exclaimed a twenty-something friend, surprised at herself for enjoying last Sunday’s mosh-em-up Death Set show at Jelly NYC’s Rock Yard so much. The same can be said for this EP, though it slides in with a louche kind of bratty playfulness rather than any aggro skater nose-thumbing.

9 Aug 2011 | More

The Kooks Return for Full U.S. Tour this November

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The Kooks captivated us once again at their NYC sold-out date this June, one of a few played here and L.A. as a special fan preview to their upcoming Junk of the Heart release, coming out via Astralworks/Capitol Records on September 13. They’ll return for their first full U.S. tour in three years this November.

9 Aug 2011 | More

Lollapalooza Day 3: Foo Fighters Play to Mud People; Best Coast, The Cars and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Evade the Rain

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Dripping from the torrential rain that plagued Sunday in Chicago, a white-eyed Dave Grohl confided to a sea of mud people, “You know what I like? A rock and roll band that actually gets up on stage and plays their fucking instruments,” before cuing a machine-gun “Monkey Wrench” march from Taylor Hawkins and throating that line about innocence, permanently etched into our early 90s conscious.

9 Aug 2011 | More