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CREEP ‘Animals’ (Remixed and Anticipating Full-Length)

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A few weeks back we dropped CREEP’s Solaris-esque video for their latest track “Animal” (feat. Holly Miranda).  We just got word …Read the Rest

13 Jan 2012 | More

Tanlines’ Debut, Mixed Emotions, out March 20, 2012

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Brooklyn, NY’s Tanlines, Eric Emm (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and Jesse Cohen (drums, keyboards, bass), first released their music into the wilds in 2008, and have since built up a striking bunch of synth-based dance singles on hip labels from Kituné to Young Turks. Their debut album, Mixed Emotions, coming out on True Panther Sounds on March 20th, 2012, is well worth the four-year weight.

12 Jan 2012 | 1 comment | More

A Place to Bury Stranger Announces Tour Dates with The Joy Formidable

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A Place To Bury Strangers have announced their upcoming US tour with The Joy Formidable, kicking off on the West Coast in March. The tour will follow the Dead Oceans label release of APTBS’s Onwards To The Wall 5-song EP, out February 7th.

10 Jan 2012 | More

White Rabbits Announce ‘Milk Famous,’ Confirm Tour

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Borne of that state without region, Missouri, White Rabbits moved to Brooklyn to find some footing. Following up on their 2009 (“sophomore”) release It’s Frightening, they dropped “Heavy Metal” to announce a third album, Milk Famous (out March 6)…

9 Jan 2012 | More

Elizaveta Moves East to Tour Upcoming ‘Beatrix Runs’

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The upcoming album is more in line with my fantasy of what tween girls see as beauty, anyway. Not only is she re-inventing tween girl standards, she’s also re-inventing Burt Bacharach with her cover of “What The World Needs Now Is Love.” In her heart-melting vocal purity, she makes me wonder if she actually believes these words…

9 Jan 2012 | More

Trust to Release TRST on Arts & Crafts This February; Tour to Follow

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The lusty, chilling pop sounds of Trust are coming our way, including appearances at SXSW this spring. The Toronto-based duo, Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski (of Austra), will be touring in support of their eerily good debut, TRST, being released on February 28, 2012 on Arts & Crafts.

9 Jan 2012 | More

Expensive Looks Premieres ‘Moving Visions’ MP3, with Album Out January 17

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New York’s psych-pop producer Alec Feld, aka Expensive Looks, premiered “Moving Visions”, a moody, nocturnal dance track that instantly pulls you in, from his upcoming album, Dark Matters, out January 17 on Group Tightener.

5 Jan 2012 | More

XL Recordings signs Willis Earl Beal, Listen to “Evening’s Kiss”

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Per the above sketch, immersed in American folk art and Harlem Renaissance ether, I expected something a little more jazzy or bluesy than what followed. After hearing his “Evening’s Kiss,” Beal’s softly sad, underspoken, and minimally-ranging voice felt less about grander statements and more about experiences…

5 Jan 2012 | More

Youth Lagoon Premieres New Video, “July”, Adds Tour Dates in March

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Youth Lagoon, known to his friends as Trevor Powers, has just premiered a new video for his song “July”, directed …Read the Rest

4 Jan 2012 | More