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‘WeAreTheWorksInProgress’ Japan Benefit Compilation (Sylvian, Maus, Dreijer Anderson)

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The particularly freezing, slow ambiance on display here will heighten your synesthesia, without a doubt. The tones bleed together like oils on an expressionist palette, and you see them moving towards an abstract canvas to create a vivid image of raw, if subdued, emotion. Curated with expertise, the fade is perfect…

9 Feb 2012 | More

Jack White: Festival Dates Confirmed

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Jack White has confirmed the first two live dates in support of his upcoming debut album Blunderbuss, out April 24 (Third Man Records/Columbia). Alabama’s Hangout Music Fest (May 18th) and Sasquatch! (May 26th) out west, in Washington…

9 Feb 2012 | More

The Foreign Resort Release Video for “Take A Walk” from New EP

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It’s Dane week around here. Danish indie band The Foreign Resort has just released the official video for their epic song, “Take A Walk,” from their most recent EP (and first US release, on Monolathe Recordings), The Foreign Resort.

5 Feb 2012 | More

Elijah Wood, DJ (Bushmills “Since Way Back” Event)

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I am still burping up the delicious ginger puree used to make all of the cocktails I guzzled at last …Read the Rest

3 Feb 2012 | 1 comment | More

Show Is Sold Out So Just Look At The Flier

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  The show at 285 Kent Ave, Brooklyn with Beige, Class Actress, Dog Leather and of course Pictureplane is sold …Read the Rest

3 Feb 2012 | More

Salem’s “Better Off Alone” Is A Group Effort

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Jacques Derrida also once shrewdly remarked in a his seminal text on Metaphysics of Logocentrism, “The remixers become the remix”. To that Jacques Lacan then added: “Gaze. Rape gaze” and let go of a puffet of rich purple dank smoke*. And so today brings us an Alec Empire and Atari Teenage Riot remix of the Salem version of “Better Off Alone” is a muggier, angrier, and a more energetic version. Give it a listen.

3 Feb 2012 | 1 comment | More

Choir of Young Believers to Release Rhine Gold on March 20; US Tour Planned

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Choir of Young Believers, led by intense singer Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, spin an intoxicating mix of choral harmonies and modern new wave on songs like “Patricia’s Thirst” from their upcoming second album, Rhine Gold, out March 20 on Ghostly International.

3 Feb 2012 | More

Prinzhorn Dance School – ‘Clay Class’

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The cover art of Clay Class is a hint of the rich starkness inside. Cleverly named British duo Prinzhorn Dance School, (made up of Tobin Prinz and Suzi Horn), delivers a visceral slice of life with a slick bleakness that hasn’t reared its head this seductively since the first days of post-punk. This isn’t a dig; I’m addicted.

2 Feb 2012 | More

oOoOO’s “NoWayBack” MP3 Single Released from Upcoming EP

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oOoOO, who introduced some elusive new sounds during the midst of a hit-laden set at his recent PopGun/S!CK party appearance at Brooklyn’s Glasslands, continues to expand his intense range on the upcoming 5-track release with the crushingly honest title, Our Loving Is Hurting Us, due April 10th on Tri Angle Records.

1 Feb 2012 | More