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CSS Third Album, ‘La Liberación’ Art and Date Announced

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Brazil’s electro-funkers CSS will follow up 2008′s ‘Donkey’ on August 22 with ‘La Liberación’, the new album featuring collaborations with Ratatat, Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie, and Mike Garson…

6 Jun 2011 | More

The Kaiser Chiefs Self-Release ‘The Future is Medieval’

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“Little Shocks” is definitely an apt title for the latest Kaisers’ killer single, since gone are the days of British indies being on overblown record labels that dwell in high rises. Kaiser Chiefs, UK’s comedic, catchy darlings best known for their break out hit, “I Predict a Riot”, released their fourth studio album, ‘The Future is Medieval’, yesterday.

4 Jun 2011 | More

DOM to Release ‘Family of Love’ EP August 9 on Astralwerks

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The sharp and synth-happy Dom has truly burst forth from his low-fi era of slinging minimalist beats from his Worcester bedroom to playing his hook-heavy pop music before the hordes.

1 Jun 2011 | More

Dead Leaf Echo Premiere New Track, “Woolgathering” and Announce Tour Dates

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We’re happy to premiere Dead Leaf Echo’s track, “Woolgathering,” the spacey remix by Mark Van Hoen. Have a listen here.

17 May 2011 | 1 comment | More

Digitalism Shares New Remix of “2 Hearts” from June’s ‘I Love You, Dude’ and Plot Summer Tour

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This weekend, Digitalism generously shared a new remix of their track “2 Hearts” from their new album, ‘I Love You, Dude’, being released June 21st on V2/Cooperative Music/Downtown Records. The band will also be headlining the HARD tour this August, sharing the stage with Caspa, Destructo, Jack Beats and Gesaffelstein.

16 May 2011 | More

Iceage Plan Their First U.S. Tour in Support of ‘New Brigade’

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Iceage, Copenhagen’s riotous punk darlings, currently touring with Fucked Up in the UK, have announced their first U.S. dates in support of their debut album, New Brigade.

9 May 2011 | More

Black Lips’ ‘Arabia Mountain’ Artwork Revealed

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The Black Lips have given fans a look at their latest album artwork for Arabia Mountain, produced by Mark Ronson and due out June 7 on Vice Records.

2 May 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

Tom Vek to Release New Album, ‘Leisure Seizure’, His First in Five Years

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British-born Tom Vek released his percussively infectious and raw debut album, We Have Sound, five years ago, self-produced as a solo work, mainly on an 8-track in his garage. He then willfully disappeared, and became a mysterious figure, especially bewildering for a guy who was then just in his early 20′s.

20 Apr 2011 | More

The Oh Sees to Release ‘Castlemania’ June 14th; Tour Begins in Mid-April

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Thee Oh Sees, led by the mighty firewall of a guitarist/singer John Dwyer, will release Castlemania, a 16-track album that Dwyer says will be packed with “songs about bad things, packaged in a summery record about getting numb to life…

18 Apr 2011 | More