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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

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

What Is Your Inner Skrillex Doing Tonight?

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Well, tonight in New York your answer to the headline question could actually be: my inner Skrillex is going to be actual Skrillex and I am going to Webster Hall around 6PM and sound check and the sound engineers will make sure the sounds drop at all the right frequencies and volumes. Then my inner Skrillex wearing a real Skrillex suit…

31 Jan 2012 | More

Jack White’s “Love Interruption” Streams Free today, ‘Blunderbuss’ Album Out April 24

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Four, three, two… The countdown begins now. “Love Interruption” is the first track to be revealed off of the mighty Jack White’s forthcoming debut album, Blunderbuss. It will be exclusively available for Third Man Records’ Vault members to hear immediately, but not to worry, it will also be given to the public as a free stream at www.jackwhiteIII.com in a few minutes.

30 Jan 2012 | More

A Place to Bury Strangers “So Far Away”

This video by Secretly Jag for “So Far Away”, the single from A Place to Bury Strangers is a blooming hipstamatic flower. The washed out stop motion action follows the band on tour in a far away land (Europe) with beautiful faeries and mead, and strange architecture (one thing was leaning as if it’s about to fall over!). Oliver (Ackermann), the front man in a Romanian Taxi driver outfit (the moustache) made me confuse him for Eugene Hütz, which is exactly the kind of insight you came here to get from me.

27 Jan 2012 | More

Oz’s Bleeding Knees Club is Back with Album, SXSW and U.S. Tour Dates

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They’re young, wild and full of sass. Australia’s sneering punk duo, Bleeding Knees Club, is back, with a vengeance. Well, actually, it’s a debut album, Nothing to Do, coming out April 17th on IAMSOUND.

26 Jan 2012 | 2 comments | More

XIU XIU to Release ‘Always’ on Polyvinyl, March 6; New Video Out Now

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The incomparable Xiu Xiu will release Always on March 6th via Polyvinyl, on digital, CD and vinyl formats. The 12-track album will be released on white vinyl, and 500 limited edition copies of translucent pink vinyl will available through Polyvinyl mail order. To get fans geared up for the release, Xiu Xiu’s newest video, a dark and carnivalesque road trip-themed work for beat-heavy opening track “Hi”, was just premiered on Pitchfork.

24 Jan 2012 | More