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Sleigh Bells ‘Reign of Terror’

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It hurt like going to the dentist, except that your dentist was Kanye West, except that Kanye West was produced by Crystal Castles, except that Crystal Castles has just revealed that they had been borne of the ashes and silt of the krautrock scene. My expectations and excitement were through the roof for this album, so it was easy to be let down (I was indeed). For all of the school-shooter imagery, the whole thing felt a little wrist-slashy…

21 Feb 2012 | More

Italy’s A Classic Education Taking on the States and SXSW

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The handful of Italian indie bands who make it stateside is a pitiable few, but Bologna’s lush sextet A Classic Education have already worked their charms around the world, with shows played with the likes of Arcade Fire, Crystal Stilts and Wolf Parade.

20 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

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

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

Pulp to Return to the US for April Coachella, California and NYC Dates

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I’m not a fan of reunion tours, but since Jarvis Cocker has done quite well on his own and has not lost an ounce of his ascerbic wit and rock charisma, and this reunion will involve all original band members, the return of Pulp will not disappoint.

23 Jan 2012 | More

Girls Add U.S. Tour Dates This March with Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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Girls, the San Francisco-based duo of Christopher Owens and Chet “JR” White, have just announced their latest string of US tour dates this March with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. From the looks of the gap in the mid-March dates, they just may be making an appearance at SXSW as well.

17 Jan 2012 | 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