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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 in a few minutes.

30 Jan 2012 | More

Creep – ‘Animals’ (feat. Holly Miranda)

CREEP’s latest video for “Animals” (feat. Holly Miranda) breathes desperation into the urban condition. Their signature staccato snare & choral violin production lends agreeably to the industrial isolationist backdrop.

8 Dec 2011 | More

Holiday Plans: Fiery Furnaces’ Frontwoman in Brooklyn

Fresh off her tours with The Kills and Wild Flag, the Firey Furnaces frontwoman returns to Brooklyn for two nights. Eleanor Friedberger will be at Gowanus’ favorite high school gymnasium on December 8th, this time without her veteran mother superiors.

6 Dec 2011 | More

Liars to Curate and Play the Sonic City Festival in Belgium This Weekend

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Ah to jump on a plane and fly to Belgium tonight. Even Liars need a break once in a while, getting out of the studio to flex their musical muscles. They will be taking a break from working on their follow-up to Sisterworld to curate the Sonic City festival in De Kreun, Belgium, taking place this weekend, from October 28-30th.

28 Oct 2011 | More

New Brooklyn Record Shop, CO-OP 87, to Open in Greenpoint This Friday, July 15

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And now for a little local news… CO-OP 87 may have started its stint with a soft opening in fall 2009, but this Greenpoint, Brooklyn record store has now expanded its selection…

13 Jul 2011 | 1 comment | More

Weekend Cool Down: HAM, Hard Mix, Von Haze and More

It hit a hundred in NYC and then hailed, but as of today, you’re in for a weekend cool down. …Read the Rest

9 Jun 2011 | More

Beacon ‘Rapture’

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This video from the boys at Beacon is the sort of thing that makes it possible to deal with the rapture morons, the science thugs and the East Village, Greenpoint, Tribeca “looting parties.” Now go out there and do something, something that’s at least as good, I dare you.

Watch the video->

20 May 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

Fostercare/Ritualz 12” Vinyl Coming Out…Soon

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Fostercare promises a 12” split vinyl EP with Ritualz to come out this summer, and based on his previous output, …Read the Rest

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