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XL Records Giving Away Vinyl Today, Like There Is No Tomorrow

XL Records decided to do something entirely un-digital: they’re giving away actual vinyl that they will actually ship to your home/bunker/office/card board box. On the vinyl is a mix of artists from their label, and it’s a good one, see for yourself:

8 Sep 2011 | More

Friendly Fires Sign on to NYLON’s Winter Music Tour, Will Perform on Kimmel in August

Big news out of the Friendly Fires camp this week. First came the announcement that the English group’s debut record was nominated for a 2009 Mercury Prize, and now they are set to jump on to NYLON’s inaugural Winter Music Tour in mid-November. Full bill and routing of the tour is still being confirmed at press time.

23 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

2009 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced; Winner on September 8

The nominations for the 2009 Mercury Prize have just been announced and the surprise here is that there really isn’t a surprise as much-talked about artists such as Bat for Lashes and La Roux made the list. Winners will be announced on September 8. Elbow took home the honor last year for The Seldom Seen Kid.

21 Jul 2009 | More

Coachella 2009: Sunday, Day 3, April 19, 2009: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Cure

Sunday was the scorcher of the Coachella stretch, so it seemed a good idea to sleep in and catch some …Read the Rest

20 Apr 2009 | More