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Hooray for Earth to Release Debut in May, Tour with A Place to Bury Strangers

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They blew us (and pretty much everyone else) away at CMJ in October, and now New York quartet Hooray for Earth are set to blow the speakers off the rest of your houses when they release their debut full-length effort, True Loves, on May 3 via Dovecote Records.

12 Jan 2011 | 1 comment | More

Carrie’s Top 10s for 2010 – Mumford & Sons, The Dead Weather, Spiritualized, Lady Gaga

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This list is what happens when you allow a critic who doesn’t vibe to MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Salem near a keyboard and dusty headphones. Admittedly, I am behind on (or completely opposed to) some trends like the proliference of opium den electro and twinkly indie…

21 Dec 2010 | More

Teresa’s Top 10s of 2010: Warpaint, Oh No Ono, Sherlock’s Daughter, The Joy Formidable

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As the year comes to a close, it’s time once again for the dreaded look-backs, but the one that I look forward to is the reflection on the year in music, and 2010 was an incredible year for it.

21 Dec 2010 | More

The First Hooray For Earth

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Hooray For Earth is just starting their residency for the Play Good Music University at Piano’s and somehow we’ll talk about food.

6 Nov 2010 | 3 comments | More

Hooray For Earth Kicks Off Their Piano’s Residency

Tonight is the start of the Hooray For Earth residency at Piano’s. The shows start at 8PM every Wednesday in November and every line up looks if not outstanding, then between definitely above good/great, with a few high quality curatorial gems. Click the thumbnail for the full schedule.

3 Nov 2010 | More

Yukon Blonde, Hooray for Earth, Electric Tickle Machine, Oberhofer, Zowie and BRAHMS at Pianos, CMJ 2010 Day 1, 10.19.10

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Time check: 1:21 PM and things are off to a relatively quiet start for the CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival 2010 at Pianos on Manhattan’s Lower East Side for the Music Slut showcase on Tuesday afternoon.

20 Oct 2010 | 4 comments | More

Hooray For Earth on Tour with Admiral Radley, Remixes

Fresh off the heels of a tour with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Surfer Blood, New York’s Hooray For Earth have announced new tour dates in support of their recent EP, the sunny and wonderfully psychedelic Momo (Dovecote Records).

23 Jul 2010 | More

The Futureheads, Hooray For Earth and The Static Jacks at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 06.01.10

“This is the first time we’ve ever played in Brooklyn – a life changing experience perhaps,” joked Futureheads guitarist Ross Millard, setting the tone for the night as the band launched into “The Chaos,” the first and title track from the quartet’s newest album.

3 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

Hooray For Earth and The Futureheads Release Albums Today, Kick Off Tours

Hooray For Earth and The Futureheads both mark the release of new records with a show at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Hooray For Earth’s new EP, Momo, and the latest effort from The Futureheads, The Chaos, are both out on Dovecote Records today.

1 Jun 2010 | More

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Surfer Blood Team Up for Tour

Summer’s here, so who can’t resist a little more jangle, jangle and catchy pop to sweeten our nights? Kanine Records’ Surfer Blood, in support of their debut album, Astro Coast, and Slumberland’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, (just back from a month hitting countries from Japan to New Zealand), are teaming up for a 2-week U.S. tour (also with Hooray for Earth).

8 Apr 2010 | More