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The Black Shades: Now Hear This

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As Kentucky’s The Black Shades tell it, they formed out of sheer necessity. In their own “wild minds” they like to reveal a little about their origins with this tale: “Jack White and David Bowie got together over a dinner of boiled goose (prepared by Julian Casablancas) and asked that fate bring Aaron Clark, Michael Dean, Michael Thomas, and Jerry Kessinger together in order to create the indie-dance-pop tunes that so many folks are pining for these days

3 Apr 2011 | 3 comments | More

Jay-Z, Muse and Gorillaz to Headline Coachella

Muse, Gorillaz and All Points West hero Jay-Z have been confirmed to headline the 2010 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, set to take place April 16-18 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, where the can’t-miss festival debuted in 1999.

19 Jan 2010 | More

Julian Casablancas – “Phrazes for the Young”

Phrazes for the Young, the solo debut from Strokes frontman Julian Casablacas, is a busy, messy marvel. Its principle vibe, a synthy, complicated rush of blood to the head, must be what life as a cog or lever in a downtown Manhattan pinball machine sounds like.

3 Nov 2009 | More