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Last Night To Shag: Theophilus London Fills in at CMJ 2010′s Final Night at the Fader Fort, 10.23.10

We’ve covered the bands, done the (usually) enthusiastic showcase reports, provided the pictures. But what does the CMJ Music Marathon really add up to? It’s all about finally seeing bands discovered in passing or heard about…

25 Oct 2010 | More

We Are Scientists and Rewards at Bowery Ballroom, 07.14.10

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Wednesday night was filled with snappy beats and clever humor as New York’s own We Are Scientists returned to the city for a sold-out gig at Bowery Ballroom. This was the band’s first show on home turf in a while…

16 Jul 2010 | 2 comments | More

Lightspeed Champion to Release Sophomore Album in February 2010

Lightspeed Champion, aka former Test Icicles guitarist Dev Hynes, announced today that his sophomore record, Life is Sweet! Nice To Meet You will be released on February 16th, 2010 via Domino Records.

4 Nov 2009 | More

AAM Party for CMJ 2009 at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 10.24.09

Mellow was the vibe for the AAM CMJ day party at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday, when free veggie dogs were set out in the cool basement of the venue and Radiohead and Beatles vinyls were up for raffle. Music fans mingled, escaping the overcast weather for a day of Beatles Rock Band on the downstairs TVs, free food and good tunes.

25 Oct 2009 | More

Basement Jaxx – “Scars”

Never tiring when it comes to ingenuity, Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe have snatched up some current musical hotness and splattered their talent across Scars. Sam Sparro, Yo Majesty, Santigold, Lightspeed Champion and even Yoko Ono not only represent major genre criss-crossing, but the Basement Jaxx penchant for blending beats and voices that come from all over.

22 Sep 2009 | 2 comments | More

Lightspeed Champion: Dev Hynes Swooning Clever (Or, the Art of Eating Sandwiches)

  I’m sitting in a hip java joint in the heart of Shoreditch and Dev Hynes, aka Lightspeed Champion walks …Read the Rest

12 Feb 2008 | 2 comments | More