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Laurel Halo Remixes Planningtorock’s “Living It Out” to a Perfectly, Germanic Trippy T, Whatever That Means

We are eccentric, upper class Germanic peoples who choose to place our comforting follies in the woods. We are poetic, trippy, yet also down-to-earth, and appreciate a long, drawn out poetry. I must admit, I’d like to belong to this class…

4 Nov 2011 | More

S.C.U.M – ‘Again Into Eyes’

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Again Into Eyes doesn’t mean to be a nostalgic album, but it can’t help it, given the deadpan, sexy funereal baritone of Thomas Cohen and S.C.U.M’s celestial synths and titanic, psychedelic guitar leanings, all seemingly informed, (though not admittedly), by the best of the dark romantics…

14 Oct 2011 | More

Big Deal Signs to Mute, Continues UK Tour with Anna Calvi

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The UK’s male/female duo Big Deal, made up of KC Underwood and Alice Costelloe, has just been signed to the esteemed Mute Records. Their first full length LP will be released this fall.

6 May 2011 | More

Liars: Win Complete CD Catalog and Tickets to See Liars in Brooklyn, Saturday, June 26th

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Win a pair of tickets to see Liars return to their former stomping ground this weekend to headline a stellar Northside Festival bill in Brooklyn on Saturday, June 26th. The show is sure to be epic and breezy, since it’s taking place at the MetroPCS stage at a new venue called Newtown Barge Park

22 Jun 2010 | More

Goldfrapp Comes Out with Head First in March

Since their first Mercury-nominated release, Felt Mountain, we’ve followed Goldfrapp’s every note, so we are head over heels to hear …Read the Rest

1 Dec 2009 | More

A Place To Bury Strangers: Sweet Melodies of the Ear-Shattering Kind

The term “ear-splitting shoegaze” may seem a sly oxymoron, but Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers have never denied there is some truth to that accolade, as well as the one deeming them “New York’s loudest band.” Their own moniker, “Total Sonic Annihilation”, prominently displayed on their MySpace page, confirms they’re proud of their dangerous decibels…

28 Sep 2009 | 4 comments | More

A Place To Bury Strangers to Release Their Exploding Head on Mute

A Place To Bury Strangers, fresh from their sun-defyingly dark and stormy set at the Siren Festival 2009, will release …Read the Rest

21 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

Fever Ray: Burning From the Inside

Ominous, effective, uplifting, vibrant, elegiacal, anxious: such are a few words that only begin to describe the dramatic intensity of the songs of Fever Ray, the latest solo project from The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson.

13 Feb 2009 | 1 comment | More