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Anton Newcombe on the Latest Brian Jonestown Massacre: When Everybody’s an Artist, Nobody is

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The newest Brian Jonestown Massacre album, the band’s twelfth studio release, helmed, as usual, by Anton Newcombe, is a multi-cultural, unexpected exploration of beats, genres and tempos, far from any BJM psych-folk you’ve heard before. But don’t call Who Killed Sgt Pepper? a world album, per se.

17 Mar 2010 | 3 comments | More

The Sweet Plush Pop of Rinat Shingareev

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Some of these figures inspire fear and bemusement, they also instill calm with their presence and amuse us with their behavior. Through the eyes of Rinat they are friends to celebrate, understand and use for pop-iconographic work.

17 Mar 2010 | More

Arcade Fire Announce First Summer Festival Date and New Album For 2010 Release

Montreal’s jaunty rock orchestra, the Arcade Fire, has announced their first confirmed summer date, to take place at Ireland’s Oxegen Festival, July 8-11, 2010. It will be the band’s first show in two years. They last played a special set for Barack Obama’s inauguration in January 2009, which included a cover of the ever-popular Bruce Springsteen tune, “Born in the U.S.A”.

8 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

The Fiery Furnaces to Play Shows in the Name of Health Care Reform

Leave it to the Friedlanders to call their shows anything but a rock show, and all for the good of …Read the Rest

13 Aug 2009 | More