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Lollapalooza Lineup Announced

written by: Matt Flint on April 26, 2011

At midnight, Lollapalooza announced the full lineup for their summer festival. And, oh boy, the summer festival scene this summer is looking pretty great. First Pitchfork blew us away and now Lolla is in the running for most raddest. Not quite as out there and diverse as Pitchfork, but still a solid lineup. Lollapalooza 2011 […]

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New Fucked Up: “Ship of Fools”

written by: Matt Flint on April 25, 2011

Fucked Up’s epic David Comes to Life is quickly becoming one of the most hotly anticipated records of this year. And for good reason. Remember when you first heard The Chemistry of Common Life? These guys are proving that you can still make intelligent, emotional heavy music without being cheesy and have a huge appeal […]

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New Bon Iver Info and Tracklist

written by: Matt Flint on April 20, 2011

We have confirmation! This is the cover for the new self-titled Bon Iver record coming in June. According to Pitchfork: Vernon and brother Nate recorded and mixed the album over a three-year period at a former veterinarian’s clinic in Wisconsin. Regular Vernon collaborators Sean Carey, Mike Noyce, and Matt McCaughan play, sing, and contributed production […]

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About Arcade Fire’s Light Up Balls

written by: Matt Flint on April 18, 2011

If you are like me and didn’t make the pilgrimage to California for Coachella, you lived pseudo-vicariously through your twitter feed this weekend. And after Arcade Fire’s set everyone was blowing up (get it?) about the light up balloons they dropped on the crowd. An avalanche of light-up beach balls, part of a continuing art […]

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List your purchases Record Store Day ’11

written by: Andy Keil on April 18, 2011

Now that the dust has settled from Record Store Day 2011 (the biggest one yet,) it’s time to take a look at everything you scored. Some choose to navigate the slew of limited edition singles, while others go for the bigger ticket album re-releases and almost everyone walks away happy (as long as you got […]

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Is this New Bon Iver Material?

written by: Matt Flint on April 15, 2011

Justin Vernon, while he has kept busy with Volcano Choir and GAYNGS, allegedly has a new Bon Iver record coming out in June. On the Bon Iver website yesterday, this video popped up of a minute of vocal-less music and woodsy imagery. Could this be a sampling of the new record? Sounds good to us! […]

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John Stamos in Low’s New Video

written by: Matt Flint on April 14, 2011

Low have a new record out called C’mon. That’s also what you say when you see John Stamos in the leading video for the single “Try to Sleep.” “C’mon, John Stamos.” “C’mon, Low.” The video really is beautiful, like a very special episode of Full House, except with super brooding slowcore jams from an amazing […]

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Nine Types of Light: The Movie

written by: Matt Flint on April 12, 2011

Accompanying TV On The Radio’s latest release Nine Types of Light, the band released a 60 minute-long film with visuals to go with every song. Watch the video in its entirety below.

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Another New Beastie Boys Track

written by: Matt Flint on April 12, 2011

Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 has been a long time coming. Like…eight years! But, luckily, now that it is just around the bend we are getting a ton of new Beastie Boy jams in rapid fire. The newest track comes via a BBC 1 radio rip, where host Zane Lowe interviewed Mike D and played […]

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First Listen: w h o k i l l

written by: Matt Flint on April 11, 2011

w h o k i l l is a huge step forward forĀ Merrill Garbus (AKA tUnE-yArDs), and is out the gate one of the best records I have heard so far in all of 2011. While her debut releaseĀ BiRd-BrAiNs turned mine and a lot of people’s heads back in 2009, the primitiveness of the recording […]

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