September 20th, 2014 at 6:59 am by
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September 19th, 2014 at 5:21 pm
Attn: New Yorkers, NYC fall tourists, Cat Power fans
Make note that Cat Power will be headlining Day 2 of the Modern Sky Festival, soon to be taking over Rumsey Playfield in Centrail Park. Advance tickets can be found here.
If you have not already heard or read about here, there many new tour dates that have been announced in North America and Europe (solo).… Read more
September 19th, 2014 at 12:01 pm by
Currently in the middle of an Australian tour, earler this morning, Iceage premiered the 3rd video from the forthcoming 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love', "How Many" (photography - Kristian Emdal).
Preorder 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love' (in stores October 6 in Europe, October 7 in North America) from the following :
- The Matador Store (3 sided-vinyl edition or 16 page booklet / cd)
*- ( at iTunes and Amazon MP3, both "The Lord's Favorite" and "Forever" are available as instant downloads when preordering the album)
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September 17th, 2014 at 9:06 am by
We'd like to congratulate Interpol on 'El Pintor' entering next week's U.S. Billboard Top 200 album chart at #7. That said, this project is very much a marathon rather than a sprint (though it's funny how often that cliche is employed by persons who've neither sprinted or run marathons) and along with a new date added to the band's massive touring schedule (see below) in Pomona, CA, today marks the release of the 2nd music video from 'El Pintor', the Paul Banks directed "Twice As Hard", filmed at NYC's Mendez Boxing. The video premiered earlier this morning via The Guardian and Boing Bo… Read more
September 16th, 2014 at 11:04 am
(photo by Mike Hughes)
EMA is back on the road today, with several shows in the Midwest supporting Spoon. Starting the 27th (in Cleveland), the band will be on a run of headlining dates including NYC's Bowery Ballroom and a homecoming show at Mississippi Studios in Portland.
ICYMI: "False Flag" & "Neuromancer" (From "The Late Show With David Letterman)
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September 15th, 2014 at 10:37 am by
'Too Bright', the 3rd album from Perfume Genius is out one week from tomorrow (September 23) and is streaming in full today via NPR First Listen. NPR's Jacob Ganz, while suggesting the Adrian Utley / Ali Chant helmed-recording was "designed to overwhelm", calls Mike Hadreas' masterwork, "awe-inspiring".
(photo by Luke Gilford)
Over at The New Yorker, Sasha Frere-Jones is equally effusive in his praise, opining that 'Too Bright' is "a profoundly beautiful record that remains intense throughout its brief, thirty-three-minute running time" ("one of the most encouraging albums of t… Read more