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Hear The Antlers – Burst Apart In Its Entirety on NPR

Hear The Antlers – Burst Apart In Its Entirety on NPR

The Antlers follow up to their 2009 album Hospice is here and streaming in its entirety on NPR right now. I always get the Antlers mixed up with like, 9 other bands, but I liked Hospice a lot, so I’m excited. I hope you’re excited.   Listen to Burst Apart...

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Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

The Beastie Boys are back! It’s been years since we’ve heard a rap album from them and Make Some Noise proves the trio hasn’t lost any of their edge from hiatus. The give-and-take delivery is still used to perfect effect and punch lines are as clever as they have always...

By Vintage
Freeball Friday! Videos and Videos

Freeball Friday! Videos and Videos

Lupe Fiasco feat Skylar Gray – “Words I Never Said” Lupe Fiasco – Music – More Music Videos Not a bad video, not a great song. Wilco – “Airline to Heaven” Never really got as gay for Wilco as everyone else seems to be. Barack Obama included, apparently. David Byrne...

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Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

The 20th installation of the Chicago-based festival, Lollapalooza has been unveiled to the world, and it looks like 2002. Eminem, Foo Fighers, Cold Play and a treasure trove of other goodies. But as one Pinpoint writer put it in so many words, sometimes the non-headliners can make the festival. Or...

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Kurt Vile and the Violators @ Echo 4-21

Kurt Vile and the Violators @ Echo 4-21

Kurt Vile and the Violators Echo, Los Angeles 4-21-11 Here is the setlist starting from about 25% of the way in; if you know the first 4 songs leave us a comment. Setlist: Ghost Boss Overnite Freeway Peeping Tom He’s Alright Encore: In my time Freak Forklift Photos By Ben...

By Big Ben
Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming

Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming

Charles Bradley has lived a rough life, and he’s lived a lot more of it than most new artists. I won’t try to paraphrase the biography on his website about the hardships he’s struggled with, but I recommend reading it. Ever since seeing James Brown as a young man, he...

By Daniel G
SXSW 2011 Audio/Video Retrospective

SXSW 2011 Audio/Video Retrospective

Charles chronicled his SXSW 2011 experience, day-by-day, artist-by-artist, in the conclusion to SXSW 2011 perspectives of a first timer Date: 4/16 Band: Braids Live/Interview: Interview Thoughts Going In: This band plays music so precious, it makes my heart hurt. I want them to like me so my girlfriend can use...

By Charles
SXSW 2011 perspectives of a first timer

SXSW 2011 perspectives of a first timer

Anyone who tells you that SXSW is a free-wheeling rock and roll endeavor, that you can see great music for free (once you’ve paid a few hundred bucks) at every turn, that the pork is free and the beer is cheap and time is an elastic standard to only be...

By Charles
Those Darlins @ Satellite 4-19-11

Those Darlins @ Satellite 4-19-11

Last Tuesday 4-19 “Those Darlins” graced The Satellite (formally spaceland) in Silver Lake, Los Angeles with their Nashville drenched blend of Southern Rock. Side note it’s funny how centrally Tennessee is located yet it’s status as “The South” is never in doubt. Anyhow these ladies and their gentleman drummer like...

By Big Ben
Neon Indian – Album Teaser and Summer Tour!

Neon Indian – Album Teaser and Summer Tour!

NEON INDIAN – HEART: ATTACK from gorillavsbear.net on Vimeo. Neon Indian is a band that makes music and videos, and stuff. Here’s a video to prove that they have another album coming out; as well as tour dates to prove that they know how to play the songs by heart....

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Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!

Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!

LCD Soundsystem played their last ever show on April 2nd at Madison Square Garden. Emotional, admirable, a very long gig – it came across as all of these things. James Murphy deserves credit for actually quitting while he was ahead, and hanging up the LCD moniker at a time when...

By Lemon
Noah and The Whale News and Free Download!

Noah and The Whale News and Free Download!

Let’s see, let’s see; Noah and The Whale has, have? has? Grammar Ninjas please help! Anyways, new downloadable track from Noah and The Whale. Give It All Back (Live From RAK Studios) by Noah and the Whale And a new video debut for the song “Tonights The Kind of Night”...

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