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Single: Kid Cudi and Snoop Dogg – “That Tree”

Single: Kid Cudi and Snoop Dogg – “That Tree”

Kid Cudi has been everywhere this year. This week, in particular, the Cudi inundation is in full force with the second episode of the HBO Orginal series “How to Make it in Amerca” airing (featuring Kid Cudi), as well as this collaboration with Snoop Dogg on the Diplo-produced single “That...

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Minus the Bear – New Album May 4th & Tour

Minus the Bear – New Album May 4th & Tour

Exciting news out of Seattle – Minus the Bear has announced the scheduled release of their new album, OMNI, for May 4th. Grammy Award-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (White Stripes, My Morning Jacket) has been working with the band whose album will be released on their brand new label, Dangerbird Records....

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Iggy Pop “Confident” The Stooges Can Record Post Ron Asheton

Iggy Pop “Confident” The Stooges Can Record Post Ron Asheton

Iggy Pop looks like he might be looking to record some new, or at least unreleased, material after The Stooges reunion tour this year. In an interview with Billboard he said, “Ultimately I’d like to get into the studio with the group and maybe have a couple old songs, a...

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Fang Island – Fang Island

Fang Island – Fang Island

Thank you, Fang Island. It’s been cold here these days. Dark, gray snow turning the once winter wonder into cheap liquor sleet and it’s taking a toll. On our hearts. On our minds. On our souls. It’s breaking us down. It’s making us monsters. Tortured mimeographs of the id, once...

By Charles
Video: Vampire Weekend “Giving Up the Gun” with Special Guest Appearances

Video: Vampire Weekend “Giving Up the Gun” with Special Guest Appearances

Check out the world premiere of “Giving Up the Gun” – off Vampire Weekend’s latest release, Contra. The video features appearances by Joe Jonas, The RZA of Wu-Tang fame, Lil Jon and Donnie...

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Interview: Southern Belle & Isom Innis

Interview: Southern Belle & Isom Innis

When the going gets tough, the tough get robotic. Isom Innis, the man-machine behind the Boston upstarts, Southern Belle recently underwent surgery as a result of heart arrhythmia. Doctors successfully replaced his aortic valve with a mechanical valve. Isom has since been balls to the wall busy, prepping his unique...

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OK Go – “This Too Shall Pass” Video Release March 1

OK Go – “This Too Shall Pass” Video Release March 1

The Grammy-Award winning OK Go will unveil their latest video masterpiece for the single “This Too Shall Pass” on Monday March 1st. The video will be embeddable and available at their official site: www.okgo.net Before shooting commenced last week, the band spent four months working with SynnLabs, a team of...

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Coheed and Cambria Release Teaser Video for New Album

Coheed and Cambria Release Teaser Video for New Album

Coheed and Cambria released a teaser video promoting their soon-to-release album Year of the Black Rainbow. The video is quick and catchy featuring snippet sound bites from band members along with choppily edited behind-the-scenes footage of the band recording in the studio.  The video gives a nice, intimate little taste...

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Minus The Bear Signs with Dangerbird Records

Minus The Bear Signs with Dangerbird Records

After releasing their latest album, Planet of Ice, Minus The Bear left Suicide Squeeze Records and seemed stuck in limbo.  After searching for a company that suits their creative needs they finally came to roost at Dangerbird Records.  “They are a label of artists for artists and we are very...

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Steel Train Announce Tour with Tegan & Sara, New Album

Steel Train Announce Tour with Tegan & Sara, New Album

Steel Train announces a soon-to-be-released new album and a North American tour with Tegan & Sara. Steel Train can also be seen at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and SXSW. Steel Train’s first single “Turnpike Ghost” is available for free download on the band’s official site: www.steeltrain.net Tour...

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Obits @ Cake Shop NYC 2-12-10

Obits @ Cake Shop NYC 2-12-10

Outside it was 20 degrees, upstairs an inviting 75. In the basement of the Cake Shop, where Obits was playing their first night of a two night engagement, it was probably over 100; oddly enough that’s just about the perfect temperature to see these guys. Obits isn’t big on theatrics....

By Big Ben
Owen Pallett – Heartland

Owen Pallett – Heartland

Eventide pizzicato, harmonium, nord, Wurlitzer, violin, mellotron, timpani, piano, flute, piccolo, clarinet, bassoon, and trumpet. Let me make this clear. This is just a sample of all the ingredients used. What for? No, not for a philharmonic orchestra, just for Owen Pallett’s album titled Heartland. How is this for a...

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