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Free Download From CSS – “Hits Me Like A Rock”

Free Download From CSS – “Hits Me Like A Rock”

CSS released a single from their upcoming album “La Liberacion” – being released on August 22nd. I’m sure it will be super-sassy with lots of girly shouts and semi-ambiguous accents. Check out the single for download “Hits Me Like A...

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Bon Iver – Bon Iver (S/T)

Bon Iver – Bon Iver (S/T)

Even attempting to release a second album, Bon Iver dove into a challenging dilemma. For Emma, Forever Ago, released in 2007, came out of nowhere to the welcoming surprise of nearly anyone who heard it. Recorded in seclusion in a remote cabin, its songs of heartbreak and despair are practically...

By Daniel G
Mark Lanegan @ Masonic Lodge  6-12-11

Mark Lanegan @ Masonic Lodge 6-12-11

Pictures of Mark Lanegan @ Masonic Lodge Pictures of Sean & Zander @ Masonic Lodge All Photos by Ben Irwin Setlist from Mark Lanegan @ Masonic Lodge : When Your Number Isn’t Up One Way Street No Easy Action Miracle Like Little Willie John Don’t Forget Me Where The Twain...

By Big Ben
Shabazz Palaces – Troubadour – 6-9-11

Shabazz Palaces – Troubadour – 6-9-11

Shabazz Palaces is lead man Palaceer Lazaro (otherwise known as Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler from Digable Planets) and drummer/mbira player Tendai Maraire. Shabazz Palaces Pictures from – Troubadour – 6-9-11 Photos by Ben Irwin Photos shot in association with...

By Ben
Video Premiere: Yuck – “Shook Down” (NSFW)

Video Premiere: Yuck – “Shook Down” (NSFW)

Yuck – Shook Down from Yuck on Vimeo. From their upcoming self-released double A-side 7″ on July 11, check out the premiere of the video from Yuck for “Shook...

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Freeball Friday! Hot In The City

Freeball Friday! Hot In The City

Breakbot – “Fantasy” Ok, so a Chromeo wannabe is born everyday, but seriously, what’s up with that dudes shave-fantasy? Frank Ocean – “Novacane” frank ocean [novacane] from christopher francis ocean on Vimeo. I dig this dude’s style; I do not dig the camera’s style. Dizzy as fuck yo! Time for...

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FYF Fest Lineup Announced – September 3rd 2011

FYF Fest Lineup Announced – September 3rd 2011

This sounds pretty rad – definitely want in. Except I gotta go to Los Angeles when the weather is actually nice in San Francisco. Ughhhh. But Descendents, Kid Dynamite, Dead Milkmen – my teenage wet...

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The Antlers – Burst Apart

The Antlers – Burst Apart

I suppose one of the benefits of being from Brooklyn’s copycat rock scene is that other, less-talented, would-be doppelgänger bands keep an intense pressure on original artists to keep reinventing their sound. What would be the benefit of living in New York, though, if you are living under self-imposed “social...

By Big Ben
Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson Tour Dates

Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson Tour Dates

Odd couplings in music are really… well… not that odd. With that requisite disclaimer out of the way I have to say something is really intriguing about the pairing of Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson. It’s Kimya Dawson particular brand of offkilter folk/blues/art rock that’s the wildcard in this pairing....

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Tape Wyrm II: Reissues

Tape Wyrm II: Reissues

I: Victory Lap (reissues) A reader of Tape Wyrm #1 broached the subject of including metal classics for new comers into the style. I think this is a wonderful idea and I am currently drafting a long list related to each style. Though narrowing down an entire subgenre of music...

By Kaptain Carbon
Freeball Friday! ‘ballin As We Speak

Freeball Friday! ‘ballin As We Speak

Hail Mary Mallon – Meter Feeder I’m officially submitting Aesop Rock into the “People Whose Voices Don’t Match Their Appearance” Hall of Fame. Video’s pretty dope – album review to come… Kool Keith – “Bushman” Favorite video of 2011; possibly all time. Memory Tapes – “Yes I Know” Memory Tapes...

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VEVO to Live Webcast at Bonnaroo June 10, 11, 12

VEVO to Live Webcast at Bonnaroo June 10, 11, 12

For those of us who can’t make it out to Tennessee this weekend, VEVO will be webcasting several of the acts playing Bonnaroo. Some of the artists featured on VEVO’s webcast include: June 10 The Drums, The Walkmen, Best Coast, Florence + The Machine June 11 Primus, Ray LaMontagne, Big...

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