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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced Featuring AC/DC, Jack White And St. Vincent

January 6th, 2015 By Marissa Abruzzini

One of the biggest festivals of the year just announced its latest lineup. Take a look at the full list and ticket information right here. Read more…

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Milo Greene Live at Sonos Studio

January 26th, 2015 By Brett Padelford

An invite-only crowd at LA’s chic Sonos Studio enjoyed a listening party with local indie folk-pop band Milo Greene on January 15. Moderated by KCRW’s Anne Litt, members of the band discussed their new album “Control” before performing an acoustic set.
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Aphex Twin – Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2

January 25th, 2015 By Adam Blyweiss


Give the Drummer and Pianist Some

Richard D. James exiled his popular Aphex Twin persona into near-silence following the release of Drukqs in 2001. He rose back to electronic music’s surface in 2014, buoyed mostly by the triumphant Syro LP. His newly embraced accessibility and surprising flood of output continues with the EP Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2. It’s the fourth distinct iteration of his sound in the last 12 months, a period that’s been downright revelatory even by Aphex Twin standards. Read more…

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The Rails – Fair Warning

January 25th, 2015 By Jared Schultz


Folk Rock Renewal and Pink Labels

The story of this release has been one of British folk rock royalty and revivals of rare record labels and musical genres. These things underlie the beautiful harmonies and guitar work of husband-and-wife team Kami Thompson and James Walbourne on their recently released record, Fair Warning. The release represents something of a revival of the British folk rock style made popular by Kami Thompson’s parents, Richard and Linda Thompson. Think back to the days of Fairport Convention and you get an idea of the kind of pressure laid on this pair. They are most certainly not seeking to fill her parent’s shoes, but rather to do their due diligence to continue to keep this music vibrant. After all, pop music tends to be the dominant force in the British music industry. Who can forget the era of the Spice Girls and other pop ensembles? In the face of that culture, you could argue that Thompson and Walbourne are doing God’s work.
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Lights All Night 2014

January 24th, 2015 By Mehreen Rizvi

On December 26th and 27th, Dallas, TX held its fifth annual EDM festival – Lights All Night. The festival, for the past few years, has been held at the Dallas Convention Center and features giants of the EDM industry. This was another great year for Lights all night- this year they brought in some amazing artists paired with some newer talent as well. This wider variety of artists brings fans not just from Dallas, but from all over.
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Jneiro Jarel – Flora

Étienne de Crécy – Super Discount 3

Belle and Sebastian – Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

Like Pacific – Like Pacific

Christian Lee Hutson- Yeah Okay, I Know


PREMIERE: Only You Release New Songs “Let Me Burn” And “The Pressure”

January 27th, 2015 By Jess Marshalek

Los Angeles-based retro pop-rock band Only You have released two new songs, “Let Me Burn” And “The Pressure”, via Hit City U.S.A., today.

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Singer Demis Roussos Dies at 68

January 27th, 2015 By Carlett Spike

Officials announced the death of Greek Singer Demis Roussos. After hospitalization for an undisclosed illness, Roussos died at age 68.
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Tom Petty Wins Partial Royalites For Same Smith’s “Stay With Me”

January 27th, 2015 By Carlett Spike

Tom Petty recently took Sam Smith to court over his 2014 single “Stay With Me”. Following claims that the chorus of Smith’s song sounded fairly similar to the chorus of Petty’s single “I Won’t Back Down”, Petty was awarded partial royalties.
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WATCH: Ariel Pink Releases New Video For “Dayzed Inn Daydreams”

January 27th, 2015 By Allie Nichols

Ariel Pink has released a new video, directed by Grant Singer.

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LISTEN: The Prodigy Release New Song “The Day Is My Enemy”

Death Cab For Cutie Announce New Show At The Hollywood Bowl

SXSW 2015 Announces Fifth Round Showcasing Performers Including Doomtree, Dessa And MS MR

Twista’s MWSXSW 2015 SXSW Party Announced ft. Murphy Lee, Crucial Conflict

Skate and Surf 2015 Lineup Announced Featuring Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphys, and Poison The Well

Tom DeLonge Says He Is Not Quitting Blink-182 Despite Rumors

LISTEN: Lady Lamb The Beekeeper Releases New Song “Spat Out Spit”

FIB 2015 Lineup Announced Feauring Portishead, The Prodigy And Florence + The Machine

Sufjan Stevens Announces Spring 2015 Tour Dates

Faith No More Announce Spring 2015 Tour Dates

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