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Austin City Limits Announces 2014 Lineup Including Pearl Jam, OutKast and Beck

April 22nd, 2014 By Kevin Amodia

Headlining this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival, in his only Southwest appearance in 2014, Eminem will be joining Pearl Jam, OutKast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Ray, Lorde (Weekend Two only), Foster The People, The Replacements and Zedd.
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Black Lips, Live at the Paradise Rock Club

April 24th, 2014 By Emily Clark

Atlanta’s own sons of punk the Black Lips took the stage with beers in hand at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston this weekend. Relatively tame compared to infamous stories of onstage antics including vomiting, nudity or infernos, the show was your typical amalgam of mustachioed and leathered up fans looking to spray beer showers and crowd surf to some rebellious American music. Drawing inspiration from their southern roots, the Black Lips effect a unique combination of blues, doo-wop, country and punk. Read more…

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De Lux – Voyage

April 23rd, 2014 By Sean Taras


Senseless Sensibility

A couple of L.A.-area skater kids get together and start making music — a California story if there ever was one. With a kind of dance-heavy disco-funk sound, they’re already drawing comparisons to LCD Soundsystem and the legendary Talking Heads. With that kind of hype floating around, people are almost legally required to take notice of a record like De Lux’s first full-length release, Voyage. Read more…

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Kelis – Food

April 23rd, 2014 By Stefanie Martinez


Dinner Is Served

Take in Kelis’ Food — a thirteen-course album titled with numerous food references. Sadly, there is no sign of “Milkshake.” Completely laid-back, the album delivers a soul-food like listening — funky bass lines and horn sections complete with ’70s throwback feels. Read more…

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Reality Grey – Define Redemption

April 23rd, 2014 By Birdie Garcia

Reality Grey Is A Band To Listen For

There isn’t a ton out there about Reality Grey (at least in the American English internet world), but here’s the background: they are five average guys who seemed to have come out of nowhere. Define Redemption, however, just put them squarely on the online map. Started in 2004, Italian metal band Reality Grey is now on their second full-length album and fourth release to date. Read more…

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Wyrd Visions – Half-Eaten Guitar

Japanther – Instant Money Magic

TEEN – The Way and Color

The Afghan Whigs – Do to the Beast

Asher Roth with Chuck Inglish, Live at The Troubadour


LISTEN: Beth Gibbons and Gonga Release Cover of “Black Sabbath”

April 24th, 2014 By Andres Rebellon

Portishead frontman and lyricist Beth Gibbons teams up with the stoner metal trio Gonga to cover “Black Sabbath”, the self titled track of the legendary metal band. Read more…

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The Replacements Continue Reunion With Hometown Show in St. Paul, Minnesota

April 24th, 2014 By Andres Rebellon

Following their very successful sets at Coachella (Green Day’s own Billie Joe Armstrong joined the band for an ass kicking performance) , the seminal rock band does an exception on their ‘just festivals’ new rule and plans going back home to perform after 23 years of absence Read more…

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Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine Announce Summer 2014 Tour Dates

April 24th, 2014 By Joe Mayfield

According to a recent article, Jello Biafra, formerly of the Dead Kennedy’s, is set to tour with his new band The Guantanamo School of Medicine. Also discussed in the article is a video in which Biafra shows off his extensive and eclectic record collection. His band will join Negative as they play venues throughout North America, but only after Biafra and crew travel through Europe.

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Reading and Leeds Announces 2014 Lineup Including Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, and Arctic Monkeys

April 24th, 2014 By Joe Mayfield

It’s 2014, and the UK’s Reading and Leeds Festival is back, with a characteristically diverse lineup, featuring the Arctic Monkeys, Blink-182, and Vampire Weekend.

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St. Vincent and The Black Keys Announce Plans to Play on “Saturday Night Live”

Boston Calling Announce Fall 2014 Festival Lineup Including The National, The Replacements and Nas x The Roots

Andrew W. K. Announces Two Grand Piano Parties in New York

WATCH: Wire Releases New Track “Blogging” Live on KEXP

Robert Plant Says There Is “No Chance” of Led Zeppelin Reunion

El-P and Killer Mike Recruit Zack De La Rocha and Travis Barker for Run the Jewels 2

LISTEN: Devin Townsend Unveils First Song “Forgive Me” From Casualties of Cool Project with Ché Aimee Dorval

The National Cancels Shows in Russia and Ukraine Because of Political Unrest

WATCH: Tobacco Releases New Video for “Streaker” (NSFW)

LISTEN: Sunny Day Real Estate Releases New Track “Lipton Witch”

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There Are a Thousand Good Genres and Only One Bad One

April 11th, 2014

"but kenny g puts out some pretty good xmas albums" GET RIGHT OUTTA HERE, YOU

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