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Los Campesinos Announce New Album

October 26th, 2009

Los Campesinos have announced the title of their album and the track listing.  Romance is Boring will be released February 1st, 2010.

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By Gretchen Meier Posted in News

Free Vampire Weekend Download

October 26th, 2009

Vampire Weekend, in anticipation of their January 12, 2010 release of their second album Contra, have made the single “Horchata” available as a free download on their website.

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By Gretchen Meier Posted in News

Them Crooked Vultures Post New Song “New Fang”

October 26th, 2009

Them Crooked Vultures’ (John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl, Josh Hommes) upcoming single, “New Fang” has been posted on the band’s MySpace.

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By Gretchen Meier Posted in News

Metallica Offers Award for Missing Fan

October 26th, 2009

Morgan Dana Harrington, a 20-year-old student at Virginia Tech, went missing Sunday, October 17th, at John Paul Jones Arena, the same night as a Metallica concert at the location. Read more…

By Gretchen Meier Posted in News

Muse – The Resistance

October 25th, 2009

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Not the Pièce de Résistance We’d Hoped For

Arguably one of today’s best progressive rock bands, Muse have revealed their much-anticipated new album The Resistance. While well-known in the U.S., Muse are one of England’s biggest rock bands, capable of selling out any venue they choose. The band have always been driven by their art, but their new album trkes to take that product into new realms. Read more…

By Ryan Stabile Posted in Reviews

Pigface – 6

October 25th, 2009

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The Atkins Plan

Despite working primarily in the niche of industrial music, Martin Atkins remains a conduit for collaboration like the Dave Grohls and Kanye Wests of the world. Recent significant offers of musical help resulted in Atkins’ evangelism for and production of underground Chinese rock, as well as ongoing efforts to educate bands on surviving a DIY lifestyle. But when the musicians turn the tables and help him out—yep, must be time for a new Pigface album. Read more…

By Adam Blyweiss Posted in Reviews ,

Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse – Dark Night of the Soul

October 25th, 2009

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A Danger Mouse Jawn Turns into a Yawn

In an interview with the New York Times, Danger Mouse claimed that he and Sparklehorse worked for two years on their recent album, Dark Night of the Soul. The result is a concept album for the digital age, the soundtrack to an imaginary movie. There’s a book of photos by David Lynch, published to coincide with the music’s release, but the accompanying CD was blank because of legal wrangling. Read more…

By Raymond Simon Posted in Reviews ,

Fever Ray’s Sweden Show is a Free Download This Weekend

October 24th, 2009

Earlier today we reported that Karin Dreijer-Andersson would reissue the debut album from her solo project Fever Ray with special packaging and extra material including remixes, videos, and a live performance. The website for Britain’s Guardian newspaper is in fact offering MP3 files from that show—a March 2009 concert from Lulea, Sweden—as a free download now through midnight Monday, October 26. Click here to get it.

By Adam Blyweiss Posted in News ,

Janet Jackson Recruits Rodney Jerkins For An ‘Emotional’ LP

October 24th, 2009

Super-producer Rodney Jerkins sat down with MTV News to discuss what fans can expect from Janet Jackson on her eleventh studio album, set to be released in the first quarter of 2010. “Since we’ve been working, I feel like the studio has become a second home for her”, Jerkins stated. The Grammy Award-winning producer said fans can expect an emotionally driven album, that won’t have the futuristic sound of Jackson’s 2008 project Discipline, via Island Def Jam. Read more…

By Micheal Barker Posted in News

Fever Ray Releases Solo Album, Deluxe Packaging with DVD

October 23rd, 2009

Fever Ray, a.k.a Karin Dreijer-Anderson, will release her debut self-titled solo album on November 24. The deluxe edition includes the original CD, 2 covers, a live performance CD, a DVD featuring all of her videos and much more. Read more…

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