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Municipal Waste To Join Circle Jerks and 7-Seconds for Special One-Off Show

March 31st, 2010

Thrash metal band Municipal Waste (Earache Records) will join Circle Jerks and 7-Seconds for a special one-off show at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA on May 1. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Goldfrapp Announce Tour Dates

March 31st, 2010

With Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and Spin heaping positive praise on their new album, British electronic duo Goldfrapp (Mute Records) announced today they’ll be touring select U.S. cities in support of Head Rush, their new album out today. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Broken Bells Announce U.S. Tour

March 31st, 2010

Following a handful of shows at SXSW and on the west coast, super-duo Broken Bells (Columbia) have announced their first U.S. tour behind their debut eponymous LP. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Chris Ayer – Don’t Go Back To Sleep

March 31st, 2010

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Worth Staying Up For

Chris Ayer’s Don’t Go Back To Sleep is full of pop-friendly, folksy, and often optimistic tracks; Jason Mraz and Jack Johnson territory. Ayer stays true to what he’s best at, with tracks grounded primarily in guitar. He’s quite likeable with an earnest yet relaxed style, even on the folk-rock tracks. This latest release is a little more polished and mainstream than his earlier releases and while it isn’t truly innovative or groundbreaking, it’s highly enjoyable. Read more…

By Jacquie Frisco Posted in Reviews

Band of Horses Flesh Out Infinite Arms’ tracklist, single

March 31st, 2010

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard anything new from Seattle’s Band of Horses (Sub Pop) – 2007’s Cease to Begin was their most recent LP – but that’s about to change with the May 18 release of Infinite Arms. The group has just fleshed out the tracklist and single details for the record. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News

LCD Soundsystem Announce Album Title, Cover for This Is Happening

March 31st, 2010

Dance/pop/punk/disco/etc. group LCD Soundsystem (DFA), led by main songwriter James Murphy, have officially announced the title for their highly anticipated follow-up to 2008’s Sounds of Silver. The new disc will be called This Is Happening. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Monsters of Folk Release “Dear God” Video

March 31st, 2010

As indie supergroups go, Monsters of Folk (Rough Trade) – with My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Bright EyesConor Oberst and Mike Mogis and She And Him’s M. Ward – stand pretty tall. So it’s natural their new video for “Dear God” is equally as grand. Read more…

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Crystal Castles To Release New Single

March 30th, 2010

Toronto-based Crystal Castles have announced that on April 17, Record Store Day, the band will put out a new single titled “Doe Deer.” The “Doe Deer” 12″ is exclusive to Record Store Day and is presented by Fiction/Lies. The single will be accompanied by three tracks recorded in 2004, the band’s pre-electronic era. Read more…

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Rolling Stones Reissue With Unheard Tracks

March 30th, 2010

The Rolling Stones‘ 1972 classic Exile On Main St. will be re-leased on May 18 in the U.S. via Universal, and on May 17 in the U.K. There will be an additional ten never-before-heard tracks on the album, with titles including “Plundered My Soul,” “Dancing In The Light,” and “Pass The Wine.” Read more…

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Chemical Brothers Announce New Album

March 30th, 2010

The Chemical Brothers will release their latest album Further, a spankin’ new eight-track studio LP, later this spring. In the U.S. Further will drop on June 8 via Dust/Astralwerks, and the day before in the UK from Freestyle Dust/Parlophone. Read more…

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