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The Golden Filter to Embark on North American Tour

May 30th, 2010

New York-based nu-disco duo The Golden Filter will be embarking on a short North American tour in support of their recently released album, Voluspa, which is out on Braille Records. Click “read more” to see the dates. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

M.I.A. Says Government is Behind Facebook, Google

May 30th, 2010

M.I.A. continues to make headlines this week, with her most recent controversial message concerning the government’s involvement with popular social networking websites.  Click “read more” for more info. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Video of Regina Spektor’s White House Performance Posted

May 30th, 2010

A video of Regina Spektor’s recent performance at the White House has been posted online via Consequence of Sound.  Spektor performed her songs “Us” and “The Sword and the Pen” at an event that was in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month. Check out the videos after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

The Damned Things Reveal Two New Tracks

May 30th, 2010

The Damned Things, a group comprised of members of Fall Out Boy, Anthrax and Every Time I Die, have posted two new tracks to their MySpace. Click “read more” for the link. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Interview with Tom Fec of Tobacco

May 29th, 2010

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Black Moth Super Rainbow frontman Tom Fec, known better as Tobacco, is a man who remains shrouded in many mysteries. While the musician is determined to keep his personal life personal, he opens up to MXDWN regarding his passionate musical career. Read more…

By Ryan Stabile Posted in Features , ,

High on Fire/Priestess/Black Cobra/Bison B.C Live in Philadelphia, PA

May 28th, 2010

There are many reasons people seek out metal shows. People love it loud. They want it loud enough to forget what they were trying to forget about. They know that excessive head banging puts bruises on a memory and the pain is pleasure for that hour long set. But for those who want to take it to the next level of loud, shaking muscle away from bone loud, this evening at the first Unitarian Church in Philadelphia was the place to be. Read more…

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Good Old War Streams Upcoming Full-Length

May 28th, 2010

Philadelphia, Pa-based indie-folk trio Good Old War have put up a stream of their self-titled upcoming album, which is due out June 1 on Sargent House. Click “read more” to check out the stream. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Jenny and Johnny, Members of Rilo Kiley, to Release LP, Tour

May 28th, 2010

Jenny Lewis, best known for her work as the frontwoman of Rilo Kiley, has started  a side project with Johnathan Rice, her boyfriend and fellow Rilo Kiley member. The group, known as Jenny and Johnny, have set up three live shows for late September in the Northeast US.  More details after the jump. Read more…

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Xtina Releases New Single Featuring M.I.A.

May 28th, 2010

Christina Aguilera, also known by the moniker Xtina, has released a new single entitled “Elastic Love.” The track comes off of her upcoming album, Bionic, and features pop provacateur M.I.A. Click “read more” to hear the track. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

How to Destroy Angles Debut EP to be Released via Free Download

May 28th, 2010

How to Destroy Angels, Trent Reznor’s most recent venture, will be releasing their debut EP for free via an official downlo Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News