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Jane’s Addiction Announce A Jane’s “Fans’ Addiction” Concert

June 30th, 2010

Jane’s Addiction have announced a Jane’s “Fans’ Addiction” concert for July 2nd on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles at The Roxy Theatre, the place where the band originally recorded their debut album in 1987. Read more…

By Alison Bakker Posted in News

Matador Records’ 21st Birthday Party in Las Vegas

June 30th, 2010

Matador Records is putting together a huge event in Las Vegas October 1-3 to celebrate the label’s 21st birthday. Many details are still unconfirmed, but we do know some of the lineup includes “the classic ‘93 – ‘96″ lineup Read more…

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Beck Collaborating With Bat For Lashes & Writing Music For Scott Pilgrim

June 30th, 2010

Beck has been busy not only with a duet track on the Eclipse soundtrack, but also with writing music for the Scott Pilgrim film’s fictional band Sex BOB-OMB. Read more…

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Download Local Natives’ “Careful”

June 30th, 2010

California indie rockers, Local Natives, release “Careful” on Aquarium Drunkard’s L’Aventure, a Los Angeles music sampler, out June 22nd. Read more…

By Alison Bakker Posted in News ,

Electric Daisy Carnival 2010 – Day 2 [Photos: Sean Tyas, will.i.am, Armin Van Buuren, Above and Beyond, Benny Bennasi, Groove Armada and more]

June 30th, 2010

The second day of EDC 2010 turned out to be a hell of a party in Los Angeles. Capacity on the main stage field was closed off to kids getting in around 5pm and the only way in was through the surrounding bleachers. That didn’t stop the kids from continuing to jump over fences onto the field. At one point Lil’ Jon stopped the music during Laidback Luke’s set and told everyone that if they saw someone jumping over the fence to, “If you see a motherfucker trying to go over the fence, you pull the motherfucker down!” Van Buuren closed out the night on the main field with a pyrotechnic and firework show that lit up the Los Angeles skies.

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Special Guests Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Snoop Dogg, Kylie Minogue and The Edge Own Glastonbury 2010

June 29th, 2010

How do you go bigger at the biggest music festival in the world? Bring big friends. That’s just what Muse, Scissor Sisters and Gorillaz did to make their 2010 Glastonbury appearances spectacles that will be remembered. Read more…

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Good Old War Announce Tour

June 29th, 2010

Philadelphia indie folk act Good Old War have announced plans for a tour in support of their recently-released second album that bears the band’s name. Good Old War will be supporting singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile for the first three shows, then later they will team up with folk rock star Xavier Rudd.

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The Thermals Release New Single “I Don’t Believe You”

June 29th, 2010

The first single from power pop group The Thermals’ new album, Personal Life, will be released August 10 on Kill Rock Stars.  We have the single, “I Don’t Believe You,” available for download here.

Personal Life is due out September 7.
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By Zach Wolk Posted in News

The Glitch Mob Announce Global Tour Dates

June 29th, 2010

Having concluded an overwhelmingly successful six-week tour of the U.S. in support of their massive debut album, Drink the Sea, electronic hip hop group The Glitch Mob have announced new tour dates in the US, the UK and Australia. The sprawling tour will see The Glitch Mob share the stage with the likes of Jay-Z, DJ Shadow, Snoop Dogg, and LCD Soundsystem.
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By Zach Wolk Posted in News

Helmet Return with Seventh Album

June 29th, 2010

Alt metal indie rockers Helmet are set to release their first album in four years on September 7, 2010. The new album, Seeing Eye Dog, follows the critically acclaimed 2006 release, Monochrome, and is the band’s first release on the indie Work Song label.

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By Zach Wolk Posted in News