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Arcade Fire Release Interactive Video for “We Used To Wait”

August 30th, 2010

Still riding high on their #1 album The Suburbs, Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire have turned their attention to music videos. Following the straightforward concert vid for “Ready To Start,” the band’s newest cut for “We Used To Wait” tries something new: an interactive music video. Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Sufjan Stevens Releases Free Download of Song from New LP

August 30th, 2010

Everything’s coming up Sufjan Stevens lately. Two weeks ago he released the previously unannounced new EP All Delighted People. Then he announced the upcoming release of The Age of Adz, his first full-length album in five years. Now we get our first sneak peek at the album with free download “I Walked.” Read more…

By Dan Wisniewski Posted in News ,

Tweak Bird Post Live Stream of Their Self-Titled Debut

August 29th, 2010
Tweak Bird’s self-titled debut drops this month (August 30th) and they’re so excited about it that they’re letting us listen to it for free through a cool little app they’ve put up on their website.  Expect nothing but good buzzy stoner pop. Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News

Marijuana Deathsquads Playing With P.O.S., Ryan Olson at Echo in Los Angeles

August 29th, 2010

Marijuana Deathsquads is playing a show on September 2nd at Echo in Los Angeles. P.O.S., Ryan Olson of Gayngs, HAR MAR SUPERSTAR and Isaac Gale will be joining. Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News

DEVO – Something for Everybody

August 29th, 2010

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But New to No One

DEVO, despite having a dedicated cult following, are known by most people as one of the many one-hit wonders of the 80s. Something for Everybody, their newest record, has been two decades in the making. The first track is entitled “Fresh,” and that is an adequate description.  It’s about as fresh as that day old salad in the fridge. Read more…

By Ryan Hill Posted in Reviews

The Swell Season Announce Hiatus, Stress They’re Not Breaking Up

August 28th, 2010

The Swell Season, fronted by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, have declared that they will be taking some time off to work on individual projects, but they stress that this isn’t the end for the band.  They plan to come back and work together in the future.   Read more…

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Kanye and Jay-Z Announce 5-Track Mini-Album

August 28th, 2010

Kanye West and Jay-Z have announced that they’re releasing a brand new 5-track mini-album entitled Watch the Throne.  It will presumably release by the end of the 2010. Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News ,

Kanye West Drops New Single, “Monster” Featuring Huge Names

August 28th, 2010

Kanye West has released a brand new single through his website, entitled “Monster.”  It features Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver, Nicki Minaj.

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Scott Weiland Falls Off Stage, Might Have Been Lip-Synching

August 28th, 2010

Scott Weiland fell off stage Wednesday while some sort of vocal track continued to play.  There is still speculation whether it was a straight up “lead vocal track” or some sort of backing vocal track.  This is no Ashley Simpson controversy, but check it out anyway: Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News ,

U2 and Jay-Z Book Five Shows Together in Australia

August 28th, 2010

Though seemingly a strange combo, U2 and Jay-Z have announced a string of shows throughout Australia this fall.  Billboard says that “the trek will kick off at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium on Nov. 25 and make stops in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney before wrapping up at Perth’s Subiaco Oval.” Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News ,