Archive for January, 2011

Phish Resurrect The Glen

January 31st, 2011

At the site of Woodstock, Jr., immortal jammers, Phish, return to reclaim their stolen breath. The site is Watkins Glen, New York, the date coincides with our country’s birthday. Read more…

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Arp – The Soft Wave

January 31st, 2011


Malleable Music

New York based musician Arp released a sequel debut album, In Light. Like a soundtrack to an avant-garde independent film, The Soft Wave brings you a collection of raining analogue patterns in a boldly chill manner. Read more…

By Ryan Stabile Posted in Reviews

The Windish Agency, Laneway Festival, Eat Your Own Ears, Austinist Present Opening Day Party For SXSW 2011

January 31st, 2011

The Windish Agency’s SXSW opening day party was announced today, and it’s going down March 16 at Austin, TX’s famed Mohawk club.  Running from noon to 6:00pm, the six-hour party will feature appearances by Noah & the Whale, Royal Bangs, Cloud Control and much more. Read more…

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Prairie Artists Unite Against Enbridge

January 31st, 2011

As of today many of the artists set to perform at the Prairie Scene! Festival in Ottawa may not actual be there. Read more…

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Jamie Smith remixes Gil Scott-Heron

January 31st, 2011

Jamie Smith of The xx releases a new album comprised of remixes and Gil Scott-Heron smaples. Read more…

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Deftones’ Tour Rolls on

January 31st, 2011

The Deftones have recently added about 30 new tour dates for their 2011 tour. The tour will continue on in support of their latest chart-topping album Diamond Eyes. Read more…

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Bright Eyes Unleashes The People’s Key

January 31st, 2011

NPR Music in cooperation with the band, is currently streaming Bright Eyes‘ 7th studio album. Read more…

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Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record

January 30th, 2011


No Forgiveness, Some Rock, and Many Surprises

The title is only somewhat accurate. While there is rock, Forgiveness Rock Record embraces electronic sound equally, and forgiveness is only a fleeting idea rather than a running theme. What Broken Social Scene does craft throughout the disc are surprises. The album’s greatest asset is its ability to vacillate from one mode to another: electronic to rock, upbeat and danceable to somber and sleepy. Despite this back-and-forth, the album is well-paced full of varied, enjoyable tracks occasionally reminiscent of some other Canadian indie collective. Read more…

By Alyssa Fried Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews ,

Pendulum – Immersion

January 29th, 2011


The Fun Down Under

For anyone who swears by the “Amen Break” or anything that resembles what people in the Matrix have on their iPods, Australia’s Pendulum have been a daily “go to” group for overseas electronica. Their new release Immersion is a testament to something beyond “cool wobbles.” Read more…

By Terence Calacsan Posted in Reviews

New Bright Eyes Track Put Up for Download

January 29th, 2011

Conor Oberst recently gave the world another taste of Bright Eyes’ upcoming album, The People’s Key, in the form of the track “Haile Selassie”—so named for the former Ethiopian emperor and important Rastafari figure of the same name. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News