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Apparat – The Devil’s Walk

September 30th, 2011

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Hell Never Sounded So Good

Hailing from Deutschland, Berlin bound electro producer Sascha “Apparat” Ring began his career crafting techno beats for the dance floor. Tired of an archetypical style of music, he parleyed his musical focus unto ambient oriented soundscapes. Now in his 10th year of putting out tunes, he brings his latest installment, The Devil’s Walk. Read more…

By Ryan Stabile Posted in Reviews ,

New Okkervil River Video Features Frontman Will Sheff’s Childhood Home Movies

September 30th, 2011

Will Sheff, frontman for Texan indie rock band Okkervil River, will feature some of his childhood home videos in the band’s latest video for “Your Past Life is a Blast,” a track off from their most recent album, I Am Very Far.

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By Maggie Tuesday Reynolds Posted in News

Chris Cornell to Release New Live Album, Songbook

September 30th, 2011

Rocker Chris Cornell has announced a release date for his 16-track collection of live recordings, Songbook, a collection from this year’s Songbook Tour. The album will be available in stores on November 21.

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By Maggie Tuesday Reynolds Posted in News

Box Set Releases of Bjork’s Latest to Include Bonus Live Album

September 30th, 2011

If you plan on investing in Bjork’s upcoming album, Biophillia, you may have a chance at some bonus material. The Manual and Ultimate Art editions of the album will include a 15-track bonus live album, Live in Manchester, featuring material from her recent extended stay in Manchester, England. Biophillia is due out October 11.

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By Maggie Tuesday Reynolds Posted in News

Flaming Lips to Release 24 Hour Song, Five Copies To Be Sold In Human Skulls

September 30th, 2011

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a second multi-hour-length song. Fresh off of the release of their 6-hour song, “I Found A Star On The Ground,” this time the group has plans to release a 24 hour song. Five of the recordings will be transferred to hard drives and placed into human skulls. Each of these five special releases has already sold for $5,000, despite the fact that the song is not yet finished. They’ll be distributed on midnight of Halloween.

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By Maggie Tuesday Reynolds Posted in News

Gary Numan Announces October 24 Album Release, UK Tour Dates

September 30th, 2011

Legendary new wave artist Gary Numan has announced a release date for his upcoming album, Dead Son Rising, due to hit store on October 24 as a self-release via his website.

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By Maggie Tuesday Reynolds Posted in News

Muse to Begin New Album

September 29th, 2011

Muse bass player Chris Wolstenholm recently revealed the band’s plans to begin recording their sixth studio release sometime in September or October, in an interview on BBC 1 . This will be the bands first release since 2009’s The Resistance, (Warner Bros) which earned the band their first Grammy for Best Rock Album last February. Read more…

By Dan Newman Posted in News

Mastodon – The Hunter

September 29th, 2011

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The Mighty Beast Returns

It’s rare that a band’s name also perfectly encapsulates its sound. Conjuring up images of its hairy elephant namesake, Georgia’s masters of metal Mastodon have returned with their fifth full-length The Hunter. This time, the sound is less of an uncontrolled stampede, more of a calculated trampling, and yet another masterpiece. Read more…

By Josh Neale Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews

Brian Eno Releases New EP

September 29th, 2011

Brian Eno will release a new EP, Panic of Looking, via Warp Records on November 8 in the U.S. and November 7 in the UK. As on Eno’s last full-length, Drums Between The Bells, the six-track EP pairs Eno’s musical arrangements with the words of British poet and friend of Eno, Rick Holland.

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By Hala Murphy Posted in News

New tUnE-yArDs Video: “Gangsta”

September 29th, 2011

The tUnE-yArDs have released a new video, “Gangsta”, from this years innovative album w h o k i l l.

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By Hala Murphy Posted in News