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CBC Radio’s Jian Ghomeshi Fired Due To Sexual Abuse Allegations

October 28th, 2014
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Jian Ghomeshi was fired from CBC radio because of allegations of sexual abuse. Ghomeshi responds in a Facebook message of being falsely accused but admitting to engaging in consensual sexual behaviors.

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WATCH: John Cale Releases New Video For “If You Were Still Around”

October 28th, 2014
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John Cale has released a new video for the song “If You Were Still Around”. The song is a tribute to Cale’s former bandmate Lou Reed, who passed away last year.
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By Carlett Spike Posted in News , ,

New Build – Pour It On

October 25th, 2014
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Just Can’t Get Enough

New Build is an electronic music side project consisting of two-fifths of London dance-punk outfit/LCD protégés Hot Chip, namely guitarist and vocalist Al Doyle and percussionist Felix Martin. Their sophomore release, 2014’s Pour It On showcases remnants of the glistening, upbeat danceability that scored Doyle and Martin’s principal group a coveted spot on James Murphy’s DFA Records, along with a solid following. However, the album is primarily anchored in the bleak yet fleetingly catchy dirges of early 80’s proto-synth pop of groups like The Human League, Kraftwerk and Can. Read more…

By Conor Fagan Posted in Reviews ,

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Nominees Including Nine Inch Nails, Stevie Ray Vaughan And The Smiths

October 10th, 2014
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees that are eligible for induction as a part of the Hall’s Class of 2015.

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By Jess Marshalek Posted in News

The Velvet Underground Reissues Their Self-Titled Album For November 2014 Release

October 3rd, 2014
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Velvet Underground are planning a big reminder of themselves with a massive reissue of their ‘The Velvet Underground’ album, set to celebrate its 45th anniversary this fall. Read more…

By Illia Guminskiy Posted in News ,

LISTEN: The Neighbourhood Releases New Song “warm” Featuring Raury

September 4th, 2014
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THE NEIGHBORHOOD recently released a new song titled “Warm” from their upcoming mix tape. This intimate, mellow song is very relaxing to listen to, even as rapper Raury lays a few soft rhymes on the record. You can listen to it now via SoundCloud.

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By Megan Hatfield Posted in News ,

YOB – Clearing the Path to Ascend

September 3rd, 2014
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Mastering the Maelstrom

YOB are a stoner/doom/sludge metal band from Eugene, Oregon. Led by founder and guitarist-vocalist Mike Scheidt, the band have been releasing full-length albums since 2002. YOB are practitioners of the long-form—none of their proper studio albums contain more than six songs, yet the shortest clocks in at about 49 minutes. This tradition continues on Clearing the Path to Ascend—a 62-minute, four-song journey into massive realms of yearning, weariness, pain, elation, rage and reconciliation. Read more…

By David Sano Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews

Bob Dylan Announces Release Of Every Recording From The Basement Tapes Sessions

September 1st, 2014
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With this release of all The Basement Tapes recordings, Dylan fans gain access to 30 new tracks, as well as more than 100 others.
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By Ritu Prasad Posted in News ,

Made in America Festival, Philadelphia, Day 1

August 31st, 2014
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Currenty running for its third year in Philadelphia, Made in America seems to have finally figured this whole thing out. With a stage setup mimicking that of last year’s fest, Made in America seems to be learning from past mistakes and improving on its setup each year. (And this year they didn’t run out of water!) Read more…

By Jackie VanZelst Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , ,

Outside Lands 2014 Day Three: Flume, The Flaming Lips and The Killers

August 12th, 2014
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Day three of the Outside Lands Music Festival proved colorful as ever with awesome light shows from Flume, The Flaming Lips and Tiesto, but in the end, the final day was won by rock and roll. Read more…

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