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WATCH: Volcano Choirs Release New Video For “Tiderays”

September 24th, 2014
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Comprised of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and members of Collections of Colonies of Bees, American indie rock band Volcano Choir have released a new music video for “Tiderays.” The track off their second LP Repave, released last year, has been artistically reimagined in the new video. Read more…

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Arcade Fire, The Strokes And Bon Iver Members Play Basketball And Music For Charity

September 22nd, 2014
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During this year’s Pop Montréal festival, Arcade Fire and others played a charity basketball game: Pop vs Jock.
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Arcade Fire, Bon Iver And The Strokes Members Form Pop All Star Band

September 19th, 2014
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The new group will play a one-off concert this month, but the event won’t just include famous musicians. Here’s who else will be joining them. Read more…

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LISTEN: Brody Dalle Streams New Track “Meet The Foetus/ Oh The Joy”

February 11th, 2014
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Australian punk princess Brody Dally debuted her solo track “Meet The Foetus/Oh The Joy” today on NME.com .
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Governors Ball Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring OutKast, Jack White, The Strokes and More

January 16th, 2014
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Another day, another blockbuster concert announced. This time it’s the fourth annual Governors Ball Music Festival. And the bands? OutKast, Interpol, and Skrillex, just for a nice diverse slice. Full lineup below.

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WATCH: Daft Punk Release New Music Video for “Instant Crush” Featuring The Stroke’s Julian Casablancas

December 7th, 2013
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Daft Punk release music video for “Instant Crush” featuring Julian Casablancas from The Strokes Read more…

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Albert Hammond, Jr. – AHJ

October 13th, 2013
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It is an exercise in simplicity, this experience with The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr., on his new EP, AHJ. Compared to the baroque pop sensibilities of his 2006 debut LP, Yours To Keep, and the indie rock of his 2008 followup, ¿Cómo Te Llama?, this EP does not ask the listener for a huge investment. AHJ endures for maybe 20 minutes, with the songs’ modest arrangements offering a lot of breathing room. Opening cuts “St. Justice” and “Strange Tidings” are the sparsest offerings; the songs get progressively more fleshed out, but only slightly. By the fifth song, “Cooker Ship,” probably the fullest number on AHJ and the one that recalls his previous outings, the fact that Hammond is a musical force behind the Strokes is at its most evident.
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Albert Hammond, Jr. Announces New EP AHJ Set for October 2013 Release

August 22nd, 2013
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The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. has set a release date for AHJ, his newest solo effort under Julian Casablancas-helmed Cult Records. Hopes are high for his third solo album after previous strong releases in 2006 and 2008.

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“Put Your Sad Down” Benefit Concert for School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis To Feature Paul Banks, Albert Hammond Jr.

August 3rd, 2013

Masses of uninsured musician winced in sympathy when, early this year, guitarist Benjamin Curtis of the electronic dream-pop band School of Seven Bells was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Six months later, as his medical bills continue to compound, three organizations—Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, Wiz Kid Management, and New York-based creative agency GOST—have stepped up to curate a high-profile benefit concert to take place August 22nd at Bowery Hotel in New York. Read more…

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Madison Square Garder Set to Move in Next 10 Years

July 27th, 2013

Representative democracy strikes again. The New York City Council voted 47-1 in favor of a Penn Station redesign which leaves its above-ground neighbor, the generations-old arena Madison Square Garden, with a 10-year operating permit before ostensibly requiring the facility to shut down for good. Read more…

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