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Akron/Family: ‘Akron/Family II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT’ Review

Akron Family

Artist: Akron/Family Album: Akron/Family II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT Label: Dead Oceans Akron/Family makes messy albums. The New York City band got their start in 2004 under Michael Gira’s Young Gods label after sending Gira several albums worth of tapes they recorded on makeshift recording equipment in their Brooklyn apartment. Gira describes the unpredictability of their ...

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Motorifik: Debut Side Project From Working For A Nuclear Free City’s Phil Kay


Motorifik is a side project of Working For A Nuclear Free City producer/songwriter Phil Kay and French songwriter Idrisse Khelifi, the two having met in Manchester in 2006. During the writing and recording of the increasingly experimental second WFANFC album, Kay was taken by Khelifi’s direct style and pop aesthetic. Motorifik was borne out of a desire to create an ...

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G&B January 2011 Free Mix Tape


I know, I know, it’s been awhile since my last free mix tape.  I got kind of caught up in the holidays, and it takes a lot of work and time to put one of these together, believe it or not!  But I’m back now with hopefully another good mix.  This one’s a bit more soulful than the other ones, ...

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Foo Fighters Announce 2011 Garage Tour

Indie music tour dates–Seattle rockers Foo Fighters have announced their 2011 US Garage Tour, to go with their upcoming album, Wasting Light. Wasting Light is coming out April 12, 2011. Foo Fighters are also running a contest. Fans who want a shot at making their garage one of these eight intimate venues can either enter the contest directly by explaining, ...

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Indie Music Videos: Low–”Try to Sleep” (Feat. John Stamos)

Minnesota indie band Low premiered their video for “Try to Sleep”, the first single off their latest album, C’mon. C’mon was released yesterday, April 12, 2011 on Sub Pop Records. “Try to Sleep” features actor John Stamos and is directed by Travis Schneider. Says Stamos: “I’m actually good friends with their producer Matt Beckley, and he had played me some ...

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Indie Music Videos: Fleet Foxes “Grown Ocean” Video

Fleet Foxes

Seattle indie band Fleet Foxes premiered their video for “Grown Ocean” today on Vimeo. “Grown Ocean” is a track from their upcoming album, Helplessness Blues.Blues will be released on May 3, 2011 on Sub Pop Records. Says lead singer Robin Pecknold about the album: I think this music draws influence and inspiration from popular music and folk rock of the ...

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Bon Iver to play Radio City Music Hall

Bon Iver, Fall Creek Wisconsin, August, 2010. ..Photo by D.L. Anderson

Following their European summer tour, Bon Iver will play a pair of shows at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.  Tickets for the September 19 and 20 performances go on sale today. Tour Dates: 05/21/12 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/22/12 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/23/12 Calgary, ...

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