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Pitchfork

  • Tyler, the Creator Expands Spring Tour, Adding Dates With Earl Sweatshirt
    Photo by Erez Avissar Odd Future kingpin Tyler, the Creator, who's about to release his sophomore album, has added more dates to his international spring solo tour. He'll also be joined by Earl Sweatshirt for a string of shows. Wolf, Tyler's new a…
    - 14 Mar 13, 3:56pm -
  • SXSW: Pitchfork's Show No Mercy With Skeletonwitch, Trash Talk, Pallbearer, and More
    Photos by Trent Maxwell. Above: Trash Talk. For all of our 2013 SXSW coverage, head here.  There were blues skies and warm spring breezes for a packed house at Pitchfork's Show No Mercy Day Party at House of Vans at Mohawk on Wednesday. Not exa…
    - 14 Mar 13, 3:40pm -
  • Echo Chamber: DIIV: "Fuck SXSW"
    Photo by Erez Avissar "Hi Austin. Fuck SXSW. There… I said it. Here, the music comes last. 5 minute set-up, no sound check, 15 minute set. The 'music' element is all a front, it's the first thing to be compromised. Corporate money everywhere but…
    - 14 Mar 13, 2:04pm -
  • SXSW: Eagulls
    Photo by Erez Avissar/Weird Magic. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here. The Leeds-based melodic punk band Eagulls are not the sort of group that seems to be comfortable inside the corporate shit-show of SXSW. (Revisit their handwritten…
    - 14 Mar 13, 1:50pm -
  • Lil Wayne Was Hospitalized for Seizures Again
    TMZ reports that Lil Wayne was taken to a Cedars-Sinai hospital in L.A. on Tuesday night after apparently suffering "multiple seizures" following a music-video shoot. He was apparently released a few hours later and is "doing much better now." Thi…
    - 14 Mar 13, 1:38pm -
  • SXSW: Eddi Front
    Photo by Trent Maxwell. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here. Behind the record-hiss atmospherics of singer-songwriter Eddi Front's recent self-titled EP, her songs take on an air of mystery. Accompanied by a pianist in a long chapel, th…
    - 14 Mar 13, 1:25pm -
  • SXSW: Blue Hawaii
    Photo by Trent Maxwell. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here. "Is that Grimes?" asked a fellow concert-goer upon seeing Blue Hawaii frontwoman Raph Standell-Preston flail and wail in front of projected jellyfish at Resident Advisor's show…
    - 14 Mar 13, 1:16pm -
  • SXSW: Chvrches
    Photo by Trent Maxwell. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here. Up and coming Glasgow three-piece Chvrches have songs. Good ones. And quite a few. Several of the songs they played last night are not yet released, and they sounded like the…
    - 14 Mar 13, 1:04pm -
  • SXSW: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Photos by Trent Maxwell. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here. Karen O should never, ever be taken for granted. Ten years into the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, she has reached national treasure status-- a fact pushed forth by her giddy, silly, terri…
    - 14 Mar 13, 12:47pm -

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  • newThe Great War At 100: Music Of Conflict And Remembrance
    One hundred years after the start of World War I, hear a range of pop and classical music from artists of the era. Some music reflects the war's violence, some gives solace.
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:57am -
  • 'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band
    For Eric Deggans, Prince's movie wasn't just a spectacle. Sitting in a theater packed with kids his age, he saw Purple Rain as "a validation of the musical world I was already seeking out."
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdown
    With labor negotiations growing more strained, a lockout seems likely next week at the Metropolitan Opera. Management says payroll must be trimmed while unions want to curb production costs.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 8:34am -
  • Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers
    If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:21pm -
  • First Watch: Maddie & Tae, 'Girl In A Country Song'
    The video for the teenage duo Maddie & Tae's first single, "Girl In A Country Song," cheerfully turns the tables on the cartoonish macho tendencies of so much recent country music.
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:40am -

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  • Kreayshawn’s New Chokers Are Very Necessary
    Since her rise to Internet celebrity with “Gucci Gucci,” Kreayshawn has used her many talents to build an online empire that spans from swagged-out music videos to home-made baby food. These days she’s working as … read more »
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 11:37am -
  • First-Ever Hardcore Sneaker Pawn Shop Satisfies All Your Sneakerheads’ Needs
    With Supreme x Nike NYPD shutdowns, grown men trading their cars for Galaxy Foamposites and Air Yeezy ebay prices constantly rising, it was only a matter of time until someone stepped up the already-insane sneaker game … read more »
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:05pm -
  • Fashion East Announces Spring ’15 Line-up for London Fashion Week
    These London fashion innovators never seem to disappoint. Just when we thought we could never thank the head-honchos at Fashion East enough thanks to their fashion sponsorships that helped put favorites such as House of … read more »
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:35pm -
  • Hood By Air Unveils Pre-Spring Collection, Aims Sights on Opening First Store
    In an exclusive story with Style.com, Shayne Oliver, fashion world wunderkind and creative director of Hood By Air, unveiled his pre-spring collection and shared plans for the future of the fashion house he’s established. In … read more »
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:12pm -
  • Get Wet: Top Looks from Miami Swim Week
    This past weekend, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami took over the gorgeous coast of South Beach, hosting a ton of poolside fashion shows and luxurious parties, sparking a nationwide epidemic of Instagram jealousy. … read more »
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:28am -

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PopMatters

  • newStorm in a Teacup: An Interview with Bedouin Soundclash's Jay Malinowski
    Canadian artist Jay Malinowski takes to the high seas for his lushly sprawling sophomore effort Martel. Most Canadians know Jay Malinowski as the frontman of Bedouin Soundclash, a band in the tradition of such punk and ska acts like the Clash, the S…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • newThe 18 Stock Ways of Begining and Ending a Song
    Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.Above: Music notes wave from Shutterstock.com. It’s no secret that albums have structures. Songs rarely play…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:14pm -
  • newTom Petty and The Heartbreakers: Hypnotic Eye
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers provide a blistering reminder of rock and roll's subversive nature with Hypnotic Eye.In a recent
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:06pm -
  • newBraid: No Coast
    Late-'90s emo heroes Braid return with their first record in almost two decades. Present day. Fifteen year-old YOUNG COREY, fresh from the late ‘90s, walks in and takes a seat at the bar. The bartender gives 28-eight year-old OLDER COREY a look. T…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:05pm -
  • newEd Sheeran: x
    Ed Sheeran certainly doesn't exceed expectations, but he delivers something that resembles a solid mish mash of genres and often cliche lyrics about romance and breakups. The first time I saw Ed Sheeran perform was when I stumbled across him by acci…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:04pm -

AbsolutePunk

  • newNew The Gaslight Anthem Song Hits iTunes
    *The Gaslight Anthem (http://www.absolutepunk.net/thegaslightanthem)*'s new song "Stay Vicious" is now available on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stay-vicious/id889409551?i=889409555).
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:01am -
  • newTaking Back Sunday's "Where You Want to Be" Turns 10
    Today marks the tenth anniversary of *Taking Back Sunday (http://www.absolutepunk.net/takingbacksunday)*'s Where You Want to Be.
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Staff Recommendations: 7-27-2014
    It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations (http://www.absolutepunk.net/news.php?f=165&daysprune=365&picon=326) for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.As always, check…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Less Than Jake Are Playing Their 365th Warped Tour Show Today
    *Less Than Jake (http://www.absolutepunk.net/tags/less-than-jake/)* are playing their 365th day of Warped Tour (https://twitter.com/LessThanJake/status/493030426957455360) today in West Palm Beach. That's a lot of sunburns.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 1:12pm -
  • Have Mercy Robbed In Buffalo
    *Have Mercy* (http://www.absolutepunk.net/havemercy/) were robbed in Buffalo. Head to the replies to see what was taken and if you see or hear of these items, you can email (mailto:tom.ack@me.com) management. The band is accepting PayPal donations th…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 1:00pm -

Punknews.org

  • newSunday Edition: Navel Gazing for July 27, 2014
    Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews.I'm Brittany Strummer and I'll be your guide through some of the juiciest, most popular and otherwise noteworthy stories from the last seven days. Remember, every…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • New Review Update: July 25, 2014
    This is John G here and this weekend, I am getting to see Subhumans, Night Birds, and Mischief Brew... all on the same bill! Don't you just love it when a bill is just stacked with varied, awesome bands? What was your favorite stacked, single show l…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • Recess Records announces 25th Anniversary tour
    Recess Records has announced a 25th Anniversary tour. The tour, which covers the Western half of the USA, will include Underground Railroad to Candyland (which Includes Recess Records founder Todd Congelliere), Lenguas Largas, Treasure Fleet, White…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • Videos: Nations Afire: "Break Your Fall"
    Nations Afire have posted their video for "Break Your Fall." It was directed by the band's bassist Brett Rasmussen and Timmy Lunsford. The band also includes Chris Chasse, former guitarist for Rise Against vocalist/guitarist Nik Hill and bassist Ras…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • The Reaganomics join the Red Scare 10th anniversary lineup
    As part of the 5 bands in 5 days, Red Scare 10-year anniversary announcements, we're happy to report that The Reaganomics are the newest addition to the lineup. They'll be joining The Falcon, Teenage Bottlerocket, Masked Intruder, The Lillingtons…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:00pm -

Culture Bully

  • Portlandia debuts tonight!
    Don't forget to watch Porlandia when season 2 of the hit comedy debuts tonight!
    - 6 Jan 12, 7:28pm -
  • Portlandia Season 2 Preview
    A video preview of the upcoming season of IFC's Portlandia starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, and featuring guest appearances by the likes of Eddie Vedder, Kristen Wiig, and Andy Samberg.
    - 2 Jan 12, 8:57am -
  • Culture Bully Presents: 2011 Mashed
    The 4th installment in Culture Bully's annual mashup compilation, "2011 Mashed" features 7 new tracks as well as the 5 best mashups that were released this past year.
    - 25 Dec 11, 1:22pm -
  • How to Fail at (Music) Blogging
    Closing out a chapter of personal Interneting in true blog fashion... by over-sharing.
    - 4 Nov 11, 5:25pm -
  • Mac L’s “Raw Material” & the Trouble with Local Scenes
    A look at some of the underlying issues facing the development of local music scenes & a free download of "Raw Material," the latest release from Nashville's Mac L.
    - 26 Oct 11, 11:31am -