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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 -

Stereogum

  • newLily Allen – “Sheezus” Video
    Here’s the video for the new Lily Allen song we heard earlier today, the title track (and opener) from her forthcoming third album Sheezus. Apparently this is not one of the rubbish songs that have been serviced to radio, but the singer’s preferr…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:24pm -
  • newRöyksopp & Robyn – “Do It Again” & “Every Little Thing”
    Next month, Robyn and Röyksopp will release their collaborative EP Do It Again in support of their upcoming European and North American tour. So far we’ve only heard a short preview but two of the songs have already surfaced. “Every Little Thing…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:04pm -
  • newStream Ramona Lisa Arcadia
    Caroline Polachek took a break last year from her synth-pop band Chairlift to work on her solo project, Ramona Lisa, and record an album. Arcadia was crafted solely on a laptop by Polachek, manipulating MIDI samples and singing directly into the lapt…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 5:53pm -
  • newBlack Lips – “Funny” Video
    Black Lips recently released the album Underneath The Rainbow, and now have a video for the track “Funny.” Starring the band playing on stage while puppeteers make marionettes dance around them, it’s an easygoing and silly video that must have…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 5:13pm -
  • newWin A 360-Degree UE Boom Speaker With A Recorded Greeting From Kelis And A Copy Of Food On Vinyl
    Today marks the release of Food, the sleek, stylish retro-futuristic soul platter from R&B adventurer Kelis and producer Dave Sitek of TV On The Radio. In honor of the occasion, we’re giving away a UE BOOM 360-degree wireless bluetooth speaker with…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:44pm -
  • newBOOTS – “Dreams” (Feat. Beyoncé)
    Earlier today, the producer known as BOOTS released “A Day In The Life Of Jordan Asher,” the opening track on his forthcoming mixtape, and now, he’s released its closing track: “Dreams,” which features guest vocals from none other than Beyo…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:32pm -
  • newLykke Li – “No Rest For The Wicked” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)
    Lykke Li’s “No Rest For The Wicked” is great as-is, without extraneous rap verses. But hey, rappers have been loving Lykke at least since Drake sampled “Little Bit” in 2009, and A$AP Rocky already has a track record with (to borrow Tom’s…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:28pm -
  • newAlbum Of The Week: Future Honest
    The first words Future says on Honest are a half-conscious mutter, but that doesn’t make them any less heartfelt: “Be bold. Smell me?” As if to show and prove on those four words, the music underneath him is not what you might expect from the i…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:27pm -
  • newLily Allen – “Sheezus”
    Lily Allen nabbed the award for Best Album Title Of 2014 when she announced her new record would be called Sheezus, and now, the album’s title track has been released. The song sounds nothing like anything on Yeezus, sadly (though not exactly shock…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:18pm -

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  • newFirst Listen: '9 Dead Alive' By Rodrigo y Gabriela
    Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela had a strange path to success. They started as a failed heavy metal band in Mexico, before moving to Ireland and changing to flamenco music.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:23am -
  • Kelis Puts 'Milkshake' Behind Her And Moves On To 'Food'
    Singer songwriter Kelis Rogers, who's also a trained chef, goes by just Kelis. She's best known for the 2003 hit song "Milkshake." Steve Inskeep talks to the R&B artist about her new album Food.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:56am -
  • Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back
    Molina's songs turned a tiny Midwest indie label into an industry mainstay and influenced scores of musicians — facts borne in two new releases around the anniversary of his death.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:29am -
  • Library Of Congress, How Could You Forget Run-DMC?
    The Library of Congress recently added 25 new recordings to its National Recording Registry, but none of them were hip-hop or rap songs. Did it miss a beat?
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 12:21pm -
  • Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge
    Prince has re-signed with Warner Bros. Records 18 years after an acrimonious split, and will release an expanded edition of Purple Rain in time for its 30th anniversary.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Apr 14, 5:17am -

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  • newOpening Ceremony Gets New Investors, Set to Open New Locations
    Opening Ceremony, the downtown NYC style mecca founded by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, has long prided itself upon being the premier mom-and-pop store that stocks must-have labels. But it seems like their latest business … read more »
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 12:09pm -
  • Supreme Returns to Their Roots for 20th Anniversary Collection
    In honor of their 20th anniversary this month, Supreme will reissue the first two T-shirts to ever be stocked at their legendary Lafayette St. location: the Box Logo tee, a simple design that introduced the … read more »
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 1:29pm -
  • 10 Sporty Looks Alexander Wang Should Bring Back for H&M
    In Alexander Wang’s world, not much is left to chance. The designer is a stickler for details, from blasting Pharaohe Monch’s “Simon Says” during his ’90s rap-themed spring 2014 show to sending out heat sensitive … read more »
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 10:36am -
  • Reebok’s Relaunched Pump Sneaker Gets a Crazy Update By Bodega
    With the Stan Smith and Vans Sk8-Hi dominating the conversation lately, the trend in sneakers has leaned heavily towards minimalism. Reebok, on the other hand, has decided to focus on a sneaker that is the … read more »
    - 5 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 3:37pm -
  • Is Future the Latest Rapper to Rock Womenswear?
    In his video for “I Won,” rapper and sometime-sensitive thug, Future, frolics around a hazy beach in a draped ensemble that looks like it could be a top-seller at sophisticated lady shops like Eileen Fisher … read more »
    - 5 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:19pm -

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PopMatters

  • newConquering Demons: A Conversation with Gazpacho's Thomas Anderson
    "If we were a soda, we’d be a soda with pepper and ginger." A humorous, insightful, and honest discussion with the founding keyboardist of Gazpacho, Norway's leading prog storytellers. Above: Press photo from Gazpacho.com Formed nearly 20 years ag…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:14pm -
  • newEels: The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
    Mark Everett admitted that Cautionary Tales was an uncomfortable record to make, but what's most unsettling is how familiar it sounds.The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett starts with an overture, because of course it does. If there’s one fa…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:06pm -
  • newHeartsrevolution: Ride or Die
    Choose your own adventure. Heartsrevolution give you two choices: Ride OR Die. (Hint: Say "Ride, please").The Class of 2008 were a feisty bunch. Full of piss 'n' vinegar. Ready to not so much wait politely in reception as "Blow the bloody doors off,…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:05pm -
  • newThe Baseball Project: 3rd
    The Baseball Project goes deep into the lore, heritage and shadows of the great American pastime -- and comes up with an awesome record.Alright, let's see if I can pickoff all these baseball puns right off the bat: This record is Cracker-Jack. Baseb…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:04pm -
  • newNina Persson: Animal Heart
    First solo effort from the Cardigans and A Camp vocalist is pleasant enough singer-songwriter fare that doesn’t truly find its footing until the back half of the album. When you’re more than twenty years into a career that has spanned three dec…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:03pm -

AbsolutePunk

  • newStaff Content (04/23/14)
    "I need a timeout, I need an escape from reality; or else I need eternal darkness and death, I need an exit strategy."*The Menzingers* - Rented World (http://apdot.net/1mxkM4D) (Thomas Nassiff)
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:26am -
  • newFormer Ween Frontman Announces New Band and Album + Releases Single
    Aaron Freeman (known as Gene Ween of *Ween* (http://www.ween.com/‎)) has announced that he has a new band - *Freeman* (https://www.facebook.com/FREEMANtheband). The new band will release their debut self-titled album on July 22nd via Partisan Reco…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:00am -
  • newSaosin Announces Three California Dates With Anthony Green
    *Saosin* (http://www.absolutepunk.net/saosin) announced three additional California dates aside from their appearance at Skate and Surf with original vocalist *Anthony Green* (http://www.absolutepunk.net/anthonygreen). Head to the replies to find ou…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:49am -
  • newSt. Paul & The Broken Bones Release "Call Me" Music Video
    *St. Paul & The Broken Bones* (https://www.facebook.com/St.PaulandTheBrokenBones/) released their new music video for their track called "Call Me" yesterday, which you can find in the replies. I guarantee this is the best thing you haven't listened…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:28am -
  • newRandom Interview - Second Rate Angels
    Melodic metal band *Second Rate Angels (https://www.facebook.com/SecondRateAngels)* filled out our random interview; read it here (http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?p=132014946#post132014946).I’d say it’s 'cause we manage to combine bein…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 11:18pm -

Punknews.org

  • newNew Review Update: April 22, 2014
    It's Adam E., wishing you a very happy Earth Day! For me, Earth Day is all about celebrating the planet's super-cute woodland critters. Be nice to them, and they'll be nice to you.Today's reviews are: Circa Survive / Sunny Day Real Estate…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • newMedia: The Swellers: "Tales of Lolita" (Floor)
    Brooklyn Vegan has premiered The Swellers covering Floor's "Tales of Lolita." The track will appear on a new four-way split featuring The Swellers, Lobby Boxer, Hung Up and 1876 out on Save Your Generation Records. It will be a limited run of 300 rec…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 5:00pm -
  • newMinus the Bear announce 'They Make Beer Commercials Like This' anniversary shows
    Minus The Bear will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their release They Make Beer Commercials Like This with two shows this summer where they'll be playing the EP in full to "party like it's 2004." The band stated on their website:Capacit…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • newVideos: Between the Buried and Me: "Lay Your Ghosts to Rest"
    Between The Buried And Me have posted a video for their song "Lay Your Ghosts To Rest." The video compiles footage from recent shows in Baltimore, Asheville, and Nashville.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:30pm -
  • newMedia: Trash Talk: "Cloudkicker"
    California's Trash Talk has posted a stream of the new song "Cloudkicker" which will appear on their new album No Peace via Odd Future on May 27, 2014.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:00pm -

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 -