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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

  • newShut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
    Happy Halloween! Is your musician costume ready? Do you need a last-minute idea? If you have a Cubs jersey you can be Sad Jack White. Or you can go as Sia and have your back to everyone all night. Um … Sexy Bon Iver? Zombie Lana Del Rey? You = Mark…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:35pm -
  • newTrent Reznor Discusses NIN’s Failed Sessions With Arcade Fire Producer, Skepticism About Rock Hall Nomination, U2′s Devaluing Music
    Trent Reznor recently sat down with Billboard for a great interview which touched on a wide range of topics, including his Gone Girl score, failed Hesitation Marks recording sessions with Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, his Rock and Roll Hall Of F…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:45pm -
  • newThe 5 Best Songs Of The Week
    If you were expecting to see some spooky songs in this week’s 5 Best, you might be a little disappointed. Yes, it’s Halloween, but nothing here is particularly Halloweeny. This week did bring the return of the holiday-appropriate Marilyn Manson,…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:38pm -
  • newBilly Corgan Responds To Anderson Cooper’s Dumb On-Air Insults
    On Wednesday night’s Anderson Cooper 360, Cooper featured Billy Corgan in his recurring RidicuList segment for appearing on the cover of PAWS Chicago magazine — something that happened more than five months ago, mind you — and went on to ridicu…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:15pm -
  • newWatch Another Spooky Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper Teaser
    Panda Bear has put out another teaser for his upcoming new album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper. It features the same Grim Reaper as the first teaser, but things get a lot crazier this time: it starts freaking out and rips the stuffed panda bear i…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:12pm -
  • newThe 5 Best Videos Of The Week
    Last week in this space, I wondered where the hell all the Halloween-themed videos were. They all finally showed up this week — including a few today, which puts them out of contention for this week’s list. But some of the best videos of the week…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • newCass McCombs – “Angel Blood” (Video)
    Cass McCombs released his seventh full-length LP, Big Wheel And Others, last year, but today we get a video for a track from that album, “Angel Blood.” The melancholy song is accompanied by footage gathered on McCombs’ last tour and in the Tend…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:49pm -
  • newMac McCaughan – “First And Last And Always” (Sisters Of Mercy Cover)
    Arcade Fire celebrated Halloween by releasing a star-studded horror film they made three years ago. That’s their style: Go big or go home. Their label boss, Merge Records founder and Superchunk/Portastatic main man Mac McCaughan unsurprisingly opte…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:47pm -
  • newMorrissey Cancels Another Show
    Well, that didn’t take long. We just heard tell of Morrissey’s successfully completed jaunt through Portugal, Spain, and Italy, but it seems the world’s most ill-tempered (and sometimes just ill) rock star is back to his gig-canceling ways. A p…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:30pm -

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  • The Many New Voices Of Taylor Swift
    Swift has received accolades and damnation mostly for her image or the messages she supposedly sends, which must be irritating for a musician so clearly devoted to perfecting her techniques.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • A Violin Concerto Back From Beyond The Grave
    After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library — until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:46am -
  • Just Who Is This Opera Star Singing At The World Series Tonight?
    Joyce DiDonato — a Kansas native and lifelong Royals fan — happens to be one of the world's greatest opera singers. Here's what makes her so extraordinary.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 4:39pm -
  • SBTRKT: 'There's Always A Space You Can Go'
    Hear the electronic-music producer discuss how his late brother and the "journey of the album" inspired the title track from Wonder Where We Land.
    - 4 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 2:13pm -
  • What Is It About Kendrick Lamar?
    In two years since releasing his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, Lamar has moved into hip-hop's spotlight full time. Microphone Check's Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad explain why.
    - 4 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:39am -

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  • newNat Jay - "Just a Little More" (video) (Premiere)
    The British Columbia-based Nat Jay is becoming a rising talent in her native Canada, and the tender pop of "Just a Little More" gives a pretty easy reason as to why that's happening.Nat Jay may be in the early years of her songwriting career, but al…
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:30am -
  • newSteven Wilson and Mariusz Duda Team Up on New Track, "The Old Peace"
    As a tribute to a recently departed fan, Steven Wilson and Mariusz Duda (of Lunatic Soul and Riverside fame) have teamed up for the gorgeous song "The Old Peace".Prog giants Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree, No-Man) and Mariusz Duda (Lunatic Soul, Rive…
    - 23 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:45am -
  • newCounterbalance: Prince's '1999'
    We were dreaming when we wrote this, so sue us if it goes astray. The Purple One’s 1982 breakthrough is the 199th most acclaimed album of all time, and it’s the subject of this week’s Counterbalance. All the hippies sing together. Klinger: I c…
    - 24 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:00am -
  • Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for November and December 2014
    In the last installment of "Listening Ahead" of 2014, read up on new albums by Marianne Faithfull and Andy Stott, as well as comprehensive boxsets of the third Velvet Underground album and the Bedhead catalog.Before we start rewinding the proverbial…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:20pm -
  • Taylor Swift: 1989
    A 40-foot Taylor Swift stomps through Manhattan in chelsea boots and a pencil skirt, bodegas and halal carts crumbling under her heels, waving one enormous pinky finger to Jay and Beyoncé as they cower in their Tribeca penthouse. A 40-foot Taylor S…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:06pm -

AbsolutePunk

  • newNew Found Glory Live Streaming Set
    *New Found Glory (http://www.absolutepunk.net/newfoundglory)* will be live streaming their set from the Glamour Kills Tour this Saturday, November 1st with Yahoo! Live (http://yhoo.it/1toAaWd). You can watch the band's performance at the House of Blu…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Nov 14, 2:39am -
  • newMetro Boomin Says Young Thug Collaboration Album Coming Soon
    In a new interview with The Fader (http://www.thefader.com/2014/10/31/interview-metro-boomin), hip-hop producer *Metro Boomin* (https://www.facebook.com/MetroBoomin) says that the final touches are being put on Metro Thuggin, his much anticipated col…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:45pm -
  • newFall Out Boy Behind the Scenes of "Centuries"
    A behind the scenes look at the making of *Fall Out Boy (http://www.absolutepunk.net/falloutboy)*'s "Centuries" video can be found in the replies.
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:15pm -
  • newCharges Dropped Against Man Who Posted Exodus Lyrics on Facebook
    In a follow-up to the story posted earlier (http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=3707969) this year: The man who was arrested for posting lyrics to an *Exodus (http://www.absolutepunk.net/tags/exodus)* song on Facebook has had all charges dro…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:08pm -
  • newLights Drops Jian Ghomeshi as Manager
    *Lights (http://www.absolutepunk.net/lights)* has dropped (https://www.facebook.com/lights/posts/10152789383406328) Jian Ghomeshi as manager.I posted comments about Jian Ghomeshi the day after he was dismissed by the CBC where I rushed to defend my…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:05pm -

Punknews.org

  • newNew Review Update: October 31, 2014
    This is John G and HAPPY HALLOWEEN! There's a lot happening on this most hallowed day. Who will I see at Hallowmas in Brooklyn tonight? Who will Editors Adam E and Mark Little see down at Fest? Who will editor Adam White see in the Zombie Apocalypse…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • newPetition in support of Ghomeshi's alleged victims signed by F*cked Up, Constantines
    As you may know by now, CBC star Jian Ghomeshi was recently fired by the radio network after receiving reports that Ghomeshi exhibited violent behavior and unwanted sexual actions towards multiple women. Now, a petition has been started to support…
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • newTours: World/Inferno Friendship Society
    World/Inferno Friendship Society have announced a new tour supporting their new album. The record is titled This Packed Funeral and is due out November 11, 2014. Punknews recently spoke to frontman Jack Terricloth.
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • newThe Vandals: "It's Got to Be Ska"
    The Vandals have released a new song. It's Specials inspired and is called "It's Got to be ska (extended)." The track is from a skit for comedian Reggie Watts which aired on IFC last week.You can skank it up right here.
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • newVideos: Nobunny: "Lizard Liars"
    Nobunny has released a new music video. The video is a short film called "Nightmare night." It prominently features his song"Lizard Liars" off his 2013 album Secret Songs.
    - 17 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00pm -

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 -