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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

  • newStream LVL UP Hoodwink’d (Stereogum Premiere)
    “So am I being hoodwinked to even think that I could love you?” That question looms over everything on LVL UP’s masterful sophomore album. It’s a record that addresses our enormous capability for self-deception. Hoodwink’d is concerned with…
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  • newBeat Connection – “Another Go Round” (Stereogum Premiere)
    When we last caught up with Beat Connection two years ago we shared their single “The Palace Garden, 4am” from 2012 debut album The Palace Garden and preserved their Sasquatch! performance for posterity. Now the Seattle dance-rockers are prepping…
    - 47 mins ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:38am -
  • newHolly Herndon – “Home” Video
    The glitched-out composer Holly Herndon is onscreen in pretty much every frame of the new video for her busy, disorienting song “Home.” But in the clip, the Dutch design studio Metahaven, who directed the video, often hide Herdon’s face behind…
    - 53 mins ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:32am -
  • newWatch Strand Of Oaks’ Dramatic Cover Of Asia’s “Heat Of The Moment”
    Strand Of Oaks released the intense and gorgeous album HEAL earlier this year, and just yesterday, we heard his sincere cover of the National’s “Pink Rabbits.” But Timothy Showalter doesn’t just cover his contemporaries in scraped-out indie.…
    - 1 hour ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:57am -
  • newMike D Discusses The $5M Townhouse He’s Designing And Selling In Brooklyn
    Beastie Boy Mike D has been working on developing a brownstone in the Cobble Hill area of Brooklyn alongside his wife, Tamra Davis, and architect friends Jill and John Bouratoglou. The townhouse is now on the market for $4.98 million and features thr…
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:55am -
  • newWatch Mastodon Bring Guitar Faces To Kimmel
    People within the metal underground are always worrying that their scene is getting too friendly or commercialized. And to those people, I say: Don’t you want to see a bunch of face-tatted swamp-monster-looking motherfuckers ripping through faces o…
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:34am -
  • newWatch White Lung’s Mish Way Toss Out An Asshole Fan At Red Bull Sound Select NY
    Mish Way, the singer for the great punk band White Lung, is the wrong lady to fuck with. Late on Friday night, White Lung headlined a Red Bull Sound Selects show at the Brooklyn club Palisades, playing with Power Trip and Sick Feeling. During the fir…
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • newBlood Sister – “Ghost Twin”

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  • newSun Kil Moon: “The War On Drugs Can Suck My Fucking Dick”
    Sun Kil Moon’s Mark Kozelek is known for his cantankerous on-stage persona, and recently got in a little trouble after calling a Hopscotch Festival audience “fucking hillbillies,” which he took in stride. Now, it seems as though he said some di…
    - 15 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 8:11pm -

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  • newWe Are Scientists and Surfer Blood Team Up for Tour, Share Songs from Split 7-inch
    Fans of indie-pop and danceable rock should be excited to learn that We Are Scientists and Surfer Blood have teamed up for a string of North American dates this fall. To coincide with the tour, both bands have contributed new tracks to a split 7-inch…
    - 1 hour ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:22am -
  • new¡FLIST! Says 'Fuck You Im Dead' on Debut Album
    Proving that patience really is a virtue, the songs that make up ¡FLIST!'s debut album were written open an impressive eight-year period. However, it's now finally done, and Fuck You Im Dead is due out on November 11 via Art Not Love Records. For…
    - 1 hour ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • newStalley Announces Debut Album 'Ohio'
    Though he's contributed to his fair share of collaborations as a member of the Maybach Music Group and treated fans to freeleaseases like last year's Honest Cowboy, Midwestern rapper Stalley has finally revealed plans for his debut studio album.…
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:03am -
  • newRapper Tim Dog Confirmed Dead
    Last year, rapper Tim Dog (real name Timothy Blair) was reported dead following complications related to diabetes and a seizure. A couple months later, however, a victim of the rapper's fraudulent dating scheme claimed that his death was faked and a…
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 8:48am -
  • newLowell Talks 'We Loved Her Dearly' and How Pop Can Change the World
    These days, things are going pretty well for Elizabeth Lowell Boland, a.k.a. Lowell. The pop songwriter recently signed with indie heavyweights Arts & Crafts and today (September 16) follows up her buzzed-about EP, I Killed Sara V., with her first fu…
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 8:00am -

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  • Controversial Mexican Musician Temporarily Retires From Drug Ballads
    Alfredo Rios, aka El Komander, is the Jay Z of Mexican drug balladeers. He says government pressure, in the form of fines and banned or canceled concerts, is forcing him to think about retirement.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Sep 14, 4:52am -
  • Apple's U2 Album Promotion Backfires
    U2 and Apple teamed up for what Apple's CEO called, "the largest album release of all time." They released U2's album, Songs of Innocence, for free to everyone with an iTunes account.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Sep 14, 4:52am -
  • Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Finally Cracks Billboard Top 10
    While the 30-year-old album has sold millions of copies over the years, it only reached No. 54 when it was released. The new spike comes courtesy of a steep price cut.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 12:02pm -
  • Bob Crewe Knew How To Make Artists Sing
    Bob Crewe co-wrote and produced such hits for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as "Walk Like A Man," "Rag Doll" and "Sherry." He died Thursday at the age of 83.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 7:48am -
  • The Nile Project: Producing Harmony In A Divided Region
    It began as a conversation over a beer. Now, a collaboration between musicians across the Nile basin has expanded to concert tours, albums and courses at universities in the U.S. and East Africa.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 5:31am -

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  • newAn Artist Capable of Making Something Magnetic: Matt Johnson on Jeff Buckley
    Drummer Matt Johnson shares his reflections 20 years later on working with Jeff Buckley and recording what turned out to be a masterpiece, 1994's Grace.Originally from Texas, drummer Matt Johnson was a founding member of Jeff Buckley's band from 199…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:10pm -
  • newDeath From Above 1979: The Physical World
    Ten years on, Death from Above 1979 kicks just as much ass. Welcome back, gentlemen, it’s been too long... ...is an understatement. It was a decade ago that the two Ontario dudes that call themselves Death from Above 1979 set the rock world on fir…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:06pm -
  • newMy Brightest Diamond: This Is My Hand
    By time a song ends, one has undergone the journey from ignorance to familiarity accompanied by a sense of Déjà vu as if one already knew what one never has known.Most musicians understand the importance of changes in volume and get audiences to l…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:05pm -
  • newZeus: Classic Zeus
    Classic Zeus is sturdy and stormproof, and has enough memorable hooky hooks to make your head spin.Toronto’s Zeus found itself at a crossroads after a lengthy tour behind 2012’s Busting Visions. The group thought about breaking up, but instead d…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:04pm -
  • newDr. John: Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch
    Not all the guest artists fit, and sometimes the connection to Satchmo seems tenuous indeed. But when it works, as it mostly does, the album delivers much pleasure and pleasant surprises. Malcolm John Rebennack, the invaluable pianist/singer/New Orl…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:03pm -

AbsolutePunk

  • newManchester Orchestra's "Hope" Available Digitally
    As predicted, *Manchester Orchestra (http://www.absolutepunk.net/manchesterorchestra)*'s Hope is now available digitally (http://amzn.to/1nZZH1Z). Vinyl and CDs are due out November 18th.
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:08am -
  • newAlbums in Stores Today: September 16th, 2014
    Here are (http://www.absolutepunk.net/releasedates.php?do=thisweek) the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar (http://www.absolutepunk.net/calendar.php?do=a…
    - 7 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • newR.I.P Mike Skinner
    Mike Skinner of *The Goddamn Band (http://www.absolutepunk.net/kevindevine)* has passed away (https://www.facebook.com/KevinDevineMusic/photos/a.183067017339.127465.9365212339/10152767684892340/?type=1).
    - 8 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 3:23am -
  • newNew mewithoutYou in 2015
    Looks like *mewithoutYou (http://www.absolutepunk.net/mewithoutYou)*'s new album will be coming out (http://mewithoutyou.biz/pages/music) in 2015.Submitted by number2bencil
    - 10 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 1:02am -
  • newCoheed and Cambria Stream Live Show on Yahoo!
    A live set from *Coheed and Cambria (http://www.absolutepunk.net/CoheedandCambria)* is streaming up on Yahoo! (https://screen.yahoo.com/live/event/coheed-cambria).
    - 10 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 1:01am -

Punknews.org

  • newPushin' it to the limit stream debut release
    Pushin' it 2 the limit, the band featuring Audrey Crash of Ex Friends, are streaming their debut release. The band is expected to release a physical version of the album soon. Crash recently penned an essay for Punknews about here experiences in…
    - 26 mins ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • newTim Barry announces new album
    Tim Barry has announced the release of his fifth studio album. Titled Lost & Rootless, the record will be released on Chunksaah Recordson November 28, 2014.
    - 1 hour ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • newTours: Rebuilder (US, Canada)
    Rebuilder have announced that they will be going on tour in mid-October. The Boston-based punk band will be going up to Montreal, over to Chicago and down the east coast. The band recently announced their first LP scheduled to be released in earl…
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:00am -
  • newInterviews: Keith Latinen (Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate))
    Having just returned from tour with The Early November, Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) frontman and Count Your Lucky Stars co-owner Keith Latinen spoke with Punknews staff writer Adam Sever to discuss their new releases, the You Will Event…
    - 15 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • newNew Review Update: September 15, 2014
    This is John G here bringing you three new reviews, including a review of the classic, long running band X. What first wave (or almost first wave) punk band do you think are still the reigning champs? Who are the greatest, brand new contenders?Tod…
    - 17 hours ago, 15 Sep 14, 6:00pm -

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 -