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Silverstein Release New Video

Silverstein have released a video for the title track of 2012’s This Is How The Wind Shifts. The video features a view of a sunset over water, along with a campfire burning in the night. While the track clocks in at only a little over a minute, the video’s simple backdrop is an excellent addition to […]

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Fairweather Stream New Album

Despite the band’s near eleven-year lapse in releases, Washington D.C.-based Fairweather has managed to keep a steady fan base.  And, after all these years, that fan base is being rewarded. The band has released a stream of its new self-titled record, one filled with emotion and a good amount of angst. This is the band’s […]

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The Ataris Hoping To Release New Music This Year

In a recent interview with Chicagoist, Ataris frontman Kris Roe announced that the Indiana-based quartet is hoping to release a new album by the end of the year. C: How do feel about the future of The Ataris? I know there have been a lot of setbacks and lineup changes over the years. KRISTOPHER ROE: Honestly, […]

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Banks Announces 2014 US Tour Dates

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Banks has announced a set of US tour dates ranging from March 26 to July 18. The tour includes appearances at Sasquatch! Festival, Governor’s Ball and Bonnaroo. Banks’ music first made waves when it was featured in a Victoria’s Secret commercial, and then was cemented into the R&B scene when she […]

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The Black Keys to Release Album in May, Confirm Title

The Black Keys have announced that the band’s next album, entitled Turn Blue, will be released May 13. The album details were released in the most obscure of ways: through the Twitter feed of boxer Mike Tyson.  The tweet simply read “Turn Blue” and held a link to a YouTube video with a hypnotherapist and a […]

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LISTEN: Prince and Zooey Deschanel’s New Single

When Prince appeared on New Girl (starring Zooey Deschanel as the quirky roommate, Jess) back in February, he performed a song with Deschanel at the end of the episode. Now, Prince has released the full-length version of the track, ”FALLINLOVE2NITE.” This is Prince’s first release since “PRETZELBODYLOGIC,” which premiered after the episode of New Girl. Prince will soon unveil PLECTRUMELECTRUM, […]

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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Covers Lorde on Accordion

While Dave Grohl is arguably the most active former member of Nirvana, Krist Novoselic has recently shown that he’s also dabbling in the music industry. Picking up the accordion instead of the bass guitar, Novoselic has released a cover of Lorde’s hit, “Royals.” He performed the track at a “Fair Vote Campaign” benefit show in […]

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Circa Survive, Thursday To Contribute To Nirvana Tribute Album

In honor of the 15th anniversary of Nirvana’s In Utero and Robot Empire Records’ 100th release, the label will release a tribute album titled  In Utero: In Tribute: In Entirety. The release will include tracks recorded by Thursday, Jay Reatard, Whirr, Circa Survive and more. “It has been a privilege to introduce so many unique bands […]

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Fake Problems Frontman Covers Bomb The Music Industry!

Chris Farren of the indie punk outfit Fake Problems has released a cover of Bomb The Music Industry!’s “Hurricane Waves.” In the past few months, Farren has recorded a number of songs for his covers project, during which he will record a new track every sunday until April of this year. So far, he’s done […]

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Mark Wahlberg to Receive MTV Generation Award

Mark Wahlberg, famed actor and producer of the hit television show Entourage is set to receive the Generation Award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The cast of Entourage will present the award to Wahlberg, whose life the show was based on. “Mark Wahlberg is the definition of a modern day Renaissance Man: from Dirk Diggler […]

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HBO To Release ‘Game of Thrones’ Hip-Hop Mixtape

***UPDATE*** You can now stream the entire mixtape after the jump! A hip-hop mixtape inspired by the popular HBO series Game of Thrones will be released today, according to The Wall Street Journal. The mixtape, entitled Catch The Throne, was first mentioned when Big Boi announced that there would be no new Outkast album, despite the […]

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Pixies Unveil “Greens and Blues” Video

Boston alt-rockers Pixies have released a video for “Greens and Blues” off of the band’s latest release, EP-2. Starring Mel Rodriguez (Little Miss Sunshine), Pixies’ video for “Greens and Blues” tells the story of the last man on earth. Featuring graffiti artists, astronauts and a slacker in the midst of it all, the video relies […]