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Talking "Method" Recording and Youthful Delusions with the Manic Street Preachers | 14 Apr 2015 // 9:09 PM

For the first time in the band's history, Manic Street Preachers will bring the politically charged post-punk of their 1994 LP The Holy Bible in its entirety to American audiences.

Wig in a Nutshell: An Interview with Stephen Trask Co-Creator of 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' | 17 Aug 2014 // 9:14 PM

Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creator and songwriter Stephen Trask animatedly answers questions about the production’s success on Broadway and more.


Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life | 26 Aug 2015 // 9:05 PM

Despite lacking the entire picture, Our Brand Could Be Your Life is as packed with as much profundity, wit, and energy as any indie debut this year.

Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss | 10 Aug 2015 // 9:30 PM

Although Abyss is most unnerving in its quieter moments, the album is Wolfe’s most well-paced and effective release to date.


The Yin Yangs - 'Taste' (album stream) (premiere) | 11 Sep 2015 // 6:30 AM

Real-time intensity can be tricky to package, but the band’s new Time Castle Tapes release, Taste, has the pacing and magnetism of an ideal live set.

Secret Crush - "KGB" (video) (premiere) | 5 Aug 2015 // 4:00 AM

Like cyanide-laced Pepsi: Brooklyn newcomers release a garage pop song with enough sweet hooks to belie its theme of espionage and deception.


All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror USA 2012 (Preview) | 23 Aug 2012 // 7:00 AM

The second annual festival -- curated this year by Afghan Whig's Greg Dulli -- promises to be a diverse and epic event. It takes place in New York City from the 21st to the 23rd of September.

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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