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Willie Nile: World War Willie

Willie Nile is part of dying breed of rockers and demonstrates once more how much we and rock 'n' roll need him around.

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Sulfur City - “Whispers” (audio) (premiere)

Sulfur City is a really honest to goodness working class rock band, the kind you can unwind to with beers and pool games at the local pub.

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31 Mar 2016 // 10:05 AM

Will Stewart - “Keyhole” (audio) (premiere)

Birmingham, Alabama's Will Stewart has stepped away from his old group, Willie and the Giant, to emerge as a compelling solo artist this year with a new EP, Faultline.

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30 Mar 2016 // 10:50 AM

Travis - “Magnificent Time” (Singles Going Steady)

"Magnificent Time" is an apt title for this bouncy, infectious slice of British indie pop.

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Renewed Lust for Life: Iggy Pop Breaks Free, Aided by Joshua Homme, on ‘Post Pop Depression’

Iggy Pop's voice can be both snarling and debonair, set against layers of sound and texture from Josh Homme.

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Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones: Little Windows

Teddy Thompson returns with a collection predictably superior songs. And he's got a new singing partner who proves that she can keep him on his toes.

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24 Mar 2016 // 8:30 AM

Glitterbust - “The Highline” (Singles Going Steady)

Kim Gordon's latest project is pretty much what you'd expect from a Sonic Youth alum.

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24 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Night Moves: Pennied Days

Night Moves' Pennied Days is a small town rock record with big studio ambition.

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The Cars: The Elektra Years 1978-1987

The Cars made six albums for Elektra in just under a decade. Five of those are far above average. Another shows why the group stopped at exactly the right time.

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22 Mar 2016 // 11:30 AM

DMA’s - “In the Moment” (Singles Going Steady)

DMA's have the musical thumbprint of '80s and '90s indie rock groups, but they don't let that fact hinder their personality.

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Mark Mallman - ‘The End Is Not The End’ (album stream) (premiere)

For those who declare rock 'n' roll dead, Mallman convinces that rock can still give us something to believe in.

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Ace Frehley Rocks Time and Space in Beverly Hills

Frehley delivered the goods song after song, ripping off the hot licks that inspired the next generation of guitar heroes while also delivering almost all of his most beloved classics with his typically affable wit and charm.

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Pere Ubu: Architecture of Language 1979 -1982

The second Pere Ubu box set from Fire Records collects their three most nightmarishly cheerful records, songs of innocence and experience that seek to invent their own language.

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10 Mar 2016 // 5:00 PM

Black Mountain - “Florian Saucer Attack” (Singles Going Steady)

"Florian Saucer Attack" shows Black Mountain pressing their instruments, and thereby the song itself, toward some limit-point where eschatological destruction looms precipitously near.

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8 Mar 2016 // 3:15 PM

Cate Le Bon - “Wonderful” (Singles Going Steady)

Being nuts offers an opportunity for Cate LeBon and the band to be creative. It’s wonderful.

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29 Feb 2016 // 12:43 PM

35 Years of No Regrets

It's too bad they only release one album.

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26 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

DMA’s: Hills End

The Britpop revival starts in Australia. Hills End is an outstanding debut album.

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Foreigner Go Acoustic for Insightful American Songbook Set (Photos)

Exclusive photos from Foreigner's unplugged show at Lincoln Center.

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Mike Gordon Band Gets Weird and Funky in Hollywood

The Fonda Theater has become one of LA’s top spots for national touring bands, but few acts bring in a crowd that feels like a genuine community like a Phish member can.

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18 Feb 2016 // 1:45 PM

Happy Fangs - “Controlled Burn” (video) (premiere)

"Controlled Burn" shows off Happy Fangs' heavy rocking sounds that are equally influenced by punk and metal.

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