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Everything Is Easy: The Touring Lives of Third Eye Blind

"I really, really look at the audience. I'm not one of those people who glosses over; I very directly, soberly engage. I'm going to look you in the eye. And you can just see this summer of America getting better."

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The Life, Death and Afterlife of Video Stores

In the dust of long gone video stores ghosts of film geeks past forever roam.

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Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World

So few of Bowness’s peers show the same level of artistic integrity and fearlessness, not to mention boundless creativity and precise expressionism.

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Ducktails: St. Catherine

Matt Mondanile's (Real Estate) latest solo excursion improves upon his refined fuzz-pop approach, though he struggles to find an emotional core inside his casual synth arrangements.

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Strange Wilds: Subjective Concepts

Though the group manage to display flashes of powerful punk prowess, their debut record cant quite escape the shadows of their considerable Northwest predecessors.

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29 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Cold Cave: Full Cold Moon

This vinyl reissue of a year’s worth of singles serves as an ideal introduction to Cold Cave’s icy aesthetic.

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There’s No Resting in Peace in Roger Corman’s ‘Premature Burial’

So burdened is Ray Milland by the trappings of horror convention that you marvel he doesn’t smother on the spot, even though he is safely above ground.

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Neil Young and Promise of the Real: The Monsanto Years (Take 2)

While the message often appears to overpower the music, the album is nowhere near the unlistenable mess some critics have claimed.

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‘Lovers At the Chameleon Club’ and the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Lou Villars is a French athletic champion -- and a spy for the Nazis.

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Them Changes: A Conversation with Thundercat

He's the go-to bass mastermind who's anchored already-iconic albums by Kendrick Lamar and Kamasi Washington. For his latest mini-album, Thundercat gets both sad and weird, taking us on a true emotional journey.

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28 Jul 2015 // 3:15 PM

Meet the New Archie (and Still Love the Old Archie)

On July 8, Archie Comics launched a new Archie #1, replacing the previous Archie title that had run continually since 1943.

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With ‘N++’, Color and Music Added to Ninja’s World

Now, with the addition of a full swath colors, N++ feels like the inside of a very dangerous, very deserted rave.

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28 Jul 2015 // 2:30 PM

Calexico - Full Performance (Live on KEXP) (video)

The latest full KEXP session just hit the web and it's from beloved Americana band Calexico.

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Ashley Monroe - “I’m Good at Leavin’” (Live from the Opry) (video)

The Grand Ole Opry shares new Ashley Monroe video goodness.

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Keith Richards ‘Under the Influence’ Doc Due Sept. 18 on Netflix

Keith Richards is the subject of a new documentary, Keith Richards: Under the Influence, coming to Netflix in September.

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Haroula Rose - “Swimming Song” (audio) (premiere)

The LA singer-songwriter serves up a bluegrass-tinged cover of a Loudon Wainwright III favorite.

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28 Jul 2015 // 11:03 AM

Diplo Is Reaching Out to Grab You

Diplo is having a serious pop moment, with two song-of-the-summer candidates near the top of Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart.

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Will Mason Ensemble - “Finn” (audio) (premiere)

The debut album by the chamber ensemble embraces the beauty and ominousness of isolation in nature.

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28 Jul 2015 // 10:46 AM

Double Take: ‘The French Connection’ (1971)

You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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Tommy Keene - “Last of the Twilight Girls” (audio) (premiere)

The power-pop genius returns with a gem of a track from his 12th album.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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