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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April 2013
28 Mar 2013 // 5:10 PM
April's releases feature highly anticipated returns years in the making, new work by critical faves of a current vintage, and reissues of alt-rock touchstones. Check out the early word on new albums by the Knife and Kurt Vile, as well as the 20th anniversary edition of the Breeders' Last Splash.
The 2011 Artists of the Year
28 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM
This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.
Kurt Vile: Wakin' on a Pretty Daze
9 Apr 2013 // 5:06 PM
Disengagement is something Kurt Vile sentimentalises, but his newest record is brighter, more self-satisfying.
Kurt Vile + Dinosaur Jr.: 1 December 2012 - Philadelphia
5 Dec 2012 // 4:02 PM
Even seeing your favorite band can sometimes get monotonous over the course of a three hour set. But when each song features a legendary guest you may not have seen since the 90's, there's no choice but to surrender your full attention.
2014 Nelsonville Music Festival (photos)
16 Jun 2014 // 6:45 AM
The tenth annual Nelsonville Music Festival took place from May 29 to June 1.
Austin City Limits 2011: James Blake + Kurt Vile
26 Oct 2011 // 2:00 AM
When it comes to James Blake’s music, it has been an extremely slow journey towards appreciation for me, which might just be an appropriate pace given his style of music.