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by Matt Mazur

2 Jun 2009


Director Lars von Trier recently declared himself to be “the best film director in the world”, at Cannes, where Charlotte Gainsbourg picked up Best Actress for her work in this sure-to-be incendiary film. From the provocative look of trailer, he might be right.

by Joe Tacopino

2 Jun 2009


Spinner shows us that Grizzly Bear’s angelic harmonies are just as potent live as they are on disc.

by Sarah Zupko

2 Jun 2009


The Beatles: Rock Band releases 9 September, “coincidentally” on the same day as the re-mastered Beatles CD catalogue drops. Think you can play these songs like the Fab Four?

by Sarah Zupko

2 Jun 2009


Artsy, abstract, droning and electronic. Interesting stuff from Clinic.

by PopMatters Staff

1 Jun 2009


Diplo and Switch join forces and go all dancehall on us.

TOUR DATES
6/13/09 NEW YORK, NY SOBs
6/18/09 BOSTON, MA HOUSE OF BLUES
6/19/09 PHILADELPHIA, PA ELECTRIC FACTORY
6/20/09 WASHINGTON, DC ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL
6/24/09 VANCOUVER, BC COMMODORE BALLROOM
6/25/09 SEATTLE, WA NEUMOS
6/26/09 SAN FRANCISCO, CA THE GRAND BALLROOM @ REGENCY
6/27/09 LOS ANGELES, CA LA MEMORIAL COLISEUM & EXPO
7/10/09 AUSTIN, TX STUBB’S
7/11/09 DALLAS, TX HOUSE OF BLUES
8/07/09 CHICAGO, IL CONGRESS THEATER
10/31/09 INGLEWOOD, CA THE FORUM

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Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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