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by Katharine Wray

30 Sep 2009


Langhorne Slim
Be Set Free
(Kemado)
Releasing: 30 September

Langhorne Slim released his new album, Be Set Free today on Kemado Records. His U.S. tour kicks off October 15th in Brooklyn, New York. Dates after the jump.

SONG LIST
01 Back To The Wild
02 Say Yes
03 I Love You, But Goodbye
04 Land of Dreams
05 Cinderella
06 Be Set Free
07 For A Little While
08 Sunday By The Sea
09 Leaving My Love
10 Yer Wrong
11 Blown Your Mind
12 So Glad I’m Coming Home
13 Boots Boy

Langhorne Slim - Back to the Wild from Kemado Records on Vimeo.

by Katharine Wray

30 Sep 2009


Sunny Day Real Estate performed “7” on Jimmy Fallon last night, reminding us that “emo” used to have a very, very different meaning. The band has reunited for the first time in 15 years, and kicked off a U.S. tour this month.

Dates after the jump

by Katharine Wray

30 Sep 2009


Brand New
Daisy
(Interscope)
Release: 22 September

New Jersey rock band Brand New has gone through a lot of incarnations since their emo debut, Your Favorite Weapon. With each album Brand New’s sound, while always infectious, becomes more sarcastic and less brooding. Daisy is very dark, very good, and still as clever as the first album.

SONG LIST
01 Vices
02 Bed
03 At the Bottom
04 Gasoline
05 You Stole
06 Be Gone
07 Sink
08 Bought a Bride
09 Daisy
10 In a Jar
11 Noro

by Katharine Wray

30 Sep 2009


Prolific songster Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele will bring his tiny instrument and vocal and lyrical stylings to the Getty Center on October 10th.

Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele
Meet Me in the Garden [MP3]
     

Tour dates after the jump.

by Tyler Gould

30 Sep 2009


The video for The Dodos’ “Fables”, from the recently released Time to Die allows you to listen to the song and see what the band looks like at the same time. It is for the most part without flourish until the bridge, the most interesting bit of the song itself, when confetti falls from the ceiling while the band plays in slow motion. The music is fine, but the confetti is unevenly spaced and could honestly be a little more colorful—yet another wasted opportunity to get people excited about confetti like they must have been the first time somebody cut paper into tiny pieces and dropped it from a great height. Click through to see their remaining fall tour dates.

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