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by Jane Jansen Seymour

15 Nov 2012


Headset. Image via Shutterstock.

With all the crazy weather adding unnecessary drama to the national elections this fall, at least music fans could be thankful for all the fresh offerings available, presenting a much needed distraction (as long as there was electricity!)  New releases from indie stalwarts Deerhoof, Stars and Cat Power complemented repeats from Two Door Cinema Club, the xx and Freelance Whales along with debuts from Django Django and Melody’s Echo Chamber.

by PopMatters Staff

14 Nov 2012


Andy Butler says, “It’s fun to remind myself why I like old records. I’m naturally drawn to a more classic sound. When it comes to dancing I’m more inspired to get on up and shake it if feels like there’s a lot of substance and depth to a record.”

“Release Me” is Hercules and Love Affair’s original contribution to the mix. Check out the full tracklist below.

by PopMatters Staff

8 Nov 2012


by PopMatters Staff

2 Nov 2012


by Zach Schonfeld

2 Nov 2012


Ten years ago this Sunday, Fugazi took the stage at the London Forum and performed at the Kentish Town venue for the third night in a row. Shortly after, they announced an “indefinite hiatus”. November 4, 2002, would be the band’s last ever show.

You can mark the occasion by listening to the entire 100-minute performance on YouTube.

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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