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Tuesday, December 2 2014

Rising recording star Charli XCX finds a spot in the ‘pop circus’

On Sucker, her new record set for release on Dec. 15, Charli XCX thrashes through 13 songs full of razor-sharp keyboard licks and appealingly snotty attitude

Lanterna - “Backyards” (audio) (Album Announcement) (Premiere)

The summery, beach-evoking instrumental "Backyards" is the title track from the forthcoming album by Lanterna, due out in February.

Monday, December 1 2014

Support DIY Venues With Air Balloon Tapes: Compilation 2

With DIY venues falling like dominoes across Brooklyn, showing support for off the beaten path gig spaces has become a worthier act than ever.

Knifight - “Young Lovers” (video) (Premiere)

To the seizure-prone, be wary of the latest track by the Austin, Texas band Knifight, "Young Lovers". If the relentless groove of the song's fretless bass riff doesn't get you, the flashy visuals of the lyric video will.

Wednesday, November 26 2014

Zulu Pearls - “Boss of Your Heart (Live)” (video) (Premiere)

The Berlin by way of Washington, DC indie rockers that call themselves Zulu Pearls have a nice, noir-y live video to accompany one of their newer tunes, "Boss of Your Heart".

Tuesday, November 25 2014

Comic Hannibal Buress Is Low-key on His Role in Bill Cosby Firestorm

Hannibal Buress has always known that his name gave him an edge over other comics. Sharing a first name with the infamous cannibal from “Silence

Mike Nichols tribute coming to Turner Classic Movies

Director, producer and sometime performer Mike Nichols has died, and Turner Classic Movies will offer a mini-festival of Nichols’ work on the night of Dec. 6.

The Valdons​ - “Just How Much Can One Man Stand” 45 Single (audio) (Premiere)

Get a taste of what's to come this Black Friday from the Twin Cities soul group The Valdons through an exclusive listen to a new track and an almost lost one.

Lowbanks - “Treatz” (audio) (Premiere)

Scuzzy distortion and a crowd-ready singalong vibe exude from the latest tune by the Atlanta punks Lowbanks, "Treatz".

Monday, November 24 2014

Madam West - “Symbols” (video)

Madam West are a New York-based quartet with a penchant for electronics and trip-pop fusion.

Thursday, November 20 2014

Wednesday, November 19 2014

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