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Wednesday, October 29 2014

Taylor Swift’s ‘Secret Sessions’ in Her Living Room

They came from Bakersfield, San Diego, Long Beach and elsewhere across the Southland, about three dozen young women plus a handful of young men who

The Afghan Whigs - “Lost in the Woods” (video)

The Afghan Whigs release creepily compelling video for "Lost in the Woods" just in time for Halloween.

Graveyard Tapes - ‘White Rooms’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Experimental folktronic-pop duo Euan McMeeken and Matthew Collings have their second Graveyard Tapes album, White Rooms, ready to rock this November.

Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates - “The Fates” (album stream) (Premiere)

Previously only available on a limited edition vinyl release, The Fates, the debut LP by the Baroque pop outfit Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates, will be available on CD for the first time on November 3rd.

Billy Idol Takes You Through a Personal Look of London (video) (Premiere)

Having just released his newest album, Kings & Queens of the Underground, new wave legend Billy Idol takes you through a quick personalized look at London, a city of special significance for him.

Tuesday, October 28 2014

The Gromble - “Creepy Jr. (Live Acoustic at Grandma’s House)” (video) (Premiere)

California indie rock outfit The Gromble gets a big boost from a string section at this intimate performance of the song "Creepy Jr.", performed at lead singer 's grandmother's house.

Anthony Pirog - “The New Electric” (video) (Premiere)

Anthony Pirog's emotive, slow-burning instrumental "The New Electric" receives a hazy, somewhat psychedelic video treatment.

Grand Vapids - “Pale Hooves” (audio) (Premiere)

"Pale Hooves", a brooding, dark number by the Athens, GA group Grand Vapids, is a track off of the band's forthcoming LP, Guarantees.

Monday, October 27 2014

Aretha Franklin Takes Other Singers to School on Her New ‘Great Diva Classics’

As you listen to Aretha Franklin’s new album, it’s hard not to sense an unspoken message to the world: “Step aside, ladies — here

The Return of Edgy, Pioneering Band Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney, the Portland, Ore., guitar band that last week announced its return after an eight-year hiatus, has seldom parsed words. The name of its mid-‘9

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