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Moving Mountains 3/16 Knitting Factory Brooklyn Photos/Review

March 30, 2012 drainu182 0

By Michel Dussack

On March 16th, Moving Mountains played an intimate (compared to when I saw them opening for Biffy Clyro and Thrice) show at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory, treating the packed and sweaty venue to a 13 song set that included some special treats. It’s seems that the band’s entire full length ‘Waves’ is one big hit among their fans, though they opened the show with two of the more popular songs on it (which also happen to be the …

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Vinyl Giveaway: The Naked and Famous – Passive Me, Aggressive You

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If you’re a fan of The Naked and Famous, you know how amazing their music is and what a great show they put on live. If you haven’t bought their album Passive Me, Aggressive You, you can just stop reading this and buzz off. We’re kidding.. kinda. Say you bought the album on CD or iTunes but you didn’t have the vinyl. Or maybe you really like the singles “Young Blood” or “Punching In A Dream” and have …

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Ticket Giveaway: Enter Shikari 4/6 NYC Irving Plaza

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Next Friday, April 6th, Enter Shikari headline will headline Irving Plaza in New York City. This is the band’s first US tour in support of their new album A Flash Flood Of Colour, which debuted at #1 on UK’s Official Album Chart, #67 on Billboard Top 200, and #4 Top Rock Albums on iTunes (#42 overall albums).

This will be the first time that North American audiences will witness Enter Shikari play a full set in the style that …

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The Temper Trap Announces North American Tour

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In support of The Temper Trap’s self-titled release, out June 5th on Glassnote/Columbia Records, the band has exclusively announced new tour dates with Rolling Stone.com for a North American tour starting June 5th in New York City and ending June 19th in Vancouver. The band is currently playing a handful of sold-out underplay shows in major cities including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. At these shows they’ve debuted new tracks including “Need Your Love” and “Rabbit Hole.”

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Kasabian – “Days Are Forgotten” (Live From Terminal 5) Video

March 29, 2012 drainu182 0


British cult-icons Kasabian are in the midst of their triumphant return to North America. Despite a five year lapse between tours on this side of the Atlantic, the band is experiencing the sort of raucous crowds that would be expected from a band that regularly tours through these cities. The band’s electric live shows have been keeping fans enthralled from the opening song through to the encore, leaving the crowd hoping that they will not have to wait as long …

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The Naked and Famous, Vacationer 3/23 Stubb’s Austin Photos

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The Naked and Famous are on a spring headline tour in support of their album Passive Me, Aggressive You. They’ve brought along Vacationer for the tour. Last Friday night, they played Stubb’s in Austin. Our photographer Jennifer Murtha was there to get some great shots of both bands.

Check them out below and be sure to head over to www.thenakedandfamous.com and www.vacationermusic.com.

TNAF Tour Dates

Mar 30 Grand Central Miami, FL
Mar 31 40 Watt Club Athens, GA…

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Electric Guest Reveal New Songs Through Puzzles On New Website

March 29, 2012 drainu182 0


Electric Guest a/k/a Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton have just finished up a successful run of live dates including a grand slam slew of performances at this year’s SXSW. Now, as the countdown to the April 24th release of their debut LP Mondo (Downtown Records) begins, the band have revealed a brand new website; an interactive puzzle which once completed unlocks streams of non-LP bonus track “Jenny” and an acoustic version of their first single “This Head I Hold”. Point …