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Reptar’s “Body Faucet” Released Today

May 1, 2012 drainu182 0


Body Faucet, the debut full length album from Athens, GA band Reptar is out today via Vagrant Records and currently available to stream in full at Spinner, MSN, and the band’s website.

Produced by Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley, Washed Out), Body Faucet is the follow up to the group’s heralded debut EP Oblangle Fizz Y’all, which Rolling Stone praised for its, “…blend of upbeat rhythms, reggae-infected vocals and psychedelic textures.” Body Faucet finds the band delving deeper …

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The Wombats and The Static Jacks 4/26 Webster Hall NYC Review/Photos

May 1, 2012 drainu182 0

By Emilia D’Albero

When The Wombats’ last show at Webster Hall in October ended in thunderous applause and shrill cheers, it was clear that they would definitely be back again soon to shake the venue with bouncing bass riffs and catchy synth melodies. Last Thursday, The Wombats did indeed return to New York City- to Webster Hall again, in fact- and elicited perhaps even more excited and intense reactions from the audience than they had in October. Even before doors …

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The Gaslight Anthem Premieres New Single “45”, Announce Upcoming Letterman and Fallon Performances

April 30, 2012 drainu182 0


As they put their spring and summer performance plans together, starting with initial sold-out intimate gigs at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn (May 16) and the Roxy in West Hollywood (May 18), a return to CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman (June 28), and a performance on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (July 27), New Jersey-based The Gaslight Anthem premiered their brand new single, “45,” on Rollingstone.com today (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN). The song …

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My Morning Jacket Announces August Tour Dates

April 30, 2012 drainu182 0


Shortly after completing their back to back tours in Japan and Australia, My Morning Jacket are taking their celebrated, exhilarating live show back on the road this August with the announcement of their North American tour, with Band Of Horses in support.

“Wonderful (The Way I Feel)” live from MSG featuring Ben Bridwell (Band Of Horses) MP3

Since their sold out Madison Square show to end off 2011, they’ve played a triumphant performance at the Independent Spirit Awards in February …

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New Pop Etc “Live It Up” Video

April 30, 2012 drainu182 0


Pop Etc, formerly known as The Morning Benders, have a new video out for their single “Live It Up.”

Watch it below, pre-order their new album here and catch them on tour this summer with Dirty Projectors.

August 6 | Orlando, FL | The Beacham Theatre
August 7 | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Culture Room
August 9 | Atlanta, GA | Variety Playhouse
August 10 | Ashville, NC | Orange Peel
August 11 | Knoxville, TN| Bijou Theatre
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Active Child 4/27 Glasshouse Pomona Review

April 28, 2012 drainu182 0


Last year, Los Angeles-based artist Active Child (real name Pat Grossi) made quite a splash with his critically acclaimed debut, You Are All I See, which made many year-end lists (including mine). Though he spent most of the past couple of years as a supporting act, touring with bands such as School of Seven Bells and M83, this is the year where he gets the chance to be the headlining act. And Friday night, he got his chance by …

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The Vaccines 4/23 Webster Hall NYC Review/Photos

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By Michel Dussack

About 6 months after being forced to cancel their U.S. tour due to singer Justin Young needing vocal surgery, The Vaccines triumphantly returned to perform at Coachella for two weekends, as well as stop at New York’s Webster Hall for a sold out show that was everything a rock show should be. Their 15 song set went by in a blur of sing alongs, moshing, and teenagers suffering from alcohol poisoning next to me, partly because of …