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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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of Montreal 4/25 Koko London Review/Photos

April 29, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Michael Zonenashvili

of Montreal has finally struck a needed balance in their live show. Not only have they reduced the amount of hyper-sexual, costumed antics on stage to a palatable level, their set list has also struck the right chord in a distribution of songs from their latest 6 records to accurately showcase the sound they’ve developed.

With a stage setup that included small projector screens riddled around different points, of Montreal and their team of artistic geniuses developed …

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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

April 27, 2012 drainu182 0

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 …

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Serj Tankian Releases “Figure It Out” Teaser Video, New Album Harakiri Out 7/10

April 27, 2012 drainu182 0


Harakiri, the new studio album from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian is set to be released July 10th on Reprise Records/Serjical Strike. Serj released a teaser video set to the music of his first single, “Figure It Out.” The video follows 2 thugs that kidnap, torture and water board an innocent mailbox. A proper music video for “Figure It Out” will follow in the near future.

Beginning Tuesday May 1st, Harakiri will be available for pre-order …

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Album Review: JT Daly – Memory

April 27, 2012 drainu182 0

By: Cassandra Paiva

Step inside the mind of Paper Route’s JT Daly and pry into all of his personal files; his relationships, his hometown, his childhood, his faith. Do a bit of soul searching and that’s pretty much exactly the message that Daly’s debut solo album Memory conveys.

The album, which Daly states inside the booklet, was made because he “wanted to write an entire album without the possibility of people ever hearing it.” However, he decided to release it …

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fun. 4/23 iHeartRadio Theater NYC Review

April 27, 2012 drainu182 0

By Michel Dussack

To say that fun. have been having a great few months would be the understatement of the year in the music world. Their single ‘We Are Young’ has been covered by Glee and was used in a massive Super Bowl commercial, and as a result the song reached the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and set all kinds of sales records. On April 23, iHeartRadio hosted a private contest only show with the band …