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Death Cab For Cutie Announce Spring Tour

January 18, 2012 drainu182 0

Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has announced details of a major North American tour following a string of dates in Australia and South East Asia. The dates begin April 10th at Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera House and then culminate with a May 13th homecoming concert at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre (see dates below). Youth Lagoon will support Death Cab beginning April 27th at NYC’s Beacon Theatre and continue through the end of the tour. First leg opener to be …

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Album Review: The Black Keys – El Camino

December 8, 2011 drainu182 0

By Kathryn Nasto

This Tuesday, The Black Keys returned with their seventh album, El Camino, the follow up to 2010’s Brothers. Once again, the band have teamed up with Danger Mouse, who produced their fifth album Attack & Release, creating an album that has echoes of nostalgia for their earlier albums. The band have taken a step back from the progression Brothers encapsulated, returning once again to the grunge found on previous albums. As a result, El Camino

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The Black Keys Announce U.S. Tour Dates

December 2, 2011 drainu182 0

The Black Keys will embark on the first leg of their U.S. tour this March, with shows in arenas such as New York’s Madison Square Garden, Boston’s TD Garden, and Chicago’s United Center (details on next page), with special guests Arctic Monkeys opening. The shows are in support of The Black Keys’ new album, El Camino, due out December 6 on Nonesuch Records. In advance of the release, five tracks from the record are currently streaming on the band’s

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WU LYF 11/22 Troubadour Los angeles Review and Photos

November 24, 2011 drainu182 0

Written by Ace Ubas, Photos by Kelly Brown

Many seem to liken Manchester quartet WU LYF to that of a cult. WU LYF is really an acronym for World Unite! Lucifer Youth Foundation, their symbol is a cross, and they have developed a large following since the release of their critically acclaimed debut, Go Tell Fire to the Mountain. The sold-out show at the Troubadour on Tuesday night is a testament to their large following, especially in …

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Antony & the Johnsons Announce Swanlights Concert at Radio City Music Hall

November 2, 2011 drainu182 0

The Museum of Modern Art has commissioned artist/musician Antony to conceive, produce, and perform a large-scale concert and performance event, Swanlights, with Antony and the Johnsons, on Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall. Featuring a 60-piece orchestra, the performance piece is conceived as a new commission especially developed for the January 26 performance, and an evolution of the highly acclaimed The Crying Light, which was presented at the Manchester Opera House for the …