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Atoms For Peace announce album name, tracklist

Atoms For Peace announce album name, tracklist

A couple of years ago, Thom Yorke started a band with such high-falutin’ friends as Flea, Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker, and Mauro Refosco and eventually named it Atoms For Peace. Some (considerable) time later — about a month ago — they graced us with the track below, Default. Now, finally, Atoms For Peace have cemented details...
Peter Hook is a reluctant author of books

Peter Hook is a reluctant author of books

As a current member of New Order and former player in Joy Division, Peter Hook never intended to become an author. Despite his reluctance to put pen to paper however, Hook has just completed his second book, Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, his follow-up to 2009’s The Hacienda: How Not To Run A Club. Regardless...
The Stones shoot up zombies in new song, 'Doom and Gloom'

The Stones shoot up zombies in new song, ‘Doom and Gloom’

Perhaps you’ve heard of them — The Rolling Stones? This wee British band will be putting out yet another compilation of hits this November and word is that it will include two new tracks, including the one below, Doom and Gloom. Beginning with the re-telling of a bizarre dream involving a crashed plane, insane passengers...
Dinosaur Jr. announce 'Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)' LP

Dinosaur Jr. announce ‘Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)’ LP

Dinosaur Jr.‘s classic You’re Living All Over Me, turns 25 this fall and to mark the occasion, Merge Records will release Chocomel Daze (Live 1987), a rare live recording featuring the original trio of J, Lou, and Murph, recorded at Dorrnroosje, Nijmegen, Netherlands. The album, to be released as a limited edition, will be offered ...
Radiohead play PBS's 'Austin City Limits'

Radiohead play PBS’s ‘Austin City Limits’

Watch Radiohead on PBS. See more from Austin City Limits. Fresh into its 38th season, Austin City Limits hosts influential UK alt-rockers Thom Yorke and the Radiohead gang. Airing this past weekend on PBS, the band played a set of 11 songs including The Daily Mail, Morning Mr. Magpie and oldie-but-goodie, Paranoid Android. Bon Iver...
Memory Tapes announces new LP, streams first single

Memory Tapes announces new LP, streams first single

Carpark recording artist Memory Tapes — recording alias of New Jersey-based musician Dayve Hawk — has announced a new album, Grace/Confusion will be released December 4th. “I’ve always explained Memory Tapes as pop music as field recordings,” says Hawk . “I decided to showcase a kind of chaotic reaching. I don’t think the record is...
The Luyas announce tour dates, debut 'Montuno' trailer

The Luyas announce tour dates, debut ‘Montuno’ trailer

Hot on the heels of their closing-night, PBR10 performance, Montreal act The Luyas have announced plans for Fall/Winter tour. In support of forthcoming album, Animator, due October 16th on Paper Bag Records, the band will perform a series of CMJ sets October 18-20 before playing the East Coast and select European dates. A complete itinerary...
Diamond Rugs announce Fall tour dates

Diamond Rugs announce Fall tour dates

Good news, Diamond Rugs fans! If you’ve not been lucky enough to catch them at one of their very few lives dates thus far, Autumn time may just be the right time for you to see them perform in support of their eponymous debut. The band — John McCauley (Deer Tick), Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick), Ian...
Guided By Voices will release 'The Bears For Lunch' in November

Guided By Voices will release ‘The Bears For Lunch’ in November

Who do they think they are — Green Day?! The back-and-better-than-ever Guided by Voices have announced official details for new LP, The Bears For Lunch, their third album of the year via GBV Inc. The new album, scheduled for a November 13th street date, follows this years’ previous pair of releases, Let’s Go Eat The...
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