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for people who can't read."
(Frank Zappa)

Alexisonfire and City And Colour announce EP's

Alexisonfire and City And Colour announce EP’s

Dallas Green is one heck of a busy guy of late. Both of his wildly-successful bands — the temporarily-reunited Alexisonfire and City and Colour — have announced new EP’s for release on December 4th. Death Letter, the 6-song EP promised from from Alexisonfire, will feature previously-released AOF material reworked in an “acoustic and noise-rock” vein by Dallas...
Hear Yo La Tengo's brand new, 'Before We Run'

Hear Yo La Tengo’s brand new, ‘Before We Run’

Indie rock pioneers Yo La Tengo have announced they’ll release their 13th LP, Fade, via Matador Records early next year. Its first single, Before We Run is a smouldering,  steady, string-filled listen and boasts a very minimalistic, animated video that is directed by Emily Hubley, sister to band co-founder Georgia Hubley. For more info on...
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club confirms new album

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club confirms new album

Though an actual date is not set in stone, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has confirmed it will release a new LP in March of 2013. In a personal message from BRMC to fans, the group announced: “This album has taken every last ounce of us to bring to life, and if it wasn’t for you...
My Morning Jacket's Jim James to release solo LP

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James to release solo LP

With 15 years and six studio albums as singer/songwtier/guitarist with My Morning Jacket under his belt, Jim James has announced Regions of Light and Sound of God, his first solo album due February 4th on V2. “I’m very lucky to play in a band with guys that I love, who are great at what they...
Unseen Nirvana photos surface in new eBook, 'Experiencing Nirvana...'

Unseen Nirvana photos surface in new eBook, ‘Experiencing Nirvana…’

A new eBook by Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt unveils previously-unpublished photos of a young, Chad Channing-era Nirvana on their very first  European tour. Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989 — released today and available now on Apple’s iBookstore — brims with dozens of live and candid photos taken by Pavitt over an 8-day trek in the...
Paul Weller kicks-off new UK music series

Paul Weller kicks-off new UK music series

On November 14th, singer-songwriter Paul Weller (The Jam, Style Council) will kick-off a new music series on the UK’s Channel 4, entitled  Abbey Road Studios: In Session with Volkswagen Beetle. His is a special performance for an extended-length episode, and part one of a teaser interview promoting his exclusive appearance is above. Both established and...
The Joy Formidable announce Wolf's Law' pre-sale, debut artwork

The Joy Formidable announce Wolf’s Law’ pre-sale, debut artwork

Welsh alt-rock outfit The Joy Formidable have announced the pre-sale of their new album, Wolf’s Law effective immediately. Simultaneously, the trio have also revealed the album’s stunning cover artwork for the record, painted by acclaimed artist Martin Wittfooth. Their brand new video for Wolf’s Law single, This Ladder is Ours, is above. Wolf’s Law will...
Doldrums reveals 'Lesser Evil' LP details

Doldrums reveals ‘Lesser Evil’ LP details

Montreal-based experimental electro-pop wiz, Airick Woodhead — a.k.a. Doldrums —  has revealed details of a debut album slated for release February 26 via Arbutus Records. Entitled, Lesser Evil, the new LP’s 11-song tracklist will look like this: 01. Intro 02. Anomaly 03. She Is The Wave *(below) 04. Sunrise 05. Egypt 06. Holographic Sandcastles 07. Singularity...
Johnny Marr announces solo LP, 'The Messenger'

Johnny Marr announces solo LP, ‘The Messenger’

Did you hear that? We sure did. It was the collective *gasp* of Johnny Marr fans the world over as concrete news of his first-ever, proper solo album breaks across the intraweeb. According to his official website, Johnny has recorded The Messenger and scheduled it for a February 25th release date via Warner Bros. Recorded...