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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Plot New Album, Tour

Ariel Pink and his trusty band Haunted Graffiti are busy putting the finishing touches on the long-awaited follow-up to 2010's critically lauded Before Today. Fans expecting a lo-fi, retro freak-folk record are going to be surprised, however, if his recent...

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins to Play Iggy Pop

Taylor Hawkins, the frenetic Foo Fighters drummer, has officially been cast in CBGB. The film, focused on the early days of the iconic club that gave birth to punk rock, is set to begin shooting later this month. Hawkins will be portraying legendary singer Iggy Pop,...

The xx Set Release Date For Sophomore Album, Add Tour Dates

Mercury Prize-winning indie-pop band The xx are all set to finally release the much-awaited follow-up to their critically-acclaimed debut album. Coexist, as the sophomore set is titled, will see release on September 11th. Leader Jamie xx has repeatedly said that...

Album Review: Public Image, Ltd – This is PiL

Watching the seminal Don Letts documentary The Punk Rock Movie, it's pretty immediately apparent that John Lydon and the rest of the original UK punk bands were as much influenced by Jamaican dub reggae as anything coming out of New York. Super-8 footage of The...

Gotye Goes Crazy For America, Plots Second Tour/Album Release

From out of nowhere, Australian singer-songwriter Gotye is having one hell of a year in America. His auspicious American TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live was only a scant four months ago, but it seems like his breakout hit, Somebody That I Used to Know, has been on the...

“Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I’d love to see a concert in which “The Doors” opened up for “The Cars.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Music is my religion.” ― Jimi Hendrix

“if music was the language of the world, imagine how beautiful a seven-billion-part harmony would be.” ― Scott Hoying

“I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the f**k is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” ― Nick Cave