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Listen: Connan Mockasin - “Running Out of Time” (Rexy Cover)

Reissue of Rexy's Running Out of Time Due Out March 18 via Samantha Urbani's URU Label

Feb 18, 2016

New Zealand's Connan Mockasin has covered "Running Out of Time," a song by Rexy and taken from their 1981 album of the same name. Samantha Urbani (the former frontwoman of Friends) has a new record label, URU, and on March 18 they are reissuing Running Out of Time, a long out of print album by the British duo (their only album). More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 1

Feist, Sondre Lerche, Florence and the Machine and More

Aug 09, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway is hosting the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Sondre Lerche,Willis Earl BealMathias EickOberhoferFriendsBob MouldThurston MooreFlorence and the MachineFeistThe Stone Roses, and Purity Ring More

Apr 11, 2012

Sometimes, when the buzz hits hard, we forget basic things, like they’ve yet to put out a proper full-length. So imagine our “duh” moment when Friends announced their debut full-length. We have the details.  More


Øya Day 1: Sondre Lerche, Thurston Moore, Florence and The Machine, Feist, and More

August 8th, 2012

Aug 09, 2012

Welcome to the first official day of the Øya Festival—or as I like to call it: shock the American. Check out reviews from the day including: Sondre LercheWillis Earl BealOberhoferThurston MooreFriendsFlorence and The MachineFeistStone Roses, and Purity Ring. More



Fat Possum

Jun 06, 2012

Friends' debut record has a stereoscopic cover straight out of the 1890s and a sound firmly rooted in the 1980s. Lead singer Samantha Urbani and multi-instrumentalist Lesley Hann front the Brooklyn five-piece, whose catty pop funk single "I'm His Girl" and the Missing Persons-esque "Friend Crush" made splashes in the blogosphere in late 2011. More