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The Books Debut New Songs On Fall Tour

Oct 30, 2009

After some much-needed relaxation and focusing on fatherhood and side projects, the acoustic-electric sound collage pair known as The Books are returning to the stage and studio. Guitarist and vocalist Nick Zammuto and cellist Paul de Jong. plan on releasing their long-awaited follow-up to 2005's Lost and Safe in early 2010. More

M. Ward and Okkervil River Featured in Saturday’s Austin City Limits Broadcast

Oct 30, 2009

This Saturday, PBS' Austin City Limits will premiere a performance of M. Ward and Okkervil River.  More

Patrick Wolf to Deliver Lecture at Oxford University’s Ocxford Union

Oct 30, 2009

What might a rock star say if given the podium at a major university in the U.K.? Patrick Wolf will be answer that (among other questions) this November when he offers up a lecture at Oxford University's Oxford Union. More

Thor Film Adds Anthony Hopkins to the Cast

Oct 30, 2009

Most of the cast has been announced for Marvel's upcoming feature Thor, which is set to go into production in early 2010. Most notably, Anthony Hopkins is reported to be suiting up as Odin. More

Listen to Yeasayer’s “Ambling Alp” Single

Oct 30, 2009

As previously reported, Brooklyn psych-rockers Yeasayer are releasing their sophomore full-length, entitled Odd Blood, February 19th. In North America, it drops via Secretly Canadian, and Mute will distribute in other parts of the globe. You can peep their debut single, "Ambling Alp" here On November 3rd, Secretly Canadian will release "Ambling Alp" digitally and on limited edition 12" vinyl. More

New Spoon Album and Tracklist Announced

Oct 30, 2009

A new Spoon album has been announced for early 2010, and they've let loose a tracklist as well! More

Mercury Prize Nominees The Invisible to Play New York Next Week

Oct 29, 2009

Mercury Prize-nominees The Invisible have added three New York dates to their tour in support of their self-titled debut album. We have the details. More

Syfy Announces American Remake of BBC Show “Being Human”

Oct 29, 2009

Haven’t got your fill of vampires, werewolves, and things that go bump in the night? As revealed in Hollywood Reporter, BBC drama Being Human—the story of three otherworldly roommates: a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost—is getting an American makeover. More

Mumford and Sons Start a Book Club

Oct 29, 2009

As announced on their blog, British bluegrass-esque indie band Mumford and Sons is starting a book club. Their first selection is All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy. More