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Real Estate Add Midwest and West Coast Tour Dates

Oct 22, 2009

The New Jersey quartet Real Estate (that's Martin Courtney IV, Matthew Mondanile III, Etienne Pierre Duguay and Alex Bleeker) sure do love summer. Well, even though the BBQ pit hasn't been fired up in some time and the lawn chairs are collecting dust in the shed out back, that's not stopping the hazy AM rock group from prolonging an Indian summer of the mind (ooooh!). More

Field Music Return With Double Album

Oct 22, 2009

The hook-laden Sunderland indie rockers Field Music will release their third album soon. It's their first since 2007's pretty dang solid Tones of Town and it happens to be a double album. The new song suite is titled Measure and it's set to drop February 16th of next year, via Memphis Industries/Revolver. More

Fever Ray Covers Nick Cave and Anita Lane in New Video

Oct 22, 2009

In support of the deluxe edition of Fever Ray's self-titled debut hitting U.S. shores (November 24th via Mute), first lady of electro-goth Karin Dreijer Andersson is back with another video. We have the video and tracklisting. More

CMJ Day One Report and Photos

Oct 22, 2009

Under the Radar writer/photographer Laura Leebove is checking out various CMJ events in New York City for us this week. Check out her write-up of The Syndicate/Rachel Ray's The Feedback pre-CMJ show on Monday that featured Fanfarlo, White Denim, and others. Also check out a gallery of photos from the show. Then read her day one report, which includes coverage of sets by The Love Language, Think About Life, Laura Marling, The Antlers, and others. Finally, check out a gallery of photos from day one. More

Yeasayer Announce Sophomore LP

Oct 21, 2009

Brooklyn psych-soul rockers Yeasayer have signed to Secretly Canadian for the North American release of their much-anticipated sophomore LP. Odd Blood is the follow-up to 2007's All Hour Cymbals (which was released on We Are Free), and it will hopefully blow your mind wide open on February 9, 2010. More

Animal Collective Oppose Seal Hunting in PETA Ad

Oct 20, 2009

Animal Collective's EP Fall Be Kind is dropping November 9th, six days before the start of the Canadian seal hunting season. In response, People for the Ethical Treatment of  Animals (PETA) has recruited the band to oppose the tradition of slaughter in the video ad below. Avey Tare, Panda Bear, and Geologist have some tough words for Canadian hunters in the 1:23 minute video. More

A Sunny Day in Glasgow Announce Additional Tour Dates and Release Misfits Cover

Oct 20, 2009

As previously reported, shoegazers A Sunny Day In Glasgow have been preparing for a tour in support of their recent album, Ashes Grammar. Well, it appears they've been successful as the band embarks next month on an extensive month-long American tour. We have the dates in full. More

Fucked Up Reveal Two-Disc Rarities Compilation

Oct 20, 2009

Recent Polaris Music Prize winners Fucked Up have a ton of extremely rare 7″ and 12″ tracks floating around. According to a Matablog post, on January 26, 2012 they'll all find one home. That's when Matador Records will release a handsome double-CD and double-LP rarities compilation, entitled Couple Tracks. More

Beach House Release Details on Third Album

Oct 20, 2009

We're pretty avid Beach House fans here at UTR Towers, so when they hooked up with the indie juggnernaut Sub Pop earlier this year, our ears perked up like the ice cream man was coming 'round the bend. Now we have more salivation-worthy news: the gauze-pop duo's third album is coming January 26, 2010 on CD/LP. More