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Superchunk Releases More Details for New LP

Jun 04, 2010

Superchunk announce their first full-length album since 2001's Here's to Shutting Up along with new tour dates and a television appearance. We have the details. More

Vampire Weekend Play The Colbert Report

Jun 04, 2010

After hanging out with Conan and announcing a stop on their upcoming tour at Radio City Music Hall, Vampire Weekend continued their plans for New York domination with a stop at The Colbert Report. We have the video. More

Broken Bells Tackle “The Ghost Inside” in New Video

Jun 04, 2010

Sometimes it pays to be a rock star. When Broken Bells’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse considered dream casting for their new video “The Ghost Inside,” both immediately thought of Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks for the role of the sexy android. And what do you know, dreams do come true! We have the video. More

Lily Allen to Score Bridget Jones Musical?

Jun 03, 2010

Is Lily Allen giving voice to Britain’s most famous singleton? As reported by The Guardian, the LDN songstress might be working away on tunes for an upcoming West End musical based on Helen Fielding’s infamous novel, Bridget Jones’ Diary. More

Ray LaMontagne Announces God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise

Jun 03, 2010

On August 17th, Ray LaMontagne will unleash fourth studio album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise. We have the tracklist and tour dates. More

The New York Times Prints Correction to M.I.A. Article

Jun 03, 2010

After an unflattering New York Times interview left M.I.A. looking less than glowing, the rapper fired back, releasing audio that proved the writer had combined her quotes and sparking “Truffle Gate 2010”— by ordering the lavish truffle-French fries that were later used as evidence of the singer’s hypocrisy. Today The New York Times released a correction. Plus, The Decemberists' Colin Meloy weighs in. More

The New Pornographers Encourage Singing in the Rain in New Video for “The Crash Years”

Jun 03, 2010

Chorographer Busby Berkeley was a director known for his lavish dance numbers, usually shot from above to create a series of intricate patterns. The New Pornographers is a band known for their intricate harmonies, which tend to sound good at any height. The two finally meet at last (at least in spirit) in The New Pornographers’ video “The Crash Years.” More

Radiohead’s Phil Selway Set to Release Debut Solo Album

Jun 03, 2010

Radiohead drummer's Phil Selway has announced his debut solo album, which features contributions from Lisa Germano and members of Wilco. We have the details. More

Daniel Johnston Set to Release Box Set of Early Recordings

Jun 03, 2010

Following two decades of critical and peer adulation, Daniel Johnston began to capture mainstream attention with the release of the 2005 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. Heightened interest in his artwork followed, and a few of his drawings were even exhibited during the 2006 Whitney Biennial. Now, the Texas songwriter's seminal early canon is getting a long overdue 6-LP/CD deluxe box set treatment titled The Story of An Artist. More