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Port O’Brien Inks With TBD Records, Tour Europe and U.S.

Aug 04, 2009 Port O’Brien

By now you’ve caught wind of Port O’Brien‘s plans to release their third album, threadbare. Well, Van Pierszalowski, Cambria Goodwin and co. have also just announced a signing to TBD. More

St. Vincent to Tour Europe With Grizzly Bear

Aug 04, 2009 Grizzly Bear

Despite their growing status outside of the indie rock intelligentsia, Grizzly Bear‘s and St. Vincent‘s astutely arranged pop songs have more in common with Stravinsky or Ravel than FM radio hits. Now the two Brooklyn heavyweights are combining their talents and bringing their delicate music to venues throughout Europe. Maybe next time North America. More

Heath Ledger-Directed Modest Mouse Video To Debut Tomorrow

Aug 03, 2009 Heath Ledger

According to Pitchfork, a music video that was helmed by late thepsian Heath Ledger for Modest Mouse‘s song “King Rat” is set to premiere on Myspace Music tomorrow (August 4th). More

Black Heart Procession to Take Six on the Road

Aug 03, 2009 Black Heart Procession

The Black Heart Procession will be releasing its sixth album, which is fittingly entitled Six, on October 6th via Temporary Residence. The first single, “The Rat,” has already been released and now there’s a new video for “Witching Stone.” Black Heart Procession band members Pall Jenkins and Tobias Nathaniel directed, filmed, edited, and star in the video. The band has also announced a fall tour. More

Comic-Con Day Two Report: The Prisoner, 24, Eisner Awards

Aug 02, 2009 Comic-Con 2009

A report from day two of Comic-Con 2009, including panels on The Prisoner, Darwyn Cooke, 24, Bones, Buck Rogers 80th Anniversary, Dollhouse, and TV Guide Sci-Fi Hot List (featuring Chuck‘s Zachary Levi, The Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons, Flash Forward‘s John Cho, Eastwick‘s Rebecca Romijn, and V‘s Scott Wolf). Plus, we attended the Eisner Awards. More

Fiery Furnaces Go Silent

Jul 31, 2009 The Fiery Furnaces

Just when you thought the Fiery Furnaces were putting out too much audio with their upcoming double-solo-cover album endeavor, they go ahead and announce plans for a Silent Record. More

Headlights Go “Wild” With New Album

Jul 30, 2009

Illinois-based rockers Headlights have announced their third full-length, Wildlife—due out October 6th on Polyvinyl. We have the tracklist. More

Echo & The Bunnymen Announce New Album  And Tour

Jul 30, 2009 Echo & the Bunnymen

Perennial mopers Echo & The Bunnymen have announced the completion of their newest studio album, The Fountain, out October 13th. More

Photos from Day Four of Comic-Con

Jul 30, 2009 Web Exclusive

Comic-Con took over San Diego, CA this past Wednesday through Sunday. We sent photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern down to capture the action. Check out her photos from day four of Comic-Con, includings photos of these panels: Alien Trespass (Eric McCormack and others), Paper Heart (Charlyne Yi and others), Being Human (Russell Tovey and others), Dr. Who (David Tennant, Russell T. Davies, and others), Torchwood (John Barrowman and others). More