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Beck Records Song About Composer Harry Partch

Nov 18, 2009 Beck

Beck might get the award for best entrance into a indie-rock feud. Earlier this year, Radiohead recorded and released a song about World War One veteran Harry Patch, “Harry Patch (In Memory Of).” Mistaking the soldier for experimental composer Harry Partch, experimental musican Matthew Friedberger from the Fiery Furnaces scoffed, at Radiohead’s apparent grab for his left-of-center audience. Now, Beck has done “the unthinkable.” More

Liam Gallagher Announces Plans For Solo Album

Nov 18, 2009 Liam Gallagher

The New Year will bring a new resolution Liam Gallagher: record solo album. Of course, he’s getting a little help from his friends—ex-Oasis band-mates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Zak Starkey. More

R.E.M. In the Studio Videos

Nov 18, 2009 R.E.M.

R.E.M. is in the studio, currently recording their 15th album. And since indie musicans have collectively decided that a tree falling in the woods with no one around doesn’t make a sound, the band brought cameras in to record the process. We have the videos. More

New Charlotte Gainsbourg Video For Single, “Heaven Can Wait”

Nov 18, 2009 Charlotte Gainsbourg

In support of her upcoming album IRM (out January 26th on Because Music/Elektra), French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has premiered (via Spinner) a video for her single, a duet with collaborator Beck called, “Heaven Can Wait.” More

You Say Party! We Say Die! Announce New Album and Tour Plans

Nov 17, 2009 You Say Party! We Say Die!

YSP!WSD! has announced the release of their third studio album, XXXX, with plans for a U.S. tour to coincide. More

matt pond PA Returns with New Album and “The Threep”

Nov 17, 2009 matt pond PA

matt pond PA’s new album, The Dark Leaves, has a March 2010 release date with a wealth of extra material to precede its arrival. More

Rogue Wave Announces Release of New Album and Tour

Nov 17, 2009 Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave’s fourth studio album is set for a 2010 release with all the standard support hoopla to follow. More

Four Tet to Tour North America

Nov 17, 2009 Four Tet

We’ve already heard the first single (“Love Cry”) off Four Tet‘s much-anticipated fifth album, There Is Love In You. Now comes an announcement that DJ/producer/percussionist Kieran Hebden will be touring early next year in support of his latest electronic opus. More

Wild Beasts Announce First Ever North American Tour

Nov 17, 2009 Wild Beasts

In the year of the breakout album, Wild Beasts got one in the form of the lush art-pop sophomore LP, Two Dancers. It’s the aural equivalent of a walk down a seedy alley in jolly ol’ England. Soon, some Yankees will get a taste of the Leeds-via-Kendal art-pop quartet when they bring their falsettoed cavorting to North America for their first tour ever. More