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Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro's streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn't stop him from rolling out his rebranded product today with lots of fanfare from his famous friends. Rumors before the 5PM livestream suggested that Jay's newfangled Tidal would be launched with exclusive… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 30, 2015

Joe Walker From Breakfast At Sulimay’s Passed Away

Breakfast At Sulimay's was a popular web series in which octogenarians at an assisted living facility shared their snap judgments on indie-rock favorites including Animal Collective, Bon Iver, Radiohead, MGMT, and Neon Indian. One of the stars of the program was Joe Walker of Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood, described by some… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 30, 2015

KEN Mode – “Blessed” Video

Wide-eyed Winnipeg noise-rock veterans KEN Mode rose to a new level of international prominence with 2013's Entrench -- their band name is even the substance of newspaper headline puns now -- so should we view their upcoming album title Success genuinely or ironically? Given that they hired Steve Albini to engineer it, perhaps thi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 30, 2015

Watch Ben Gibbard Cover Guided By Voices’ “Tractor Rape Chain”

"Tractor Rape Chain" is one of the most classic songs on Bee Thousand, one of Guided By Voices' most classic albums. And even though the aesthetic difference between modern-day GBV and modern-day Death Cab For Cutie seems vast, the bands exploded into the national underground within a few years of each other and probably… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 27, 2015

Death Grips – “I Break Mirrors With My Face In The United States” Video

Death Grips have shared another video from Jenny Death, the second disc of their double-album The Powers That B. This time it's the frantic electro-noise-rap rave-up "I Break Mirrors With My Face In The United States," following "On GP" last week. The clip is basically just an insane MC Ride selfie, yet it's still… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 27, 2015

Comments from chris deville

Yeah, nobody cares about new music from any of these artists, what was I thinking?
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March 30, 2015 on Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event
That was addressed in the article, bruh.
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March 27, 2015 on Know Your Beach Bands
Thank you for that! And for your consistently thoughtful comments on this column.
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March 26, 2015 on The Week In Pop: What’s Next For Zayn Malik, One Direction, And The World?
Not saying Zedd is better than Harris or Avicii, just saying his sound is (barely) distinguishable from their sounds.
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March 13, 2015 on The Week In Pop: Zedd And Selena Gomez Bleed The Same Light
Bangers + Mash isn't that great.
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March 11, 2015 on 30 Essential Radiohead Non-Album Tracks
I love "Life In A Glass House" and the D-Plan too. Let's start a club!
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March 10, 2015 on 33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs
You just might get your wish.
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March 9, 2015 on It’s Radiohead Week At Stereogum
My bad
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March 5, 2015 on Here’s Prince As A Middle School Jock
Photo Album = best Death Cab album
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March 1, 2015 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week