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The Rembrandts are a power-pop duo who have been around since 1989 and who became briefly famous in the mid-'90s, when their song "I'll Be There For You" became the theme song of the TV show Friends.…   Read Story »
Swedish sibling two-piece First Aid Kit are known for their beautiful interpretation of rootsy American folk, so it only makes sense that they would choose Friends as their favorite TV show: a…   Read Story »
While honoring Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe as last week's Album Of The Week, Tom noted a powerful connection at work: "Friends singer Samantha Urbani is Hynes’s girlfriend, and on Cupid Deluxe,…   Read Story »
Devonté Hynes (a/k/a Blood Orange) and Samantha Urbani (a/k/a singer of Friends) are pretty big fans of the Babyface & Toni Braxton single "Hurt U." They like it so much, they covered it. "SONG OF…   Read Story »
I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer's start and infinite…   Read Story »
This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and an odd cocktail of indie rock and rap (Black…   Read Story »
We made Friends, the Brooklyn cool-kid crew led by Samantha Urbani, a Band To Watch two years ago, but they may have waited until this morning to give us their best song. "The Way," the group's new…   Read Story »
After parting ways with BTW FRIENDS, that outfit's erstwhile bassist Matthew Molnar went back to roots and rekindled an older musical relationship with a couple of high school buddies who last…   Read Story »
Lo-fi Brooklyn punk-funkers Friends have devoted themselves to resurrecting a very particular sort of circa-1980 New York sleaze, and their vaguely NSFW new video for "Va Fan Gör Du" looks very much…   Read Story »
The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo's Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week. Among them: Björk, A$AP Rocky, the…   Read Story »