There’s been rumbling about what the new Liars record might sound like, and though the band confidently claimed last time that Drum wasn’t dead, he is definitely on hiatus. The first listen of the forthcoming Liars has Angus, Aaron, and Julian thrashing about with abandon, relatively straight-forward as it may be. “Plaster Casts” unfurls with… More »
Not that the subsequent Beantown overreaction wasn’t amusing, adult swim, but as far as publicity campaigns go, we prefer the release of a free album of indie cuts to guerrilla Lite-Brite-planting tactics any day. The off-kilter cartoon network offers up a comp featuring the likes of TV On The Radio, Liars, Les Savy Fav, the… More »
One thing to know about Oslo: Most people are honest (except cabbies), friendly (except customs agents), extremely beautiful (no exceptions), and obsessed with the export of their arts. So Øya is ostensibly an international festival, drawing on credible, on-the-rise indie acts (Cold War Kids, The Knife, Midlake) and legendary industry stalwarts (Morrissey, Yoko Ono, Beck)… More »
That Pitchforkmedia must be doing something right; 19,000 people a day hit up their Festival for 18 hours of music over two days, despite some serious heat and humidity. Whether that’s a testament to the awesome lineup or the show-going tenacity of hipster nation, we heard the weekend was well run and chock-full of indie… More »
From that Radiohead tribute album we were getting all excited about.
rjd2 – “Airbag” (MP3 Link Expired)
Shawn Lee – “No Surprises” (MP3 Link Expired)
Still digging that Rhymefest contribuation more. You can stream the entire Exit Music tribute at AOL.