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The Foo Fighters' new album Sonic Highways comes out in November and more details are starting to emerge about some of the featured guests that the band picked up in their tour around the country. In…   Read Story »
Death Cab For Cutie and the Dismemberment Plan had a mutual respect for each other, so much so that they embarked on a joint Death And Dismemberment Tour in early 2002. This weekend sees the two…   Read Story »
By my count, the Smiths only recorded 74 songs during their brief, brilliant career, so the concept of choosing their 30 greatest seems kind of dubious: That's two-fifths of their catalog! Just the…   Read Story »
Budweiser partners with Jay Z for the Made In America festival, which is returning to Philadelphia for a third time this year as well as adding an L.A. edition. Apparently the Made In America brand…   Read Story »
"Hey, hey, hey! Hello and welcome to Seatte-Tacoma International Airport!" says Quincy Jones, prerecorded and played back over the airport's overhead announcement system. Linger inside long enough…   Read Story »
We last heard from Death Cab For Cutie in October when they posted some enticing Instagram pics that showed them in the studio recording what should be an epic post-divorce album from Ben Gibbard. No…   Read Story »
For someone with such a painfully distinctive style and voice, Mark Kozelek's songwriting sure has evolved a lot over the years since the early days of Red House Painters. In recent years the…   Read Story »
Every year we get a handful of popular musicians taking on film scores. Last year we heard Mike Patton with The Place Beyond The Pines, Arcade Fire with Her, M83 with Oblivion, Oneohtrix Point Never…   Read Story »
You may have heard of The Electronic Anthology Project last year when Brett Nelson (of Built To Spill) used his electronic side-project to reimagine Dinosaur Jr. as gorgeous synth pop. Now he's done…   Read Story »
Back when the Postal Service recorded Give Up a decade ago, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello weren't famous enough to warrant TV time, either together or as separate entities. But time and growing…   Read Story »