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A few weeks ago, Twin Shadow shared an absolutely incredible new song called "To The Top," a towering mass of triumphant early-'80s-style pop craftsmanship, and then nothing; we don't know if they…   Read Story »
After a 17-year absence, the short-lived '90s alt-rock greats Veruca Salt got the original lineup back together earlier this year and released the shockingly kickass new song "Museum Of Broken…   Read Story »
Hamilton Leithauser, the golden-voiced frontman of the possibly-defunct Walkmen, is about to go solo on Black Hours, the first album he's recorded on his own, and "Alexandra," the Rotsam…   Read Story »
Broken Bells are in California and between Coachella weekends, and amazingly enough, Danger Mouse is not using the moment to produce another kinda-flat album for another arena-rock band. Instead, he…   Read Story »
We are now in the week between Coachella weekends, and that means Southern California is now crawling with bands with relatively open schedules, and at least a few of them will spend their time…   Read Story »
If you missed last night's MTV Movie Awards, you have plenty of valid excuses -- Game Of Thrones, Mad Men, Coachella, watching people talk about Coachella on Twitter, literally one million other…   Read Story »
Yesterday, the L.A. rapper Schoolboy Q released his long-awaited new album Oxymoron, and it earned our Album Of The Week designation, over the objections of a few St. Vincent fans. And on the night…   Read Story »
On Conan last night, Neko Case wore leggings with skeleton bones on them. I don't know what that means, and it's definitely not the most notable thing about her performance on the show, but it's…   Read Story »
Last night on Conan, retro-soul wailer Sharon Jones followed up her Fallon appearance and continued her post-cancer return to the stage. Jones is still bald from chemotherapy treatments, but her…   Read Story »
In the Thurston Moore/Kim Gordon breakup, neither one got custody of Lee Ranaldo or Steve Shelly. Instead, Ranaldo and Shelly, the two former Sonic Youth bandmates, got custody of each other. Shelly…   Read Story »