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Brazilian musician Rodrigo Amarante, who fronted Los Hermanos before forming Little Joy with Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti, is releasing his first solo album next month on Easy Sound, a new label…   Read Story »
Devendra Banhart's deeply strange, oddly compelling video for "Mondo Taurobolium," a song from his 2013 album Mala, is a trippy animation that takes place entirely in a world of cartoon ducks and…   Read Story »
There were so many music videos this week. It was out of control. I could just barely watch all of them, and that glut means that fascinating things like MGMT's alien-abduction dance party and Kirin…   Read Story »
"Für Hildegard Von Bingen," one of the best tracks off Devendra Banhart's new album, was named after the German saint in the Catholic sense, though the new video is concerned with a different idea…   Read Story »
Looking back, it's actually difficult to capture just how weird and momentous the freak folk movement of the first half of the 2000s felt. It wasn't cobbled together so much as it was a united front…   Read Story »
It's been about four years since the once-prolific Muppet-voiced neo-hippie wanderer Devendra Banhart released his last album, and Mala, his long-awaited new one, arrives next week. Banhart has…   Read Story »
Last night, Devendra was in Williamsburg opening up for Swans. Today, he releases the fourth preview track of his forthcoming eight LP Mala, from which we've already heard "Für Hildegard Von…   Read Story »
Swans played a sold out show last night at Brooklyn's Music Hall Of Williamsburg, making up for a performance postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. Michael Gira and co. played a two hour set following a…   Read Story »
The third track off Devendra Banhart's new album, Mala, "Cristobal Risquez," is another combination of acoustic guitar with warm, fuzzy electronics. The track premiered on French radio show Label Pop…   Read Story »
"Never Seen Such Good Things" is another look at Devendra Banhart's upcoming eighth studio album and Nonesuch Records debut Mala. The track is looming with electronic and guitar warmth but its…   Read Story »