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There's a mid-term election this November, which means you, the American citizen, have the right to elect representatives to Congress (and probably a Senator too) plus weigh in on lots of locally…   Read Story »
Last year, Devendra Banhart put out the new album Mala, which included the brief but chilling folk song "Golden Girls." Now, Liars -- who this year put out the great and overlooked album Mess -- have…   Read Story »
For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could be amazing. The forthcoming double-CD…   Read Story »
Tastefully curated Warner Bros. subsidiary Nonesuch turns 50 this year and is still going strong (next week they may very well have the #1 album in the country with the Black Keys' Turn Blue). And…   Read Story »
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 »