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One of my favorite Sisterworld songs is the sweetly sarcastic urban cynic vs. L.A. hippie love song "The Overachievers." What better way to invert the frequency (and bio-cars, woodsy walks, etc.)…   Read Story »
When the All Tomorrow's Parties festival first launched, the idea of canonizing an iconic album with a track-for-track live performance was still a novel concept. A decade later the album-recreation…   Read Story »
One week from today, Devendra Banhart will release his seventh album (and first as a Warner Bro), What Will We Be. He's taking a co-production credit, along with Band Of Bees' Paul Butler, and…   Read Story »
We've heard bits and pieces of Devendra Banhart's 14-song major label debut, What Will We Be. First it was a couple of songs live in San Francisco. Then we got the studio take of "Baby" (though we've…   Read Story »
Following his excursion into Downtown NYC via Velvet Underground & Nico, Beck takes his Record Club to Montreal with a track-by-track smothering covering of Songs Of Leonard Cohen. As we mentioned…   Read Story »
As advertised, Phoenix treated Central Park's Summerstage to two sold-out nights of their danceable and occasionally epic insouciance this past weekend. The lineup was a synth-lover's delight,…   Read Story »
Devendra's a major label artist now, having recently announced his shift from venerable indie XL to even more venerable music biz behemoth Warner Bros for his upcoming What Will We Be LP. Otherwise…   Read Story »
Beck continues making good use of his down time between album cycles with the second phase of his Record Club, the project which sees Hansen invite a tag-archive-friendly set of friends to cover a…   Read Story »
Some 30,000 people over two days crammed into the six-block area in San Diego's East Village that hosted the 25th annual Street Scene this past weekend. That's a strong number, albeit down from last…   Read Story »
We don't have an exact release date, but Devendra's new label, Warner/Reprise, sent out a stream of What Will We Be a couple days ago, so we do have the track list. We also know Banhart's sixth album…   Read Story »