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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2012

Each September, we recognize 40 new bands we look forward to listening to for years to come. And each December, we salute the veterans who’ve decided to pack up their knives and never ever get back together. This year’s class of quitters includes an anarcho-pop one-hit wonder, a multi-platinum Aussie rock band, and a New… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 26, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2009 In Photos

Indeed, this year’s Virgin Mobile Festival was totally free, and Richard Branson’s attempt to “put a smile on people’s faces” totally worked. Aside from those grumbling about the long lines for admission, because everybody loves complaining about something. The day featured sets from a reunited Blink-182, Weezer, Wale, and made for some fantastic scheduling whe… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 31, 2009 - 2:16 pm

New Jet – “K.I.A.”

“I fell into a ditch filled with VCRs, now I’m in the movies SAME AS THE STARS.” It’s called “K.I.A.” Bet you can come up with some better three letter abbreviations for it. Listen at More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 15, 2009 - 11:48 am

“We’re The Best Fucking Band In The World!”

Nope, not B. Flow’s latest bit of verbal diarrhea (’cause that would be as stupid as likening himself to Beethove … oh, never mind). This bit of comical conceit comes from Jet’s drummer, the quotable Chris Cester, at the band’s LA show last Thursday (via Reuters). “And here’s the proof,” he added. And then they… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 9, 2006 - 8:31 am

Jet Leak

The Aussies’ album of unironic cowbell and Brothers Gallagher mugging leaked its way out of UK’s iTunes and into Stereogum’s hands. Gigwise explains (via RS): In the massive clanger, the Apple run company is thought to have failed to put the setting on ?Pre-Order? mode in the UK.

The mistake meant that people could… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 21, 2006 - 11:39 am

New JET – “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is”

Aussie iTunes lovers JET have a new album Shine On out 10/3. The first single is “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is” and you hate it, don’t you?


By: Scott Lapatine / August 8, 2006 - 2:26 pm

I Hope This Ends In A Fist Fight

NME reports Jet have launched an attack on the Strokes, claiming that the New Yorkers have “lost any credibility.” The Aussie rockers took the swipe following Julian Casablancas and co.’s recent comment to Rolling Stone saying: “Jet makes me not want to make music.” Jet drummer Chris Cester retorted, saying: “They have lost any credibility… More »

By: Stereogum / December 23, 2003 - 11:47 am