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The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
In July, Mission Of Burma will put out Unsound, their first record since 2009's The Sound The Speed The Light. Today the reunited group unveiled the leadoff track "Dust Devil," a raw, rollicking cut.…   Read Story »
It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade…   Read Story »
Pavement's on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started. (It's also a sweet way to get in some time with their side projects…   Read Story »
If you recall, Mission Of Burma's third post-reunion collection Sound The Speed The Light is "a departure from the pinned-needles roar of 2006's The Obliterati" and is "far more spacious and…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. aren't the only ones releasing stellar material in their post-reunion life: Judging from the sort of off-the-wall quality of Mission Of Burma's ONoffON and The Obliterati, there's no…   Read Story »
After being ousted from McCarren Park when the city decided to spent $50MM to restore The Pool as an actual pool, Jelly NYC found a new home for their free summer show series in the upscale hipster…   Read Story »
The "Rhapsody Rocks NYC" party at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg offered not only a strange, intriguing mix of performers, but also an oddball order of performances: The much discussed Jay Reatard…   Read Story »
Last time I saw Bob Weston, he was onstage at ATP making amusing cracks about preferring Mission Of Burma to Big Black because, well, their reunion and his part in it payed for his house. Long before…   Read Story »
Sparks Plus was flying the first night of the Pitchfork Music Festival. The promised thunderstorms never materialized, though the clouds remained generally ominous throughout, and we got soaked en…   Read Story »