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A couple of months ago, we learned that Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare was starting a new side-project trio called Slasher Flicks. The band also features Angel Deradoorian, formerly of Dirty…   Read Story »
Ex-Ponytail guitarist Dustin Wong's spacey new jam is called "Pink Diamond," and the track's accompanying visual fits nicely with the track's blown-out, psychedelic vibe. It's like an indie…   Read Story »
In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to remember the musical groups who called it a day. Some of these…   Read Story »
Sadly, the joyous Baltimore art-punk band Ponytail is no more. They've broken up, for real this time. In a statement (reprinted below), they cite the difficulty of touring now that all their members…   Read Story »
The March edition of our Monthly Mix series runs the gamut from South London mixtape hip-hop, to lady-baiting R&B, pop, to lady-fronted arpeggiated-vocal ukulele/sax funk. Or at least it runs that…   Read Story »
The return of Ponytail's giddily spastic quirk-rock may help break the self-serious dubstep doldrums some beat-phobic blogreading friends of mine have experienced this last half-year or so.…   Read Story »
They don't call it the dead of winter for nothing. (Ooof.) Sorry, but there's no easy segue from our holiday cheer into a post about the bummers of this year. Autumn is harvest, when we pick the new…   Read Story »
"Talking Walking Cloud" is a bonus track for Dustin Wong's forthcoming Infinite Love. You may know Wong as guitarist/co-founder of Baltimore spastics Ponytail (and a member of Ecstatic Sunshine).…   Read Story »
Village Voice's annual Coney Island rock extravaganza turned 10 on Saturday and went down as sweaty and free as years past. Things kicked off with Dom in the early afternoon, and wrapped up many…   Read Story »
ATP was the year's finest festival. We've already covered that. But the band performances are only half the (All Tomorrow's) party. For a weekend, the mountain resort that inspired Dirty Dancing is a…   Read Story »