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Because Thanksgiving cut off last week at about the halfway point, we didn't do a 5 Best Songs. So for this week's column, we considered for eligibility anything that came out last week, too. So you…   Read Story »
Purity Ring have been relatively quiet since the release of their 2012 debut Shrines, aside from some guest spots on tracks from Danny Brown and Jon Hopkins. They've just shared their first new song…   Read Story »
A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn't the first time rhythm &…   Read Story »
I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's "Animals" video this week, partly because it's good on its own merits and partly because "eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader"…   Read Story »
Last year, Danny Brown released the tortured, introspective, adventurous rap opus Old, one of the year's best albums. One of the risky choices he made on the LP was to bring Purity Ring in to produce…   Read Story »
Danny Brown is one of rap's most electric live performers, but somehow he'd never performed on a late-night show before last night. As the musical guest on Kimmel, he knocked out "25 Bucks," from his…   Read Story »
Yesterday we shared live shots from the first weekend of Austin City Limits. We also caught up with some bands off-stage to take their photo in a quieter setting. Check out Pooneh Ghana's great…   Read Story »
The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of Leon, Atoms For Peace, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend,…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the London producer and frequent Brian Eno collaborator Jon Hopkins released Immunity, an album of restrained, architectural house music. After the album was out, Purity Ring's…   Read Story »
Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! won this year's Polaris Music Prize, the annual award for Canadian Album Of The Year as chosen by a jury of music journalists,…   Read Story »