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Yesterday, Portland's MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit, Beirut, Girl Talk, Dinosaur Jr., Flying…   Read Story »
Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of…   Read Story »
Name: Purity Ring Progress Report: Corin Roddick discusses success, Shrines, and the perils of building your own instruments. Purity Ring have only been making music for two years, but the duo of…   Read Story »
Montreal's Purity Ring first became internet-famous on the strength of their first two or three songs, so imagine what a full album is going to do for them. Next week, Shrines, the duo's…   Read Story »
Friday's first day of Pitchfork Festival wasted no time getting into it, where many festival entrants walked in to the fully-wrought hypnotic swirl of Lower Dens, a set that eventually gave way to…   Read Story »
Purity Ring's stellar Shrines single "Fineshrine" pairs cloud rap production with gross anatomy lyrics, and video director Young Replicant does that as literally (and sumptuously) as possible in this…   Read Story »
It's our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you should do absolutely everything now that it is the…   Read Story »
Purity Ring's a 4AD commodity now, releasing an album for the shape-shifting label following a string of excellent singles. Most of those singles are gonna make it to the Shrines LP, and so is…   Read Story »
Purity Ring's video for "Belispeak" finds the band's vocalist Megan James in a swampy, fantastical world in line with the songs murky, jilting futurescape. It's got a pretty eerie ending, too. BREWER…   Read Story »
Before this morning, the Canadian ghostly-synthpop duo Purity Ring had managed to build a serious buzz despite only having released three songs. Today, they bring the grand total to four, and new jam…   Read Story »