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Cellist and vocalist Alexandra Lawn is leaving Ra Ra Riot, and she took to the band's Tumblr to post a heartfelt note: While this is not a ‘goodbye’, the time has come for me to leave Ra Ra…   Read Story »
Last night, Ra Ra Riot brought their ornately emotive indie-pop and their general sexiness to the stage at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performing their song "Shadowcasting." Watch the video…   Read Story »
Balam Acab remixed a song from Ra Ra Riot bassist Mathieu Santos's solo debut Massachusetts 2010. As mentioned previously, Alec Koone is a patient, precise composer, so it's interesting to give a…   Read Story »
After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon & Garfunkel, I thought it would be fun to…   Read Story »
A few weeks back James Blake told SPIN, "Remixing is like musical prostitution." Ha -- relax, James Blake. This is the column in which we beg to differ. Much in the spirit of our inaugural Remixtape…   Read Story »
The Morning Benders remixed Ra Ra Riot's "Too Dramatic" for a single of the same name. They mellowed out the The Orchard track, slowed it down, made it echo "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." Which is what…   Read Story »
Ra Ra Riot and Nike got together to record a little black & white promo, where you learn a few pieces of band trivia: the band name was a last-minute choice that they were supposed to change,…   Read Story »
Ra Ra Riot debuted the video for The Orchard's first single "Boy." It stars the band, one friendly cat, and a bunch of patient lighting assistants. Watch: The Orchard is out 8/24 via Barsuk.   Read Story »
We posted a live video of Ra Ra Riot playing "Too Dramatic" at 2009's Noise Pop Festival in their Progress Report for upcoming LP The Orchard. Now you can hear the longtime live staple in studio…   Read Story »
In the two years since New York's Ra Ra Riot put out their debut album, lead singer Wes Miles teamed up with old pal and multi-tasking Vampire Weekend/Boys Like Us/summer song slinger Rostam…   Read Story »