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After we premiered each track from Death Cab's new Open Door EP, the band set out on a North American tour that found its way to UC San Diego's RIMAC Arena last night. Photographer Andrew Youssef…   Read Story »
Overlapping waves of hype and backlash behind them, Vampire Weekend have moved on to the business of making new music. Except that they been had making new music since the halcyon Vampire Weekend…   Read Story »
Last week Ra Ra Riot hung out with Rachael Ray in Austin, days later they're having Craig Ferguson gush over the orange-ness of their Rhumb Line vinyl. They've come a long way from Syracuse. The…   Read Story »
While out in LA, Barsuk pop crew Ra Ra Riot did three things of note: a session at KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic (full band), a sold-out show at the El Rey Theatre (full band), and a full-on power…   Read Story »
As we previously reported, the feisty foodie is returning to Austin this year for her second awkwardly titled (and conceptualized) SXSW showcase: Rose's Mojito and Rachael Ray's Feedback: The B-Side.…   Read Story »
The last time we saw "Can You Tell," Ra Ra Riot were showing David Letterman his first cello. For the The Rhumb Line track's official video, the Syracuse-based Barsukers show up outside someone's…   Read Story »
It's a match made in blog heaven, these two getting together on a track like this: "Ghost Under Rocks" sees Ra Ra Riot at the height of their melodramatic, orchestral pop powers; Passion Pit are an…   Read Story »
The production throughout Pepi Ginsberg's third LP Red, expertly handled by Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, steeps her vocals in a form-fitting, vintage cast. This cover of Ra Ra's typically bittersweet…   Read Story »
Last night, Syracuse Barsuk troupe Ra Ra Riot brought their meaningful-core to Letterman, performing the poppy but emotional "Can You Tell." There's much smiling and mugging between band members, but…   Read Story »
The "Too Too Too Fast" live vid was cute, but I'm glad to see Ra Ra Riot put the big push behind "Ghost Under Rocks." Two weeks ago the band set up with maps and rhumb lines for the official vid, and…   Read Story »