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When I spoke with Charli XCX last fall, far before "Fancy" significantly raised her profile, the plucky British pop singer was talking about making an album with lots of live instrumentation and a…   Read Story »
Hamilton Leithauser, the once and perhaps future Walkmen frontman, is a couple of weeks away from releasing Black Hours, his elegantly beaten-down solo debut. Leithauser worked with a host of new…   Read Story »
Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play This Is Our Youth is coming to Broadway, and as The Hollywood Reporter reports, it's bringing some other newcomers with it. For one, the play will mark the Broadway…   Read Story »
Dylan Baldi has a new album coming out with Cloud Nothings, but he's also been working on a collaborative project with Nathan Williams of Wavves. And according to Baldi, it's nearly finished. Baldi…   Read Story »
When I spoke with Charli XCX in October, she was eyeing a spring release for her follow-up to last year's debut True Romance. Sounds like that's probably not going to happen, but given the latest…   Read Story »
Just last night, Hamilton Leithauser, the (former?) frontman of the Walkmen and the owner of one of indie rock's greatest voices, announced the impending release of Black Hours, his debut solo album.…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Music Album for Modern Vampires Of The City at Sunday's Grammys pre-telecast against a field that included Neko Case, the National, Tame Impala, and Nine Inch…   Read Story »
The third season of Girls premiered last night on HBO, and it featured a bouncy yet melancholic new Jenny Lewis song called "Completely Not Me." The tune, recorded with Rostam Batmanglij from Vampire…   Read Story »
The Blow put out a long awaited new album this year and spoke to us about it. This remix of LP closer "You're My Light" comes courtesy of Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend and Discovery. He keeps…   Read Story »
Roseland Ballroom is up on 52nd St. in Manhattan, about 40 blocks higher than most indie rock bands ever venture. But in an amusing case of geographic razzmatazz, last night it hosted uptown's most…   Read Story »