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MGMT hit the Coachella stage playing their generally freakier Congratulations material in relatively human clothing, which prompted me to posit an aesthetic axiom: The weirdness of MGMT's music is…   Read Story »
The 2010 bill-sharing Reading & Leeds Festivals, scheduled for 8/27-29 in those respective cities, will feature Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 as headliners, along with QOTSA, Paramore,…   Read Story »
The Drums' bio says this was the first song founders and best friends (so topical) Jonathan Pierce and Jacob Graham wrote together, though it sounds like they had the ghosts of Brit new wave past in…   Read Story »
Surfer Blood. As far as indie rock debut LPs go, this is about as good as it's going to get in 2K10. These are dudes that will toss off a Neutral Milk Hotel cover without even bothering to unslouch…   Read Story »
The Drum' "I Felt Stupid" is a really catchy song ... wait for that chorus. As I mentioned last time: On their MySpace they list the Smiths, the Legends, the Shangri-Las, the Tough Alliance, the…   Read Story »
Jonathan Pierce and Jacob Graham relocated from Florida to Brooklyn, adding two additional players to the fold, but they haven't left the beach behind. What makes their Summertime! work is the breezy…   Read Story »