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Album Of The Week was a straight-up dogfight this week, a brutally even match between two strong competitors. In one corner, there was Lykke Li’s beautifully heart-trampled breakup album I Never Learn, in which Li ditches all her kinda-cute dance-pop tics and goes straight for the emotional jugular. For a breakup album, this one take… More »

The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week’s 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to rank them, because any of them would have been a worthy choice for No. 1. Heck,… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

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Hear The Horrors Remix Lady Gaga

Yesterday, UK arena rockers the Horrors served up a cover of David Bowie's "Suffragette City," and today their contribution to Lady Gaga's forthcoming Born This
Corban Goble | November 11, 2011 - 2:33 pm
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The Horrors Cover David Bowie’s “Suffragette City”

Here we are with the Horrors, adepts of fashionable retro-rock synthesis, adeptly tackling Bowie's Ziggy Stardust wham-bam-thank-you-mammer for Channel 4's On Track... programme. It's a…
Amrit Singh | November 10, 2011 - 10:51 am
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Horrors, Twin Shadow On Lady Gaga Remix LP

Gaga is set to drop a slate of products on 11/21 and 11/22, including a remix CD, a deluxe repackaging of her 2011 LP Born
Corban Goble | October 21, 2011 - 3:23 pm
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The 10 Best Indie Rock Beyoncé Covers

It's going to be impossible to claim that Beyoncé Knowles has "quietly" put together a vicious song catalog, stocked with everything from heart-wrenching ballads to…
Stereogum | October 14, 2011 - 10:24 am
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The Horrors Cover Beyoncé

We're not sure where it stands in the hierarchy of great indie rock covers of Beyoncé songs, but you know, it's pretty good! The Horror…
Corban Goble | October 13, 2011 - 1:35 pm
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The Horrors – “I Can See Through You” Video

If last year's rebooted Tron movie had an acid-trip sequence, it probably would've looked something like "I Can See Through You," the new video from…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2011 - 11:15 am
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ATP NJ 2011 Saturday: Portishead Pack Asbury Park Convention Hall

Jeff Mangum has justifiably been getting the lion's share of the attention surrounding the I'll Be Your Mirror festival; when a reclusive indie god come…
Stereogum | October 2, 2011 - 2:17 pm
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The Horrors, The Stepkids @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles 9/15/11

A beyond sold out El Rey Theatre played host to the Horrors as they oscillated song selections between latest album Skying and sophomore release Primary
Andrew Youssef | September 16, 2011 - 5:12 pm
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Progress Report: The Horrors

Name: The Horrors Progress Report: Horrors' front man Faris Badwan calls from backstage at a festival to talk about the band's excellent new album,…
T. Cole Rachel | July 25, 2011 - 2:22 pm
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The Horrors – “Still Life” Video

On their dramatic right turn of a second LP Primary Colours, the Horrors ditched their titular spook-and-gloom garage rock for a mesh of crate-digging indie…
Amrit Singh | July 5, 2011 - 4:24 pm
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Stream Horrors’ Skying

A few weeks back seemingly all of you enjoyed "Still Life," a promising self-produced track from British post-punkers the Horrors that signaled a sonic shift…
Scott Lapatine | July 4, 2011 - 3:03 pm
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Wireless Festival 2011 In Photos

A weird but interesting mix of performers at this year’s Wireless Festival in London’s Hyde Park: Battles, Bruno Mars, Yuck, Black Eyed Peas, Rocky Erickson,…
Scott Lapatine | July 4, 2011 - 2:18 pm

The Horrors – “Still Life”

Fantastic lead single from UK outfit the Horrors’ third LP Skying, out 7/26 via the impeccably curated XL. The production, pacing, and romantic magic of…
Amrit Singh | May 24, 2011 - 3:18 pm
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Vampire Weekend, Beirut, MGMT Are In Vogue

The current crop of indie rock pinups have had their sartorial sensibilities played with by the New York Times already -- a couple of times!
Amrit Singh | December 16, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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Reading & Leeds Festivals 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, bill-sharing fellows Reading and Leeds were tasked with distracting a nation still reeling from the death of its Oasis. Their secret weapo…
Scott Lapatine | August 31, 2009 - 12:40 am
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New Horrors Video – “Mirror’s Image”

The Mercury-nominated UK quintet managed to make Memory Tapes spookier and Trent Reznor salivate and here they manage create one of the most visually mind-warping…
brandon | August 17, 2009 - 12:50 pm
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Horrors Remix Memory Tapes

It was just last week we were telling you about Memory Tapes (aka Memory Cassette, aka Weird Tapes, aka Southern NJ resident Dayve Hawk)'s fully…
brandon | July 28, 2009 - 10:52 am
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Mercury Prize 2009 Nominees

Earlier this morning, British DJ/television presenter Lauren Laverne announced the dozen 2009 Mercury nominees at London's Hospital Club. The prize, of course, is for the…
brandon | July 21, 2009 - 10:19 am
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The Kills @ Henry Fonda Theater, Hollywood 5/22/09

Speaking of Alison, her day gig with the Kills wrapped its tour in Hollywood last night, just in time for the Dead Weather to start…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2009 - 3:35 pm
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Coachella 2009: Cure, MBV, Antony Assault The Sound System

Surprise, it wasn't My Bloody Valentine's 15-minute aural assault "You Made Me Realise" that caused Sunday's biggest audio mishap. Organizers cut the speakers during the
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 3:29 pm
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