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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2011

In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to remember the musical groups who called it a day. Some of these acts were taken from us before their time, while others imploded due to overwhelming apathy. Herewith our look… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 26, 2011 - 11:05 am

Mountain Man/The Middle East @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 5/19/10

You probably noticed with Mountain Man's "Soft Skin" that the trio's songs require some quiet to hear their harmonies. But the Vermont trio inspire silence as well. The band opened for The Middle East last night at the Brooklyn Vegan-sponsored show, and as you can see from photographer Jessica Amaya's shots, they did a couple… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 20, 2010 - 2:23 pm

Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing weather). It was fitting the reunited Pavement played "In The Mouth A Desert." Because the desert is where people were watching them. Even if it didn't feel especially arid. Le… More »

By: stereogum / April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm