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Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the…   Read Story »
Longtime Elephant 6 psych-poppers the Music Tapes are getting set to release their new album Mary's Voice, their first LP since 2008. They're also planning to tour the world in a circus tent, and…   Read Story »
Even though there's something sacred about time-honored traditions, there's only so many years you and your beloveds can sit beside the Christmas tree and listen to Sufjan or "Last Christmas" or the…   Read Story »
This morning we sent out the final 'Gum Drop of 2009 and in the spirit of the season decided to pass along an updated take on a Holiday standard. Last year Neutral Milk Hotel/Music Tapes' Julian…   Read Story »
Julian Koster has a specific vision and saw-singing sound for The Music Tapes, so you shouldn't be too surprised by much of what goes on in the Pluto-homaging "For the Planet Pluto" video. It…   Read Story »
The spate of recent Jeff Mangum sightings tended to obscure the fact that, yes, there are other people who were/are involved with Elephant 6, Neutral Milk Hotel, etc. One such lifer is wire recorder,…   Read Story »
NPR is streaming the 10/21 Bottom Lounge stop on the recent E6 Holiday Surprise Tour. Tunes from Olivia Tremor Control, Apples In Stereo, Music Tapes, Neutral Milk Hotel and other Athens all-stars…   Read Story »
The crew here managed to fly through some 70+ sets of music last week, and boy is our abilty-to-wade-through-the-sadness-that's-passing-for-buzzed-up-indie-rock tired. There's a very scientific…   Read Story »
Joining the Tobacco triumph a few days earlier, Mercury Lounge hosted a couple more of my favorite sets this fest in the recently revitalized (and recently Mangum-ized) Music Tapes, and Baltimore…   Read Story »
We've checked in with Music Tapes a few times this year, and before that got all sincere over In The Aeroplane's 10th birthday, but things have been fairly quiet on the Jeff Mangum front in '08.…   Read Story »