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Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for the most part, giving way to legions of awful post-grunge and…   Read Story »
All signs point to the New York dance-punks the Rapture quietly breaking up. As Consequence Of Sound points out, a press release for an upcoming Red Bull Music Academy event in New York lists…   Read Story »
Dance-punk revival, the early-aughts movement headlined by the Rapture around the time Brooklyn "hipster" culture was metastasizing into a national media sensation, is pretty much an historical…   Read Story »
There was a time, the end of 2010, when disco nostalgia was bubbling and artists like Escort and Midnight Magic were making the case for white spandex bell bottom revivalism. Midnight Magic's DFA…   Read Story »
The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, and many more. Andrew Youssef was…   Read Story »
The Rapture's excellent gospel-disco rager "How Deep Is Your Love?" is the better part of a year old now, but its video, in which a dancing Indian In The Cupboard-sized Luke Jenner entertains a bunch…   Read Story »
Justice and the Rapture paired up to play Oakland's the Fox on Tuesday night, and Stereogum contributor Wilson Lee was there to capture the proceedings. Check out his shots up top.   Read Story »
After a standout performance at Coachella, the Hives packed their colossal high energy show into the Glass House in Pomona. The Hives are gearing up to release their new album Lex Hives due in early…   Read Story »
COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A., so if you’re looking for live…   Read Story »
"In The Grace Of Your Love," the title track from the Rapture's great and kinda-overlooked 2011 album, now has a stark and striking new video. In it, Luke Jenner stares dead-eyed into the camera…   Read Story »