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If you're a Muse or My Chemical Romance fan, I feel sorta bad for you, but today's your lucky day: The bands are headlining this summer's Reading & Leeds Festivals. The (not so) resurgent Strokes and…   Read Story »
Here lies our documentation of Thursday in Austin. For more, check our list of 32 Must See Bands this week, and our coverage from Wednesday. (That's Zola Jesus above, by Ryan Muir.) Click on:…   Read Story »
A miserable experience recording an album doesn’t always equal a miserable album. So often the opposite happens: Big Star, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and Fleetwood Mac all made brilliant albums under…   Read Story »
Earlier today you got a taste of "Machu Picchu" and "Taken For A Fool." Now you can check out "Gratisfaction," which the band debuted in Las Vegas on Saturday night. According to the NME, the band…   Read Story »
They've released videos, appeared on Saturday Night Live, and even had their haircuts analyzed by the the New York Times Magazine (guitarist Nick Valensi tells the reporter that he only washes his…   Read Story »
I have rarely looked forward to Gabe Videogum's SNL recap with more anticipation than this week's because what the hell was that last night? I mean aside from having a script that with sketches both…   Read Story »
Earlier we heard "You're So Right," a new Strokes song many of you deemed ... interesting. Which is better than boring. Two for two, Strokes. Now we've got Warren Fu's video for that song's more…   Read Story »
The first full song from Angles, "Under Cover Of Darkness," received reviews that nearly unanimously decreed it "a very good Strokes song." And then reviewers wondered if that was a red herring of a…   Read Story »
See if you were right to judge a record by its Q*Bert cover via 30-second Angles snippets. They were initially up on iTunes, but were subsequently removed. Now they're streaming at…   Read Story »
The not-so-secret secret line on SXSW is that the industry fest isn't much of an industry fest at all -- all day everyday is a buffet of buzz bands playing showcases curated by your favorite blogger,…   Read Story »