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U2 & Lykke Li Song Sneaked Into Walking Dead Promos

The Walking Dead’s fifth season premieres this Sunday, and a couple of new teaser trailers use the U2/Lykke Li collab “The Troubles” from last month’s Songs Of Innocence. In the past, the zombie show has used songs from Waxahatchee, A.C. Newman, Phantogram, and a bunch more on a soundtrack series called Songs Of Survival. Watch… More »

By: James Rettig / October 6, 2014 - 6:27 pm

Phantogram – “Never Going Home (Thom Alt-J Remix)”

Earlier this week, Phantogram recruited Future Islands to remix “Black Out Days,” a song from their new album Voices. And now, Phantogram have solicited another remix, this one from another more-popular-than-you’d-expected festival-mainstay band. Alt-J drummer Thom Green (not this guy) has given the Voices track “Never Going Home” an ominous, synthy reading. The new reworking… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2014 - 9:38 am

A.C. Newman – “Be Not So Fearful” (Bill Fay Cover)

You wouldn’t expect there to be much crossover between grim, violent, zombie-apocalypse scenarios and warm, sprightly power-pop, and yet here we have New Pornographers frontman A.C. Newman contributing a song to the soundtrack of The Walking Dead. Newman has tempered his natural instincts toward chipperness on his contribution, a cover of Bill Fay’s 1970’s folk-po… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 21, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Watch Beth Sing Waxahatchee On The Walking Dead (Because They Couldn’t Get Neutral Milk Hotel)

The Walking Dead takes place in a tragic, apocalyptic reality where armies of corpses are after flesh and the fellow survivors are even more dangerous, so you’d think the show’s characters wouldn’t have much time for indie rock. Apparently, they do, though! The character Beth Greene (played by Emily Kinney) has already established herself a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 10, 2014 - 10:35 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 TV Shows Of 2013

Pop the champagne and po’ it up (that’s cool, right? we’re off to a cool start?) because it’s GUMMY AWARDS TIME! Truly the most satisfying award doled out in awards season, because you get to be the boss, rather than some man on a cloud with a white beard or whoever usually picks entertainment award… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / December 19, 2013 - 5:25 pm