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Scotland's Biffy Clyro are responsible for one of my favorite albums of 2013, the double-LP Opposites, while Vampire Weekend released the Stereogum consensus choice for album of the year (so far)…   Read Story »
The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoon were greeted by Kurt Vile's excellent set on the…   Read Story »
Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National are about to record a Grateful Dead tribute album. The band will also include Scott and Bryan Devendorf. The name of the album will be Dead Hot, a nod to Red…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend's "Diane Young" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" placed second and third, respectively, in our poll for 2013's Song Of The Summer. Both were devoured whole, however, by Daft Punk's…   Read Story »
Ezra Koenig and Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend are the latest to offer advice to teenage girls for Rookie Mag's "Ask A Grown Man" video column. Like Atoms For Peace, the Lonely Island, and others…   Read Story »
"My first choice is the song 'Joy (Part 1)' by Isaac Hayes, because for those hot summer nights, you need something cool to wash things down." So says Baio, as one-half of the Red Team (with Rostam),…   Read Story »
Here's something I don't thing anyone much expected to see: Mumford & Sons, once again performing after bassist Ted Dwane's emergency surgery forced them to cancel their Bonnaroo headlining set,…   Read Story »
Earlier today, I posted a bigass list of my favorite music videos of the year. That should honestly be enough to keep your optic nerves crammed full for the day. But if you're done with it, or you're…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend already got plenty of attention for "Diane Young," the frantic first single from their truly great new album Modern Vampires Of The City, when they burned a couple of Saabs in the…   Read Story »
When the weather is right, there are few places in this country that cultivate a vibe of outdoor-festival revelry quite like Boston. And given the terrible turn taken at the city's signature…   Read Story »