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This is getting meta. A few months ago Times New Viking made like labelmates Yo La Tengo at an Ohio in-store for the latter's "Nothing To Hide" video. Now Ira, Georgia and James return the favor,…   Read Story »
This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral deviation from its folk,…   Read Story »
Jesus Lizard put on great shows in the '90s. Just as intense, albeit in a different way, were Guided By Voices' acrobatic karate-kicking, beer-swilling collagist epics. It's unclear if Robert Pollard…   Read Story »
Down at Bonnaroo this past weekend, the Lips played the hotly contested midnight hour on Saturday night against the Black Keys and Daryl Hall & Chromeo. We chose to visit Hall's House because…   Read Story »
Legendary producer/emcee Pete Rock adds something new to the heavily textured "Here To Fall," the first track on Yo La Tengo's Popular Songs. Basically, it sounds more like an actual popular song.…   Read Story »
Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing weather). It was fitting the reunited…   Read Story »
Last June, the legendary New Zealand musician Chris Knox suffered a "series" of strokes. A few months later, we posted Jeff Mangum's cover of the Tall Dwarfs gem "Sign The Dotted Line," a take that…   Read Story »
We waited all yesterday for this to pop up on iTunes and it's finally arrived... No strangers to the tradition of benefit recordings -- see the "David Christmas" 7", "Year Of The Pig," etc. -- Fucked…   Read Story »
This past Saturday and Sunday was the third annual Treasure Island Festival, on San Francisco's Treasure Island. We sent Josh Bis to capture the weekend in photos. sounds of buzz   Read Story »
You've heard a few of Yo La Tengo's Popular Songs. Sink completely into the band's excellent twelfth full-length over at NPR.   Read Story »