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Stream NNAMDÏ’s Wild New Album KRAZY KARL

Even beyond his work with artists like Ratboys, Vagabon, Lala Lala, and Spencer Tweedy, Chicago musician Nnamdi Ogbonnaya is one of the most versatile and…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 1:43 pm

Here’s What The UK’s “First Dedicated Socially Distanced Music Venue” Will Look Like

The first "dedicated socially distanced music venue" is about to open in the UK. SSD Concerts, the promoters behind the This Is Tomorrow Festival, will…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 11:59 am

Magik Markers Return After 6 Years With New EP Isolated From Exterior Time: 2020

New England noise-rock cult heroes Magik Markers have returned today with a new EP, their first release since 2014. In the meantime we've heard the…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 10:35 am

Samantha Urbani – “Made In Love (Remix)” (Feat. Mac DeMarco, Zoë Kravitz, Sasha Desree, Stuart Matthewman, Twin Shadow, & Pegasus Warning)

Erstwhile Friends singer Samantha Urbani released her "Made In Love" single last fall, and today she's back with one hell of a remix. The misty,…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 10:01 am

Stream Cloud Nothings’ Quarantine Album The Black Hole Understands

Hey, a whole new Cloud Nothings album! Dylan Baldi and friends have just released The Black Hole Understands, their first release since 2018's Last Building
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 9:22 am

Sufjan Stevens – “America”

Sufjan Stevens may never have been serious about making an album for all 50 states, but the man still has thoughts on the Union. He…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 9:14 am

Ness Nite – “Unusual”

Ness Nite's 2018 full-length Dream Girl was one of those quietly confident collections that spoke volumes. Highlights like "Flex On Me" and "Tightrope" blurred together…
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2020 - 5:17 pm

Vanilla Ice Cancels Austin Show Over Coronavirus Concerns

Turns out Vanilla Ice decided to stop, collaborate, and listen after all.
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2020 - 2:08 pm

Is This Mysterious Occult Classic Album Actually By Illuminati Hotties?

Yesterday, artists including PUP, Lucy Dacus, and Sadie Dupuis tweeted a link to a mysterious album on SoundCloud. It's a self-titled release from a project…
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2020 - 11:47 am

Porridge Radio & Lala Lala – “Good For You”

One Band To Watch teaming up with another: It's a beautiful thing. Porridge Radio, the Brighton indie-rockers who made a big splash with this year's…
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2020 - 10:29 am

Watch Margaret Glaspy & Julian Lage Cover Kacey Musgraves

Throughout the quarantine era, Margaret Glaspy has been posting performances of other artists' songs on YouTube, including tunes by Big Thief, Sade, and Death Cab
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2020 - 10:02 am

Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire – “Black Mirror” (Prod. Madlib)

It's been a minute since we checked in with Brooklyn rapper Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, but hopping on a new Madlib beat is cause for attention.
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 4:00 pm

ACL Fest 2020 Officially Cancelled

Coachella cancelled. Lollapalooza cancelled. Bonnaroo cancelled. It was only a matter of time before Austin City Limits cancelled too. Today, it's official: The ACL festival…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 2:31 pm

Three’s A Crowd

Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 2:05 pm

Ty Dolla $ign – “Ego Death” (Feat. Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA twigs, & serpentwithfeet)

Ty Dolla $ign has often functioned as a human crossroads for various corners of the musical mainstream. On his new single, he brings many of…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Comments from Chris DeVille

I was trying to figure out some kind of sports-related ACL pun so thank you
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July 1, 2020 on ACL Fest 2020 Officially Cancelled
After being accosted by Shinedown fans I don't have the mental energy to be accosted by Deadheads today
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July 1, 2020 on Stream The Grateful Dead’s New Outtakes Collection Workingman’s Dead: The Angel’s Share
Merely an administrative error... I will retroactively fix it
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June 30, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Little Kid Transfiguration Highway
True story: When I bought Godsmack's debut album, my dad made me take it back because of the name (and maybe also because the singer was a Wiccan, I forget). I got Deftones' Around The Fur instead — apparently all the cleavage was not a problem? Anyway, thanks Dad!
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June 29, 2020 on Are Shinedown America’s Most Popular Rock Band?
Ohhhhh right... lol I love it even more now
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June 29, 2020 on Bill Callahan – “Pigeons”
Do it! (And Tom, it's a 10 or we riot!)
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June 29, 2020 on The Number Ones: Men At Work’s “Down Under”
tbh I had never heard the term before I saw it in the album credits! fun 2 learn nu factz
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June 25, 2020 on Premature Evaluation: Haim Women In Music Pt. III
As for the first two albums, I maintain that Days Are Gone is overrated and Something To Tell You is underrated. So many of those Something To Tell You tracks hit like classics when they headlined P4K last summer.
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June 25, 2020 on Premature Evaluation: Haim Women In Music Pt. III
He is actually on "The Steps" also!
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June 25, 2020 on Premature Evaluation: Haim Women In Music Pt. III
All in all, a huge day for cults
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June 24, 2020 on Cults – “Spit You Out”
Damn, I coulda sworn they both had the same catchphrase
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June 24, 2020 on No Time For Michael Stipe & Aaron Dessner’s Tonight Show Performance Like Now
No, he is, they carried on without him.
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June 23, 2020 on Wisconsin Nu-Metal Festival Aims To Be First US Music Fest Amid Coronavirus
Critics have had access to this album for months, which is usually the case for bands on Pottery's level. As for why P4K ran its review so early, no idea.
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June 23, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Pottery Welcome To Bobby’s Motel
Also 98-02 high school for me, but this one somehow passed me by. I do, however, remember downloading leaked White Pony tracks. "Feiticeira" was labeled "New Murderer," I believe.
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June 19, 2020 on The Rising Tide Turns 20