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Band To Watch: Slow Mass

Let's get one thing straight: Chicago's Slow Mass is not a side project. Although drummer Josh Sparks and guitarist Josh Parks both play in the…
Zac Gelfand | August 24, 2016 - 11:00 am


Fake Palms – “Collar Bone”

Last year, we premiered a song from Fake Palms' self-titled Buzz Records debut. The LP was recorded mostly live, with very little overdubbing. However, after…
Zac Gelfand | August 15, 2016 - 9:58 am

James Blake Burns Hudson Mohawke: “Thank God We’ve Never Worked Together”

Earlier today we posted about Hudson Mohawke's tweets clarifying his supposed collaboration with Frank Ocean and James Blake. Apparently things between Mohawke and Blake are…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 9:32 pm

The Shins Album Postponed To 2017 So They Can Get Better Coachella Placement

It seems that one of our 101 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2016 won't be out until 2017. Last week, Portland-based community radio station KBOO aired…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Adele Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show

During a show in Los Angeles this weekend, Adele confirmed a report from UK publication The Sun stating that she had turned down an offer…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Watch Drake Bring LeBron James On Stage In Columbus

Last night, during a stop in Columbus, Ohio on his Summer Sixteen tour, Drake brought NBA Finals MVP LeBron James onstage to dance along to…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Hudson Mohawke Clarifies Comments About James Blake, Frank Ocean: “Anywaysssss All Good”

Last week, UK producer Hudson Mohawke stated via Twitter that he had demoed songs with both Frank Ocean and James Blake, but "can’t get into…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper & Justin Vernon Join Francis And The Lights At Eaux Claires

A little over a month ago, we posted the video for Francis And The Lights' "Friends," a track that features both Justin Vernon and Kanye…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 11:55 am

Watch The National, Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Bruce Hornsby, & More Play Day Of The Dead At Eaux Claires

Earlier this year, cover story artist the National revealed plans for a six-hour Grateful Dead tribute album entitled Day Of The Dead. After television appearances…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 11:54 am

Ex-Cult – “Attention Ritual”

In addition to a 7" single due out later this month, Memphis punks Ex-Cult will release a new nine-song full-length this September. Negative Growth was…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 3:52 pm

Steven Tyler Made A Country Version Of “Janie’s Got A Gun” With Stone Temple Pilots

Last month, to the dismay of his Aerosmith bandmate, Steven Tyler released a country album called We're All Somebody From Somewhere. Featured on said album…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Barneys Selling $200+ Black Flag, Joy Division T-Shirts

We've all been asking ourselves the question for years: Could Barneys be the new go-to store for everything punk? We've already been buying our Marilyn
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 1:19 pm

Queens Street To Be Named After Phife Dawg

This morning, less than six months after Phife Dawg's death at 45, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill to immortalize the rapper…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 12:38 pm

of Montreal – “Let’s Relate”

Next week, the musical misnomer that is Athens, Georgia's of Montreal will release their new album Innocence Reaches. We've already heard "My Fair Lady" and…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 12:12 pm


Protomartyr – “Born To Be Wine”

As the Adult Swim Singles Series rages on, we are happy to premiere the 11th installment in this year's series, "Born To Be Wine," a…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 10:05 am

Comments from Zac Gelfand

I don't know how, but I got a general admission ticket for the Detroit show at the Fillmore.
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September 9, 2016 on Green Day – “Revolution Radio”
This break alone is what makes the record for me:
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July 20, 2016 on Bright Eyes Announces The Studio Albums 2000-2011 Box Set
This was not a mistake, Holden requested that the author use the pronouns they/them when referring to them. I spent a lot of time reading through this piece very carefully and editing it to make sure that the pronouns were consistent with their request as it's easy to have a slip-up.
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May 20, 2016 on Anarchy In Worcester, Mass.
Global Citizen Fest in Central park in September
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July 2, 2015 on Pearl Jam Tease Special Announcement, Possibly NYC Show