Indie Rock, News, Tours, Videos

Sleigh Bells – Reign Of Terror

2 Comments 07 December 2011

News from the camp.  The duo revealed that their new album is due out Valentine’s Day 2012 February 21, 2012 [update] and it is entitled Reign of Terror.  To add to the excitement, Sleigh Bells will be going on a nine stop tour of Florida with FL-native . Yes, that’s right, it finally pays off to live in Florida.  The tour is aptly named Paradise Lost.  Check out the badass teaser video above and after the jump tracklist and FL tour schedule.   And in case you forgot why you should be excited:

Sleigh Bells – “Infinity Guitars”

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Indie Rock, News, Post-Punk Revival, Tours

Interpol Remix EP

No Comments 12 April 2011

Interpol will be releasing a Limited Edition 12″ Vinyl-only Remix EP in celebration of Record Store Day coming this Saturday, April 16th.  Unfortunately at this time the EP will only be released across the pond in Europe with a North American release late this summer.  The record will feature remixes of “Try It On” by Salem, Ikonika, and Banjo or Freakout.  Have a listen to Salem’s haunting version below and enter an email address to get the download.

Interpol – “Try It On (Salem Remix)”

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The group also added six shows for July, see below.

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News, Tours

Pitchfork Music Festival releases initial lineup

No Comments 04 March 2011

Finally, some light at the end of the winter tunnel.  Pitchfork has announced the initial lineup for their highly anticipated annual festival in Chicago.  From July 15-17, thousands of music fans will be delighted to see fave bands and up-and-comers from across the nation.  It already looks like a stellar time, and it will only get better with other great additions in the coming months.

Tickets are $45/day or $110/3-day pass and go on sale at today at 1 pm EST.  The 3-day passes will most certainly sell out, so grab them HERE while they’re hot!

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Here’s a pitchfork mini-preview from some past posts. Enjoy!

Das Racist – “rapping 2 u (ft. lakutis)”

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Sun Airway – “Waiting On You”

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Cut Copy – “Take Me Over”

Lo-Fi, New Artists, Pop, Tours

Tennis – “Seafarer”

No Comments 06 January 2011

Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore’s path toward the formation of is an inspiring tale.  Dreaming of a life on the sea, the Denver-ite lovers set their minds towards purchasing a sail boat and made it happen through years of saving.  The self taught sailors embarked on a 7 month journey up the North American coastline, a 2500-mile trek oozing with the kind of minimalistic experiences most of us dream about.  After returning home and eventually signing with Fat Possum Records, we’re sure to hear some interesting stuff from them for some time.

” is the newest single from the upcoming album and is most certainly a direct product of their unique trip.  It expresses how love-filled months at sea should feel, the lo-fi sound points out the beauty in simplicity, and reminds of that retro prom you’ve always imagined.   will be released January 18, 2011 on Fat Possum Records.  Order a copy HERE.

Tennis - Seafarer

Tennis has already hit the road, and will soon be setting sail for an extensive US tour, capping it off at .  Read more for the full itinerary.

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News, Tours

Midpoint Music Festival – Cincinnati, OH

No Comments 18 September 2010

I learned awhile back that I could save money buying in bulk (I’m pretty sure there’s still a washing machine sized jar of pickles somewhere in my garage).  Cincinnati’s Midpoint Music Fest continues this frugal way of life.  The annual indie celebration launched in 2002 and offers over 250 acts on 25 stages from September 23-25.  For $39 concert-goers get a Thursday through Saturday wristband for access to all of the venues in downtown Cincy and surrounding areas.  Not only are there countless local talents waiting for their big break (see Enlou, Pomegranates), there are a decent amount of higher profile names that quickly make up for the ticket price.  Acts of interest include , , , , , , , , and our fav up-and-comers .  It’s refreshing to see a fest with a wide range of talents at an affordable prices.

is coming up Sep 23-25 so make sure you get check out their website to get check out the schedule or get tickets.

Dance-Rock, Indie Rock, New Artists, Tours

Two Door Cinema Club

No Comments 01 September 2010

may be the catchiest upstart on the internet right now.  With their addictive guitar riffs, Ben Gibbard-esque vocals, and programmed beats swaying between afrobeat and dance party infused, this Northern Irish threesome have pricked the ears of thousands since the release of their EP only a year ago.  They caught our attention with the single “I Can Talk” at the end of last year just prior to their debut full length release .  Two Door–getting their name from the mispronunciation of the local Tudor Cinema by one of the members–has since opened for the likes of Phoenix and Foals.  Do these youngsters have what it takes to scale metaphorical wall from internet phenom to indie club mainstay?  You tell us.  Listen to the single “Something Good Can Work” and check them out during their first headlining US tour below:

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Dance-Rock, Fav Tracks, Indie Rock, Tours

Delorean Release New Single Real Love and Tour Dates

1 Comment 22 July 2010

New Fav Track

The independent dance-rock outfit have just released a new single from .  It’s called “Real Love” and we Really Love it…  No but seriously it’s great.  The track showcases Delorean’s uncanny ability to energize and tranquilize simultaneously.  The single is available now and is accompanied by remixes by , , , , , and .  Listen to it all below and go buy it here.

The Spaniard quartet is also starting up touring again:

08/29 – Brooklyn, NY – Williamsburg Waterfront
09/02 – Casbah – San Diego, CA  w/ Cold Cave & Abe Vigoda
09/04 – FYF Fest – Los Angeles, CA
09/05 – Bumbershoot – Seattle, WA
11/05 – Hailey’s – Denton, TX *
11/08 – Rhythm Room – Phoenix, AZ *
11/10 – GAMH – San Francisco, CA *
11/13 – Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC *
11/16 – 7th St. Entry – Minneapolis, MN *
11/17 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL *
11/18 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON *
11/19 – Le Belmont – Montreal, QC *
11/20 – Middle East Downstairs – Cambridge, MA *
11/22 – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA *
11/23 – Rock and Roll Hotel – Washington, DC *
*w/ Lemonade

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