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Coachella 2014 Lineup

No Comments 09 January 2014

 

The 2014 lineup has just been released and per usual, it’s pretty awesome.  The big news being the confirmation of the much rumored reunion, with and rounding out the headliners.  But the hits keep on coming.  Notable second tier acts are , , , , , , and .  Following those are what tend to be my favorite part, the early acts, featuring some of our favorites like , , , , , , , , and…well you get the point.  Tickets go on sale Friday (info) and they’re already advising people try for Weekend 2.  Click more or head HERE for the full lineup.  See you in the desert!

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Brave Baby – “Living In A Country”

No Comments 29 November 2012

Photo by Drew Gardner

Our friends over at Hearts & Plugs are less than a year old and already making their presence known as an indie label.  Their new signee is an excellent score from the burgeoning southern scene.  This band is a great addition to your collection if you like emoting indie rock in the vein of or .  ”Living in a Country”, the first single from their upcoming debut Forty Bells, gives a sense of urgency and consequence while still making you want to dance (maybe that part’s just me).  I look forward to hearing more from this Charleston, SC group.  The record is due out January 15th, 2013.

Brave Baby – “Living in a Country”

Fav Tracks, New Artists

Mr. Little Jeans

No Comments 26 May 2011

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is:

a) an up and coming pop star.

b) the little Indian guy from Wes Anderson’s Rushmore.

c) all of the above

Norwegian born Monica Birkenes took the moniker Mr. Little Jeans because “he makes me smile every time.”  Taking her recording name from a Wes Anderson flick says a lot about Birkenes’s style and it comes through in her music.  Her voice is delicate yet powerful and it immediately endears her to the listener.  It is also very obvious she is a big Karen O fan, but who’s not.  Listen below to her entrancing cover of ’s “The Suburbs” and the remix of “Angel”.  The answer was c.

Mr. Little Jeans – “The Suburbs (Arcade Fire cover)”

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Mr. Little Jeans – “Angel (RAC Remix)”

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Indie Rock, News

Arcade Fire Release New Album – The Suburbs

No Comments 03 August 2010

Today, amongst widespread critical acclaim, has released The Suburbs to the American market.  Released on the Merge Records label, the album clocks in at over an hour, with multi-part songs amongst it’s 16 tracks.

Make sure to give their single a spin, containing the tracks “The Suburbs” and “The Month of May”.

If you like what you hear, look for one of the eight random album covers in your fav record shop, order from the band, or head to Amazon for a discounted download special ($3.99 at time of post).  And don’t forget to check out their live stream from Madison Square Garden on August 5, 10:00 p.m. EDT.


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