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25 BANDS TO LOVE FOR 2010 (And What We Were Crushin’ On in ’09!!)

25 BANDS TO LOVE FOR 2010 (And What We Were Crushin’ On in ’09!!)

Time for our favorite January past-time, looking back on the best music of the last year, while looking forward to what’s new for the months ahead! Here are some of our favorite bands from 2009, and what you should be looking for in 2010. What follows is 25 bands to be excited about, and two hours of music! CONTINUE READING […]

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YOUNG SWEATY HEARTS: The Japandroids Podcast

YOUNG SWEATY HEARTS: The Japandroids Podcast

Japandroids will be the first to tell you it’s been a tough, up-hill battle gaining national exposure from a smaller, under-reperesented market such as Vancouver, BC. Things are stacked against you! Vancouver’s geographic isolation makes touring difficult. It’s a twelve hour road trip over the mountains to Calgary, and under-represented means not enough boots on the ground in your own […]

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TV PARTY PODCAST: Ramona Falls, Vampire Weekend, Kurt Vile, The Horrors and more!!

TV PARTY PODCAST: Ramona Falls, Vampire Weekend, Kurt Vile, The Horrors and more!!

Brilliant animation this week from Stefan Nadelman for Ramona Falls’, “I Say Fever” video, a nightmarish, gothic-Western allegory exploring the dark, exploitive-side to human relationships. Like his killer work for Menomena‘s “Evil Bee” video, not soon forgotten, and some of the best work coming out in music video right now!! Connecting the dots, Ramona Falls is Brent Knopf’s solo project […]

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TV PARTY PODCAST: Mission of Burma, Times New Viking, Yo La Tengo, Camera Obscura and more!!

TV PARTY PODCAST: Mission of Burma, Times New Viking, Yo La Tengo, Camera Obscura and more!!

A bunch of cool stuff to check out this week, and thought we’d throw in some mp3’s for your listening pleasure, also. From the video department, we finish off the series of videos director John McSwain has created for the new Yo La Tengo album, Popular Songs. So that means this week we add “Avalon Or Someone Very Similar”, “Nothing […]

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TV PARTY PODCAST: PEACHES, THE HORRORS, THE xx

TV PARTY PODCAST: PEACHES, THE HORRORS, THE xx

Peaches is back to form on I Feel Cream with well focused beats and production again driving the raunchy antics of this bearded satyr! Guest collaborators include Simian Mobile Disco, Digitalism, Soulwax, Gonzalez, and Drums of Death, so all kinds electronic landscapes are covered while allowing more nuanced aspects of Peaches persona to shine…CONTINUE READING STREAMING MEDIA LINKS: VIDEO: Peaches […]

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High Priests: The Master Musicians of Bukkake Podcast

High Priests: The Master Musicians of Bukkake Podcast

The Master Musicians of Bukkake released Totem One on Conspiracy Records this spring. The first in a “Northwest trilogy” from this Stumbling Brotherhood, the album embarks on ritualized adventures into the sonic noosphere, as this psyched out seven piece logs miles tromping through astral realms in search of far-out field study! Formed as a freak collective of black artisans in […]

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TV PARTY PODCAST: Girls, Yo La Tengo, Jay Reatard, Viva Voce and Julian Plenti

TV PARTY PODCAST: Girls, Yo La Tengo, Jay Reatard, Viva Voce and Julian Plenti

Another indian summer jewel, full of hazy beach boy joys from Bay Area band Girls, on “Lust For Life”. Christopher Owens and Chet “JR” White are writing stripped down pop beauties, and we are eagerly anticipating their first full length on True Panther Sounds, Album, which is set for release September 22nd. Till then, we have another Aaron Brown directed […]

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