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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 lineup: Jane's Addiction, D'Angelo, L7, NOFX, Wu-Tang, Venom, Ride, American Football, American Nightmare, Converge, Charlatans, Dag Nasty, MANY more

Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest returns in 2015 from November 6-8 at Auditorium Shores, and as usual the lineup is amazing. There's Jane's Addiction (performing Ritual de lo habitual), Gogol Bordello (performing Gypsy Punks), The Dwarves (performing Blood,...

What's going on Saturday? (The Who, DJ Bjork, Death, D.R.I., NYC Popfest, The Gotobeds, Lloyd Cole, Yvette, more)

photo: Death in Chicago in 2014 (more by James Richards IV) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... The Who, Joan Jett @ Forest Hills Stadium The Who are...

L7's Original Lineup Play "Pretend We're Dead" at Their First Show in 18 Years

L7's original lineup recently reunited for a performance at the Echo in LA-- their first show in 18 years. Below, watch the band perform "Pretend We're Dead", from 1992's Bricks Are Heavy, and check out the full set list. 01 “Andres” 02...Show More Summary

NXNE Moves Action Bronson Show Due to Controversy

Action Bronson recently came under fire after a woman named Erica Shiner launched a Change.org petition to bar the New York rapper from performing at a NXNE festival event at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto on June 21. Her petition, which alleged that Bronson "glorifies gang-raping and murdering women," had been signed by over 1,600 supporters. Show More Summary

Cold Beat prep 2nd LP, expand tour, add 2 more NYC shows in addition to Popfest (updated dates)

As mentioned, Cold Beat, which features members of Grass Widow and Erase Errata, will play NYC Popfest on late Sunday afternoon (5/31, 5:30 PM) at Littlefield as part of the all-day show that also features Eternal Summers, Club 8...

NXNE no longer presenting Action Bronson at Yonge-Dundas Square, release new statement

photo: Action Bronson at Sasquatch 2015 (more by Debi Del Grande) Following criticisms of NXNE booking a free Action Bronson show in Yonge-Dundas Square, one of Toronto's busiest common areas, the festival initially defended their decision to book him and...

Autechre touring North America this fall (dates)

Long-running UK electronic duo Autechre haven't released new music in a couple years, but Sean Booth and Rob Brown will be bringing their heady, glitchy brand of dance music to North America this fall. (Maybe they'll have something new...

Premiere: v e s a - “r e l a x”

New “r e l a x” mix from NYC producer v e s a is the exact direction get lost. Just beyond the eight-minute mark, “r e l a x” envelopes listeners in a time-lapse and cryogenically encapsulates listeners simply through tonal direction. Show More Summary

Chris Gethard, Jeff Rosenstock, Screaming Females, Hiccup & Mal Blum celebrated TCGS' Fusion debut @ Rough Trade (pics)

photos by Ryan Muir, words by Andrew Sacher Chris, Hallie & Jeff / Screaming Females / Mimi on the Hoops The Chris Gethard Show made the move from public access to cable network Fusion last night (5/28), and Chris and...

Laurel Halo, Julia Holter, Lucrecia Dalt, Rashad Becker and more record “telepathic” collaboration for Jaar’s Other People

Remember when The Postal Service was really big and everyone was all aflutter because they wrote songs by sending each other recordings through the mail? It was, like, so romantic and old school and quirky/arty. People like that shit. Show More Summary

Eye on India Festival to spotlight contemporary riffs on many art forms

During the past several decades "the Indian subcontinent" has changed dramatically, and a whole new artistic energy has emerged. It is this art - in many disciplines, and with all its links to the past blended with all its contemporary...Show More Summary

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion played Bowery Ballroom (pics ++ updated tour dates)

photos by Christina Domingues MCEVERS: I'm wondering if this record in some ways is a love note to a city that no longer exists. I mean, you kind of came up from kind of, you know, the down-and-dirty Lower East...

The Sandwitches play off rumours of being burnt out and return with Our Toast

San Francisco garage-folk lifers The Sandwitches have been awfully quiet since their album Mrs Jones’ Cookies and single “The Pearl” were released way back in 2011, which when held up against compatriots like Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees...Show More Summary

Beijing's Birdstriking reissuing debut LP on Anton Newcombe's label, going on first North American tour (dates, streams)

by Bill Pearis Beijing trio Birdstriking, who met at a Carsick Cars show in their hometown, make punky, anthemic, shoegazy rock. The band released their debut album back in 2012 which is being reissued by Anton Newcombe's A Recordings on...

? Listen: Perkin Warbek - “Too Late”

Too little, too late, when trauma first hit hard in the 90s. Yes, the Great Pretender hung tall from hair tower. Morality is an internal boiler. Environs are on the sideline. The blame game is child’s play; the clown paint is permanent. Show More Summary

Purity Ring, Tegan and Sara, Fucked Up, Metz, Metric Are Video Game Characters in LOUD on Planet X

LOUD on Planet X is a new arcade-style music game that's currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. You play different prominent Canadian artists and use music as a weapon to fend off enemies. Artists you can choose to play as include Purity Ring (pictured above), Tegan and Sara, Fucked Up, Metz, Metric, Cadence Weapon, Austra, and others. Show More Summary

Hudson Mohawke debuted his new live show at Irving Plaza, playing Pitchfork Paris & other dates, released new tracks

Hudson Mohawke at Irving Plaza - 5/28/15 (photo via @couchgodd) Scottish producer Hudson Mohawke brought his tour to NYC last night (5/28) for a show at Irving Plaza, where he debuted his new live show. It was his first show...

Fun Fun Fun Fest announces lineup, gets Bill Nye to scientifically prove that it’s the best fest

Fun Fun Fun Fest is back for its tenth-annual go-round this fall. From November 6-8, the city of Austin will be awash in fun, when groups like Jane’s Addiction, The Wu-Tang Clan, Drive Like Jehu, Rae Sremmurd, and D’Angelo and the Vanguard take over the city. Show More Summary

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