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The Go-Betweens albums being reissued via vinyl box sets

One of Australia's best and most influential bands, The Go-Betweens, and their exceptional catalog of music will be reexamined via a series of deluxe box sets to be released by Domino. The first, G Stands For Go-Betweens: Volume 1,....

Owen releasing a covers album, shares Smoking Popes cover; American Football "wouldn't rule out" new material

by Andrew Sacher American Football's secret Chicago show in August (more by Jeff Ryan) As you might have heard, American Football are reunited this year (and they just added four New Year's shows in Chicago), but singer Mike Kinsella is...

? Listen: Melja - “Steady Mobbin’”

Another killer EP from Mister Saturday Night, this time from French producer Melja (real name Nathan Ifergan). While the label occasional doles out more low-key, minimal techno (such as Gunnar Huslam’s stunner from earlier in the year,...Show More Summary

Hard Girls touring w/ Antarctigo Vespucci; Jeff Rosenstock released a new song, touring, playing Death by Audio

Hard Girls Over the summer, Hard Girls made their NYC debut at Death by Audio with Bomb the Music Industry's Jeff Rosenstock, and now the two will be heading out on a full tour together. For this tour, Jeff will...

Yojimbo plays Wednesdays in October at the Maple Leaf Bar

Carly Meyers has made a name for herself as the high-energy trombonist with the Mike Dillon Band. The pint-sized player will bound around the stage, dancing and jumping. Her horn becomes not just an instrument but also an appendage that she incorporates fully into her wild moves. Show More Summary

The New Pornographers made a video for "Dancehall Domine" (watch)

by Bill Pearis One of the catchiest songs on The New Pornographers' Brill Bruisers (an album filled with super-catchy songs) is "Dancehall Domine" which is the new single and just got a video from directorial team Leblanc + Cudmore. It's...

Ryan Adams adds NJ date to tour, covered Foreigner's "I Want To Know What Love Is"

Ryan Adams (left) w/ Bob Mould in September (more by PSquared) Ryan Adams' upcoming tour already has four NYC shows: two solo shows at Carnegie Hall (11/15 & 17) and two full-band shows at Hammerstein Ballroom (11/22 & 23), which...

? Listen: M. Sage - Data in the Details

Matthew Sage is having quite a year. Between dropping a monumental 2xLP under his own glitch-ambient guise’s belt, coupled with some incredible vinyl and cassette releases for others out on his own Patient Sounds imprint (particularShow More Summary

RVIVR, Aye Nako, Shellshag & Slingshot Dakota played Saint Vitus (pics)

photos by Amanda Hatfield, words by Andrew Sacher RVIVR / Slingshot Dakota @ Saint Vitus - 9/30/14 RVIVR brought their tour to NYC for two shows this week in support of their new Bicker and Breathe EP, Shea Stadium on...

DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn’s Teklife crew releases 20-track comp on Hyperdub

Of the many footwork crews that have come and gone over its long existence, none has quite taken off like DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn’s Teklife crew. In fact, Teklife has become synonymous with footwork, its imagery, its members, and its sound largely defining how people have viewed and listened to footwork over the past several years. Show More Summary

Small Reactions releasing debut album, touring in October (dates, song streams)

by Bill Pearis Atlanta's Small Reactions make noisy, heart-on-sleeve indiepop not too far off from the friends/neighbors Gold-Bears but with a more krauty chassis. They've been around for a few years but are just now set to release their debut...

The Clouds Were Grey And The Sun Was Bright

Tricky “I Had A Dream” I feel bad for Tricky sometimes – so much of what he was doing two decades ago has been plundered by other artists, and writers rarely if ever give him credit for being so forward-thinking and influential. He really did himself in by becoming so prolific – that’s a surefire […]

Cerberus: Blood Bright Star - The Silver Head

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Oct 01 2014 Blood Bright Star’s The Silver Head isn’t the sort of fare you’re used to hearing about in this column, but I hope you’ll keep reading because I feel it’s a worthy diversion for both Cerberus and the mighty King of the Monsters label. Show More Summary

Neil Holyoak, The TVD First Date

“My parents had a record player when I was a kid, but we never played records on it. It sat like a fossil, with an arm that never moved and a table that never turned.” “I’d ask my dad why we never listened to records, and he’d tell me ‘the machine needs a new needle’ […] The post Neil Holyoak, The TVD First Date appeared first on The Vinyl District.

Mix Tape: Deleuzian theory of machines

Requested by Gilles Deleuze himself • Compiled by Schejki 01. Pierre Bastien - “Kinetic Syncopators” (Machinations) 02. Bretschneider + Steinbrüchel - “Spektrum” (Status) 03. Marta De Pascalis - “Unspoken Mirrors” (QUITRATUE) 04. Vanessa Rossetto - “Whole Stories” (Self Titled) 05. Show More Summary

Say Hi released a new album, touring (dates & LP stream)

by Andrew Sacher Say Hi released his/their eighth album, Endless Wonder, earlier this year via Barsuk, the followup to 2011's Um, Uh Oh. The band's signature indie pop is in full effect here and if you've yet to check it...

tix on sale: Belle & Sebastian, Alt-J, DOM, Riff Raff, H.R. Giger, "Great Night In Harlem," Modern Baseball, more

The 13th annual "Great Night in Harlem" takes place at The Apollo on October 24 with Herbie Hancock receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from Quincy Jones, with special guest Bruce Willis. "Herbie himself will make an all-star tribute to...

? Listen: Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan - Rich Gang: The Tour Part 1

Mmmm… I’m feeling blessed up rn. I’ve been doing the Birdman hand rub all day (and yes, it looks as creepy as it sounds). It’s all thanks in part to the hubbies, and shout out Birdman for the assist too. They’ve blessed the planet earth with the first installment of their Rich Gang: The Tour mixtape series. Show More Summary

Blackest Ever Black announces new LP from Raspberry Bulbs; band still kills it with the pink album cover

If Raspberry Bulbs had only done the provocative-pink-album-cover-thing for their first and second LPs, it might have seemed half-assed. However, it is clear from their recent announcement of a third LP (and subsequent proof of that LP’s album cover color) that these Bulbs take their provocation seriously. Show More Summary

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