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SXSW Artist Spotlight: Yuck

Mar 8, 2011 2:00 PM by Staff

We think they sound like a well-rounded Nineties indie rock mixed tape.
Rolling Stone
Young British indie-rockers Yuck will be among the hundreds of acts to grace the stages at this year’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas (March 16-20, 2011). Though the average age of the group about 20 years old, it’s clear that they’ve been heavily influenced by the shoe-gazers of the early ’90s, who were big when the members of Yuck were probably just learning about the man on the sticker that they would one day identify with. The influence of Pavement, Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine is clear in the group’s sound, but Yuck brings their own energy and song-writing skills to the table. The result is a collection of fuzzy, catchy gems that would satisfy the biggest shoe-gaze craving.

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Free MP3 Download: Superchunk Acoustic Set

Mar 8, 2011 1:24 AM by Staff

Mac & Jim of Superchunk stopped by a local station in Durham last Sunday for a live session. Take home 5 songs from the set below:

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Free MP3: Jordan Knight – "Let's Go Higher" Plus Interview

Mar 7, 2011 8:00 PM by Anngie

It’s hard to say whether Jordan Knight of New Kids On The Block would be glad to hear that his first single “Let’s Go Higher” from forthcoming album Unfinished sounds a bit like Lady Gaga or Chris Brown. He’d probably prefer Lady Gaga–and lucky for him, both are true.

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Exclusive DJ Mix: Simian Mobile Disco (Free MP3)

Mar 4, 2011 8:10 PM by Anngie

Simian Mobile Disco

While bands with “disco” in their names are in right now (Shitdisco, Panic! at the Disco), more importantly, so is electro. Simian Mobile Disco prove less can be more with minimalist big beats. The group is known for both their original live material as well as their DJ sets. Never seen them? You’re in luck! We received an exclusive mix from the duo to give to you before they flock on over the West Coast for a few shows. Plus we’ll give you the deets on where to download other exclusive live recordings.

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Lineup Announced! Pitchfork Music Festival 2011

Mar 4, 2011 12:12 PM by Staff

Fleet Foxes (Press Photo)

Last year at the Pitchfork Music Festival fans experienced a reunited Pavement and (among other great sets) a ferocious performance from LCD Soundsystem. This year we can look forward to Fleet Foxes, TV on the Radio, Animal Collective, and the return of Dismemberment Plan, who are headlining the annual three-day festival in Chicago’s Union Park, July 15-17.

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Free MP3 Downloads From My Morning Jacket's Terminal 5 Sessions

Mar 4, 2011 11:31 AM by Staff

mmj lol performance 21 Fans In Heaven During My Morning Jackets Live Webcast

Jim James (Photo: Heather Wines)

On My Morning Jacket‘s highly anticipated sixth studio album Circuital, the band turned a local church’s gymnasium, set-up in a circle, and recorded the basic tracks live to a 24-track tape. In celebration of the forthcoming full-length, the band will give away six weekly downloads beginning now! The first five downloads will be live songs from New York’s Terminal 5 the band recorded last October. On the sixth week, the band will offer up a brand new song from the album.

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Exclusive Premiere: Beth Ditto Solo EP (Produced By Simian Mobile Disco)

Mar 3, 2011 2:41 PM by Staff

Like the soul of Madonna with the ego and heart of Lady Gaga, Gossip singer-gone-solo Beth Ditto‘s upcoming EP is a brew of vocal-house and modern soul laced with romanticized synths.   Produced by UK dance duo and production pioneers Simian Mobile Disco, Ditto’s latest will make you go, “Ooooo-wee, that’s funky, let’s dance!”

Listen To An Exclusive Premiere Of Beth Ditto’s new EP!

First Listen: My Morning Jacket Work On New Album, 'Circuital'

Mar 3, 2011 2:12 PM by Staff

mmj 385 Full Concert Audio: My Morning Jacket

Jim James – My Morning Jacket

I want it to sound like we're Cuban or Cambodian kids in this crazy sing-along.
Jim James
My Morning Jacket heads back to its roots to cut sixth studio album Circuital. The band turned a local church’s gymnasium into a make shift studio, an upgrade from the Kentucky grain silo where they recorded their first three albums. Set-up in a circle, one of the reasons for the album title, they recorded the basic tracks live to a 24-track tape.

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Zion-I & The Grouch Release "Rock It Man" From Forthcoming Album "Heroes In The Healing Of The Nation"

Mar 2, 2011 7:28 PM by Anngie

Zion-I and The Grouch pumps up energy levels with high-grade production by Amp Live and punctual rhymes on the new single “Rock It Man” featuring Bay Area rapper Silk-E.

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[Video] Scattered Trees Debut Their Uber-Geeky, Star Wars-Inspired Video For "Love and Leave"

Mar 2, 2011 4:22 PM by Staff

Courtesy of Girlie Action

The song “Love and Leave” by Scattered Trees is 7th on Hype Machine right now, but telling you that won’t necessarily get you interested in listening. We get it — there’s a lot of music out there.

What if I told you they had a music video? Sure, there’s lots of those too. But what if I told you this video had Boba Fett on drums, sad stormtroopers and princesses getting rescued from cramped apartments?

Intrigued, right? Good. If you love Star Wars and you love good music, this video is a must see. It’s hilarious, and also a bit sad.

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