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Video| Angst Has No Age: Suicidal Tendencies Played a Private Show at The House of Vans in Brooklyn

Sitting in my dark teenager bedroom, I remember both middle fingers pressed firmly to the world as I blasted the music of Suicidal Tendencies in what I call the ‘angst years.’ Living through the decades the Suicidal Tendencies have once again come into my life. “To celebrate the opening of the Vans DQM General Store, Suicidal […]

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Female Rock Super-Group WILD FLAG: Girl Power 2011

This is a total musical wet dream. Taking bits and pieces of Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein’s and drummer Janet Weiss, Rebecca Cole from the Minders on keyboards, and Helium mastermind Mary Timony as guitarist and singer blending together in one mixing bowl. This collaboration of musical talents and beauties will finally bring due attention to these […]

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WTF: ‘Muppets: The Green Album’ Including Andrew Bird, OK Go, Weezer & More

This is like a triple take, but  a triple read. Read the following next sentence out loud in slow motion. Andrew Bird, OK Go, Weezer, My Morning Jacket And Others Cover The Muppets. That was weird, right? NPR says this about the album,  “The Green Album, a new collection of Muppet songs covered lovingly by Andrew Bird, My […]

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Feel Good Moment: U.S. Air Force Staff’s Cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”

Singe from the heart of folks who know just what rolling in the deep means in all senses of the words. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBaskRZDbNA&w=400&h=224] credit goes to: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Angie Johnson and Sidewinder perform a cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” Sidewinder is part of the 571st Air Force Band, 131st Bomb […]

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Southern-fried Christeene’s gender-fucked Prowl Group from Austin Invades Berlin

Our princess, Christeen of the U.S. of A. has jumped the pond and landed in the sexy and pervert Stockholm & Berlin to get her raunch on. Europeans are just getting a taste of Christeen’s plattter. Let’s hope their eye’s aren’t bigger than their stomaches because they will have indigestion after witnessing her performance. via BUTT […]

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NEW: Music video for Eric Himan’s single, “Dust”

Our pal Eric Himan is oooing and ahhing us again with his latest video release for his song “Dust”. Official music video for Eric Himan’s single, “Dust”, off his latest release, SUPPOSED UNKNOWN (Thumbcrown Records) out now on iTunes. Words and music by Eric Himan (Thumbcrown Records, ASCAP). Directed by Kelly Kerr.   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLzNBO9QVLQ&w=400&h=224] […]

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Exclusive: Ronnie Spector Pays Tribute to Amy Winehouse

Now is the time to rake in on Amy Winehouses’s death. I will be making memorabilia of Amy made from left over dinner scraps, paper clips, horse hair & phlegm (Just kidding). Ronnie Spector has released a spectacular version of the late Winehouse’s  ‘Back to Black.’  via www.rollingstone.com  I haven’t been this sad in a long time, about […]

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I’m in Love with Twin Lesbians Tegan and Sara: Live In Concert Newport Folk 2011 (Audio of concert)

Listen to live concert HERE Canadian twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin usually traffic in fizzy, punky pop music, so it’s a refreshing twist to see them pop up at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I. The smart and outspoken pair will throw an extra curveball when they show their faces Saturday: They’re translating their […]

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Morrissey likens Norway attacks to McDonald's and KFC

Oh Morrissey, that’s not very nice or sensitive. Stick to singing sad songs. Hell, you can just do remakes of your songs already made and I would be happy. We still havn’t forgotten that you called the Chinese people a “sub-species” over their treatment of animals and attitude toward animal welfare. AB (via www.guardian.co.uk) The former Smiths […]

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Local Musician Steve Taylor Performing at The Independent on Saturday, July 30th

Steve Taylor has played and recorded with a number of bands in his time – Rogue Wave, Vetiver, Avi Buffalo, The Botticellis and more – but he’s somehow also managed to find time for his own music. Mixing psych, folk and soul into a classic-sounding pop melange, Taylor and his band are performing at The Independent on Saturday, […]

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All Eyes On Elephant, Twin brothers Jackson and Coleman: Punk-infused Hip Hop Duo

 ELEPHANT “they make LGBT culture look something like that acid trip that nearly killed you.” To fight for your own identity is to fight for everyone’s. Our message is in our DNA. Being yourself and embracing it, owning it, maybe the message of Elephant–but more importantly–could be the meaning of life itself. Although we’re not […]

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What's Super Tall, Lanky and Gifted? Thurston Moore In Concert

The iconoclastic Thurston Moore has captivated audiences worldwide for nearly 30 years as a singer and guitarist for the pioneering noise-rock band Sonic Youth — and, more recently, as a solo artist. In this performance, Moore turns down the volume for an acoustic set of songs from his introspective new album, Demolished Thoughts. Moore is joined onstage by violinist Samara […]

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No One Loves Matt Alber Like Accidental Bear, But You Can Try: Pre-Sales of New Album is On!

Our good pal Matt Alber is diligently working in his next Album due out by Thanksgiving. Jump on board a pre-order your copy and one for your mom. The pre-order page for his new album is now up and running at www.mattalber.com. Watch this delightful video featuring his charming super dad. The sale ends July 22nd. […]