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I have a theory that everyone from New England gets a little bit obsessed with fall (or everyone who’s not going back to school, anyway). All four seasons here are pretty unique, but there’s nothing quite as special as autumn in this part of the world: the chaotic patterns of leaves on the sidewalk; the blue air […]

Iconic ’80’s chanteuse Alison Moyet did a bit of touring in Europe and the US earlier this year, performing a compelling mix of songs from her solo albums as well as her illustrious time as one-half of Yaz (or Yazoo, as they were known outside of North America), and is issuing a live album to […]

Beloved indie legends Deerhoof just released a smashtastic video for the new track “Mirror Monster”, which appears on their new album, La Isla Bonita, out this Tuesday on Polyvinyl Records. Dig it:

This is pure genius.

This morning the Pixies cut a new song loose. And despite the recent announcement that Kim Deal has left the band, it sure sounds like she’s singing on this one. It’s a good one. Listen and download here:

Oxfam America recently released a stirring video highlighting their response to the food crisis in Eastern Senegal, which features the stunning track “Euzo” by Sidi Touré, one of Mali’s most beloved musicians. Touré’s excellent new album, Koïma, was recently released in the US by Thrill Jockey, and Touré is currently touring the US and Canada in support of the […]

The awesome folks at ATP have announced dates and talent for a new I’ll Be Your Mirror event in Asbury Park, NJ, the Saturday night of which will be headlined by The Afghan Whigs (who have reunited after a 13 year hiatus) and curated by their frontman Greg Dulli. Dates are Friday, September 21st through […]

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Here’s “End Of The Line” from Sleigh Bells’ performance on last night’s Saturday Night Live:

London’s The Sun is reporting that The Stone Roses will announce their reunion , with full original lineup, at a press conference on Tuesday. From The Sun: “A source said: “It has been a tense few months putting the reunion together. A lot of issues had to be resolved and some seriously hard graft has […]

If you loved Keith Richards’ autobiography, Life, and wished there was a companion book by Mick Jagger…the next best thing is out this week. Jagger: Rebel, Rockstar, Rambler, Rogue, is sort of an “answer” book by Marc Spitz…not necessarily on behalf of Jagger, but more likely in-defense of the Mickster. I loved the book, and […]