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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 [...]

With musical backing from Jeff the Brotherhood…

We think this is pretty great: Against Me! covers The Clash

Oxfam’s new campaign to build a better food system starts today and they are launching with a new video featuring music from Architecture In Helsinki: By “better food system”, Oxfam is referring to one that produces enough for a growing population and empowers poor people to earn a living, feed their families, and thrive. For [...]