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Hailing from the barren burgs of the East Bay Area in California, comes a wild sonic caravan of colorful and talented impresarios, Tornado Rider. Fresh off of recent Van’s Warped Tour dates, the wild and rock-steady fun barons with their high energy songs about dinosaurs, falcons, bison, and golden apples

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September 13th is a big day for some amazing indie bands. Post-hardcore band ÆGES are the new breed of California drifters. The band, which features members of PELICAN, TUSK, THE RISE, CUTTHROATS 9, 16 and SHIFT releases its first EP titled “Roaches” on September 13 via Hawthorne Street Records. ÆGES

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Shirts & Destroy’s first retail store, located at 293 Manhattan Ave. in Brooklyn, NY will officially be open to the public on September 9th, 2011. This brick and mortar store has been a long time in the making, and what was once an old social club in Brooklyn is now a

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Hot off an amazing Outside Lands debut, K.Flay is getting ready to hit the road this fall and blow fans away with some great shows.  Fans can also look forward to fresh music as her new EP will be released this fall with more news to come after Labor Day!

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Through an album review, Shardae Jobson of Z!NK Magazine joins young, rebellious musicians, The Static Jacks, on their journey through the triumphs and tribulations of youth. On their debut album The Static Jacks give their listeners the opportunity to live vicariously through them. They invite the young and young at

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Dublin-based artist, James Vincent McMorrow gave an inspired performance for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts. With the falsetto of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, the rasp of Ray LaMontagne, and the lyrical substance of Mumford & Sons -McMorrow dazzled the audience and critics alike. Each track, “This Old Dark Machine”, “Sparrow and

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Phantasm Imports is proud to announce that it will begin to distribute small American independent record labels in addition to its unique import catalogue. The first group of labels signed to Phantasm include Dr. Strange, Gern Blandsten, Gravity, Hawthorne St., Little Black Cloud, Magic Bullet, and New Red Archives. Although

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As far as alternative music goes, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have been a driving force that always had something different to bring to the table. More than a decade into their career, the band have been through it all: personal crises, lineup changes, younger imitators, and more. Yet, the

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Toronto-based post-hardcore band Dancing With Paris is set to self-releasetheir debut full-length on September 20th, 2011. Titled “The Drought”, thealbum is 12 songs of heavy riffs, powerful breakdowns, catchy hooks andstrong vocals. The first single off the album, “Plurals” was launched bythe band themselves and is available for free here!

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With a history of fantastic videos it should come as no surprise that OK Go’s music video for their version of the Muppet’s theme song is a must see. The song, along with many more, is featured on a Muppet’s themed album titled The Green Album. It also features Alkaline

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You’ve been hearing about this record for months but didn’t know when or where you could get your hot little hands on it. Finally, we couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that The Other Side of Darkness, the debut LP from NIGHT BIRDS, is now available for preorder! I think

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The Hundred Days, an indie dance act out of San Francisco, packed their debut album REALLY? with catchy, creative indie rock that you can dance to; mirroring acts like The Rapture, The Bravery, The Killers, and The Faint.Really? is the latest project from the production team of Michael Patterson (Beck,

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British electronic-infused post-rock faves 65DaysofStatic announce the North American release of their latest album, We Were Exploding Anyway in a special deluxe edition that also features the recent Heavy Sky EP. The expanded set will only be released in North America and hits stores on 2xCD, LP and digital download

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Chicago trio Russian Circles revealed the title, cover art, track listing and release date for their forthcoming album, Empros. The band’s fourth full length will be available worldwide via Sargent House October 25th. The hard working band remains on the road this Fall with tour dates in Australia and New

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MTV2 is airing the special “CONVERSE BAND OF BALLERS this Sunday, August 21st. It will feature the new release of the track “I’m A Goner”. It’s a pretty interesting collabo between Matt & Kim, Soulja Boy and songwriter Andrew W.K. You can download the track on Converse’s website. The full

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Listeners and critics alike have fallen in love with Mat Kearney’s third full-length album and first for Universal Republic Records, Young Love. The album landed at #4 on the BillboardTop 200 and #1 on the Top Digital Albums Chart selling 43,686 copies during its first week available.From the moment it

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