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If the Orwells hadn’t been on your radar pre-David Letterman, chances are now you’re pretty hip to the Chicago outfit’s penchants for a raucous live show and ‘fuck you’ attitude.

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The National
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The National’s High Violet tour is the backdrop for this exploration of the lead singer’s complicated relationship with his brother.

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Once overlooked, power pop pioneers Big Star receive a fitting tribute in the tender, bittersweet rock doc BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME.

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Listen to “Monomania” by Deerhunter, here at Screen Invasion as part of Jacob Knight’s daily “Track Life” feature.

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Listen to the first single from The National’s upcoming album “Trouble Will Find Me” here, as part of Jacob’s daily “Track Life” column.

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Listen to “The House That Heaven Built” by Japandroids, here on Screen Invasion as a part of Jacob Knight’s daily “Track Life” feature.

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Welcome to Track Life, a new daily column in which Jacob Knight shares what he thinks to be the best in music, both new and old. One band this new generation of “indie rockers” hasn’t been completely able to recreate is Nirvana. While LA punks No Age have come close (at

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With the April 2nd release date of Alkaline Trio’s 8th studio album, My Shame Is True, fast approaching, the band have released another “lyric” video for their new track, The Torture Doctor. It’s another solid song from the group that definitely reflects the sound of their last full-length, This Addiction, while maintaining a

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Every Monday, we highlight one song that you may not have heard of, may not have heard in ages, or one that we just can’t seem to get out of our heads. Enjoy! This is one of my favorite songs on the radio right now. It’s just starting to get

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A friend of mine, in reference to the death of MCA, said, “RIP MCA, see you at Coachella next year.” Funny, a bit “too soon” , but also close to prophetic. No, MCA isn’t coming back in hologram form (yet, or hopefully, ever), but Freddie Mercury? Yeah, that’s happening. According to Gawker, a

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This week’s episode of The Big Bang Theorgy, “The Rothman Disintegration” was great and rife with inappropriateness.  Love it. When the episode starts, we find that Professor Rothman, another theoretical physicist is being forced to retire because he has apparently completely lost it.  Everyone starts wondering how long Sheldon has before

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FeaturesMusicThe Moody Views

So yesterday I suggested that factors like the increasing homogenization of radio playlists, the eradication of local talent, and the avoidance of new music was hurting rock radio. I wanted to take the time to explain how this affects rock radio on a cultural level today, as well as leveling

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FeaturesMusicThe Moody Views

When’s the last time you bought a song or album after hearing it on the radio? Okay, now when’s the last time you bought a song or album that you heard on rock radio? If you didn’t answer because you don’t remember or don’t listen to rock music, you’re in

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