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Stream Matt & Kim’s new album, Lightning, now!

Since even before their 2006 debut, Brooklyn’s Matt & Kim have been winning legions of fans with their fierce DIY aesthetic and energetic, shout-inducing indie rock. Both graduates of visual art at Pratt Institute, Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino taught themselves their instruments (keyboards and drums, respectively) on forming the band, and what was youthfulRead more…

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Album Preview: Mark Lanegan Band’s Blues Funeral

In the time that’s elapsed since his last solo record, Mark Lanegan has been busy. He’s collaborated with Isobel Campbell, joined Greg Dulli in The Gutter Twins, guested on albums by Queens of the Stone Age, Twilight Singers and UNKLE, and sang most of the tracks on the last two Soulsavers LPs. In fact, he’sRead more…

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