Tag Archives: Swans

Music News: Iceland Airwaves announces Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, and more!

The lineup for the 2012 Iceland Airwaves festival just keeps getting better and better! As if the bands already announced weren’t good enough — Dirty Projectors, Daughter, Exitmusic, Poli├ža, Sigur Ros — 20 more bands have been added to the roster, including local artists Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction, who continue the ongoing bond between IcelandRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 22 MURS with Tabi Bonney, Whole Wheat Bread, Ab-Soul, DJ Foundation @ El Corazon Gregarious and haphazardly-dreadlocked Los Angeles MC Murs will be at El Corazon on Tuesday night, exactly two weeks removed from the release of Melrose, his new project with Terrace Martin. Let’s just say that with the new album MursRead more…

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Out This Week 9/21

You’re probably still recovering from last week’s new release onslaught, but don’t let that stop you from checking out what’s on the shelves starting today, namely the debut of stellar dance pop from The Hundred In The Hands on Warp. The NY duo of Jason Friedman and Eleanore Everdell blend elements of modern electronica, 80’sRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Metal legend Ronnie James Dio died yesterday at 67. While touring last year with Heaven And Hell, an incarnation of Black Sabbath he continued to lead, Dio announced that he was battling stomach cancer. Through the end, he never gave up hope in touring again and being with his fans. Read more here.

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Review Revue: The Young Gods – The Young Gods

And here the orouboros that is Review Revue/college radio/independent music made by weirdos at last swallows its tail. About a year and a half ago, I posted this thorough dissection of the Young God EP by the band Swans. Released in 1984, this record was so influential that a couple years later one Swiss bandRead more…

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