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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Friday, Part 2 - Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Schoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival triumphantly returns this year for the first time since 2008. This year, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud to provide coverage through photos and summaries all weekend. After a set rearrangement at theRead more...

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Album Review: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, Vol. 1

The Grand Theft Auto video game series has never been a stranger to good music. Old school fans still cling to the 2002 Vice City entry for the precious Wave 103 radio station, where you can listen to Psychedelic Furs, Gary Numan, and Human League while running from the cops down a neon Miami-esque highway.Read more...

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Music News

Twenty three years ago yesterday, Pearl Jam performed their very first show under the name Mookie Blaylock at the late Seattle club Off Ramp. This week, they are celebrating their anniversary, as well as their latest and tenth studio release, Lightning Bolt, with an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, who is also featuringRead more...

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Friday Music News

The National debuted several new songs at their first concert of 2013 last night in Berlin. Each of these three new tracks will be featured on their new album Trouble Will Find Me that will be out May 21. Thanks to a brilliant YouTube user, we are able to live vicariously through the fans inRead more...

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Friday Music News

While in New York last night, Vampire Weekend performed three new songs, for Canada’s QTV show, from their upcoming Modern Vampires in the City album. Individual live recordings aren’t available yet but you can watch the entire show below. If you want to skip ahead “Diane Young” starts around the 6:20 mark, followed by aRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

The new video for”Crystallized” from Parisian psych-pop project Melody’s Echo Chamber is a glitchy, swirling experience -- the characters stop and start, reverse, and loop back their motions in sync with driving, fuzzed-out track. The song, like all the others on the self-titled debut (out now on Fat Possum), is unmistakably Kevin Parker-produced, but notRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Olympia punk band Bikini Kill has launched their own record label, Bikini Kill Records, in order to reissue their catalogue. Hopefully, this means that we can finally see some physical rereleases to go along with the digital ones available on Bandcamp! The band plans to release plenty of archived and unreleased demo material along withRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s been a while since usually-frequent news makers The Flaming Lips have graced the world with a 27-minute long free-form jam, some gaping vaginas emitting rainbows, gummy fetuses, concert posters decorated with human blood, or some other bit of psychedelic grotesquerie. Wayne Coyne and Co. are notorious for their New Year’s Eve bashes, however, andRead more...

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects -- Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears -- and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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