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IDLES announce new album TANGK, share "Dancer" feat. LCD Soundsystem

IDLES’ fifth album was co-produced by Nigel Godrich and Kenny Beats.

The concert series of the summer is here

Re:SET is a new outdoor concert series from AEG Presents, featuring headlining sets and lineups curated by boygenius, LCD Soundsystem, and Steve Lacy. Here’s what to know.

Inside the rise of Cheekface, the scrappy LA band revered by an army of “Cheek Freaks”

Cheekface’s new album, Too Much To Ask, is out now. Meet the band with a revered fanbase called “Cheek Freaks,” the Cheekface equivalent of a Deadhead.

AP&R: SaintAhmad, VIAL and other rising artists to check out this month

Everyone loves to jam out to their favorite artists and classic hits, but let’s not forget about all the fresh talent constantly popping up around the world. From pop and indie to punk and post-hardcore, there’s always a new name in music waiting to be heard. We know there’s a lot of faces to sift […]

13 Daft Punk-inspired artists who are helping further their legacy

Beyond the illusion of their masks, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (or, Daft Punk as you know them) permanently transformed the music industry. Their 1997 debut album, Homework, and 2001 follow-up album, Discovery, introduced the world to electronic music with an unprecedented voice. Over their nearly 30-year career, Daft Punk were always on the […]

Here’s how Black Flag and LCD Soundsystem inspired sophie meiers

If it were still the ‘90s, you wouldn’t be able to go to your local Blockbuster, rent a teen rom-com and not hear sophie meiers echoing in the opening credits. Creating a celestial ambiance on their latest EP, you and me again, meiers embodies soft whispers while exuding Gwen Stefani’s “zero fucks given” attitude. Throughout you […]

10 bands who released incredible comeback albums

When a band announce they’re reuniting, all sorts of thoughts start going through our heads. Will they still have the sound and abilities they had when they were in their prime? Will they make new music or just play shows? Or, will they make something that completely blows our minds and becomes one of the […]

LCD Soundsystem's Gavin Russom comes out as transgender

[Photo by: Facebook / Gavin Russom] LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom has come out as transgender. In a sit down with Pitchfork, Russom explains that after touring and recording with LCD Soundsystem last year, she took time off to “focus on her own self-care,” finding support in New York City’s community of trans women. “I'm 43 […]

Stream Arcade Fire's new, James Murphy (ex-LCD Soundsystem)-produced album, 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire have made their new double album, Reflektor, available for streaming in full, ahead of its planned Oct. 29 release via Merge. Produced by ex-LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy, longtime collaborator Markus Dravs, and the band themselves, Reflektor marks Arcade Fire's fourth full-length album overall, and followup to 2010's Grammy Award-winning The Suburbs. Reflektor was first hinted in Aug., then announced […]

Cherish The Reset Button: Wes Eisold introduces new Cold Cave lineup

“You’ll have to excuse me,” begins Wes Eisold. “I totally trashed my voice, and I think I may have a small concussion.” The Cold Cave leader—now based in Los Angeles after leaving New York City—returned from Oakland, California, where he played a show with the legendary American Nightmare, and was trying to convalesce after shearing […]

Cold Cave announce new lineup, to tour with Divine Fits this fall

Ex-Give Up The Ghost (American Nightmare) frontman Wes Eisold’s new project, Cold Cave, has an entirely new supergroup-worthy lineup featuring London May (Samhain), Hunter Burgan (AFI), Dave Stone (LCD Soundsystem/Melvins) & Cody Votolato (Blood Brothers, Jaguar Love). The band will be touring the US as a full band for the first time this fall in support of […]

LCD Soundsystem documentary coming to theaters in July

Shut Up And Play The Hits, the documentary that chronicles LCD Soundsystem's final show at Madison Square Garden in April 2011, will be hitting select theaters (listed below) in the US on July 18 as a special one-night engagement. A trailer for the film can be seen below. 07.18.12 Albany, NY Spectrum 07.18.12 Albuquerque, NM […]

The Juan Maclean - Everybody Get Close

The Juan Maclean Everybody Get Close For a nominal service charge, John Maclean—aka electronic groove specialist the Juan Maclean—can turn your boring dorm room, kitchen or office located in an independently owned music magazine into a full-on dance party. Everybody Get Close is a digital-only, stop-gap collection of rare tracks, remixes and outtakes that will […]

TV On The Radio, Deadmau5, the Black Keys, more to play 2011 Virgin Mobile FreeFest

The lineup for the 2011 Virgin Mobile FreeFest has been revealed. Taking place Sept. 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, the free-admission festival will feature the likes of TV On The Radio (pictured), the Black Keys, Deadmau5, Patti Smith, James Murphy (formerly of LCD Soundsystem), Cee Lo Green, !!!, Big Sean and many more. You […]