Dismantling Pitchfork’s Top Video of the Decade

IN THE TUBE In case you haven’t heard, indie monolith and the hip’s go-to consumer guide/whipping boy Pitchfork.com has been running a long series of articles related to this decade in music, temporarily branded “the aughts.” They are calling it P2K (OMG I GET IT, LIKE P4K, ONLY WITH A TWO), and it pisses me [...]

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Mary Travers, Known For Her Work in Classic Folk Group Peter, Paul, and Mary, Passes Away at 72 [Brooklyn Vegan]

Billy Corgan Announces 44-Track Smashing Pumpkins Album Called Teargarden by Kaleidyscope; I Set Fire to a Copy of Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness In Attempt to Feel Something [Spin]

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Stream Shoegaze-y New Panda Bear Track, Performed Live This Weekend At All Tomorrow’s Parties NY (Warning: Recording Is Incredibly Janky, For Lack of a Better Word) [Gorilla vs. Bear]

Watch Kanye West Completely Ruin Taylor Swift’s “Best Female Video” VMA Win, Believes “Single Ladies” Best Video of Decade; Elsewhere, Kanye Apologizes [...]

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Well, It’s Memorable, At Least. Check Out The Cover Art For Ghostface Killah’s New Album, The Wizard Of Poetry [Idolator]

Death Cab For Cutie Reveals New Moon Soundtrack Single, “Meet Me On The Equinox.” Sounds Rather Middle-School Romantic, Till You Realize That Means “Meet Me Twice A Year.” [Stereogum]

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Pitchfork’s Review Reviewed

The first tape I ever owned was a Beach Boys greatest-hits, the first CD I ever owned was the soundtrack to the Big Chill—thanks Mom—and the first vinyl record I bought was a hardcore punk 7” EP. Were I to enter the new technological age, and purchase a digital download, it almost certainly would be [...]

Neil Young to Tour North America with Wilco and Death Cab for Cutie

  Photo by Andrea Barsanti

Odds are that if you like Death Cab for Cutie, you probably enjoy at least a handful of Wilco songs. If Wilco is your cup of tea, you’re likely to have an accompanying appreciation of Neil Young and acknowledgment of his broad influence on modern rock, “indie” and folk [...]

Fleet Foxes to Tour US and Europe

If you happened to have connected to the World Wide Web in the past two months, there is no doubt you’ve seen the name Fleet Foxes thrown around like a Frisbee before a Phish show. Seattle quintet Fleet Foxes will be touring the US and Europe in support of their latest, eponymous release. The band [...]

Death Cab for Cutie Announces 2008 Tour Dates

Death Cab for Cutie is taking to the road (and air) once again in support of their latest release, Narrow Stairs. After the band’s latest NYC performance at Brooklyn’s McCarren Park Pool, a number of DCFC enthusiasts were less than enthused. Have the kings of indie-pop lost their edge?

Aug 12 | Esplanade Concert [...]