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Hear Wire’s Rose-Tinted Romance Tribute ‘Love Bends’

Wire are set to release their 13th album on March 26 via their own Pinkflag label, but Change Becomes Us isn't your standard late-career entry for…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Hear Mirror Universe’s 19-Band, Two-Cassette ‘Whatever It Is You’re Doing Now’

Charleston, South Carolina-based cassette label Mirror Universe Tapes has been ahead of the game with releases by Washed Out, Toro Y Moi, Active Child, Yuck,…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

Fat Tony Previews ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ With ‘Hood Party’ Featuring Kool A.D.

Fat Tony is a New Underground star in the making. Coming up in Houston, the MC worked equally hard as a promoter, bringing punk, rap…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Watch the Death Set’s Tribute to Their Departed Bandmate ‘I Miss You Beau Velasco’

After Death Set co-founder Beau Velasco passed away in 2009, his band of electro-punk party-crashers soldiered on with an excellent album (2011's Michel Poiccard) and…
Christopher R. Weingarten / March 8, 2013

Laura Marling Previews May LP With Stripped-Down Romp ‘Where Can I Go’

Laura Marling has shown growing confidence on each of the English singer and songwriter's albums, most recently 2011's A Creature I Don't Know, which brought her…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

Nicki Minaj ‘Freaks’ in Pasties for French Montana’s Video

We've been looking forward to French Montana's Bad Boy Records debut Excuse My French ever since SPIN dubbed him a Breaking Out star back in…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Here’s One Minute of D’Angelo Covering Prince With the Roots at Carnegie Hall

The Roots, Elvis Costello, Bilal, and many other performers saluted the music of Prince last night in a tribute concert at New York City's Carnegie…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

The Knife Stage a Gym-Rat Dance Recital in Elegant ‘A Tooth for an Eye’ Video

"I'm telling you stories, trust me," Karin Dreijer Andersson howls on "A Tooth for an Eye," the second song to emerge from the Knife's upcoming Shaking…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

Hear the Sonic Aesthetic’s (Literally) Balearic Disco Via International Feel

The term "Balearic" gets thrown around a lot these days, but in the case of Mark Barrott and his label International Feel, it's more appropriate…
Philip Sherburne / March 8, 2013

Earl Sweatshirt Nonchalantly Brandishes Three ‘Doris’ Songs in Los Angeles

"That's the first part of the song," Earl Sweatshirt said partway into performing three previously unreleased songs Wednesday night during a Flying Lotus show at…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

Nature and Progress Battle to the Death in ODESZA’s ‘Cover Bombs’ Video

ODESZA, a producer duo comprised of Harrison Mills (Catacombkid) and Clayton Knight (BeachesBeaches), performed a chillwave overhaul of "Cover Bombs" — a looping, sun-soaked strummer by Tennessee DIY…
Kyle McGovern / March 8, 2013

Hear Merchandise’s Psych-Blues Surprise ‘Who Are You?’

In our November Breaking Out profile on Merchandise, singer Carson Cox warned us that the Florida post-punks' next album would be a "smoke weed kind…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Watch Dan Deacon’s P90X-Sampling ‘Crash Jam’ Video

Dan Deacon and his posse of Baltimore art goons have a history of culture-jamming, so it shouldn't come as a great surprise that instead of…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Alkaline Trio Reward the Male Gaze in Milla Jovovich-Led ‘I Wanna Be a Warhol’ Video

On "Torture Doctor," last week's first taste of Alkaline Trio's April album My Shame Is True, frontman Matt Skiba sings, "There's a devil dancing in my…
Kyle McGovern / March 7, 2013

Wolfmother Leader Self-Releases New Wolfmother Album Under His Own Name

Well, this meets the day's quota for sudden breakup and new album news: Wolfmother mastermind Andrew Stockdale has opted to release the Australian project's long-in-the-works third…
Kyle McGovern / March 7, 2013

Austra Introduce New LP ‘Olympia’ With Upbeat, Operatic ‘Home’

The last time we checked in with Austra, the dark electroni-pop act was a three-piece overseen by Katie Stelmanis, a former Fucked Up contributor with…
Chris Martins / March 7, 2013

Shins Defectors, as Sad Baby Wolf, Share ‘Electric Sounds’ From Debut Album

Following his 2009 dismissal from the Shins, Marty Crandall teamed with fellow former-Shin Neal Langford, who left the Albuquerque outfit several years earlier, to form…
Kyle McGovern / March 7, 2013

Purling Hiss Spiral Through Space in ‘Mercury Retrograde’ Video

Philly fuzz-lovers Purling Hiss may look like shaggy 420-friendly basement types, but they damn well know what time it is. Astrologically speaking, Mercury is quite…
Chris Martins / March 7, 2013

See Iceage’s Bleak, Three-Minute Love Letter to New York

Iceage blew through New York back in late January to play sets at 285 Kent and the "Thrown Together" gallery event at Home Sweet Home in…
Kyle McGovern / March 7, 2013

Watch Drunk Riff Raff Freestyle About Failed Hoop Dreams for 10 Minutes

RiFF RaFF is many things, and one of them is a great freestyler. The Internet goofball/Swishahouse revivalist is out in Europe right now, and he…
Jordan Sargent / March 7, 2013
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