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Mark McGuire, ‘Get Lost’ (Editions Mego)

At age 25, experimental musician Mark McGuire has released more than 30 solo records, including 2010's Living With Yourself, a deeply felt remembrance of his…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 27, 2011

Tom Vek, ‘Leisure Seizure’ (Cooperative/Downtown/V2)

This British multi-instrumentalist broke out in 2005 with spastic punk-funk and art-damaged pop, which landed him then-coveted cameos on shows like The O.C. The attention…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 13, 2011

EXCLUSIVE SONG: Megafaun Channel Grateful Dead

While Durham, North Carolina-based trio Megafaun - featuring brothers Brad and Phil Cook and Joe Westerlund - are sometimes referred to as "the guys who…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 6, 2011

Black Keys Revive Hip-Hop Project BlakRoc

The Black Keys may may have finished recording their seventh studio album, but Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have more music coming down the pike.
Kevin O'Donnell / September 2, 2011

Marilyn Manson Drops Scary, LaBeouf-Directed Video

He's back — and sicker than ever. Marilyn Manson has returned with new music and a video for a track titled "Born Villain" — and…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 1, 2011

Corgan Launches Smashing Pumpkins Record Club

In the midst of recording Smashing Pumpkins' Oceania album and prepping for a fall tour, Billy Corgan has another project in the works: a record…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 1, 2011

DOWNLOAD: The-Dream Releases Free Album ‘1977’

R&B crooner The-Dream revealed earlier this month that his fourth studio album has been delayed by his label due to "contract negotiations." But the songwriting…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 31, 2011

LISTEN: Damon Albarn’s Congo Benefit Album

Last month, Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn headed to the Democratic Republic of Congo with Richard Russell of indie label XL, Dan the Automator, and others…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 31, 2011

Foo Fighters Announce Tour With NSFW Clip

The Foo Fighters are the kings of the comic music video, from classic clips like "Learn to Fly" to their VMA-winning one for "Walk," a…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 30, 2011

David Guetta, ‘Nothing But the Beat’ (Astralwerks/Capitol)

Max Martin and Dr. Luke ?seduce pop haters with Britney's and Katy's Euro-disco chart-toppers, but David Guetta wants to bludgeon cynics into submission. The French…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 29, 2011

Reed, Wilco, James Celebrate Woody Guthrie’s 100th

Woody Guthrie, one of music's most important songwriters who inspired everyone from Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger to any aspiring musician who picked up a…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 26, 2011

Jon Stewart Hosting Nirvana Interview on Sirius

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind on September 24, the band's two surviving members -- Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic -- and the…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 26, 2011

Karen O Reveals Details of “Psycho Opera”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O is taking a break from her band to tackle a "psycho opera" for Vice and Intel's multimedia Creators Project,…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 25, 2011

Atlas Sound Announces New LP, Drops Song

With his side-project Atlas Sound, Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox trades in ear-deafening art-rock for toned-down, mellow pop - and the singer-guitarist will return on November…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 25, 2011

Inside Sonic Youth and Nirvana’s Epic 1991 Tour

Months before Nirvana overtook the world with "Teen Spirit" mania in late 1991, the band was tapped by Sonic Youth for a European festival tour.
Kevin O'Donnell / August 25, 2011

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