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Monthly Archives: June 2014

KILLER AUDIO: THE DAGGER – “Skygazer”


If Styx and Iron Maiden had a love child, Sweden's The Dagger would be it. You can hear classic '70's rock in this as well as vintage '80's Iron Maiden. You also hear hints of Rainbow, Foreigner, Deep Purple and so many other renowned bands. ...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: RAMONA LISA: ARCADIA

Chairlift vocalist Caroline Polachek isn’t an artist you can pin-down. Just when you think you know her, she goes and does something different, like this, her debut solo album, released under the pseudonym Ramona Lisa, a purposeful parody of Mona Lisa. But she was using pseudonyms to play secret shows and debut new...
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OK GO PARTNERS WITH ROLLING STONE AND LOS ANGELES’ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TO UNVEIL BAND’S FIRST VIDEO IN OVER TWO YEARS

PRESS RELEASE: LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 17, 2014 – OK Go is back with its first official video in two years – “The Writing’s On The Wall.” It premieres online today exclusively at RollingStone.com and can be viewed HERE. “The Writing’s On The Wall” is the first single from the band’s new album, Hungry...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: I HEART SHARKS

I Heart Sharks first broke onto the scene — the blogosphere, especially — with their much-praised 2011 album Summer, which featured such sun-kissed, blissed-out pop rock gems as “Animals,” “Neuzeit” and the super infectious title track, “Summer.”  Now they’re primed to garner even more worldwide buzz with the release of their first EP,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: FIRST AID KIT: STAY GOLD

Following two much beloved records on the indie label Wichita, Stay Gold is Klara and Johanna Söderberg’s first major label release. The album was recorded at Conor Oberst’s ARC Studios out in Omaha with Oberst’s Bright Eyes buddy Mike Mogis in the producer’s chair. He produced the band’s previously album, 2012’s The Lion’s...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: LANA DEL REY: ULTRAVIOLENCE

Last December Lana Del Rey released a short film — a lengthy music video, really — entitled Tropico. Just prior to its release, she announced that it would be a “farewell.” But as with most of her mind-boggling statements, it was unclear what she was referring to. Would she be dropping the Lana...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: MIKA: “BOUM BOUM BOUM”


We love it when Mika sings in French. His songs are always bursting with joy and love and no language is better suited for expressing these things than French, which our editor has studied for years (and still isn't halfway fluent in). And he can tell...
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