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Polaris Music Prize Shortlist Announced: Arcade Fire, Drake, Mac DeMarco, And More

Pitchfork reports that the shortlist of nominees for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize has been revealed. The recipient of the annual award, which honors the best Canadian album of the year, "is selected by a large panel of Canadian journalists and ...

'Uncut' Published A List Of The Smiths' 30 Best Songs, Here Are 12 They Left Off

In honor of Morrissey's new album World Peace is None of Your Business, Uncut released a list of the thirty greatest Smiths songs as chosen by various musicians. Though the list included a lot of predictable choices ("There is a Light That Never Goes ...

Sloan To Release New Album 'Commonwealth' On September 9, Shares First Single [LISTEN]

Canadian power-pop quartet Sloan has announced its 11th studio album Commonwealth and shared the album's first single "Keep Swinging (Downtown)," which can be heard below. The album, which will be released on September 9 through Yep Roc Records, is a ...

11 Initial Impressions Of Lykke Li's 'Gunshot' Video

Today, Lykke Li shared the video for her song "Gunshot," from her album I Never Learn. Here are my initial impressions of the video after watching it just one time.

5 Great Bands With A Non-Instrumental Member

Most rock bands have a guitarist or two, a bassist, a drummer, and maybe a keyboardist, but some bands recruit people for more unconventional jobs. These five bands have official members that play unusual instruments, or sometimes no instrument at ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from The Rural Alberta Advantage, Ex Hex, ...

Interpol Tour 2014: 'All The Rage Back Home' Band Announces Live Trek in Support of New Album 'El Pintor' [FULL SCHEDULE]

Indie rock band Interpol is gearing up for the release of its fifth studio album El Pintor. After releasing the new single "All The Rage Back Home" last week, today (July 14), the New Yorkers announced a full fall tour in support of the new effort.

12 Album Titles That Describe The Music

A good album title should always suit or complement the music that it represents, but some artists create album titles by literally describing the music itself. Here are twelve album titles that describe the music.

Concert Review: John Ryle House in Haledon, NJ, 7/12/14

The last time I went to a show at the John Ryle House in Haledon, NJ, bayonets were discovered in the garage by a couple of people who had consumed an exorbitant amount of alcohol. Nobody died or was even (seriously) injured, but that's the sort of ...

8 Great Albums That Open With Cover Songs

For performers who write their own songs, an album's opening track is pretty tricky. There's a lot of pressure to write an excellent song that catches the listener's attention and entices them to listen further, but some artists get around this by ...

Radiohead To Begin Recording New Music In September

In a recent interview, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood revealed that he and his bandmates will be returning to the studio in September, Pitchfork reports. While speaking with Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC Radio 6, Greenwood shared an update about the ...

12 Classic Albums Produced By Musicians Outside The Band

Today marked the tragic passing of Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, and along with being a founding member of one of the most influential bands in history, another one of his crowning achievements was his production of the Replacements' classic 1985 ...

21 Albums Known By Two (Or More) Different Names

Though most albums are given official titles, sometimes these titled prove to inconvenient or confusing, which leads to fans referring to the album by another name entirely. Here are twenty-one albums known by at least two different names.

9 Album Titles That Reference Other Albums

If you want your album title to catch someone's attention, one surefire technique you can try is referencing the title of a classic album, which might trick people into thinking your album is just as good. Here are nine album titles that are ...

Joy Division & New Order's Bernard Sumner To Release Autobiography In September

Joy Division and New Order guitarist Bernard Sumner will be releasing an autobiography on September 25, Pitchfork reports. The book is titled Chapter and Verse (New Order, Joy Division, And Me) and is being published by Bantam Press. As the title ...

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