Bays Disappoints in Mounties

Steve Bays, the Canadian indie rock icon and frontman of Hot Hot Heat, has kept busy since putting Hot Hot Heat on hiatus in 2010. Bays has since started an experimental group called Fur Trade, been featured on a track by Steve Aoki, and more recently has been playing with his newest group called Mounties. Ryan Dahle and Hawksley Workman – both successful musicians in the Canadian realm – join Bays to make Mounti...

14 Jul 5:55 PM 0 Read More...

On-Air Next 07.08.14

The following was originally posted in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190” July 8, 2014 By Sam Goldner   Hope everyone had a fruitful July 4th weekend, some legendary shows coming up this week with Budos Band coming to the Fox and the Bluebird, Natural Child coming to the Hi-Dive this Saturday, and twin appearances from Mac DeMarco and Amen Dunes at the Gothic and Lost Lake, respectively. T...

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"Contra A Copa": The Brazilian People vs. FIFA World Cup

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and Brazil is the epicenter of fútbol fanatics. When FIFA chose Brazil to host the 2014 World Cup in 2007, the government was ecstatic to have the opportunity to impress the world with its beautiful scenery, people, and stadium architecture. You'd think the Brazilian people would be just as excited to host the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, but thi...

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Pitchfork: Watch Iggy Pop and New Order Perform Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Article originally posted at pitchfork.com   During the 24th annual Tibet House Benefit last night at Carnegie Hall, Iggy Pop joined New Order on stage to perform Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart" and "Transmission". The group also ran through a version of New Order's "Californian Grass", from last year's Lost Sirens. (Performed live for the first time ever, according to Bernard Sumner.) W...

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Stereogum: Of Montreal- From worst to best

The following was originally published on Stereogum. For the full article, click HERE. [caption id="attachment_6777" align="alignleft" width="150"] Photo by Alexis Aaeng[/caption] "The name of the game for of Montreal has always been evolution. Their current incarnation, making its debut on their newest album Lousy With Sylvianbriar, favors whip-smart, sinewy rock songs, eschewing the dance pop they’ve embra...

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