"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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Dear Indie Universe: Arcade Fire

Dear Indie Universe, I can’t stop listening to Arcade Fire. Literally have been playing this album on repeat for three weeks. Have not listened to anything else. I know everyone is hating on their Grammy win and their crazy marketing campaign, but you know what? I don’t need your hate indie anti-mainstream. Their Rekflektor campaign was insane, an indie conspiracy theory. I got me stoked for this album in Augu...

14 Nov 4:20 PM 0 Read More...

Tim Hecker - "Virgins"

Tim Hecker’s latest creation is nothing short of masterful. The new album, Virgins, released on October 14 is as artful as an ambient soundscape can ever hope to be. It is more ethereal and organic than any of his previous work. Instead of his traditional style of pure studio production, he enlisted the help of Bedroom Community affiliated orchestral musicians.  The Icelandic record label and music collective is w...

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