Glastonbury 2013: Why You Should Be in England

The annual Glastonbury Music Festival kicks off on Friday with a very impressive lineup ranging from old favorites to the best new names in the independent music scene. But with all of this talent in one place, how does one choose who to see? Below is a list of who we would make a point of seeing if teleportation to England was humanly possible: PYRAMID STAGE Arctic Monkeys [Friday]: with the announcement of their ...

26 Jun 5:44 PM 0 Read More...

Pitchfork: "MGMT Announce Self-Titled New Album"

2013 continues to impress with much anticipated releases from the biggest names in independent music. Below is an article originally published on Pitchfork: "Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden have finally announced the new MGMT album. MGMT is out September 17 via Columbia Records. Earlier this year, the duo told Rolling Stone that their upcoming album was recorded as a duo-- not with a full band li...

25 Jun 9:18 PM 0 Read More...

Savory Summer Sounds (with Kevin and Alexis)

A little taste of what some of our staff is spinning this summer... ALEXIS: Disclosure: Settle Disclosure’s highly anticipated debut “Settle” is everything that one would expect from this British dance duo. Its fast-paced beats and impressive collaborations make it an album perfect for hiking those beautiful Boulder Flatirons. Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold Many would not consider punk to be summer...

25 Jun 7:26 PM 0 Read More...

Date Palms - "The Dusted Sessions"

This album comes as a breath of sand soaked air. It takes you away to a desolate desert world, while retaining elements that blend synth sounds with a rustic and western-feeling American slide guitar. The textures presented bring the album together like a tapestry of a dreamy sonic landscape. The album begins with the ‘Yuba Source part 1,’ which is a perfect way to tune the mind for what is to come, as the rec...

25 Jun 5:14 PM 0 Read More...

Arcade Fire to Release a New Album in September

That's right, everyone's favorite Canadian indie rockers are set to release a follow-up to their 2010 Grammy-winning album The Suburbs later this year. The band is said to have recorded the album in multiple locations throughout the country including the New York studio of James Murphy (yes, the James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem). Murphy is reported to have said in a recent interview that "There's a lot of them ...

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