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Listen to She & Him’s New Track, “I Could’ve Been Your Girl”

  If you ever wandered into a Barnes & Noble or any gloriously twee place crammed with the essential “bohemian” items (think a coffee shop with exposed brick wall and a cute barista who probably majored in Medieval Lit), chances are … Continue reading

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Bat for Lashes Explores her Wild Side in “Lilies”

  Bat for Lashes (otherwise known as Natasha Khan) is quite talented at keeping up the whole mystical songstress vibe. She’s in the same class as fellow dreamy musicians as Björk and Kate Bush at this point, and the release … Continue reading

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Best of the 2013 Pitchfork Musical Festival

  The Pitchfork Music Festival revealed its 2013 headliners on Friday, and the first thought that immediately torpedoed into my mind could have been ripped out of the pages of a contemporary absurdist novella. And it’s probably not a novel … Continue reading

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Grizzly Bear Let Their Creative Juices Flow with “gun-shy”

If you need a reminder that the music video hasn’t died as an art form despite the rise of YouTube and the eradication of “music television,” just take a look at Grizzly Bear‘s new video for “gun-shy,” from their album … Continue reading

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What Do the Grammy’s Prove?

The Grammy season is sure to send thousands of teenagers towards dreams of pop music grandeur. Golden awards, large stage shows and ridiculous costumes are indicative of the message sent out by CBS and their major media partners: If you’re … Continue reading

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Meet Gliss: An LA Trio Bound for Big Things

When Billy Corgan digs a band so hard that he summons them to tour with him having only heard a few songs, they’re probably worth a listen. With roots in Denmark and Los Angeles, Gliss is a three piece indie … Continue reading

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Free Music, At Your Fingertips

Thanks to Urban Outfitters’ impeccably cool blog, readers are offered hand-selected MP3s each month through free downloadable playlists.  As long as iTunes is installed on your computer, you’re good to go! The LSTN #15 playlist includes tracks from the likes … Continue reading

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Kat Dennings Ain’t Broke

You may know her as “that girl in the indie films,” or “the often-disgruntled girl,” but starlet Kat Dennings is at long last emerging as one of 2011′s most promising actresses. The 25-year-old is no spring chicken when it comes … Continue reading

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The Fast Road to Prominence: Will Hollywood & Vines Be the Next Arcade Fire?

It is hard to believe that a band that headlined both the Bonnaroo and the Outside Lands festivals this year was only formed in 2003. Their first album, Funeral, released in 2005, was named as one of NME’s best albums … Continue reading

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Treasure Island Reveals 2011 Lineup

Treasure Island has finally revealed the lineup for one of San Francisco’s most anticipated festivals. Taking on it’s fifth year of existence, the lineup shows that Treasure Island isn’t going to stop bringing fresh music to audiences. The festival, taking … Continue reading

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