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1 hr ago |

The Weekend Warrior: Lucy, Hercules, And So It Goes

As we arrive at the end of July with just one month to go in the summer, this weekend is going to be one more test of whether starpower makes a difference when it comes to box office hits as we have two action movies featuring top stars as well as a smaller box office comedy starring two Oscar-winning actors who have never appeared in a movie ... (more)


Related Topix: Hercules, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Iron Man 2, Pain & Gain, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Adam Levine Sang at His Own Wedding

Why pay musicians to perform at your wedding if you're a member of one of the world's most popular groups? People magazine reports that at his wedding over the weekend to model Behati Prinsloo , Adam Levine himself took the stage.


Related Topix: Stevie Nicks, Pop/Rock, Dance, Maroon 5, Bright Eyes, Sublime

3 hrs ago |

Little Dragon, Baauer, Kimbra & More Join 2014 Life is Beautiful Festival Lineup

Life is Beautiful Festival continues to stun music lovers with unexpected additions to its genre-spanning music lineup.


Related Topix: Baauer, Las Vegas, Punk, Bear

3 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

Cranky Hankea s Weekly Reeler July 23-29: Most Wish Lucy Venus in Hercules Fur

Here's a week with one terrific art title, one good art title, one unknown quantity indie title, and three really shaky looking mainstream ones.


Related Topix: Hercules, Venus in Fur, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Movies, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Post office cutbacks rile Beals islanders

It was standing room only Monday in the Beals town office for a meeting between island residents and a Postal Service official who discussed plans to reduce hours at the post office.


Related Topix: Beals, ME, The Postal Service, Portland, ME

9 hrs ago | NME

Spoon reveal two new videos in one day from new album 'They Want My Soul'

Spoon have revealed two new videos from their forthcoming album 'They Want My Soul', one for the track 'Do You' and another for 'Inside Out.'


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Spoon, Austin, TX, The Shins

11 hrs ago | The Wave

Editorial: Time to privatize mail service

Congress is once again engaged in a fight over whether the U.S. Postal Service should deliver mail on Saturdays.


Related Topix: The Postal Service, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Obscure Sound

Slow Buildings - "Swallow the Sea"

Slow Buildings is the project of NJ-based singer-songwriter Jason Legacy. He writes the sort of immediately engaging power-pop that takes - at the longest - the first chorus to hook the listener.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, The Shins

The Victoria Advocate


WISH I WAS HERE Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Ashley Greene, Jim Parsons, Donald Faison.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Pop/Rock, The Shins

City Paper

ToDo ToDay: Paint Branch, Alarms & Controls, and Boss Shepherd's Opens

When I found out that the Fort Reno concert series would continue after a brief threat of cancellation , I was relieved.


Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, BOSS, Washington, DC

Conor Oberst -- Drops Lawsuit Against 'Rape' Liar

Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst is letting the chick who falsely accused him of rape walk away clean -- he's decided to drop his $1.2 million lawsuit .


Related Topix: Conor Oberst, Bright Eyes


Fruit Bats' Eric D Johnson releasing a solo LP as EDJ feat. James...

Though Fruit Bats are no more , main member Eric D. Johnson is now pursuing a solo career, which should hopefully fill that Fruit Bats void in our lives.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Shins

Mountain Xpress

Smart bets: Mates of State

Husband-and-wife, indie-pop outfit Mates of State consistently challenge the perceived limitations of a two-piece with their effortless harmonies and minimal pop appeal.


Related Topix: Mates of State


Stream FAMY Ava EP

Today marks the release of FAMY's Ava EP, another fine batch of glimmering folk-rock anthems from the WU LYF affiliates.


Related Topix: Okkervil River


Flamingods - 'Hyperborea'

It makes sense that the Shape label, run by Islet's Mark Thomas, should release Flamingods' second album, as the Cardiff oddballs are about the closest stylistic reference point to its contorting songs.


Related Topix: Animal Collective

Literature Announces New Album 'Chorus' Plus Streams 'The English Softhearts' [Listen]

Slumberland Records are excited to announce Chorus, the new record from Philadelphia, PA's cult indie favourites Literature, released 18th August.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Shins


Alvvays - 'Alvvays'

Canadian band Alvvays are more indie than you. The lenses in their glasses are real, they know who all the bands pictured on their Tumblr actually are, and they have made one of the most jangle-filled and impressive debut albums of 2014 so far.


Related Topix: Camera Obscura

Galloway Today

Silver Band given Wickerman slot

Friday sees the 2014 Wickerman Festival kick-off near Dundrennan and one of the final acts to be announced is none other than our very own Creetown Silver Band.


Related Topix: Watches, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, Shed Seven, British Sea Power, Pop/Rock,

Horwich and Blackrod band rock Houses of Parliament

Two Weeks Running was awarded the Film The House Award of the Rock the House competition, a national music competition organised by the government in search of talented new artists.


Related Topix: The Holy Ghost, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014


VIP honeymoon in Splendour

Greenwood newlyweds Haydn and Amy Hampel will be embarking on the honeymoon of a lifetime this week as VIP guests at the Splendour in the Grass music festival in Byron Bay.


Related Topix: Greenwood