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2 hrs ago | Washington Post

In the Loop: Postal Service hiring administrator to oversee firing

Empty crates sit next to a U.S. Postal Service mail box in New York on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.


Related Topix: The Postal Service, Up in the Air, Celebrities, George Clooney, US News, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press


When James Mercer, frontman of American indie rockers the Shins, and artist-producer Brian Burton, a.k.a. Danger Mouse, reunited to make After the Disco, their second record as Broken Bells, they had very different musical visions.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Shins

6 hrs ago |

Tips For Your Market Days Trip

Each summer for the past 32 years, queers, freaks and friends from around the world converge on downtown Chicago to shop, eat and dance during the Midwest's largest street fair, Market Days.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Kevin Griffin

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Michigan Daily Online

1994: The Year Indie Broke

Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich of Pavement are each seated on blue equipment crates.


Related Topix: Stephen Malkmus, Pavement, Pop/Rock


at Lollapalooza 2014: Toyota Presents Soundwave Schedule

Lollapalooza returns to Chicago's for the 10th consecutive year this weekend, taking over the city's sprawling Grant Park from Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3. The weekend sold out quickly and it's no wonder - OutKast, Skrillex, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, and Lorde top the bill, with a whole lot of exciting support filling in the rest of the ... (more)


Related Topix: The Kooks

The New Zealand Herald

Jeremy Redmore emerges after Midnight

After some soul searching, former Midnight Youth lead singer has emerged with a solo album - one he hopes strikes a chord somewhere between The Shins and Paul Simon.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Shins, Paul Simon

WKDU-FM Philadelphia

Ultrasound Radio USA

Adam B. plays music that moves you, surveying the world's best rhythms, electronics, and atmospheres from reggae to industrial, remixes to mashups, experimental to indie and everything in between.


Bic Runga excited about playing for home crowds

In the meantime, she has jammed with former Mint Chicks frontman Cody Nielson , had another baby and toured Britain.


Related Topix: The Mint Chicks

Daily Echo

Tributes paid to 'Fat Beast' Saints fan

Jon Driscoll, known as Fat Beast, was a cult personality of the British indie scene during the 1980s and 1990s with band Carter USM.


Ashbourne News Telegraph

Y Not enjoy the festival this weekend?

DIZZEE Rascal, The Fratellis, White Lies, De La Soul, Razorlight, Shed Seven and Frank Turner are among the eclectic line-up of bands at the Y Not Festival in Derbyshire this weekend.


Related Topix: Shed Seven

News Shopper

Interview: Deptford band Athlete ready for rare homecoming gig at On Blackheath festival

These days, you're more likely to spot chart-topping indie band Athlete at a south east London boozer enjoying a quiet pint than on stage at Glastonbury.


Related Topix: Athlete

Minus The Bear Announces 'Lost Loves' Released October 6th 2014

Minus The Bear will release their latest LP, Lost Loves, via Big Scary Monsters in the UK and Europe on October 6th.


Related Topix: Minus the Bear

City Pages

The 10 best 'Bear' bands in rock 'n' roll

Enough with all of the endless chatter about the best hair bands of all-time. What about the best "Bear" bands? While listening to Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old , I was struck by the proliferation in "Bear" band names.


Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Minus the Bear

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Village Voice

Getting Hi-Fi Love on Hi-Fi

The digital jukebox is a modern-bar mainstay , a strangely sterile presence in a sticky, moldy, and otherwise downtrodden place.


Related Topix: Bright Eyes, The Strokes, The National, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Music

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

CD Reviews: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; Eric Clapton & Friends; 'Weird Al' Yankovic and more

For a guy whose late-period songs regard most of humanity with the kind of unsentimental gaze that George Orwell turned on the pigs he tried to raise, Tom Petty shows a lot of grudging enthusiasm for rooting in the slop with the rest of us.


Related Topix: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty, Punk, Paul McGann, American Dream, J.J. Cale, Blues, Weird, Entertainment


REVIEW: Jenny Lewis Is Out of This World on The Voyager

Jenny Lewis is the kind of artist who could drop an album of animal noises she recorded in the woods and still have fans foaming at the mouth.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rilo Kiley, The Postal Service


ex-Carissa's Wierd singer Jenn Ghetto releasing new S album on Hardly ...

Onetime Carissa's Wierd singer Jenn Ghetto has been releasing records as S since the band broke up back in 2003.


Related Topix: Carissa's Wierd

Carter Stars Pay Tribute To Beloved Warm-up Act

British pop band Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine have paid tribute to their touring talisman Jon 'fat' Beast following his death at the age of 51. The Only Living Boy In New Cross hitmakers employed Beast as a compere and warm-up act on tour, and he quickly became a hit with fans for encouraging them to bellow an insulting chant about his ... (more)


Related Topix: Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine


Premature Evaluation: Spoon They Want My Soul

There's a moment on Spoon's new song "Outlier" where Britt Daniel sneaks a sharp splinter of film criticism into one of the tough, terse, personal songs that Spoon is so known for: "I remember when you walked out of Garden State / You had taste, you had taste / You had no time to waste."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Spoon, The Shins

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents: "How Time Has Ticked A Heaven Round The Stars"

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.


Related Topix: Richard Burton, R-N-B, Yo la Tengo, Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, Pop/Rock, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cranberries