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38 min ago | Morgantown

Farewell Transmission

He was a cult figure in the indie music scene, with a tight-knit group of fans who fiercely love his stark, dark music, and an enviable reputation among other musicians - his was the type of music that inspired respect from fellow artists.


Related Topix: Beckley, WV, Ripley, WV

3 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Review: Girls Girls Girls Improvised Musicals' "Boys of Summer"

Although flash mobs do happen, and Broadway musicals make it seem like life is a song, if you want real spontaneous singing, treat yourself to a Saturday night with Girls Girls Girls Improvised Musicals' "Boys of Summer," playing through Aug. 23 at The Institution Theater.


Related Topix: The Girls, Theater, Arts

8 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford

Death From Above 1979 Are Touring This Fall

Dance-punkers Death from Above 1979 are touring this fall and they are doing so with a twist.


Related Topix: Death from Above 1979, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

D.C. area rises to the top - for late mail delivery

Mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time to residents and businesses in the District and the Maryland suburbs, an investigation released Tuesday found, raising concerns about the safety of letter carriers and provoking a deluge of complaints from customers.


Related Topix: The Postal Service


Sufjan Stevens released 'Year of the Tiger' on vinyl, debuting...

Sufjan Stevens surprised some people when he went electronic on 2010's The Age of Adz , and though it was the first time he made a record like that, it wasn't the first time he made an electronic album.


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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

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

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

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

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


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

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