Post-Ape – The World Is Over + MORE Dec 7th

 

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Beirut and Neutral Milk Hotel for Green Man festival + MORE

First wave of acts have been announced for August's event, including First Aid Kit, Kurt Vile and Anna CalviBeirut, Neutral Milk Hotel and First Aid Kit have been confirmed for this year's Green Man festival. Taking place from 14 to 17 August at Glanusk Estate, Black Mountains in Wales, the first pe.... More »
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Into It. Over It. – “Anesthetic” + MORE

Next week, Into It. Over It., one of the most promising projects to come out of the a-few-years-ago emo revival, will take a big leap forward with the new album Standards. Mastermind Evan Weiss has been playing around with expansive harmonies and lush instrumentation, and the result is a song like ".... More »
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Listen to Robert Smith's remixes of Ride's Vapour Trail + MORE

The Cure frontman and friend of the group has created two alternate versions of the shoegaze band’s track from 1990. Listen to them here and let us know what you think! Genre hybrid obsessives, all seven of you, should be well aware of blackgaze by now – the fusion if black metal with shoegaze, .... More »
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Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar' + MORE

As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music. As the frontman for Led Zeppelin, Plant used his pliant voice to create a signature vocal style, hitting melodic heights that defied gender....... More »
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Chris Brown & Tyga Talk Brotherhood, Drake Beef, Amber Rose Rant & More on HOT 97 + MORE

With their Fan of a Fan: The Album hitting stores on Tuesday, Chris Brown and Tyga stopped by HOT 97 studios on Friday. Just days after rocking Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on their “Between the Sheets” tour, the R&B superstar and L.A. rapper opened on a various things to Nessa.... More »
The Best & “Fucking Worst” Music Of 2013, According To Noel GallagherNobody gives great quote quite like the Gallagher brothers, especially when they’re riled up. So when former Oasis linchpin Noel Gallagher admits he “fucking had a shit year,” you can bet he’s going to let some sweary, spun gold fly. And so it goes in a new Rolling Stone interview in which Gallagher Snr mouths off […]

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Bob Dylan's controversial electric guitar sold for almost $1mSunburst Fender Stratocaster that symbolised musician’s move from folk to rock sold at Christie’s auctionBob Dylan’s Sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport folk festival. Almost 50 years later, the instrument made another “moment” at an auction in New Yorkon Friday when it sold for nearly $1 million – the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction…

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Photos: Ceremony, White Lung, Perfect Pussy @ Kimmel Center, NYC 12/5/13Three exhilarating punk bands at different stages of their careers converged at NYU’s Kimmel Center last night, and our photographer BJ Enright was there to take in the action. Atop the bill were the trailblazing hardcore veterans Ceremony, currently at work on the follow-up to 2012′s Album Of The Week honoree Zoo…

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Jay-Z tops Grammy nominations with 9

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Left-of-center hip-hop stars Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among a group of young performers who took many of the major nominations.

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Rock it Out! Blog: “A Conversation With Pretty Lights”
On this episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, Consequence of Sound correspondent Rachel Delehanty catches up with EDM/hip-hop producer Derek Vincent Smith aka Pretty Lights during his recent trip to Chicago. He talks about touring with a live band, his new album A Color Map of the Sun, and whether he thinks marijuana helps in the creative process…

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The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Enemy MathisJason: Hey, did you see? Billy Joel is playing Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve!
Jeff: Is he playing new material? Because otherwise, I don’t give a shit.
Jason: Same old stuff, same old ticket prices!
Jeff: Is there a single song from his catalog that qualifies as a “deep cut” anymore?
Jason: Maybe “Scandinavian Skies” and “Surprises”?
Jeff: Even those have been played plenty of times…

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Resident music funny guys Deer Tick dawned their ugliest Christmas sweaters on Conan to perform a web-exclusive version of The Kinks’ “Father Christmas.” The 1977 single by the English rockers tells the inspiring tale of the English version of Santa who is beaten up by a gang of poor kids when they are presented with toys instead of money…

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Silver Linings Playback: Exclusive Preview of MAD's 20 Dumbest for 2013 (Feature)Falling in love is hard on the knees, Aerosmith reminded us some two decades back. Between President Obama’s “backpedaling” on the Syrian red-line and Miley’s twerking, 2013 has been a little like that.

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The Singer Who Inspired Coen Brothers’ New FilmDave Van Ronk, whose presence in the Greenwich Village folk-music scene was overshadowed by some who followed him, is earning new attention thanks to “Inside Llewyn Davis.”    

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Post-Ape – The World Is Over

– www.electric-banana.co.uk

Post-Ape – The World Is Over

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What’s this?
Post-2010, the music world started to go very post-punk. The ’80s revival is now in full swing, with artists from across a range of genres picking up where the likes of Depeche Mode and New Order left off. The classic synth sounds that originated in that suddenly-most-popular of decades are popping up left, right and centre, updating everything from disco to indie for the recycling generation…

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Virtually famous: Vance Joy

– www.standard.co.uk

Virtually famous: Vance JoyThis year, every time it felt like the charts were one relentless barrage of brash dance and hip hop, something acoustic and gentle snuck through – the musical equivalent of a farmers’ market taking up residence in the clone-store high street. It may have begun with Ed Sheeran’s incongruous hit The A Team in 2011, while in 2013 we had Passenger’s Let Her Go and Ho Hey by The Lumineers offering that handcrafted feel on the radio…

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