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Album Of The Week: The Bad, The Good, The Great - Deerhunter Vs. Jimmy Eat...

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With all the new music released these days, it's hard to keep track of what is really good and what is pretty much a toss out. Some of the most major names in the industry are reworking their sound, collaborating, or mundanely creating the same old tune again. We looked at the newest releases coming out over the next couple weeks, and did you the favor of deciding what's worth it and what's...

Review/Photos: Spoon with Deerhunter and Micachu and the Shapes

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Concert goers got their money’s worth at Seattle's Moore Theatre show featuring Spoon with openers Micachu & the Shapes and Deerhunter. Britt Daniels, the lead singer and guitar player, swept up the audience the moment he walked on stage. He came out solo and began playing an acoustic version of “Me and the Bean,” from their first album with Merge Records, Girls can Tell. The...

Coachella 2010: Spoon Review

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Turning in a slowly-building set of their rollicking and minimalist indie rock cross-bred with a Kinks-styled rock classicism, Spoon turned in an engaging performance early Sunday evening on the Coachella Main Stage, manically bouncing from the stripped and skeletal tracks from their new album Transference (the roiling “Written in Reverse”; the pulsing “Who...

Crystal Castles and No Age Injured From Weekend Shows

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What is it with summer and musicians frequently getting injured? Not only do mainstream acts get injuries but of course, indie artists do too - and they're just as bad. Street Boners and TV Carnage reported that Crystal Castles' Alice Glass received a concussion at LA's Hard Fest 2009. Although the police had canceled the event for a "hazard"...

Video: Primavera Sound Festival Day 3

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[youtube j-LC_0bG7c4 570 420] Here's BeatCrave’s video coverage of the last day at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, May 30. Make sure you also watch the video coverage for day one, and day two. The video features performances of Neil Young, Oneida, Deerhunter, Sonic Youth, Gang Gang Dance, DJ /rupture, Simian...

Primavera Sound Day Three: Neil Young, Sonic Youth...

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The ninth edition of the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona closes its doors today with a record of assistance of over 80,000 spectators, and a total of 171 performances. Check out our video coverage of day three. Although I didn't get to see everything, great things were said of emerging artists like Ezra Furman & The Harpoons, The Lions Constellation...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2009 Dates!

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Yay! Pitchfork Musical Festival 2009 is coming! Their website has announced July 17th - 19th as their official dates for the 2009 festival. Although the line-up hasn't been announced yet, it should be pretty good based on the last two years. (Sonic Youth and Public Enemy? Hell yeah.) Pitchfork Music Festival is held in Chicago's Union Park with just three stages. There are...

Top Albums, Tracks, and Live Performances Of The Year

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It's that time of year again! Time for our favorite music magazines to start listing their top picks for 2008. We've recently got our hands on Pitchfork's Top Album and Top Tracks of 2008 as well as Paste's Top Live Music Acts on 2008. Who earned top honors this year? It looks like Cut Copy, Deerhunter, Fleet Foxes, and Portishead all made the top 10 lists for album and track of the...