DAILY FIX

Mix of breaking news from the indie music world.

Wood Stove House Spotlight: J.P. Harris

  J.P. Harris is a bona fide honky-tonkin’ country singer and songwriter. Along with his band, The Tough Choices, J.P. recently released his debut album called I’ll Keep Calling. The record is filled with old school country music instant classics written from J.P.’s own vast life experiences hopping freight trains as a teenage, spending a decade in

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Animal Collective Release DVD with ‘Centipede Hz’

Animal Collective have released presale info for their forthcoming record, Centipede Hz, and the band has revealed some pretty enticing packages. When you preorder a physical copy of the Merriweather Post Pavilion follow up, you’ll also receive a limited edition DVD composed of a playback of the album and footage that includes clips from the

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Watch D’Angelo at BET Awards

D’Angelo made his first television appearance in 12 years Sunday at the BET Awards. The artist performed the tracks “Untitled (How Does It Feel?)” and “Sugar Daddy”. Check out the performance below.  

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New Video: Odd Future “Sam is Dead”

  Shock rap collective Odd Future have come out with another video.  Tyler the Creator and Domo Genisis collaborate on the track, and the video is directed by Tyler under his Wolf Haley pseudonym.  The video is what you could expect for Odd Future to make a war video  violent, off-putting but also kind of

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Flaming Lips Set World Record

  In recent news, The Flaming Lips set a new world record this past week for the most shows played in multiple cities in one day.  The band beat out Jay-Z’s Guinness World Record for the victory.  Below is a statement from press release from the band’s frontman and resident wierdo Wayne Coyne: “To be

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M83 To Score Film

In recent news, Anthony Gonzalez is set to score a sci-fi film titled Oblivion which is directed by Joseph Kosinski.  The film is to star Tom Cruise, and Joseph Kosinski also directed the Daft Punk scored Tron:  Legacy.  It seems fitting that M83′s epic music would make its way onto the silver screen.  The big

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Against Me @ Terminal 5: Photo Recap

Words & Photos by David Turcotte Against me played to a sold out Terminal 5 with headliners, and 80′s legends, The Cult.  With the recent announcement of Against Me’s lead singer Tom Gabel living as a transexual under the name Laura Jane Grace, there was no shortage of wonderment on which personality the  artist would perform

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Andrew Bird announces Tour Dates

Folk Multi-Instrumentalist Andrew Bird has added another leg to his tour supporting his recent album, Break It Yourself. He and his band always put on a captivating show. Andrew Bird 2012 Tour Dates: 07/08 – Geneva, IL @ Fifth Third Bank Ballpark * 07/10 – Raleigh, NC @ North Carolina Museum of Art # 07/11 –

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Wood Stove House Spotlight: XVSK

XVSK is a cello/drums duo from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania that features vocalist and cellist Trevor Extor and dummer John Kimock. The idea for the sound came to the pair while touring a few years ago as the rhythm section for Steve Kimock’s Crazy Engine. During their downtime jams, their diverse musical backgrounds came together to form a

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THE HIVES ROCK THE ELECTRIC FACTORY

Words & Photos by Timothy Becker There was once a time where garage rock ruled the airwaves. There was a time where artists could play instruments and played them with a fury as if they would never get the chance to play again. One of these bands were named The Hives and hearing that name

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