Watch Josh Homme’s Informercial For Scissor Sisters

Josh Homme created an infomercial for the Scissor Sisters upcoming release Magic Hour, which is due out next week. The video is less than three minutes and incredibly hilarious. Magic Hour is available for 3.5 easy payments of $19.99.9  

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The National’s Matt Berninger Narrates an Online Children’s Book

As is probably no surprise to followers of the band, many members of The National are fathers. Aaron Dessner recently had a child with his longtime girlfriend, an aspect of his life that he joked about on the band’s last tour by introducing the song “Think You Can Wait,” as a plea to his then nine-months-pregnant spouse to put off having their baby until all of the band’s shows were done. Also, a fairly recent...

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Album Review: Hot Water Music – Exister

Artist: Hot Water Music Album: Exister Release: May 15 2012 Review By: Micah Binns I don’t find this ironic that I sit here writing a review about the latest release from Hot Water Music while listening to the old stuff… after all my relationship with HWM has been a long one. I’ve been through good times (a lot of them) with my dear Richmond friends, hell I even told the DJ at my wedding Hot Water Music was mandatory in our playlist....

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Hear a New Track from the Walkmen: “We Can’t Be Beat”

The Walkmen have been pretty generous with sharing new material lately, and they’ve continued that trend of generosity today by sharing “We Can’t Be Beat,” yet another track from their forthcoming Heaven. Check out the track via the embed below, as well as others from the...

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ALBUM REVIEW: “Carefully” By Olya

“Carefully” is the initial release by Russian born Singer/Songwriter Olya Kissaleva. This native of Moscow who has been living in the states since 2000 puts her own stamp on the genre of World/Pop music. When the opening strains of “Independ-a-nt” begin to play and I hear Olya’s voice I think maybe Astrid Gilberto filtered through Moscow instead of Brazil. Her voice with her Eastern European accent has a...

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An Interview with Cornmeal

Cornmeal is a one of a kind roots and bluegrass band that comes out of Chicago, USA. They’ve been in the lineup of countless festivals around the country, and just had a killer show at Some Kind of Jam 7 last weekend! When it comes to their biggest inspirations, Cornmeal calls upon excellent bluegrass artists including John Hartford, Bill Monroe, Sam Bush, and Jerry Garcia. These guys are some of the heart of bluegrass and are called...

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