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Johnny Thunder :: I’m Alive (1968)

A Tommy James and the Shondells original, Johnny Thunder and his crew turned the track inside out in 1968 transforming it into the soul/fuzz monster you hear, below. They took the reins and they ain’t giving ‘em back. MP3: Johnny Thunder ::…

Revolution Breaks Out in Sinkane’s "Runnin’" Video

Sinkane, aka Ahmed Gallab, collaborator with Caribou, Yeasayer, Of Montreal, and more, has shared the video for Mars highlight “Runnin’”. In the clip, a revolution breaks out. Guns are brandished, rocks are thrown, and, naturally, blood is spilled….

Review: Ellen and the Escapades – Without You [Single]

Ellen’s dusky, enchanting vocals and strikingly well crafted and often bittersweet songs have already captured the hearts of many and live, they are an even more exciting proposition. After a summer of playing pretty much all the festivals, *Ellen and the Escapades* are about to head off on a…

Stars – Backlines

Strange things hide in the back of storage rooms. You never know what you’ll find rummaging in the back through old crates and boxes. Among trunks filled with old memories, next to old department store mannequins, you might even stumble upon a lightbox diorama featuring a battle between tanks and dinosaurs, soundtracked by a Canadian [...]

Christopher Owens Announces Debut Solo Album Lysandre

Earlier this year, Girls frontman Christopher Owens shocked and bummed out the entire indie-music universe when he announced that he was leaving the band. But this morning, we get the extremely welcome news that Owens will return early next year with a new solo album called Lysandre, its title and lyrics largely inspired by a [...]