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Grooms – “Doctor M”

Grooms played Death By Audio’s farewell show last weekend, and the band’s relationship to the now-defunct DIY space runs deep. They’ve been practicing there since 2007, back when they were called Muggabears; principal songwriter Travis Johnson (the only original Grooms member remaining from those days) and A Place To Bury Strangers’ Oliver Ackermann ran their [...]



Photos: 38 Bands Say Goodbye To Death By Audio

Williamsburg DIY venue Death By Audio, which became a staple in the Brooklyn scene after opening in 2007, has now closed its doors for the last time. On Saturday night, Lightning Bolt, JEFF The Brotherhood, A Place To Bury Strangers, and Grooms played the space out for good, but bands have been stopping by to [...]



J. Cole Covers Complex

Complex unveils yet another cover for their December/January issue, this time with Mr. Jermaine Cole. For the piece, by Damien Scott, they travelled back to Cole’s hometown of Fayetville, NC to speak to him about why he’s naming his new album after the address of his childhood home, his need to return to his roots, […]

G-Side – “Real Ones” (Feat. Joi Tiffany)

The great and perpetually underrated Huntsville, Alabama rap duo G-Side were broken up for about a year, but they reunited last year and returned this year with an album called Gz II Godz. You probably haven’t listened to that album! Not that many people have! But you should! It’s great! G-Side are still going, and [...]



Daughter – “Winter (Warpaint Remix)”

Warpaint and Daughter makes a pretty good match: the moody, punchy attitude of the former meets up with the moody, airy temperament of the latter, and you end up with a pretty good remix. The two bands have announced that they will rework each other’s tracks on a new split for Record Store Day 2015. [...]



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