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Wild Beasts are set to release a special edition of their 4th…

Wild Beasts are set to release a special edition of their 4th album, Present Tense, on October 14th in N. America. To accompany the original, critically acclaimed album is a bonus disc of remix material from artists including Factory Floor, Juan Atkins, Lone, East India Youth, & Sohn, as well as a brand new remix of “Palace” from Foals.

Palace (Foals remix) ✖ pre-order


    Fri Sept 26 – Complejo Al Rio – Buenos Aires, Argentina *
    Sun Sept 28 – Movistar Arena – Santiago, Chile *
    Tues Oct 30 – Liverpool Music Week Festival – Liverpool, UK
    Sun Nov 2 – Hostess Club Weekender at Studio Coast – Tokyo, Japan
    Tues Nov 4 – Hostess Club Weekender at Legacy – Taipei, Taiwan
    Sat Nov 8 – Hostess Club Weekender at The Coliseum – Singapore, Singapore
    Fri Nov 21 – Electronic Beats Festival – Leipzig, Germany
    Wed Nov 26 – The O2 – London, UK #
    Thurs Dec 11 – Canal Mills – Leeds, UK

    * with Franz Ferdinand
    # with The National

The Rockometer: The Physical World by Death from Above 1979

      Death from Above 1979 The Physical World Warner Bros/Last Gang   Note to clown rocker, Gene Simmons, and everyone else who trots out the old line, “Rock is dead.” Rock ‘N’ Roll is not dead. The ’70s are dead. The era of arena rock is dead. But that old spirit of Rock […]

Play Me: “Rise and Shine” by mr. Gnome

  While not quite the epic noise Cleveland art-rock duo, mr. Gnome are known for, new single “Rise and Shine,” from the band’s forthcoming album Heart of a Dark Star (11.18 on El Marko), isn’t your standard garage rock stomper, either. By taking what they do best, i.e., rousing up a righteous wall of sound, […]


Wand’s debut release, Ganglion Reef, is right up my alley. It’s fuzzed-out vocals and guitars, pounding drums, crashing cymbals and grimey synths throughout hit me right where it counts. Joining up with Ty Segall’s Drag City imprint …