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Moving Pictures: “Sunshine” by Summerays

Guitarist Luke Teeters gives the Cleveland-based pop trio, Summerays, a distinct advantage over the countless number of other young bands trying to court the attention of the ever elusive, new listener. The man plays with a vintage, surf guitar tone rich beyond his years, brighter and shinier than anything from our dirty old town ought [...]

Divine Fits

Divine Fits is a new side project/new band/supergroup made up of Britt Daniel from Spoon, Dan Boeckner from Handsome Furs and Wolf Parade, and Sam Brown from New Bomb Turks. They are releasing their debut album, A Thing Called Divine Fits on August 2…

Moving Pictures: “Wolf’s Law” by The Joy Formidable

The Welsh trio, The Joy Formidable plan to release the follow-up to 2011′s Smashing Pumpkins and My Bloody Valentine loving, The Big Roar, in early 2013. It will be called Wolf’s Law. The video above is called “Wolf’s Law,” too, but it won’t be on the album, Wolf’s Law. Makes perfect sense, right? The law [...]

“You Read My Mind” by Ladyhawk

Vancouver’s Ladyhawk have returned with their first new album in four years, and from the sound of “You Read My Mind,” the first track from their comeback, No Can Do (10/9 on Triple Crown), it appears the Vancouver longhairs spent some of that time off fine-tuning their hybrid, grunge and roots rock style, shelving many [...]

Moving Pictures: “Putin Lights Up Fires” by Pussy Riot

This video, this song, “Putin Lights Up Fires,” does not exists without context. By now, most are familiar with the story of the Russian punk rock collective, Pussy Riot, and how in the eyes of the Russian church and Russian government, they took their performance art too far when they staged a punk prayer in [...]