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Notes on Moonlust by The Holydrug Couple

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Sacred Bones Records here in Brooklyn is one of my favorite record labels to emerge in recent years. One of their latest releases is Moonlust by The Holydrug Couple.

WATCH: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Unveil New Songs

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, a Brooklyn-based band with twang similar to The Cure, recently announced its third album, "Days of Abandon." The gro...

Rob the Mob and 24 Hour Rental Demythologize the On-screen Mafia Fable

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.18.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

However, two highly recommended new screen projects, Rob the Mob and 24 Hour Rental, seek to demythologize the romantic popular notion.

Slack Armada: Music for the Post-Rock Niche

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

The music of James Hrabak falls into the category of the post-rock genre, a genre with a compositional formula that wants to be experimental.

Was Britpop A Government Conspiracy?

Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

In the early '90s a genre of music called Britpop swept the UK, making bands such as Blur and Oasis famous. While the explosion of the genre seemed or...

PHOTOS: FYF Fest Is Gorgeously Grunge, Vintage & Laid Back

Art Tavana | Posted 11.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

With 90's-era shoegaze pioneers like the Breeders and My Bloody Valentine laying down speaker-melting sets, FYF Fest 2013 managed to conjure the grunged-out spirit of the '90s, while faithfully holding out against the molly-marketed electronic dance music scene of Coachella and EDC.

Patti Smith's Dark Tribute To Mapplethorpe

Posted 04.18.2013 | Arts

A wild display of Patti Smith's multi-media art endeavors is heading to Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center next month. Among the works on display a...

Might as Well Be Shoegazing

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

With the recent rise of bands like the Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Vivian Girls and A Place to Bury Strangers, shoegaze is back in the spotlight in the indie world. So where did this genre originate?

Legendary Band Releases First Album Since 1991

Posted 02.02.2013 | Entertainment

No, you're not dreaming, and it's not 1991. But the rumors are true: My Bloody Valentine has released their first album since "Loveless," which came o...

From Madonna to Mogwai, Swervedriver's Resurgent Sonics Achieve Escape Velocity

Scott Thill | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Scott Thill

With a sonic heat signature that converged somewhere between the raw power of The Stooges and the cerebral trips of Sonic Youth, Swerdriver's four full-lengths and underestimated rarities have grown in relevance with the flight of time's arrow.

The New Mew Review and Preview: No More Stories / "Introducing Palace Players"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The award-winning Danish band Mew is one of the latest Scandinavian indie ensembles to make a go of it in the States. Their new album, No More Stories is all just a big mix of spacey, melodic fun.