Monthly Archives: July 2010

LIVE: The Flaming Lips (7.26.10), Best Coast/Free Energy (7.23.10)

Over the weekend I got the chance to cover two shows in New York City for the Huffington Post. On Friday I saw Best Coast open for Free Energy at a free show at the South Street Seaport as part … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Siriusmo – The Plasterer of Love (2010)

Siriusmo – The Plasterer of Love EP (2010) Total Score: 89 / Solid Gold: 100% Before I begin this review, I must make a very important distinction concerning genre and word choice. Electro was a style of music that predated … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Best Coast – Crazy For You (2010)

Best Coast – Crazy For You (2010) Total Score: 74 / Solid Gold: 67% For anyone in the business of making mixtapes to pop into your car stereo while driving through beach traffic, 2010 is really your year. These days … Continue reading

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NEWS: Dom has a last name.

For those of you who have not been following the rise of psych-pop phenomenon Dom, the band and its namesake frontman have enjoyed keeping a lot of the details of their background shrouded in mystery and allure as they’ve been … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Siren Music Festival, Coney Island (7.17.10)

This Saturday, Village Voice held their tenth annual Siren Music Festival, bringing another full day of indie music to Coney Island in Brooklyn, free to all. The festival featured headliners Matt & Kim, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, and Holy … Continue reading

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TRACK: Gucci Mane ft. Swizz Beatz – It’s Gucci Time

Attention hipsters: Gucci Mane’s latest is on that Justice tip, and we ain’t talking about his freedom from incarceration. Check out the latest from recently-sprung ATL hip hop mogul, Gucci Mane, which features a sample from the intro of “Phantoms … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Gayngs – The Gaudy Side of Town

In case you weren’t completely certain of the sincerity of recently-reviewed indie supergroup Gayngs, check out their new video for the first track off of their debut album Relayted, “The Gaudy Side of Town”. Recorded in May of this year … Continue reading

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