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Contest: Teenage Fan Club with Radar Brothers at the El Rey Theatre Prize Pack Give-Away

CONTEST CLOSED Grimy Goods is giving away tickets to this dope show! Both on Merge Record’s roster, win tickets to Teenage Fan Club with Radar Brothers at the El Rey Theatre on Monday, October 11th! Additionally, the chosen winner will receive copies of Teenage Fan Club’s latest albums “Shadows” and “Man-Made.” Here’s How You Win […]

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New Video: Arcade Fire’s Interactive Video for “We Used to Wait”

Now this is something very different and totally cool. Arcade Fire is getting innovative and with the technological times with their new interactive video for “We Used to Wait.” The short film was created by Chris Milk using HTML5. That’s nerd talk for the latest and greatest way of presenting content on the Internet. This […]

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“Libraries” by The Love Language – Album Review

Last year, The Love Language’s self-titled release led us to believe they were after a piece of The Strokes market share. With “Libraries,” The Love Language ensures us that any Strokes connection was purely coincidental, and that The Love Language and The Strokes just, maybe, shared a few influences. That’s all. This time out, the […]

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“On the Ones and Threes” by Versus – Album Review

For all the talk of “greatness” and “perfection” that floats around when the topic turns to the music of Versus, the topic doesn’t turn that way all too often.  In the annals of jangly nineties indie rock; Pavement, Yo La Tengo, and Sonic Youth are the medalists, and Versus also ran.  They were robbed.  Now […]

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Stream Fucked Up’s Entire New Album “Year of the Ox”

Looks like Merge Records is giving us another kick ass album stream today. If Versus’ album stream was a lil to soft for your taste, check out hardcore rockers Fucked Up’s new album “Year of the Ox” in all its Fucked Up entirety! Their fourth album is set for a limited-edition 12-inch and digital release […]

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