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LISTEN: New Tracks from Ani DiFranco, Conor Oberst, Dirty Projectors, Maggie Rogers

Ani DiFranco: “Deferred Gratification” Ani DiFranco’s new track, “Deferred Gratification,” follows her 2016 single “Play God.” This new one pays tribute to President Barack Obama, and this, along with “Play God,” are expected to appear on her upcoming album, Binary , due out this May. Conor Oberst...
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WATCH: Twenty One Pilots Cover My Chemical Romance

If you love Twenty One Pilots, My Chemical Romance, and/or covers, keep reading. During their show last night in Providence, Rhode Island, TOP performed a cover of MCR’s “Cancer,” and it’s a goodie. The cover will be featured on Rock Sound Presents: The Black Parade, a tribute to MCR’s The Black...
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Lineup Announced for Benefit at 9:30 Club Saturday

The lineup is here, and it looks like the Women's March On Washington's After-Party at the 9:30 Club is a Sleater-Kinney reunion! The reunion—er, show—sold out within hours—before any act was even officially announced. There are, however, 10 pairs of tickets still available , with bidding ending...
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LISTEN: New Spoon is Here!

Spoon’s back with a new jam, “Hot Thoughts,” and we’re seriously feelin’ it. Give it a listen for yourself below: The song will be featured on their upcoming album—also called Hot Thoughts —due out March 17 on Matador Records. That same week, Spoon will be playing SXSW in their hometown of Austin,...
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ICYMI: Green Day Released Charged Troubled Times Lyric Video

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Green Day released a lyric video for the track “Troubled Times” off their 2016 album, Revolution Radio . The fiery video blasts the president-elect, using political scenes from history through present day. Watch the video below. This isn’t the first time Green Day...
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Radiohead Announces US Tour

We already knew Radiohead was slated to play a few festivals (cough, Coachella, cough), as well as some European shows, but they’ve just added some US shows to the mix. It all goes down in the spring. You can see the just-added US tour dates below! 3.30 Miami, FL: American Airlines Arena 4.1...
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Of Montreal Surprise-Releases New EP

Experimental rockers Of Montreal have surprised fans with a previously unannounced EP, Rune Husk . Hello goodnesses! We're releasing a new EP titled "Rune Husk" Pre-order: https://t.co/HXuXBDzflL Stream/Download: https://t.co/2m7I7x8pqS pic.twitter.com/N21ivpYeTZ — of Montreal (@xxofMontrealxx)...
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The National Playing Planned Parenthood Show in D.C.?

The National is playing a benefit for Planned Parenthood in D.C. next Saturday (1/21) … we think. This morning, the band tweeted a cryptic message that links readers to the 9:30 Club’s post about the benefit. While there’s no available lineup, we’re very intrigued by the apparent collabo with Funny...
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LISTEN: Phantogram Gets Remixed and Covers Radiohead

There’s nothing like a cover done right, and in the below video, you can watch one of those all-too-good covers. Specifically, Phantogram performs a cover of Radiohead’s “Weird Fishes / Arpeggi.” Thom Yorke’s vicious dance moves not included. “Weird Fishes / Arpeggi” In other news, Phantogram...
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WATCH: Cage the Elephant Get Crazy With New Cold Cold Cold Video

Things can get a little nuts when you’re one of the top rock bands in the world. And maybe, just maybe, all that craziness was the inspiration for Cage the Elephant’s latest music video. Directed by frontman Matt Shultz, the video is set in a creepy old hospital of some kind with one poor, poor...
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