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Anne announce new album, made a video for "Blonde Men"
Portland's Anne like to throw curveballs. Their first "collection LP" Dream Punx came out on hardcore label A389 and it sounded pretty much like the title implied, "dream punk" .
Noise Pop: Heavy Rotation: The Best Tracks of 2013
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2013
In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather , I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Download a New Mix from How to Dress Well
Clothing brand Safe House USA 's series of smooth, late-night mixes, called Stay the Night , has been running for a while now, and its latest installment taps R&B experimentalist How to Dress Well to curate a unique playlist.
The Daily Republic
Album-of-the-year lists reveal personality, deceptive consensus
It's time for year-end music lists, of course. Who's is this "Santa" person you're talking about? Critics compile their favorite spins, showing off the year's favorite albums - Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," Kanye West's "Yeezus" and My Bloody Valentine's "MBV" - and the overlooked underdogs, such as San Francisco blackgaze metal group ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Deafheaven touring w/ Between the Buried and Me & Intronaut
As Deafheaven bask in the first wave of the year - end accolades that everyone knew they'd be getting, they've made a simultaneously odd and totally logical career decision: they've announced a North American tour with Between the Buried and Me , Intronaut , and The Kindred for early 2014.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Decibel Magazine's Top 40 Albums of 2013
Decibel Magazine is back with its annual top 40 albums of the year list. Two of the top three are reunion albums from death metal veterans, though many younger bands place highly as well.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Unspoken Triumph: Chattanooga metal group streams new album
Few genres inspire such deep-seated generalizations and musical stigmas as metal.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Black Sabbath Album Tops Revolver Poll
The record gave the reunited group its first U.S. number one and its success globally has prompted the Paranoid hitmakers to extend their reunion tour into 2014.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Amazon lists "Best Music of 2013", names Deafheaven "Best Hard Rock & Metal" Artist
The discerning folks over at Amazon have announced their picks for the best albums, songs and artists of 2013, and Daft Punk 's Random Access Memories , Vampire Weekend 's Modern Vampires of the City and Chvrches ' The Bones of What You Believe filled out the top three spots on their best albums list.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The week in music: Nov. 20-27, 2013
Agrimonia The asymptotically pop black metal of Deafheaven, the fitfully interesting fare of the thrash revival and reconfiguration, the death of Jeff Hanneman: The most prominent threads in heavy metal this year haven't really made room for Agrimonia, a Swedish crew whose long-form mix of doom, crust punk and post-metal accounts for one of the ... (more)