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2 hrs ago | The Daily Campus

The Kooks surprise fans

The Kooks' latest release, "Down EP," is a four-song tease of their forthcoming album "Listen," which surprised its fans with refreshingly new sounds; a mixture of Kanye West's beats from "Yeezus "and The Kooks' distinctive upbeat acoustic guitar.


Related Topix: The Kooks, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Hip Hop

6 hrs ago |

How a Virtual Reality Demo Showed Us the Future of Movies

Last year the Tribeca Film Festival launched a Storyscapes section, which was this really cool corner of the fest that featured a group of interactive storytelling experiences.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Choose Your Own Adventure

10 hrs ago | Spin

Constantines' Revered, Intense 'Shine a Light' Gets Vinyl Reissue

Constantines are marking the 10th anniversary of their most influential album on its 11th anniversary.


Related Topix: The Constantines, Canada,

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Unions plan protests against Postal Servicea s Staples deal

Postal unions have planned nationwide demonstrations for Thursday to protest a recent U.S. Postal Service deal that allows office-supply retailer Staples to sell USPS products such as stamps, mail services and package delivery.


Related Topix: The Postal Service, World News

16 hrs ago |

Bry Webb Set to Release Solo Album 'Free Will' 5/20

In addition to Bry Webb 's previously announced forthcoming solo record Free Will, out May 20 on Ide Fixe Records, Sub Pop will release a vinyl-only reissue of The Constantines' seminal Shine A Light June 10. Originally released in 2003 and since named one of the top 200 records of the 2000s by Pitchfork and often cited as one of the best Canadian ... (more)


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16 hrs ago | Boxoffice

'The Other Woman' Explodes Thanks To Red Carpet Premiere

The Other Woman held its Hollywood premiere Monday night, leading to a massive 180% increase in buzz on Tuesday to 9,149 tweets, up from 3,262 tweets on Monday.


16 hrs ago | NME

The Horrors, Palma Violets and more added to Reading...

The Horrors , Palma Violets and Pulled Apart By Horses are among the latest additions to the Reading and Leeds Festivals this August.


Related Topix: The Kooks

18 hrs ago | Alternative Addiction

The Kooks Release New EP

The Kooks have a new EP entitled Down which is out today via Astralwerks. The EP features four new songs by the band, including the already-released title-track, which was premiered last month as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record.


Related Topix: The Kooks, Hip-Hop, Hip Hop

22 hrs ago | Seattle Weekly

Wyrd Visions Is Weirdly Beautiful

Wyrd Visions is not for casual listeners. Toronto songwriter Colin Bergh's project disappeared almost as quickly as it arrived in 2006, taking with it its only record, -a limited pressing from Blue Fog Recordings that quickly sold out.


Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis Announces Plans for Elvis Week 2014

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting preliminary lineup of events for Elvis Week 2014 to be held at Graceland in Memphis.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Memphis, Memphis, TN

Daily Mail

Cody Simpson shares his grief after hearing about a dedicated fan's tragic death

He has been enjoying the viral success of his new hit Surfboard, but Cody Simpson's Twitter timeline took a darker turn on Monday.


Related Topix: Twitter, Cody

Vancouver Courier

record days

Red Cat Records, owned by Dave Gowans and Lasse Lutick , also hosted live music to celebrate international Record Store Day this past Saturday but, until the mid-afternoon when Mode Modern kicked things off, the store was reserved for buyers and browsers.


Related Topix: D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games

KMVT Twin Falls

Postmaster Asks You Check Your Mailbox

The Post Office is asking all Twin Falls area homeowners to inspect, clean and repair their mailboxes.


Related Topix: Twin Falls, ID, The Postal Service

Sunderland Echo

Lauren Laverne to host Radio 4's Women's Hour

The Wearside broadcaster, who was a member of indie band Kenickie, will be speaking to writer Caitlin Moran about being a role model for feminism, as well as discussing Girl Power and consumerism and interviewing Jane Shepherdson, chief executive of fashion line Whistles.


Related Topix: Kenickie

Morristown Green

Hot off the press: Morristown's first book festival, and the...

Morristown has not had a book store for years. But for two days this fall, it will be the center of the publishing universe.


Related Topix: The Books, Duke University, Libraries, Morris County, NJ, Mendham, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ

Penarth Times

Belle Vue Park centenary mosaic unveiled at Easter Festival

Councillor Neil Thomas, along with several local children and representatives from the community group Friends of Belle Vue Park, revealed the mosaic as part of the Belle Vue Park Easter Festival.


National Public Radio

Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

A little over a year ago, singer-songwriter Jason Molina died at 39 due to complications from alcohol addiction .


Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Badger Herald Online

How The Living Statues' debut EP makes me time-travel to my formative music-listening years

This is not to draw attention away from The Living Statues , a Milwaukee-based band that recently released its debut EP, Knockin' .


Related Topix: The Clash, Punk, The Strokes, Pop/Rock, The Shins, The Hives, The White Stripes

Bangkok Post

Mini festival, major sounds

After the unfortunate cancellations of bands Primal Scream and Two Door Cinema Club last year, Godung is bouncing back next month with "Tiger Translate Presents Godung Mini Fest".


Related Topix: Mystery Jets

Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Friday, April 25

Alexey Marti & Urban Mind Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, percussionist Alexey Marti moved to New Orleans in 2008 to study jazz at the University of New Orleans.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Cuba, World News, Chucho Valdes, Brazil