/-, "Let's Build A Fire" It was never an indie institution on the level of Merge or Dischord, but that doesn't make the end of Absolutely Kosher Records any less bittersweet. The label, which yesterday announced that it would "cease to release records for the foreseeable future" after putting out ... More >>
Farewell, 4AD logoNorth Carolina indie titan Merge is having a good week. Two days ago, the long-awaited third Arcade Fire record, The Suburbs, came out to tremendous acclaim, some consternation, and one hell of a New York show last night at MSG. And today, the label announced two new signing ... More >>
--After getting a bit more publicly excited than we care to remember about Thorns of Life, last fall's short-lived collaboration between Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil's Blake Schwarzenbach, Aaron Cometbus, and (The L Word's) Daniella Sea, we figured we'd just go ahead and keep quiet about forgett ... More >>
Musical drugs and shared secret codes abort the utopic mission
Collaborating with real live mountain goats, John Darnielle puts escape behind him
"I'm Never Wrong" vs. "This Is What I'm Good At"