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10 June 2010

Bonnaroo Playlist – Magically Transport Yourself to Manchester, Tennessee

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MUSIC IS POWER! And we’ve got a nice little Bonnaroo playlist to help you get through the fact that this weekend you’re probably doing laundry. We’ve got music from Kings of Leon, Phoenix, Temper Trap, The Dead Weather, Crystal Method, Nas and Damian Marley, and, as they say, “more.”

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6 June 2010

Rock Hands of the Month – THE PACK a.d.

Few two-pieces make as much wonderful noise as Becky Black and Maya Miller from The Pack a.d. Bask in their rocktacular glow with a gallery from June 4, with ADDED ROCKHANDS.

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30 May 2010

Massive Attack: “The shit you have here is stronger than what we grow in Bristol…”

Massive Attack live and blindingly good at Vancouver’s Malkin Bowl, May 29th. Behold this gallery with light show bonanza. The Backstage Rider celebrated her birthday remembering time she had a chance to meet Massive Attack, but couldn’t think up a good enough opening salvo, so walked on by. Nevermind, they were still fugging awesome. Even in the rain.

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27 May 2010

GIRLS – Jonas Brothers! Everly Brothers! Apologies! New Album! New Hair!

Backstage Rider checks out San Fran indie band GIRLS before the rest of the world gets to see them on the the festival circuit. What was it like? WHAT THE HELL HAS HAPPENED TO CHRISTOPHER OWENS’ HAIR? The music? Yeah, pretty. Now, if you’ll excuse me I’m off to slow dance with a guy with a crew cut at the sock hop. Hope he likes my poodle skirt…and my flask of whiskey, garter, and new anchor tattoo.

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17 May 2010

Turin Brakes Talk About 10 Years, 5 Albums, Take That…and Perseverance

Heard of Turin Brakes? No? If you were living in the UK in the early aughties, you’d not be able to escape their brand of edgy folk-rock. But 10 years on, Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian find themselves having to reintroduce the band and their new album Outbursts… but are all the more relaxed for it. Read on in this exclusive Backstage Rider interview.

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17 May 2010

GALLERY: Turin Brakes Kick Off First North American Tour in 5 Years

UK folksters Turin Brakes hit the West Coast for their first North Uhmerican gigs in 5 years in Vancouver. Check out the extensive gallery from the May 9 Venue show.

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11 May 2010

The National: High Violet + Violet Tickets + Tour + YouTube Event = Awesome

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The National are back! The National are back! High Violet launches today and comes with a marketing juggernaut. Also find out why on May 15 you should be glued to your computer and turn up the speakers.

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1 May 2010

GALLERY: Japandroids at the Lifetime Collective

Aren’t awesome international media darlings supposed to play awesome venues when they’re back in their hometown? Yeah, that’s what we thought. But nevermind, we will let you live, Japandroids. For you have brought the punk rock back.

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29 April 2010

Nervous Wreckords: “Doin’ It To Do It” New Video and Album Alert!

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Pictures of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Axl Rose, John Taylor from Duran Duran, oh and the new video from The Nervous Wreckords featuring one Mr. Brian Karscig and the hot Lindsay Matheson. They’re just “Doin’ it to do it”, don’tcha know.

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