Unknown Mortal Orchestra's 2011 Fat Possum debut is one of those albums that sort of blindsides: Every song is a different texture, soul, hip-hop, funk and psych layered for maximum gonzo appeal. The vocals on every song are different too, to the point that the album almost plays out like a Nuggets ... More >>
The recent Big Four shows featuring thrash-metal kings Metallica, Megadeath, Slayer and Anthrax were massive, epic spectacles that were barely contained by the huge venues they were performed in -- legendary spots such as the Coachella-approved Empire Polo Club and Yankee Stadium, and some Europe ... More >>
All photos by Kevin TodoraMatt & Kim's Matt Johnson had them smiling on Friday night. Turns out, Austin wasn't the only place to be this weekend. With plenty of spillover acts coming through to play Dallas on the way down I-35, Dallas was kind of a hot spot, too. Two also-billed-for-ACL acts ... More >>
Night fell down on Austin Town and it figured it'd be a busy night. And with The xx and Temper Trap setting the table for LCD Soundsystem, Gogol Bordello, Monsters of Folk, Deadmau5, Matt & Kim, MIA and Muse, Saturday did indeed set it self up to be remembered as ACL 2010's strongest.Except f ... More >>
Matt & KimFor the past year, Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino of Brooklyn dance-punk duo Matt & Kim have been quietly making a case to replace Mates of States' Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel for the title of indie rock's reigning "It" couple. But don't call them "cute."With their songs "Good ... More >>
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