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Tour Dates Announced for The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers have announced tour dates this spring and summer for their album Brill Bruisers released last year. The indie-rock band from Vancouver, Canada  will be starting their tour at Sasquatch! Music Festival May 22, and they’ll be wrapping up their tour July 19 at Pitchfork Music Festival. Read more to see the list of dates. You can purchase a CD and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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GUEST BLOG: Paradigm Shift

It had been a long time since I watched the movie Almost Famous, written and directed by Cameron Crowe, and I happened onto it on Netflix the other day. I barely remembered it but at the time I watched it, I don’t remember being particularly moved. I was coming off three years of touring in the Jam Band Circuit with the Boulder band Zuba and wasn’t interested in a movie about life on the road with a band. Now that some years have passed, I can sit back and enjoy…

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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Pitchfork Music Festival Adds To 2014 Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival recently added St. Vincent, Danny Brown, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Real Estate, Schoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt, Cloud Nothings and more to the 2014 lineup. They will join headliners Beck, Kendrick Lamar and Neutral Milk Hotel. You can check out the full lineup and schedule after the jump. The festival will take place from July 18-20 in Chicago. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 Tickets On Sale Now

The Pitchfork Music Festival has just begun selling their regular tickets. Early-bird passes (good for three days) are going for $110, and once those sell out, three day tickets will be $130. Single-day passes will be sold for $60. It will take place on July 18-20. The festival’s lineup has not been announced yet, but should be excellent if last year’s is anything to go by. To learn more click here. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Touché Amoré ‘Is Survived By’

Touché Amoré’s new album ‘Is Survived By’ is currently streaming via Pitchfork Advance. The album is set to release on September 24, but you can stream it here. You can buy concert tickets for their upcoming fall tour or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Body/Head ‘Coming Apart’

Body/Head, made up of Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and Bill Nace, are streaming their double-album, Coming Apart, on Pitchfork. The album will be in stores September 10. You can stream it here. You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Volcano Choir “Comrade”

Volcano Choir, otherwise known as Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver’s other band, has a new album coming out in a couple of weeks titled, Repave. The band released a music video for the album’s first single,“Byegone,” back in July, and today they have treated us to yet another track from Repave, “Comrade.” Check out the audio for “Comrade” as it is paired up with video of Vernon’s April Base Studios, put together by Dan Huiting of Pitchfork.tv, after the jump. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like…

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Death Grips Dropped Out Of Lollapalooza Lineup, Cancels Upcoming Shows

The experimental noise -rap duo from Sacramento, CA was scheduled to play an official Lollapalooza after show in Chicago on August 3rd, but the group never showed. After the scheduled opening performance, fans of the duo were treated to a giant Gmail screenshot of a suicide note displayed on stage, a single drum kit, and one of the band’s handlers backstage pressing “play” on pre-recorded music.  According to the website Pitchfork, the suicide note, which was reportedly written by a Death Grip’s fan was transcribed by Reddit user jadesaddiction. It…

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