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INTERVIEW: Kat Robichaud (Kat Robichaud And The Darling Misfits)

Infectious Magazine recently caught up with glam rocker Kat Robichaud, the mastermind behind Kat Robichaud and the Darling Misfits. We discussed all the details of her forthcoming self-titled album (continue reading for the release date), her thoughts on the Spotify revenue debates, the possibility of playing some shows with an old friend from The Voice, and much more.  Please follow and like us:

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GUEST BLOG: The Best Guitar Solos Of The Last 10 Years

There is a joke that gets passed around between my friends and fellow music makers that usually starts with an Instagram or Facebook photo of high-quality synthesizers, sequencers, or other non-guitar instruments and a caption that reads, “guitars are dead.” What inevitably follows is a long and laughable string of comments from the legions of rock lovers who must stand up in defense of the all-powerful six-stringed instrument that has been a mainstay in music for as long as any of us can remember. Let’s face it, guitars aren’t dead,…

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PLAYLIST: Growing Up Marissa

Hi there! My name is Marissa, and I have been writing for and living the dream with Infectious Magazine since February. I have always known that journalism was the right path for me, and I cannot thank Angela Mastrogiacomo enough for giving me this opportunity to combine my passion for writing and music by joining the team. Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Cloud Nothings ‘Here and Nowhere Else’

It took Cloud Nothings five years and three albums to finally perfect the melodic schizophrenia captured on Here and Nowhere Else—an 8-track compilation of fast guitars, amplified drum loops and dazed-out melodies. Produced by John Congleton, who has worked with the likes of Dismemberment Plan and St. Vincent, the Cleveland trio ditch the sloppy aggressive song style of its 2012 groundbreaking LP Attack on Memory to revamp its sound into a 32-minute tightly wound, classic garage rock set list. Nevertheless, despite the clean cuts, the album is jam packed with twists and turns…

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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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Primavera Sound 2014 Festival Lineup Announced

The Primavera Sound Festival takes place from May 29-31 at Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona, Spain, with events around the city in the days before and after. The full lineup has now been announced by way of a film, Line-Up, which the festival shared online and in theaters. Watch the video after the jump. In addition to headliners Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, and the Pixies, the Primavera lineup features the newly reunited Slowdive, Nine Inch Nails, Kendrick Lamar, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the National, Queens of the Stone Age,  Television playing Marquee Moon, Volcano Choir, St. Vincent, Majical Cloudz, Sky Ferreira, Julia…

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WATCH: The National FT. St. Vincent Live

Last night The National played a hometown show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. They started off with a little surprise. Annie Clark, also known as St. Vincent, performed backup vocals for their song “This Is The Last Time.” You can view tour dates and buy concert tickets here. You can watch the fan-recorded video after the drop.   Please follow and like us:

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David Byrne And St. Vincent ‘Brass Tactics’ Free Download

David Byrne and St. Vincent are commemorating their collaborative record Love This Giant by releasing their Brass Tactics EP for FREE! There are 5 tracks. “Cissus,” the first track, is a previously unreleased collaborative song. There are also 2 remixes and 2 live recordings. The first remix is “I Should Watch TV”, the second is “Lighting”. The first of the live recordings is St. Vincent’s” Marrow” and the second is the Talking Heads’ “Road to Nowhere.” Download the EP over at Pitchfork by following this link! ! Don’t forget to check out their summer tour…

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The National’s Upcoming Album To Feature Guest Vocalists

According to drummer Brian Devendorf, The National’s upcoming LP, Trouble Will Find Me, will feature guest vocals from Sufjan Stevens, Richard Reed Parry of The Arcade Fire, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, and Nona Marie Invie of Dark Dark Dark. The album is set to be released on May 21. You can check out an interview excerpt after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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