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Boston Calling Announces Block Party Series

Boston’s favorite spring/summer festival, Boston Calling has not only announced a killer lineup for this Memorial Day Weekend, they’ve also announced that their Block Party Series is back this year, and kicks off TODAY May 7th. The party happens every Thursday evening from 5pm-8pm through September 17th. The 21+ event will be held at Dewey Square, with one show a month returning to Summer Street Plaza in Downtown Crossing. Check out the initial lineup below, and keep up with future announcements HERE. Don’t forget to catch Beck, Tame Impala, The…

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UPDATE: Tame Impala To Release Another Song From New Album

Just when we thought we heard the the last new song that would be shared from Tame Impala‘s upcoming album Currents before it’s official release date, frontman Kevin Parker has surprised us yet again. In New Zealand, another song off their much-anticipated album called “Eventually” has been released on iTunes–which means that it’s not far off from being available in this country. To check out the preview, just scroll to the bottom of the iTunes store, change the country to New Zealand, and you’ll be able to search and listen to the…

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PREMIERE: Battlehooch “Carry Me Upstream” Music Video

You’re gonna love this one. If you’re into artists like Beck, Foxygen, and Tame Impala, you simply can not miss San Francisco based psych-rockers, Battlehooch when they come to the East Coast this April 24th-May 1st. And if their brand new video for “Carry Me Upstream” is any indication of their live show presence, all we can say is, we feel bad for those of you not living on the east coast right now. Check out the brand new video, along with their tour dates below. And for those of you on…

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WATCH: Live Stream of Coachella 2015

Whether you live out of state, didn’t get tickets in time, didn’t have money to get tickets, or genuinely don’t want to go to Coachella (that’s me), you can live stream the music festival from the comfort of your personal computer. The streaming of the festival, via T-Mobile and Youtube, started yesterday and will continue through this Sunday. Streaming starts at 3:30 each day. You can check out the live stream on youtube here or via the streaming site here. (Warning, the streaming site doesn’t seem to be working for…

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WATCH: Tame Impala Live Performance of Two New Songs

Tame Impala played at the Fox Theater in Ponoma, CA last night and performed two of their new songs from their upcoming album Currents. This is the first live debut of the songs “Let It Happen” and “‘Cause I’m a Man.” Check out the live videos and setlist after the jump! The crowd goes crazy as they recognize the new hit from the band. While the release date for Currents isn’t official yet, we can only hope that it won’t be too long until we can hear what else they’ve been working on! For…

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Tame Impala Announces New Album and Releases Single “’Cause I’m A Man”

Since Tame Impala‘s critically acclaimed 2012 album Lonerism, listeners have anxiously been waiting for something big from the band, and last night they got it. The Australian psych-rock band revealed last night, via Facebook, the album art for their latest LP titled Currents. Additionally, the group also put out a new single titled “’Cause I’m A Man”, which you can listen to if you make the jump. Currents will be the third studio-album by Tame Impala, set to release later this year, and it will be the first released on Interscope, their new…

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Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup

Spring has sprung again, and thus Outside Lands has released its 2015 lineup. The 3-day festival will take place August 7-9th in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year boasts a headlining group of Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, and Wilco. This will be the 8th year of the festival, which has hosted the likes of Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Metallica, Muse, Pearl Jam, Radio Head, and Arcade Fire. Read more to check out the rest of the 2015 lineup. If you…

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STREAM: Tame Impala “Let It Happen”

Alternative band Tame Impala shared a new song of theirs yesterday on their website. The new song, “Let It Happen,” is almost eight minutes long and is their first release since their 2012 album Lonerism, however the song is so epic that the long wait doesn’t even matter. It’s release has promised an amazing album that will hopefully be released soon! Listen to the song after the jump and let us know what you think. Tame Impala also announced via Twitter that their tickets for their upcoming tour would be available tomorrow Friday, March…

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PLAYLIST: Psychedelic Pop (By Battlehooch)

There’s few bands right now as on point, put together, and yet wildly all over the place as San Francisco’s Battlehooch. I know, I’m not making much sense. But when you take a listen to the band’s latest psychedelic pop gem, Wink I think you’ll see exactly what I mean: Wink (EP 2014) by Battlehooch They’re a band with an incredibly tight sound, playing music that pretty much begs you to just let loose and enjoy the music. Naturally, with influences including Beck, Tame Impala, and Foxygen, we couldn’t wait…

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Best Of 2013: Albums, Concerts, Unsigned Bands To Watch

Every year, Infectious’ staff put together our “Best of” lists to bring you our favorite albums, concerts, and recommend unsigned bands from 2013. This year, we are pleased to bring you our tops, including A Day To Remember, Fall Out Boy, Frank Turner, and more. Check it out below, and don’t forget to purchase a CD or buy concert tickets from each band’s website. Check out our best live shots of 2013 here. Please follow and like us:

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