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Petition aims to name ‘Paul’s Boutique’ corner to ‘Beastie Boys Square’

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New Yorker LeRoy McCarthy is on a mission to name the intersection where the Beastie Boys’ album cover for Paul’s Boutique was photographed to “Beastie Boys Square”. McCarthy, a film location scout who previously worked for a record label in Atlanta, has gathered nearly 20 signatures so far on a petition for the Beastie Boys […]

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Recapping 2013: Old Monk, A Year in Review

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NY based rock trio Old Monk stayed busy pretty this year with a handful of tracks for 2013. The band released 4 singles for their digital singles series, 3 music videos animated by singer/guitarist Josh Carrafa, and topped off the year with an original track for the 2013 Eenie Meenie Holiday Mix. We’ve gathered up […]

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Beck covers John Lennon’s “Love” for Valentines Day compilation

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Beck has just released a cover of John Lennon’s classic Plastic Ono Band-era track “Love.” The track will appear on a Hear Music/Concord Music Group compilation called Sweetheart 2014, featuring artists like Jim James, Fiona Apple, and Vampire Weekend covering songs from the lies of Bob Dylan, Harry Nilsson, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and more. […]

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Watch: Oneohtrix Point Never “Boring Angel” all-emoji music video

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Brooklyn based electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never has released a new music video for “Boring Angel” the opening track from his latest album, R Plus 7. Made entirely from emojis, this Jean Michael Boling directed video is actually quite moving. (via stereogum) Tweet

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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks of 2013

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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks of 2013 100. Factory Floor – “Fall Back” 99. Thee Oh Sees – “Toe Cutter – “Thumb Buster” 98. The Range – “Metal Swing” 97. Foxygen – “No Destruction” 96. Ty Segall – “Sleeper” 95. Swearin’ – “Dust in the Gold Sack” 94. Duke Dumont – “Need U (100%)” [ft. A*M*E] […]

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Free Download: Eenie Meenie Holiday Mix 2013

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Season’s Greetings! We’ve put together a little Holiday Mix featuring new recordings from Blue-Eyed Son, Goldenboy, Old Monk, From Bubblegum To Sky, and Twisty (Tsugumi of Old Monk). It’s a free download on soundcloud or bandcamp. Tweet

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark to be Adapted to Screen

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Remember those “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” books we all checked out from the elementary school library? Well, they bringing the stories to the big screen! After some competitive bidding, CBS Films has purchased a “Scary Stories…” script written by Saw writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. Melton and Dunstan adapt some of […]

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Flaming Lips to release a frog

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Judging by some photos posted on the Womb’s facebook, it appears the Flaming Lips are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a limited edition toy frog in a box of some sort that you’re supposed to talk to. There’s not much information about the frog so far, but apparently there are only 20 of them. A […]

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Black Flag’s Ron Reyes fired onstage and replaced by Mike Vallely

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At a recent show in Australia, Black Flag (the Greg Ginn version, not to be confused with the other FLAG) fired singer Ron Reyes on stage and replaced him with pro skateboarder, Mike Vallely. Reyes posted this statement on his facebook page, which has since been removed: On November 24th 2013 the last night of […]

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Old Monk “Volcanic Prisons” video premieres on Diffuser

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Old Monk have released a new music video for their latest single “Volcanic Prisons”. The 8-bit animated adventure premiered yesterday on Diffuser “Based in Brooklyn, Old Monk is a trio specializing in a kind of jangly indie-pop that also carries a raw spirit that brings to mind those classic garage rock 45s of the late […]

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