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Oakley Hall on Popmatters

Great Oakley Hall feature on Popmatters today. Listen to "No Dreams" from I'll Follow You here. Happy Valentine's Day!   More >

10 Years of In the Aeroplane over the Sea

Neutral Milk Hotel released In the Aeroplane over the Sea ten years ago this year, and the internet is all a titter! Pitchfork dug up interviews with Jeff Mangum in 1997.   More >

Julia Rydholm's "Better late than never" Top 11!

Electrelane: No Shouts, No Calls Papercuts: Can't Go Back Shout Out Louds: Our Ill Wills Metalocalypse: Season One DVD Jens Lekman: Night Falls Over Kortedala Stars of the Lid: And Their Refinement of the Decline Steve Holy "I Gotta Brand New Girlfriend" (single) Dr.   More >

Cooking with Britt

Britt Daniel shares his favorite recipe - cinnamon toast crunch with ice cream! YUM.   More >

Don't F*ck With My Playlist!

Police: Man burns Austin station over song squabble AUSTIN — A volunteer at a community radio station set fire to the station because he was upset that his song selections for an overnight Internet broadcast were changed, police said. Paul Webster Feinstein, 24, has been charged with second-degree felony arson for the Jan.   More >

Ladybug Transistor @ The Knitting Factory!

The Ladybug Transistor Spectrum (featuring Sonic Boom of Spacemen 3) The Instruments Saturday, January 26th 2008 at The Knitting Factory 74 Leonard Street New York NY Advance tickets available now here   More >

New Arcade Fire video!

Arcade Fire have released a new video for "Black Mirror" from Neon Bible! Featuring interactive audio "toggles", and a giant head! Click here to enjoy!   More >

"Melody Day" on Ugly Betty!

Caribou's "Melody Day" will be part of the soundtrack to tonight's episode of Ugly Betty! Tune in while TV is still fresh!   More >

The Rosebuds "Push It"

The Rosebuds released a cover of Salt N' Pepa's "Push It!" Some of you may think of the skating rink, while others might remember your college dorm room, and I suppose it's possible that some of you have never heard this song, but we can all agree it kicks ass! Video above, and you can download the mp3 here! See The Rosebuds on tour this weekend! 01.16.2008 Carrboro NC Cat's Cradle 01.17.2008 Washington DC Rock & Roll Hotel 01.18.2008 Brooklyn NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 01.19.2008 Hoboken NJ Maxwell's And grab your copy of Night of the Furies here!   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists (staff): WIlson Fuller

Wilson Fuller (mailorder/digital assets manager) The Ladybug Transistor/Lucksmiths/Still Flyin'- LIVE @ Duke Coffeehouse (10/1/07) Au Revoir Simone BMFD Bowerbirds Feist The National New Magnetic Wonder Panda Bear SLGTM Springsteen St.   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists (staff): Charlotte Walton

Charlotte Walton (Chief Financial Officer) 1 Richard Hawley - Lady's Bridge 2 Club 8 - The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Dreaming 3 Iron and Wine - Shepherd's Dog 4 Bishop Allen - The Broken String 5 Great Lake Swimmers - Ongiara 6 Wilco - Sky Blue Sky 7 Little Name - How To Live and Swim 8 Loney, Dear - Loney, Noir 9 The Clientele - God Save The Clientele 10 Elliott Smith - New Moon   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists (staff): Jack Ball

Jack Ball (Production Manager/Soccer Hooligan) My top 10 music (I do have a top 10 of best soccer games of the year, but that might bore everyone.): 1.   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists (staff): Mac McCaughan

Mac McCaughan (Merge co-owner/Portastatic/Superchunk) Been fretting over Top 10s of late...a lot of great stuff came out this year and I don't think I can get it down to 10! And as usual I'm including no Merge releases, which I naturally listened to more than anything without too much analyzing, these kept making their way back into the player over and over this year: Dirty Projectors - Rise Above Feist - The Reminder Panda Bear - Person Pitch New Pornographers - Challengers Bill Callahan - Woke On a Whaleheart Shins - Wincing the Night Away The National - Boxer Bruce Springsteen - Magic Robert Wyatt - Comicopera Okkervil River - The Stage Names and all tied for #11...: Tracey Thorn - Out of the Woods Bishop Allen - The Broken String Caetano Veloso - Ce LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver Kevin Drew - Spirit If... Robert Plant / Allison Krauss - Raising Sand Stars - In Our Bedroom After the War Loney Dear - Loney Noir Majik Markers - Boss Wilco - Sky Blue Sky Man o' man like I said too much great stuff to narrow it down! And surpsingly "indie" when I look at it now -- a great year for indie rock whatever that means, and i think you do.   More >

Charity Auction ending soon!

Thanks so much to everyone who donated items, helped spread the word and bid on our charity auction this year! We've raised over $2000 for Oxfam America and The Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina. We put up the last three items to close out this year's auction.   More >

Wye Oak Live!

In addition to our big announcement regarding Wye Oak, we thought you might like a sneak peak at their live prowess! Catch them on the road beginning this weekend! Tour dates here!   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists: Ross Flournoy

Ross Flournoy from The Broken West shares his favorite releases of 2007 ("in no particular order"): LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga The Clientele - God Save the Clientele Broken Social Scene presents Kevin Drew - Spirit If... Okkervil River - The Stage Names Oakley Hall - I'll Follow You Iron & Wine - The Shepard's Dog Neil Young - Live at Massey Hall The National - Boxer Trans Am - Sex Change The Broken West plan to head into the studio early in 2008 and hope to have a new album ready by the fall.   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists: Ivan Howard

Ivan Howard of The Rosebuds chimes in with his personal Top 10 List Of Musical Events of 2007: Here is my Top 10 List Of Musical Events for me in 2007.   More >

Oakley Hall Daytrotter Session!

Oakley Hall recently stopped in to the Daytrotter studios to record four songs previously found on I'll Follow You and Gypsum Strings! Take a listen HERE! And did we mention the Charity Auction is still happening? Arcade Fire and Essex Green swag is up now!   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists: Daniel Bejar

Dan Bejar has a new Destroyer album on the way in 2008 - Trouble In Dreams will be released on March 18th - but here a a few of his favorite things from 2007: Frog Eyes - Tears Of The Valedictorian Cass McCombs - Dropping The Writ Bill Callahan - Woke On A Waleheart Robert Wyatt - Comicopera Robert Pollard - Coast to Coast Carpet of Love The Clientele - God Save The Clientele Babyshambles - Shotter's Nation Plush - Take A Chance (video); I Sing Silence (rough mix) Devon Williams - A Truce/Elevator (7") Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover   More >