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Watch Jamie xx’s Imaginative New Video for ‘Sleep Sound’

“Music is a medium formed by silence and sound,” Jamie xx writes in his latest video for “Sleep Sound.” “Here we explore how music can be created by only having silence and creating sound with the use of imagination.”

04/11/2014

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Coachella’s Non-Stop Dance Party Reaches Beyond The Sahara Tent

Major Lazer, New Order and Janelle Monae exemplify the non-stop dance vibes that permeate the entire Coachella festival, from the main stage to the new and intimate Yuma tent.

KROQ-FM–04/21/2013

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Coachella Festival Grows

Just when you thought the Southern California festival couldn’t get any larger, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice have announced a series of intimate concerts featuring a wide variety of festival artists performing at intimate venues around event […]

02/25/2013

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Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup: Mumford & Sons, Paul McCartney, Macklemore, Tom Petty, Passion Pit & More

Making the announcement via an online live “megathon,” Weird Al Yankovic revealed the line-up for this year’s Bonnaroo music festival, featuring such acts as Mumford & Sons, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the […]

02/19/2013

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Sasquatch! 2013 Festival Lineup Announced: Mumford And Sons, Macklemore, Vampire Weekend & More

The 2013 festival season continues to heat up with the line-up announcement for this year’s Sasquatch! Festival (yes, the exclamation point is part of the name), with Mumford and Sons, the Postal Service, Macklemore & […]

02/05/2013

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Coachella 2013 Line-Up Announced

After weeks of mounting anticipation, the line-up for Coachella 2013 has finally been revealed.

KROQ-FM–01/24/2013

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Governors Ball Line-up Announced: New York On Heightened Indie Rock Alert

Time to cash in those airlines miles and reserve your flight to New York’s hipster heaven; while West Coast music obsessives are so thirsty for this year’s Coachella line-up that fans are creating fake newspaper […]

01/23/2013

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2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 16 Good Enough To Download)

Perusing the countless rock records that came down the pike in 2012, we’ve sifted through the rest to bring you the year’s ten best full-length releases, including revived ’90s rockers, new school acoustic folk heroes and a bombastic future-rock band from Britain.

KROQ-FM–12/19/2012

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The xx Radically Rework Wham!’s “Last Christmas”

Moody UK outfit the xx have taken an old song by Wham! and made it their own during a recent radio appearance in England. It’s pretty cool.

12/18/2012

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Cyber Monday Music Deals You Can’t Afford To Miss

With Cyber Monday’s retail sales estimated to be the biggest online shopping day in history, alternative rock acts have jumped on board the 24 hour sale, discounting albums, tour merchandise, even booty shorts.

11/26/2012

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