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Iggy Azalea Performs New Song With Charli XCX

It wasn’t a good week for Australian pop star Iggy Azalea as news of a sex tape and a lawsuit continue to surface the web. In hopes of counteracting the bad vibes, Iggy performed a couple of new songs at a show in the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London a few nights ago.

The highlighted song is entitled “Beg For It,” and it features Charli XCX, who was also featured on her summer radio hit, “Fancy.” She also performed a track entitled “Cheeks” that was supposedly for her debut album during the same show. You can listen to …

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Fugazi To Release Demo Compilation From 1988

November 18 of this year marks a special day for fans of hardcore quintet Fugazi. Dischord Records has announced that they will officially be releasing First Demo, a compilation of eleven tracks the band had recorded at Inner Ear Studio in 1988 for the sake of finding out what their music sounded like on tape. Their State of The Union compilation from ’89 contained “In Defense Of Humans” and since then has been the only track officially released from those eleven.

The record label also announced that the release of First Demo will coincide with the completion of the …

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Manchester Orchestra Release New Live Video For “Top Notch”

Manchester Orchestra have just released a new, professionally shot live video for their song “Top Notch,” the first single off of their first record of 2014, COPE. This video showcases the band’s extraordinary stage presence and the audience’s unwavering energy. You can watch the video below.

If you missed it, Manchester Orchestra have also recently surprised fans with the release of COPE‘s alternate version, entitled HOPE. You can read more about HOPE and the accompanying shows ManO is playing in support of the record here.…

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Watch Slow Club Perform An Acoustic Version Of “Wanderer Wandering”

Slow Club have released a wonderful acoustic rendition of their beautiful track, “Wanderer Wandering.”

The British duo released their third album, Complete Surrender, this past July on Wichita Records and receieved high praise from Pitchfork, NPR, Buzzfeed, Paste, and many more.

The acoustic experience for “Wanderer Wandering” fits perfectly with the original track, completing the sparse atmosphere with quiet and calm, illuminating the track to new sonic atmospheres.

Follow us after the jump to experience “Wanderer Wandering” acoustically, and be sure to check here to see if the band is playing in your area.…

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Wild Cub Release New Music Video For “Colour,” Remix For Bastille’s “Oblivion”

Wild Cub have released a new music for their bright track, “Colour,” as well as a remix for Bastille’s track, “Oblivion.”

Wild Cub’s Youth came out last January via Mom+Pop Records, and since then the band has performed on Conan, as well as extensively touring.

The band plans to release a limited edition Colour 10-inch single on October 28, again off of Mom+Pop Records. The release will feature a radio version of “Colour,” as well as Jensen Sportag remix of “Thunder Clatter.” Be sure to grab the 10-inch on the band’s tour dates, and in select stores.

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EDITORIAL: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Still Changing America 10 Years Later

It’s September 2004. According to American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, the top song in the nation is Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me.” Pitchfork’s favorite record is Arcade Fire’s Funeral. Hellboy is dominating the box office. The Boston Red Sox are gearing up to win its first World Series title in 86 years. President George W. Bush is hot on the campaign trail for what would be his re-election into a second term of Presidency. America is begging for a hard kick in the balls.

American Idiot strapped on its steel-toed boots and gave the U.S of A. a …

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Watch The Trailer For Tim Burton’s Upcoming Film, ‘Big Eyes’

Tim Burton is known for movies that are over the top and larger than life. Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Edward Scissorhands are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to his directing career. While those are some of the first movies you might think of when considering his works, they do not define his entire repertoire. In fact, he has taken part in an upcoming movie that may shake up your expectations of what he has to offer. His latest directorial effort is Big Eyes – a biographical drama based on Walter and Margaret Keane’s …

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Noah Gundersen To Sell New EP Exclusively On Upcoming Tour

Noah Gundersen was in the studio last month recording tracks for a brand new LP. Yesterday he announced that he will also be releasing a short five song EP that he recorded while he was in the studio. The EP consists of four new acoustic tracks and an acoustic cover. The catch? The EP will only be available for purchase at Gundersen’s upcoming fall tour, which kicks off Vancouver, BC October 12. You can check out his announcement below the jump.

For a full list of those upcoming tour dates, and to purchase tickets, you can head on over to …

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Foo Fighters Announce South American Tour Dates

According to Consequence of Sound, Foo Fighters have announced a new run of South American tour dates for January 2015.

The dates, which include shows in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina, come directly after the anticipated release of Sonic Highways, which is due out Dec. 10 on Roswell Records. The announcement of the new dates comes just a week after the band played a string of three UK “secret” shows under the moniker The Holy Shits.

While South America gets Foo’s attention for early 2015, the rest of us in North America can only wait patently until …

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SURPRISE: Mime Game Drop New EP With Song Featuring Chris Conley

Newly re-defined duo Mime Game dropped a seductive new three-song EP yesterday to fans’ pleasant surprise. The record, which shows the band in a never-before-heard electronic driven direction, features Saves The Day frontman Chris Conley on the opening and title track, “Burn.” The Burn EP is a shocking, yet stimulating juxtaposition from the band best known for creating illustrious and definitive guitar-driven alternative rock numbers.

Sometimes shaking up a sound really is for the better — the songs still have the addictive quality singer Dillon DeVoe, who also formerly fronted Josephine Collective, is known to produce. The EP comes off …

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Mae Expand ‘The Everglow’ 10th Anniversary Tour

Remember back in June when Mae announced they would be hitting the stage again for the first time in years? Yeah, it’s hard to forget. The Virginia act are touring in the beginning of 2015 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their staple album, The Everglow. While they originally only had three dates listed, the band have expanded the tour, adding several more.

In addition to Philly, New York City, and Virginia, Mae will be stopping by Millvale, PA and Worcester, MA in the first two weeks of January, as well. It looks like there’s some space in there for …

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LIVE REVIEW: Riot Fest Denver (Day 1)

I missed Riot Fest 2013, and to be honest I spent the first six months after it took place kicking myself for having not attended. When the 2014 installment was unveiled, I knew this would be the year I finally made the trek. Chicago was my first choice, but due to some family related issues that came up in August I ultimately settled on booking a flight, hotel, and car for one in order to enjoy Riot Fest from the parking lot of Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO.

My journey began as great adventures do, with a far too …