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July 26th, 2011
Following their tributes to Radiohead’s OK Computer, Björk’s Post and R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People, music blog Stereogum has gathered a cast of musicians to cover The Strokes’ Is This It. Celebrating the rock’n’roll reviving album’s tenth anniversary, the tribute includes Real Estate doing “Barely Legal,” Owen Pallett tackling “Hard to Explain,” Austra attempting “Alone, [...]
July 20th, 2011
Rolling Stone once claimed that The Strokes’ fourth debut album Angles was “worth the wait” and yet fans of the 5 piece rock group may not have to wait quite as long for their next offering. Bass guitarist, Nikolai Fraiture told NME.com that yes, the rumours are true about them being back in the studio [...]
July 20th, 2011
The longtime dormant doom-y electronic duo Death In Vegas have announced they’ll release their first album in seven years on September 12th. Trans Love Energies marks the first new album by Richard Fearless and Tim Holmes since 2004′s Satan’s Circus. The album will feature vocals by Fearless as well as a guest turn by Austra [...]
July 13th, 2011
For the week of July 13, The Wedge featured videos from Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Motopony, Kurt Vile, Theophilus London, Chilly Gonzales, Hidden Cameras, Warpaint, Cold Cave, and Dead Kennedys. Arctic Monkeys The Hellcat Spangled Shalala Domino/Outside Director: Focus Creeps The Strokes Taken For A Fool Sony Director: Laurent Briet Motopony King Of Diamonds Tinyogre/Sony [...]
July 8th, 2011
For their second official single off Angles, The Strokes try to fool us (get it?) with a discombobulating performance video. Playing a revolving, woods-y stage floating in mid-air, the five members keep multiplying as they jam out the song, most notably a Star-Spangled Julian Casablancas, who just can’t get enough of the camera.
July 8th, 2011
Mogwai to release brand new EP in September that marks “a creative departure”… First four Ramones albums to be reissued on 180-gram vinyl with bonus blue-vinyl 7-inches… Diplo premiering new music via Turntable.fm… The Strokes release love version of “Taken For A Fool” featuring Elvis Costello… CSS line up North American tour.
June 21st, 2011
Portishead have compiled a two-hour mixtape to coincide with their ATP Festival in July… Dirty Projectors to begin recording new album this summer… Toronto’s Ohbijou to release new album this September… J Mascis announces North American tour, plays Canadian dates… The Strokes looking to record next album “as soon as possible.”
May 20th, 2011
Okay, so tomorrow the Rapture apparently descends upon us. And if that is the case (highly skeptical about this one, by the way), well, you might want to make a mixtape to take it all in. Some people might be looking for some life-affirming music, some might want tunes to throw a party to end [...]
Tags: blur, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Los Campesinos!, lykke li, modest mouse, nine inch nails, Pixies, Rapture, Silver Sun, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Sonic Youth, The Beta Band, The Cure, The Knife, The Sisters of Mercy, the strokes
Posted in Blog, News, The Wedge | Posted by Cam
March 25th, 2011
We waited five years for The Strokes to release their fourth album, Angles, this past Tuesday. But if we’re to believe the band, we won’t have to wait that much longer for their fifth. In an interview with UK radio station Xfm, bassist Nikolai Fraiture said The Strokes are looking to begin writing their next [...]
March 9th, 2011
For the week of March, The Wedge featured videos from Cut Copy, The Naked and Famous, Memphis, The Strokes, James Blake, Twilight Singers, Louise Burns, MLCD (My Little Cheap Dictaphone), PS I Love You, and Pennywise. Cut Copy Need You Now Modular/Universal Director: Keith Schofield The Naked and Famous Young Blood Universal Directors: Campbell Hooper [...]
Tags: Cut Copy, James Blake, Louise Burns, memphis, MLCD (My Little Cheap Dictaphone), Pennywise, PS I Love You, The Naked and Famous, the strokes, Twilight Singers
Posted in Blog, Playlist, The Wedge | Posted by Simone