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September 4th, 2012
Have you been busy streaming The Vaccines’ new album Come Of Age on our First Spin page? Well here’s a bonus Vaccines song for you – a Taylor Swift cover! In their recent BBC session, the UK indie rockers cover the new Swift single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, but put their own […]
August 30th, 2012
The Vaccines have only been together for two years, but they seem to have struck something with their second album, Come of Age. Like the title might suggest, it’s unknown as to whether the band has grown up personally, but they’ve definitely developed musically between albums. Come of Age pulls from some of the band’s […]
June 22nd, 2012
Capitalizing on a breakout 2011, English indie rockers The Vaccines will be releasing their sophomore album, The Vaccines Come Of Age, on September 4. Preceding that, however, the band have prepped a brand new, free live EP featuring recent single “Tiger Blood,” as well as their debut single “Wreckin’ Bar (Ra Ra Ra)” and their […]
November 25th, 2011
There’s something really great about this music video for “Tiger Blood.” Maybe it’s the vintage-looking visuals, or the behind-the-scenes footage of the band, or maybe it’s the fact that The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. produced the track. Either way, this short two-minute video is worth watching. “Tiger Blood” is from The Vaccines’ upcoming 7″, which […]
October 19th, 2011
Two weeks ago UK buzz band The Vaccines released a cool video for their new single “Wetsuit,” which used thousands of fan-shot Instagram pics. Well, turns out that song will now be released as a double A-side single along with this brand new one, “Tiger Blood.” Fans of The Strokes, take note: guitarist Albert Hammond […]
October 6th, 2011
English rockers The Vaccines have tapped into the photographic zeitgeist for their new video, “Wetsuit.” The band asked their fans to submit photos from festivals using Instagram, the online program that softens and fades photos to make them all retro-looking. Well, they received more than 3000 pics, which they then gave to director Poppy de […]
August 30th, 2011
One week away from kicking off their North American tour with Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines have been forced to cancel all of their dates. Frontman Justin Young posted a blog on the band’s website, saying he needs to undergo a third surgery on his throat, adding, “This allows me to have eight weeks of the […]
July 7th, 2011
The Avalanches dig up Stereolab remix, prep ten-year anniversary deluxe edition of Since I Left You… Girls unveil new album, Father, Son, Holy Ghost… The Vaccines announce North American Tour with Tennis as support… The Pains of Being Pure At Heart map out fall tour with Twin Sister, will play in-store at Toronto’s Sonic Boom… […]
May 30th, 2011
Two years ago, Toronto’s Fucked Up shocked a lot of people when they took home the Polaris Music Prize for their 2008 album The Chemistry of Common Life. But the band’s ten-year evolution from a basement-playing, hardcore band to a nearly-mainstream-accepted visionary punk band has led to this latest statement of theirs: David Comes To […]