Nine Inch Nails: Live at Lollapalooza 2013 (Video)

Photo by Rob Sheridan -
Photo by Rob Sheridan –

Nine Inch Nails putting out a new record and touring is beyond exciting for me.  I wasn’t ready to “wave goodbye,” and so I’m stoked that NIN is not only back, but back in top form.  And if you’re not excited, yet, I think this might help…This morning, courtesy of Spin, we can watch NIN’s entire set from Lollapalooza 2013.  Enjoy!

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Balto: “Airplanes” Video

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Our old pals in Balto recently shot and released a stirring and thought-provoking video for “Airplanes” from their excellent Monuments EP.  Frontman Dan Sheron wrote to call my attention to the release, and here’s how he describes the video:

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Au Revoir Simone: “Somebody Who” Video.


Brooklyn trio Au Revoir Simone have released a video for “Somebody Who” off their forthcoming (Sept. 23rd) Instant Records release Move In Spectrums.  French site Konbini, which premiered the clip, writes of the video: “Aujourd’hui marque le retour du trio angelique.” [Today marks the return of the angelic trio.]

I couldn’t agree more.

Balto: Monuments (EP)


Way back in September, Daniel Sheron of Balto wrote to announce the arrival of Monuments, the band’s follow-up to 2011’s October’s Road.  In his letters, Daniel stressed that the album was a new direction for Balto – a step forward for him and the band.  Given how much I loved October’s Road, this was certainly intriguing.  In one e-mail, he wrote:

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Mix-Tape Monday: Christmas Edition!


Well, it’s that time of year again… and I’m sure that you’re just as sick of Christmas music as I am!  Fortunately, there are a lot of excellent, non-traditional songs that don’t suck to help us save the day from the “Jingle Bell Rock” and… well, whatever the hell it was Paul McCartney was thinking.  (I mean, seriously.)

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