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Buzzcocks song in new McDonalds ad (Morrissey not happy about it)

"In the words of another Buzzcocks song: oh shit..."

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Mac Sabbath is a fast food themed Black Sabbath tribute band (pics from their show at London’s Brooklyn Bowl)

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There are lots of high-concept tribute acts out there. You may have seen Tragedy, NYC's all-metal Bee Gees tribute band, Lez Zeppelin, the all-girl Led Zeppelin cover band or, say, The PIzza Underground...

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McDonald’s throwing SXSW party (yay), Ex Cops tear into them for not paying the bands that will play

SXSW starts in a couple weeks and if you've been recently or read about it or seen pictures, you know that corporate branding is omnipresent there...

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Crystal Stilts releasing EP on Sacred Bones, touring (MP3, dates)

DOWNLOAD: Crystal Stilts - "Dark Eyes" (MP3)

Speaking of Sacred Bones, the label has posted a new Crystal Stilts track from the band's forthcoming Radiant Door EP (out via Sacred Bones on 11/15)...

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Metronomy, American Royalty, Twin Sister, Sonny & the Sunsets, Night Beats, Craft Spells, Avi Buffalo & more in This Week in Indie


Jawbox-related bands playing shows (BELLS, Gordon Withers, Office of Future Plans, Title Tracks)

Bells at Cake Shop, photo by Caspar Newbolt

BELLS (mems Jawbox/Oxford Collapse) will play Bruar Falls on July 30th as part of a "rock and roil CRAB BOIL" at the venue...

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Archers of Loaf, Mr. Dream, Art Brut, Mazes, Sic Alps, Iceage, Sundays @ The Seaport & more in This Week in Indie

DOWNLOAD: Archers of Loaf - What Did You Expect? (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Art Brut - "Lost Weekend" (MP3)

Archers of Loaf @ Sasquach 2011 (more by Josh Darr)

This weekend marks the return of '90s indie legends Archers of Loaf who play Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday (6/25, sold out) and Webster Hall on Sunday (6......

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Amor de Días, not Popfest, BNLX, Cymbals Eat Guitars, album & book tribute shows, Cheeseburger, Beige & more in This Week in Indie

DOWNLOAD: Amor de Días - Bunhill Fields (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Damon & Naomi - "Walking Backwards" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Damon & Naomi - "Shadow Boxing" (M4A)
DOWNLOADBNLX - Burn the Boats (MP3)
DOWNLOADBNLX - Garbage Strike (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Beige - Folds (MP3)

This weekend is dominated, for me at least are here this weekend, playing Knitting Factory on Sunday (5/22) opening for Damon & Naomi. We've got...

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Cocorosie, Princeton, White Mystery, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dirty Beaches, Savoir Adore & other shows

Cocorosie @ MHOW in 2010 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Brooklyn venue Glasslands have booked a pretty impressive list of upcoming shows this month and next...

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Swell Maps’ Jowe Head playing 3 shows w/ all-star indie backing band & friends

Former Swell Maps and Television Personalities member Jowe Head, who you may have heard guest DJing recently on WFMU, is in NYC this week for three shows: Wednesday (4/20) at Rock Shop, Friday (4/22) at Bruar Falls, and Saturday (4/23) at Cake Shop...

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