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Levitation announces full 2022 lineup and schedule

Austin’s Levitation festival runs October 27-30 with OSEES, King Gizzard, JAMC, The Black Angels, Trail of Dead, Godspeed, Protomartyr, Os Mutantes, Moon Duo and lots more.

Tour news: Fousheé, The Black Angels, WILLOW, Rakim, Omni / Automatic, more

Plus: Metronomy, LCD Soundsystem, Muse, Numero Group’s 20th Anniversary party, and more tour and festival news.

Levitation 2021 lineup: Thundercat, Japanese Breakfast, Black Angels, The Hives, more

Levitation fest happens Halloween Weekend in Downtown Austin and the 2021 lineup also includes Tinariwen, Chicano Batman, Red Fang, Nothing, Ty Segall’s Fuzz, Black Midi, Connan Mockasin, Andy Shauf, Kikagaku Moyo, Yves Tumor, Shannon & The Clams, Shabazz Palaces, and more.

Seattle's Freakout Fest announces 2021 lineup

The 9th edition of Freakout includes performances by The Seeds, Big Business, Cedric Burnside, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Clinton Fearon, Matthew Dear, AJ Davila, and lots more.

Cold Cave remixes The Vacant Lots' "Into The Depths" (listen)

The Cold Cave remix comes on a bonus 7″ on the upcoming repress of The Vacant Lots’ 2020 album ‘Interzone‘…

Bill's Indie Basement (6/26): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Pottery, Khruangbin, Einstürzende Neubauten, Special Interest, Mikal Cronin, Art Feynman, Radical Dads and more

41 New Songs Out Today

Listen to new tracks by Jason Isbell, Jessie Ware, Rufus Wainwright, Paradise Lost, BOAT, Desire, Travis Scott/Kid Cudi, Alanis Morissette, Gary Olson (Ladybug Transistor) and more.

Susanna Hoffs, Steve Wynn, Colin Meloy, J Mascis & more pay tribute to Mazzy Star's David Roback

Anton Newcombe (Brian Jonestown Massacre), Carl Newman of The New Pornographers, Jennifer O’Connor, Craig Wedren, The Pastels, Mercury Rev and Modern Nature are among other musicians who have paid tribute to the late Mazzy Star co-founder.

Indie Basement: Best of 2019

This week in the Indie Basement: Bill’s favorite records of 2019, focusing on classic indie, college rock, and more.

Bill's Indie Basement (8/30): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week: reviews of new records by Whitney, Parsnip, and The Vacant Lots, plus Catherine Wheel’s ’Adam & Eve’ gets a vinyl reissue, and ’90s Britpop act Salad release their first album in 22 years.

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