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Music, All Shook Down Last Night in Photos: TV on the Radio at the Fox Oakland

Last Night in Photos: TV on the Radio at the Fox Oakland

TV on the Radio Thee Oh Sees Sept. 27, 2011 TV on the Radio came to the Fox Oakland last night, delivering its forward-leaning blend of lolling, synth-driven modern rock and wailing, otherworldy vocals. Photographer Joseph Schell was there…
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Music, All Shook Down TV on the Radio Recasts Songs, Energizes Crowd at the Independent

TV on the Radio Recasts Songs, Energizes Crowd at the Independent

TV on the Radio IO ECHOTuesday, May 10, 2011@ The IndependentBetter than: Must See TV What's great about a TV on the Radio show? Well, there's the fact, for better and occasionally for worse (mostly when the sound personnel aren't…
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Music, All Shook Down In Print: TV on the Radio's Apocalyptic Love, Mike Watt's World, and More

In Print: TV on the Radio's Apocalyptic Love, Mike Watt's World, and More

From SF Weekly's latest print music section:  TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light is also the first TV on the Radio album to be recorded away from the band's comfy boho surroundings in north Brooklyn. And then some:…
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Music, TV on the Radio Steps Back to Gaze at the Apocalypse

TV on the Radio Steps Back to Gaze at the Apocalypse

For a brief moment in late 2008, it felt like the clouds were parting after eight dark years, and TV on the Radio's supremely great "Golden Age" might just be heralding the start of something truly amazing. The band went…
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Music, All Shook Down R.I.P. Gerard Smith, TV on the Radio Bassist and Keyboardist

R.I.P. Gerard Smith, TV on the Radio Bassist and Keyboardist

Gerard Smith, the 36-year-old bassist and keyboardist for critically beloved Brooklyn alt-rockers TV on the Radio, passed away this morning following a struggle with lung cancer -- only a month after the band made his diagnosis with the disease public. TV…
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Music, All Shook Down Win Tickets to TV on the Radio April 30 at the Independent

Win Tickets to TV on the Radio April 30 at the Independent

Ladies and gentlemen, it is true: We have a pair of tickets to give away to TV on the Radio's show April 30 May 10* at the Independent. You know you want to go. And if you don't, well, let…
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Music, All Shook Down 'Fuck Zooey Deschanel': 10 Great Quotes From SXSW 2011

'Fuck Zooey Deschanel': 10 Great Quotes From SXSW 2011

No surprise that SXSW -- a four-day confab of cool kids, corporate sleaze, would-be famous people, and free booze -- leads to some pretty outrageous jaw-flapping. Here, 10 of the most memorable quotes we heard at SXSW this year."I…
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Music, All Shook Down Tonight: Free Lichens In-Store at Aquarius Records

Tonight: Free Lichens In-Store at Aquarius Records

If you're taking a pre-happy hour totter through the Mission this evening after work, you should probably stop in to visit darling indie-esoterica purveyors Aquarius Records and catch a free in-store set from Lichens, the otherworldly drone project of one…
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Watch TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek Get Chased By A Dragon

After releasing a few highly touted albums with his band TV on the Radio, and producing a couple more for the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Scarlett Johansen, and Foals, Dave Sitek must find it difficult to distance himself from…
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Music, Hear This Show preview: Glitch Mob

Show preview: Glitch Mob

After the Glitch Mob got started, the TV on the Radio–remixing L.A. trio's tour rider included an unusual requirement: permission to perform very close to its audience, so as to maximize the sense of rhapsodic chaos. Although that clause got…
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Music, All Shook Down The Ghosts of Outside Lands Past

The Ghosts of Outside Lands Past

Now that this year's Outside Lands lineup has been released in full and stayed true to its lil-bit-hippie-lil-bit-hip-hop roots and the folk vs. funk vibe, will you be forking over some coin when the tickets go on sale tomorrow? How…
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Music, Outside Lands Picks Part 1: Five Ways to a Fitter You

Outside Lands Picks Part 1: Five Ways to a Fitter You

Download your menu for the Outside Lands(Right click or option-click the link and choose "Save As" to download this file.) If Coachella is for backpackers and Bonnaroo is for hippies, then who shall inherit Outside Lands, San Francisco's giant summer…
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Music, All Shook Down Ocote Soul Sounds Plays SF, Berkeley this Weekend

Ocote Soul Sounds Plays SF, Berkeley this Weekend

It's hard to keep up with all the various offshoots of the Daptone/Antibalas Brooklyn funk nexus, we know--from El Michels Affair to Bronx River Parkway to the Budos Band to Ocote Soul Sounds (who have a new record dropping…
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Music, Hear This The Golden Age of TV on the Radio

The Golden Age of TV on the Radio

Four albums into its haphazard career, TV on the Radio arrived as a cohesive unit with Dear Science. On the new album, the Brooklyn art project brings all the improbable influences from past albums — shoegaze, doo-wop, mess-aesthetics, and whatever…
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Last Night: Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 on Treasure Island

Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 Treasure Island September 20, 2008 Better Than: Spending all day Saturday drinking on the couch listening to music on your laptop. Words by Melissa Baron, Photos by Christopher Victorio Big music festivals can…
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Music, TV on the Radio bring new levity to Treasure Island

TV on the Radio bring new levity to Treasure Island

TV on the Radio guitarist Kyp Malone is trying to explain the ins and outs of negotiating success as he walks down the street in his South Williamsburg neighborhood. "It's what all my friends have been trying for, as long…
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Music, Reviewed Subtle

Subtle

Subtle has built a steady reputation for crafting progressive style-melds. Under that moniker, masterminds Adam "Doseone" Drucker and Jeffrey "Jel" Logan aim to satisfy their hip-hop jones throughout Subtle's amalgamation of indie rock, industrial, and electronic sounds. They've miraculously pulled…
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Music, Reviewed Celebration

Celebration

The kaleidoscopic cover of Celebration's The Modern Tribe features an image of a chorus line straight out of the notebook of Hollywood choreographer and director Busby Berkeley. While the music inside isn't quite as over-the-top as the illustration suggests, the…
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Music, Hear This TV on the Radio: no one dislikes these dudes

TV on the Radio: no one dislikes these dudes

Brooklyn quintet TV on the Radio is the loft party no one expected to get so poppin'. Producer Dave Sitek's re-amped analog skronks are bleary, baptism-by-firewater affairs, ensembles as fricative as close-talker conversation in an overcrowded hallway. Themes of lost…
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Music, Let's Get Killed The snorification of indie rock

The snorification of indie rock

"When did indie rock get so boring?" That was the question posed by my fellow showgoer at Noise Pop's opening-night bash once Tapes 'n' Tapes launched into their set. And I hate to say it, but he was right. Here…
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