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Foam Castles invite you to Come Over to My House

Bitch all you want about the firehose of new music nowadays, but the lowered barriers to recording and distribution certainly do make it easier for artists to be a lot more playful in their releases.
Digital domicile
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 15, 2011
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Making sense of Contrast Eats the Slimey Green

That Two series at the Port City is great for plenty of reasons — including the cheap beer, obviously — but that gig a couple Tuesdays back with Metal Feathers opening for Spouse on the big stage pretty much justifies the whole endeavor.
Metal on metal
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 04, 2011
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WFNX's top 101 songs in 2010

WFNX listeners voted online at  wfnx.com  for six weeks to create this list of 2010's best songs.
WFNX's most popular songs in 2010
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 07, 2011
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Top 10 records of 2010

2010 was full of riches: plenty of terrific albums came down the pike. There are more pop and rock discs I want to make note of, and maybe I'll do so next week if there's room after listing the year's Top 10 jazz titles.
From button-down brainiacs to primal chic
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 24, 2010
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The Walkmen refuse to break stride

"My lord, where's the satisfaction? It's all uphill for me," croons Hamilton Leithauser in "Victory," a standout track from the Walkmen's new Lisbon (Fat Possum), and a perfect example of the sort of musty and swelling anthems the New York band — who c
Slow and steady
By MICHAEL GRIMES  |  October 01, 2010
[live review] Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Dum Dum Girls @ Pavilion 09.12.10

[live review] Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Dum Dum Girls @ Pavilion 09.12.10


Another take on Sunday's indie-palooza at the Bank of America Pavilion with Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Dum Dum Girls. Check out Alex Cavallo's Phlipcam...
By Jonathan Donaldson  |  September 16, 2010


[phlipcam video] Vampire Weekend and Beach House @ the Pavilion


Vampire Weekend--Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa The weather was fittingly inclement for the last show of the summer at the Bank of America Pavilion last night....
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  September 13, 2010
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Into the weird

No, it's not your imagination: things are getting smaller. Or at least, it seems that way in the funhouse-mirror world of modern music, where the semi-demise of the major-label factory has colluded with the anti-star obsession of the underground to pro
Welcome to our many small worlds
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 05, 2010
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Born Ruffians | Say It

Over the past half of Warp’s robust 20-year run, the label’s enduring legacy as a vanguard force in electronic music has drifted as its tastes have gone positively eclectic. The mixed-media future folk of Bibio, the experimental soul of Jamie Lidell, th
Warp (2010)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 28, 2010

VIDEO: Vampire Weekend, "Holiday"


This is actually pretty clever. Vampire Weekend have been dogged from the first by people who think there's something wrong with their preppy fashion taste,...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 27, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #71 - Vampire Weekend

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #71 - Vampire Weekend


You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here! #71 - Vampire Weekend     Today...its Vampire WeekendBy...
By MorningIntern  |  May 24, 2010


Coachella 2010:  The Vampire Weekend Interview

Coachella 2010: The Vampire Weekend Interview


Ezra and Chris sat on the couch to chat about Bravo and "Contra" with Keith and Fletcher.DOWNLOAD:  WFNX Coachella Vampire Weekend Interview.mp3 To download podcast,...
By Fletcher  |  April 16, 2010
VIDEO: Watch Vampire Weekend's secret WFNX show and interview at the Ames Hotel

VIDEO: Watch Vampire Weekend's secret WFNX show and interview at the Ames Hotel


 VAMPIRE WEEKEND don't do a whole lot of these, but prior to their headlining show at the Orpheum last week, the band stopped by Woodward...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 13, 2010

Exclusive video: Vampire Weekend's secret Boston show


VAMPIRE WEEKEND don't do a ton of these, but prior to headlining the Orpheum last week, they stopped by Woodward at the Ames Hotel to...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 09, 2010
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Photos: Vampire Weekend at the Ames Hotel

Photos of Vampire Weekend at a WFNX accoustic session at the Ames Hotel
Vampire Weekend, live at the Ames Hotel, April 1, 2010
By MELISSA OSTROW  |  April 09, 2010
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Make yourself uncomfortable

In the past month, Sandra Bullock’s husband betrayed her by screwing a white supremacist with a face tattoo, a Georgia teenager was granted the right to take his boyfriend to prom, and Ricky Martin declared himself a “fortunate homosexual man.”
Xiu Xiu bloom on Dear God
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  April 09, 2010


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Strange brew

Abe Vigoda (the band) celebrated the 89th birthday of Abe Vigoda (the man) by staying up till 5 am.
Abe Vigoda are smart enough to stay weird
By REYAN ALI  |  April 02, 2010
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Vampire Weekend- Giving up the Gun Video


 Music Video for Vampire Weekend's "Giving up the Gun"    
By MorningIntern  |  February 22, 2010
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Local Natives | Gorilla Manor

Afropoppy, orchestral and baroque, driven by catchy three-part harmonies, Fleet Foxes/Andrew Bird–inspired, yadda-yadda-yadda.
Frenchkiss (2010)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  February 12, 2010
Vampire Weekend covers Rancid

Vampire Weekend covers Rancid


Say what you will about Vampire Weekend - and really, so many people have given their opinion that there really isn't anything new to add...
By webteam  |  February 08, 2010


CLICK TRACKS: In which Wayne Coyne is a blob, Mystikal is offended, and the Killers are dead (for now)

CLICK TRACKS: In which Wayne Coyne is a blob, Mystikal is offended, and the Killers are dead (for now)


Amy Winehouse fined for assaultAmy Winehouse managed to keep her bedraggled self out of the tabloids for an admirable run, but sooner or later water...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  January 25, 2010
Coachella 2010 announced: Jay-Z, Muse, Faith No More, Pavement, Gorillaz, Thom Yorke

Coachella 2010 announced: Jay-Z, Muse, Faith No More, Pavement, Gorillaz, Thom Yorke


The lineup for this year's installment of the Coachella music and arts festival was announced today. The headliners: Jay-Z on Friday, Muse on Saturday, and...
By Ryan Stewart  |  January 19, 2010
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Is 2010 the Year of the Girl?

Many have argued that the descriptor "indie music" means nothing more or less than "bands Pitchfork reviews" these days, and the claim was never more true than last year
Music of the Future
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 08, 2010
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Vampire Weekend | Contra

There are a few words I did not expect to use in describing Vampire Weekend's second album. Paul-Simony-er is one of them.
XL (2010)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 08, 2010

Julian Casablancas on what's wrong with his solo record. Plus: the 76th bullshit Britney story of 2009


Highlights from this week's music pile: "I guess I always had a kind of fantasy of being, you know, a modern composer — not like...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 07, 2010


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Spring fever

As action-packed as the holidays are, they can be a real dead zone when it comes to decent shows.
Ten shows you didn't know you'd be going to
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 01, 2010
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The future is now

Even with all the promise of the new year ahead, it's hard not to feel a little stiffed in the Future of Mankind department. Here it is, 2010, and there's nary a flying car to be seen.
No teleportation, but lots of rad new albums
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 01, 2010
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VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009



By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009