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Play Tennis!

Are you ready for the perfect match? Husband-and-wife band Tennis serve up their best shot at striking musical treasure with three debut tracks — all sure to set your heart sailing! From “Baltimore” to “South Carolina,” Patrick Riley and Alaina …

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Eleanor Seabird’s Music Takes Flight

Eleanor SeabirdWe’re not sure what we fell in love with first — Eleanor Seabird’s seriously sweet, playful style (complete with the perfect pair of black-rimmed glasses only a true style maven could pull off), or the petite songstress’ catchy tunes, infused …

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Artist to Watch: Caitlin Pasko of Lacrymosa

If you’re anything like us, your heart skipped a beat once you heard Caitlin Pasko of Lacrymosa‘s airy, lilting voice on our exclusive playlist with Family Records. It was love at first note, and near-idol worship once we …

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Bands with Adorable Animals in Their Names

If you’re making up a band name, where do you begin? One of those online generators? Pulling adjectives and nouns out of a hat? There are a thousand different ways to settle upon your creative cognomen, but …

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Where There’s Smoke Fairies, There’s Fire

Classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven has been quoted as saying, “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” Smoke Fairies, a London-based female duo,  seem to be the embodiment of that sentiment. Like their name would …

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Free Music from ModCloth!


Music lovers take note! Word on the street is that current subscribers of our online newsletter, along with anyone who signs up to receive our newsletter on or before August 19 will be welcomed by a free 10 track

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Back to School Beats

You’re on your way to your first day back in the classroom. What are you wearing? What are you listening to? If you’re listening to the beat of Mark Ronson and the Business Intl’s “Bang Bang Bang,” you might be …

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Bands That Have Extraordinarily Long and Peculiar Names

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead poster

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…And you will know them by their extended trail of syllables, ladies and gentlemen. Bands, that is. Groups of musicians who, when tasked with inventing a name for themselves, decided to forgo a more traditionally succinct and …

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The School is in Session

I’ve always been a fan of school (art was my favorite subject!). But it wasn’t until recently that I became a fan of The School. If you haven’t added to your playlist the musical stylings of this six-piece indie …

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Remixes You Like!

What’s the best way to break up a mid-year slump? By sharing your most-liked remixes with one another! Last week, we asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite song remixes, and this week, we have a lovely playlist …

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Listen to Your Mumford & Sons

I wish someone would invent teleportation stat, because I’m aching to zip over to Europe for Mumford & Sons‘ just-announced fall tour. Since the chances of that happening are as probable as Genghis Khan inviting me to tea and …

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She & Him Steal Our Hearts Again

Domino Records only uploaded the music video to She & Him’s latest single, “Thieves,” on Monday, but it’s safe to say it’s already run off with our hearts. With its mini Zooey and M. Ward, this video may be their …

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Surf Rock’n Out in Style

Have you ever watched a classic film like this on a rainy day and wish you could be there? Hopefully this edition of Style Soundtrack will help you feel like you’re on the shore, and give you some ideas on …

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Bachelorette Party

This spring, I traveled to Washington D.C. to see one of my favorite bands, Beach House, perform tracks from their latest album, dream pop sensation Teen Dream. What I didn’t expect was New Zealand band Bachelorette, who …

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