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Live at Grand Street Bakery: Akron/Family

Many years after playing “Woody Guthrie’s America” for our Open Bar series back in 2009, the Los Angeles dudes of Akron/Family came to Grand Street Bakery with a couple new tracks. Watch them do “Until … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2013 11:51AM IN LIVE AT GRAND STREET BAKERY Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Dana Buoy, “So Lucky” MP3

Dana Buoy is the solo alias of Akron/Family percussionist Dana Janssen, who’s prepping his debut LP, Summer Bodies, for release early this summer (of course). Before the album was touched-up in Brooklyn, he recorded “in … read more »

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Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, Day 1

Racy underwear and Tom Jones. read more »

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Akron/Family – "River"

In preparation for the anticipated release of Akron/Family‘s new album, Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free, we decided to give you a blast of the band’s new track, “River” (just in case you are one of the admirable few who didn’t already hear the album when it was leaked a couple months ago). read more »


Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Line-up Announced

The line-up for San Francisco’s second annual Outside Lands Music & Arts festival has been announced. The three-day festival will take place in late August at the Golden Gate park, and headliners include Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, M.I.A. Dave Matthews Band, and… Tom Jones. (If that’s not enough to make you want to go by itself, than we don’t know what to tell you.) read more »

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Hopewell Announces Details Of Good Good Desperation Release

The funny thing about Hopewell is that they have been sorely overlooked by those who like the psychedelic, dreamy pop being made by bands like Animal Collective, Dungen or to a lesser degree, Dirty Projectors, mainly because they brewed their cred in upstate New York versus Manhattan or Brooklyn. But that might change with the release of Good Good Desperation in May. read more »

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Akron/Family, Deerhoof, Dirty Projectors & More To Play Last NYC Knitting Factory Show

In another sign of the horrific cultural times in Manhattan, the burough is losing yet another iconic mainstay to its incestuous neighbor to the East, Brooklyn. But not before giving it a proper send-off with a star-studded show curated by Akron/Family. read more »

POSTED December 10, 2008 10:39PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

Dead Oceans Keeps Growing With Akron/Family

It’s hasn’t even been two years since Phil Waldorf left Misra Records to form Dead Oceans alongside Secretly Canadian and Jagjaguwar, and in the past six months Dead Oceans has added four bands to its growing and increasingly impressive roster of artists. The latest to jump on board is Akron/Family, who previously recorded for Young God. read more »

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