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St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Detroit Lineup + Schedule

Sigur Ros, Washed Out and The National will headline the first-ever Laneway Festival Detroit, taking place at Meadow Brook in Rochester Hills, MI on September 14th. Buy tickets now, and see the complete lineup and … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2013 4:00PM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , , ,

The Tripwire: 2011, Everything is the New Everything

J. Edward Keyes, Editor-in-Chief for eMusic, told WNYC: “In 2011, expect the line between independent music and big-name, arena-filling acts to become increasingly blurred.” That sounds about right. (Top Three Places We Saw Phoenix With … read more »

POSTED January 10, 2011 5:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream MGMT's Congratulations, Hear Jonsi Cover "Time To Pretend"

In an effort to embrace the times and beat the leak, MGMT have decided to stream their forthcoming long-player on their very own home page. They left you the following message: Hey everybody, the album … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2010 12:31PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Jónsi's New Video Establishes Our Sigur Rós-Marilyn Manson Connection

Alright, so we were sitting here watching this clip for Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi’s “Go Do,” and we came to a heavy realization: how much does Jónsi look like Marilyn Manson in the video for … read more »

POSTED February 8, 2010 2:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Sigur Ros To Make Babies, Not Albums, In 2010

Unfortunately, you can now cross “new Sigur Ros album” off the Things To Look Forward To In 2010 list. There were reports midway through last year that the band had nearly finished an album’s worth of … read more »

POSTED January 28, 2010 7:36PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS:

Moby – "Shot In The Back Of The Head" (Directed By David Lynch)

Moby’s been feeling inspired lately, and we’re about to benefit from it — his ninth studio album, Wait For Me, hits stores June 30, and we have the video for his first single “Shot In The Back Of The Head” right here, right now. read more »

POSTED April 14, 2009 2:31PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Sigur Ros Frontman Jon Por Birgisson To Release Collaborative Side Project / Album

The 68-minute LP does feature nine tracks that were “endlessly toyed with on solar-powered laptops in a raw food commune in some far corner of Hawaii.” read more »


All Is Wild, All Is Silent

In my estimation, Balmorhea are named after Balmorhea, TX (population: 500) or the town’s adjacent lake. Both capture the band’s essence: the minute town suggesting the band’s intimacy, and the lake conveying its natural purity. read more »


Best Videos Of 2008, #1 – Sigur Ros "Gobbledigook"

For every wanna-be hippie band that 2008 produced, no one even came close to the free love on display in the video for Sigur Ros‘ “Gobbledigook”. [Warning: NSFW] read more »

POSTED January 5, 2009 7:05AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: ,


Alaska In Winter, which began as the project of Brandon Bethancourt, who fled the warmth of New Mexico to a remote Alaskan cabin to escape the trappings of everyday life. The product of this time resulted in Dance Party In The Balkans. But this is the sophomore release and mountainous terrain and frigid weather are no longer our soundscape; instead, Holiday soundtracks the Berlin haus-muzik scene. Yet, this album feels like an odd fusion of the two: the drive of German-electro and the sunless depression of Alaska. read more »

POSTED December 15, 2008 3:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,