Atlas Sound’s Bradford Cox Covers “My Sharona” for an Hour

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I guess this isn’t any more or less strange than Kanye West and Jay-Z performing “Niggas in Paris” countless times during one show, but Deerhunter and Atlas Sounds frontman Bradford Cox went into an hour-long cover of the Knack’s 1979 hit “My Sharona” during an Atlas Sounds show in Minneapolis. The show was already a [...]

St.Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, The Walkmen to Play the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival


This spring, The National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner will curate  the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry festival. Thea three-day music festival will take place May 3-5th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music May 3-5th,  and will feature performances from St. Vincent, Beirut, Sharon Van Etten, Atlas Sound, The Walkman and many more. Passes go on sale  March 6th [...]

Atlas Sound Announces North American Tour Dates

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Bradford Cox (Deerhunter) has announced a string of  North American tour dates in support of the latest Atlas Sound album, Parallax. The dates kick off February 4th in Binghamton, NY, with a stop in Tokyo before heading to Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver and  Cleveland. The tour will close out in Boston, MA on March 8th. [...]

Kode9, Moby, Dan Deacon, and others added to Moogfest 2011


After releasing the first round of artists on June 1, the Moogfest has now announced the next round of electronic artists to be added to the lineup. Moogfest is a three day festival held in the multiple venues scattered about the town of Asheville, NC.  Named after the late Bob Moog, the festival serves as [...]

Take A Listen: Atlas Sound Christmas Song


Early today Atlas sound released 5 versions of a new Christmas tune, “Artificial Snow”. For those unaware, the singer/guitarist of the psychedelic band Deerhunter, Bradford Cox is the mastermind behind Atlas sound. In the wake of his work with Deerhunter, the ambient singer felt he needed a broader palette to explore sounds he couldn’t seek [...]

For Atlas Sound Fans, Christmas Comes Early

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On Monday morning, Bradford Cox fans must have been pinching themselves. The prolific Deerhunter frontman had decided to play Secret Santa a little early, making a new record available for free download off his blog. The eleven-song effort, entitled Bedroom Databank Vol. 1, is a lo-fi, home-recorded project released under Cox’s Atlas Sound moniker. Now, [...]

Noise Pop 2010 Festival Dates and Acts Announced


Noise Pop Industries have announced the dates of the West Coast’s 18th annual Noise Pop Festival and music industry mini-conference, called Industry Noise.  The celebration of independent music, film, and art will take place February 23-March 1 at various venues around the San Francisco area.  Industry Noise will happen on Saturday, February 27 at The [...]

CMJ Music Marathon Under Way in New York

Check out the Atlanta/Athens indie bands at CMJ 2009

The CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival is underway in New York, bringing hundreds of bands, musicians, filmmakers, and industry professionals to one spot to figure out, and share with us, the best of things indie.