Review: Belle and Sebastian Deliver Bright Pop Throwbacks, a Few Left-Field Moves

Belle and Sebastian might not be able to solve all our problems (as the title of their latest implies), but they can handle the ones that involve a lack of witty, tuneful indie-pop. This 15-track set offers a tasting menu of the Scottish band’s strengths. Would you like a bittersweet ballad about that autumn feeling? They've got you ("Fickle Season"). A glammed-up strut about faith and

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Nick Cave Concert Film ‘Distant Sky’ Coming to Theaters

Last year, Nick Cave and his band, the Bad Seeds, embarked on one of the most emotional tours of his career, supporting an album recorded in the aftermath of the death of one of his sons. Now he's releasing a film, Distant Sky, of a concert the band played in Copenhagen as a one-night only screening in

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Smashing Pumpkins Plot Reunion Tour Culling From First Five Albums

Three-fourths of the Smashing Pumpkins' classic lineup will reunite for a North American tour this summer. The trek marks Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin's first tour together since 2000, though the band's original bassist D'Arcy Wretzky will not join the trio.

The

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