Posts By: James

Pegasuses-XL Bring The Keys, Bring The Agitation On New Release

This week on the Rind, we bring you an Athens, Georgia group who specialize in creating messy musical stews. Self confessed “local smart asses”, Pegasuses-XL are a greasy gang of synth-pop ruffians that are ready to take the snob-pop world by storm with their brand new release, Electro Agitators. Taking a gander at their myspace… Read more »

Soul Makossa Master Has His Revenge! Dibango Sues Rihanna, Micheal Jackson

The king of Afro-Funk jam music, Manu Dibango continues his quest against the king of pop, Michael Jackson. The trouble all started when the Camaroonian saxophonist belted out the soon-to-be-classic line: “mama-koo mama-sa maku ma-ku-sa”. After the clip was lifted by NYC DJ’s at the outset of the disco move, Michael Jackson sampled it a… Read more »

Temporary Residence – 7 Minutes In Heaven

This week, we here at the Rind highlight a label that has left many a listener gooey-eyed and dazed; Temporary Residence Limited. Their expertise? Converting pop-hungry attention deficits into modern monks, through an intense regimen of post-rock meditation. Take a gaze at any of Temporary Residence’s releases and you’ll notice their infamous logo – an… Read more »

Ra Ra Riot Find Touring Buddies In Passion Pit and Cut Off Your Hands, Go For A Ride In The Death Cab

Syracuse, New York’s own Ra Ra Riot will be bringing their unique, string-happy indie gems to the screaming throngs of Ben Gibbard fanatics and devoted die hard death cabbies this April when they join Death Cab For Cutie on the U.S. leg of their global campaign for indie-rock supremacy…or formally; their Winter/Spring 2009 Tour. First… Read more »