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  • Carlos D Quit Interpol Partly Because He Was Bored By A Coldplay Performance
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    Carlos D Quit Interpol Partly Because He Was Bored By A Coldplay Performance

    Former Interpol bassist Carlos Dengler quit the band just after the release of their self-titled fourth album in 2010 and has only just spoken-out for the first time, attributing the decision to an “identity shift” realised after being bored by Coldplay. According to Dengler, who has since dipped his toes into the world of acting,

  • Primavera Sound Reveals Their Massive 2015 Lineup
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    Primavera Sound Reveals Their Massive 2015 Lineup

    Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival will return in May 2015, with, as usual, a ridiculously impressive and incredibly eclectic lineup of quality artists from around the globe. Here’s just a selection of the huge names who will be taking to the stage in Spain: The Black Keys, James Blake, JUNGLE, The Replacements, Sun Kil Moon, alt-J,

  • Interpol Have Been Trapped On A Bus In A Snowstorm For Almost Two Days
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    Interpol Have Been Trapped On A Bus In A Snowstorm For Almost Two Days

    Over the last few days, a large part of North America has been plunged into a deep freeze with extreme blizzard-like conditions blanketing homes, roads and highways in mountains of snow and amongst those trapped in by the harrowing conditions are indie rockers Interpol who have been stuck in their tour bus on a snowed-in

  • Interpol: “Things Just Felt Good” On ‘El Pintor’
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    Interpol: “Things Just Felt Good” On ‘El Pintor’

    After post-punk revivalists Interpol formed in 1997, bands like The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV On The Radio and Liars started popping up in New York City bars. Like some of their peers, Interpol experienced a swift rise to fame followed by a plateau. But the band remain critical to the narrative of New York

  • Interpol Frontman Details Competitive Rivalry With The Strokes
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    Interpol Frontman Details Competitive Rivalry With The Strokes

    Interpol frontman Paul Banks has admitted he viewed the band’s early-’00s, NYC contemporaries, like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and particularly The Strokes, as direct rivals. Speaking recently in an interview, the frontman compared the situation to a group of competing web companies trying to out-do each other. “I still wish I was more bro-y with

  • Review: Interpol – El Pintor
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    Review: Interpol – El Pintor

    On El Pintor, Interpol’s fifth studio album, the New York post-punk revivalists return as an incomplete but powerful version of their former selves. Spanish for “The Painter”, as well as a convenient anagram of Interpol, El Pintor sits heavily under the weight of artistic stresses and the memory of its disappointing predecessor. It’s an album

  • Interpol Drop Another ‘El Pintor’ Tune, ‘Ancient Ways’
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    Interpol Drop Another ‘El Pintor’ Tune, ‘Ancient Ways’

    New York post-punk revivalists and Splendour In The Grass 2014 alumni Interpol have shared a new song titled Ancient Ways, taken from their forthcoming fifth studio album El Pintor. Whilst some fans are loving the new track, others have been a little more critical. Ancient Ways gets straight to the point, and does so with

  • Interpol Frontman Paul Banks: “I Would Love To Not Fucking Tour”
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    Interpol Frontman Paul Banks: “I Would Love To Not Fucking Tour”

    Interpol frontman Paul Banks says he wishes the band was not forced to play live and would prefer instead to release “three records a year.” The Splendour-bound singer revealed in a new interview that he prefers spending time in the studio to on the road, which he does for financial reasons. “I would love to

  • Azealia Banks Free Of Label And Looking To Join Interpol
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    Azealia Banks Free Of Label And Looking To Join Interpol

    Azealia Banks has revealed that her wishes have finally been granted and she’s been dropped from her record label after almost a year of complaining over Twitter. With the prohibitive Interscope out of the picture, the Harlem rapper says her next wish is to join Splendour-bound post-punks Interpol. The 212 rapper recently took to her

  • Interpol Take On The Waves In ‘All the Rage Back Home’ Video
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    Interpol Take On The Waves In ‘All the Rage Back Home’ Video

    New York post-punk revivalists Interpol have gone black and white in the video for their new single All The Rage Back Home, the lead track on their upcoming record El Pintor, due to be released in Australia on 5th September. The clip, which interchanges between black and white shots of the band and footage of

  • Watch Interpol Perform Brand-New Song ‘Anywhere’
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    Watch Interpol Perform Brand-New Song ‘Anywhere’

    Interpol have shared a live video of Anywhere, a new song which will feature on the band’s forthcoming fifth studio album El Pintor, which is currently slated for release on 5th September. The live clip of Anywhere (below) was captured during the New York band’s gig at the O2 Academy Brixton in London earlier this

  • Splendour’s Pre-Party Lineup For 2014 Announced
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    Splendour’s Pre-Party Lineup For 2014 Announced

    Admit it, three days in the company of bands like Outkast, London Grammar, and Foster The People simply isn’t enough. Well, the organisers of Splendour In The Grass 2014 certainly seem to think so, so they’re offering fans the ultimate pre-festival celebration to kick off the weekend. On the eve of Splendour In The Grass

  • Interpol Announce New Album ‘El Pintor’
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    Interpol Announce New Album ‘El Pintor’

    New York post-punk revivalists Interpol have announced that they will release El Pintor, their fifth studio album and first new material in four years, this September. El Pintor (Spanish for “The Painter”, as well as an anagram of Interpol) will be released in Australia on 5th September, and follows the band’s 2010 self-titled release. The

  • Interpol Returning With Album 5 In 2014
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    Interpol Returning With Album 5 In 2014

    As you may have suspected following the announcement that they’re set to play Governors Ball, New York indie kings Interpol are coming back with a new record in 2014, announcing that their fifth studio effort will be with us later this year. Although it’s yet to receive a name or concrete release date, the announcement

  • Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup
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    Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup

    New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,

  • Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights (Tenth Anniversary Edition)
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    Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

    It’s August, 2002. A young post-punk revival group from New York have just released their debut album, Turn on the Bright Lights. The album goes on to surpass expected sales, sell-out venues, top numerous end-of-year lists, act as the soundtrack to much teen angst, and to become forever linked to the zeitgeist of post-9/11 New

  • Interpol ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ Gets 10th Anniversary Reissue
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    Interpol ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ Gets 10th Anniversary Reissue

    Interpol will be releasing a deluxe reissue if their seminal breakthrough album Turn on the Bright Lights, for release this November. The album has been fully remastered, and is included in a hardbound book with unreleased photos (48 pages in the CD, 28 large pages in the vinyl) and a second disc of bonus tracks,

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