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Motorifik: Debut Side Project From Working For A Nuclear Free City’s Phil Kay

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Motorifik is a side project of Working For A Nuclear Free City producer/songwriter Phil Kay and French songwriter Idrisse Khelifi, the two having met in Manchester in 2006. During the writing and recording of the increasingly experimental second WFANFC album, Kay was taken by Khelifi’s direct style and pop aesthetic. Motorifik was borne out of a desire to create an ...

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Jack White and Karen Elson Announce Divorce, Throw Party

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Jack White and Karen Elson announced today that they are getting divorced, and they would like you to come to their divorce party. They wrote this letter to their fans: “We remain dear and trusted friends and co-parents to our wonderful children Scarlett and Henry Lee. We feel so fortunate for the time we have shared and the time we ...

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The Decemberists Announce New Tour Dates

Today, The Decemberists announced the first leg of the "A Short Fazed Hovel" tour for 2009. If you haven't downloaded "Rake Song" yet, you are missing out! That song definitely rules.

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Arcade Fire Pledge Support to Haitian Initiative KANPE

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(July 13–Quebec City) At their first ever show in Quebec City,  Arcade Fire announced last night that they will match donations made to the newly founded KANPE up to one million dollars. Singer Win Butler told 45,000 fans on to the historic Plains of Abraham that “everyone who donates to KANPE, our band will match it up to $1 million,” ...

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Ryan Adams ‘Extra Cheese’ EP Out Today Exclusively via iTunes

Four-time Grammy Award nominee Ryan Adams will release the digital-only EP Extra Cheese (Lost Highway/UMe), exclusively via iTunes on February 10, 2009. Extra Cheese features six previously issued tracks plus the previously unreleased "Hey There, Mrs. Lovely," for the recession-friendly price of $3.98.

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Twin Shadow: “I Can’t Wait” (Gordon Voidwell Remix) Free mp3 Download

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The name might as well be a movie title: Twin Shadow in … Forget. Only it’s not a movie; it’s a panoramic LP that introduces us to the twilight zone tale of George Lewis Jr. The troubled son of a hairdresser and a “teacher who lived many lives” (semi-pro football, massage therapy, film maker and other things we’ll tell you ...

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Trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Franks Celebrates 20 Year Career with ‘Check the Box’

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of Rebecca Coupe Franks‘ remarkable career as trumpeter/composer/bandleader. The San Francisco Bay Area native was mentored by Joe Henderson during her youth in the ’80s, became a regular on the New York City jazz scene in the ’90s, and today is the owner of RCF Music Studio and RCF Records, a music composer/producer ...

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