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RuPaul Out and About in New York City…as a Man!

The world's most famous drag queen RuPaul was spotted on the streets of New York City today, dressed as himself, not as his female alter-ego, following an interview on the Today Show at NBC Studios in New York City. The "You Better Work" singer dropped by to discuss his new drag queen reality show, called 'Drag Race'. Sounds like a fun premise for a reality show...gotta love drag queens!

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Spotlight Artist: Parlovr

Meet Parlovr (pretend the V is a U when you say it). Over the last few years, these three Montrealers have been bringing their manic melee of indie pop to the musically-curious masses. They’ve already amassed plenty of attention from tasters and tastemakers alike via their blissfully bizarre tracks and seizure-inducing live shows; however, after recently signing onto the Dine ...

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Here We Go Magic Announce US Tour with Dr Dog

Now this sounds like a concert I’d love to go see!  Here We Go Magic is a five-piece band made up of members Luke Temple, Kristina Lieberson, Michael Bloch, Jennifer Turner, and Peter Hale. Several of them had collaborated consistently in years prior, but the five finally came together with a single unified vision in early 2009, buoyed by the ...

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Roosevelt Dime: ‘Steamboat Soul’ Review

Roosevelt Dime is a band out of New York City who has been getting rave reviews with every performance, and are about to release their third album, Steamboat Soul. Roosevelt Dime has been together since 2006, and they have captured a truly original sound to go with their Steampunk look, meshing bluegrass, vaudevillian, Dixieland, soft rock, jazz, blues, classical, and ...

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Thee Oh Sees Play NYC Summerstage with Pavement

The ridiculously prolific Bay Area band Thee Oh Sees are back with another full-length long-player. [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/warm-slime/id366757008?uo=4″ title=”Warm Slime” text=”Warm Slime”] is guaranteed to please fans of their whacked-out garage / psych / punk jams. Recorded by Sacramento sultan of sound Chris Woodhouse, Warm Slime carries on in the same tradition as the group’s previous In The Red release, [itunes ...

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Broken Bells Add New Concert Dates in New York, LA, and Oakland

Broken Bells maintain their hold on having the best album of 2010, at least for me.  Unfortunately, I missed out on getting to see them live in Athens, GA because FedEx lost our address and didn’t get the tickets to us until 6:00 pm the night of the show, which was a 4-hour drive from me.  I am still super-bummed ...

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Arcade Fire’s ‘The Suburbs’ Available for Pre-Order

The Suburbs, the latest one by Arcade Fire, will be released on August 3, but you can pre-order The Suburbs now on CD, double-LP, and digital download in the Merge store to receive “Month of May” and “The Suburbs” for immediate download. Written, arranged, performed, and produced by the Arcade Fire and co-produced by Markus Dravs, The Suburbs was recorded around Montreal ...

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The Love Language Debuts ‘Libraries’, Tour with Local Natives

As of July 13, The Love Language‘s Merge debut, Libraries, is available on CD, LP and digital download. The demo versions of five songs from Libraries are included with the digital download of the album and available for individual purchase only on iTunes and in the Merge store. Stu, Missy, Jordan, Justin, and BJ are hitting the road this week to celebrate ...

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