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Bowerbirds head out on US and European tour; share video for “Overcome With Light”

Folk purveyors Bowerbirds will begin their US tour on June 7 in Baltimore and will circle around the Northeastern US until June 29, when they kick off the first part of their European tour in Barcelona, Spain. They’ve also released a new video for song “Overcome With Light” from their recently relesed third album The Clearing. Watch the video below ...

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Working for a Nuclear Free City Premiere Cover Art and Tracklisting for New Album

The Jojo Burger Tempest is the new album from the UK’s finest electronic post-rock band [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/working-for-nuclear-free-city/id80050423?uo=4″ title=”Working for a Nuclear Free City” text=”Working For A Nuclear Free City”], the follow-up to 2007’s [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/asleep-at-the-wheel/id264139099?uo=4″ title=”Businessmen & Ghosts” text=”Businessmen & Ghosts”]. And like that expansive debut, The Jojo Burger Tempest takes place across two discs, with 15 tracks on one and ...

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Actor Jeff Bridges Signs with Blue Note Records

Actor Jeff Bridges Signs with Blue Note Records Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges is making his musical debut on a major label and signing to Blue Note Records/EMI Music Group, a division of Capitol. Bridges, who many of you will always know as “The Dude”, is recording with Oscar- and Grammy-award winning producer and Crazy Heart collaborator T-Bone Burnett. Jeff Bridges, ...

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Singer-Songwriter Sues Marriot Hotel for Assault and Arrest for “Trespassing” in his own Hotel Room

According to a recent lawsuit filed in Tulare County California, Tim Jones–one of the four singers/songwriters of the musical group TRUTH & SALVAGE COMPANY–was shaken awake and ripped from his bed by hotel security and local police while sleeping at the Marriott Hotel in Visalia, CA. Jones, a Marriott rewards member and a registered guest staying the night at the ...

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Indie Music Videos: Norah Jones: “Happy Pills”– Stream Norah Jones’ ‘Little Broken Hearts’

NPR Music has Norah Jones‘ Little Broken Hearts, her collaboration with producer Danger Mouse, available for streaming in advance of its May 1 release date. Watch the video for “Happy Pills” below. Norah Jones – Happy Pills – Happy Pills – Free Music Videos

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Listen: Family Band’s “Moonbeams”

Family Band, the collaboration between visual-artist-turned-singer Kim Krans and her husband, onetime heavy-metal guitarist Jonny Ollsin (Children, S.T.R.E.E.T.S.), will release their sophomore album, Grace & Lies, on July 24 on No Quarter.   The album was written by Krans and Ollsin but was assisted by bass and lapsteel player Scott Hirsch (Hiss Golden Messenger), with production and instrumental work by Daniel Rossen ...

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Cat Power releases new album Sun on September 4th; hear new song “Ruin”

It’s been 6 years since we’ve had an official Cat Power album, not including the Jukebox covers records.  But the details have finally emerged concerning Chan Marshall’s official follow-up to 2006’s The Greatest.  Sun, due out on Matador Records, is set to hit your local record store on the 4th of September. Marshall went solo as far as production and performance work over ...

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Jack White Teams Up with Insane Clown Posse and Mozart

Jack White Teams Up with Insane Clown Posse and Mozart I had to check my calendar to make sure it wasn’t April Fool’s Day, but apparently this is really happening. In 1782, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart allegedly wrote a piece that’s been left out of the spotlight ever since. The title of the piece is “Leck Mich Im Arsch” or literally ...

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