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Stars announce new album, The North; hear new song “The Theory of Relativity”

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  Stars have announced their new album, The North, which will be released September 4 on ATO Records. The band’s sixth full-length album was recorded in Montreal’s historic RCA Victor Studios and was produced by Stars, Graham Lessard and Marcus Paquin (Arcade Fire). The album opener, “The Theory of Relativity,” premiered on yesterday and can also be streamed on ...

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


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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Dirty Three announce North American tour in support of Toward The Low Sun

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Toward The Low Sun is the first release by the Dirty Three in 7 years.  Their last release, the vastly underrated Cinder, was released on Touch and Go Records back in 2005.  Toward The Low Sun marks the first time that the band has released an album on Drag City.  The band has decided to strike out and play some dates around ...

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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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What’s New with Band of Horses?


Band of Horses has confirmed support acts for the various legs of its fall North American tour, which commences September 24 at the Greek Theater in Berkeley CA and will include stops at Los Angeles’ Greek Theater, Chicago’s Riviera Theater and an Oct. 29 homecoming gala at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in Charleston SC, as well as stops ...

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Brooklyn-based rockers Nude Beach sign to Other Music Recording Co.; stream two new songs off their upcoming album, II, due in August

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According to their press release: “Growing up in the bucolic waterfront village of Northport, NY, Chuck Betz, Ryan Naideau and Jimmy Shelton played punk rock together since high school, in a succession of bands more than happy to set up at any house party, BBQ or makeshift venue that would have them. The familiar strain of classic rock is the go-to ...

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