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Screenings Added to LCD Soundsystem Film: ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’

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Tickets to the July 18 opening of the LCD Soundsystem film, Shut Up and Play the Hits, have sold out in approximately a dozen major cities. Therefore, Oscilloscope Laboratories has announced a number of encore showings that same night–and in the case of LCD Soundsystem’s hometown New York City, additional showings on July 19. Additional showings will be announced as ...

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Jens Lekman and Taken By Trees announce Fall tour; watch Lekman’s new video for single “Erica America”

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  Jens Lekman and Taken By Trees have announced a joint fall tour. The two will cross North America during October and November with Taken By Trees opening for Jens. A new video for Lekman’s “Erica America” also premiered yesterday at SPIN.com.  Watch it below.  Check out the full listing of tour dates below the video.       Tour Dates: ...

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Here We Go Magic Premiere “Casual” Video On Pitchfork

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Directed by Nat Livingston Johnson and Gregory Mitnick, aka “Peking”, Here We Go Magic‘s latest single, “Casual” was shot in a rural hospital in Bayside and required twelve gallons of blood and birth fluid from real livestock. The video features all five band members… in unexpected circumstances. “The challenges of getting a 7-foot drummer to be born from a 70 ...

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Grandchildren Premiere Debut Single “Saturn Returns”

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In Grandchildren, every memory is a montage of sound. The beat-driven, orchestral-pop epics play like an audio scrapbook of memories from songwriter Aleks Martray’s life. Martray, the son of a high-ranking military officer, and Grandchildren’s creator, was born on a US army base in Germany and raised on both sides of the Atlantic. “I was restless from a really young ...

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Everything Everything Premieres New Single, Sells Out UK

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Is it just me, or do Everything Everything look like if the Jonas Brothers had a children with the Beatles?  I’m just getting into this band, who kind of mixes Britpop with punk, throws in some harmonies, then throws in about five gallons of sheer weird awesomeness.  I just can’t get enough of “Photoshop Handsome”. Imagine a band who fuse ...

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Blitzen Trapper Announce New Album

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Indie rockers Blitzen Trapper has announced that they will be releasing a new album on Sub Pop Records on September 13, 2011. The album, titled American Goldwing, will be full of the introspective and striking storytelling that countless critics have fallen in love with. Beginning July 19th in Salt Lake City, Blitzen Trapper will head out on a North American ...

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Toro Y Moi – “June 2009″ Review

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Artist: Toro Y Moi Album: June 2009 Label: Carpark Records When you hear that an artist has gone back and officially compiled/re-released some of their early singles and tour only songs, it can seem to be just a quick cash grab and a sign of creative indifference. And with that in mind, it was hard to approach June 2009, the ...

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