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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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Bon Iver to play Radio City Music Hall

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Following their European summer tour, Bon Iver will play a pair of shows at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.  Tickets for the September 19 and 20 performances go on sale today. Tour Dates: 05/21/12 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/22/12 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/23/12 Calgary, ...

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Freelance Whales Release ‘Benefit For Japan’ EP (Free Download)

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Freelance Whales Release Benefit For Japan EP Indie artists Freelance Whales recently reached out to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund to offer support in their ongoing fundraising campaign for the Japan Disaster Relief initiative. Their collaborative efforts resulted in a new Freelance Whales Benefit For Japan EP. 100% of the funds raised from the EP will be donated to the Japan ...

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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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Women To Release Limited Edition 7″ , Announce Dates With Liars

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Today online pre-orders begin for the much anticipated new album by Women: Public Strain at www.Jagjaguwar.com. Those who are champing at the bit to get the album will be excited to hear that both LP and CD pre-orders will be delivered with a bonus 7” featuring two exclusive non-album tracks – “Grey Skies” and “Service Animal”, not available anywhere else. ...

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Heavy Young Heathens Release New (Free) EP

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Los Angeles based Heavy Young Heathens release new EP Make Room For the Youth available now for free download exclusively at HeavyYoungHeathens.com! Produced with the band by JP Bowersock (The Strokes/Ryan Adams/Julian Casablancas) and mixed by Ryan Hewitt (Red Hot Chili Peppers/Johnny Cash) the new EP debuted at #3 on FMQB’s Specialty Radio Charts and Nic Harcourt has played Heavy Young ...

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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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