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The Long Winters
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The Long Winters aren’t necessarily my cup of tea but that won’t stop me from acknowledging that their new album Putting The Days To Bed is pretty good. After going through nearly a dozen crappy press kits, hearing a CD with actual songs and coherent lyrics...

Saturday, 04 November 2006
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James Figurine
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The only bummer about this record is having to type the word “Mistake” four times in a row when you want to reference the title, otherwise this electropop disc is a lighthearted bit of magic. It’s the kind of album that lures you in with its whimsical...

Saturday, 04 November 2006
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The Cheebacabra
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Back in 2003, the Cheebacabra burst onto the scene with funkified jams that earned praise from KCRW to Filter Mag’s top albums of the year. Now Cheeba is back with another grooving, laid back album and his very own label, Macrosoft. Exile in the Woods is a...

Saturday, 04 November 2006
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Placebo
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For longtime fans of Placebo, Meds seems to be another solid album with a few extra perks. As usual, the band displays a range between high energy anthems and more heartfelt ballads. On the delicate “Song To Say Goodbye,”  Molko laments the drug...

Saturday, 04 November 2006
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This is my test...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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Kanye West’s MTV Europe VMA Meltdown
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Kanye West decided that winning Best Hip-Hop Artist wasn’t enough at last night’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Copenhagen. Following his loss to Justice vs. Simian’s “We Are Your Friends” in the best video category, the rapper stormed the...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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Music for America Inspires Young Voters
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MUSIC FOR AMERICA PARTNERS WITH OVER A DOZEN CONCERT TOURS TO INSPIRE YOUNG VOTERS THIS FALL In an ongoing effort to inspire millions of young voters to participate in the electoral process, Music for America (http://www.musicforamerica.org/) has partnered with over a...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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Anthology Recordings In Newsweek
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ANTHOLOGY RECORDINGS TOUTED IN NEWSWEEK NEW RELEASES SLATED Rare And Out-Of-Print Recordings Available Via Download Its been a good first month for Anthology Recordings, not only is America’s first download-only music rarities site getting nice traffic, but last...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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RJD2 to Release New Record
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RJD2 TO RELEASE NEW RECORD ON XL RECORDINGS IN EARLY 2007 AND A NEW SONG UP ON MYSPACE! Making a brave departure from his pioneering instrumental hip-hop legacy he will release an epic pop rock album on March 6, 2007 For a preview of what is to come, listen to...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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Jamie Lidell on tour
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11/1/06 – Los Angeles, CA @ Safari Sam’s 11/2/06 – San Francisco, CA @ Bimbo’s 11/3/06 – Portland, OR @ Berbati’s Pan 11/4/06 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos 11/7/06 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge 11/9/06 –...

Friday, 03 November 2006
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