Coachella Expands to Three Freaking Days
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GoldenVoice announced today that the 2007 version of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will be expanded to three days–Friday April 27th through Sunday April 29th. Then, if that wasn’t enough live music, the Empire Polo Grounds will play host to an as-yet-unnamed two day country music festival the following week. Geez, three days? I think that if you camp in the parking lot the whole time, that constitutes a spirit walk. Then the Indian casinos have to give...

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Tuesday, 21 November 2006
My Morning Jacket on Tour
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Tour Dates: 11/16 – Dallas, TX – Gypsy Theater 11/17 – Dallas, TX – Gypsy Theater 11/18 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s 11/20 – St. Louis, MO – Pagaent 11/21 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater 11/22 – Louisville, KY – Louisville Gardens 11/24 – Chicago, IL – Riviera 11/25 – Indianapolis, IN – Clowes Hall 11/27 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club 11/28 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club 11/30 – New York, NY – Roseland 12/1...

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Monday, 20 November 2006
White Flight
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How White Flight is a solo project is beyond any sort of musical comprehension. The “project” rivals any Beck or Arcade Fire record for its imagination and pure listenability. White Flight is Justin Roelofs of Lawrence, Kansas, where he says “is a place where the conditioning is put on an individual in a very heavy way.” After taking a few rides on the White Flight, perhaps rural Kansas isn’t such a bad place to be conditioned. The album is a...

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Monday, 20 November 2006
Stanton Warriors
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UK’s own Stanton Warriors—Dominic Butler & Mark Yardley—got the invite from the Fabric folks to not only play the club, but to record the 30th installment of FabricLive for the series. You can say that’s quite an honor, but you can also say that the duo deserves the hell out of it. For the past 8 years, Stanton Warriors have been twisting and crafting beats to get people to dance hard and have a blast doing it. This mix might...

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Monday, 20 November 2006
Mastodon on Winter Tour
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26-Jan    Culture Room – Ft Lauderdale 27-Jan    HOB – Orlando 28-Jan    Jannus Landing – St. Petersburg 30-Jan    Beta Bar -  Tallahassee 31-Jan    40 Watt Club – Athens, GA 1-Feb    Blue Cat’s – Knoxville 2-Feb    Rocketown – Nashville 3-Feb    Pop’s – St Louis 5-Feb    First Ave – Minneapolis 7-Feb    The Orbit Room – Grand Rapids 8-Feb    Newport Music Hall – Columbus...

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Saturday, 18 November 2006
The Faint Return to the Road
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They’re back! The Faint are hitting the road for a few weeks worth of shows. They will be testing out some new songs and playing some old favorites. The band is currently hard at work in their studio, crafting the followup to 2004’s Wet From Birth. The Faint – US Winter 2006 Tue-Nov-28 Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre Thu-Nov-30 Bellingham, WA, Viking Union Fri-Dec-01 Vancouver, BC, Richards on Richards Sat-Dec-02 Seattle, WA, Showbox Sun-Dec-03 Portland, OR, Roseland Theatre Tue-Dec-05 San Francisco,...

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Saturday, 18 November 2006
Cursive on Fall Tour
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Wed-Nov-15, Asheville, NC, The Orange Peel Thu-Nov-16 Charlottesville, VA, Satellite Ballroom Fri-Nov-17 Charlotte, NC, Tremont Music Hall Sat-Nov-18 Carrboro, NC, Cats Cradle Mon-Nov-20 Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University – The Moon Tue-Nov-21 Gainesville, FL, University of Florida – Reitz Union Ballroom Wed-Nov-22 Orlando, FL, The Club @ Firestone Fri-Nov-24 Houston, TX, Warehouse Live Sat-Nov-25 Austin, TX, Emo’s Sun-Nov-26 Dallas, TX, Gypsy Ballroom Mon-Nov-27 Tulsa, OK, Caine’s Ballroom Jeremy Enigk supports...

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Saturday, 18 November 2006
Seemless on tour with In Flames/The Sword
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SEEMLESS ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH IN FLAMES, THE SWORD Hard-hitting Massachusetts quartet SEEMLESS have announced North American tour dates alongside Swedish metal titans IN FLAMES.  SEEMLESS has been added as special guests on the IN FLAMES tour, which will kick off on December 5 in Norfolk, VA.  THE SWORD and Lacuna Coil will also appear as support on the much-talked about package tour. SEEMLESS, who continue to tour in support of their critically acclaimed new album “What Have We...

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Wednesday, 15 November 2006
Boyskout on U.S. Tour
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Boyskout Offers U.S. Another Life, City By City. The San Francisco based girl group Boyskout is currently on tour across the U.S. in support of its sophomore album Another Life. The critically-praised album has just hit record shelves and digital download sites like iTunes and the band’s rapidly growing momentum seems reflected by its packed shows beginning from the outset of the tour on the west coast. Boyskout’s synth-laced post-punk pits the dark-tinted early-80s bounce of The Cure up against...

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Wednesday, 15 November 2006
No booze, no Guns N’ Roses
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Updated: 9:37 a.m. PT Nov 10, 2006 LEWISTON, Maine – Guns N’ Roses canceled a performance in Portland, Maine this week after being told by state officials that the band could not drink on stage. Inspectors from the state fire marshal’s office gave the band the no-drinking order when they came to look over the pyrotechnics planned for Monday’s scheduled concert at the Cumberland County Civic Center, said Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Public Safety Department. McCausland said the...

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Tuesday, 14 November 2006