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Mahjongg Return with K Records

Upon its release three years ago, Mahjongg's Raydoncong EP garnered a slew of live shows for the band, as well as captivated K Records founder Calvin Johnson, who signed the group to his now legendary label. We've heard little from the Chicago-based art-punk outfit since, but rumor has it a new full-length is on the way. Slated for release February 12, Kontpab will contain more of the post-industrial, afro-beat, art-pop that has various media outlets in full-on jock mode.

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  • 11/27/2007

Mighty Crown Takes NYC World Clash Trophy

Japan’s Mighty Crown Sound System (pictured above) bested four international reggae sound systems to win its second World Clash trophy at an event being billed as the last such competition in New York. Read more » 

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  • 11/27/2007

Shoulder Lean (Krames Remix)

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  • 11/27/2007

Beach House Readies New Full-Length

It's always nice to receive news from Baltimore that has nothing to do with Dan Deacon or warehouse parties. Just a little over a year after their self-titled debut was released on Carpark, the city's Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand have announced details for their forthcoming second full-length as Beach House.

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  • 11/27/2007

Blood on the Wall Preps Third LP

It’s been nearly three years since one of Brooklyn’s most prized lo-fi noise-rock outfits, Blood on the Wall, released its acclaimed Awesomer. Now, with similar acts like Liars, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and TV on the Radio creeping into celebrity status, it may be this trio’s turn to step into the limelight with its third long-player, Liferz.

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  • 11/27/2007

The Teenagers Prep XL Debut, Tour

Most people may know The Teenagers as the Paris-based trio that’s travelled with Justice and Crystal Castles and remixed for the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, Air, and New Young Pony Club. Read more » 

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  • 11/26/2007

To Cut A Long Story Short

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  • 11/26/2007

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