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Daptone Announces Second 7” Collection

Don’t think that just because it caught the attention of Amy Winehouse and NPR news that Daptone Records has abandoned its core fans. Instead, the Brooklyn-based funk trailblazing imprint is set to offer a digital-only compilation of some of its most treasured 45s.

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  • 05/12/2008

Extra Golden Preps U.S. Tour

Kenyan/American outfit Extra Golden has seen its share of highs and lows over the years, including the death of its original singer, Otieno Jagwasi, in 2004, visa difficulties that had to be solved with the help of Barack Obama, and much critical praise for 2007's African benga-meets-American rock album, Hera Ma Nono (Thrill Jockey).

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  • 05/12/2008

Kinga and Queens

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  • 05/12/2008

Throwing Away Broken Electronics

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  • 05/12/2008

Beach House, Film School, Dragons of Zynth Headline Siren Festival

The Village Voice unveiled the initial lineup last week for its 8th annual Siren Music Festival, set to take place on Saturday, July 19 at Coney Island.

Dragons of Zynth, Beach House, Broken Social Scene, Film School, and others will take to the stage at noon for the nine-hour festival, which once again will be free-of-charge and open to all ages. The festival has historically hosted every indie act from Q and Not U to The Black Lips, so stay tuned for further additions to the lineup.

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  • 05/12/2008

Gray Sunset

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  • 05/12/2008

U and I

Directed by Walter Robot. Read more » 

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  • 05/09/2008

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