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VP and Greensleeves to Merge

VP Records of Jamaica-Queens, New York and Greensleeves Records of London, U.K. have announced a merger deal in which VP would purchase the Greensleeves Records and Publishing from its holding company, Zest Group. Founded in 1977, Greensleeves' extensive catalog includes titles by Yellowman, Wailing Souls, Shaggy, Shabba Ranks, JC Lodge, and Michael Prophet.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 01/28/2008

Black Lips Release Live Session EP, Prep Tour

Black Lips never tire of working. After a whirlwind 2007, the garage rock foursome jumps right into the year with a new release, tour dates, and a featured spot in, uh, a Yahoo! contest.

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  • 01/28/2008

Blind

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  • Filed under: video
  • 01/25/2008

Loading… GTA 4 Release Date Set, Sega Goes to the Wii, MTV Shows on PSP

Grand Theft Auto IV Dated
After a six-month delay (due in large part to the difficult-to-program-for PS3 version), it was announced this week that Grand Theft Auto IV will finally see the light of day on April 29th, 2008.

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Mike Giant, Richard Colman Exhibit at Benefit Show

San Francisco-based gallery White Walls has teamed up with Hip to Help, an organization that brings the arts to inner-city youth, for a benefit show on February 2. Work by Mike Giant, Richard Colman, Silvia Ji, Shawn Barber, Ian Johnson, and several others will be on display and for sale. Proceeds go towards funding the music department at George Washington Carver Elementary School in S.F. If you want to check out the artwork but can't make the show, visit the gallery's website to view pieces.

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  • 01/25/2008

Derek Plaslaiko Headlines Spectral Residency 7

Another iteration of Spectral Sound's Death is Nothing to Fear tour, which features Sepctral DJs visiting a series of venues in U.S cities, is about to begin. Tonight, label resident Derek Plaslaiko will kick off the seventh tour in New York, and will thus begin pushing his high-energy sets to clubs around the country. The Detroit-based DJ is currently a resident at the Bunker in New York, as well as at the Wolf+Lamb parties. Read more » 

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  • 01/25/2008

Flosstradamus Announce Debut Album and Exclusive Gear

After a whirlwind 2007 that included a spot on Chromeo's Fancy Footwork tour, shows with A-Trak and Kid Sister, and a remix album for Vice, Flosstradamus begin 2008 by preparing their debut album.

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  • 01/24/2008

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