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Dance Dance Dance (Live at Bowery Ballroom)

Another one from Sweden's latest indie-pop export, Lykke Li. Armed with a tambourine, drumstick, and her glassy voice, Miss Li takes her cue from the title of this track and shows off her moves to the audience at New York's Bowery Ballroom. Much to their delight, judging by the cheering and shouts of "We love you!" rising out of the crowd. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2008

Milosh Readies Third Full-Length

With two solid full-lengths under his belt, Milosh is gearing up to release a third. iii is set for release September 23 via his longtime home at Plug Research and through !K7 in Europe.

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  • 08/13/2008

Pum Pum

Always the innovator, Lee "Scratch" Perry turned not to any of his fellow reggae producers for help on his new album, Repentance, but to Andrew W.K. The reggae icon and producer with something of a frat boy following met at SXSW in 2006, and, as the story goes, an unlikely partnership was born, resulting in Andrew W.K. co-producing the new album. Repentance will drop on August 19, but to gear fans up, Perry released the sexually charged single, "Pum Pum," which is currently getting the blog world all hot and bothered. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2008

Nightmare Before Christmas Gets Indie

Just in time for the start of Holiday Season madness (which seems to get earlier and earlier every year) is the fifteenth anniversary of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, for which, it's being reported, Walt Disney Records gathered a collection of recordings inspired by the movie. The resulting compilation, titled Nightmare Revisited, will be released September 30 and features a pretty diverse lineup of artists. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2008

Pon Di Wire: Beenie Sizzle, Ce'Cile

Moses Davis’ star-studded Beenie Sizzle concert, held at Jamalca Sports Complex in Clarendon, was reportedly a major success, although the namesake headliner only performed for a little over 14 minutes before the police shut the concert down, just after 6 a.m. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2008

Dungen Announces Fall Tour

With a new drummer in tow, Swedish four-piece Dungen will head Stateside, for its first tour across the pond in three years. Johan Holmegard joins guitarist Reine Fiske, bassist Mattias Gustavsson, and Gustav Ejstes, and these guys' psych-jazz tunes are well worth catching in the live setting. The band will showcase material from its most recent release, 4, due out this fall.

Dates
10/24 Brooklyn, NY: Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/27 Hoboken, NJ: Maxwell's
10/28 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda's
10/30 Boston, MA: Great Scott
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  • 08/12/2008

The Bug Brings Zoo to North America

Kevin Martin (a.k.a. The Bug) released London Zoo last week, and he has a few North American dates planned to showcase the new material. For those already eager for more, check out a completely unreleased track called "Flying" over at RCRD LBL.

09/19 Nelson, BC: TBA
09/20 Vancouver, BC: Open Studios
09/21 Edmonton, AB: The Pawn Shop
09/26 Los Angeles, CA: TBA
09/27 San Francisco, CA: Club Six
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  • 08/12/2008

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