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Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur

Up next from Sigur Rós is this live footage, though it's set Read more » 

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  • 08/20/2008

Stars Like Fleas to Tour

Stars Like Fleas have been on our radar a few years now, but when the Brooklyn-based band dropped its folk-meets-jazz-meets-rock album, The Ken Burns Effect this past June, the music world sat up and took note of the band's ambitious musical arrangements that seem both soothing and disorienting. It's a combination that seems apt for live performances, and we'll see for sure when the band hits the road this fall. Check this track for a hint at what's to come.

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  • 08/20/2008

Bradford Cox "Ending All Bad Vibes"

Following this weekend's drama, in which an unmastered copy of Deerhunter's Weird Era Cont. and Atlas Sound's unreleased Logos were found on Bradford Cox's blog and leaked, the über-prolific songwriter is ready to call a truce (following a rather impassioned rant).

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  • 08/20/2008

Supermayer to Close Decibel Festival

Those attending Seattle's fifth Decibel Festival can add Kompakt Records' stars Michael Mayer and Superpitcher to the already extensive lineup.

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  • 08/20/2008

Pon Di Wire: Queen Ifrica, Ninja Man

This week’s Pon Di Wire is “live”-icated to the great trumpeter, Johnny “Dizzy” Moore, who passed away Saturday, August 16 at age 70. In 1963, Moore joined Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, and Lloyd Knibb in The Skatalites, Jamaica’s most noted jazz orchestra. Read more » 

Live at McCarren Park

Those Manchester, U.K.-based disco rockers in The Whip released their X Marks Destination album earlier this year on Southern Fried, and they have a large handful of tour dates planned, for which they'll show off material from the release. Check a recent performance here, when the band played this past July at McCarren Park in Brooklyn. Much head nodding behind the PowerBook ensues here. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2008

Top 10: Takka Takka, XL, Anthony Rother

Takka Takka
Migration
Ernest Jenning
Release Date: Out Now

A comprehensive sampler of many different styles of music (everything from psychedelia to future-folk), Migration finds this Brooklyn-based band turning the indie-pop sound on its head, experimenting with rhythms, tempos, and the like, proving there's more than one way to strum a guitar.

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