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  • 04/10/2008

Cool Kids, Zion I, Janelle Monae Participate in Darfur Now College Tour

On May 27, Ted Braun's documentary, Darfur Now, will drop on DVD via Warner Independent Pictures. The film follows the first-hand experiences of Don Cheadle, Hejewa Adam, Pablo Recalde, Ahmed Mahmoud Abaker, Louis Moreno-Ocampo, and Adam Sterling as they explore the ongoing humanitarian conflict in Darfur and attempt to raise awareness about the region's struggles.

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  • 04/09/2008

One Pure Thought

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  • 04/09/2008

Hakan Lidbo Expands Audience: To Space

Håkan Lidbo is dreaming of a crossover success, but it doesn't involve MySpace sponsoring his tour or MTV promoting his video. In fact, the prolific techno artist is trying to reach an audience even wider and stranger than the mainstream pop crowd. That's right, he wants to play music for aliens.

In the first attempt that we know of since the Voyager missions of the late '70s, Lidbo is seriously trying to get his music "out there."

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  • 04/09/2008

Pelican Annouces Tour

The members of Pelican have proven over the years that their informed, nuanced instrumental metal is anything but ironic, though that fact might have been unclear at first. "I have to tell people that I don't wear t-shirts as a joke," guitarist Laurent Lebec once told an interviewer about a Def Leppard shirt fans kept asking about. Though their songs explored minor key melodies on 2005's The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw, expect a heavy pummeling of the mind in the live sets they'll be performing with over the next few months.
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  • 04/09/2008

Pon Di Wire: Bass Odyssey Tops In U.K., Sizzla Sings On Mariah Cut

World Clash Jamaica winner Mighty Crown went down early. Killamanjaro, featuring Ricky Trooper, was voted out too. Matterhorn, Sentinel, and Black Kat nah mek it to the finale. When it came down to dub fi dub, it was two veterans, Jamaica’s Bass Odyssey and the U.K.'s David Rodigan, who stood across from each other in the last round of the seventh and final UK Cup Clash held Sunday, April 6 at the Stratford Rex in London. Bass Odyssey, known as “sound from country,” lead by selector Squingy, was victorious. More details soon. Read more » 

Top 10: Wighnomy Brothers, The Presets

Thank You
Terrible Two
Thrill Jockey
Release Date: April 22

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