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Lars Horntveth Readies Second Album

Always ready to bend and tweak musical formulas, Jaga Jazzist frontman Lars Horntveth has announced a follow-up to his 2004 debut solo album–and it's a single track long.

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  • 10/28/2008

Marnie Stern Preps Tour Dates

Femme fatale and absolute guitar wizard Marnie Stern has announced more tour dates for the fall, in addition to the previously announced batch with Gang Gang Dance. She'll be showcasing songs from her elaborately named sophomore album and showing off those shred skills through the end of November.

11/03 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle*
11/04 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry*
11/05 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall*
11/07 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge*
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  • 10/28/2008

Atlas Sound Drops Halloween Tracks

Deerhunter's latest album, Microcastle may have only come out today, but Bradford Cox just put a couple more Atlas Sound tracks on his blog, only further confirming our suspicions that he doesn't, in fact, sleep and must stay up all night, every night, writing music.

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  • 10/27/2008

M83 Releases New Vinyl, Tours

Vinyl junkies have a treat awaiting them for the holidays, as Anthony Gonzalez has just announced he'll be releasing all five of his M83 albums on vinyl. M83, Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghosts, Before the Dawn Heals Us, Digital Shades Vol. 1, and his most recent full-length, Saturdays = Youth, will each be re-released as a double-LP packaged with a bonus CD.

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  • 10/27/2008

Martinez Brothers Talk Gear, Tunes

Bronx-bred brothers Steve and Chris Martinez are insistent on bucking the DJ trend on a few different levels. At 19 and 16 years of age respectively, they exhibit an impressive dexterity as DJs and an intimate connection with a genre of music deeply ingrained in their DNA: house. They’re an anomaly of their generation, and not just because they’ve spun crowds into frenzies in Ibiza, Hong Kong, London, and Switzerland before they’ve even hit legal drinking age. Read more » 

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  • 10/24/2008

Michna Tours, Makes Soup

Brooklyn-based beatmaker and former Secret Frequency Crew member Michna will kick off a tour tonight in Baltimore. The recent Ghosty International signee dropped his debut album, Magic Monday, earlier this month and it's highly likely he'll incorporate tracks from the album into the handful of live sets he's scheduled to play, including one CMJ showcase with his new Ghostly brethren Matthew Dear's Big Hands, School of Seven Bells, and Mike Servito.

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  • 10/24/2008

Sebastien Tellier Adds U.S. Tour Dates

Sebastien Tellier and his sexual sportswear will return to the U.S. for a few more shows, following an earlier round of dates the French multi-instrumentalist and master of lovemaking did earlier this summer. He'll stop off in major U.S. cities at the beginning of December, and tickets for these shows will likely go fast.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 10/23/2008

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