With a new date of October 17 set as the release day for her Public Warning album on Def Jam Records, grime's favorite midget Lady Sovereign heads stateside for another US tour in support. Public Warning marks Sov's major label debut, so expect packed houses coast to coast for this cheeky young lady.
10/23 Montreal, Club Soda
10/24 Toronto, Opera House Concert Venue
10/26 Boston, Paradise Rock Club
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With his sophomore full-length, Tacoma Mockingbird, Eliot Lipp suddenly found himself on the radar of numerous fans, journalists, and booking agents, and 2006 became a very busy year. Choosing to stay with the same synth-funk instrumental hip-hop from that release for his latest project, Lipp presents ten songs that serve as a kind of companion to Tacoma Mockingbird.
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The forthcoming album marks the third release for the Montreal-based art-rock trio that specializes in synths, drums, and guitar noise, and who has been cited as "juvenile fury" by some. In any case, Sangue Puro will definitely make you dance when you hear it, or at the very least understand why the band has developed a following that includes The Gossip, Erase Errata, and Sonic Youth. Stay tuned for details on an upcoming shows during the months of October and November.
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Yes, the whole Paris Hilton punked by Banksy has already made international headlines and in only a day has become slightly old hat, but we couldn't resist throwing this up on the site today. Here's a blow by blow video account of how the notorious street artist/professional prankster did a little embellishing of Paris Hilton's new album.
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