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Liars Announce Tour with No Age

Now that the three members in Liars have released an album on Mute that blasted through all conventions of the puzzling art-rock genre and been around the U.S. supporting, uh, Interpol, they are ready for their own headlining tour, scheduled to begin early next year.

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  • 12/13/2007

Yeasayer Plans Tour

Heard Yeasayer's All Hour Cymbals yet? Read more » 

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  • 12/13/2007

Pon Di Wire: Sting News, Police Raids and New Reggae Videos

Veteran rocksteady singer Alton Ellis has been admitted to the hospital in London, U.K. Known for his soaring, soulful voice, Ellis penned the original “I’m Still In Love,” and was known as Mr. Rock & Soul. Ellis still occasionally records new tracks and regularly performs. We wish him a speedy recovery.

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Soul Label Stax Celebrates With Three DVDs

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Breakestra, Orgone, and The Bamboos may have caught the ear of today’s young funk fans, but those artists would be nowhere without Stax Records’ soul. The Memphis, TN label that gave the world Sam & Dave, Booker T & The MGs, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes (pictured above), and Otis Redding was recently reborn, signing new artists, including Angie Stone and Soulive. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2007

Amplive's Radiohead Remix Album Details Unveiled

Oakland, CA-based producer and DJ Amplive has put together a Radiohead remix album entitled Rainydayz Remixes, available in digital-only format on January 10 and free to anyone that took the time to download the band’s original and highly publicized In Rainbows album.

From a recent press release:

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  • 12/12/2007

Work To Do (Official Video)

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  • 12/11/2007

Léonard de Léonard Preps New EP

When your musical influences are equal parts techno, 8-bit, and hip-hop, intriguing things are bound to arise. In the case of The Screaming Dance EP, French producer Léonard de Léonard's latest release, those things include frantically-paced synths, random intervals of yelling, and the overall feeling that one is trapped inside a videogame quest gone awry. Somehow all this works–startlingly well. Friends Chris de Luca (formerly of Funkstorung) and Phon.O step in to provide remixes of the EP's title track. Read more » 

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  • 12/11/2007

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