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Health Embarks on U.S. Tour

SoCal synth punks Health will hit the road this summer, following the release of last year's self-titled album for Lovepump United and its subsequent remix disc, Health/Disco. The five-piece outfit from Los Angeles kicked off a set of dates last night in Denver and will be hitting clubs and venues around the U.S. for the rest of the month. From there, they'll play a couple dates in Europe before darting right back over the pond for some West Coast shows.

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  • 07/15/2008

Girl Talk, Chromeo Play Capitol Hill

With Sup Pop's 20th Anniversary Party finished and the 2008 Decibel Festival still a couple months away, Seattle looks to to another kind of multi-day party for the interim. The Capitol Hill Block Party, now in its 11th year, is an annual music showcase that gathers indie and underground bands in the U.S., with a special focus on Northwest-based artists.

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  • 07/15/2008

Carl Craig, The Bug Headline Decibel

Seattle's Decibel Festival will return for its fifth year this fall, and while the four-day music, art, and media event has always boasted a worthwhile lineup, it seems the organizers have gone all out for 2008.

Detroit techno legend Car Craig will take some time away from his busy schedule to headline the show, and joining him will be artists from all corners of dance music, including Lusine, The Bug, Jeff Samuel, Jahcoozi, Audion, Tujiko Noriko, and a bunch of others listed below.

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  • 07/15/2008

Architecture in Helsinki Release EP

Like it or Not seems an apt title for the latest offering from Architecture in Helsinki, a band that proved with its last release, Places Like This, that any direction is possible and the band will choose any path it pleases in terms of its musical evolution.

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  • 07/15/2008

Paris Readies New Album

Always an outspoken and emphatic activist when it comes to politics, Guerilla Funk label boss, Public Enemy collaborator, and artist in his own right Paris is ready to unleash another solo album, just in time for the 2008 elections.

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  • 07/15/2008

Left Behind

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  • 07/15/2008

Banksy Identity Revealed?

Despite Hollywood elite buying his paintings and worldwide fame for stunts like placing a Guantanamo Bay prisoner replica at Disneyland, Banksy has remained an elusive figure in the art world.

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  • 07/14/2008

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