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Deerhunter and Calvin Johnson Rock Athens

Georgia-based PR firm Team Clermont is on the brink of celebrating its 10th anniversary at its Summer Festival and Blue Ribbon Ball in Athens. The event will feature performances by artists represented by the firm before ringing in “The Prom,” with the formally garbed Bobby Conn, Thrill Jockey’s resident avant-pop badass.

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  • 06/20/2007

Cosmic Times

Italian dark-ravers Franz & Shape, have been hard at work refining and solidifying their reverberated ’80s sound. Listen to the duo’s Remix 12” (Relish), featuring Riot in Belgium, Tronik Youth, and Kissy Selllouts for cosmic enlightenment.

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  • 06/20/2007

Pon Di Wire: Collie Budz, Sean Paul, Paul McCartney

Orlando’s Uncle Sam has been raising eyebrows with his confident vocal tunes that strongly resemble those of Sanchez or Tristan Palma. The Caucasian singer joins Bahamian Collie Buddz, UK-based YT, and Germany’s Gentleman in a recent wave of multicultural international attention. Read more » 

The Go! Team Readies Proof of Youth

Every hipster, hip-hop head, and downtown shopper should be familiar with The Go! Team’s cheerleading squad that chanted on the band’s hits “Junior Kickstart” and “Huddle Formation.” Two years after such antics, the Brighton-based sextet remains in place on the indie sensation map and is unleashing its sophomore full-length, Proof of Youth.

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  • 06/20/2007

Confidance

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  • 06/20/2007

Daily Download: Josh Dahlberg “So Electro”

Michigan-based producer Josh Dahlberg adds some extra flavor to the classic Detroit sound by adorning it with Kraftwerkian vocals and shades of heavy metal. Is it us, or is this breakthrough artist on his way to making an impact on the techno sound?

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  • 06/20/2007

Burn My Shadow

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  • 06/19/2007

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