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Pon Di Wire: Bunny Wailer, Esco, Levi Roots

Jah Cure’s three-day CureFest has been successfully staged. At the main show, after a who’s-who of Jamaican talent performed, Cure finally took the stage at 7 a.m., releasing three white doves upon his entrance. “Dressed in all white, with the African map emblazoned on the front and back of the outfit, Cure launched into the single “Good Morning Jah Jah” as he welcomed the rising sun,” the Jamaica Observer reported.

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WHY? Preps EP, Gets Remixed by Dntel, Boards of Canada

“The Hollows,” a single from Yoni Wolf's WHY? project's forthcoming Alopecia full-length, features more of the folk-inspired arty hip-hop the group is infamous for, plus a swarm of diverse guests, including Subtle's Doseone, Cryptacize's Nedelle, and Fog's Andrew Broder and Mark Erickson. Set to drop November 19 (via Anticon. in the States and November 18 in Europe, via Tomlab), the EP even comes packed with some drool-worthy remixes and covers to boot.

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  • 10/24/2007

Baang

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  • 10/24/2007

Pon Di Wire: Lucky Dube Mourned, Jah Cure Tour Cancelled

Following the murder of South African reggae singer Lucky Dube on Thursday, October 18, police announced the arrest of five suspects. Dube, 43, was the victim of an apparent carjacking that occurred while he was dropping his kids off at a relative’s. The death of the musician–who was sometimes called “Africa’s Bob Marley”–has prompted an outpouring of grief from fans.

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XLR8R TV Episode 31: Dan Deacon's Control Crowd

Using a mix of social skills, trashed electronics, and neon tape, Dan Deacon can turn a crowd of adults into 9-year old spazzes cracked out on Pop Tarts & Nickelodeon. Here, he works his magic at UC Berkeley and lets us in on the secrets of mass mind control.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 10/23/2007

Tour: Muscles

Melbourne, Australia-based Muscles–whose Guns Babes Lemonade debut hits the U.S. today–will play a handful of dates in North America at the end of this month, before joining electro icons Daft Punk on their tour of Australia this December.

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  • 10/23/2007

Sun Lips

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  • 10/23/2007

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