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The 12 Days of Christmas, Day 4

Fred Miketa gets educational on our asses, and recommends a post-punk history for the holidays. Check out This Heat's Out of Cold Storage Boxed Set.

I found this gem and thought, "Evidently there is a god and he really likes me."

Even the most informed heads sometimes need to fill gaps in their music history knowledge, and any good student of punk/post-punk will jump at this boxed set of re-mastered goods from one of the era's most daring acts.






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  • 12/05/2006

Fujiya & Miyagi Prep New Album

 

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  • 12/05/2006

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, Dec 4

Aaron LaCrate
Blow Remix EP
Milk Crate

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  • 12/04/2006

Mr. Lif, The Coup Survive Bus Crash

On Saturday night, December 2, a tour bus carrying Mr Lif, the Coup, and DJ Big Wiz crashed and caught fire outside San Diego. A statement from EL-P and Definitive Jux explains the incident:


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  • 12/04/2006

The 12 Days of Christmas, Day 3

Brianna Pope says seasoning your food will never be the same after using these Sad Ghost salt & pepper shakers.

With their beady eyes and jagged little frowns, it's hard to not want to cheer these little guys up with some TLC and home fixins.

Don't be sad, little ghosts. I will cheer you up with my fabulous cooking.

Crying for attention: Sad Ghost salt & pepper shakers





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  • 12/04/2006

Be the Next Jukie

Indie hip-hop label Definitive Jux (home to RJD2, Cage, The Perceptionists) has partnered with mtvU for a contest to find another name to add to the Jukie roster. Contestants have the chance to win an EP deal, a single/video collaboration with Def Jux's Mr. Lif, and a video premiere on mtvU and mtvU.com. Read more » 

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  • 12/04/2006

Featured Accessory: Fafi Bags

Famed French artist Fafi, known for her colorful designs featuring cutesy-but-cool characters, has collaborated with accessory label LeSportsac for a limited edition bag collection. Assorted items will feature Fafi designs at their girliest and brightest, and will be available at Colette in Paris beginning December 7. The store's eshop will stock them very soon.

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  • 12/03/2006

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