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The Cool Kids Prep EP, Tour

It hasn't been so long since Chuck Inglish (Evan Ingersoll) and Mikey Rocks (Antoine Reed) met on MySpace and started performing in Chicago venues together as The Cool Kids, but these two have some serious accomplishments under their belts since 2005. What with performing alongside Clipse and De La Soul and catching the attention of every national music publication from XLR8R to Rolling Stone, it's no wonder they haven't had time to unleash an actual release to the masses until now.

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  • 05/19/2008

Dead Between the Walls

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  • 05/19/2008

Loading... WiiWare Launches, Rock Revolution Announced

WiiWare Launches
Nintendo’s long awaited downloadable games channel, WiiWare, launched this week. Different from the “Virtual Console,” which allows you to download old-school games from other consoles, WiiWare games are all new titles developed specifically for the Wii and take advantage of the system hardware. It's being billed as a haven for smaller companies to crack into a wider market.

The initial WiiWare offerings are as such:

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edIT Offering Reward for Stolen Laptop

A producer's laptop being stolen is essentially the equivalent to a band losing every single one of its instruments, and unfortunately, such a thing occurred last night in Denver to edIT. The L.A.-based producer played a show with his Glitch Mob crew, after which someone snagged the computer and disappeared.

From edIT:

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  • 05/16/2008

Di Plane Land

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  • 05/15/2008

Deerhunter Announces Tour Dates

Bradford Cox will take a break from his work with Atlas Sound to join his Deerhunter crew again for a set of tour dates, the bulk of which are supporting, uh, Nine Inch Nails. Past tours have included such antics as performing onstage smeared in fake blood and Cox donning a sundress, so expect nothing less than intensity and eccentricity at these shows.

Meanwhile, a yet-to-be titled follow-up to Cryptograms is slated for release later this year. The album is said to be in production right now.

Tour Dates
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  • 05/15/2008

Redbud Releases Symeonn Remixes

Brooklyn-based conscious reggae artist Rob Symeonn’s distinctly pitched voice is both fragile and deliberate, which allows his clean-living roots and culture lyrics to sound inspirational rather than bossy. Songs like “King Tafari,” “Good Over Evil,” and “Empress,” on the 2006 album Chosen One (Redbud), showcased his range and consistency, as did this year’s uniquely cognizant “Pork Eater” on dubmaster Tiklah’s full length for Easy Star. Read more » 

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  • 05/15/2008

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