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GTA IV comes to PC
Rockstar officially announced that the latest in its epic crime-committing series, Grand Theft Auto IV, will be hitting the PC on November 18 in North America and November 21 in Europe.

Little in the way of details is known about new content, however, we are aware that Rockstar North is handling the port itself and there will be expanded multi-player options. We just don’t know what they are yet. Though we expect lots more hi-def Russian accents!

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Matthew Herbert and His Big Band Return

Matthew Herbert–musical innovator, multi-instrumentalist, and lover of experiment (see 2004's Plat Du Jour, an album comprised entirely of sounds made from food). The British artist has been dropping tracks for over a decade now, and shows no signs of either slowing down or embracing convention.

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  • 08/06/2008

Beach House Readies Tour Dates, Single

After exhausting themselves on the road earlier this year, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally (otherwise known as gauzy guitar duo Beach House) holed up in the studio to write a new track, "Used to Be," which they'll release as a limited edition 7" on October 21. The single will also contain a four-track demo version of "Apple Orchard," a song from the duo's self-titled album from 2006. The latter is said to be one of the first tracks Legrand and Scally ever recorded, so there's a nice slice of history for you. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2008

Pon Di Wire: Bounty Killer, Tanya Stephens

Today, Wednesday, August 6, marks Jamaica’s 46th independence day! Read Prime Minister Bruce Golding’s speech to the nation for his take on where the country is at and going.

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DJ /Rupture Preps New Mix Compilation

Jace Clayton's back, ready to rock the speakers with another dub-heavy mix made under his DJ /Rupture alias. Uproot, due for release October 3 on Agriculture Records, is Clayton's first compilation since returning to Brooklyn from a seven-year stint in Spain, and as usual, the album is a sampling of bass and beats goodness. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2008

Tricky Plans U.S. Tour Dates

It's been five years since we've seen English trip-hopper Tricky perform on U.S. shores, and finally, the man born Adrian Thaws has announced some Stateside performances. Shows will be in support of his new album, Knowle West Boy, which is set to drop September 9 via Domino. In addition to performing tracks off the release, Thaws has also promised to pull out songs from his entire catalog, backed by a brand-new band. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2008

Indian Jewelry Announces Tour

The members of Indian Jewelry just announced a set of tour dates in support of their 2008 release, For Free Gold. The L.A.-based makers of moody noise rock will hit the road tonight, in Austin, TX, then travel West through various cities for the rest of the month. Catch them at one of these dates:

08/06 Austin, TX: Emo's
08/08 Tucson, AZ: Solar Culture
08/10 Los Angeles, CA: The Echo
08/15 San Luis Obispo, CA: Retrospect
08/16 San Francisco, CA: The Hemlock
08/21 Eureka, CA: The Little Red
08/22 Portland, OR: Someday Lounge
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  • 08/06/2008

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