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Panther Offers Monthly Free MP3 Covers

While they work diligently on the follow-up to their last album, 14 kt God, the kids of Portland’s caustic-pop outfit Panther will give away a free cover MP3 every month on their blog for the next two years. Read more » 

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  • 11/14/2008

Sigur Rós Release Special Edition Album

Fans of Sigur Rós will be pleased to know that the Icelandic post-rock band plans to release a deluxe edition of their ethereal fifth album, Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (“with a buzz in our ears we play endlessly”), which came out last spring.

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  • 11/14/2008

Give the Drummer Sum

From the first bold horn blasts to the final shake of the rump, this video for Black Milk’s bumping single off of the new album, Tronic, pulses with funky energy. “Give the Drummer Sum” features an improved late-'90s-style screensaver moving in hypnotic swirls of texture and color around sinuous go-go dancers and musicians sharply dressed in coordinated black-and-white semi-formal attire. As the band heats up, the images only become progressively more psychedelic. Go, daddy, go! Lulu McAllister Read more » 

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  • 11/14/2008

White Fang Release Album, Shreds U.S.

Pure Evil, the new record by Portland thrash-rockers White Fang, is now out on Marriage Records. The album tempers textbook rock moments with quirky brass accents, group sing-alongs and retro pop guitar lines.

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  • 11/14/2008

San Serac, Copy Remix Faunts

The music of Faunts could easily be described as epic, cinematic, and entirely remixable. Thus, the Canadian five-piece outfit has handed its tunes over to friends who are up for the task of reworking them.

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  • 11/13/2008

Kitsuné Launches Maison Tour U.K.

For the last several years, Kitsuné’'s been known for unveiling the latest sounds in electronic music, championing the careers of artists like Crystal Castles, The Whip, Guns 'N' Bombs, and other cool kids. So now, the crew will leave its homebase in Paris and cross the channel for the Kitsune Maison U.K. tour. Read more » 

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  • 11/13/2008

Muxtape Founder Chats MP3s

Muxtape was shut down by the industry back in August, but that hasn't deterred site founder Justin Oulette's enthusiasm for music, the web, and the evolution of the two. Besides the lengthy post he left on the Muxtape site in September, he's also featured on WePC TV's first episode of "I Want My MP3," a new series in which show hosts sit down with creative brains to discuss music and technology. Read more » 

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  • 11/13/2008

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