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  • 03/05/2008

Top 10: Xiu Xiu, Cut Copy, Robyn

Xiu Xiu
Women as Lovers
Kill Rock Stars
Release Date: Out Now

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Crystal Castles Postpone Tour Dates

Toronto duo Crystal Castles will postpone several upcoming tour dates, due to an injury suffered by singer Alice Glass.

From a recent press release:

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  • Filed under: news
  • 03/04/2008

Shawn Mortenson Releases Monograph, Readies Wild Party

He has captured urban street life, celebrities, the changing political climate, and contemporary artists with a camera for the last fifteen years, and now, artist and photographer Shawn Mortensen gathers these pieces together into a single monograph entitled Out of Mind.

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  • 03/04/2008

Immortal Technique Announces West Coast Tour

Political activist and MC Felipe Coronel (a.k.a. Immortal Technique) will hit the Left Coast and a few other cities this spring, for a promotional tour supporting his upcoming album, The 3rd World. Read more » 

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  • 03/04/2008

Jamie Lidell Preps North American Tour

Jamie Lidell is back. The U.K.-based musician and crooner extraordinaire will embark on a North American tour at the end of May to support his forthcoming album, Jim. Lidell will be joined onstage by a full band that includes saxophone and keyboards, in addition to guitars, bass, and drums. As the story goes, while wearing a trench coat, he set a speaker on fire at the 2006 Bumbershoot festival in Seattle (on accident, but whatever). Let's hope for similar antics this time around.

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  • 03/04/2008

Merge Announces Digital Store

Good news for Merge Records fans who desire instant gratification when purchasing music. The North Carolina-based indie label home to Dinosaur Jr., Caribou, and a ton of others has announced the opening of its digital store. Releases will be high quality MP3s or CD-quality FLAC files, with full album artwork and liner notes.

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  • 03/04/2008

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