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Brian Lichtenberg for Blood Is The New Black Balenciaga and RIP YSL t-shirts
$33, bloodisthenewblack.com




Rocksmith Tokyo Getto Boys crewneck
$60, rocksmithtokyo.com



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Restiform Bodies Hold Remix Contest

On September 30 of this year, freak-hop super-group Restiform Bodies released its album, TV Loves You Back. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2008

No Age, Pinback Play Noise Pop 2009

San Francisco will once again welcome the end of winter with its annual Noise Pop festival, now in its 17th year. The multi-day music and film event is set to take place February 24 - March 1, 2009, in various locations around the city.

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  • 11/24/2008

Cash in My Pocket

Since money's tight for everyone these days and restaurants are featuring specials like "Credit Crunch Lunch," Wiley decided to throw a little humor into these grim times with this video. Whether he hired actors or just bumrushed a nearby office building and directed actual employees in unclear, but it's a pretty hilarious video that features the suit-clad workforce lip-synching to Wiley's rhymes and R&B singer Daniel Merriweather's vocals and dancing around merrily–despite the times. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2008

Vivian Girls Cover Beach Boys on New 7"

With a lengthy tour winding down, Vivian Girls are rewarding all their hard work with a little fun for the end of the year. As in, the Surf's Up Fun Pack, which the trio is releasing via its site as we speak. Vivian Girls fans can currently score a new 7", the ocean-themed "Surf's Up," a t-shirt, two postcards, and a button, for $20.

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  • 11/24/2008

Atmosphere's God Loves Ugly Reissued

Rhymesayers has announced the re-release of Atmosphere's 2002 album, God Loves Ugly, which has been out-of-print for over a year now.

According to a post by the Minneapolis-based duo, the re-issue will be "uglier than ever," and will feature a bonus DVD that was originally the limited-edition Sad Clown Bad Dub 4 DVD.

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  • 11/24/2008

Kraftwerk's Hilpert Suffers Heart Attack

Kraftwerk was forced to cancel its November 22 show at Melbourne's Global Gathering Festival when member Fritz Hilpert suffering a heart attack. Hilpert was taken to a hospital, though reports are that the attack was minor and that the band performed the next day.

Hear the crowd's aghast cries at the news when Global Gathering's MC stepped onstage to announce that the band would not be performing:

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  • 11/24/2008

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