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School of Seven Bells Preps Tour, Single

Kraut-rock revivalists Fujiya & Miyagi announced a U.S. tour back in December, and they won't be going it alone for some of those dates. Benjamin Curtis and the Deheza twins (a.k.a. School of Seven Bells) are slated to join the band for several shows, drone melodies in tow.

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  • 01/19/2009

Loco Dice Mixes NRK Comp

A decade ago, Loco Dice was opening for the likes of Usher, Ice Cube, and Snoop and honing in on his rap skills. Switching to house music—which he did around 2003—isn't exactly a predictable next step, but unexpected surprises are something he likes to give his fans. A few of those are likely to crop up on his latest effort, the inaugural installment of a new compilation series NRK has dubbed The Lab.

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  • 01/19/2009

Aer Obama

Here's a video that could potentially even sway the odd Republican or two into being an Obama fan (oh wait, that already happened). Directing team GOLD took Adam Freeland's remix of the track "Aerodynamic," by Daft Punk, and turned it into a "mixed-media stop-motion music video." What better way to celebrate tomorrow’s historical moment than with dancing toys and a lazer show? Read more » 

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  • 01/19/2009

Cut&Paste 2009 Tour Announced

Cut&Paste’s 2009 Digital Design Tournament goes above and beyond most art competitions. Rather than the standard submit-and-wait format favored by most contests, this one treats design like a spectator sport, with live, quick-paced, one-of-a-kind 15-minute design competition rounds (including 3D and motion) displayed on massive screens at each of numerous venues.

The tournament will begin another worldwide, 16-city tour in February, starting with Los Angeles on February 21 and wrapping up in Sydney on June 6.

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  • 01/16/2009

High Places are Still on Tour

This latest list of dates marks no less than the seventh tour High Places will take in support of their self-titled debut album that arrived via Thrill Jockey last year.

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  • 01/16/2009

Feed Me

Trevor Loveys and Shab Ruffcut took their forthcoming track "Feed Me" very literally when it came time to making the video. The cast of characters includes: a crying baby (presumably hungry), a goat (ditto), several Ronald McDonalds bearing trays of Big Macs, some old-school cartoon characters, and lots of food items flashing around in seizure-inducing colors. Strangely, none of it induced hunger cravings.

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  • 01/16/2009

Gui Boratto Readies Second Album

File that cover in the "Most Disturbing Album Art of the Month" box, but at least the image below means Gui Boratto has finished his sophomore album and is ready to send it into the hands of the club masses.

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  • 01/16/2009

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