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Jamie Stewart Talks Solo Tour

Anyone familiar with Xiu Xiu’s music knows that frontman Jamie Stewart channels emotion through his songs like no other (this is, after all, the guy whose band takes its namesake from a film concerning Mao Tse-Tung's Cultural Revolution horrors). It follows, then, that seeing Stewart and Co. in the live setting involves a kind of awe that borders on unsettling at times.

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  • 02/11/2009

New: Tanya Morgan, FINALE, K'NAAN

Interdependent Media (iM) is a label that describes itself by stating "We put out records. Good ones, at that," on its website.

Keeping that concise characterization in mind, we'll tell you what the Berkeley, CA-based indie hip-hop imprint has on the burners for 2009.

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  • 02/11/2009

Semi Babe 2

Part two of Pop Levi's saccharin single, "Semi Babe," is much more exciting if you line it up with its counterpart. Hey, where did his hat go? Oh yeah, the other screen. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2009

Semi Babe 1

Sugar-coated crooner Pop Levi has created a dynamic video for his latest single, "Semi Babe." For those who have the patience to line them up correctly, this video, along with its counterpart, will create a layered, private concert effect. Madness! Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2009

So Fine

"So Fine" is off of Brooklyn-based duo Telepathe's latest offering, Dance Mother. The video for the song follows bandmembers Busy Gangnes and Melissa Livaudais, and will please anyone who's a fan of heavy synths, strange breakfasts, and interludes of street dancing. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2009

Daft Punk China Show is a Scam

Bad news for Daft Punk fans in China, particularly those who paid for a ticket to the rumored "secret show" that was announced yesterday via a now-defunct Facebook message.

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  • 02/10/2009

Thomas Fehlmann, Gudrun Gut Play CMKY

Multi-day electronic-music gatherings are to be expected in places like Miami, Barcelona, Montreal, and Detroit. Boulder, CO is a less likely destination for artists like Thomas Fehlmann and Christopher Willits to wind up, but that’s exactly where they—along with 50 or so other artists from around the world—will perform come April, for the second annual Communikey Festival of Electronic Arts (CMKY).

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  • 02/09/2009

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