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  • 05/14/2010

Watch Ariel Pink Perform "Menopause Man" Live



We love Ariel Pink—after all, the LA troubadour is the cover star of our brand-new issue—so we're pretty jazzed to see that he's recorded a number of live, in-studio performances with his Haunted Graffiti bandmates. Watch "Menopause Man" above, and then head here to check out a few other tracks, including a couple of selections from the forthcoming Before Today album, which comes out on June 8. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Oval Returns After 10 Years With New Sounds

Glitch and minimal pioneer Markus Popp returns after a 10-year silence with new sounds under his Oval moniker. Though 2003's So collaboration with vocalist Eriko Toyada was wildly successful, Popp decided to focus his efforts anew during his time away, utilizing live recording techniques and organic instrumentation. The culmination of these experiments is the 15-song Oh EP, coming out June 15, which will be followed by a full-length album later in the summer. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Jamie Lidell to Tour North America in June

Subversive soul singer Jamie Lidell is merely days from releasing his fourth album (and third for Warp), Compass. We've already got a taste of the record in his new music video for "The Ring," and now there's another video floating about online of his live band warming up for their upcoming tour. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

City Guide Weekend Events Round-Up

As you all should know quite well by now, we teamed up with that big ol' car/music/lifestyle company Scion to bring you our wide-ranging metropolitan to-do list, the XLR8R City Guide. One of our favorite aspects of the app is its consistently updated list of concerts, parties, and events, all happening in a US city near you. Here's our latest rundown of what's to come this weekend. Read more » 

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  • 05/13/2010

DJ Funk and Caribou Rock and Talk on Red Bull Radio

Though it may seem on the surface that the dirty, hyperactive ghetto house purveyed by DJ Funk has little to do with the tender, electronic bedroom-pop crafted by Caribou, Red Bull Music Academy Radio has provided a common thread for the disparate artists. Read more » 

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  • 05/13/2010

Solvent Tours North America This Summer

In support of Subject to Shift, the first full-length in six years under his Solvent moniker, Jason Amm will undertake a whirlwind US tour this summer. Starting in his hometown of Toronto, Amm will bring his synth-pop stylings to cities across the northern half of the US, including stops at the weekly Wierd Records party in New York City and the Ghostly showcase at San Francisco's Mezzanine club. Be prepared for Solvent's dystopian, acerbic electronic pop, and check out the full tour schedule after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 05/13/2010

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