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2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Bic Runga excited about playing for home crowds

In the meantime, she has jammed with former Mint Chicks frontman Cody Nielson , had another baby and toured Britain.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Tributes paid to 'Fat Beast' Saints fan

Jon Driscoll, known as Fat Beast, was a cult personality of the British indie scene during the 1980s and 1990s with band Carter USM.

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3 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

Y Not enjoy the festival this weekend?

DIZZEE Rascal, The Fratellis, White Lies, De La Soul, Razorlight, Shed Seven and Frank Turner are among the eclectic line-up of bands at the Y Not Festival in Derbyshire this weekend.

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7 hrs ago | News Shopper

Interview: Deptford band Athlete ready for rare homecoming gig at On Blackheath festival

These days, you're more likely to spot chart-topping indie band Athlete at a south east London boozer enjoying a quiet pint than on stage at Glastonbury.

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10 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Minus The Bear Announces 'Lost Loves' Released October 6th 2014

Minus The Bear will release their latest LP, Lost Loves, via Big Scary Monsters in the UK and Europe on October 6th.

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12 hrs ago | City Pages

The 10 best 'Bear' bands in rock 'n' roll

Enough with all of the endless chatter about the best hair bands of all-time. What about the best "Bear" bands? While listening to Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old , I was struck by the proliferation in "Bear" band names.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Minus the Bear

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Village Voice

Getting Hi-Fi Love on Hi-Fi

The digital jukebox is a modern-bar mainstay , a strangely sterile presence in a sticky, moldy, and otherwise downtrodden place.

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Related Topix: Bright Eyes, The Strokes, The National, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Music

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

CD Reviews: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; Eric Clapton & Friends; 'Weird Al' Yankovic and more

For a guy whose late-period songs regard most of humanity with the kind of unsentimental gaze that George Orwell turned on the pigs he tried to raise, Tom Petty shows a lot of grudging enthusiasm for rooting in the slop with the rest of us.

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Related Topix: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty, Punk, Paul McGann, American Dream, J.J. Cale, Blues, Weird, Entertainment

Time

REVIEW: Jenny Lewis Is Out of This World on The Voyager

Jenny Lewis is the kind of artist who could drop an album of animal noises she recorded in the woods and still have fans foaming at the mouth.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rilo Kiley, The Postal Service

Brooklynvegan

ex-Carissa's Wierd singer Jenn Ghetto releasing new S album on Hardly ...

Onetime Carissa's Wierd singer Jenn Ghetto has been releasing records as S since the band broke up back in 2003.

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ContactMusic.com

Carter Stars Pay Tribute To Beloved Warm-up Act

British pop band Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine have paid tribute to their touring talisman Jon 'fat' Beast following his death at the age of 51. The Only Living Boy In New Cross hitmakers employed Beast as a compere and warm-up act on tour, and he quickly became a hit with fans for encouraging them to bellow an insulting chant about his ... (more)

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Stereogum

Premature Evaluation: Spoon They Want My Soul

There's a moment on Spoon's new song "Outlier" where Britt Daniel sneaks a sharp splinter of film criticism into one of the tough, terse, personal songs that Spoon is so known for: "I remember when you walked out of Garden State / You had taste, you had taste / You had no time to waste."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Spoon, The Shins

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents: "How Time Has Ticked A Heaven Round The Stars"

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.

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Related Topix: Richard Burton, R-N-B, Yo la Tengo, Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, Pop/Rock, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cranberries

City Paper

ToDo ToDay: Mates of State, Black Sparks, and Stupid Fucking Bird

Though U Street Music Hall regularly plays host to buzzy DJs and local purveyors of electronic music, its bookers also make room for smaller indie-rock acts.

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Brooklynvegan

A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn and Field Mouse add...

Topshelf Records has put out a handful of excellent releases over the past few years, and this year four of its bands will head out on Topshelf's first-ever label tour.

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Related Topix: Minus the Bear, Philadelphia, PA

ContactMusic.com

Dan Michaelson And The Coastguards Announce New Album 'Distance' Plus ...

Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards will release their new album 'Distance' through State 51 on 18th August.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Civil War 1864 stamps to honor U.S. Colored Troops

U.S. Colored Troops will be honored with a series of commemorative stamps to be released Wednesday in Petersburg, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Petersburg, VA, The Postal Service, Painting, Arts, United States Military Academy

San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame post office could move to Primrose Road: U.S. Postal...

The downtown Burlingame post office will not be moving to 1100 Howard Ave., the current location of Calico Corners, but the long-vacant 329 Primrose Road is now being considered.

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NME

Ryan Adams helps out on an underwhelming outing

Jenny Lewis' third solo album changed course dramatically when Ryan Adams got his hands on it.

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ETonline

'Lucy' Knocks Out 'Hercules' To Dominate The Weekend Box Office

According to the action sci-fi thriller Lucy, using more than 10% of your brain's full capacity can allow you to bend the laws of physics and stop time.

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Related Topix: Hercules, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Sex Tape, Movies, Entertainment

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