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2 hrs ago | Ninme

The month's best music: DJ Mustard, Makonnen, Sunny Sweeney and more

Debut albums rarely double as victory laps, but it's been an extraordinary year for DJ Mustard, the Los Angeles producer responsible for this summer's most exquisite hip-hop singles.

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6 hrs ago | Mashable

The New King of Kickstarter

Ryan Grepper likes to call himself a visionary, a mad scientist and a lover of all things DIY.

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Related Topix: Cooler, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Inventions, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | The Stranger

Scene and Heard

This is very necessary: In the Red Records is doing a vinyl reissue of Boredom and Terror , the 2004 debut album by 2011 Stranger Genius Award winners the Intelligence .

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7 hrs ago | The Stranger

Data Breaker

Los Angeles trio Ssleaze push a strident strain of synth punk, aggro vocals and all.

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8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Entertainment: Williams' classic "Cat" to kick off O'Neill fest

Seventh Grade, Parkside Junior High in San Bruno, Friday night and several of us suburban young lads were planning an evening at the El Camino Theater, watching some sort of animal picture.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Drama Movies, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Celebrities, Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, Danville, CA

12 hrs ago | Billboard

Rock Duo Death From Above 1979: Being in a Band Together - Is No Longer Repulsive'

For most bands, an eight-year break would be career-ending. But for Death From Above 1979 , it was a long, much-needed breath of fresh air.

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16 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Minus the Bear reissuing 'They Make Beer Commercials Like This' &...

Minus the Bear will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the They Make Beer Commercials Like This EP this year, and in honor of that they'll be giving the EP, along with 2007's Planet of Ice LP, a reissue on September 30 via Suicide Squeeze .

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Related Topix: Minus the Bear, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

17 hrs ago | NME

The Kooks announce November UK tour dates

The tour will follow the release of new LP 'Listen' on September 1. Produced by frontman Luke Pritchard and hip-hop producer Inflo, it features the recent singles 'Down' and 'Around Town'.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Cape Town Boardwalk - August 26, 2014

FIRED UP: Floating Outfit Project presents In Case of Fire, Run for the Elevator by Boyzie Cekwana at the Live Art Festival.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Arts, Dance, Belarus,

22 hrs ago | City Paper

ToDo ToDay: The Lost Angel, Savion Glover, and Frog Eyes

In 1966, it didn't take much for the East German government to ban a film with possible existential themes, particularly if the film was a comment on the Nazis' confiscation of art in the years leading up to World War II.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Anacostia (Washington, DC), Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Outstate MN cities fight postal service closings

National lawmakers have joined Minnesota mayors in the fight to keep mail processing centers in four outstate cities from closing.

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Related Topix: Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Amy Klobuchar, Representative Rick Nolan, US House of Representatives, The Postal Service, Minnesota, Bemidji, MN

Examiner.com

Fears of American Ebola outbreak misguided, experts say

There is a scene in George Roy Hill's classic film, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, "where Robert Redford's Sundance expresses his reservations about leaping off a cliff and into the river below in order to evade the clutches of fast-approaching bounty hunters.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, World News, Congo, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Bishop Allen

Before forming Bishop Allen in 2002, Justin Rice did stints with the Pissed-Officers and Depeche Mode.

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Related Topix: Yo la Tengo, New Orleans, LA

Log Cabin Democrat

Academy gets new artistic director

A long awaited prayer has been answered for the Faulkner Academy of Arts. Dean "Doc" Cato has joined their staff as the new Artistic Director, voice teacher and drama coach for their Junior Repertory Theater.

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Related Topix: The Academy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Theater, Arts, Sam Houston State University, State University, AR

WFNT-AM Burton

Car Goes Flying Over Racetrack, Tumbles on Landing; Driver Somehow Remains Unhurt

Twenty-year-old rookie GP3 driver Konstantin Tereshchenko somehow managed to get some serious airtime in his racecar during a practice session at the renowned Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium.

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Related Topix: Landing

The Greenburgh Daily Voice

Six-Day Westchester Jazz Festival Marks Third Year

Jazz fans from all over will be flocking to White Plains as September begins for a week of sultry sound.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Brazil

Portsmouth Today

REVIEW: Victorious Festival, Sunday

If there were any lingering cobwebs after Dizzee Rascal's headlining set on Saturday, then The Underground Pilots blew them away.

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York Press

York singer performing to thousands after tribute from urban music website

A YORK singer/songwriter has told of her delight after becoming the first white female solo gospel artist to be recognized by a top urban music website.

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DC101

iHeartRadio On the Verge Artist: Death From Above 1979

Death from Above 1979 made an immediate splash upon their debut in 2004 with You're a Woman, I'm a Machine.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Balloon Juice

Time to Bring Back Postal Banking?

Could the US Postal Service improve its financial position by becoming a bank? And could it change the financial sector for the better in the process? This idea, known as postal banking, has become increasingly main- stream over the course of 2014.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service

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