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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Bad Sects

Cursive have launched a contest to remix the band's new single, "Bad Sects," from their new album, Happy Hollow. Go to badsects.com to download the tracks and get down to some re-mixing. Cursive will listen to all of the submitted remixes and post some of their favorites. In early 2007, they will announce the winners of the contest.

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Halloween Releases!!

Burdon Brothers - Mercy
Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist
Willie Nelson - Songbird

Friday, October 27, 2006

The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities

Sonic Youth are set to release a compilation album later this year. 'The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities', out on December 11, will feature rare tracks from vinyl singles, compilations and international releases as well as unreleased material.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

A Few New Releases This Week ...

The Flaming Lips - At War with the Mystics LTD. ED.
Jello Biafra - In The Grip Of Official Treason
Sparta - Threes
The Walkmen - Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen

New Twilight Singers EP

Two of the songs are available to stream at Myspace. Otherwise it's now available at iTunes and by hard copy in mid- November.

1. Live With Me (featuring Mark Lanegan)
2. Sublime (featuring Joseph Arthur)
3. Flashback (featuring Mark Lanegan)
4. They Ride
5. The Lure Would Prove Too Much

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Monday, October 16, 2006

The Stooges hit studio with Nirvana producer

The reformed Stooges have begun working on their new album with Nirvana producer Steve Albini.

The band are working at Albini's Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago.

It will be the group's first album of new material since 1973's 'Raw Power'.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006


MySpace announced a partnership with leading international relief and development organization, Oxfam, to launch their largest philanthropic program to-date, Rock For Darfur. The program includes a nationwide 20-city concert event aking place on Oct. 21 to raise awareness and funds for the crisis in Sudan. MySpace will donate a portion of ticket proceeds to Oxfam's relief efforts in Sudan and Chad. Some notable dates below and follow this link for more.

Alice in Chains, Winston-Salem, NC, Millennium Center
Ziggy Marley, Medford, OR, Main One Center for the Arts
TV on the Radio, Philadelphia, PA, Starlight Ballroom
Secret Machines, San Diego, CA, SOMA
Citizen Cope, Seattle, WA, Showbox

Monday, October 09, 2006

Gotta Love Patton

Peeping Tom's "Mojo" video ...

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Sigur Rós covers and remixes

Sigur Rós has posted some different versions of their material on their site recently ... "over the years we’ve come across some alternate versions of sigur rós songs circulating on the web, ranging from a capella arrangements to dance remixes. we thought we’d share some of the ones we found interesting/amusing by making them available for download." Follow this link for the mp3s.

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The Future is Unwritten

The upcoming UNKLE release The Future is Unwritten features guest appearances by Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), Ian Astbury (The Cult), 3D (Massive Attack), Autolux and Duke Spirit, among others. I will post a release date as soon as I see it.

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New Releases This Week

Bad Brains - A Bad Brains Reunion
Beck - The Information
The Killers - Sam's Town

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Jicks

Sleater-Kinney's Janet Weiss has joined Stephen Malkmus's band The Jicks. The drummer performed with ex-Pavement frontman Malkmus and The Jicks at Portland, Oregon's annual 'Affair At The Jupiter Hotel' art fair.

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Monday, October 02, 2006

Friday The 13th W/ Supersuckers

Supersuckers & Social Distortion in NYC, Friday, October 13th. Great Bill! If you're in NYC, don't miss it. This link will get you ticket info.

Beastie Boys in New York City

Beastie Boys will be performing at the Gimmie Shelter: Rock & Rescue benefit on October 4 in New York City to support animal rescue and no-kill city shelters. It's a good cause - check it out.

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New Tom Waits MP3s For Free

Fans can download three tracks from his forthcoming album for free. One song from each of the CDs will be available on the website Anti.com throughout October.