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Catch Ra Ra Riot’s video for ‘Boy’

MTV debuted Ra Ra Riot’s video for their newest song ‘Boy.’  Check the video, or just listen to Boy here.  Boy comes from Ra Ra Riot’s forthcoming album, The Orchard, which lands August 24th.

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a new track from Kid Cudi… Mr. Rager

Mr. Rager A little darker than I though it would be, Kid Cudi’s new track, Mr. Rager.  This song will come from Kid Cudi’s upcoming release Man On The Moon 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager is set to come out October 26th.

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Artist Watch: AB & the Sea

Bone Dry Good news from the California coast.  San Franciscan (by way of Wisconsin) band AB & the Sea writes wonderfully feel good pop songs.  After saying good bye to the midwest, they packed their van, headed for the west coast and made their way to San Francisco.  Busking downtown for rent money, they were discovered by a promoter, and they began opening for bands like Marcy’s Playground, The Morning Benders, The Fruit Bats, The Submarines, The Miniature Tigers, and even Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. They then headed to the studio to record some of their songs.  What…

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Basement JAXX remixes Vampire Weekend

White Sky (Remix) This came across my inbox this morning, and I’ve sat on it until now.  It’s really kind of awesome.  Basement JAXX remixing Vampire Weekend’s song White Sky, from their album Contra.

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Jose Gonzalez sings Far Away, on a rooftop.

Coming from Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption soundtrack, Jose Gonzalez really pumps up the gloom and doom on his song Far Away.  As usual, it’s a beautiful song, and his voice lends itself perfectly to the lonely emotion the game promotes. Gonzalez will be here in Boston with his band Junip, November 2nd at the Royale Nightclub, Boston, MA

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Hear a new song from Frightened Rabbit

Son C

As part of their newsletter, Frightened Rabbit gave away a gift today.  It’s a package including this unreleased track ‘Son C’ and some Lomo photos taken over the summer.  Enjoy the new track, and get over to their website and sign up for their newsletter and receive a copy of it yourself.

And for you all interested in the lyrics:

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Tired Pony video, Dead American Writers

Tired Pony, if you haven’t heard of it, is a side project from Peter Buck from REM, Richard Colburn from Belle & Sebastian, Gary Lightbody and Iain Archer from Snow Patrol, Garret Lee, Scott McCaughey and Troy Stewart.  The band also features some back up from M. Ward, Tom Smith, and Zooey Deschanel.  So immediately, this is some kind of superband. Their forthcoming album, The Place We Ran From, has been released in the UK, and releases to the US on September 28th. You can pre order The Place We Ran From from Amazon now.  Look for a US tour…

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Chief play Night and Day for Watch Listen and Tell

I’ve posted a video of Chief here before, and actually posted this same song.  But this one stands out, it’s an acoustic performance in London.  The performance is hypnotizing, its a really great song, and sounds so fantastic.

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New Dent May single, Eastover Wives

A new single from Mississippi’s Dent May is here and if you liked That Feeling, check out the smooth Love Boat-like Eastover Wives featuring Charles Roy Washington on sax.  Both tracks were mastered by Rusty Santos, and will likely appear on Dent’s forthcoming Paw Tracks full-length. Pre-order here.

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