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Watch Neil Young’s Le Noise Film

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Le Noise Film — a 38-minute black and white film of eight live-in-studio performances every song on Neil Young’s brand-new album Le Noise — is now available for your viewing pleasure.

WATCH NEIL YOUNG’S LE NOISE FILM HERE

In addition to the performances, there is also personal introduction by Young himself, along with behind-the-scenes clips from album producer, Daniel Lanois, and more. The performances, shot by filmmaker Adam CK Vollick, feature Young on acoustic and electric guitars at Lanois’ home …

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SKRILLEX TO OPEN FOR DEADMAU5 ON TOUR

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Skrillex announced today that he will begin a nationwide tour next week opening for dance/electronic superstar Deadmau5. Well-versed in dub step and electro-house, Skrillex, who, in addition to his own sonic creations has been commissioned to remix songs by the likes of Lady Gaga, La Roux, and Perry Farrell, is hard at work on a soon-to-be-released EP. Tour dates are listed below

All dates opening for Deadmau5:

Oct. 4–Kansas City, MO–Uptown Theater
Oct. 6 & 7–Denver, CO–The Fillmore
Oct. 13–Seattle, …

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MT. DESOLATION RELEASE FIRST MUSIC VIDEO

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Mt. Desolation have released their first music video for “Departure,” the opening track of their forthcoming self-titled debut album out October 19th via Cherrytree/Interscope. Directed by Tom Palliser, the video features the core members of Mt. Desolation – Tim Rice-Oxley and Jesse Quin from Keane – alongside friends and collaborators Ronnie Vannucci (The Killers), Winston Marshall (Mumford & Sons), Tom Hobden (Noah & The Whale), Andrew Lowe and band members Jessica Staveley-Taylor (The Staves), Fimbo, Phil Renna, and John-William Scott

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New UK buzz band Funeral Party Debuts January 25, 2011 with Golden Age of Knowhere

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Funeral Party, a five-piece alternative rock band from the East L.A. suburb of Whittier, are fresh off a UK tour that included stops at the Reading and Leeds Festivals as well as their home city of Los Angeles. Now Funeral Party are pleased to announce January 25, 2011 as the new U.S. release date for their debut album Golden Age Of Knowhere.

Rising out of the East L.A. party scene, Funeral Party has made their presence known worldwide, …

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CD GIVEAWAY: ONEREPUBLIC’S WAKING UP (SIGNED!)

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OneRepublic are about to hit the road in support of their sophomore album, Waking Up. The album features their current single, “Secrets,” which has been steadily gaining radio airplay across the country.Check out the video for “Secrets” below and visit www.onerepublic.net for more info and a complete list of upcoming tour dates with Maroon 5.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER!

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Forró In The Dark to Tour With Gogol Bordello

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“In Brazil, forró literally means party,” says Forró in the Dark’s Mauro Refosco, a member of Thom Yorke’s super-group Atoms for Peace and percussionist for David Byrne. “It’s a gathering, a good time. The objective is to make people dance.” That’s exactly what Forró In The Dark have been doing since 2005 at their weekly residence at East Village nightspot Nublu. Their signature blend of down home forró and urban cool have made them one of the …

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Alain Johannes Shares Two New Songs (Free Download!)

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“Lock up your auto tune. Hide your American Idol dolls. Burn your dream journal. Alain Johannes is releasing his musical Kraken, Spark. It will destroy all manufactured, contrived, 2% music in the land. Spark is undeniable.”
Joshua Homme

Alain Johannes’ gorgeous, unflinchingly raw album Spark hits stores this Tuesday, October 5th on Queens of the Stone Age/Them Crooked Vultures frontman Joshua Homme’s label, Rekords Rekords (co-released by Ipecac Recordings). However, as an early treat Alain is giving his …

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Crash Kings Tour Update #1

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Tuesday night Crash Kings just kicked off their fall tour (dates here) with Anberlin and Civil Twilight. Frontman Tony Beliveau called us and left a brief update about how the tour’s going so far and about some new music from the band! Listen to it below (come back every week!) and make sure to pick up their album on iTunes here. You can also keep up to date with Crash Kings at the links below

http://myspace.com/crashkings

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Lady Gaga Makes List of “50 People Who Matter” in 2010

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Lady Gaga made it to #44 on the New Statesman’s list of “People Who Matter in 2010,” which recognizes individuals “with global influence and the power to change our world.”

Gaga is the only singer selected for the list, where she sits alongside political leaders, business magnates and visionaries. The publication commends Gaga not only for her record breaking sales and digital achievements, but above all, her role as “champion and heroine” to millions of Little Monsters who consider her …