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Good Charlotte To Stream Live Performance Sprite’s Fresh Sound Studio Series October 4th

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Tune in to Sprite’s Fresh Sound Studio Series on Monday, October 4th to see an exclusive, live performance from Good Charlotte at 6pm PST/9pm EST. The Livestream event will feature the band performing fan favorites from the past ten years as well as songs from their new album Cardiology. To watch, fans should text GOODC to 777483 to get an access code for viewing on the official performance page.

Cardiology, featuring the new single “Like It’s Her Birthday,” will …

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Sonic Youth, Superchunk and more Added To Matador 21 Webcast

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Only hours before the hotly anticipated live broadcast on MySpace of the Matador 21: The Lost Weekend music festival in Las Vegas, a handful of classic acts sure to draw large crowds have been announced, playing alongside already announced bands like the reunited Guided By Voices, indie-heartthrobs Belle & Sebastian, and the also reunited Pavement. Check below for the new-and-improved roster and set-times.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1st
Chavez: 8:30pm – 9:10pm
Fucked Up: 9:35pm – 10:15pm
JUST ADDED: Sonic Youth: 10:40 …

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Alternative Press Presents: “The Christmas Pageant Tour” Featuring Family Force 5 and Forever The Sickest Kids To Begin December 1st, 2010

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On December 1st “The Christmas Pageant” tour presented by AP and featuring Family Force 5, Forever The Sickest Kids & special guests Secondhand Serenade and Shorelines End will kick off in Grand Rapids, MI. Atlanta-based Family Force 5’s combination of dance and rock, funky rhythms and percolating club grooves will get anyone up and out of their seats. Similarly, Forever The Sickest Kids’ style is a blend of classic-lined power-pop, punk energy and space-age electronics. Together, Family Force 5 and

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NICO VEGA Release New Animated Video, “MILLION YEARS” And Announce Halloween Show & Tour With Special Guest SAINT MOTEL

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In Nico Vega’s new animated music video, the band go back in time to a “Crucible” inspired Salem Witch Trial where they’re persecuted for honoring their beliefs of individuality and freedom. Will Nico Vega face the gallows or will their ideals save them from their Puritanical Captors? The video was shot entirely on an iPhone 3G with original artwork by Sascha Ciezata. Watch It – HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTtAs5byAiA.

To coincide with the release of their video and to kick off …

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Michael Franti’s Yahoo! Maximum Performance and Interview

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Michael Franti is celebrating the release of his new album, The Sound of Sunshine, with a Yahoo! maximum performance. Head over to Music.Yahoo.com to watch the reggae-pop musician perform “Hey Hey Hey’” and “The Sound of Sunshine” and get to know the musician a little better through an exclusive interview.

Franti and Spearhead’s, The Sound of Sunshine, debuted at #17 making it the highest chart debut of his career.

“After making albums for 23 years, I’m thrilled to have my …

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Trashcan Sinatras Announce Acoustic Dates, Including a Show with Belle & Sebastian

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Twenty years since their debut release Cake and indie-smash singles “Obscurity Knocks” and “Only Tongue Can Tell,” the Trashcan Sinatras are as busy as ever celebrating this milestone.

With the recent North American release of their fifth studio album, In the Music, the band completed a summer tour of the United States. Now the Trashcans prepare to launch an acoustic tour in the western USA: it includes an invitation to play a Seattle date with fellow Scottish indie-pop favorites, Belle …

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Voodoo Experience 2010 Announce Set Times

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With the VOODOO EXPERIENCE now just one month away, organizers have released the set times for the annual event set for October 29, 30 and 31 at City Park in New Orleans. Concertgoers can begin planning their own day-by-day schedule from a line-up that features one of the most diverse artist mixes of any musical event in America.

Every year, VOODOO’s musical landscape features an unbeatable combination of what’s cutting-edge, iconic and traditional (New Orleans) in three distinctive musical areas: …

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Massive Attack Donate Proceeds of Lincoln Commercial For Clean-Up Efforts In The Gulf

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Massive Attack will donate their income from the upcoming Lincoln car commercial to clean up operations in the Gulf. This is the first time in their 20+-year career that Massive Attack have permitted their music to be used in a car commercial. The band saw the offer from Lincoln as an opportunity to help environmental groups currently working to clean up after the ecological tragedy created by the BP oil spill disaster.

Massive Attack’s Robert “3D” Del Naja and Grant …

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Jónsi Visits NPR, Creates Special Mix CD! (WIN IT HERE!)

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This month, Jónsi is heading out on a national tour coast to coast. He stopped by NPR this Monday. You can listen to it online at NPR.org and check out their article about Jónsi unique tour here.

Check out the tour trailer here.

To celebrate the tour, we have a special mix CD giveaway made by Jónsi & Alex (his boyfriend and co-member of Riceboy Sleeps) of their favorite 13 songs. They did the artwork sleeve themselves, …