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R.E.M. To Release 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’

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R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/I.R.S. for the July 12 release of an expanded 25th Anniversary 2CD and digital edition of the band’s 1986 album, Lifes Rich Pageant. The new edition features the digitally remastered original album, plus 19 previously unreleased demo recordings cut prior to the album’s studio sessions. The commemorative release also adds new liner notes by music journalist and author Parke Puterbaugh, with the 2CD package presented in a lift-top box with a poster and four postcards. …

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New Tinie Tempah “Til I’m Gone” (ft.Wiz Khalifa) Video

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Today, London-born rapper Tinie Tempah, will premier the video for his second U.S. single “Til I’m Gone” featuring Wiz Khalifa and produced by Stargate. The video will premiere across the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, VEVO, including VEVO.com, VEVO mobile apps for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android and VEVO on YouTube. Fans can click here for the first look at the video: http://www.vevo.com/watch/tinie-tempah/till-im-gone/GB7TP1100204

Long-time supporters, MTV have added the video across all channels this …

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Chiddy Bang Premieres New Single “Mind Your Manners”

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Genre bending, electro-hip hop duo Chiddy Bang, comprised of rapper Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and producer Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Bersin, have premiered their new single “Mind Your Manners.” “Mind Your Manners,” the first single from the group’s eagerly anticipated debut album, Breakfast, will be available on iTunes July 17th with the full length album dropping in-stores and online July 19th.

Swiftly becoming one of the most buzzed about duos, Chiddy Bang’s music continues to earn positive press and secure several …

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The Kooks 6/27 Bowery Ballroom NYC Review

June 29, 2011 drainu182 0

By Michael Zonenashvili

“They’re my favorite band!” said the girl in front of me in line, when I had asked why the hell she was there two hours early. In my defense, I saw the line and hopped on worried I would never be able to get a single picture with the crowd that had gathered already. “Really?” I said, “I guess I just never saw them as favorite band material.” Now, I stand corrected. I don’t mean to say …

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Ticket Giveaway: Pitbull NYC Thursday June 30

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Pitbull has released his new hit album Planet Pit and this Thursday, June 30th (at 7pm), he’ll be playing a special invite only show in New York City courtesy of iheartradio. Planet Pit features guest appearances by everyone from T-Pain to Ne-Yo and Enrique Iglesias. You never know which one will stop by so you definitely want to be at this show!

We have a pair of tickets saved JUST FOR YOU! Just email us theaudioperv@gmail.com (with the subject:I

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Reptar Announce Fall Tour with Foster The People and Cults, Also Playing Lollapalooza + Escape To NY

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Hailing from the greater Athens-Atlanta-Asheville area, Reptar has been playing music ever since recorded history, but playing shows as Reptar since December 2008. Since then, the fast rising fabulous four has created quite a sensation around the Southeast. It all started with their debut 7″ recorded with producer Ben Allen (Sean P. Diddy Combs, Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective, and Matt & Kim) and released on Allen’s label Make Records Not Bombs: http://mrnb.bigcartel.com/. The 7″ features the debut tracks “Cannabis …

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Fitz and the Tantrums 6/28 WFNX Paradise Rock Club Boston Review

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By Laura McWhorter

I’m a crier. You name it…it makes me cry. Dog dies in a movie? Waterworks. Little girls playing with their dads at the park? Pass the tissues. Old man eating alone at T.G.I.Fridays? Don’t even get me started. Rock and roll shows? I’m usually okay. That was until last night when Fitz & the Tantrums brought the house down (and me to tears) at Paradise Rock Club as part of WFNX and Amstel Light’s Alternatour.

If there …