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GIVEAWAY: Big Sean Autographed CD Booklet

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After many mix tapes, Kanye’s protégé, Big Sean releases his debut Album – aptly named “Finally Famous,” today. The album eatures the hit single “My Last” (ft Chris Brown) which is #1 on the Billboard Rap sounds chart and #4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. To celebrate, we’re giving away an autographed CD “Finally Famous” booklet! Just email us theaudioperv@gmail.com (with the subject:I WANNA BE FAMOUS!) with your name and we’ll email you back if you win! (Winner must have …

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Mates of State Announce Fall U.S. Tour, New “Maracas” Video

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Influential Connecticut-based modern pop duo Mates of State have announced their first string of U.S. tour dates. Starting on September 21, the band will tour the East Coast, kicking off at D.C.’s 9:30 Club and playing through October 12 where they will visit New York City’s Webster Hall. The tour is in support of the band’s newest record, Mountaintops, which was recently finished and will be released on September 13th via Barsuk Records.

Mountaintops is the band’s full-length follow …

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Getting To Know Kitten’s Chloe Chaidez

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Kitten, photo credit Andrew ZaehBy Stephanie Spear (Addicted2Shows.com)

Kitten’s Chloe Chaidez is incredible. She’s only 16 and making amazing pop-infused indie rock worthy of someone twice her age. I was introduced to Kitten through her Sunday School EP, released in October last year, and her session with The Wild Honey Pie. Now she’s about to tour around the U.S. with Brother and then Electric Six. First, she’ll be playing at The Echo tonight sponsored by Futuresounds.com with The Postelles. …

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Pop Singer Barbie Hatch Releases Hypertrophic Heart

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Barbie Hatch first gained attention as a guest vocalist on the track “Way Down” by N.A.S.A., appearing alongside RZA and John Frusciante. In late 2010 Barbie returned and performed on the N.A.S.A. track “I Wanna be Your Lover” on the remix album The Big Bang alongside Max Hedrum.

Her first solo release, Hypertrophic Heart is available now via Spectrophonic Sound, the label started and ran by Sam “Squeak E. Clean” Spiegel, brother to director Spike Jonze. It’s …

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Dropkick Murphys To Headline Boston’s Fenway Park September 8 & 9

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Dropkick Murphys will perform two landmark hometown shows–September 8 and 9–at Boston’s Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, pending city approval. A portion of the proceeds from the two Dropkick Murphys at Fenway with Special Guests The Mighty Mighty Bosstones shows will benefit the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund–which helps support families of victims of 9/11 throughout the state–as well as the band’s charity The Claddagh Fund. Special guests The Mighty Mighty Bosstones will perform at both …

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Ke$ha – “Blow” + “Animal” 6/27 Conan

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Ke$ha performed “Blow” and “Animal” on Conan. Last month, Ke$ha had a really interesting interview on the show (Watch it here). Tonight’s show was the launch of Conan’s Summer Concert Series featuring a more concert-like stage and the crowd behind a barrier (as opposed to the traditional talk show performance format). Watch both videos below and pick up Ke$ha’s album Cannibal on iTunes, Amazon MP3, CD