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TV On The Radio, Arctic Monkeys, Panda Bear and Warpaint Bring Summer To A Close At The Hollywood Bowl (Review)

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Written By Ace Ubas, Photos by Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging

The first weekend of the fall season meant that the Hollywood Bowl’s summer concert series was coming to a close. Fortunately, the L.A. Philharmonic made sure they capped off their series by spotlighting five indie acts to play in a not-so-indie venue. At first glance, the festival-esque lineup of Smith Westerns, Warpaint, Panda Bear, and co-headliners Arctic Monkeys and TV on the Radio would all seem to …

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Emily’s Army Selected For mtvU Freshman 5

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Oakland based punk band Emily’s Army has been selected for the mtvU Freshman 5. Every semester, mtvU identifies five up-and-coming artists that are primed to jump from campus favorites to household names. This fall the “Freshman 5” line-up includes Washed Out, Skrillex, Wallpaper, SBTRKT and Emily’s Army. mtvU is the first network to air each “Freshman 5” artists’ music videos on television. Past “Freshman 5” alums include Amy Winehouse, Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Bruno Mars, Wavves and Best Coast. The …

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John Fogerty To Perform Complete Creedence Clearwater Revival Records at New York’s Beacon Theatre

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Legendary rocker John Fogerty has announced an unprecedented series of live shows at New York City’s famed Beacon Theatre. “Looking Out My Back Door: John Fogerty Performs Live! The Albums of Creedence Clearwater Revival” will see Fogerty perform in their entirety “COSMO’S FACTORY” on November 17th and “GREEN RIVER” on November 18th. In addition, Fogerty will perform a bonus set comprising classic songs from the extraordinary CCR days to his solo canon of hits. Fogerty’s special guests for both nights …

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Daughtry To Release New Album Break The Spell On November 21

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Multi-platinum selling rock band DAUGHTRY has announced details about its highly anticipated third album, which will be called Break The Spell. It will be released by 19 Recordings/RCA Records on November 21st – five years to the day that the band released its self-titled 5x-platinum debut album, which shot straight to No. 1, as did the group’s second, 2009’s platinum Leave This Town. Two tracks have been released to radio: “Renegade,” which is climbing the chart at Rock, and …

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Portugal. The Man Kick Off World Tour Tonight, Upcoming Conan + Last Call with Carson Daly Performances

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Atlantic Records artist Portugal. The Man has just embarked on a world tour celebrating their acclaimed major label debut, “IN THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUD.” The trek’s North American leg gets underway tonight at The Avalon in Santa Clara, CA, and continues through an October 30th performance at New Orleans’ annual Voodoo Music Experience (see attached itinerary). Alberta Cross will join Portugal. The Man on all North American dates, with Givers joining the bill for a special CMJ Music Marathon …

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MUTEMATH’s Odd Soul Streaming In Full Now

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Teleprompt/Warner Bros Records artists MUTEMATH are giving fans an early taste of their new album “Odd Soul” today. The listening party, hosted on ABC’s Music Lounge, gives fans exclusive access for 24 hours to the Grammy-nominated band’s third studio release, due out October 4th.

Listen here: http://www.mutemath.com/stream/

The listening event previews MUTEMATH’s upcoming release day appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! They will be performing their first single, “Blood Pressure,” which premiered on MTV last week: http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/2011/09/22/mutemath-blood-pressure-video/

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Young Man 9/14 Bowery Ballroom NYC Photos

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Singer-songwrite Colin Caufield, better known to you as Young Man, just released his album Ideas of Distance on Frenchkiss Records. (Stream it at RollingStone.com). He’ll be on tour next month with Gardens & Villa, then with Cold War Kids. Recently, Young Man opened for Grouplove at the Mercury Lounge in New York City.

Check out photos from his set inside thanks to Patrick Eves (HippieDeathBed.com) and go to youngmanmusic.virb.com for more tour dates.

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Josh Homme To Play in Dean Ween’s October Classic Celebrity Charity Baseball Game This Sunday

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Dean Ween, guitarist and founding member of long running avant-pop duo Ween will be hosting “Dean Ween’s October Classic,” a charity baseball game (baseball! not softball) Sunday October 2 at the New Hope High School (182 West Bridge Street) in his native New Hope, Pennsylvania with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. Gates open at 12:30PM and game time is 1:30PM. Admission is $5.

Ween lead singer Gene Ween will be performing the National Anthem, and Glenn McClelland (Ween, …