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Divine Fits Reveal Teaser of Debut Album

May 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) have revealed a first taste of the music they have been recording together as Divine Fits.

A trailer featuring a brief portion of a song from the band’s as yet untitled debut album can be seen and heard at http://www.divinefits.com .

The album was produced by Nick Launay and will be released later this year by Merge Records in the U.S. and by Universal in Canada.…

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New Bloc Party Album Due Out August 21st, Watch The Album Trailer Now

May 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Bloc Party will release their first new album in four years, entitled FOUR, on August 21st via Frenchkiss Records. Produced by Alex Newport (The Mars Volta, At The Drive-In, Polysics), the album was recorded and mixed in New York City, and is the band’s first full-length since 2008’s acclaimed Intimacy.

Along with this exciting news, the band have announced a string of European, U.S. and festival appearances following a two year absence from the stage, which will give fans the …

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Gotye Announces North American Tour

May 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Multi-platinum recording artist Gotye announces his biggest ever tour of North America today, including stops at the some of the nation’s most iconic venues including Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, LA’s The Greek and NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. He’ll also appear at Bumbershoot and Austin City Limits; full list of dates below! Tickets go on-sale to the public on June 8. Fans who have “Liked” Gotye on Facebook or signed up for his mailing list by midnight EST on …

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New Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros “Man On Fire” Video

May 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros premiered the video for “Man On Fire,” the first single from their latest album, Here, which was released this week on Community Music. The clip is the first music video directed by actor Brady Corbet (Melancholia, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Thirteen), and it stars the New York City Ballet, NY Cheer Allstars, National Double Dutch League, and Soul Steps & Brooklyn Divas, as well as choreographers, coaches, and relatives of the various performers. Corbet …

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Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Girl Talk and Beirut To Headline This Year’s Musicfest NW in Portland

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Willamette Week is thrilled to announce the lineup for MusicfestNW 2012, now in its 12th year of showcasing the finest in national and regional music in one of the most compelling urban areas in the country.

MusicfestNW is once again returning to the historic Pioneer Courthouse Square—Portland’s civic living room—for three picturesque outdoor headlining performances at Levi’s Pioneer Stage headlined by shoegazing alternative rockers Silversun Pickups (Sunday, Sept. 9), mashup superstar Girl Talk (Saturday, Sept. 8), and the world …

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New M83 “Reunion” Video

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

M83 has released the official video for “Reunion” the second single from
Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.

Directed by Fleur & Manu and Produced by DIVISION, “Reunion” is part two of the story that commenced with “Midnight City.” Together, these two tracks are the soundtrack for a pack of gifted kids with telekinetic powers who escape from an institution and run wild through a desolate cityscape. In the first video we witness their liberation, with “Reunion” we experience their defiance.

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Los Campesinos! Give Away “Tiptoe Through The True Bits”, On U.S. Tour Next Month

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Cardiff, Wales-based septet, Los Campesinos! have posted a brand new song – their first since the release of last year’s album Hello Sadness (Arts & Crafts) – on their website for free. The song, entitled “Tiptoe Through The True Bits,” is available to download free by clicking HERE. “Tiptoe Through The True Bits” was a song recorded at the same time as Hello Sadness, but never found a home on the album. Says the band, “’Tiptoe Through The True …

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Metric Debuts Album via Synthetica Hide+Seek, Tickets On Sale Now For Fall Tour

May 29, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Today Metric launches Synthetica Hide+Seek, an interactive scavenger hunt that allows fans to unlock a stream of the band’s fifth, full-length studio album, Synthetica (MMI/MOM+POP), up to two weeks prior to the album’s US release on June 12th. The game, which asks fans to gather a series of images and keywords to unlock the early stream, begins at SyntheticaHideAndSeek.ilovemetric.com. These clues might appear anywhere and everywhere along the information super highway – from your favorite music blog to your …

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The Shins Announce Fall Tour Dates

May 29, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


The Shins have confirmed the addition of a dozen more dates on their marathon world tour in support of recently released fourth album Port Of Morrow (Aural Apothecary/Columbia). Coming off of a spectacular run with 3 sold out nights at New York’s Terminal 5, they will be embarking on a Summer tour that includes a sold out show at Red Rocks in front of 9000 fans.

The new dates begin September 22 at the Paramount Theater in Seattle, making headline …