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Stream: Reptar – Body Faucet

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Reptar has announced that their forthcoming full length release is available to stream in full, a week prior to release. Entitled Body Faucet, the debut effort is due out on May 1st via Vagrant Records.

In March the Athens, GA based band played 13 riotous shows at Austin’s SXSW, including Comedy Central’s much buzzed about “Workaholics” party. Comedy Central loved the group so much, they decided to host the album stream on their own website and CC Insider Blog.

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New Reggie Watts Comedy Central Special and May Tour Dates

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REGGIE WATTS brings his unique style of improvised musical comedy back to COMEDY CENTRAL with the world premiere of “REGGIE WATTS: A LIVE AT CENTRAL PARK,” airing Friday, May 11 at 1am ET. In this all new special, the internationally renowned vocalist/beatboxer/musician/comedian performs live in Central Park using nothing more than his formidable voice, keyboard and a looping machine to create completely impromptu musical sets. Whether he’s explaining why Cingular was the only cellular provider to first offer him service, …

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The War On Drugs To Perform on Letterman Tonight

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Just over three months ago, Philadelphia’s The War On Drugs made their late night TV debut with an incredible performance of Slave Ambient single, “Baby Missiles,” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Complete with two keyboardists, two drummers, and a guest appearance by ?uestlove, the band nailed it, of course! Tonight, Wednesday, April 25, The War On Drugs return to late night to make their debut performance on the Late Show with David Letterman! They’ve consistently been on the road …

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The Hives Announce Summer Tour Dates, Playing Studio At Webster Hall Tomorrow Night

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The Hives have announced a North American tour that kicks off June 19 in Washington DC. The dates will follow the release of their highly-anticipated new album Lex Hives, due out June 5 via the band’s own Disques Hives label, and come in advance of an extensive U.S. headlining tour in the works for this Fall (details to come). The band also performed two new songs on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, including hit-single “Go Right Ahead” and “Wait A …

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1,2,3 Announces Spring Tour, Playing Brooklyn Bowl with We Are Scientists Tonight

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1,2,3 has announced a set of new spring tour dates that will have them going from New York all the way to Alabama. Tonight, the band plays at Brooklyn Bowl with We Are Scientists. Be sure to head over there tonight (we’ll be there) and kick in a few bucks to help the band buy a new touring van here

04/25 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY w/ We Are Scientists
05/07 – Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
05/09 – …

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Sharon Van Etten Adds New Tour Dates

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2012 is shaping up to be a banner year for Sharon Van Etten with the release of the oft-lauded Tramp in February, two late night TV performances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan, dozens of sold-out shows across the US and upcoming festival appearances at Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Newport Folk Festival, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Caldera Festival and ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror. Sharon Van Etten will extend her reign through the summer months with more headlining shows in …

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New Foster The People “Houdini” Video

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A month shy of the one year anniversary of Torches, Foster The People have released the video for their fourth single, “Houdini.” The video premiered worldwide today on MTV and is streaming on MTV.com. Directed by Daniels (The Shins, Chromeo, Battles), the video for “Houdini” is a darkly comedic take on the age-old saying “the show must go on.”

On the heels of groundbreaking performances at this year’s 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Oscar Party, Foster …

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New of Montreal “Spiteful Intervention” Video and June Tour Dates

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Pitchfork just premiered of Montreal’s mind-blowing new animated video for “Spiteful Intervention,” which brings to life director Jesse Ewles’ surrealist, 17th century still-life inspired acrylic paintings as undulating blobs of color that morph frontman Kevin Barnes’ face into a series of monstrous singing creatures. Watch it below:

At NPR, watch an entire of Montreal concert filmed at Washington DC’s 9:30 Club recently to experience their “wildly theatrical” stage setup on tour.

of Montreal has also confirmed a string of U.S. …

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President Obama and Dave Matthews Visit Fallon (Videos)

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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon took a step up on the late night talk show ladder with their first official visit from the President. Late Night taped yesterday at the campus of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Obama participated in Fallon’s Slow Jam The News segment and sat down for a lengthy interview. Dave Matthews was the musical guest and would join Fallon for Jimmy’s own “Walk of Shame” and then perform a brand new Dave Matthews Band song, “Mercy.” …