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DOM Featured on SXSW iTunes Sampler, Release “Burn Bridges” Acoustic

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SXSW 2011 is almost here! DOM is featured on this free mix from iTunes along with some other notables like Bright Eyes, Glasser, and G. Love.

Get the mix here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/sxsw-featured-artists/id423878050?wm=1

The band has also released an acoustic version of their song “Burn Bridges”, recorded at Stratosphere Sound in New York City during CMJ by the Grammy winning engineer Geoff Sanoff (Nada Surf, Secret Machines, A Camp). Check it out here: http://wearedom.bandcamp.com/

ABC News piece about DOM:
http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/video/amplified-dom-13019684

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SXSW Spotlight: Luke Rathborne

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On the heels of an extremely successful trip to the UK which landed Luke Rathborne love from NME and the BBC, Luke returns to the US just in time for the release of his debut album, the split EP I Can Be One E.P. / Dog Years E.P., which is out now via Dilettante Recordings.

“With his soulful lyrics and brooding aesthetic, this emerging musician has perfected the delicate art of dark pop.” – NYLON

“Dog Years” MP3

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SXSW Spotlight: The Stone Foxes

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San Francisco rock band the Stone Foxes are pretty bad ass. Not only do they play some of the dirtiest, bluesy rock that you’ll hear on the other side of the Mississippi, but NOTHING can stop them from touring! Need proof? The band’s drummer Shannon Koehler had heart surgery (literally) last week but they will STILL MAKE IT TO AUSTIN FOR SXSW! On the right, you can see a photo of Shannon rocking out on his drumset. If you …

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1,2,3 Unveil Green Screening Performance from CMJ, Playing SXSW

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It may be one week before the entire music industry traipses to Austin for SXSW, but Pittsburgh duo Nic Snyder and Josh Sickels of 1,2,3 just unveiled a performance video from last year’s CMJ Festival that is sure to attract some temporary Austinites to one of the band’s six shows next week. Filmed and edited by director Drew Norton (who also directed Phantogram’s “Mouthful of Diamonds” video), Green Screening is an in-studio session in which bands play in front of …

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Family Of The Year Reveal New Album Details, BBC Session, Playing SXSW

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Los Angeles based four-piece Family Of The Year had a busy 2010. They self-released the EP Through The Trees as a follow up to their debut album Songbook, and were elated to find themselves on a tour with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros supporting their album. In Europe and the UK, developments were even more extraordinary as they fostered a quickly growing fan base with their first label release Our Songbook (Volvox Records), a full-length comprised of songs from …

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Toro Y Moi Launches North American Tour, Playing SXSW

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Toro Y Moi is about to launch his tour tonight at the Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta, Georgia. He’ll be in Austin for SXSW next week playing eight shows. Check out the full schedule below:

03/12 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn*

03/13 New Orleans, LA The Saturn Bar*

03/14 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds*

03/15 Pharr, TX @ Jagz*$

03/16 Austin, TX Fader Fort, 1:30pm

03/16 Austin, TX Force Field PR / Terrorbird 4th Annual Day Party @ Red 7 Patio, …

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SXSW Spotlight: Vanaprasta

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If you’ve been to CMJ and SXSW this past year, surely you’ve heard of the band Vanaprasta. Or maybe you saw them play packed shows in Southern California at venues like Spaceland, Cinespace and The Roxy. Perhaps, you saw them headline the Sunset Strip Music Festival at The Viper Room. If you haven’t seen them, we feel sorry for you. The good news is that the Silverlake alternative rockers are going to make their biggest splash yet at this …

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TV On The Radio Share “Caffeniated Consciousness” Download, Playing SXSW

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TV On The Radio has released another track from their upcoming album, Nine Types of Light, which arrives April 12 via Interscope. The new track is entitled ‘Caffeniated Consciousness’ and is available for free download from Pitchfork.

‘Caffeinated Consciousness’ is the second track we’ve heard off of Nine Types of Light. You can stream the former track ‘Will Do’ via TV On The Radio’s Website.

The band will be stopping in Austin for South By Southwest followed by …

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The Lonely Forest Premiere “Coyote”, New Album Arrows Out March 22nd, Playing SXSW

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The Lonely Forest unveil a new song, “Coyote,” as the KEXP Song of the Day today. The song is taken from their forthcoming Trans Records label debut Arrows, in stores March 22. Critical acclaim for Arrows in advance of the release includes praise from NYLON, which posts, “We are in love with The Lonely Forest. Listen to them now!” and Alternative Press, which calls Arrows “the band’s most self-assured album yet.” Meanwhile, NPR’s Song of the Day …

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SXSW Spotlight: David Berkeley

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Singer-songwriter David Berkeley is ready to embark on his third trip to SXSW. What makes this trip different is that David’s bringing a full band. He also has a new record coming out but we’ll let you get to know David a little bit better below:

“Berkeley’s a sixties-esque troubadour with songs to swoon by and a voice sweeter than incense and peppermints.
… He’s a double fantasy of Nick Drake and Donovan.”
Robin Aigner, Rolling Stone.com

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