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Album Review: Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

July 10, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Ace Ubas

Whenever the Dirty Projectors put out material of any kind, then you listen – no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Their 2009 album Bitte Orca was arguably their most masterful album. Any other release after would surely have a tough act to follow. Enter Swing Lo Magellan (via Domino Records), which is easily one of this year’s most anticipated albums. But if you were to strictly hold the latter to the standard of the former, …

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Dirty Projectors To Release ‘Swing Lo Magellan’ on July 10

April 2, 2012 drainu182 0

Domino Records is excited to announce Dirty Projectors highly anticipated sixth album, Swing Lo Magellan on July 10th (North America) / July 9th (rest of the world).

With Swing Lo Magellan, David Longstreth shows he really doesn’t know how to do the same thing twice. This time, beyond the aughts-era duality of retromania and neophilia, and beyond his band’s reputation for dizzying, heady innovation, Longstreth has found the beautiful, generous simplicity of the heart and soul. Same as it …

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Phoenix To Play Madison Square Garden on October 20 (Presale 7/12)

July 7, 2010 drainu182 0

French indie rockers Phoenix are slowly releasing dates for their upcoming fall tour. A headlining show at the world famous Madison Square Garden has been announced for October 20th. Dirty Projectorsare set to support. The pre-sale for the show begins July 12th through AMEX. Check out all announced dates below.

July 15: Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
July 16: Les Francofolies, La Rochelle, France
July 17: Les Vieilles Charrues, Carhaix, France
July 18: Musilac, Aix-les-Bains, France
July 28: Les

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The Roots – New Album How I Got Over, Free “Dear God 2.0” MP3

May 24, 2010 drainu182 0

The Roots will be dropping another full-length album on June 22, titled How I Got Over. The album will feature respected artists Jim James, Joanna Newsom, members of the Dirty Projectors, Patty Crash, John Legend, and Blu, as well as members of the Legendary Roots Crew.

Download “Dear God 2.0” for free here

Pre-order How I Got Over here

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