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Brian Eno Slams U.S. Government in Open Letter Concerning Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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Legendary producer and performer Brian Eno has kept busy with a number of projects lately, including work with Underworld's Karl Hyde as Eno • Hyde. Taking a break from music, however, Eno has opted to write an open letter regarding the recent rise in violence between Israel and Palestine. In it, he blasts the U.S. government for their support of Israel. The piece, titled Gaza and the Loss o
 
The Meligrove Band Unveil 'Bones of Things' LP, Share New Track
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It's been a couple of years since the Meligrove Band were documented with the film Ages and Stages, and now the Toronto indie rockers are ready to press ahead with their careers. Their album Bones of Things will be out on November 18 through We Are Busy Bodies. This the group's first album since 2010's Shimmering Lights. They've been working on the new material over the past two years with produce
 
Big Freedia to Bounce Across North America on Fall Tour
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Get ready to move, because New Orleans bounce icon Big Freedia will be liberating the booty-popping sounds of her recent debut LP Just Be Free this fall on her upcoming North American tour. The Queen of Bounce and her backup dancers, the Divas, are set to "Explode" at their upcoming club and festival appearances, which take place between August and October. The troupe take things up to Canada a
 
Foxygen Return with '...And Star Power' Double Album
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Let's hope that you have an appetite for lots more Foxygen, since the California psych-pop revivalists just announced an epic new album. The record is called ...And Star Power, and it's due out on October 14 through Jagjaguwar. The album features a whopping 24 tracks, and an announcement describes it as having a "svelte 82-minute runtime." We're guessing that the "svelte" part is a joke. It's said
 
Lagwagon Announce New 'Hang' LP via Album Trailer
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It's been a long time coming, but veteran pop punks Lagwagon are finally set to release their first album in nine years. Dubbed Hang, the group's eighth full-length studio release is set to hit stores October 28 through Fat Wreck Chords. The LP was announced today (July 30) via a 16-second trailer that showcases an as-yet-unidentified track's detuned six-string licks and punchy drum fills. The t
 
Pharmakon Transforms Medical Emergency into 'Bestial Burden' LP
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Though a major surgery temporarily sidelined Pharmakon (a.k.a. New York noise artist Margaret Chardiet), forcing her to cancel a 2013 European tour, the medical emergency led the musician to create her latest LP, Bestial Burden. Her second full-length for Sacred Bones arrives October 14. According to a press release, the procedure left Chardiet without an unspecfied organ and bedridden for th
 
Senator Gets Involved After US Airways Kicks Musicians Off a Flight…
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Last week, the members of Deer Tick were kicked off a US Airways flight because they refused to check a guitar.   Just got kicked off... The post Senator Gets Involved After US Airways Kicks Musicians Off a Flight… appeared first on Digital Music News.
 
The NMPA Goes After Two Illegal Lyrics Websites…
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In 2013, David Lowery published a list of the 50 “most illegal” lyrics websites. David Israelite, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) President, then said the... The post The NMPA Goes After Two Illegal Lyrics Websites… appeared first on Digital Music News.
 
Butcher Babies' singer takes a novel approach
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Carla Harvey has said her book Death And Other Dances was inspired by her experiences working in hospices and funeral homes before she found fame with Butcher Babies.
 
News: Liberal Senator tells Parliament to sell triple j “immediately”
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"Triple j, because of its demographic dominance and clear ability to stand on its own, should be immediately sold.”
 



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