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SXSW Party Art Disaster No. 12 Announced

February 4th, 2011

Art Disaster No. 12, another SXSW party, has been announced, taking place Tuesday, March 15th, at the Beauty Bar. The event includes two stages, one inside and outside, and plenty of musical artists in the lineup. Read more…

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Ted Leo Reschedules Solo Tour

February 4th, 2011

Last month, Ted Leo cancelled several dates on his forthcoming solo tour because he was “in the midst of a very bad time.” However, the indie-rocker is rescheduling these dates for early April through May. Read more…

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The Funny or Die Twitter Live Feed Show at SXSW

February 4th, 2011

Funny or Die, the comedy site, will be performing on the Next Stage this March 15th at 3 p.m.at SXSW. However, instead of their normal comedy show, the performance will be in the form of a Twitter live feed and be hosted by comedy writing partners Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. Read more…

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Luther Campbell Running for Mayor of Miami

February 4th, 2011

Luther Campbell has announced that he will be running for mayor of Miami – Dade County. Current mayor Carlos Alvarez is facing a recall election on March 15, and Campbell feels like he can take his place. Read more…

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BrooklynVegan Official Showcase Lineup Announced

February 4th, 2011

After much anticipation, BrooklynVegan has finally announced the lineup for the 2011 BrooklynVegan SXSW official showcase, taking place Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at the newly renovated Swan Dive in Austin, TX. Read more…

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Kid Cudi Announces Next Album

January 28th, 2011

It’s looking like a big summer for Kid Cudi. The hip hop superstar is planning to release a new album this summer called Wizard – on which he’ll “produce and play guitar on everything” and collaborate with his longtime producer Dot da Genius. “Wizard is a rock album, no raps, just singing. Brand new thing,” Cudi tweeted. Read more…

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Lollapalooza Chile Announces Lineup

January 28th, 2011

Lollapalooza Chile in South America has announced their lineup for the 2011 event, and headliners include The Killers, Jane’s Addiction, Kanye West, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The event will include 50+ more acts that will perform on five stages at the two-day festival on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 in O’Higgins Park, Santiago. Read more…

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R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Explains No Plans To Tour

January 28th, 2011

R.E.M’s Mike Mills elaborated on the fact that the band has no plans to tour in support of their forthcoming album, Collapse Into Now. Read more…

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The Strokes Worried About Gap Between Albums

January 28th, 2011

It’s been five years since the Strokes’ last release, First Impressions of Earth, and guitarist Nick Valensi feels that such a big gap in between albums is likely to have negative affects on the new album, Angles. Read more…

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J Mascis Announce Tour Dates & Album Artwork

January 21st, 2011

J Mascis‘ debut solo acoustic album Several Shades of Why will be released March 15th via Sub Pop Records. J has also announced a headlining tour stating March 10th in support of the new LP. Kurt Vile, who guests on the record, as well as Black Heart Procession will be opening the runs of shows. Read more…

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