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WOXY Indie Music Station Shuts Down

March 23rd, 2010

WOXY, the prominent Indie music station has shut down their live broadcasts stunning listeners and their own staff. One of the station’s DJ’s, Matt Shiverdecker wrote an online message stating, ‘It is absolutely mind-boggling to me that I have to sit down and write these words: WOXY.com is being shut down today by the owners at Future Sounds.” Read more…

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Orbital Re-Unites for shows at Coachella, Ultra-Fest, & SF

March 17th, 2010

The dance duo Orbital, known for their live performances, is back to play for a total of 9 festivals, including Coachella and Ultra-Fest. The set will include their first new single in five years, “Don’t Stop Me,” but the Hartnoll brothers have no intentions of putting out a new album. According to an article in BBC News, the brothers claim fans will have to come out to see them if they want to hear it.
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Flyleaf Set to Begin US Tour

March 16th, 2010

Alternative rockers, Flyleaf, are rocking the charts with their latest album, Memento Mori via A&M/Octone records. The album has recently entered The Billboard 200 at No. 8. Their 2005 debut album has already gone platinum. Read more…

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R.I.P. Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse)

March 7th, 2010

Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse has been pronounced dead, according to an article in Brooklyn Vegan via a report in Rolling Stone. His family released a statement regarding his suicide, “It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and family member, Mark Linkous took his own life today. We are thankful for his time with us and will hold him forever in our hearts. May his journey be peaceful, happy and free. There’s a heaven and a star for you.” Read more…

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Serena-Maneesh Announce New Album & SXSW dates

February 23rd, 2010

Norway’s Serena-Maneesh is going on tour with their second album, “S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor.” The popularity of the band escalated after an enthusiastic review in Pitchfork generated a word of mouth campaign in 2005. This is album is their first release after signing with the label 4AD. According to their press release, they recorded the album in a cave on the outskirts of Oslo, 2008. Check out their single “I Just Want to See Your Face” and their new video. Their SXSW Tour dates are listed below: Read more…

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Dave Ellefson Returns to Megadeth for March Tour

February 9th, 2010

Frontman and founder of Megadeth Dave Mustaine announces the return of founding bassist David Ellefson (1983-2002) for their upcoming tour of the landmark genre-defining 1990 album, Rust In Peace.   Read more…

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Jay Reatard’s Autopsy Results Are In

February 3rd, 2010

The cause of death for Memphis musician Jay Reatard has been revealed through an autopsy. According to The Commercial Appeal, the autopsy showed that “cocaine toxicity and…alcohol [were] a contributing factor in his death.” Read more…

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The Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs Box Set in Stores April 20th

February 3rd, 2010

The Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs box set on limited-edition 10” vinyl is set to be in stores April 20. Pre-orders are available in the Merge Store for a discount before February 14. Those who order early will receive a printable e-valentine to send to the person of their choice. Read more…

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Dirty Projectors Announce Full ‘The Getty Address” in Two Performances

February 2nd, 2010

Dirty Projectors announce The Getty Address will be presented in its entirety on Feb. 19, 2010 during a sold out show at the Lincoln Center in New York, as part of the American Songbook series. Read more…

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These New Puritans to release latest album March 2nd

January 27th, 2010

These New Puritans are set to release their latest album, Hidden in the US on March 2, 2010. Already released in the UK, Jan. 18, 2010 and on Jan. 27, 2010 in Japan. Read more…

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