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Black Flag Keeps Rights to Band Recordings, Name and Logos In Settlement with FLAG

April 21st, 2014
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While this past year hasn’t exactly been easy for all band members formerly associated with the punk rock group Black Flag, things are likely feeling a lot less pressurized now that the lawsuit between the band’s two different reunion groups has been settled.
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Broken Bells Announce Summer 2014 Tour Dates

April 21st, 2014
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Following the debut of Broken Bells sophomore album, After the Disco, at #5 on the Billboard charts, the indie rock duo hit the road, and just finished a stellar set at Coachella as one of the fest’s Sideshow Acts. Now Danger Mouse and James Mercer, the proficient twosome behind Broken Bells, have announced additional tour dates that get started in June.
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Pixies Release New Track “Women of War” on Record Store Day

April 21st, 2014
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Pixies fans are anxiously awaiting the release of Indie Cindy, the band’s first new album since 1991, on April 29th, and those who picked up their pre-release vinyl at Record Store Day this past Saturday got an exciting surprise with their purchase.
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Beck Covers Prince at Arcade Fire’s Coachella Show

April 21st, 2014
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Arcade Fire managed to pull out all stops, once again, at their set for weekend 2 of Coachella. Billboard has reported the Canadian indie gods pulled Beck onstage this time, to help them do a cover of Prince’s 1981 hit “Controversy.”
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Pygmalion Announces 2014 Lineup Including CHVRCHES, American Football and Panda Bear

April 21st, 2014
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2014 marks the 10th Anniversary for the Pygmalion Music Festival, held September 25-28 in Champaign-Urbana, IL. To commemorate, organizers have brought such big names to the lineup as CHVRCHES, Tycho, Wooden Shjips and many more.
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LISTEN: Charli XCX Releases New Track “Boom Clap”

April 14th, 2014
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Brit popster Charli XCX continues to spread her songwriting genius all over the globe, this time with a song of her own. Her latest single “Boom Clap” is set to be featured on the soundtrack for The Fault In Our Stars, an upcoming teen romance featuring Shailene Woodley that’s out June 6th.
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Kickstarter Campaign for Aphex Twin’s Unreleased Album Surpasses $40,000

April 14th, 2014
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Kickstarter continues to prove how far fans will go to get as close to their music, and the artists behind it, as possible. The most recent example comes thanks to an unreleased album of Aphex Twin’s that has raised over $40,000, via the funding source.
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Foster the People Announce Summer 2014 Tour Dates

April 14th, 2014
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Following the release of Foster the People’s second album, Supermodel, last month, the LA-based indie pop trio look to be busy on the road from now through August. The group just wrapped their first 2014 weekend of Coachella, and already have a packed week before they return to Indio this Saturday.
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LISTEN: Lana Del Rey Releases New Track “West Coast”

April 14th, 2014
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Fresh off her performance at this weekend’s Coachella, Lana Del Rey has released the track “West Coast,” from her upcoming new album Ultraviolence. Those lucky enough to have been at her festival set got to hear the song before anyone else, but today we’ve got the sexy new single for the rest of you.
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LISTEN: The Black Keys Release New Track “Turn Blue”

April 14th, 2014
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The Black Keys will be releasing their latest to us in less than a month, and to keep us content ’til then, they’ve offered another taste of the new album with the leak of title track “Turn Blue,” which you can hear below.
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