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  • Arcade Fire Rate the Weeknd, B-52's, Justin Bieber, Also Discuss Reflektor Followup

    Sep 22

    Arcade Fire's new documentary, The Reflektor Tapes, comes out tomorrow. To promote it, they appeared on CBC Music as part of the Toronto International Film Festival to play "Jam or Not a Jam?", a game in which bands listen to tracks on headphones and declare them jams or otherwise. Below, watch Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, and Tim Kingsbury rate tracks by the Weeknd, the B-52's, Mark Ronson, Justin Bieber, and more. Elsewhere, Will Butler says the band have begun work on a followup to their...

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  • Bat for Lashes Streams Debut Sexwitch Album

    Sep 22

    Bat for Lashes' Natasha Khan has a new project called Sexwitch. Today, having shared "Helelyos" and "Ha Howa Ha Howa" in recent weeks, she's streaming the project's self-titled debut album in full via the Guardian. Listen below. The album, which comprises six covers of international psych and folk songs from the 1970s, comes out September 25. It's a collaboration between Khan, producer Dan Carey, and Toy. Revisit our Cover Story on Bat for Lashes, "Glitter in the Dark". Watch Khan...

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  • The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Chats on "Conan"

    Sep 22

    Last night, The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde visited "Conan" to promote her new memoir. She sat down with Conan O'Brien to discuss punk, stage fright, taking public transportation, the early days of MTV, scoping cute guys in the audience while performing, and more. Watch the interview below.

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  • Buffy Sainte-Marie Wins Polaris Music Prize

    Sep 21

    Update 9/21 10:55 p.m.: Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for her album Power in the Blood. She'll take home $50,000.  Tonight at the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Gala, one artist will be awarded the top prize, which honors the best album of the year by a Canadian act. Before that happens, several artists will perform including Tobias Jesso Jr., Viet Cong, Alvvays, Braids, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jennifer Castle, and more. The show is hosted by Canadian children's music icon Fred...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Orangevale, CA - Tonno's Bar & Grill. They...

    Sep 22

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Orangevale, CA - Tonno's Bar & Grill. They host live music on the patio on Thursday and Saturday nights, March - mid September. Acoustic, Americana, Folk, S/S: http://ow.ly/Svfof Tonno's Bar & Grill

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  • Jenny Lewis Announces Rabbit Fur Coat Reissue, Tour

    Sep 22

    It's been nearly a decade since Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis released her debut solo album alongside the Watson Twins, Rabbit Fur Coat. Now, to mark the record's tenth anniversary, she's announced a vinyl reissue, plus a handful of shows. The Watson Twins and M. Ward will provide support, as they did on Lewis' first tour in support of the album back in 2006. The reissue is out January 29. Pre-orders for the reissue are available on Lewis' website, and the full list of upcoming shows can...

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  • Polaris Music Prize Gala Streaming, Features Viet Cong and Tobias Jesso Jr.

    Sep 21

    Tonight at the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Gala, one artist will be awarded the top prize, which honors the best album of the year by a Canadian act. Before that happens, several artists will perform including Tobias Jesso Jr., Viet Cong, Alvvays, Braids, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jennifer Castle, and more. The show is hosted by Canadian children's music icon Fred Penner. Watch the live stream below. The shortlist includes Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late, Tobias Jesso...

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  • Local/regional Blues Rock, Jam, Reggae, Rock acts needed for 10/1 at Larimer Lounge in #Denver CO: http...

    Sep 21

    Local/regional Blues Rock, Jam, Reggae, Rock acts needed for 10/1 at Larimer Lounge in #Denver CO: http://ow.ly/SuWQM #gigging #DIY

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  • Local/regional act needed for tonight, 9/21 at Mercury Lounge in #NYC : http://ow.ly/SuWQM #gigging ...

    Sep 21

    Local/regional act needed for tonight, 9/21 at Mercury Lounge in #NYC : http://ow.ly/SuWQM #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Hip Hop, Rap acts needed for 10/22 at VENUE Oakland in #Oakland CA: http://ow.ly/SuWQM...

    Sep 21

    Local/regional Hip Hop, Rap acts needed for 10/22 at VENUE Oakland in #Oakland CA: http://ow.ly/SuWQM #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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