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  • DIIV Drop New Single "Dopamine"

    Sep 16

    Sometime this year, DIIV will release their new album Is the Is Are via Captured Tracks. Today, they've shared a new song called "Dopamine". It's available now on iTunes. Listen above. Find DIIV's tour dates, including stops with Ride, here. Read our Update interview with DIIV. Watch DIIV do "(Druun Pt. II)" and "Like a Rolling Stone" at one of the final 285 Kent shows:

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  • Local/regional Folk, Folk Rock acts needed for 11/20 at Martyrs' in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/SgfFp ...

    Sep 15

    Local/regional Folk, Folk Rock acts needed for 11/20 at Martyrs' in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/SgfFp #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Wilco Create Actual Random Name Generator

    Sep 15

    Wilco's new album Star Wars features a single called "Random Name Generator". Today, they've offered up a random name generator of their own—it's a Buzzfeed piece called "Which Member of Wilco Are You". (I got Jeff Tweedy.) Take it here. The single "Random Name Generator" is out via 7" on October 2. The B-side is a live acoustic version of "Bull Black Nova" recorded at their Solid Sound Festival. Watch them do "Random Name Generator" at Pitchfork Music Festival:

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  • Deafheaven Share New Song "Come Back"

    Sep 16

    Photo by Kristin Cofer On October 5, Deafheaven will release their latest album New Bermuda, the followup to 2013's awesome Sunbather. After sharing the eight-and-a-half minute "Brought to the Water", the band have shared "Come Back", another cut from the five-track LP. Listen to the song – which clocks in at over nine minutes – below, along with the album trailer. Watch the band perform "From the Kettle Onto the Coil" at Pitchfork Music Festival 2014:

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  • Kendrick Lamar Prank Calls Jay Rock on the Radio

    Sep 16

    Photo via Power 106 During an appearance on Power 106 promoting his new album 90059, Jay Rock got a call from a female fan who said, "You know I like 'em tall, dark and handsome." But that was no female fan—it was Kendrick Lamar. Listen below via MTV News.

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  • Local Blues, Blues Rock, Electronic, Fusion, Indie, Rock act needed for 10/3 at Moe's Tavern in #Chicago...

    Sep 16

    Local Blues, Blues Rock, Electronic, Fusion, Indie, Rock act needed for 10/3 at Moe's Tavern in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/SgohB #gigging

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  • Local/regional acts needed for upcoming dates at Springwater in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/SgohB #gigging...

    Sep 16

    Local/regional acts needed for upcoming dates at Springwater in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/SgohB #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Act needed for 9/19 at Crosskeys Tavern (Chilicothe, OH): http://ow.ly/SgppE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Sep 16

    Act needed for 9/19 at Crosskeys Tavern (Chilicothe, OH): http://ow.ly/SgppE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional act needed for 9/17 at Fat Baby #NYC : http://ow.ly/SgsTf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Sep 16

    Local/regional act needed for 9/17 at Fat Baby #NYC : http://ow.ly/SgsTf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • BJ the Chicago Kid and Chance the Rapper Share "Church" Video

    Sep 15

    In BJ the Chicago Kid's Chance the Rapper-featuring single "Church", BJ sings, "She says she wanna drink, do drugs and have sex tonight/ But I've got church in the morning." That's the narrative of the song's music video—there's temptation, and then there's church. Watch the Scott Lazes-directed clip below via Fader.

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