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Thursday News Ballyhoo

Everyone’s favorite 21st century surf rockers, Surfer Blood, appeared on the Halfway House Music blog to debut a new song titled “I’m Not Ready.” I think we’re ready to here some more of this new material.

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Thursday News Potpourri

Conor Oberst returns to his beloved Bright Eyes project with a new song and video for “Coyote Song,” the first song announced from the benefit compilation Sound Strikes Song. The country inspired piano ballad tackles some big topics with ease that only Oberst can pull off.

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more...

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Thursday Music News Revival

Animal Collective has just released a new video for their song “Bluish.” Don’t worry, it meets all the expectations for trippiness and artistic merit we’ve come to expect from the group:

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Thursday News Goes Electric

The Grand Rapids Press delivered a story this week which documented the Christian university Calvin College canceled a show happening on their campus featuring The New Pornographers because of the band’s name. The school said they were concerned about people who were beginning to associate the college with pornography as has mistakenly happened for theRead more...

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully¬†minimalist¬†music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus ¬£20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Thursday News Rumble

“It’s in the initials. We SPs need to stick together” -- so says Sub Pop cofounder Jonathan Poneman on a newly announced and somewhat surprising signing. The Seattle label, whose roster is best known for early grunge acts and current indie-rock leaning bands, is joining up with Seattle hip-hop collaborative Shabazz Palaces, who have alsoRead more...

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Thursday News VS The World

Three years of Swedish folk troubadour and guitarist extraordinaire Jose Gonzalez‘s life will be shown to the massed in the documentary titled The Extraordinary Life of Jose Gonzalez. The film follows Gonzalez as he records his album In Our Nature. This documentary certainly looks off-beat. Check out the link to see the trailer.

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Thursday News Conglomeration

Following up their recent reunion show as Nudedragons at the Showbox and now their performance this month at Lollapalooza, Soundgarden are set to release Telephantasm: A Retrospective on September 28, and yesterday they revealed their first new single since 1997: “Black Rain,” an outtake from the Badmotorfinger sessions. Rumors are that they’re in the studioRead more...

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Thursday News Comes Alive

On their website, Belle and Sebastian have announced the title of their new album -- Belle and Sebastian Write About Love -- and are asking fans to write the name of the album somewhere in chalk or in “something non-permanent” and upload either the photo or video evidence of it on the band’s Flickr pool.Read more...

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