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Friday Music News

Robyn has dropped the video for her new collaboration with Snoop Dogg (Lion?), “U Should Know Better.” It features the duo’s doppelgangers having a wide range of fun, from playing will dolls to tending to plants in a random greenhouse. On her twitter, Robyn described the video as, “In a parallel universe Snoop and RobynRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Cee Lo Green spent New Year’s Eve covering John Lennon‘s classic “Imagine” on live TV, albeit with a little lyrical improvisation. After altering the lyrics from “Nothing to kill or die for / And no religion too” to “Nothing to kill or do for / And all religion’s true,” Green was subjected to a torrentRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 8/24

Florence and the Machine hit the big time with their massive debut Lungs, and now they’re set to follow up with an as-yet untitled album due out November 7th in the UK (no US release date yet). You can preview the first single, “What the Water Gave Me,” below, in all its choir-infused glory.

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Sonic Roundup 5/18

Minimal pop/dubstep sensation James Blake has been wowing listeners with his debut self-titled, and now there’s a new video to go along with the magic. A mix of both parts of his album standout “Lindisfarne” soundtracks this surrealist clip featuring a cult-like pact between friends. Or something like that. Check it out over at Pitchfork.tv.

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Sonic Roundup 5/11

Neo-soul’s Mayer Hawthorne is set to release a 6-song covers EP called Impressions, and now you can snag a sneak peek at one of the tracks, a take on Electric Light Orchestra‘s “Mr. Blue Sky.” Word has it this take was recorded live in one sitting in a tent in Belgium with his band, TheRead more...

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Out This Week 3/9

When mega-artists team up for a collaborative project like the new two-piece band, Broken Bells, the outcome is sometimes so good, it’s scary. After two years, James Mercer, lead singer and guitarist of The Shins, and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, hot-shot producer and co-founder of Gnarls Barkley (also produced the Gorillaz and 2004′s infamous TheRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Vic Chesnutt passed away over the Christmas holiday after falling into a coma from an apparent suicide attempt. He was 45. Chesnutt had a prolific career, releasing 17 albums to his credit. Many artists who have worked with the songwriter have come out to pay tribute: Michael Stipe, who produced Chesnutt’s first two albums, talksRead more...

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