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Thursday News Roundup

The ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country (including Seattle) have gotten bigger and bigger. The rallies against corporate greed have attracted tent-toting demonstrators from across the nation and don’t show signs of subsiding any time soon; the schedule on the Occupy Wall Street website literally never ends. In NewRead more...

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects -- Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears -- and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with a sad morsel of news from this past weekend’s Glastonbury Festival, during which 56-year-old Christopher Shale, constituency aide to the British Prime Minister and leader of the West Oxfordshire Conservative Association, was found dead in a portable toilet. According to The Guardian, Shale’s body was discovered at 8:45 Sunday morning inRead more...

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Monday News Fix

While those of us in the indie world rejoice at the victory of Merge recording artists The Arcade Fire, others in the music biz aren’t so hot on the Grammys. Yesterday, record executive Steve Stoute, who has managed Nas over the years, took out a full-page ad in the New York Times‘ Style Section, callingRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Lollapalooza Chile Line-up Announced: Chicago’s Lollapalooza Festival will being making its way to South America for the first time ever. The festival will be taking place at Santiago’s O’Higgins Park, April 2-3. Headliners include Kanye West, Jane’s Addiction, The Flaming Lips, and many many more. If you’ve never been to Chile, here’s an amazing excuse toRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Despite the indie cred we’re putting on the line by blogging about that damn Twilight sequel for a third straight week, it’s at least worth mentioning that the complete tracklist has been released. In addition to the lead single from the local boys in Death Cab For Cutie, it will feature completely new or remixedRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Jeff Mangum, the elusive leader of Neutral Milk Hotel, is helping out the charity, Children of the Blue Sky, with original art pieces ready for auction. Among his contributions is a t-shirt with an original drawing done by Mangum and an autographed copy of On Avery Island featuring Jeff’s thumbprint and stamp work. More itemsRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

An already fruitful week in camp Wilco just got a lot more... fruity. The band is offering up “The Jolly Banker,” yet another Woody Guthrie interpretation from the Nora Guthrie and Billy Bragg tapped musicians. The download is free but the band is kindly asking for donations to benefit the Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives.Read more...

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