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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Santigold

Philly-born singer-composer Santigold started her music career working with ska-punk band Stiffed after moving to Brooklyn in 2005.  A talented songwriter and producer, she wrote songs for Marc Ronson and Lilly Allen. She got an offer from the label Lizard King after showing off her voice at a Stiffed show and took band member JohnRead more…

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Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

Austin is nearly indisputably the live music capital of the US, and no more is this more apparent than in this year’s Austin City Limits Festival. Taking place September 16-18 in Austin’s Zilker Park, the fest sports a lineup of heavyweights that would make even Coachella feel humbled. Read ‘em and weep (or rush toRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Legendary soul producer Willie Mitchell died Tuesday at 81. The Memphis-based producer, best known for working with Al Green in the 70’s and with Ann Peebles on her hit “I Can’t Stand the Rain,” succumbed to a heart attack. Read more here.

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