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Saturday, November 19, 2005

Come On Feel The Vinyl

Sufjan Steven's Illinois is now available on vinyl. It includes a new song, 'The Avalanche.' Indie-folk loving DJs everywhere just squealed with delight

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Random Tandem

After months of rumors, The Militia Group have confirmed the signing of emo-turned-shoegazer act The Appleseed Cast. The band have released albums under both the Deep Elm and Tiger Style labels. They are working on their sixth album and Militia debut, due "in early 2006," according to the Militia Group.

Saves The Day are currently on tour and have finished the follow up to 2003's In Reverie They plan on shopping the album (early 2006 release date) around to various labels.

Belle & Sebastian's new album The Life Pursuit will be released as a CD/LP in February, from Matador Records. Before the album hits stores, the single 'Funny Little Frog' is set to be released January 16th. Here is the tracklisting for said album:

The Life Pursuit
1.Act Of The Apostle Part 1
2.Another Sunny Day
3.White Collar Boy
4.The Blues Are Still Blue
5.Dress Up In You
6.Sukie In The Graveyard
7.We Are The Sleepyheads
8.Song For Sunshine
9.Funny Little Frog
10.To Be Myself Completely
11.Act Of The Apostle Part 2
12.For The Price Of A Cup Of A Tea
13.Mornington Crescent

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Friday, November 18, 2005

2006: Taste Odyssey

The line up has been announced for 2006's Taste Of Chaos tour. Scheduled for the next jaunt are Deftones, Thrice, Atreyu, Story Of The Year, As I Lay Dying, Silverstein, Dredg, the Receiving End Of Sirens, Pelican, the Confession, Greeley Estates, Adair, Millionaire and punk rocks answer to STOMP, Street Drum Corps. Cities and dates have yet to be announced.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Mars Is ill

In case you're interested in a bit more of the back story behind the constant delays of Mars Ill's long-awaited third album Pro*Pain, check out an interview with Manchild and Dust HERE.

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The Hives will be releasing Tussles in Brussels this coming Nov. 22nd. The DVD will contain live concert footage from Brussels, Belgium, a documentary entitled 'DW Johnson's The Hives, Hinduism & Me', as well as music videos and TV performances. Check it out HERE.

If you're up for a little insight into the life of John Lennon including his time with The Beatles, his time post-Beatles, and what exactly happened with Mark David Chapman (including interviews) and more. It's all set to air on Dateline NBC this Friday. Check your local listings for exact times.

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Impressions of The Strokes

The Strokes First Impressions Of Earth tracklisting:

1. You Only Live Once
2. Juicebox
3. Heart in a Cage
4. Razor Blade
5. On The Other Side
6. Vision of Division
7. Ask Me Anything
8. Electricityscape
9. Killing Lies
10. Fear of Sleep
11. 15 Minutes
12. Ize of the World
13. Evening Sun
14. Red Light

Impressions Of The Earth comes out Jan. 3, 2006

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