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Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

OUT TODAY: Mavis Staples Live: Hope At The Hideout

Mavis Staples' new album, Live: Hope At The Hideout, is in stores today. Make sure to go out and buy it! - "She sat in at lunch counters and marched with King to protest segregation in America in the 1960s. Now Mavis' marvelous new Live: Hope at the Hideout revisits that ...

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Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

JOLIE HOLLAND'S THE LIVING AND THE DEAD HAILED AS A CAREER BEST

Singer/Songwriter's Stunning Video for "Mexico City" Premieres Today on AOL/Spinner North American Tour with Openers Herman Dune Oct/Nov It its first week of release, Jolie Holland's latest the Living and the Dead is receiving unanimous praise from critics, while the unparalleled chanteuse is charming crowds ...

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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Cadence Weapon's New Video "Real Estate" a Timely Parody of Tragic Reality

Afterparty Babies Canadian Tour Continues Through October While Cadence Weapon (aka Roland Pemberton) wrote the song "Real Estate" before the current financial crisis began rearing its disastrous head, its message is particularly poignant right at this moment. The new video for "Real Estate" brings home the young performer's premonition ...

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

The Coup's Boots Riley to Open Tom Morello Solo Tour Starting November 1

Illuminative Tour Followed by Two Appearances with Meshell Ndegeocello After marching together at the Democratic National Convention and playing together at both the DNC and the RNC, Boots Riley (the Coup) and Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, the Nightwatchman) are going on tour together. The famed guitarist and activist ...

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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

N.A.S.A. LAUNCHES ‘THE SPIRIT OF APOLLO' ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009

N.A.S.A. LAUNCHES 'THE SPIRIT OF APOLLO' ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009 SQUEAK E. CLEAN AND DJ ZEGON TEST THE BOUNDARIES OF THE UNIVERSE BY DROPPING BRAZILIAN BEATS FORTIFIED BY UNEXPECTED, SUPERSTAR COLLABORATIONS ALBUM GUESTS INCLUDE: TOM WAITS, KAYNE WEST, KAREN O, OL' DIRTY BASTARD, SPANK ROCK, DAVID BYRNE ...

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