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Monday, September 29th, 2008

Xavier Rudd in-studio with OPBMusic

Recently Xavier Rudd's US tour took him through Portland, where he stopped by the studios of Oregon Public Broadcasting to play a few songs off his latest, Dark Shades of Blue, and to talk about the making of the new record, scoring films and playing a Yiraki. Hear it all …

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Thursday, September 25th, 2008

LYRICS BORN ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR

East Bay Wordsmith Brings "the Smartest, Dirtiest, Funkiest and Cleverest Hip-Hop Alive Today" (Relix) to the East Coast and Beyond Lyrics Born has announced a three week tour that begins October 16th in San Francisco before heading east for the remainder of the dates. The charismatic MC is touring in …

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Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Michael Franti and Spearhead Score Top 40 Record with All Rebel Rockers

Appearance on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" Scheduled for September 23rd Michael Franti and his band are surely having a gratifying month. After years of releasing issue-addressing, conscience-raising records, Michael Franti/Spearhead's All Rebel Rockers scored the musicians their highest chart position ever, entering the Billboard charts at #39, …

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Friday, September 26th, 2008

Man Man Interview/Live Footage on Antics TV

Antics TV were at Man Man's recent sold-out show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles and talked to Critter Cat, Honus Honus and Pow Pow about favorite myths (the origin of the Froad - Critter Cat) and pizza in Winnepeg among other things. Oh, and they captured a mean version …

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Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Michael Franti & Spearhead Display Spectacular Performance at the Hollwood Bowl

Michael Franti & Spearhead Display Spectacular, Crowd-rousing Performance for 17,000 Foot-stomping Fans at the Hollwood Bowl Performance on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" Airs October 2 Deluxe Limited Edition of All Rebel Rockers Available on Band's Webstore Michael Franti & Spearhead wowed the crowd on Sunday night at …

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Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

SOLILLAQUISTS OF SOUND Release "Death of the Muse"

Inspired by the LA Weekly's revelatory interview with Ms. Maureen Yancey a/k/a Ma Dukes, mother of deceased producer and hip hop luminary James Yancy a/k/a J Dilla, Anti-/Epitaph recording artists Solillaquists of Sound have decided to put the power of change into the hands of the people. Solilla's "Death of …

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