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If you need a starting point, here are a few suggestions:

The Joy Formidable 2011 SXSW Tour Diary

Photo Gallery: The Latitude Festival 2008

Interviews: Gerald Casale of Devo

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Had a stressful week? Supplement your busy weekend schedule with upbeat chill. Allow us to introduce the new Mungolian Jetset album, Mungodelics.

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Will there be a new Afghan Whigs album in the future?

The future is unwritten (and so are the songs.)

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- Very amusing interview with Greg Dulli from a very NSFW site, via The Afghan Whigs Facebook page.

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Bat For Lashes - Laura

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This absolutely works for me. It shouldn’t, but it does.

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This new Mission Of Burma album is no A Place To Bury Strangers new album, but it’s pretty darn spiffy anyway! $4.99 on Amazon MP3 currently …

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"It’s very funny because while you’re around and in no danger of extinction everyone’s ready to kick you and say, Well, why don’t you break up? Your band is really pointless, just doing the same thing over and over and over so why don’t you just fuck off and die? And then when you are in danger of extinction they all go, What’s the matter, man? You should reform, man. I mean, it’s the Rolling Stones, maaan. They don’t give a shit about what you feel and what you have to go through to preserve this monstrous image intact."

- Mick Jagger, 1987
Source: Guardian

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Today’s Observation: Words and Music by Saint Etienne is considerably better if you skip the first track.

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"Sam used to tell me, whenever you got some money, you go get yourself a good ring and a good watch. Why would I need that? And Sam would say, you might have to get outta town quickly, before you get paid, and you can always hock that ring and that watch."

- Bobby Womack on Sam Cooke
Source: Guardian

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The frontrunner in the Guilty Pleasures category for The Best Albums of 2012 has got to be the new Foxy Shazam: bombastic, shameless, stadium rock.  Why Queen chose Adam Lambert instead will always be a mystery to me …

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