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Wye Oak is Paste's Band of the Week!

Wye Oak is Paste Magazine's Band of the Week! Check out the article at! Wye Oak release The Knot on July 21, with an album release show at The Ottobar on the same night! Tickets are still available for their performance at Memorial Hall on July 26 as part of XX Merge!   More >

She & Him cover The Smiths! Tickets still available for Memorial Hall!

(500) Days of Summer, the new Zooey Deschanel movie, will be released on July 17th along with the soundtrack featuring She & Him's cover of "Please, Please Please, Let Me Get What I Want" by The Smiths. And, there are still tickets available for the big XX Merge finale featuring She & Him, American Music Club & Wye Oak at Memorial Hall in Chapel Hill on July 26th.   More >

Download free MP3 from Polvo's "In Prism" now!

Polvo's new record, In Prism, will be released on September 8, but we couldn't wait to give you a first listen of the new album! Download "Beggar's Bowl" now! Polvo will hit the road in June and July including XX Merge, and the Seaport Music Festival with Obits on July 31st.   More >

Mac offers a new & improved list of "Arena Rock"

Luke DeCock, sports columnist from the Raleigh News and Observer asked Mac to come up with a list of selections to replace the deplorable "arena rock" used at the RBC Center during Carolina Hurricanes' games.   More >

Telekinesis Live @ SXSW

Telekinesis played "Coast of Carolina," a hit from their new record, Telekinesis!, acoustic-style as part of the Other Music party at the French Legation Museum during SXSW.   More >

Help save Paste Magazine

Paste Needs You! The global recession has taken its toll on Paste as advertisers have slashed their spending.   More >

Telekinesis KEXP session!

Michael Benjamin Lerner & the Telekinesis crew stopped by KEXP on their return to Seattle last month! NPR now has the full session online in the NPR Music section. Telekinesis on tour: 05.14.2009 Seattle, WA Crocodile Cafe 05.15.2009 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge 05.16.2009 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall 05.18.2009 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour 05.19.2009 Costa Mesa, CA Detroit Bar 05.20.2009 Phoenix, AZ Rhythm Room 05.22.2009 Denton, TX Hailey's 05.23.2009 Austin, TX The Mohawk 05.24.2009 Norman, OK The Opolis 05.30.2009 Neustrelitz, Germany Immergut Festival 06.01.2009 Vienna, Germany Chelsea w/ Kristoffer Ragnstam 06.03.2009 Nuremberg, Germany Muz w/ Kristoffer Ragnstam 06.03.2009 Munich, Germany Orangehouse w/ Kristoffer Ragnstam 06.04.2009 Berlin, Germany Magnet w/ Kristoffer Ragnstam 06.07.2009 Chicago, IL Schubas 06.08.2009 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room at The Crofoot 06.10.2009 Toronto, ON Canada Horseshoe Tavern 06.11.2009 Montreal, Club Lambi 06.12.2009 Northampton, MA Iron Horse 06.13.2009 Brooklyn, NY Union Hall 06.14.2009 New York, NY Mercury Lounge 06.16.2009 Philadelphia, PA Kungfu Necktie 06.17.2009 Washington , DC Black Cat Backstage 06.18.2009 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506 06.19.2009 Atlanta, GA The Earl 06.20.2009 Nashville, TN The End 06.22.2009 Omaha, NE Slowdown Jr. 06.23.2009 Denver, CO Hi Dive   More >

Aziz witnesses a massacre at the Destroyer show!

Dan Bejar solo shows continue in July after XX Merge! 05.17.2009 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle 07.27.2009 Atlanta, GA The Earl 07.28.2009 Washington, DC Black Cat 07.30.2009 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom 07.31.2009 Boston, MA Paradise 08.02.2009 Sackville, NB Canada Sackville United Church   More > says Wye Oak are "Hot & New!"

Wye Oak are featured on today.  Also, download a free MP3 from their new album, The Knot, which will be available in stores July 21.  Go see Wye Oak on tour, too!   More >

Conor & The MVB unveil new website

Check out to witness the invasion! Visit the Merge store to stream Outer South and order your copy on CD, double LP, or digital download.   More >

The Broken West visit OPB Music!

Ross Flournoy, Danny Iead, and Brian "lil champ" Whelan visited OPB Music in Portland in late February during their west cost tour with the French Kicks. You can listen to the session at Set list: Ambuscade Down in the Valley On the Bubble   More >