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final Death by Audio shows featured on new live LP (Future Islands, Oh Sees, Ty Segall & more)

The last month of Death by Audio featured an incredible amount of talent playing the venue, including Thee Oh Sees, Future Islands, Ty Segall, Lightning Bolt, Dan Deacon, Parquet Courts, Protomartyr, JEFF the Brotherhood, A Place to Bury Strangers, Deerhoof, Protomartyr, METZ, and more. Recordings from DbA's last hurrah have been collected for a live compilation album titled Start Your Own Fucking Show Space which...

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Drawing Boards (new band from Dirty on Purpose, Sisters, TEEN members) playing shows w/ Cosmicide & more (listen)

Drawing Boards are a new band featuring longtime members of the Brooklyn music scene. It was started as a project between Doug Marvin (Dirty on Purpose) and Aaron Pfannebecker (Sisters)...

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Dirty on Purpose, Sisters & more reforming to play Death by Audio; A Place to Bury Strangers playing DbA show too

Over the years, Death by Audio has been spiritual home to bands to more than a few bands, whether they've worked for the venue, the pedal shop or have just been part of scene...

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Dirty on Purpose is gone, but the side projects are busy

Dirty on Purpose @ Mercury Lounge in NYC - Dec 31, 2008

Dirty on Purpose said their final goodbyes at Mercury Lounge in NYC on New Years Eve...

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Dirty on Purpose breaking up, final show on New Years

Hello friends,

After six years of spending an unhealthy and unusual amount of time together, Dirty on Purpose is going the way of the dodo. We got back from tour about a month ago and sat down to talk about recording another record, and realized we didn't really want to record another record...

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The Secret History, Violens, SpaceKamp, Mahogany, Wierd Records & more in This Week In Indie

DOWNLOAD: SpaceKamp - Girls on Bikes (MP3)

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This week's post is going to feel a bit like a clip show because I feel like I've talked about all these bands before, but still there's a lot going on in NYC...

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Apple in-stores, Obamarama & Anti-Pop Consortium

Anti-Pop Consortium @ Terminal 5 (more by Ryan Muir)

Anti-Pop Consortium - 2008 Tour Dates
Oct 17 - Obamarama @ The Bell HouseParty and Silent Auction to benefit Barack Obama
w/ Dirty on Purpose, Dragons of Zynth, Takka Takka and more...

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The Wedding Present, Dirty on Purpose, the New Year, the Heartstring Symphony & YellowFever in the Week in Indie

DOWNLOAD: The New Year - The Company I Can Get (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Yellow Fever - Culver City (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Yellow Fever - Joe Brown (MP3)

The Wedding Present @ Neumos, Seattle 9/25 (via The Finest Kiss)

The Wedding Present are in town this week and they are one of my favorite bands ever, probably one of five or six groups of which I can say I'm a genuine, died-in-the-wool fan...

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Five O’Clock Heroes, Crystal Stilts, Magic Christian, Neckbeard Telecaster & more in This Week in indie

DOWNLOAD: Five O'Clock Heroes - NY Chinese Laundry (MP3)

I know the Five O'Clock Heroes, who play tonight (9/9) at Mercury Lounge, are deeply uncool in many circles...

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Sloan, Band of Holy Joy, Dirty on Purpose side projects & more in this week in Indie

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Sloan in Detroit - June 15, 2008 (PhilipSouthern)

In Pitchfork's review of 2004's Action Pact, Alex Linhardt wrote, "Sloan is not anyone's favorite band...

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