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The Raconteurs at Coney Island Baby
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The Raconteurs got up close and personal at Coney Island Baby (pics, setlist, review)

Sunday afternoon's show at 200-capacity Coney Island Baby was one of a few intimate NYC performances that Jack White, Brendan Benson and the rest of The Raconteurs were playing to celebrate the release of new album ’Help Us Stranger.’

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review: The Raconteurs’ comeback album is the Jack White album we needed

Following Jack White's last bloated, overproduced solo album comes the unexpected return of The Raconteurs, and it's the hardest-hitting Jack White-related album in a long time...

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The Raconteurs playing record release show at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade on Friday

The Raconteurs' new album Help Us Stranger is out this Friday and to celebrate, Jack White, Brendan Benson and the rest of the band will be playing a very intimate Brooklyn show on release day...

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The Raconteurs announce first album in over a decade

The Raconteurs (Jack White, Brendan Benson, and Greenhornes members Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler) officially made their return in December with their first two songs in a decade, and they've been announcing some live shows, and now their anticipated new album has officially been announced...

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (4/21)

This week's Notable Releases include Tara Jane O'Neil's gorgeous self-titled album, Woods' quickly-made 'Love Is Love,' The Black Angels' Phil Ek-produced 'Death Song,' and more.

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Robyn Hitchcock announces new LP, shares first single (and disses Trump)

"Either we will eventually become extinct and be replaced by cats with articulated thumbs who have evolved the way apes slowly evolved into us, or we will become empathic and mildly telepathic — people like Donald Trump won't happen because biologically no human will be born with that lack of empathy" - Robyn on new song "I Want To Tell You About What I Want."

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Fun Fun Fun Fest full lineup (De La Soul, Refused, Fucked Up, Public Image Ltd, Santigold, Sharon Van Etten, Rakim, X, Converge, Japandroids & more)

After teasing folks with a few names here and there -- like Run DMC most recently -- Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest (Nov 2 - 4) has revealed it's full line-up, including Public Image Ltd, De La Soul, Superchunk, Santigold, Refused, X peforming Los Angeles, and lots, lots more...

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Brendan Benson & friends played Bowery Ballroom (pics)

To say the show was a family affair is putting it mildly. Brendan's manager greeted fans as the doors opened and Benson was seen in the crowd before the show mingling with fans, rocking out to the music and guesting on drums during set...

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Brendan Benson announces label, album & tour dates

According to a recent report, record sales were actually UP in 2011 thanks in part to Adele's 21. Perhaps sensing the upward trend, and inspired by his friend and bandmate Jack White (who is keeping busy and will be on TV tonight), Brendan Benson has announced the launch of his own record label and publishing company called Readymade (which he actually created in the 90s but mainly just as "a concept due to a lack of resources to build a proper record label")...

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the Posies on tour w/ Brendan Benson & Aqueduct (NYC tonight) — updated dates & some pics from the Rock Shop

The Posies don't usually rehearse before tours, but they did for the one that starts next week in Spain. The reason: 'Blood/Candy,' an unusually complex album the band releases Tuesday and performed in full Thursday night at the Rock Shop in Brooklyn, N...

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