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Pop Montreal: initial lineup & tickets

Among the artists playing this year: Thee Oh Sees, Austra, Weyes Blood, Ja Som, The Besnard Lakes, Royal Trux, RZA, Swet Shop Boys, Hurray for the RIff Raff, The Dears (performing No Cities Left in full), Elza Soares, Jessy Lanza, Mount Eerie, Public Service Broadcasting, Lady Miss Kier, the return of Think About Life, and more.

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Megaphono festival underway in Ottawa: pics & report from day 1 w/ The Acorn, Emilie & Ogden, more

The Acorn / Emilie & Ogden / Patchostars @ Megaphono 2/2/2016

The second annual Megaphono music festival kicked off earlier this week in Ottawa, Canada. Fo...

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Polaris 2015 Long List revealed (Drake, New Pornographers, DFA1979, Caribou, Alvvays, White Lung, Viet Cong, more)

The long list for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's annual award for a great album, has been announced. It includes Drake, The New Pornographers, Death From Above 1979, Caribou, Alvvays, White Lung, Viet Cong, METZ, Cold Specks, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Patrick Watson, Absolutely Free, Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah, Braids, Tobias Jesso Jr an...

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SXSW announces third round of 2015 showcasing artists

SXSW, which happens March 17-22 in Austin, TX, has announced its third round of 2015 showcasing artists. (Here's round 1 and round 2.) It's a big update, with over 500 new additions, including Amason, Frog Eyes, Palma Violets, Girl Band, Pity Sex, Sheer Mag, Kate Tempest, THEESatisfaction, Viet Cong, Matthew E...

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The Acorn & Basia Bulat played Littlefield (pics)

The Acorn and Basia Bulat are about to end a North American tour together. That tour visited NYC last week for two shows. The Canadian band played Mercury Lounge on 9/23 and Littlefield in Brooklyn the next day...

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St. Vincent, Tune-Yards & Basia Bulat played Central Park Summerstage (pics, video, setlists, more dates)

at first seemed nervous due to a lot of technical difficulties with her band, but she quickly came into her element- perhaps focusing on too much, Annie did not settle for just performing her songs, but reinventing them...

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The Acorn & Ola Podrida have new albums, are touring, playing w/ Takka Takka (who played Northside) – dates

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DOWNLOAD: The Acorn - Restoration (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: The Acorn - No Ghost (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Ola Podrida - Monday Morning (Abacus remix) (MP3)

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Ottawa group The Acorn's record, No Ghost, came out June 1st in Canada (and digitally in the US); it comes out in the US in physical form August 10th through Bella Union/Yep Roc...

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The Shaky Hands – new MP3, video, tour dates w/ the Acorn

By Andrew Frisicano

DOWNLOAD: The Shaky Hands - We are Young (new MP3)

Portland's The Shaky Hands will be visiting Mercury Lounge Saturday, November 8th (tix) with NYC new-wave/discopunkers Holy Hail as part of the band's second full US tour...

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What’s going on Saturday?

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What’s going on Tuesday?

No Age @ an invite-only FADER party - May 5, 2008 (Abbey Braden)

The Acorn @ Pianos (rock n ROFL), NYC - May 5, 2008 (Bao Nguyen)

tonight in NYC
* Jay-Z & Mary J Blige @ MSG
* Sigmund Droid @ Crash Mansion
* Cloudland Canyon @ Glasslands
* Flight of the Conchords @ Town Hall
* Earth & Kayo Dot @ Knitting Factory
* R Stevie Moore & Half Handed Clouds @ Cake Shop
* No Age, High Places & Fiasco @ Bowery Ballroom
* The Acorn, The Cave Singers & Love as Laughter @ Mercury Lounge

Peter Gabriel's web sever was stolen and The Musical Box ("The exclusive authorized authentic Re-creation of Genesis") just happens to be playing Highline Ballroom tonight...

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