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Ladybug Transistor

What we already know
* The Rosebuds have a new video
* The Rosebuds are going on tour with Land of Talk
* San Fadyl of the Ladybug Transistor has passed away
* The Rosebuds & Ladybug Transistor are playing Bowery Ballroom Thursday night

What we now know
* Ladybug Transistor & others are playing a San Fadyl memorial show @ Soundfix
* Ladybug Transistor have an album ("Can't Wait Another Day") out June 5th on Merge

The album features spirited contributions from members of Aislers Set, Architecture in Helsinki, The Clientele, Jens Lekman, Kevin Barker (Currituck Co., Vetiver), Heather McIntosh (Circulatory System, Instruments), Roy Nathanson (Lounge Lizards/Jazz Passengers) and others. The first fruits of these sessions were heard on 2006's Here Comes The Rain EP.

Do you want to see the Ladybug Transistor & The Rosebuds at Bowery Ballroom Thursday night (May 24)? I have two pairs of tickets to give away. To win, e-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Rosebuds). Tell me your favorite band on Merge Records. Two winners will be picked at random, and contacted around 5pm today (May 23). Include your first and last name for the guestlist.