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Anjulie | Boom from Concord Music Group on Vimeo. Anjulie is one of the artists selected for MTV's ''Freshman 5.'' That means she'll be spotlighted all over MTV for the next three months - right up until her debut album comes out on August 4. Be sure to check out her cool, artsy video for ''Boom'' (above), and if you're in New York or L.A. Read More

Some DIY For Your Phone

BY Web Intern in Music

If you're like me, the ringtones that are available from your phone provider never include any songs that you actually like. So you're stuck with the lousy free sounds or paying way too much for songs that you only have lukewarm feelings for. Sound editing software is expensive, so cutting your own songs on your computer probably isn't an option. This is why I was so happy when I found a website that will do it for you. Read More

Blues Explosion, Yeah.

BY Laurie in Music

I have it on very good authority that the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will be reuniting next Wednesday, 6/17 for a FREE concert as part of the Bicycle Film Festival . Bikes Rock is at South Street Seaport, Fulton and South Streets, Pier 17. If you've never seen Jon Spencer, Russel Simins and Judah Bauer rock out, you owe it to yourself to come on down, plus, it's FREE, yay! And if you dont know about these cats, get yourself schooled son! Concert starts at 6:00pm, also playing are The Teenagers and special guests. Read More

Jam With Katzenjammer

BY Web Intern in Music

All-gal band Katzenjammer is playing Bonnaroo on June 12 at the invite of David Byrne, as part of the first artist-curated stage at the festival. After that, the Oslo group will stop by the Mercury Lounge in NYC on June 16. The women just released their single ''Bar in Amsterdam'' this week, and you can listen to a snippet of it for free (it's a pretty fun song). You can also check out their MySpace page to hear other tunes. Read More
Two of my favorite things! The girl band of hillbilly stompers, Those Darlin's have collaborated with BluBlocker Sunglasses. Fans who buy their new vinyl record at select indie retailers get a free pair of the sunglasses.  This offer begins on the first Record Store Day Presents Vinyl Saturday happening June 20th. Not since the Oak Ridge Boys has Blublockers supported a musical act.  I am impressed. If you are not familiar, go listen here and check their tour dates. Read More