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La Roux and Major Lazer Announce ‘Lazerproof’ Mixtape out May 26

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Like a silver-bullet ear worm upside your head, dancehall superstars Major Lazer (Diplo and Switch), and U.K. synth-loving hitmakers La Roux have teamed up for Lazerproof, a “ska, dubstep, hip-hop and pop” juggernaut mixtape of super nasty beats, out May 26 via maddecent.com. Look out for guest appearances by Gucci Mane, Drake, Gyptian, Rusko and Amanda Blank.

25 May 2010 | More

Land of Talk to Release ‘Cloak and Cipher’ in August

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It’s hard not to be enchanted by Land of Talk singer Elizabeth Powell’s bourbon-and-honey-esque pipes. And thankfully, come August 24, the Montreal trio will have another chance to shine on with the release of their sophomore effort, Cloak and Cipher, via Saddle Creek.

25 May 2010 | 1 comment | More

The Wake at the Bell House, 05.22.10

It took almost 30 years, but The Wake finally made it to America, playing to an awe-struck and jam-packed Bell House on Saturday night. Although members of the original lineup were not fully present, Gerard “Caesar” McInulty and Carolyn Allen repped on lead vocals and keyboard, respectively, teaming up with members of fellow Glaswegian outfit The Orchids…

25 May 2010 | More

Warpaint Announces Summer Tour

Los Angeles’ own psychedelic post-punk indie girls Warpaint have announced dates for a U.S. tour that will kick off on June 7. The band will be in New York for a couple of dates mid-month and have three performances scheduled at Lollapalooza in August.

25 May 2010 | More