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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009
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Babelgum.com continues to post great concert features with this latest one from Franz Ferdinand. The Scottish band serves up a one-hour set interspersed with interview vignettes and scenes of Berlin.


Franz Ferdinand
Live in Berlin [Video]


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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009

10 years ago this week: Tom Waits returns with his first record since 1992 with the critically acclaimed album Mule Variations that quite impressively goes on to sell more than 500,000 copies and nabs Waits a Grammy.



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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Devendra Banhart premiered two new songs this past week. [via Each Note Secure]



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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009

Here we have the video for “People C’mon”, the third track off last year’s stellar Delta Spirit album Ode to Sunshine. The group, best known for their over-the-top and energetic live shows, don some old school gear and seem calm at first in this colorful video. But things start to get a little hairy about half-way through and, well, you’ll see.



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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009

Well, Mr. Oizo may have shat the bed with his fuzzy little Flat Eric character and the tragic Lambs Anger, but the latest video from Qua’s latest triumph Q&A shows there’s still a place for cutesy little muppets in quality independent music (even if they end up copulating, doing lines, and puking). Props to director Gus Kemp for going to that dark Meet the Feebles place.



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