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Wednesday, Jun 17, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
Photos by Karen Dunbar

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Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

As most of you know, Blur is reuniting and they dropped by Rough Trade Records yesterday in London to play two songs. The sound quality is pretty awful on the fan video, but you can clearly get a sense of the energy from the band and audience.



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Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

If you missed the band Woods at Brooklyn’s first Northside Festival this past weekend, you can check out their video here where guys play with food and instruments, semi-animated style.



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Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

Scotland’s Camera Obscura have a superb new release in My Maudlin Career. PopMatters’ Thomas Britt said, “The band’s finest work continues the pop rush we’ve come to expect from Camera Obscura but also develops the band’s sound and identity in significant ways.” The group stopped by Craig Ferguson’s show last night to play “French Navy”.



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Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

Cursive’s latest video from the rather crassly titled Mama, I’m Swollen features a daintily, white frock-clad woman running from Tim Kasher all dressed for a wedding with a gun. Women in peril from male violence. Sigh…



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