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Enjoy all the good will radiating from this, the new video for the Fruit Bats’ “The Ruminant Band”.

This 40-minute, Vincent Moon directed video follows the Scandinavian band around Copenhagen as they play through every song on their latest album, We’re on Your Side, which came out last month.

If you find this, from Grand Archives’ sophomore album Keep in Mind Frankenstein, to your liking, you can stream the entire album at MBV.

The fourth studio album, Battle Studies from the seven-time Grammy winner, John Mayer, is set to be released on November 17th. This album, which Mayer also produced, will be his first release in three years. Battle Studies was recorded in a private home in California where Mayer lived and worked over the course of six months before wrapping at the famed Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.

In addition to the new album release on November 17th, the singer will also perform songs from the new CD that night at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. Tickets for this event are only available to past members of Local 83, Mayer’s fan club, as a thank you for years of dedication. For those people who are not fan club members, you can catch the show on the Fuse Network, which will have a live broadcast of the show at 9 PM Eastern, 8 PM Central. Be sure to check fuse.tv/JohnMayer for live backstage footage leading up to the broadcast.

Here’s the first single off the album, “Who Says”, to occupy yourself for a month’s time:

Grizzly Bear will release a special edition of the exalted Veckatimest both in the US and the UK on November 2nd.  The special edition features a twenty-four page photo keepsake and a second bonus live CD recorded during their worldwide tour.  Also check out their performance of “Two Weeks” on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. Beach House chanteuse Victoria Legrand provides the enthralling back-up vocals.

Bonus Material:
01 “Southern Point” (KCRW Session)
02 “All We Ask” (KCMP Session)
03 “Ready, Able” (KCRW Session)
04 “Foreground” (Duyster Session)
05 “Two Weeks” (BBC Maida Vale Session)
06 “Dory” (World Café Session)
07 “While You Wait for the Others” (BBC Maida Vale Session)

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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