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Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

Twin Shadow has been garnering considerable attention in the press for his ‘80s New Wave-inspired sound. In anticipation of his full-length debut—Forget, out November 15 via Terrible Records (US) and 4AD (ROW)—he recently began a tour of the US, UK, and France.


Check out his Calvin Klein circa 1995-inspired video for “Slow”, below. Complete tour dates after the jump.



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Wednesday, Oct 20, 2010

UK downtempo-act Bonobo is back on the scene with a cross-continental tour of the U.S. and Canada this fall, in support of his Black Sands LP. He is joined by Andreya Triana, whose debut full-length, Lost Where I Belong, hit stores last September. Tour dates after the jump.



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Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010

L.A. based Best Coast is serving up some much needed sun soaked pop with the video for their latest single, “Boyfriend”. The video, directed by award-winning filmmaker Tyler Cohen, features the band playing a Quinceañera, a Mexican 15th birthday tradition. The video highlights the indie trio’s love for the West Coast, documenting the significant occasion on the kind of golden day California is known for.  To support this new single the band has extended their tour dates (after the jump) and will now be performing through mid November.



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Friday, Oct 15, 2010

UK duo Blood Red Shoes, which consists of Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell, is setting out on a North American tour to support their sophomore album Fire Like This.  They start in Vancouver on October 12 and end in Chicago fourteen days later on October 29.



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Friday, Aug 20, 2010

Margaret Cho is know best for her bawdy stand-up but on August 24 the comedienne will drop her first-ever musical CD Cho Dependent, featuring such luminaries as Fiona Apple, Jon Brion and Andrew Bird.


Cho (who gets sexier with each new tattoo), kicks off a full-out concert tour that begins at The Vixen in Provincetown, MA on August 18, where the comedy legend and supreme reigning “fag hag” will debut new live songs.


The Provincetown shows will wrap on August 23 but you can catch Cho just about everywhere in the United States and Canada and her tour will kick it until near the end of 2010, wrapping up in Atlanta, Georgia on December 12.


Go to www.margaretcho.com for all the hot dates, goodies, blogs and songs from one of the funniest women working. Please check back with PopMatters for more exclusive coverage and reviews of Cho’s first musical adventures later this fall, but in the meantime, here are some videos:



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