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The Shoe Birds - “You Leave Me Blind” (audio) (Premiere)

With a little Skynyrd in the guitar and a lot of heart in its anthemic chorus, "You Leave Me Blind" finds MIssissippi's the Shoe Birds delivering an earnest slice of country rock.

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Sneakout - “Savior” (audio) (Premiere)

On their latest single, "Savior", Sneakout crank the amp gain up to 11 and sing a song that makes them "want to do bad things".

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The Railsplitters - “You” (audio) (Premiere)

Bluegrass instrumentation meets sharp pop aesthetics on the new album by Colorado's the Railsplitters, as you can hear on the tune "You".

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Ruth Moody - “Far and Wide” (video) (Premiere)

The talented banjo picker and singer Ruth Moody (Wailin' Jennys), who will be joining Mark Knopfler for his upcoming tour, urges for peace on "Far and Wide".

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20 May 2015 // 2:05 PM

It’s Looking a Lot Like 1982 at the Movies

If legendary snoozer Rip Van Winkle went to sleep in the spring of 1982 and woke up today, his beard might have stretched a hundred nasty, matted yards, but he’d probably think he had taken only a power nap.

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20 May 2015 // 1:05 PM

China Is the Latest Market for Comic-con Organizers to Conquer

Forty-five years after Comic-Con International launched as a little gathering in San Diego, later exploding into a pop-culture juggernaut spawning dozens of similar events around the US, the phenomenon is going global.

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C. Gibbs - “Unchaperoned” (audio) (Premiere)

"Prince meets Crazy Horse" on the latest tune by C. Gibbs (Lucinda Black Bear), "Unchaperoned".

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Socalled feat. Jordanna Singer and Narcy - “Boyfriend Material” (video) (Premiere)

Montréal's own Socalled invents "a high school nightmare/dream with a Romanian flute loop hall pass" for the playful video to "Boyfriend Material".

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Faith No More Slip Into New Rhythms As They Create New Material

Today Gould insists the band wasn’t looking to satisfy fans’ nostalgia with the reunion shows. “It was more about us reconnecting with one another,” he said.

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Cannes 2015: Pete Docter’s Animated and Abstract ‘Inside Out’ Is Lauded at Cannes

Inside Out, which premiered to ecstatic reviews at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday in advance of its theatrical opening June 19, is daringly original in its conceit, in which emotions serve as characters and a little girl’s head is the setting.

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

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"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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