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NEWS ROUNDUP 2/19/13

Charlotte Church talks to Billboard about her first U.S. album in a decade: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1548402/charlotte-church-talks-first-us-album-in-a-decade-listen-to-new-song

The line up for the 2013 Bonnaroo Festival has been released. Check it out: http://lineup.bonnaroo.com/ It includes such greats as Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Bjork, David Byrne & St. Vincent and, uh, “Weird Al” Yankovic.

Neo-clasicist Eluvium will release a double album called Nightmare Ending on May 14th. Stream the song “Don’t Get Any Closer” here: http://soundcloud.com/temporary-residence-ltd-1/eluvium-dont-get-any-closer

Parlophone will be unveiling the video for Bat For Lashes’ “Lilies” tomorrow.

KickKickSnare have Junior Prom’s free 5 song EP available for downloading: http://kickkicksnare.com/2013/02/19/junior-prom-free-5-song-ep/

The Greek electronic duo known as Keep Shelly in Athens will be releasing their yet-to-be-titled first full-length album on the Cascine label in July. Stream their song “Madmen Love” here: http://soundcloud.com/cascine/madmen-love

The Postal Service will be taking Jenny Lewis on the road with them. As in, she’ll actually be performing as part of their band, doing backing vocals. (She did backing vocals on a couple of tracks on their album Give Up.) The tour dates are as follows:

The Postal Service Tour Dates:

04-09 Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Theatre *

04-10 Davis, CA – Mondavi Center *

04-12 San Luis Obispo, CA – Madonna Expo Center *

04-13 Indio CA, Coachella

04-18 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre ^

04-19 Las Vegas, NV – Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan ^

04-20 Indio, CA – Coachella

05-18 Manchester, England – Academy #

05-19 London, England – Brixton Academy #

05-20 London, England – Brixton Academy #

05-21 Paris, France – Trianon #

05-23 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound 2013

05-27 George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival

05-28 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory

05-29 Magna, UT – Saltair

05-30 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater

06-03 Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theater

06-05 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live

06-06 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater

06-07 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater

06-08 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion

06-10 Detroit, MI – Fillmore Detroit

06-11 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre

06-12 Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion

06-14 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center

06-15 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center

06-17 Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts

06-18 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion

07-16 Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena

07-17 Portland, OR – Rose Garden Arena

07-26 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater

 

 

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An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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