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MP3s, music news and reviews, and a sprinkling of pop culture. Named by Aqualung's Matt Hales, after his son.

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Monday, February 06, 2006

South by Southwest Contest

The South by Southwest folks are giving away a trip for two to the music festival this March in Austin. Enter by February 17 11:59 PST for a chance to "be referred to hereinafter as the 'Winner'", go to Texas, and see more musicians than you can shake a bolo tie at. Among the artists confirmed to perform at "SXSW" next month: Aberfeldy, Art Brut, Billy Bragg, Cerys Matthews, The Deathray Davies, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Elected, The Electric Soft Parade, Goldfrapp, Gemma Hayes, Her Space Holiday, Susanna Hoffs & Matthew Sweet, Ted Leo/Pharmacists, Magnet, Rhett Miller, Minus the Bear, Mogwai, Morrissey, The Most Serene Republic, Mystery Jets, Neko Case, The New Pornographers, Of Montreal, The Rakes, Ratatat, and The Silent League.

Wolfmother - Colossal (from Wolfmother)

If you'll be 1) in the L.A. area on Valentine's Day and 2) in the mood for some psychedelic rock, head to Amoeba Music in Hollywood, where Wolfmother is set to play a free show at 7:00 PM.

The Deathray Davies - Is This On? (from The Day Of The Ray)

Aberfeldy - Vegetarian Restaurant (from Young Forever)

Ted Leo/The Pharmacists - Biomusicology (from The Tyranny Of Distance)

Gemma Hayes - Hanging Around (from Night On My Side)

The Most Serene Republic - The Protagonist Suddenly Realizes What He Must Do In The Middle Of Downtown Traffic (from Underwater Cinematographer)


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