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  1. What to expect at the LGBTIQ Literary FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland's inaugural LGBTIQ* Literary Festival, Same Same But Different, offers another way to explore how people live in a world full of difference, says the festival's director, well-known writer and film-maker Peter Wells. "It's not a party, parade or protest march; it's not in a bar or sauna.

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  2. The UConnBlog-cketology: Post-Memphis Annihilation EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The UConn Blog

    After last night's win at Memphis, the Huskies get a couple of nice treats in this update. Namely, they are in Brooklyn! A 7-10 matchup with Seton Hall...can you imagine the Sterling Gibbs narrative? Maybe I should switch out Seton Hall so UConn didn't face a lower-seed home court advantage- JUST KIDDING, HAVE YOU SEEN THE PRUDENTIAL CENTER LATELY?!?!?!? Let's all take a moment to enjoy the idea of Duke having to play in Spokane.

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  3. The Fiery Furnaces Albums From Worst To BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Stereogum

    From 2003 until 2011, over the span of six studio albums, an EP, a double-disc live extravaganza, and hundreds of catalog-recombinant shows, the Oak Park, Illinois-reared siblings Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger wrought a polarizing, idiosyncratic iconography; by and large, audiences were either reveling in the cavalcade of inside jokes, or they were resolutely weren't. While garage rock and blues were the Fiery Furnaces' core idioms, they weren't afraid, over time, to wrangle pop, prog, musical theater, folk, gospel, tinny-ass carnival spew, and hard rock into a mod-indie equivalent of Choose Your Own Adventure paperbacks, if said paperbacks were cheekily ghostwritten by Thomas Pynchon or David Foster Wallace.

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  4. USPS at a crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Hill

    Congress probably won't produce much in the way of legislation in this election year, but one item that might well make it to President Obama's desk is a postal reform measure. The Postal Service lost $5.1 billion last year, its ninth straight year of multi-billion-dollar losses.

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  5. The A List: New records from Waking Astronomer and Future, Twitter beefs, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... it right - even your failing marriage - by listening. Impose recently posted an excellent article about the burgeoning indie-rock scenes throughout Georgia, especially in Athens. WABE interviewed Guillermo Castro, founder of local music blog ...

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  6. New Forever Stamp Celebrates Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | GlobeNewswire

    The U.S. Postal Service rang in the Lunar New Year by issuing the Year of the Monkey Forever stamp today. The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place in the D'Angelo Center at St. John's University - Queens Campus in Jamaica, N.Y. Use the hashtag #LunarNewYear to share the news on social media.

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  7. 6 stray observations from Yo La Tengo at ACM@UCO Performance LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NewsOK.com

    The packed crowd at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab were putting off a serious amount of sweat and body heat during Thursday's Yo La Tengo concert. I walked into a sauna.

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  8. 20 for '16 in the Year of Music: The ShiverettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Canada.com

    This profile is part of a series of 20 pieces spotlighting members of the local music community. For more Calgary 2016: Year of Music coverage, visit this page .

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  9. SOUND 'ROUND: Coldplay / U2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | TheMonitor.com

    ... green-eyed girl who stole his heart before Gwyneth Paltrow did, he adequately navigates the subtleties between indie pop, prog-pop, folk-pop and diminutive stadium pop. Though the world-conquering schmaltz of "Clocks" set a bad precedent for other ...

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  10. How to spend $50 for a 10 stamp, courtesy of the USPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Linn's Stamp News

    Collectors of coil stamps and plate-number coils will get sticker shock when they order the 2016 10A Red Pears definitive coil stamp issued by the United States Postal Service Jan. 17. When Scott catalog senior editor Marty Frankevicz placed an order for a strip of 100 of the new coil stamp from Stamp Fulfillment Services in Kansas City, Mo., he received a reply from customer service clerk Mary Guyll stating that "the PEARS item #7993 is only being sold in 10k coils and strips of 500 item #799315 for $50.00." Yes, it is true.

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  11. Hear It First: Four Albums to Spin Before Mardi Gras ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Free Times

    ... TreeHouse Lifted Find It: treehousetheband.bandcamp.com It's no secret that reggae-rock blends don't sit well with the indie crowd. But Lifted might well serve as an olive branch. The riffs and rhythms are unfailingly tight. The horns, doused in ...

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  12. Nottingham musicians Tony Foster and Kev Bales, with their band BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Nottingham musicians Tony Foster and Kev Bales have taken a step away from normal rock 'n' roll life to record a new album that soundtracks an art project - based on bees. Dan Robinson reports They are more accustomed to producing rock songs with the likes of Julian Cope, Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan and Queens of the Stone Age singer Mark Lanegan.

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  13. Animal Collective debuts latest track via App StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Cavalier Daily

    Following their decision to debut their upcoming album "Painting With" at Baltimore's international airport Thanksgiving weekend, experimental indie-rock band Animal Collective continued to play with unconventional release strategies by debuting their latest single, "Lying in the Grass," with an iOS app. The app, named after the album, is a painting app which allows users to draw on their phone - either alone or online with someone else - for the duration of the new song.

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  14. Pipe down: Melbourne Town Hall organ transforms for Australian Art Orchestra concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    ... from a piece that plays with the resonance of a long thin wire to an upcoming, out-of-the-box collaboration with indie rock group Yo La Tengo, but when he received the score for Swing Bridge he was momentarily stopped. "My first reaction was oh my ...

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  15. 17 Pitchfork Music Festival 2016 lineup predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... for a string of residency shows (excluding Chicago) and potentially an album, I'm willing to bet that the mid-aughts indie rockers will return to Chicago to play this festival. If I'm mining my early memories of reading the music site, I remember ...

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  16. Sam Billens uses synthesizers much to his (and our) advantage on latest releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Billions are no more, but Sam Billen carries on their cheesy, infectious, indie pop, legacy with his latest solo release, Headphones and Cell Phones , now available through local label The Record Machine . Billen is a gifted songwriter who must have spent months in his basement recording this solid album of beautifully crafted songs.

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  17. Yo La TengoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Dallas Observer

    ... affair, for which the band does tunes ranging from Hank Williams Sr. to the Cure. They remain one of the most reliable indie rock bands around, and don't sleep on a chance to see them. If you've seen them as a trio over the years, this time out is a ...

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  18. Need a new song to jam to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Cavalier Daily

    ... with nothing but an acoustic guitar and her gorgeous voice and finds herself capable of writing an astonishing indie-folk song. The closing moments make "Traveling Song" so special, as the music cedes to an a cappella section peppered with clever ...

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  19. Model Dree Hemingway Is Playboy's First 'covered-up' PlaymateRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | WENN Blog

    ... issue, the great-granddaughter of novelist Ernest Hemingway features as the March Playmate. Dree, who appeared in 2012 indie movie Starlet and 2014's While We're Young, is also actress/model Mariel Hemingway's daughter. She made her breakout catwalk ...

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  20. CD review: Tortoise, The CatastrophistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Sunday Herald

    Surprises are few and far between in the realm of Tortoise, as anyone au fait with the scholarly Chicago quintet will have learned over the course of six studio albums and countless associated releases. Dub, jazz, rock, electronica: all these and more have been present since the group's self-titled debut in 1994, accreting to form a canon with few equals, contemporary or otherwise.

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