Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
“She Ain’t a Child No More” [Live on The Colbert Report]

Sharon Jones went on The Colbert Report yesterday to drop some funk on Stephen Colbert’s stupid conservative head. He didn’t know whether or not she was black though, because he doesn’t see race.

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Dosh’s fifth album, Tommy, was released earlier this month on Anticon. Here’s the first video for it. In other news, I have to take a shit. BRB.

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“Born Free” [NSFW]

M.I.A.’s video for “Born Free” was released today. Suicide would be pleased. Check it out here. M.I.A.’s new, as-yet untitled album is due June 29 on N.E.E.T / XL / Interscope. That is all.

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Broken Social Scene

“Forced to Love” [live on Letterman]

Broken Social Scene’s new album, Forgiveness Rock Record, is due May 4. Listen to the album, described by a fellow TMTer as “absolutely fucking awful,” streaming at NPR

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“Voi ei, ei voi olla totta”

The Chocolate Grinder LOVES Finland’s Fonal Records. To prove it, we’re sharing a track from the forthcoming Tv-resistori album, which will be the group’s third release. No release date info just yet, but Fonal definitely ain’t slacking, with new releases this year from Kemialliset Ystävät, Paavoharju, Islaja, and many more. :)

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“Double Edge”

No word yet on Emika’s debut album, but this track, “Double Edge,” will see release on 12-inch vinyl and as a download on May 10 via Ninja Tune.

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