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CONGRATULATIONS to Dave Hartley & Co. // Matt Bonner Headed to All-Star Weekend Foot Locker Three Point Shootout

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the last couple of weeks, you should be well aware of the #LETBONNERSHOOT campaign (educate yourself) started by none other than our sweet angel of a friend/basketball connoisseur Dave Hartley. While you know him as the man behind Nightlands and bassist of The War On Drugs, we’ve come to understand Dave as the ultimate go-getter, trendsetter and social media king who refused to sleep until Matt Bonner received his rightful invitation to the NBA All-Star Weekend’s Foot Locker Three Point Shootout (now that’s a mouthful). By golly, we’re happy to report MATT BONNER IS IN FACT HEADED TO THE THREE-POINT SHOOTOUT. (this is the part where you start jumping up and down and screaming)

We would like to extend the biggest of congratulations to Dave, Matt and Luke Bonner and all others involved in this great Internet takeover! GOOD LUCK MATT. We are all rooting for you buddy.

BLK JKS to Perform With Alicia Keys at the World Cup! ZOL! Out Today!

Do you guys know how hard it was not to talk about this?  HINT: REALLY HARD.

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BLK JKS and Alicia Keys will be performing on stage at the FIFA World Cup Kick Off Celebration Concert.  Together they will sing “Too Late For Mama” by South African legend, the late Brenda Fassie.  Fassie was an unapologetic champion of life in the townships, and her controversial lifestyle made her a people’s champion as well. She was called “The Madonna of the Townships” by Time Magazine in 2001, 3 years before her untimely death in 2004.

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There are a few different ways that U.S. fans can watch the concert:
-June 10th: Live on ESPN 2 at 2pm EST/8pm South Africa Standand Time
-June 10th: Online live streaming and exclusively on demand afterwards at Vevo
-June 11th: A specially produced highlight presentation of the concert 8pm EST on ABC

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Then, of course, there is the CD release show.  I’ve already talked about that a bunch, so here is something new: You can now stream ZOL! at both Spinner and KCRW!

Or you can go to the record store and buy it because today is release day.  Happy ZOL! day, everybody.

AUDIO

Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado
Katie by Luke Temple
Think Of The Ocean by Porcelain Raft

VIDEOS

Happy by Tomas Barfod

Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

Colony Glen by Gardens & Villa

COMING SOON

Tomas Barfod
Love Me
CD / LP
Woman's Hour
Conversations
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair

The War On Drugs
Boston, MA - Paradise  w/ White Laces

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