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Roundup April, 8 2011

Selectism | Around the Web | Music

01. Together: The New England Electronic Music Festival

Running from April 18 – 24, the Together Festival fills Boston with a heaping of music, art, and technology revolving around the electronic sounds of music. Guests include: Ramadanman, Mary Anne Hobbs, Mr. C, The Sight Below, Trentmoller, Ninja Tune, Shuttle, and many more…

02. Notorious B.I.G.’s FBI File Released, L.A. Police Investigated
“FBI agents on both coasts participated in a nearly two-year investigation aimed at finding out who gunned down the Notorious B.I.G. and whether any Los Angeles police officers were involved, according to recently released records… The inquiry ended in early 2005, after federal prosecutors concluded there wasn’t enough evidence to pursue a case against any officers or another man implicated in the rapper’s 1997 shooting death.” (billboard)

03. The Concert Ticket Food Chain: Where Your Money Goes

“For most people, a live performance is the chance to get as close to the musicians they love as possible — at a moment when those musicians are doing the very thing that earns that love. A good live performance can epitomize the entire relationship between a fan and a band, taking place in a space where – more clearly than in any other arena – one cannot exist without the other.” (npr)

04. Exclusive Mix- J. Rocc Gives Us “Some Cold Rock Stuf”
“One of Cali’s finest, the world famous J. Rocc, drops his double album, Some Cold Rock Stuf, tomorrow on similarly solid label Stones Throw. Because he’s as nice in real life as on the turntables, he gave us an exclusive mix in anticipation of the release.” (laweekly)

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