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  Proton Proton CHECK THIS: Proton Proton + MP3
The music is anthemic, cacophonius, and cathartic, in an almost feel-good sort of way. It's kind of like stepping into a particle accelerator to go for a ride, and Proton Proton is playing on the particle accelerator hi-fi during that ride. Includes MP3 download.
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  Spacepod Spacepod.02 - The Spacelab podcast
More great music in triptych from The Octopus project with Lollipopsichord, Seattle's Welcome with Sirs, and Clark (Chris Clark) collaborating with Broadcast on HerrBarr.
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  Spacepod Spacepod.01 - The Spacelab podcast
The triptych podcast... three great songs from The Sky Drops with You Don't Crawl, Yasushi Miura from Japan with 7, and The White Noise Supremacists with Meant To Be.
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  Silversun Pickups Silversun Pickups Multimedia Video, Audio, and Interview
Experience an interview, photo slideshow, music and video multimedia feature about the band Silversun Pickups. Spacelab recently asked a few questions of Nikki Monninger and included some photos from a recent show in Minneapolis. Also check out the video for Well Thought Out Twinkles in streaming video and the songs Melatonin and Little Lovers in streaming audio.    WATCH
 
  Margot & The Nuclear So and So's Spacelab Multimedia: Margot & the Nuclear
So and So's

Check out an interview, photo slideshow, and music multimedia feature about the band Margot & the Nuclear So and So's. Spacelab recently asked a few questions of Richard Edwards and included some photos from a recent show in Minneapolis.    WATCH
 
  Arab Strap Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Arab Strap Live Photos

Live photos from a recent Arab Strap performance at the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis.    WATCH
 
  Spacepod Interview: Andrew Whiteman of Apostle of Hustle / Broken Social Scene
If you’ve seen Broken Social Scene live, then you know Andrew Whiteman packs a wallop with his Strat. Ryan Henriquez caught up with Whiteman the day between three sold out nights at NYC’s Webster Hall and the day of his band’s inaugural Late Night With Conan O’Brien appearance.    READ Now
 
  Spacepod Spacepod:
The Spacelab Podcast

It's back! The new edition of the Spacelab podcast, code-named Spacepod. Check out all the new happenings in the new Spacepod! 
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  Stereolab Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Espers Live

This photo slideshow was captured when Espers played in Minneapolis at First Avenue on March 10. 
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  Stereolab Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Stereolab Live

This photo slideshow was captured when Stereolab played in Minneapolis at First Avenue on March 10.   WATCH Now
 
 
  Broken Social Scene Interview: James Shaw of Metric/Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene at Webster Hall in New York: the band gripped the crowd early and never relented. What felt like overlong, even forced "jams" on Thursday night transformed into natural, beautiful epic anthems two nights later. Ryan Henriquez caught up with Jimmy Shaw of Broken Social Scene and asked him about being in two bands, Conan O' Brien, and new Broken Social Scene music   READ Now
 
 

Koalas

Ten Most Innovative Albums 0f 2005
Spacelab counts down the 10 most creative and innovative music from 2005. The list is created with artists in mind who are pushing the boundaries of music, perceptions, and new ideas. See the list and listen to a track from each song.
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  Koalas Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
First Avenue's 35th Anniversary Show

This photo slideshow was captured in Minneapolis at First Avenue during the club's 35th Anniversary. Bands include: The Jayhawks, The Hold Steady, Koalas, Jessy Greene, Polara, X-Boys, The Mood Swings, Mike Watt, and members of Golden Smog.   WATCH Now
 
 
  The Hold Steady The Hold Steady
Video Interview

Spacelab recently spoke with Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady about the band's future, Lifter Puller, and what it's like to split the difference between two extremes.
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  Low Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
The Low Holiday Show

This photo slideshow was captured when Low played a holiday show in Minneapolis at First Avenue.
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  The Earlies Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
The Earlies

They had anywhere from 7-10 people onstage, and some of them pulled out interesting equipment, like the keyboard as a wind instrument.   WATCH Now
 
 
  Giant Drag Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Giant Drag

This photo slideshow was captured when Giant Drag played live at The Ascot Room. We caught the band on a good night with a short set.   WATCH Now
 
 
  Milemarker Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Milemarker

This photo slideshow was captured when Milemarker played live at Triple Rock Social Club. They were loud, with two drummers, and played like this was the last show anybody would see ever.   WATCH Now
 
 
  Thunderbirds Are Now! Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Thunderbirds Are Now!

See photos of Thunderbirds Are Now! live in Minneapolis at
First Avenue.   WATCH Now
 
 
  Mia Doi Todd Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Mia Doi Todd

See photos of Mia Doi Todd live in Minneapolis at the 400 Bar.
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  World Leader Pretend Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
World Leader Pretend

See photos of World Leader Pretend live in Minneapolis at the Ascot Room.   WATCH Now
 
 
  The Exit Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
The Exit

See photos of The Exit live in St Paul at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
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  Constantines Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Constantines

See photos of The Constantines live in Minneapolis at First Avenue.
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  The Hold Steady Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
The Hold Steady

See photos of The Hold Steady live in Minneapolis at First Avenue.
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  The Bravery Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
The Bravery

Great photos from
The Bravery playing live.
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  Dungen Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Dungen

See photos of Dungen live in Minneapolis at the 400 Bar.
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  Bob Mould Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Bob Mould

See photos of Bob Mould live in Minneapolis at First Avenue.
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AutoluxSpacelab Photo Slideshow:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Check out a photo slideshow of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club playing live.   WATCH Now

 
 
 

AutoluxSpacelab Music Feature:
The Fearless Freaks Soundtrack

After a brief stint as a download through the web site www.125hz.com, the Fearless Freaks soundtrack has been largely unfindable on the web. Spacelab will bring you a streaming version of the tracks, one new track per week, over the next few weeks. This weeks track: Space Age Love Song, live.   LISTEN Now

 
 
  Autolux Spacelab Photo Slideshow:
Autolux

See photos of The Hold Steady live in Minneapolis at First Avenue.
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AutoluxSpacelab Video Interview:
Autolux

We sent Dave Hruby down in a space capsule to check in with Autolux and find out what they think about things like touring, counting the stripes on the road, and the Coachella music festival.
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Parker & LilySpacelab Interview:
Parker and Lily

Spacelab spoke with both Parker Noon and Lily Wolfe before they went out on tour in support of their album, The Low Lows. They talked to us about the hardship of being in a band with a former lover, the new music of Parker & Lily, and what they see as their future.
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