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January 14, 2010

Back in action on a Thursday!

Tiesto Feat. Tegan and Sara video released!
“Feel It In My Bones” is amazing with the Quin twins’ vocals, and the video is just as trippy. I am in lust all over again.

T-Mobile in Trouble
Enjoy your ringback tones while you can, as T-Mobile may be forced to pull the plug on the popular service. Performing rights society BMI has brought them under fire for alleged copyright infringement, according to Film Music Magazine. BMI claims that they tried to arrange licensing agreements with the cell phone giant for many years but that none ever materialized. The other major carriers have all negotiated terms for their ringback tone programs and are not named in the lawsuit. We’ll see how this one unfolds…

New M.I.A. album in the works
The Twittosphere was aflutter a few days ago with the release of a new song/video on M.I.A.’s twitter page. “Space Odyssey,” allegedly an attack on the New York Times, is a cut off of her highly anticipated new album, due out this summer.

MUST-SEE SHOWS

January 26
Parafora Presents! Party @BackBooth – $8/$10 – 8 pm – 18+
The Tenant, Surfer Blood, Basements of Florida, Yip Yip, Monotonix
DJ Set by Waxfang

Parafora Presents is celebrating their third anniversary, and will be doing it in style! This lineup is insane and it is shaping up to be a hot event. Get your tickets @ Mother Falcon Clothing in Thornton Park for $5 until tomorrow!

February 9
Cold Cave @BackBooth – $6/$8 – 8pm – 18+
w/ Nite Jewel, Technobox, Emily Reo

Former Give Up The Ghost frontman Wes Eisold has emerged from his cave, no pun intended, and will be embarking on a full tour with new side-project-turned-main-event Cold Cave. Be there!

February 11
Take Action! Tour @ House of Blues – $12.65/$15.35 – 6 pm – All Ages
We The Kings, Mayday Parade, There For Tomorrow, Rocket to the Moon, Call the Cops

iO blog will be covering this event and interviewing the bands. Sure to be a great time, and 10% of all ticket sales benefit 13-year-old Patrick Pedraja and his amazing charity, Driving for Donations!

iO

P.S.
I have edited the Mariah Carey video, and it is funny, but I think the public uproar over her drunkenness has subsided. I’ll wait until she strikes again and break it out.