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Minidoka Swing Band
-- Wall Street Journal has a front-page story today about the Minidoka Swing Band, made up almost entirely of Japanese-Americans interned during WWII and their decedents. The article--and if you're doing to read one article about music today, make it this one-- goes on to talk about Seattle swing band Mikados of Swing, whose members were interned at Idaho's Minidoka Relocation Center.

-- Pitchfork gave Daniel Martin Moore/Ben Sollee's Sub Pop album, Dear Companion at generous 6.4 out of 10. The pair plays the Croc on Tuesday.

-- Rolling Stone: Jimi Hendrix's Axis: Bold as Love hits Rock Band on Tuesday.

-- NME: Another day, another former manager suing Axl Rose.

-- Weekly Volcano: Next time you're having a conversation about the evil's of major labels, don't forget to mention the hundreds and hundreds of thousands of dollars Interscope paid Post Stardom Depression to NOT make an album.

-- Stereogum: Just noticed this one: "The 21 Worst All-Star Charity Music Videos Of All Time."

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