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Monday, April 20, 2015

Help Support Surfer Blood's Thomas Fekete
by Kelli Redding - 0

Surfer Blood are raising funds to help for the medical treatment of their guitarist Thomas Fekete, who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that has spread to his spine and lungs. Unfortunately, Thomas's health insurance will not cover the full cost of chemotherapy and treatment for his illness. He posted the following message to fans and set up a GoFundMe page (click here) for anyone wishing to help out by donating money to fund his treatment.

"Any bit of help would be massive for me, as I'm no longer able to tour and make a living, and my wonderful wife/best friend whom I just married in November will now be leaving work to help me throughout my treatment."

Earlier today the bandmembers posted the following message on their Facebook page:

"Thomas has been playing guitar in Surfer Blood for nearly 6 years, but since December has been sidelined by treatment for cancer. We miss him everyday on the road but we know he is incredibly strong and we have faith in him, and in his doctors. We hope you can help with a donation of any size, and help spread the word by sharing on social media. Thank you so much for the support!"

Surfer Blood's new album, 1000 Palms, was recorded last year and is due to release May 12th. 

Thomas Fekete performing with Surfer Blood at Coachella 2014:

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to The Snake Pit: Kaskade, Steve Aoki, & A-Trak!
by Becca Grischow - 0

Want to start your Summer the right way? We've teamed up with React Presents to give away tickets to Indy's hottest electronic dance party featuring Kaskade, Steve Aoki, and A-Trak! 

To win a pair of tickets, just follow the steps below to follow @UpToTempo and @ReactPresents on Twitter! For more information or to purchase tickets for The Snake pit, click here! 

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New Music: "Snake Eyes" From Mumford & Sons--Listen Here!
by Lucy Watkins - 0

Photo: Larry Busacca/Ghetty Images
Gearing up to the release of their album Wilder Mind, Mumford & Sons have released their newest single, "Snake Eyes." Mumford & Sons follow through with their new rockier sound in this slow jam. "The Wolf" and "Believe" give other sneak peaks at their album which is only two weeks away.

This summer, Mumford & Sons will be touring to celebrate the release and making appearances at multiple major festivals. 

Wilder Mind Tracklist

1. "Tompkins Square Park"
2. "Believe"
3. "The Wolf"
4. "Wilder Mind"
5. "Just Smoke"
6. "Monster"
7. "Snake Eyes"
8. "Broad-Shouldered Beasts"
9. "Cold Arms"
10. "Ditmas"
11. "Only Love"
12. "Hot Gates"

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Run the Jewels Release New Song "Bust No Moves" ft SL Jones
by Kelli Redding - 0

Run the Jewels released a new song yesterday for Record Store Day. The song was available on a limited edition 7" vinyl and is entitled "Bust No Moves," featuring Arkansas rapper SL Jones. 

The rap duo Run the Jewels consists of Killer Mike and El-P. They released their second album, Run the Jewels 2, last year to much critical acclaim. They are currently working on material for their third album release. 

The third album does not have an upcoming release date set yet, but Killer Mike has stated that the album will be as politically-charged as the material on their previous release. The content will deal with current political and social issues. The duo is also rumored to be teaming up with Massive Attack for songs on the album. Listen to the new song "Bust No Moves" below, and stay tuned for future news on Run the Jewels!

Warning: Explicit Language/Content

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