Empire of the Sun announce new album, Ice of the Dune
After what seems like an eternity, Australian electro duo Empire of the Sun have announced details of their sophomore album. Ice of the Dune will be out in June via Astralwerks. Check out an appropriately monster-sized trailer for the record below.
If anyone is at SXSW this week, they can hear a preview of the new album at an exclusive event on March 15th. RSVP here.
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Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Empire Of The Sun, Brand New, Death Cab for Cutie, Nurses, She Keeps Bees and Ohbijou. Remix MP3: Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream (Style Of Eye Remix) Cover MP3: Brand New - Oh Comely (Neutral Milk Hotel) Live MP3: Death Cab for Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart (Live) MP3 Roundup Nurses MP3: Nurses - Bright Ideas http://www.myspace.com/nurses She Keeps Bees MP3: She Keeps Bees - Strike http:... (continued) [read more]
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