Friends Set Destiny With 'Manifest!' This June

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Friends, who recently dropped by The Alternate Side for a live session, have finally come up wth a title — and new label — for their debut album. The quintet will release Manifest! on June 5 via Fat Possum Records and they have also lined up their first headlining dates, beginning June 13 in Boston.  After the jump, check out their new single, "Mind Control."

Other Music, The New York Indie Record Shop, To Launch Its Own Label

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There's not usually a lot of good news for independent record stores these days, but some fine developments for New York's Other Music which will launch its own label, an imprint of Fat Possum, this April.

Spiritualized Sign To Fat Possum, Plot New Album

Spiritualized, who sold out Radio City Music Hall last year with a performance of their 1997 landmark album Ladies and Gentlemen ... We Are Floating in Space, have floated to Fat Possum, signing with the label as the band works on their seventh album, due out this autumn. Jason Pierce and company have also announced their first gig of 2011 at London's Royal Albert Hall in October.

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