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Videos of the Day – week of 5/27

5/27 – my favorite new song (of the month anyway) – Small Black “Free At Dawn”…thanks on this Memorial Day to all who have served our nation to protect the freedoms we enjoy!

5/28 – a 16-year-old New Zealand artist named Lorde has been making waves worldwide for her The Love Club EP which came out late last year…here’s her new video for “Royals”

5/29 – Austin, TX artist Emily Bell has a new album out this week…here’s the single which we played on BTC last night, yowza!

5/30 – the Canadian band Austra has a new album out in a couple of weeks…here’s the arresting video for “Home”

5/31 – He already released an album with the side project Shouting Matches this year and now there’s a cool teaser for the new Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) project, Volcano Choir…

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