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Australian psychedelic popsters Empire of the Sun come to the Music Box this week, playing three consecutive sold-out nights beginning Wednesday. This is no small feat for the scrappy duo, which formed only halfway through 2008. No small feat, but not without explanation. West Coast Sound has cru ... More >>
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