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Here’s what happened on Rdio this week:
New Music Tuesday, February 28, 2012 — Electro hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang release their fun and soulful debut this week, plus new albums from Fanfarlo, Estelle, School of Seven Bells and more.
SXSW 2012: The Rdio @ NIGHT Party — Rdio heads to SXSW. We want to see you at The Rdio @ NIGHT Party on March 13 at 9pm, no badge required. Enjoy live performances by Madeon, Com Truise, and Teengirl Fantasy.
Exclusive: Listen to Melanie Fiona’s New Single “This Time” — Toronto soul/R&B diva Melanie Fiona offers up “This Time,” the first single from her forthcoming new album, only on Rdio.
An Rdio Exclusive: Listen to Xiu Xiu’s Always — The always-exciting Jamie Stewart returns with another album of reverb-drenched boundary-pushing pop music, and you can stream it exclusively on Rdio.
Only on Rdio: Preview People on the Stairs’ Ambitious New Album, Highlighter — The eighth full-length from the hip-hop duo is a double-album featuring more musical styles and influences than you can shake a stick at. Listen to the 6-track preview now.
Follow this week’s newest Influencers:
- The band Billy Talent