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Japanese Popstars sign to EMI/Virgin

Their new single features Jon Spencer and is out next month.

There’s great news from the Japanese Popstars camp, with the Derry dance outfit signing to EMI/Virgin Records who release their Jon Spencer-assisted ‘Destroy’ single here on May 28.

That’ll be followed in the summer by Decky, Gary and Galo’s second studio album, and a load of live festival appearances including Life in on June 5.

Taking place in the palatial surrounds of Belvedere House, the three-dayer also features Infected Mushroom, LTJ Bukem, Mad Professor, Zion Train, Eat Static and loads more botty-shaking types.


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NEWS: 26 Feb 2010
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REVIEW: 19 Oct 2009
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NEWS: 17 Aug 2009
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INTERVIEW: 21 Apr 2009
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NEWS: 07 Nov 2008
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NEWS: 31 Jul 2008
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REVIEW: 24 Jul 2008
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NEWS: 17 Jul 2008
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NEWS: 23 Jun 2008
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NEWS: 14 May 2008
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NEWS: 11 Apr 2008
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