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Intro 10.29.12: Videos from Grouplove, Smashing Pumpkins, Chris Isaak and more

The California quintet Grouplove got its big break

The California quintet Grouplove got its big break when Apple selected its song "Tongue Tied" for a massive iPod Touch campaign, with the song eventually reaching No. 1 on the alternative charts. (Credit: Aaron Farley / Atlantic Records)

Stay safe, everyone. Hopefully Grouplove's Friday show at Terminal 5 turns into a great post-Sandy dance party.

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GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied.” At Terminal 5 Friday.
SMASHING PUMPKINS, “1979.” At Barclays Center Wednesday.
ROGER HODGSON, “It's Raining Again.” At NYCB Theater at Westbury Friday.
PAT BENATAR. “Promises in the Dark.” At Barclays Center Tuesday. (now cancelled)
CHRIS ISAAK, “Can't Do a Thing to Stop Me.” At Beacon Theater Friday.
FREELANCE WHALES, “Hannah.” At Webster Hall Thursday.
MORNING PARADE, “Headlights.” At Barclays Center Wednesday.
 At Bowery Ballroom Saturday.
CANDLEBOX, “Far Behind.” At Emporium Sunday.
ED KOWALCZYK, “Grace.” At Boulton Center Saturday.
JANIS IAN, “From Me to You.” At The Paramount Thursday and City Winery Friday.

Tags: Intro , Grouplove , Pat Benatar , Smashing Pumpkins , Rodger Hodgson , Janis Ian , Chris Isaak , Freelance Whales , Morning Parade , Candlebox , Jon Spencer Blues Explosion , Ed Kowalczyk

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