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Intro 9.30.13: Videos from Phoenix, Bastille, Blondie and more

Lead singer Thomas Mars of French band Phoenix

Lead singer Thomas Mars of French band Phoenix performs during the final day of the Optimus Alive! Festival in Oeiras, Portugal. (July 14, 2013) Credit: EPA

Phoenix brings its “Bankrupt!” tour to Barclays Center Wednesday.

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PHOENIX, “Trying to Be Cool.” At Barclays Center Wednes-day.
BASTILLE, “Pompeii.” At Bowery Ballroom Monday.
KASKADE, “It’s You, It’s Me.” At Barclays Center Saturday.
BLONDIE, “Rapture.” At Roseland Ballroom Friday.
BIG BOI, “Thom Pettie.” At Brooklyn Bowl Tuesday.
TRICKY, “Nothing’s Changed.” At Webster Hall Wednesday.
PALMA VIOLETS, “Best of Friends.” At Webster Hall Tues-day.
SURFER BLOOD, “Demon Dance.” At Bowery Ballroom Sun-day.
FLAMING LIPS, “Turning Violent.” At Terminal 5 Tuesday and Wednesday.
BUDDY GUY, “Long Way from Home.” At NYCB Theater at Westbury Thursday.
CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH, “Same Mistake.” At Bowery Ballroom Wednesday.

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