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These tracks were in heavy rotation in our iPod this week. Fire up iTunes and take a listen.


Run Run Run
Download: Fade Into You, from Endless Winter EP.
Spaceland audiophiles will recognize Run Run Run as the resident Monday night band. With songs ranging from sonic to soft, they've garnered deserved praise from critics. We've got our eyes and ears on the band as well.

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Nada Surf
Download: Comes a Time from The Weight Is a Gift.
Though best known for their MTV hit "Popular," Nada surf have quietly been honing their skills, producing quality music that rarely makes it to mainstream radio. If you dig this track, try Inside of Love as well.


David Gray
Download: Now and Always from Life in Slow Motion.
Gray is still finding his voice after the success of White Ladder. On Life in Slow Motion Gray continues to explore darker themes of love and loss. The CD is appropriately named: Gray is musically and lyrically taking pause. We can't wait to see what's next.