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Every time there’s a piece of breaking music news, you can bet your sweet bippie that every blog will regurgitate that press release in a matter of minutes. But who does it first? Here’s a break-down:
Vampire Weekend named their new album “Modern Vampires of the City” via New York Times classified ad. And then….
Spin Magazine broke the news first at 8:55 AM EST.
According2g tweeted the news to all bloggers at 9:01 AM EST.
Pitchfork broke the news at 9:07 AM EST.
NME broke the news at 9:35 AM EST
We All Want Someone To Shout For broke the news at 9:42 AM EST.
A Heart Is A Spade and Brooklyn Vegan broke the news at 9:44 AM EST.
Strereogum broke the news at 9:53 AM EST.
From this point onwards, no other site is relevant enough to stay on top of the news.