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Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2011: TV on the Radio adjust to Los Angeles for 'Nine Types of Light'
Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2011: TV on the Radio adjust to Los Angeles for 'Nine Types of Light'

In the past decade, TV on the Radio has emerged as the quintessential New York band. More specifically, the lauded, genre-melding quartet has come to define Brooklyn, N.Y.'s renaissance as the world's premier destination for indie rock. The band's forward-thinking albums — with their idiosyncratic fusions of funk, punk, soul and even balladry — have earned the band a reputation of always being two steps ahead of their peers. So it came as a shock when the group — who take the stage at Virgin Mobile FreeFest Saturday — traveled 2,800 miles to record its fourth and latest album, Nine Types of Light, in Los Angeles. The recording sessions, which took...

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