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The Builders and the Butchers
Golden and Green
Salvation Is a Deep Dark Well
Gigantic Records

Via Keegan Valaika’s cut from the Transworld movie In Color on Burton’s

Martin Solveig’s new track “Smash” features vocals by Dragonette and a great music video that costars Bob Sinclar. If you’re a tennis fan, look out for the Djokovic and Monfils cameos. You’ll probably have to watch twice; once for the video and again to actually hear the song. The beat is nothing out of this world but the jovial Dragonette guest spot helps the song bounce along.

The UK-based soccer retailer Galaxy Sports has brewed up one ballsy sales promotion. Any customer that buys a pair of trainers before June 10th with the promo code “englandwin” is entitled to a full refund (up to 100 GBP) if England takes the Cup home from South Africa. With England having a pretty good shot at it this could quickly turn out to be quite an expensive shopper program. Capital gains takes a back seat to national glory. Just like a true hooligan.

Via the email blasts that periodically show up in my mailbox stemming from my footie days of old.

Billed by MeanRed as “the cutest clusterfuck ever.” I think that moniker fits nicely.
Athletic Bilbao vs. 200 kids

Via MeanRed

ESPN needed a creative refresh. And here it is with the one and only hype machine Bono.

And so it begins…

Via SI.