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Gotye Releases Something That’s Not “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Breakout Australian artist Gotye has delivered a new animated video for the song “Save Me” that harkens back to Peter Gabriel and the ’80s.

08/08/2012

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fun. Are Enjoying A Moment In Music Where They Can Respect Other Bands

Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen and fun. are the first group of previously unknown artists to take hold of the #1 spot, one right after the other, on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 35 years. And fun. broke one record even Adele hasn’t been able to crack.

07/26/2012

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Listen To The Gotye/Carly Rae Jepsen Mash-up That May Break The Internet

With over 80,000 views in one day, Pomplamoose just might be the next big thing.

07/17/2012

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Kimbra Drops New Music Video For “Two Way Street”

Best known for her vocals on Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Kimbra just dropped the music video for her first U.S. single, “Two Way Street.”

07/16/2012

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Gotye’s Not Dead But He’s Been Shazamed To Pieces

Gotye was incorrectly pronounced dead by a CNN iReport over the weekend. Not only is he not dead, the Aussie’s racked up a record-breaking number of tags on Shazam.

07/02/2012

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Tweet Beat: #RandomUpdates From Katy, Chris Brown, JTimb, 1D & More

Twitter is a possibly the best place on the Internet to post your most random thoughts. This week we’ve got a few randomized slices of life from Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Calvin Harris, Gotye, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Louis of One Direction, and more.

06/21/2012

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Gotye Releasing More Versions of “Somebody I Used To Know”

With all the remixes of Gotye’s “Somebody I Used To Know” floating around the internet, it’s no surprise the singer would just go and release his own. But he isn’t just releasing one; in fact he’s putting out a whole album’s worth.

06/05/2012

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Usher Talks Taking Risks & Getting Gotye’s Vibe On New Album

When you’re a pop artist, you don’t always have the longest shelf life. So when you’ve managed to churn out hits for almost 2 whole decades, you’re basically a living legend.

05/31/2012

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Vote For This Year’s Summer Song

No summer is complete without the perfect song. With Memorial Day right around the corner —marking the season’s unofficial start—we’ve rounded up some choice tunes that might find their way onto this summer’s playlist. We’ve […]

05/28/2012

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Fun. Cover Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” With Special Guest

Even though fun and Paramore’s Hayley Williams were thousands of miles apart, the two managed to come together for a cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.”

05/16/2012

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Watch An Exclusive Webcast Of Gotye’s Performance From The KROQ Coachella House

Today, May 10th, our friends at KROQ Los Angeles are webcasting a very special performance from Gotye. Taped during his live at the KROQ Coachella House, Gotye sits down for some Q&A and a three song performance.

05/10/2012

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Gotye Is A Fan of Katy Perry, Still On Top Of The Charts

It’s another great week for fans of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” as the track spends it’s third week in the #1 position on Billboard’s Top 100 and breaking a digital sales record, becoming one of only five songs in history to sell over 400,000 digital copies in a single week.

05/03/2012

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Ingrid Michaelson Finds Love in Rihanna

Ingrid Michaelson is known for her sweet voice. Rihanna, on the other hand, is known for her dance friendly beats (and crazy tweets). They both come together in Michaelson’s reinterpretation of the pop star’s “We Found Love.”

04/30/2012

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Gotye Likes ‘Glee,’ Really He Does

Yesterday, Gotye made headlines for dissing the Glee cover of his song “Somebody I Used To Know.” But guess what? It was all a big misunderstanding.

04/24/2012

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Gotye Talks Naked Saturday Night Live Cast Members

Gotye appeared on Saturday Night Live last weekend in a popular Digital Short with Andy Samburg and Taran Killam that was a parody of his famous naked video for “Somebody That I Used To Know” — but what did he think of it?

04/19/2012

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Kimbra Talks Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”

22-year-old New Zealand songstress Kimbra Johnson is most famously known at the moment as the female voice on Gotye’s hit single “Somebody That I Used To Know,” but the brunette chantuese is garnering success in her own right. The singer-songwriter already has an established career in Australia and New Zealand from the success of her debut album Vows.

04/16/2012

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Glee Returns With “Big Brother” Episode And Music From Gotye, Christina Aguilera & Duran Duran

This week Glee returns from its winter hiatus with an episode centered around a surprise visit from Blaine’s older brother Cooper (played by Matt Bomer), a big-shot Hollywood actor who can’t help but spur jealous feelings in his younger sibling. Songs performed this week include current radio hit “Somebody I Used To Know” by Gotye, “Fighter” by Christina Aquilera and a medly of classics from Duran Duran.

04/10/2012

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Gotye Says, “Listen To The Music, Leave Me Alone”

Perhaps the first thing you notice about Wouter “Wally” De Backer, a.k.a. Gotye, is how unassuming he is in person. Goyte chatted with Mix 104.1/Boston backstage before a sold out show at the House of […]

04/02/2012

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Gotye Talks About “Somebody That I Used To Know,” His Love Of Visual Art, Depeche Mode & More In An Exclusive Interview

[pullquote quote=”They’ll tell me about relationships that they’ve had…I get a lot of people offering stories of their own in response to this song. So that’s interesting seeing that come from all corners of the […]

02/08/2012

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