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Max Recordings has reissued Jason Morphew’s “Holding Merle Haggard” on thick 140-gram vinyl. The album includes a collection of songs that were recorded between Hot Springs and New Haven, Conn., in 1995 on a four-track. Local portraitist Baxter Knowlton supplied the Merle Haggard painting for the cover.

Fledgling Colorado independent label Rod Records recently released dreamfast’s “The No Coast” EP. The album includes re-recordings of old favorites “Room 606” and “No Coast Love Song.” The Fayetteville-based band, which spent several years in Little Rock, kicks off a regional tour with a show at the Pontiac in Springdale on Thursday, June 14.

The American Princes head to New York this weekend to record their third album. Chuck Brody, who’s worked with the Beastie Boys and Wu-Tang, will be producing. He first contacted at the band last year during the CMJ Music Festival in New York. Hundreds and hundreds of bands play and all had an mp3 on the festival’s site. Brody told the band that he’d listened to every act and that they were his favorite.

The Ozark Foothills FilmFest is accepting entries for its seventh annual festival, to be held March 28 through April 6, 2008. The festival is seeking entries for two categories: Official Selection includes narrative or documentary films an hour or longer, while the Indie Film Showcase welcomes narrative, experimental, documentary or animated shorts under an hour in length. Filmmakers chosen for the Official Selection category will be invited to attend the festival and will receive lodging and travel expenses. Special consideration will be given to Arkansas films and filmmakers. Send submissions with a $10 entry fee to Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, Ark. 72550. For more information, visit www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or call 870-251-1189.

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