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Behind the Scenes at Download 2008 San Francisco: Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head

VIDEO! Watch's Peter Gaston chat with Natalie Portman's Shaved Head about the release of their debut album -- and the perils of having such a strange band name.

This past Saturday, July 19, throngs of music-hungry fans converged on San Francisco, CA’s Shoreline Ampitheatre forDownload 2008 to have their craving satiated by sets from Yeasayer, Cut Copy, MuteMath, Gang of Four, and the Jesus and Mary Chain, among others.’s Peter Gaston sat down with dance-punk upstarts Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head; watch video of Peter talking to the group about the gratification of finally releasing their debut, as well as getting mistaken for a certain female celebrity. (We’ll give you a hint: check out their name.)

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