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Throwback Thursday: John Lennon

Throwback Thursday: John Lennon

This week for Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of John Lennon in honor of what would have been his 73rd birthday. John Lennon was born on October 9th in Liverpool, England to mother Julia and father Alfred. John Lennon spent most of his childhood living with his aunt and uncle in a small […]

Broken Bells Working on Second Album

Broken Bells Working on Second Album

What do you get when you take The Shins’ lead singer, James Mercer, and pair it with mastermind Brian Burton, more commonly known as Danger Mouse? Broken Bells! This Grammy-nominated alternative duo is finally coming out with their second full length album this January. Titled After the Disco, Broken Bells has only released one full […]

Jesus and Mary Chain Releasing Box Set

Jesus and Mary Chain Releasing Box Set

When the Jesus and Mary Chain first started up back in the 80s, to say they were an unpredictable band was an understatement. Their music, loud and noisy, threw together sludgy, Stooges-esque guitar playing with the sweet melodies of 60s girl groups in a way that was unheard of. Their shows, that would sometimes barely […]

Pixies Announce 2014 Tour

Pixies Announce 2014 Tour

Pixies has been revived. The alternative-rock legends are set to embark on a 33-city tour from mid-January to March with support from Best Coast, Cults, and Fidlar. The previously announced 2013-14 world tour (which launch last weekend) takes them across Europe through November. The band released a four-track called EP-1 on September 3rd, following bassist […]

Neutral Milk Hotel Extends Tour

Neutral Milk Hotel Extends Tour

Neutral Milk Hotel’s highly anticipated reunion tour continues to grow. The band announced Friday that they’ve made a few changes to the Australian leg as well as a few new shows to the North American route of the tour. The band announced their initial tour dates back in April, fifteen years after the band had […]

This Week in Music History: Oct. 3 – 5

This Week in Music History: Oct. 3 – 5

This week in music history features some of your favorite musicians’ births, and sadly a death. Either way, these important individuals kept rock and roll alive in their time, and continue to influence it today. Born on October 5th, 1943 was American rock n’ roller Steve Miller in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The guitarist and singer scored […]

Cage The Elephant To Release New Album

Cage The Elephant To Release New Album

Cage The Elephant’s new album Melophobia is set for release on Tuesday, October 8th. Best known for their song “Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked,” the Kentucky band took time off after nearly five years of nonstop touring to create the new album. Melophobia includes ten tracks and will be released via RCA Records. The […]

Best Coast Shares New Single

Best Coast Shares New Single

“This Lonely Morning” was released this week from Best Coast’s newest EP Fade Away (out October 22nd), following last month’s release of the single “I Don’t Know How.” The bright surf rock tune explores the hours, days, and countless other times spent waiting for a certain someone to call, and the inevitable haze that comes […]

CHVRCHES Already Planning Next Album

CHVRCHES Already Planning Next Album

On September 24th, Chvrches released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, to universal critical acclaim. The album debuted at number 12 on the U.S. charts and ranked even higher overseas. The Scottish trio recently revealed in an interview on Billboard.com that they are looking forward to finding creative time to work on […]

Coen Brothers’ Film Has Star-studded Soundtrack

Coen Brothers’ Film Has Star-studded Soundtrack

Joel and Ethan Coen’s new movie Inside Llewyn Davis is a portrait of New York’s 1960s folk music scene. But it was more than just folk artists who promoted the film at an event in the Big Apple Sunday night. Musicians as varied as Elvis Costello, Jack White, and Marcus Mumford performed at the event, called […]

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