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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- And here is part 2 of the whistling mixes, following Any Major Whistle Vol. 1, which was also recycled from 2009. As before, Ive tried to mix the obvious (and avoiding some of the more notorious candidates) with the unexpected. As always, the mix is
VIA PRESS RELEASE | Cheap Trick fans positively inhaled our first batch of rarities, so were back with 16 more lost tracks from Rockford, Illinois finest! Except this time, Ken Sharps notes feature track-by-track commentary from Bun E.Carlos
COUCH TOUR ALERT! Also…FREE! Announcing SweetWater 420 Fest 2018 free live webcast. You’ll be able to tune into nugs.tv and catch sets from jamband heavyweights The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGee, Tedeschi Truck
Review by Menswear — Magna Carta madness continues!Thru the catalog, it's always a joy to discover something fresh, like a new band. Because of some obscure fate, I never heard of Royal Hunt before. Hold on, there's some impressive facts he
U2 continued rehearsing in Laval on 17/04, and more songs have entered the mix. Today's report is courtesy of the folks at U2tour.de, which if you can read German is available here. Read on for your recommended daily dose of spoilers.
It is astonishing to believe the video above and the one below are the same singer, separated, as they are, by nearly three decades. And more so that the first one represented the band, the Bee Gees, then already in their first stride, a full decade
VIA PRESS RELEASE | Power Pop fans, the long wait is over! The Los Angeles mid-seventies post glam, pre-punk, power-pop band The Quick are set to re-issue their 1976 Mercury Records debut Mondo Deco as an expanded edition on June 1 from Real
Something you could say generally about phrasing is that it expresses an ownership of time: good players and singers proceedin their own good time and aren’t merely hustled along by the programmed “good time” of the song
Music can define a picture, but soundtracks seem to matter a little more when the picture is about a musician. We tend to listen a little closer, whether to match the sound or take in the beauty of a well-tuned melody. And there are plenty of musicia
Dead & Company summer tour ticket giveaway! I’ve got two pairs for each show on the upcoming tour. We’re gonna offer them one show at a time. Note: this is admission only. Just a pair of tickets. You have to get yourself
Review by rdtprog — The album starts with a peaceful and melodic ballad ending with an ambient passage. The second songstarts with the same ending of the first song and in the same mood, before an explosion of guitarsin the progressive meta
The poor weather didn't stop U2 from rehearsing today, and just a few minutes after the last band member entered the arena the music began. They worked on two Songs of Experience tracks, and then after a break of about 3 hours they tried out
  If you say Soul Train, Americans of a certain generation and fans of soul and funk anywhere will think of funky dancers with big fros and hot threads, Don Cornelius flamboyantly fashionable suits and baritone voice, the animated train, hai
Elvin Bishop: Fooled Around And Fell In Love[purchase]I really wanted to write about a prank, but the only two musical pranks that I could think of were Paul is Dead, which would require essentially regurgitating the stuff that I linked to in this, a
AccuRadio is one of the best music Internet streaming services. It offers well over 1,000 stations. It's very easy to use and you can customize stations to suit your listening habits by rating every song you hear. Unusually, the site also offers an u
The history of rocknroll is littered with great scams and practical jokes that took on a life of their own; I give you Klaatu (theyre really The Beatles!) and the great 1969 tour of America by The Zombies (two separate bands toured the States at the
Easter 2018 This is a movie hook post that wants to become a music hook post. I’m starting with an image fromTarzan and His Mate(1934), one of a number of production stills in which Maureen O’Sullivan looks very happy indeed &
Photo & Story by Scott A. Smith Without synthesizers, flashy stage props and an... The post Concert Review: Steve Winwood at River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, OK appeared first on Real Rock News.
moe. has announced they’ll be returning to Jamaica in early 2019 for the third tropical throe.down. This five-day, all-inclusive concert vacation features four nights of the band in the lush paradise of Jewel Paradise Covein Runaway Bay, Ja
Dead & Company summer tour ticket giveaway! I’ve got two pairs for each show on the upcoming tour. We’re gonna offer them one show at a time. Note: this is admission only. Just a pair of tickets. You have to get yourself
Review by St_V — This Spanish band published two strong albums some twenty years ago. It seems that they reformed a few years ago. It's the same people on board but now their music has become bold and matured a lot. "Sisyfos" is a conceptua
The Vinyl Districts Play Something Good is a weekly radio show broadcast from Washington, DC. Featuring a mix of songs from today to the 00s/90s/80s/70s/60s and giving you liberal doses of indie, psych, dub, post punk, americana, shoegaze, and a few
Well folks, I’m not sure there’s going to be anyone talking about that Beyonc set later tonight given that the hottest moment of Coachella 2018 just went down: the Walmart yodel kid just made an appearance during Whethan&#8217
Yesterday was a fairly quiet day for U2, with most of the day seeming to focus on aspects other than music. Drumming alone was heard for about two hours, but it is unclear if this was Larry or a tech. With the atrocious weather making things difficul
And, indeed, those who bought this as a single, in it's first incarnation, in 1978, could indeed be deemed as potential fools if they then thought the tousle-haired soul-lite balladeer would still be at it a full 40 years later. Number 12 in the U.S.
Dead & Company summer tour ticket giveaway! I’ve got two pairs for each show on the upcoming tour. We’re gonna offer them one show at a time. Note: this is admission only. Just a pair of tickets. You have to get yourself
So far, 2018 has been fairly gentle on us, as if to make up for the massacres of the past two years. March saw no superstar deaths, but especially the world of hip hop suffered losses including one of the least likely collaborator the genre has seen
You can’t always assume you’ll be welcome if you arrive earlier than expected. In music, at least, there are some generally good ways to grab your audience by showing up early, some of which have been discussed on this site: &
Logo used by permission Sirius XM has taken their very best music station off the satellites forever. Apparently The Loft didn't draw in enough listeners to satisfy the suits who run the company so their free form, DJ programmed, alternative
Review by Kjarks — I don't know in which conditions this concert has been played but the musicianship is stillimpressive just like in their previous studio recordings. There is something fascinating in theskill of these musicians, combined
The Vinyl Districts Play Something Good is a weekly radio show broadcast from Washington, DC. Featuring a mix of songs from today to the 00s/90s/80s/70s/60s and giving you liberal doses of indie, psych, dub, post punk, americana, shoegaze, and a few
Lotus just rolled through Syracuse to play two nights at The Westcott Theater in Syracuse, New York, and our friend But I Was There photography was able to shoot the show for us and brought back the gallery you see below… Scroll down to see
U2 did not rehearse on days four or five in Laval—indeed, they had to briefly pack up their gear to make room for other occupants of the arena—but they resumed today and the spoilers are very juicy. U2Songs have done the legwork,
So, wait: we're doing a "steps and stairs" themed set here and no one's gonna talk about the most obvious choice there is? Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven"?Yeah, I get it--I wouldn't write about it, either. Given that the song is one of the bigges
On April 4 we will observe the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Rev Martin Luther King Jr. There doubtless will be many tributes being paid and many opinions aired about the great mans life and legacy. Here, I shall let the music do the talking b
Review by TenYearsAfter — "FIRST REVIEW OF THIS SINGLE"1. BikoPeter Gabriel in an interview: "The musical side of the song 'Biko' was inspired by hearing a shortwave Dutch radio station playing the soundtrack to a not very good Stanley Ba
Part three of the TVD Record Store Clubs look at the new and reissued releases presently in stores for April, 2018. Part one is hereand part two is here. NEW RELEASE PICKS: Linda Perhacs, Im a Harmony (Omnivore) I stupidly flaked on getting the word
The writers at The Simpsons are always looking for unique ways to get your favorite family from Springfield into some new adventures, and this season it’s no exception: The Simpsons are heading to New Orleans Jazz Fest! Set to air on April
Day 3 of rehearsals saw the band work on four songs, none of which had been heard over the last two days. With the other rink in the building busy with several hockey practices, the band may have opted to not run through much material while the build
purchase [One Step Over the Line]<One Step Over the Line> is not to be confused with the beter known <One Toke Over the Line> despite the fact that the syllabication and hence - to some extent the application to a musical
This fourth mix of full-length versions of popular TV themes has been sitting almost ready to go for a couple of years. I was reminded to complete it a couple of months ago with the death of French composer and innovator Pierre Henry, whose 1967 song
Review by Warthur — Scenario IV by Sigh might be better entitled "Hail Horror Hail II", since it's largely a continuation of the general approach of that album, with extensive shifts of musical style and approach mid-composition being a reg
Here are the best events in Miami for Record Store Day 2018: Whether you own a record player or not, Record Store Day is an occasion to look forward to. The international music holidayhappening this Saturday, April 21is a chance for independent recor
Fleetwood Mac has fired Lindsey Buckingham after a disagreement over the band’s upcoming tour, Rolling Stone has confirmed. The band announced Monday that Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded Hous
The good folks at U2Songs have delivered the goods again from U2's rehearsals in Laval, Quebec. And the news is very interesting indeed. Read on if you want to spoil yourself silly.
Joe Jackson: Steppin Out[purchase]When Joe Jackson released his debut album, Look Sharp! in 1979, he was usually lumped in with Elvis Costello and Graham Parker as angry young men, and that comparison was not terrible, at the time. And while Look Sha
The final collection in the series of Bob Dylan covers reveals which song Ive chosen to represent Joan Baez: North Country Blues; his former lover covered it in 1968. At last, there are also Peter, Paul & Mary with a track from 1967. Bluegras
Review by martindavey87 — 'Journey of a Rough Diamond' is the debut album by Italian progressive metal band Mind Key. Released in 2004, it bears many similarities to a certain well-known band...Now, I've always disliked the notion of so man
Recording bluegrass versions of pop or rock songs goes back nearly half a century, to the days when the Country Gentlemen made Manfred Manns Fox on the Run their own and adapted Steve Goodmans City of New Orleans. Both of those came out about the tim
Sweeeeeeeeeet! On Wednesday, April 11, Texan rock trioKhruangbinwill perform live fromVillainin Brooklyn. The broadcast will stream onPitchforks homepage,Facebook, andYouTube. Tune in at 1pm Eastern. Announcing Pitchfork Live With Khruangbin [Pitchfo