New Q: Jack White, Silversun Pickups, Cribs, Vaccines

Q101 is happy to welcome Bruce Rave, one of America’s top experts on new music. Originally from Chicago, Bruce moved to LA and gained fame as an A & R man at Capitol Records. His ears have first heard some of the biggest bands in the world in the last quarter century. He’s graciously agreed…

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Brand New Greek Fire Tribute to Johnny Venus

In February 2012, shortly after an amazing tour of Japan, GREEK FIRE drummer and longtime STORY OF THE YEAR drum tech Johnny Venus was diagnosed with Leukemia. As anyone can imagine, this devastating news came as a complete shock and rocked the entire camp to the core. Johnny is fighting the battle of his life,…

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“New” Tunes by Joey Ramone Unearthed

There’s no denying that Joey Ramone was one of the most important musical figures of the 20th century. His strange frame stood powerfully onstage, giving hope to all the ugly outcasts that they could someday do the same. Culled from home demos and assembled posthumously by brother Mickey Leigh and Ed Stasium (producer and engineer…

Tegan and Sara–Their New Album

A seventh studio album is in the works for this sister duo. “I think people are going to be really excited,” Tegan Quin says of the still-untitled album. “I think we have a really good batch of songs. I know on the last record [2009’sSainthood] we were experimenting a lot—like on “Paperback Head” and “Arrow.”…

Hot Covers

To commemorate their induction this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, multi-platinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a very special digital-only EP, entitled We Salute You. It features six songs from previous Hall of Fame inductees, all of whom have influenced the band musically. The Ramones, Iggy…

Go To Gotye

This time last year, you may not have heard about Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter Gotye, but now his work seems inescapable for many. In particular the song, “Somebody That I Used to Know” has become a global hit, the official video has over 175 million views and currently sits at the #1 spot on YouTube’s music chart….

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Q101 “New” Music Adds Week of 2/3/12

Some of these tunes have been in the hopper for a few weeks, but as the Q101 Crew get’s some systems down..we will be posting Q101 Adds here for you to see what’s cooking on Q101. Q101 Currents – 2/3/12 Simple Song – The Shins (@TheShins) Color On The Walls – Foster The People (@FosterThePeople)…

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