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Depeche Mode Heaven

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 |

Depeche Mode Heaven

Depeche Mode’s new album ‘Delta Machine’ drops March 26, and the band will support the record with a lengthy tour across Europe, with North American dates expected any day now. Check out a glimpse of HEAVEN:   Source:...

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Sex Pistols Last Show Was 35 YEARS Ago

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 | 0 comments

Sex Pistols Last Show Was 35 YEARS Ago

It’s hard to imagine now, but back in 1978, punk rockers the Sex Pistols were public enemies in both the States and their native United Kingdom. In a sense, the public’s revulsion made sense, since the quartet — frontman Johnny Rotten, guitarist Steve Jones, bassist Sid Vicious and drummer Paul Cook — specialized in antagonism. Their songs were both musically and lyrically aggressive (see the...

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Movin’ Out the Banjos For Synth?

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Movin’ Out the Banjos For Synth?

In a move that could make some diehard fans cringe, Mumford and Sons leader and namesake Marcus Mumford has revealed that the neo-folk rock band may replace some of the banjos on their next album with synthesizers. “We’ve always done what feels good, rather than what we’ve thought long and hard about, and we’ll do whatever feels soulful next, whether that’s with an electric guitar or a...

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Fans, Musicians Interpret Beck

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Fans, Musicians Interpret Beck

Earlier this year, when Beck announced plans to release his ‘Song Reader’ book, which features sheet music for 20 songs he wrote but hasn’t recorded, he hoped other musicians would take on the challenge of piecing together the tunes and maybe even try recording them. Now that ‘Reader’ is out — it hit shelves earlier this month — some musicians are doing just that, and Beck has started a...

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The xx – New Video

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 | 0 comments

The xx – New Video

The second album by The xx, “COEXIST”, was released last month. The second single from “COEXIST”, is titled “Chained”. The video was shot in slow motion, underwater, and beautiful and colorful graphics. “Spending two days underwater wasn’t quite as easy as we thought,” the xx say of their Young Replicant-directed video for ‘Chained,’ “We love how it turned...

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