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Elvis, The Roots Album 2013

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 | 0 comments

Elvis, The Roots Album 2013

Elvis Costello has made three appearances on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ over the years, and each time, he’s played with house band the Roots. It’s that trio of TV gigs that Roots drummer and bandleader Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson says led his group to collaborate with Costello on a new album they recently finished recording and plan to release later this year. Elvis and the Roots plan to...

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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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Metric-Breathing Underwater

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Metric-Breathing Underwater

Canadian indie rock outfit Metric have spent the better part of the last six months touring the world in support of their latest album, ‘Synthetica,’ and the band’s new video for ’Breathing Underwater,’ the second single off the disc, features footage from their various travels, including their performance this summer in Chicago. Check it out!...

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Miss Atomic Bomb

Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Miss Atomic Bomb

New video, released by The Killers! The Vegas rockers debuted the song live back in July in Asheville, N.C., and the footage in this tour video was shot by director Giorgio Testi during recent dates overseas in Europe. It captures Brandon Flowers and Company performing under some fancy light shows in front of massive festival-sized crowds, hanging out backstage and generally having a good time...

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Get Outta My Head, Jack White!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Get Outta My Head, Jack White!

I heard the clip from Jack White’s new song “Blues on Two Trees” and promptly hated it. Ten minutes later I couldn’t get the flippin’ tune out of my head. Jack White busting a rhyme? That’s right, the former White Stripes singer raps on a recording for the first time ever on ‘Blues on Two Trees,’ the B-side to his forthcoming single ‘I’m Shakin’.’  Two Trees’ kicks...

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