Category Archives: Music News

Thursday Music News

Okay, not “exactly” music news, but it’s just been announced that none other than Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman as the host of CBS’ The Late Show in 2015! Letterman announced his retirement earlier this month with a performance from Joseph Arthur, accompanied by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Peter Buck, and hasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

To those of you who might not know, Nirvana will soon be inducted by R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The inductees will include Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl. The latter two members will be performing with Pat Smear (who will not be inducted); however, there is heavyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Ex-Red Red Meat frontman Tim Rutili’s music project Califone have revealed a dazzling video for “Magdalene” from last year’s Stitches album. The song itself is flawless and the amazing animation manages to elevate it further. Enjoy a stunning five-minute reprieve from reality, below. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

The legacy of Kurt Cobain was clearly on a lot of people’s minds this weekend on the 20th anniversary of his death. At Saturday night’s show at The Riviera in Chicago, St. Vincent paid her own tribute with a cover of Nirvana‘s “Lithium” -- watch below. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley After breaking the news of David Letterman’s retirement on Twitter, former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills brought his old bandmate Peter Buck on stage to accompany Joseph Arthur in a cover of Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.” Letterman won’t be going anywhere ‘til 2015, but we’re missingRead more...

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Thursday Music News

This upcoming Record Store Day, April 19th, Jack White will be recording, pressing and releasing the limited edition version of his next single, a live rendition of the title track from his upcoming LP Lazaretto. The entire process will take place at Third Man Records, White’s own independent record label, and will only span overRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

A documentary about beloved singer/songwriter Elliott Smith is scheduled to make its world premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival on May 5th. Director Nickolas Rossi describes the film as “an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith.” Titled Heaven Adores You, the film features unreleased songs and rare footage,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

The Flaming Lips pulled off a hilarious April Fool’s joke when they released Flaming Side of the Moon as “a companion piece to Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side of the Moon.” Now the album does really exist, but it turns out that it was all part of a big stunt by the band and Funny orRead more...

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Monday Music News

KEXP faves First Aid Kit have announced the follow-up to their beloved release, 2012′s The Lion’s Roar. The Swedish folk sisters will release the full-length Stay Gold on June 10th via Columbia Records, produced by Bright Eyes producer Mike Mogis. Sample the single “My Silver Lining” below. The girls are playing Saturday, May 24th atRead more...

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn indie rockers The Antlers haven’t released a full length album since 2011′s Burst Apart, but that may be changing soon. They’ve shared a video that features the band playing around with several different instruments while a magical instrumental track pulls it all together. As if the video weren’t enough of a tease, the lastRead more...

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