Tag Archives: Elvis Costello

Monday News Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you may not have known that LCD Soundsystem played their final gig Saturday night at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The three and a half-hour extravaganza included guest spots by Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Shit Robot, and The Juan MacLean, and covers ofRead more…

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Out This Week 11/2

There’s probably a lot on your mind during this Midterm Election Day today, and Elvis Costello isn’t about to let you forget. In effort to steer the tide on this potentially climate changing day, Costello is making a lot of noise about National Ransom, his not quite Phil Ochs-ian yet politically charged new release. WithRead more…

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Thursday News Extravaganza

Austin City Limits announced their 2010 lineup. Among the acts include classic acts such as The Eagles and Phish along with M.I.A., The XX, Yeasayer, Monsters of Folk, David Bazan, and Balmorhea. Check out the full lineup. Austin City Limits happens October 8 – 10 in the Lone Star State.

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Monday News Mash-Up

There was a time when playing on MTV Unplugged carried a weighty value. Clapton’s reimagining of “Layla” for the over-40 set, LL Cool J changing the rap game by taking it unplugged. But MTV went young as most of us grew old, but it reckons that some of those who passed on flannel for khakisRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The road turned sour for King Khan & the BBQ Show earlier this week when the band was pulled over and the road manager arrested in Kentucky, forcing the group to miss a slate of weekend shows. The band is currently out on bail but their manager remains behind bars. St. Louis music blog RiverfrontRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

World’s Fair, the music label and service group that released many bands heard on KEXP including Pela, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Curumin, Buraka Som Sistema, The Dandy Warhol’s and many others, has very quickly closed shop. The group’s website is still up and running and in fact is currently promoting the latest from LyricsRead more…

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4th of July Video Roundup

Happy 4th of July, everybody! Here’s a quick roundup of Independence Day related songs (and some not so much) to watch before you fire up the BBQ, head out to view the fireworks, or whatever else you may be doing on this day (just please don’t lose a finger!): Jimi Hendrix playing the National Anthem:Read more…

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Review Revue: Elvis Costello & the Attractions – Goodbye Cruel World

Yes, yes, we all love to delve into those obscure bands that twelve people knew about when they were around and now nobody remembers, but sometimes it’s fun to check in with an old favorite – a legend, even. It is in that spirit that this week I bring you 1984’s Goodbye Cruel World, theRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Want to get in Alison Goldfrapp‘s pants? Maybe Nick Cave‘s? Or Sacha Baron Cohen‘s? Guardian writer Simon Hattenstone requested signed skivvies from many celebs for an Ebay fueled fundraiser for New North London Synagogue. You can view all the available undies here. No comment on where these have been. Neil Young‘s long awaited Archives Vol.Read more…

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