Tag Archives: Elvis Costello

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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