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10 Ridiculous Pranks in Rock History

Happy April Fool’s Day! Today, we celebrate the silliest day of the year with a post of ten ridiculous pranks in rock history. Some lean more political, others make for excellent promotional strategies, but they are all equally hilarious (except the Keith Moon pranks, which are objectively the best). 1. Arcade Fire Fans ‘Get Lucky’ Stand aroundRead more…

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Friday Music News

It’s the end of the year, alright, but I don’t know how fine you’re feeling. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe joined Stephen Colbert and actor James Franco for a spirited, updated rendition of the 1987 single “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” last night on CBS’ The Late ShowRead more…

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Friday Music News

Everyone’s favorite gap-toothed songwriter shares a demo from the Mac DeMarco vaults: check out a four-track version of “Rollin Like A Dummy,” which dates back to his 2012 album 2. Via Reddit, he says, “Everybody’s always asking for a recording of this song, so I’m finally getting around to it. It’s a 4 track versionRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Sunday

Once again, Capitol Hill Block Party has come to a close. In the dark of the night, the cleaning crew will hit the devastated block on Pine between 12th and Broadway and by the morning, you won’t even know there was a festival there at all. But for those of us lucky enough to makeRead more…

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Album Review: The Flaming Lips – The Terror

Oklahoma psychedelic freaks The Flaming Lips have never been ones to abide by the norm. But now, we really know there is zero method to their madness. This week, they released patiently awaited, heavily marketed new LP The Terror, along with a previously unmentioned split EP with Oklahoma band Horse Thief featuring a single fromRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

What was already a heavy bleeding track by METZ, “Wasted” has been given a suitable and totally screwy video. As the guitars scream through the three minute long track, people in a photo studio are waiting to have their pictures snapped while digital distortion begins to play with their faces. Eyeballs slip down cheeks, VHSRead more…

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Friday Music News

The 2013 Coachella lineup has been officially shared with public. It’s a pretty astounding group — a mix of resurgent bands like Blur or The Postal Service along with tons of others who are at the top of their game. According to the timer on the website, it looks like tickets will go on saleRead more…

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Monday Music News

Hot Chip released this confusing but totally amusing video for “Don’t Deny Your Heart” – where those who have been denying their hearts are the video game soccer players. What starts as an innocent game controlled by a group of fun-times-having people becomes the video game having a mid of its own and ends inRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

McSweeney’s has commissioned fantasy writer Richard Parks to create an hour-long radio special starring Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips, which will be aired on Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. Pacific time on KCRW (more info here). It’s an old-time radio special in the War of the Worlds tradition, and the main conflict hasRead more…

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Monday Music News

Neil Young’s annual acoustic-only Bridge School Benefit shows always boast some incredible lineups, and this year looks to be just as memorable for both its talent-stacked bill and the curveballs that Uncle Neil has brought on board. Joining Neil Young and Crazy Horse next month are Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., LucindaRead more…

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