Tag Archives: George Harrison

Songs in the Key of D’oh: The Simpsons Video Roundup

Have a toast with a Duff Beer — today’s the birthday of Matt Groening, cartoonist and creator of beloved television series The Simpsons. Now in its 27th season, the show has established itself as the longest-running American sitcom of all time. (Take that, Gunsmoke!) Throughout their 587 episodes, the show has consistently had some ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Danish rock duo The Raveonettes are taking a more avant-garde approach to releasing new music. Instead of putting together a full LP, they’ve decided to shared one new song a month as part of their Rave-Sound-Of-The-Month series. Check out the first song of the series, “The World is Empty (Without You),” below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, founding members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reveal a new album from The Replacements is a strong possibility. The article notes, Westerberg “has plenty of songs in the hopper,” including the aptly-titled track “Are You in It for the Money?” and one titled “Dead Guitar Player” that WesterbergRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Songs to Ring in Spring!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. At 7:02AM this past Wednesday, Spring officially arrived, so this week we’re looking at songs to ring in the Spring season. NothingRead more…

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R.I.P. Ravi Shankar

Perhaps no other artist has brought Eastern music to the West like sitar master Ravi Shankar. His tutelage of George Harrison in the mid-60’s kicked off a lifetime of cultural exchange. While rock bands like The Beatles were incorporating Eastern sounds in their music, Shankar himself was composing for western-style orchestras back home and collaboratingRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

A slew of noteworthy artists this week have announced they’ll be releasing new albums: A new album from Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox’s side project Atlas Sound will be coming out on November 8. Click here for a track listing and to listen to the new song “Terra Incognita,” which will be featured on the album…Read more…

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