Tag Archives: M.I.A.

Thursday News Bonanza

In an interview with D.C.’s Express Night Out, guitarist Nels Cline announced that Wilco was leaving Nonesuch Records to start up a label of their own. A representative for the band did not confirm the speculations of this new label but did make note that the band’s contract with Nonesuch is completed. Cline mentioned possibilitiesRead more…

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Thursday News Eruption

As if you haven’t heard, there have been some hefty developments in Summer festival line ups. Some of these announcements have people pulling out their hair from excitement. BUMBERSHOOT (SEPT 4 – 6) Bumbershoot boasts headliner, legend, sex idol of our grandmothers Mr. Bob Dylan for the Saturday show. Also headlining September 4th is NekoRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

British artists including M.I.A., The Futureheads, and Super Furry Animals designer Pete Fowler have joined a guerrilla art campaign to create digital billboards expressing their political views during the current UK general election. According to NME, the billboards are now being projected on London locations like St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern during theRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Did you know secrets can lead to the cleaning areas of landmines? That’s the hope of “secret” e-mail blog The Plug Five Project. In conjunction with a healthy list of popular webzines, blogs, and artists that include Wavves, John Vanderslice, and Woods, the Plug Five Project just asks for a one time donation of $2Read more…

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Thursday News Threads

White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights [of which the trailer is above] is being hailed as one of the best rock documentaries in the history of the genre. It follows Jack and Meg White’s 2007 Canadian tour where the band played remote towns and provinces, while finding time at each tour stop to makeRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

In business news, online music streaming service Pandora once appeared to be in dire straits; however, mobile applications for the immensely popular iPhone and Blackberry have given the company a fresh outlook. In addition, the UKs royalty collection agency has decided to cut the rate it asks of online music services, a decision that isRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The warmth, the pop, the crackle, and the S&M — all reasons why vinyl has made a Randy The Ram-like comeback. So if you like your music on the pop side and hasn’t noticed the black circle revolution, perhaps the vinyl-only release from the stable of The Mountain Goats and John Vanderslice will pique yourRead more…

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