Tag Archives: The Strokes

Monday Morning News Fix

Watch – The Strokes on SNL: The Strokes made a late night appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The band played two singles from their upcoming LP Angles, “Under Cover of Darkness” and “Life Is Simple in the Moonlight”. We can personally attest to the fact that lead singer Julian did say “fuck it!”Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s only taken 15 years, but Soundgarden are finally putting out a new album. The yet-to-be-titled release will be their first since 1996’s Down on the Upside and comes in the same year as Pearl Jam‘s 20th anniversary as well as the just-as-triumphant return of the Foo Fighters, who in addition to releasing a newRead more…

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Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Bonnaroo 2011 has been released! This year, the Tennessee festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, The Strokes, The Decemberists, Bassnectar, Iron & Wine, Girl Talk, Florence & the Machine, Explosions in the Sky, Gogol Bordello, Beirut, Scissor Sisters, Ratatat, Robyn, Deerhunter,Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s looking to be another amazing year of music at the Gorge, as the Sasquatch! Music Festival has been extended to four days and the lineup is chock-full of KEXP favorites. For more info, click here and watch here: The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences announced today that Bob Dylan will perform atRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Thin Lizzy’s Gary Moore: The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room while on holiday in Spain. Moore, 58, was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons told the BBC he was found early on Sunday. (via Brooklyn Vegan) Sasquatch! lineup revealed: Just announced (well,Read more…

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Correspondence from Austin City Limits: Day 1

Make no mistake about it, even in October, it’s hot in Austin. It was clear and only in the mid-to-high 80s the entire weekend, but amidst thousands of densely-packed, sweating, and likely un-showered festival-goers, and with the unimpeded sun beating down on our faces like a relentless fucking asshole, it might as well have beenRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

It has been revealed that Jay Reatard died a couple weeks ago of “cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death.” Stay away from the cocaine/alcohol combo, kids.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Author, poet, musician Jim Carroll died on Friday at age 60. As chronicled in his autobiography The Basketball Diaries, Carroll’s outlaw lifestyle of poetry and drugs (and of course basketball) brought him into circles that included Andy Warhol, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe and other counter-culture icons of the 70’s. In fact, it was Smith whoRead more…

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