Tag Archives: Wilco

Thursday News Roundup

A week after Cake made history with the worst selling album to make it to #1 on the Billboard 200 charts ever, the Decemberists have supplanted them with their new release The King Is Dead, which sold close to 50,000 more copies in its first week than Cake’s Showroom of Comparison. The indie folk rockersRead more...

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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 Threads

Apparently, Sub Pop will be releasing indie rawkers Wolf Parade‘s new record, titled “Expo 86,” in late June or early July. Catch them at the Showbox in Seattle July 26th or Terminal 5 in NYC on July 13th.

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Thursday News Threads

The former fashion designer turned Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died today at 64 after a long battle with cancer. Best known for his theatrical exploits of the Sex Pistols, McLaren also represented the New York Dolls and over the course of his life, was an author, producer, reality TV star, and a musician inRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

That right there is a new music video for The Monsters of Folk‘s song, “Dear God,” which was just released. You won’t see the monsters themselves, though. Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis let director and Michel Gondry protege Lauri Faggioni do her thing instead.

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Monday News Mash-Up

In effort to encourage donations to Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders to assist emergency relief in Haiti, Wilco posted two shows for free download on Wilcoworld. The downloads are free, but they’re asking fans to donate $15 to either organization

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Thursday News Threads

Legendary soul producer Willie Mitchell died Tuesday at 81. The Memphis-based producer, best known for working with Al Green in the 70′s and with Ann Peebles on her hit “I Can’t Stand the Rain,” succumbed to a heart attack. Read more here.

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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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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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Out This Week 6/30

A pretty slow week, but then again, how do you compete with a new Wilco album? That alone should send you to your local music store, but while you’re there, be sure to pick up Moby‘s latest, the Bjork DVD, which we reviewed here, and Levon Helm‘s second release in two years -- it’s theRead more...

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