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Thursday News Threads

In somewhat interesting though, in retrospect, largely unimportant news, Radiohead was encouraged by their management to split up prior to releasing In Rainbows. According to Brian Message of Courtyard Management, the band couldn’t put their written songs to tape. If only more managers were like Courtyard... Multi-instrumentalist and former member of Wilco, Jay Bennett, isRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

An already fruitful week in camp Wilco just got a lot more... fruity. The band is offering up “The Jolly Banker,” yet another Woody Guthrie interpretation from the Nora Guthrie and Billy Bragg tapped musicians. The download is free but the band is kindly asking for donations to benefit the Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives.Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

The folks behind the popular web-based television and movie site Hulu are currently talking with major record labels about hosting music videos. Now the third largest video site, Hulu’s new initiative would put it in direct competition with Google’s YouTube service. Hip Hollywood record label Dim Mak is doing its best to utilize every inchRead more...

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Out This Week 4/28

You’re probably waiting anxiously for next week’s arrival of the new Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band album, Outer South. Just hang onto your horses, pardner. You can head over to NPR Music, where they’re streaming the full album, and get your fix. In the meanwhile, you have a lot of great new releasesRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The rumors of a Leslie Feist appearance on the upcoming Wilco album are true! The Chicago ruffians confirmed the Canadian belle duets with Tweedy on the track “You and I” from the as-yet-titled Wilco release slated for later this year. Now if only the album steers clear of the sleepiness of Sky Blue Sky, we’llRead more...

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