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Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive releases turn them around on eBay for much more than they originally paid. We looked at auctions that had at least one bid — meaning that they will more than… More »

Most of us have better video-watching experiences by falling into YouTube wormholes than we do by keeping up with new music videos as they come out. So with that in mind, let me start off this week’s column by introducing you to one. Kelefa Sanneh’s great New Yorker article about New York hardcore led me… More »

It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

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Stars – “It Ain’t Me Babe” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Stars have just announced that they'll be releasing a cover song every month for all of 2016, and they're kicking things off with a heavy…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 1:04 pm

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing “Hotline Bling” As ’70s Bob Dylan

Jimmy Fallon has a recurring bit in which he impersonates Neil Young covering various modern pop hits including Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair" and Iggy…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 9:20 am

Hear ABC Cover Radiohead, Wang Chung Cover Blur On ‘80s Artists’ Unlikely New Covers Comp

'80s revivalism has been the trend in pop music for a few years now, and it's about time that someone capitalized on that by getting…
James Rettig | December 14, 2015 - 10:12 am

Stream Bob Dylan The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 Sampler

The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12, the newest massive box set in Bob Dylan's equally massive series of box sets, is coming…
Peter Helman | October 30, 2015 - 6:59 pm

Hear Four More Tracks From Bob Dylan’s The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Volume 12

Bob Dylan's newest release, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Volume 12, is a six-disc collector's set of outtakes of some of his most…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 21, 2015 - 10:34 am

Hear A Previously Unreleased Version Of Bob Dylan’s “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window”

Bob Dylan's catalog is an eternal font of rarities and alternate takes, and the newest installment of Dylan's Bootleg Series, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966, collects…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2015 - 5:36 pm

Watch Bob Dylan Talk To His Computer In The New IBM Commercial

Bob Dylan showed up in a couple of Super Bowl ad spots last year, and now he's appearing in a new commercial for IBM, as…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2015 - 7:10 pm

Bob Dylan Announces The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12

I hope Bob Dylan never stops putting out box sets. As long as there are diehard Dylan fans who will buy each and every anthology,…
Caitlin White | September 24, 2015 - 11:49 am

Bob Dylan & The Band’s Big Pink House Is Available To Rent

"Big Pink," the West Saugerties house where Bob Dylan and the Band holed up and recorded most of the music that would eventually become the…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Jeff Tweedy Doesn’t Even Like Star Wars (The Movie)

In an interview in the new print edition of Rolling Stone, Jeff Tweedy addressed Wilco's surprise new album Star Wars among other things. …
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 11:43 am

Clickhole Crowdfunded And Delivered A $1500 Sleep Number Bed For Bob Dylan

Human beings are inherently selfish. We just go about our business, living out our small little lives, always thinking about ourselves, never stopping to consider…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2015 - 8:26 pm

50 Years Later, Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Returns To Newport

Fifty years ago today, on July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan scandalized the folk world by (gasp!) plugging his guitar in and launching into "Maggie's Farm."
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 1:46 pm

Sinead O’Connor Says Music Has Officially Died Because Of Kim Kardashian

Sinead O'Connor has joined the chorus of Kim Kardashian haters, and done so with a bang. In a scathing Facebook post, O'Connor declared that music…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Amoeba Is Selling Its Most Expensive Record Ever

Last month, California's famous record chain Amoeba Music acquired a large collection of vinyl from an "iconic industry family" located in New Jersey. One of…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 4:39 pm

Watch A 10-Year-Old Tinashe Sing “The Times They Are A-Changin'” To Bob Dylan

Before she broke through as an airy R&B star, Tinashe was a child actress. Quite recently, in fact, she was playing the kid's girlfriend on…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Bob Dylan’s Willfully Strange Performance On David Letterman’s Penultimate Show

David Letterman's last-ever Late Show will air tonight. But if Letterman somehow doesn't make it to work today, last night's show was a pretty good…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 8:40 am

Bob Dylan To Perform On Second-To-Last Late Show, First Letterman Appearance In 22 Years

Bob Dylan will perform on the second-to-last night of David Letterman's longstanding career as host of The Late Show. Dylan rarely makes late-night TV appearances,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Very Candid Pete Townshend Talks Dylan, Springsteen, Zeppelin, Spotify, And Why He Doesn’t Enjoy Performing

This spring, Pete Townshend and the Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour, which has been billed as their last major outing. Townshend will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 7, 2015 - 4:33 pm
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