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The 30th anniversary anti-Ebola edition of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" debuted on The X Factor tonight. This latest version of the Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure-penned charity single features Bono,…   Read Story »
A fourth version of the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by the rotating all-star cast known as Band Aid is in the works, this time to fight Ebola. The Hollywood Reporter reports that…   Read Story »
Continuing in the documentary style of their "New York Morning" video, Manchester rock band Elbow have put together a short, oddly poetic paean to speedway motorcycle racing, soundtracked by "Charge"…   Read Story »
Elbow stopped by Fallon on Friday for an emotional performance of "New York Morning" from their new album The Take Off And Landing Of Everything. Frontman Guy Garvey and keyboardist Craig Potter also…   Read Story »
In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar's…   Read Story »
Former "new Radiohead" candidates Elbow have carved a long career out of mournful and ornate rock balladry; it's amazing that it took them this long to title a song "My Sad Captains." But they…   Read Story »
It's not a proper music video, so it's not on this list, but Yours Truly's series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving…   Read Story »
English rockers Elbow have put together a short documentary/music video chronicling the story of Dennis and Lois, a couple who grew up in the New York music scene in the heyday of CBGB and the…   Read Story »
The moodily ambitious Manchester band Elbow have announced plans to release their sixth album The Take Off And Landing Of Everything early this year; it follows 2011's Build A Rocket Boys! Frontman…   Read Story »
This year's shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year was announced in London this morning. A group of industry experts will select the winner, who will be announced in a ceremony…   Read Story »