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The all-star Bob Dylan tribute band known as the New Basement Tapes released Lost On The River, their album of refurbished Dylan songwriting scraps, earlier this month. Tonight at 9 p.m. EST Showtime…   Read Story »
The New Basement Tapes -- which features Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford, among others -- is a supergroup that exists entirely to finish up…   Read Story »
The New Basement Tapes -- the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina Chocolate Drops' Rhiannon Giddens -- made…   Read Story »
The New Basement Tapes -- aka the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina Chocolate Drop’s Rhiannon Giddens --…   Read Story »
A few months back, producer T Bone Burnett announced that he had recruited Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, and Mumford And Sons' Marcus Mumford to record unfinished songs from…   Read Story »
In 1967, Bob Dylan and the Band got together to work on a whole pile of songs, many of which eventually came out as The Basement Tapes. But many of those songs were left unfinished, and now producer…   Read Story »
Bob Dylan wrote over a hundred songs during the legendary Basement Tapes recording sessions, which took place in the summer and fall of 1967, eight years before the album itself was released. Those…   Read Story »
The War On Drugs' tour behind the triumphant Lost In The Dream rolled into Portland's Wonder Ballroom Sunday, and we sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the action -- action that included…   Read Story »
In 1985, the Chicago Bears, on their way to a Super Bowl victory, assembled to record a ridiculous primitive rap song called "The Super Bowl Shuffle," which went on to become a massive novelty hit…   Read Story »
The former Galaxie 500/Luna frontman Dean Wareham has been in the game for about a quarter century, but he hasn't released a proper solo full-length album until now. Wareham recorded his self-titled…   Read Story »