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For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could be amazing. The forthcoming double-CD…   Read Story »
Robyn Hitchcock has covered the Psychedelic Furs' 1984 single "The Ghost In You" for his upcoming The Man Upstairs, a collection built from "part well-known favorites, part personal discoveries, and…   Read Story »
There's not much upside in covering a Nick Drake song, because there's not much that can be done to the songs to improve them. Frankly, they're resistant even to reinterpretation, because no one…   Read Story »
Robyn Hitchcock turns 60 in March, but in the words of Aaliyah, age ain’t nothing but a number to the former Soft Boys lead singer and longtime fixture of the indie rock scene. His 19th album Love…   Read Story »
Acerbic British great Nick Lowe hasn't made a music video in 18 years, but now here's a star-studded, slightly ridiculous one for his song "Sensitive Man." Director Scott Jacobson's clip stars…   Read Story »
The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew Bird) to wailing east coast…   Read Story »
Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to be duped by fake profiles. (So easy!) Not that…   Read Story »
Everyone's buzzing about the Anne Hathaway-starring, Jonathan Demme-directed, Rachel Getting Married. It's better than the chihuahua movie even. On Friday, we listened to Tunde Adebimpe's Neil Young…   Read Story »
We tip our caps to Jools Holland regularly around here, for his musicianship whenever we blow the dust off our Squeeze records, but more frequently when he hosts musicians we love on that BBC show of…   Read Story »
Never a bad time to wade through psych-folk hero Robyn Hitchcock's back catalogue, but Yep Roc's making it so there's never been a better time, releasing a box set of three of Hitchcock's finest '80s…   Read Story »