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Reunited soul-rock heroes the Afghan Whigs have famously covered artists like Barry White and Frank Ocean, but one popular song they attempted but left off this year's Do The Beast was "Every Little…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries…   Read Story »
Last month, I lead into this saying how January has a bad reputation for new movies. But it's really February that's the wasteland, where we're expected to survive on the fumes of the last glut of…   Read Story »
Everybody's celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in America, even us. But CBS is celebrating extra hard because they hosted the original Ed Sullivan Show broadcast that helped…   Read Story »
With their debut LP Settle, the British dance duo Disclosure released one of last year's best albums, and since then, they've continued to come up in the world. Case in point: Last night, the…   Read Story »
According to the New York Times, NBC Universal will broadcast a one-hour telethon to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts on Friday. The broadcast -- which will air at 8 PM EST on NBCU properties…   Read Story »
A misleading post title, because of course we are all hoping for Haiti, and have been, day and night since a catastrophic earthquake decimated an already destitute society. We know our place in the…   Read Story »
The Academy has selected 63 songs that will contend for Best Song nominations for next year's ceremony, and among them are songs not written by Randy Newman. Paul McCartney and U2 -- "you may have…   Read Story »
The lovable pop of Love Is Not Pop may have been somewhat overlooked this year, although El Perro Del Mar's got fans in high places helping to rectify the situation with folks from Beirut, Fuck…   Read Story »
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame celebrated a quarter century as the self-appointed, oft-suspect gatekeeper for canonical artists in the rock world (no Replacements, no Sonic Youth, no etcs. -- no vote…   Read Story »