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What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check o… More »

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Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Ric Ocasek, & More Remix John Malkovich Reading Plato For Bizarre RSD Release

Here's what happens when rich people think whatever they do is interesting and deserves to be shared with the rest of the world: For Record…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 11:26 am

Watch Ty Segall Play A New Song, Cover Neil Young & The Cars Acoustic In NYC

Ty Segall can seemingly transform himself into a righteous glam-rock god at will, but the prolific rocker can do just about anything well, and that…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 11:06 am

My Morning Jacket Played 3 New Songs And Covered 4 Classics With The War On Drugs’ Frontman At One Big Holiday ’15

My Morning Jacket played their first shows in over a year at this year's One Big Holiday, their own music festival that takes place i…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 11:33 am

Cold Showers – “BC”

Shadowy, synthy L.A. outfit Cold Showers will put out a new record this fall, and today the first cut from the forthcoming Love And Regret
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 4:03 pm

The Strokes & Jarvis Cocker Cover The Cars At Reading

Last night, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined co-headliners the Strokes during their Is This It-heavy set at Reading Festival for a cover of The Cars' "Just…
Corban Goble | August 28, 2011 - 4:25 pm

Artist Polaroids From Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Chicago over the weekend with headline performances by Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse. It was the support acts,…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2011 - 11:45 am

Weezer Cover The Cars’ “You Might Think”

Weezer, who we last heard covering "Paranoid Android" for no apparent reason are serving up another cover song for the soundtrack to Cars 2. The…
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2011 - 1:12 pm

Sample The Cars’s 1st LP In 23 Years

As we mentioned a couple of months ago, the Cars are reuniting for the first time in 23 years. Now we have more than a
brandon | October 22, 2010 - 9:50 am

Cars Reunion? Sure, Why Not.

Adding to the list of groups you didn’t know needed to reunite, the surviving members of the Cars are hinting at a 23-year reunion via…
brandon | July 28, 2010 - 6:31 pm

Songsmith Ruins The Hits

We’ve already established that Microsoft’s song composing software is the future of music and glow-in-the-dark towels. Check out these oddly compelling video examples revealing how…
Scott Lapatine | January 16, 2009 - 6:28 pm

Scout Niblett Covers The Cars

The blonde-wigged Brit singer-songwriter Emma Louise (a.k.a. Scout) Niblett has once again wooed Steve Albini away from spending all his time with his excellent Italia…
Stereogum | June 7, 2007 - 11:02 am