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Just Like He’s Ringing A Bell: 20 Great Chuck Berry Moments

Six years ago, when I was a Pitchfork News writer, I wrote Chuck Berry's obituary. Berry had collapsed onstage in Chicago, and my editor wanted…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 8:58 am

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40 Years Ago Today NASA Sent A Mixtape To Aliens

Forty years ago today, NASA launched the space probe Voyager 2 -- it's currently a little less than 11 billion miles away from Earth --…
James Rettig | August 20, 2017 - 9:32 am


Night Moves – “Carl Sagan” Video

Minneapolis rockhounds Night Moves have released a video for "Carl Sagan," the lead-off track to their sophomore LP Pennied Days. Directed by Brook Linder, the…
Bruce Hamilton | November 3, 2016 - 10:55 am

NASA’s 1977 Mixtape For Aliens Getting First-Ever Release

The Voyager Golden Record -- the mixtape of natural Earth sounds, spoken greetings in various languages, and human music from various cultures that NASA shot…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2016 - 8:34 pm

Watch Third Man Records Play A Record In Space

For their latest stunt, Jack White's Third Man Records are planning on "making vinyl history" by playing the first record in space. In celebration of…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2016 - 11:58 am

Third Man Records Details Plan To Play First Record In Space

Last week, Jack White's gimmick factory/label Third Man Records teased that their next stunt would be "making vinyl history" by playing the first record in…
James Rettig | July 25, 2016 - 5:02 pm

Jack White Teases Latest Record-Breaking Stunt… The First Vinyl Played In Space?

Third Man Records has posted a video teaser claiming that they will "making vinyl history again" with an announcement set for 7/30. The video shows…
Zac Gelfand | July 20, 2016 - 10:49 am

Jack White’s Third Man Preps Carl Sagan/Stephen Hawking 7″

It's not as insane as it sounds. As the folks at Third Man explain: "A Glorious Dawn" is a moving arrangement of Carl Sagan's…
Brandon Stosuy | November 4, 2009 - 9:05 am