Music Notes-Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Noel Gallagher says “Liam is making a fucking mess of things at the moment”. [NME] Kurt Cobain Suicide-Note T-shirts pulled after outrage. [UCR] The many transformations of David Bowie in one animated GIF. [Paste] Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Willie Nelson join Stevie Wonder tribute concert. [Rolling Stone] Look at a Venn Diagram of the overlap between Coachella, Bonnaroo and Governor’s Ball lineups. [Spin] Rod Stewart celebrated his birthday with a faces reunion. [UCR] Read more »

Music Notes-Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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Headliners at Bonnaroo include Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons and Robert Plant. [Bonnaroo.com] Tupac biopic to begin in June. [Rolling Stone] Randy Rhoads Tribute album to include Tom Morello and George Lynch. [UCR] Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and his Instagram followers help find a missing dog. [NME]     Steam Ryan Adams‘, No Shadow EP featuring Johnny Depp on guitar. Read more »

Music Notes-Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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Hangout Music Festival announces lineup including Foo Fighters, Beck and Zac Brown Band. [COS] Tim Drummond, bassist for Neil Young and the Bob Dylan, dead at 74. [Rolling Stone] 25 year-old Nirvana bootleg shared for the very first time. [NME] Sufjan Stevens announces Carrie and Lowell album, returning to his folk roots. [Stereogum] Elton John, Ryan Adams, Wilco all playing New Orleans Jazz Fest. [Spin] Death Cab For Cutie reveal title and track list for […] Read more »

Decemberists, Sleater-Kinney, Milky Chance, Iron & Wine

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Stream Decemberists‘ What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World Stream Sleater-Kinney‘s, ‘No Cities To Love‘ Download, “Unknown Song” from Milky Chance. Listen to a song from Iron & Wine‘s forthcoming ‘Archives Series Volume No. 1‘. The sixteen Iron & Wine tracks contained on the release come from around 2002. Listen to one of those tracks, called “Everyone’s Summer of ’95″. Read more »

Music Notes- Monday, January 12, 2015

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Foo Fighters threw Dave Grohl a surprise birthday concert and every rock star turned up. [COS] Rare footage of 1980′s Talking Heads concert surfaces online. [NME] Lenny Kravitz added to Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show. [Rolling Stone] Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi doesn’t expect cancer to go away. [UCR] Check out the top 10 censored classic rock songs. [UCR] Spoon live at Austin City Limits: Read more »

Music Notes-Friday, January 9, 2015

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Neil Young recording album with Willie Nelson‘s sons. [Rolling Stone] Morrissey says he “felt delight” when a bullfighter was gored. [Spin] The company that bills itself as ‘the Netflix of vinyl records’. [COS] Fleet Foxes‘ Robin Pecknold scores off-Broadway play. [COS] Foo Fighters kick off the new year with suprise L.A. gig ‘in the round’. [Rolling Stone] Led Zeppelin to release deluxe edition of Physical Graffiti in February. [NME] Happy Birthday, Jimmy Page   Read more »

Music Notes-Thursday, January 8, 2015

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 says Oasis ‘would have nowhere near the same impact’ today. [NME] Marky Ramone Exclusive: Read an Excerpt From ‘Punk Rock Blitzkrieg’. [Rolling Stone] Sting’s, The Last Ship, musical to close. [UCR] Ed Sheeran to welcome back ‘VH1 Storytellers’ with personal, live concert. [Rolling Stone] Watch Chvrches perform “The Mother We Share” in an empty Grand Station. [Stereogum] Happy Birthday, Elvis Read more »

Thank you, 2014

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I asked for “best of” stories from WTTS listeners yesterday. I was so touched and inspired, I just had to share. Thank you for YOU. I appreciate every day with you. Here’s to us in 2015. xx Laura Post by WTTS. Read more »

Bad Suns, Frozen, A. Sinclair,

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Download, the entire ‘Frozen’ soundtrack for free via Google Play.   The band A. Sinclair is led by Austin-based singer-songwriter Aaron Sinclair, formerly of the The Lot Six and the band Frank Smith. Download “How Many Ways” from Pretty Girls, the WTTS Free Download of the Week. Download “Salt” from Bad Suns‘ debut album, ‘Language & Perspective’ Read more »

Death From Above 1979

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Although they first released their first album, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine, in 2004, Death From Above 1979, broke up in 2006 only to gather back together for their second release in 2014.  DFA 1979 are a duo from Toronto, Canada and their latest album, The Physical World, explodes with the intensity of a punk drenched influence flavored with a rock presentation raw and reminiscent of a world past. Death from Above 1979 consists […] Read more »