Pink Floyd, TV on the Radio, The Art Of McCartney

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The list of legendary musicians who perform on ‘The Art of McCartney’ is unmatched… Bob Dylan, The Cure, B.B. King, Brian Wilson, Heart, Dr. John… 1. Billy Joel – “Maybe I’m Amazed” 2. Bob Dylan – “Things We Said Today” 3. Heart – “Band on the Run” 4. Steve Miller – “Junior’s Farm” 5. Yusuf Islam – “The Long and Winding Road” 6. Harry Connick, Jr. – “My Love” 7. Brian Wilson – “Wanderlust” 8. […] Read more »

Foo Fighters, Flaming Lips, Run The Jewels

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Foo Fighters Sonic Highways now streaming on iTunes. The duo of El-P and Killer Mike (aka Run the Jewels) will technically release their sophomore album, RTJ2, on October 28th via Mass Appeal. However, El-Ptweeted a link to download the album for free,  here. On October 28th, The Flaming Lips will release their covers album of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. In anticipation, the album is streaming in full over at NPR.org. Read more »

Israel Nash

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Originally from Missouri, Israel Nash moved to New York City in 2006 and he independently released his debut solo album, New York Town which was recorded at The Magic Shop in New York’s Soho neighborhood. New York Town was eventually picked up by Dutch label Contintental Records Services in Europe and the UK. His sophomore album, Barn Doors and Concrete Floors was released on March 29, 2011. Nash recruited Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley to co-produce […] Read more »

Alt-J, Julian Casablancas, Scars on 45

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  Stream the second album from Alt-J, This Is All Yours.  Check out the video for “Left Hand Free” from the release. Listen to the new LP, Tyranny, by the Strokes frontman, Julian Casablancas, days ahead of its official release. Check out a video preview of the album. Download, “Crazy For You” from Scars on 45‘s new album, Safety in Numbers.   Read more »

The Wild Feathers

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I was introduced to The Wild Feathers a while ago and have since fallen in love with the four piece from Nashville. I saw their performance at The Bluebird in Bloomington, IN recently and Bonnaroo.  They BLEW ME AWAY! Their twitter page describes them as, “They’re like if Led Zeppelin and The Band had a baby in Joshua Tree that grew up listening to Ryan Adams covering the Stones 70′s country influenced songs.” Normally, I […] Read more »

Music Notes-Monday, September 8, 2014

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Gene Simmons declares rock ‘n’ roll “dead,” Foo Fighters respond “Not so fast”[COS] Tom Morello Debuts ‘Marching on Ferguson’ Protest Song. [Rolling Stone] Cee Lo Green dropped from Navy gig following rape comments. [NME] The Replacements To Play “Fallon” Almost 30 Years After Getting Banned From “SNL” [Pitchfork] Genesis Documentary ‘Sum of the Parts’ Coming in November. [UCR] This ‘Abbey Road’ Live Camera Lets You Watch Beatles Fans Block Traffic. [Spin]   Watch Noel Gallagher Dissect Oasis’ Legendary Fights Read more »

Music Notes-Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Hear two unreleased leaked songs from Adele’s, ‘21‘ sessions. Amazing. [Billboard] Jimi Jamison, Survivor Lead Singer, Dead at 63. [Rolling Stone] Radiohead update official app with new music. [NME] Later this month, Prince will release two albums on the same day, one solo and one with his band 3rd Eye Girl. Hear “U KNOW” from the former.[Stereogum] Billy Idol, Duff McKagan + More Pay Tribute To Johnny Ramone. [UCR] Courtney Love Says Writing Her Memoir […] Read more »

Robert Plant, Ryan Adams, Rubblebucket

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Stream Robert Plant‘s, ‘Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar’, one week prior to its release.           Stream Ryan Adams’ 14th studio release, ‘Ryan Adams’                 Survival Sounds is the third full-length album from the Brooklyn-based Rubblebucket. They are currently touring North America. Stream the album in full.   Read more »

Ryan Adams, Interpol, The Vines

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In addition to his upcoming self-titled album, Ryan Adams also recently released a punk/hardcore-inspired 7 called 1984 for his singles series. Listen in full to Ryan Adams – 1984 Full Album (Deluxe Edition) Official   Stream the new album from Interpol, ‘El Pintor’. Check out the official video for “All The Rage Back Home” The Vines are back, with two albums. The rock effort is called “Wicked Nature” and you may stream it now in full via NME. Here’s the […] Read more »

Music Notes-Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Prince to simultaneously release 2 new studio albums. (NME) Scott Weiland cleared of Bogus arrest claims. (UCR) Man shot and killed at a Wiz Khalifa concert. (Pitchfork) Punk, Metal and Comedy Stars Unite for Johnny Ramone Tribute. (Rolling Stone) The most awkward moments from the 2014 VMAs (Stereogum) Aphex Twin accuses Kanye West of ripping him off with “Blame Game”. (COS) Listen to the new song from Stevie Nicks‘ forthcoming solo project. (Spin) Watch Willie Nelson‘s ‘On The […] Read more »