Music Notes – Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Flea promises ‘Introspective,’ ‘Super danceable’ new RHCP album. [RS] U2 tracking for lowest U.S. debut in three decades. [N11] Stream Francisco The Man’s debut album Loose Ends. [COS] ‘Baker Street’ saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft dies. [TG] Ed Sheeran hits back at Isle Of Wight Festival boss for ‘boring’ comment. [NME] Weezer ask fans for help with next career move. [S] Adele ‘wants to get record right’. [MN] Yo La Tengo to celebrate 30th anniversary with deluxe reissue […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters accused of rip off. [MN] U2 manager hails ‘great result’ as ‘free’ album charts at No. 6 on UK Charts. [NME] St. Vincent to release new EP for Record Store Day Black Friday. [COS] Isle Of Wight boss: ‘If boring acts like Ed Sheeran are the future then we’re all screwed’. [VF] James Blunt apologizes for ‘You’re Beautiful’. [S] Paul McCartney unearths lost duet with John Bonham, ‘Beware My Love’. [COS] Reggae legend John Holt […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, October 20, 2014

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin loses first round in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ lawsuit. [THR] TV on the Radio debut new track ‘Could You’. [PF] AC/DC release official photo 2014 with Stevie Young. [N11] Damon Albarn says new Gorillaz album coming in 2016. [COS] Bono: ‘I wear sunglasses for glaucoma’. [MN] Sebastian Bach was considered for Velvet Revolver frontman. [UCR] Primus offers five fans concert tickets for life in ‘Willy Wonka’-inspired album release. [S] Mumford and Sons in the studio […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, October 17, 2014

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters premiere new single ‘Something From Nothing’. [COS]  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney: U2 and Spotify ‘devalue music’. [ST] Sax man Bobby Keys placed on medical leave for Rolling Stones tour. [RS] Sam Smith announces arena tour. [COS] Paul Stanley: If Kiss started today? ‘We’d be fucked’ [UCR] Bonnaroo announces dates for 2015 festival. [COS] Parquet Courts announce new album as Parkay Quarts, Content Nausea. [COS] Marshall Tucker Band release 37-year old Live album. [RS] Pixies […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, October 16, 2014


Prince will serve as SNL music guest on Nov. 1, alongside host Chris Rock. [COS] MLB Playoffs: All the intro songs revealed. [BB] Bono apologizes for U2’s Apple release stunt: ‘Oops … I’m sorry about that’. [FB] Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder lives up to Promise he made to a fan In 1992. [D] Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds to reissue back catalog on vinyl. [COS] Complete collection of The Beatles Abbey Road cover shoot photos going to […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Wilco announces Wilco Winterlude Chicago residency, 77-track rarities box set. [Stereogum] Jack White’s keyboardist, Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens, found dead in Mexico. [TMR] Foo Fighters to stream special Sonic Highways concert on Facebook Friday. [UCR] Neil Young dismisses David Crosby, Woodstock Festival in interview with Howard Stern. [COS] Tom Morello takes a stand with new ‘Marching on Ferguson’ song. [UCR] Iggy Pop confesses to a love of Countryfile. [NME] Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, teams with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy for ‘The […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams expands U.S. tour, including shows with Jenny Lewis. [COS] Listen to Sammy Hagar’s, ‘Dreams’ (Acoustic). [UCR] James Blake announces North American tour dates. [COS] Courtney Love says Billy Corgan stopped writing hits when he stopped writing about her. [NME] The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus, and Moby cover The Beatles’ ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’ — listen. [COS] Ozzy Osbourne to be honored at MTV EMA. [MN] Stream Thurston Moore’s new album, The Best Day. [COS] Aerosmith […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, October 13, 2014


Foo Fighters to premiere new single ‘Something From Nothing’. [COS] Chad Kroeger dismisses ‘hilarious’ campaign to ban Nickelback from London. [MH] Joe Perry kind of agrees with Gene Simmons that rock is dead. [BAM] Dee Snider announces new career-spanning compilation Rock and Roll Ain’t Dead. [NME] David Bowie premieres new single ‘Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)’ — listen. [COS] David Crosby says Neil Young is ‘Very angry’ at him. [UCR] Glen Campbell shares final song […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, October 10, 2014


Adele’s new album not due until 2015. [RS] Neil Young’s new album, Storytone, gets release date, artwork, tracklist. [COS] Morrissey’s former label begin selling Fuck Harvest T-shirts. [NME] Paul McCartney gives a big thumbs up to Liverpool’s ‘bombed out church’. [PMC] Michael Stipe is an art professor at NYU. [S] Train to tour April 2015. [N11] Ozzy Osbourne: Rock is for risk takers. [MN] Listen to Jack White’s full interview with Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready. [COS] […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, October 9, 2014


U2 to perform Songs Of Innocence tracks on Later… with Jools Holland. [NME] Foo Fighters preview two new songs from Sonic Highways — listen. [COS] Foo Fighters’ guitarist Chris Shiflett covers Justin Townes Earle’s ‘Look the Other Way’ — listen. [COS] Arcade Fire working with Kendrick Lamar/Flying Lotus director Kahlil Joseph on film project. [PF] Thom Yorke doesn’t ‘Like’ or ‘Fave’ social media all that much. [S] Listen to an all-star cover of Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’ […] Read more »