Music Notes – Friday, September 19

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney asks for Meat Free Monday support. [NME] Prince releases new song ‘FUNKNROLL’ — listen. [COS] Jack White trashes Foo Fighters and Rolling Stone in ‘Kanye West-esque rant’. [PF] U2 and Apple working on new digital format ‘that will tempt people into buying music again’. [T] Listen to an alternate version of George Harrison’s ‘The Inner Light’. [COS] Ringo Starr on the future of rock music: ‘Bands will always come through’. [NME] What we learned from Jack White’s Big […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sharon Osbourne/Bono

Sharon Osbourne to U2: ‘You give your mediocre music away because no one wants to buy it’. [NME] Paul McCartney to release collector’s edition of New, with unreleased songs. [COS] Metallica to release live album of every single 2014 concert in new box set. [COS] The Rolling Stones to release vintage concerts on DVD, CD, Blu-ray, vinyl in November. [UCR] Win Butler addresses future of Arcade Fire. [COS] Mötley Crüe close in on final concert plans. [LVW] Ryan Adams releases Jacksonville […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dave Grohl

September 17 declared Foo Fighters Day in Richmond, Virginia. [COS] Patti Smith becomes hero of Riot Fest with impassioned call to arms. [COS] Bush are reissuing their first four albums. [S] Sammy Hagar cancels birthday bash because of hurricane damage. [UCR] Listen to an early version of George Harrison’s ‘Dark Horse’. [COS] Kiss raise $1 million for Oregon Military Museum. [RS] WKRP in Cincinnati to be reissued with most of its original soundtrack. [COS] Lenny Kravitz streams new album […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Kanye West

Kanye West addresses wheelchair-gate, blasts media for sensationalizing story. [COS] Franz Ferdinand, Frightened Rabbit, Mogwai and more perform at rally for Scottish ‘Yes’ vote. [ET] Conan to celebrate George Harrison with performances by Beck, Norah Jones, and Dhani Harrison. [COS] Darius Rucker readies Home for the Holidays, which includes a duet with Sheryl Crow. [RS] Robin Thicke admits to lying about writing ‘Blurred Lines’ and rampant drug use. [COS] Queen to release ‘Freddie Mercury celebratory vodka’ Killer […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday. September 15, 2014

Pearl Jam

Neil Young, Pearl Jam and more to play Bridge School Benefit. [RS] Foo Fighters perform in front of Prince Harry at closing of Invictus Games. [NME] Here’s how to remove U2’s new album from your iPhone. [COS] Tom Skeeter, owner of Sound City Studios, has died. [BB] Lenny Kravitz on the importance of laughter. [MN] Madison Square Garden owner books himself as the Eagles’ opener. [S] David Bowie: ‘I’ve never heard a Kinks song that I […] Read more »

The LSD Show 82 – Miley Cyrus covers Led Zeppelin, Kanye West snaps, Sean’s H.S. Reunion, Scars on 45


WTTS/KPRI’s Laura Duncan and her husband of 24 years, Sean, talk about life at home. In episode 82, Laura shares Miley Cyrus singing her cover version of Led Zeppelin’s 1969 hit ‘Babe I’m Gonna Leave You’. Plus she talks about her recent AAA Music Director of the Year Award and Kanye West’s latest snap. Also, Sean reflects on his 30th class reunion and new music from Scars on 45 is offered as free download.  LISTEN/SUBSCRIBE to The LSD Show on iTunes. Follow Laura and […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, September 12, 2014

Neil Young and Daryl Hannah

Neil Young reportedly dating Daryl Hannah. [DM] Parquet Courts release charity single ‘This Is Happening Now’. [NME] Paul McCartney’s theme tune for computer game Destiny appears online. [UC] Thee Oh Sees announce North American tour. [COS] Foo Fighters play intimate London gig as The Holy Shits in old tunnels. [NME]     Jack White releases video for ‘Would You Fight For My Love?’. David Letterman had a fan boy moment with Ryan Adams. Death From Above […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, September 11, 2014

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp announces Plain Spoken tour. [IS] Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij shares Broadway composition ‘Upper West Side, 1982′. [NME] Stevie Wonder announces Songs in the Key of Life tour. [COS] Paolo Nutini shares new album Caustic Love early & talks breaking though in America. [BB] Foo Fighters recruit Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard for new album. [COS] Led Zeppelin taps NSYNC expertise in ‘Stairway to Heaven‘ case. [BW] Megadeath cancel Motorhead cruise because of medical issues. [UCR] […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chad Smith and Will Ferrell

The Will Ferrell, Chad Smith drum-off may get a sequel in Seattle. [S] Bono reveals secrets of U2′s surprise album Songs of Innocence. [RS] Why Benjamin Booker’s ‘Blues Punk’ sound got him recruited by Jack White. [BB] Keith Richards hints at June 2015 release for solo record. [UC] Ryan Adams covers Foreigner, debuts unreleased song ‘The Door’. [COS] R.I.P. iPod Classic — Apple has officially discontinued its original MP3 player. [V] Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant plans collaboration with […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, September 9, 2014


U2 release new album Songs of Innocence for free. [COS] Jeff Tweedy: “Rock’n’roll as a fashion and sellable lifestyle is definitely faltering’. [UC] Flaming Lips announce track listing and guest for Sgt. Pepper tribute album. [UCR] Johnny Marr announces North American tour. [COS] Foo Fighters tease three UK club gigs this week. [NME] Ted Nugent predicts terrorist attack. [UCR] The Afghan Whigs to reissue Gentlemen with unreleased material. [COS] New Neil Young ’Who’s Gonna Stand Up And Save […] Read more »