Music Notes – Friday, October 31, 2014

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters preview new track ‘Congregation’. [NME] Phish launch streaming subscription service LivePhish+. [COS] ‘Severe tonsillitis’ sidelines Paolo Nutini. [PN] Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways includes a song inspired by Nirvana’s breakup. [UCR] Parquet Courts reveal first collaboration with PC Worship – hear ‘Fell Into The Wrong Crowd’. [NME] She & Him cover Frank Sinatra’s ‘Time After Time’. [COS]  Gregg Allman dismissed from Midnight Rider lawsuit. [BB] Kiss go long with free concert for LA Kiss season […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, October 30

The Dead Weather

The Dead Weather premiere new song ‘Buzzkill(er)’ — listen. [COS] Allman Brothers Band, at Beacon Theater, plays final concert. [NYT] Dave Grohl: Not an American Idol fan. [S] Foo Fighters world tour dates revealed. [N11] Metallica planning a whole week with Craig Ferguson. [M] Slash documentary and concert special. [MN]  Geddy Lee, Eddie Vedder confirmed for Evening of Who Music. [UCR] Paul McCartney extends Wings’ reach on remastered Letting Go. [S] David Gilmour to release new […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, October 29, 2014


R.E.M. announce 7″ singles collection (1983-88). [UC] Darlene Love will retire ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’ from TV after Letterman ends. [BB] Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme to appear in comedy series Toast Of London. [NME] Eric Clapton releases Jack Bruce tribute track ‘For Jack’. [COS]  Allman Brothers Band  broadcast final show. [JB] Dean Fertita joins Jack White’s touring band. [COS] Jimmy Page: ‘Led Zeppelin was an affair of the heart’. [RS] Paolo Nutini […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Prince to play 8-Minute ‘Jam session’ on Saturday Night Live. [PF] Marilyn Manson reveals new song ‘Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge’. [NME] The Ryman Auditorium kicks off a $14 million facelift. [BB] Jack White, Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello and more feature on Inside Llewyn Davis live album. [NME] Fugazi release ‘Merchandise’ from First Demo. [COS] Tool post update from the studio confirming new studio album. [COS] Black Rebel Motorcycle Club turn to fans in […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, October 27, 2014


Cream bassist Jack Bruce dead at 71. [JB] Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker lead tributes to Jack Bruce. [UC] Wilco announce details of 20th Anniversary releases. [MN] Foo Fighters perform new song ‘The Feast and The Famine’ at epic three hour Washington gig. [NME] The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy busked in Williamsburg and announced band’s new album. [S] The Rolling Stones resume tour. [N11] Sting and his The Last Ship cast prep for Broadway opening. [BB] U2 new apology. [MN] Morrissey criticizes ‘abysmal’ Italian venues […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, October 24, 2014

Courtney Love and Dave Grohl

Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have a stripper-related bet. [PS] Cold War Kids push new album release to March 2015. [NME] Hear Smashing Pumpkins’ rousing new ‘Being Beige’. [RS] Interpol play ‘All the Rage Back Home’ on Jools Holland. [PF] Neil Young set for first ever art exhibition in California. [NME] Train’s Pat Monahan: I sell my Billboard ‘Plaques on eBay’ for money to buy vintage cars. [BB] Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’m the luckiest man in […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, October 23, 2014


Spoon announce new U.S. tour dates. [COS] Jack White to speak at Yale. [PF] The Who postpone 50th Anniversary dates. [UCR] Smart people listen to Radiohead and dumb people listen to Beyoncé? According to new study, yes. [COS] Jason Aldean teams up with Bob Seger for CMT Crossroads. [CMN] Pink Floyd’s The Endless River on course to become Amazon’s most pre-ordered album of all time. [NME] Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free. [BBC] Arcade Fire’s Will Butler contributed music […] Read more »

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 »