Music Notes – Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Lollapalooza reveals 2014 webcast schedule. [COS] Modest Mouse to headline Project Pabst, the most Portland festival ever. [OL] Hard Working Americans’ frontman Todd Snider keeps it real on the road. [BB] Paolo Nutini announces new single ‘Iron Sky’. [MN] Author claims The Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones was murdered. [MJ]  Tampa woman accused of stalking Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell. [TBT] Mitch Winehouse to release new Amy Winehouse charity album. [NME] Neil Young lends support to new Kickstarter […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams tour dates and tracklisting. [MN] Stream Spoon’s new album They Want My Soul. [COS] U.S. Senator rides for Deer Tick’s right to carry guitars onto airplanes. [SG] Paul McCartney to re-release Wings albums Venus and Mars and At The Speed of Sound. [NME] How Get on Up nailed the James Brown look. [BB] Mick Jagger: ‘James Brown was a trailblazing entrepreneur’. [MN] Here’s the finished mural celebrating Beastie Boys’ 25th anniversary of Paul’s Boutique. [COS] […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, July 28, 2014

Unlocking the Truth

Brooklyn teenage heavy metal band Unlocking the Truth gets documentary treatment. [HR] Kurt Cobain biopic to go into production within next year. [COS] Coldplay donate £10,000 to fan with motor neurone disease. [TM] Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono help Kickstart online school for girls. [Spin] Musician cons investors out of $600,000 with fake LP featuring Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam. [SPI] The identity of Lollapalooza’s secret act Kausea has been revealed. [COS] Listen to a live stream […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, July 25, 2014

Jack White, Neil Young

Jack White and Neil Young to headline Farm Aid 2014. [COS] Sarah Palin blames Sammy Hagar for speeding ticket. [TMZ] EELS frontman to receive the Freedom of the City of London. [MN] ‘Weird’ Al Yankovic says Prince is the only artist ever to turn down one of his parodies. [NME] Elvis Presley’s guitar, library card for sale at Graceland auction. [RS] Smashing Pumpkins complete new album, reveal track list. [Spin] Ted Nugent blames Indian Casino show […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, July 24, 2014

kid rock

Kid Rock subpoenaed to produce glass sex toy in Insane Clown Posse lawsuit. [DFP] Stream Tame Impala’s new EP, Live Versions. [COS] Billy Joel to get Gershwin prize. [MN] Courtney Love hopes to start Kurt Cobain biopic next year, writing her own book. [IE] Adele’s toddler son wins damages in U.K. privacy case. [BB] Is a David Lee Roth album with John 5 on the way? [UCR] Ryan Adams debuts five new songs during first concert […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, July 23 2014


U2 reportedly set to release new album ‘before the end of the year’. [NME] Jack White covers Lorde’s ‘Royals’. [COS] Eric Clapton taps John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for new JJ Cale covers. [RS] Spotify Map App spotlights ‘Music of the World’. [Spin] Hozier gains following with ‘Take Me to Church’. [BB] Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails start joint tour. [N11] Phish announces 2014 U.S. fall tour. [COS] Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform unreleased track at […] Read more »

Music Notes – Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Stream Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ new album Hypnotic Eye. [COS] George Harrison Tree killed by infestation of, yes, beetles. [LAT] Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic backs Eddie Vedder. [NME] Hear 12 potential songs for Radiohead’s new album. [COS] Hey girls, Richard Marx is back. [BB] Neil Young & Crazy Horse perform rare songs at German show. [UC] Avicii making a rock album with Billie Joe Armstrong, Chris Martin, and Serj Tankian. [RS] Panic! at the Disco donate $20 for every […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, July 21, 2014

Casey Kasem

Casey Kasem’s body is missing. [AP] Man dies at Pemberton Music Festival. [COS] Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden launch thunderous joint tour in Vegas. [RS] Lorde: ‘The critics I care about are people the same age as me’. [TG] Paul McCartney: ‘I love performing’. [MN] Jonny Greenwood says he’s been emailing new Radiohead songs to Thom Yorke. [COS] Pitchfork Festival 2014: Neutral Milk Hotel, St. Vincent, Pusha T and more Day 2 highlights. [BB] James Blake debuts […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, July 18, 2014

Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder responds to controversy over anti-war comments. [NME] Scott Weiland wants ‘easy money’ from Velvet Revolver gigs. [Spin] Arcade Fire tap Television and Devo to open final Reflektor tour dates. [COS] Slash refuses to comment on reports he will star in Breaking Bad sequel. [NME] Lucinda Williams marks career firsts with upcoming album. [RS] Listen to Jeff and Spencer Tweedy’s new song ‘Diamond Light’. [COS] Elton John is not retiring. [ABC] James Blake debuts new song on BBC Radio 1. [COS] Blondie’s Clem […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, July 17, 2014

Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter, Texas blues guitar Icon, dead at 70. [RS] Stream ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s new album, Mandatory Fun. [COS] Foster The People’s Supermodel mural saved by Los Angeles mayor and 12,000 fans. [NME] Adele’s next album and World Tour confirmed? ‘No truth’ in new rumor. [HWR] Ron Howard to direct new Beatles documentary, the band’s first official film in 45 years. [COS] Paul McCartney re-releases five of his classic albums as iPad apps. [TG] AC/DC’s Phil Rudd to […] Read more »