The odd couple is served… indeed two of rock’s quirkier acts are up to a new project. Flaming Lips’ leader Wayne Coyne, indeed, announced via Instagram that his band and Mac DeMarco will be putting out a split EP. As Coyne detailed, the forthcoming release will see the Lips and the jizz jazzer cover three of each […]
Canadian master Neil Young is releasing his never-before-heard 1976 acoustic solo album, “Hitchhiker”, on September 8th. By the way, the full 10-track effort is already streaming via NPR. Young recorded in a single session at Indigo Studios in Malibu, California, “pausing only for weed, beer, or coke”, as he recounted in his memoir “Special Deluxe”. He was accompanied […]
Ex Pink Floyd David Gilmour hints at a new solo LP in a promo trailer for his upcoming CD/DVD and theatrical film, “Live at Pompeii”. The guitarist already has some leftover material from his last solo LP, 2015’s “Rattle That Lock”, that could spark his next studio project, but he says he is “uncomfortable heading off […]
Taylor Swift shared the full version of her new song “…Ready For It?”. You can stream it below. She originally previewed the track during a college football broadcast on Saturday. The promo single follows “Look What You Made Me Do,” the first song off Swift’s forthcoming album “Reputation”.
Foo Fighters just dropped their new album called “Concrete and Gold”. It marks the band’s ninth studio work overall and it’s the follow-up to 2014’s “Sonic Highways”. You can stream it in full below.
Thanks to a “human error” at the Celebrate Records vinyl pressing plant in Germany, Uphill Battle, an album by Ontario band Zex, was pressed on to the long-awaited, lemon-yellow vinyl instead of Beyonce’s latest album “Lemonade”. The artist’s label, Columbia Records, has apologised for the error and is offering free replacement copies to anyone affected. Zex […]
Noel Gallagher is selling pieces of musical gear through the equipment marketplace Reverb. The musician is getting rid of amplifiers, effects, guitars and other pieces of gear – including over 50 items from his private collection. Up for sale there are, among other things, an Orange OR120 Overdrive amp that was used on the road with […]
Bruce Springsteen, just released a live archival album of his 1978 show at Houston’s Summit with the E Street Band. All proceeds from the record will be donated to MusiCares’ hurricane relief fund. Interestingly enough, footage of the show originally appeared as part of “The Promise: Darkness on the Edge of Town” box set released […]
To celebrate R.E.M.’s 25th anniversary of the album “Automatic for the People” , Paul Smith has teamed with the band to produce a special capsule collection launching on November 10, the same date as the album new release. Resorting to images photographed by Anton Corbijn and to the band’s lyrics and artwork, the British designer put […]
Morrissey just dropped a new music video for his single “Spent the Day In Bed”. The clip stars English soccer player Joey Barton, who was recently banned on a misconduct charge. Barton plays a wheelchair-bound Morrissey’s caretaker, leading him into a social club where Morrissey sings, cabaret artist David Hoyle performs, and Barton eats peanuts. […]