The second annual Record Store Day takes place on April 18, 2009 and should include over 300 participating stores. To check on in store performances or coinciding release dates click HERE. Last year’s events included vinyl re-issues of Metallica albums and in-store signings from Steve Earle, Regina Spektor and Billy Bragg, amongst many others. Continue reading “Second Annual Record Store Day Scheduled For April 18, 2009”
An amazing, live recreation of Guitar Hero, performed on a bike. The amount of work someone put in to do this is incredible! Is it a fan film or another viral ad? The song is Prisoner of Society by The Living End.
As expected, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s new album, “Working on a Dream,” will arrive Jan. 27 via Columbia. Excerpts from the title track debuted during NBC’s NFL halftime show last night (Nov. 16). The album includes 12 new songs plus the bonus tracks “The Wrestler” (from the Mickey Rourke-starring film of theContinue reading “Details of Bruce Springsteen’s Next CD, “Working On A Dream””
Creative Commons is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign. To help support them, Jonathan Coulton, the ever innovative Brooklyn-based singer has released his greatest hits compilation “JoCo Looks Back” on limited edition USB drives that come stocked not only with the standard mixes of the album’s songs, but also the unmixed audio stemsContinue reading “Unreleased Jonathan Coulton Greatest Hits Available On A Limited Edition USB Stick”
In this video Linsey Pollak, an Australian musician and instrument maker carves a carrot and then plays it as a clarinet.
For Beatles fans across the world it has gained near mythical status. The 14-minute improvised track called ‘Carnival of Light’ was recorded in 1967 and played just once in public. It was never released because three of the Fab Four thought it too adventurous. The track, a jumble of shrieks and psychedelic effects, is saidContinue reading “Paul McCartney Wants The World To Hear ‘Lost’ Beatles Epic”
For me, the holiday choice between Thanksgiving and Christmas is easy. I choose the Turkey Day every time. Christmas, which entails the Great American Mall Death March, is stressful. Thanksgiving, on the other hand, is a day of peace in my house. Everyone stuffs up, then chooses their post-meal favorite: football or a nap (IContinue reading “Stephen King Shares What He Is And Is Not Thankful For In 2008”
Billy Joel and Elton John will reprise their wildly successful co-headlining concerts beginning in March of next year. John confirmed the duo would work again together yesterday on “The View,” adding that they could be on the road for “at least” two years. But sources say the extent of the pairing is still being determined.Continue reading “Billy Joel and Elton John Tour Together Again”
AC/DC step aside to make way for Aretha Franklin, the top-ranked vocalist in Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 greatest singers of all time. Joining Franklin on other covers — hitting newsstands today — are John Lennon, Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley. Click below for the full list of singers and thoughts on the greatsContinue reading “The New Issue of Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Singers”