Blur To Celebrate Parklife’s 25th Anniversary

July 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on Blur To Celebrate Parklife’s 25th Anniversary

Despite refusing to perform its breakout album for the 25th anniversary of Parklife, Blur is acknowledging the occasion by re-releasing a vintage line of merchandise, as well as a 10″ record of a previously unreleased live BBC session. No word yet on a special edition of the album itself. The show refusal dates back to […]

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Gorillaz Strip Down for BBC And Cover The XX

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Gorillaz Strip Down for BBC And Cover The XX

Gorillaz recently played an intimate live set for BBC1 Radio’s Live Lounge, where they did stripped down version of “On Melancholy Hill” and “Doncamatic”, as well as this excellent cover of The xx’s “Crystalised.” I’m kind of obsessed with this cover, as it’s one of my favorite people in the world singing one of my […]

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Courtney Love is a gift that keeps on giving

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Courtney Love is a gift that keeps on giving

The “reunited” Hole (which is actually just Courtney Love with some random session musicians suffering through watered down Grunge 4.0…in 2010!) performed a new song, “Samantha”, on BBC TV show Friday Night With Jonathan Ross last week. Playing live has never exactly been Love’s strong suit, but what is? Not singing. Not typing. Not motherhood. […]

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Half of New Order hook up with Blur’s Alex James to form Bad Lieutenant

June 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I wasn’t too broken up about New Order’s acrimonious demise in 2007, since the last few records weren’t exactly up to par, but the split seems to be permanent this time. In fact, Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris have started a new band with touring New Order guitarist Phil Cunningham (who replaced Morris’ wife Gillian […]

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