STREAM: Juliana Hatfield “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da”

August 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on STREAM: Juliana Hatfield “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da”

Alt-rock singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield returns with her second record of 2019 with a tribute to the Police, covering a smattering of the trio’s classics and deeper cuts. This stands as Hatfield’s second covers record, having paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John back in 2018, and it’s a tradition she hopes to continue. She released the insular […]

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VIDEO: Kate Bush “Deeper Understanding”

April 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Kate Bush “Deeper Understanding”

Next month Kate Bush will release Director’s Cut, an album wherein the venerable singer will “revisit” songs from her esteemed albums, The Sensual World and The Red Shoes. So, not exactly new material to speak of. The history of musicians reworking classics is plagued with puzzled fans and tarnished legends. Anyone up for a dose […]

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Pulp Reunites, Of Course

November 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments

As with any reunion news that surfaces these days, Pulp’s reformation is no great surprise. The only band that would genuinely shock me with a reunion is The Smiths, and that’s only because I know what a grudge-holding drama queen Morrissey is. Short of The Smiths, though, anyone seems fair game. As a fan, I’m […]

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I.R.S. Records gets digitized for iTunes

March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on I.R.S. Records gets digitized for iTunes

Home to various and sundry 1980’s underground giants, I.R.S. Records has finally caught up with the present, placing a large selection of its catalog on iTunes for the very first time. From Wired: “Founded by Miles Copeland (older brother of Stewart, drummer from The Police) and Jay Boberg, the I.R.S. roster included R.E.M., Marillion, English […]

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My Bloody Valentine is touring the US this fall

May 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on My Bloody Valentine is touring the US this fall

I’ve grown up resignedly accepting the fact that there are some bands I’ll just never get to see live. Not because they’re dead, but because they had bad break ups or whatever various and sundry reasons caused their demise. Talking Heads is one example. Well, a few exceptions have creeped up on me over the […]

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