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Review: Tove Lo Continues Dark Lust Saga on ‘Blue Lips’

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

The sequel to Tove Lo’s raw Lady Wood, like her stylized longform videos, deals explicitly with derangement – sexual, emotional, drug-induced. It’d be easy to dismiss as softcore shock-pop if her songwriting wasn’t so formidable. The nicely-titled “Disco Tits” is a lustily convincing club single; “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” and “Struggle” tunefully unpack messy relationship [...]

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Roger Waters, Brian Eno Criticize Nick Cave for Israel Concerts

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Nick Cave is facing backlash from prominent musicians including Roger Waters and Brian Eno for his decision to play two sold-out concerts in Tel Aviv, Israel. Related Roger Waters on Political ‘Runaway Train’ That Inspired New Album “You Americans have allowed the law of your land to be subverted,” says ex–Pink Floyd songwriter, discussing what’s behind [...]

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Review: Charlotte Gainsbourg Takes Spacey Trip With Sir Paul, Half of Daft Punk

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

On her first LP in seven years, singer-actress Charlotte Gainsbourg (daughter of Sixties French pop star Serge Gainsbourg) exudes the same droll, distracted sense of uneasy whimsy she’s brought to her screen performances and previous music projects. Fans of spacey Nineties lounge-pop like Air or Broadcast will drift along happily to pillowy confections such as [...]

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Kinky Friedman on the Night Bob Dylan, Jack Nicholson Crashed His Wild House Party

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Kinky Friedman has performed with Bob Dylan, traveled with Led Zeppelin and partied with John Belushi. When his cocaine habit nearly killed him, he returned to Texas and wrote 30 books, including 18 detective novels and memoirs featuring Willie Nelson and Billy Bob Thornton. More than 547,000 Texans voted for him when he ran for [...]

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Watch Radiohead’s Phil Selway Join Ringo Starr for Beatles Classic

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Radiohead drummer Phil Selway joined Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band for a performance of the Beatles‘ classic “With a Little Help From My Friends” at the Beacon Theater in New York City Wednesday. Related How Beatles Rallied Around Ringo on ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Remembering the “touching show of unity” [...]

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See Green Day’s ‘They Live’-Inspired ‘Back in the USA’ Video

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Green Day pay homage to John Carpenter’s sci-fi classic They Live in the band’s new video for “Back in the USA,” one of two new tracks on their just-released greatest hits collection God’s Favorite Band. Related The 50 Greatest Pop-Punk Albums From Blink-182 to the Buzzcocks, we count down the best of punk’s most lovable, lovelorn [...]

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Hear U2, Kendrick Lamar on Jagged New Song ‘American Soul’

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Kendrick Lamar makes a brief appearance on U2‘s “American Soul,” a buzzing, distorted new Songs of Experience cut that the rock band shared on Friday.  Related Bono on How U2′s ‘Songs of Experience’ Evolved, Taking on Donald Trump “I’ve always believed in working across the aisle … but there’s a bully on the bully pulpit [...]

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Watch Eminem Deliver Three-Song Medley on ‘SNL’

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Eminem delivered a nine-minute, three-song medley during his Saturday Night Live musical guest spot, performing new single “Walk on Water,” “Stan” and “Love the Way You Lie.” Related Fall Album Preview 2017: Taylor Swift, U2, Beck, Sam Smith, Dylan What to expect from ‘Reputation,’ ‘Songs of Experience,’ return of Mavis Staples, plus vintage re-releases from [...]

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See Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses’ Live Tributes to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Both Foo Fighters and Guns N’ Roses paid tribute to late AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young during their respective concerts Saturday night, hours after Young died at the age of 64 following a three-year battle with dementia. Related Remembering AC/DC’s Malcolm Young, Band’s Unassuming Mastermind Rhythm guitarist’s grasp of the swing at the heart of the [...]

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Jay-Z Pens Meek Mill Op-Ed Highlighting ‘Trap’ of Probation

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Jay-Z penned a New York Times op-ed to ramp up his criticism of the criminal justice system on Friday after a judge sentenced the rapper Meek Mill to two to four years in prison for violating probation. Related Jay-Z Blasts Meek Mill Sentence, Court System at Dallas Concert “Everyone has to be just as outraged,” [...]

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