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Hear Flatbush Zombies’ Vicious Origin Story on New Song ‘Headstone’

February 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Brooklyn rap trio Flatbush Zombies unveiled a vicious new single, “Headstone,” from their upcoming album, Vacation in Hell, out April 6th. It also released a black-and-white video for the track directed by Luke Monaghan and filmed in the group’s native Flatbush, Brooklyn neighborhood. Related Flatbush Zombies on Their Psychedelic Hip-Hop ‘Odyssey’ Brooklyn trio talks overcoming [...]

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Hear 5 Seconds of Summer’s Yearning New Song ‘Want You Back’

February 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

5 Seconds of Summer have released their new single, “Want You Back.” It’s the Aussie group’s first new song in nearly two years. They also announced a 26-date tour, which kicks off next month. Related 5 Seconds of Summer: Inside the World’s Hottest Band Are 5SOS a teenybopper boy band or hard-partying pop punks? Or [...]

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Why Are Albums So Long Right Now?

February 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

With 24 tracks, clocking in at one hour and 46 minutes, Migos’ Culture II lasts long enough to listen to all of Pink Floyd’s The Wall and still make it more than halfway through The Dark Side of the Moon. Its Number One debut on the Billboard album chart is the latest twist in streaming’s [...]

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Parquet Courts Detail New Danger Mouse-Produced LP ‘Wide Awake!’

February 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Indie rock outfit Parquet Courts unveiled a two-part garage rock song, “Almost Had to Start a Fight/In And Out of Patience.” It comes from their upcoming Danger Mouse-produced album, Wide Awake!, out May 18th via Rough Trade. Related Game Time for Parquet Courts How a bunch of stoned Texas nerds became rock’s coolest young band [...]

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The Last Word: George Clinton on Alien Encounters, Trump’s Lack of Funk

February 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton talks to Rolling Stone about the essence of funk, his alien encounter, the dangers of LSD and more. Mark Summers for Rolling Stone Parliament-Funkadelic founder George Clinton is an irreplaceable walking museum of American musical history, with a career that began in Fifties doo-wop (the Parliaments were originally a Newark, N.J., [...]

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Toto Plan Career-Spanning Limited Edition Box Set ‘All In’

February 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Toto will rerelease and remaster the majority of their catalog for the limited edition box set All In, a massive 13-CD, 17-LP collection that includes two discs of unreleased material. Related Toto Eclipse of the Heart: The Best of Eighties Soft Rock All In, available to preorder now through April 10th ahead of its fall [...]

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Dave Navarro Recruits Courtney Love, Billy Idol for Mental Health Charity Show

February 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

guitarists Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison are recruiting Billy Idol, Courtney Love, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Eagles of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes for a mental health charity concert. The event will take place April 16th at Los Angeles’ Belasco Theatre. Related Dave Navarro Reflects on Chris Cornell’s ‘True Musicianship’ guitarist pays tribute to singer’s legacy The Above Ground event [...]

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See John Mayer Play Jazzy ‘I’m Gonna Find Another You’ With Wynton Marsalis

February 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

In June 2006, John Mayer showed off his jazzy side in a guest appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual fundraising gala. The singer-guitarist teamed with trumpeter and JALC artistic director Wynton Marsalis, and other members of the organization’s house band, for a heartfelt version of “I’m Gonna Find Another You,” a lovelorn, downtempo track [...]

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Producer Boi-1da on the Road to Drake’s Number One Smash ‘God’s Plan’

February 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Boi-1da has been a crucial part of Drake‘s braintrust ever since he helped craft the rapper’s first hit, 2009′s “Best I Ever Had.” In 2014, Boi-1da co-produced “0 to 100,” the first SoundCloud loosie to garner a Grammy nomination; in 2015, he oversaw Drake’s turn towards belligerent and brawling as executive producer on If You’re Reading [...]

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Nicole Atkins Announces Spring Tour, Drops ‘Brokedown Luck’ Video

February 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Guitar

Nicole Atkins will embark on a tour of the eastern United States this spring in support of her latest LP, Goodnight Rhonda Lee. Related How Nicole Atkins Quit Drinking and Discovered Her Inner Soul Singer Singer says ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’ with help from Chris Isaak and a hip-hop producer she met in rehab Following a pair [...]

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