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RHCP, Andrew Bird, Yola, Dick Dale RIP, Anaconda   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


BLUE SWEDE: "Hooked on a Feeling," introduced by the late Don Kirshner. Ooga-Chucka.

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS played the Great Pyramids Of Giza in Egypt. Starts about 33 minutes in.

ANDREW BIRD performs at The Current Day Party in Austin, Texas, during SXSW.

YOLA also performs at The Current Day Party in Austin, Texas, during SXSW.

JENNY LEWIS shares "Wasted Youth."


BETTER OBLIVION COMMUNITY CENTER plays "Sleepwalkin' " on The Late Late Show.

DICK DALE, the pioneer guitarist of surf rock known for his 1962 hit "Misirlou," has died age 81. His fifth single, 1961’s "Let’s Go Trippin’", is considered the first surf rock instrumental and has been credited with launching the early 1960s craze.

THE CURE'S 10 BEST, according to NME.

FRED DURST haz a jazzshow? And Lady Gaga crashed it?

THE NUMBER ONES looks at Helen Reddy's pop-feminism anthem "I Am Woman."


WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Captain Marvel easily repeats atop the chart with 69.3MM on a 55 percent drop; that percentage isn't uncommon for standalone origin stories in the MCU, and it's from a bigger debut than some.It could wind up grossing closer to 400MM domestic and a Billion worlwide as moviegoers gear up for Avengers: Endgame.The debut of Wonder Park places wih 16MM, a bit better than projected but still dodgy against a reported 80MM budget, though Nick is planning to make it a TV series, which may boost the home market. Five Feet Apart shows with13.1MM, again a bit better than expected and just fine against a reported 7MM budget. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World slides 36 percent to the fourth slot with 9.3MM;I'd call that drop leggy, but Tim Burton's Dumbo is coming in a couple of weeks. Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral rounds out the Top Five with 8MM; it may wind up as the second-biggest grosser in the franchise.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 3 will be directed by James Gun after all. Disney cut the deal months ago, but kept it quiet.

LORI LAUGHLIN's daughter Olivia Jade skipped her first week of classes at USC and flew to Fiji while gloating about her island vacation.

PARIS JACKSON is resting at home following a hospitalization for an "accident."

FRIENDS: A reunion isn't happening, according to co-creator Marta Kauffman.

THE FLASH: Ezra Miller is taking a stab at c-writing the screenplay.

RICHARD ERDMAN, the mirthful character actor who stood out on the big screen in The Men, Cry Danger and Stalag 17 and then on the sitcom Community, has died. He was 93.


A 50-FT ANACONDA was registered in the Xingu River, Brazil.

FLORIDA MAN ARRESTED for tackling a brown pelican.

AN INSANELY MUSCULAR MONEY was spotted in Finland.


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Friday, March 15, 2019 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl



...with JOE STRUMMER and THE POGUES!  People will be getting their drink and dance on, so enjoy Joe, Shane and the band putting a Celtic spin on "London Calling" and "I Fought The Law" for St. Patrick's Day, 1988. Follow that up with the Dropkick Murphys' videos for "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" (which you may have heard in Martin Scorsese's The Departed) and "The Wild Rover."  Round it out with an Old Grey Whistle Test of my fave Pogues song, "Sally MacLennane," and a Shamrock Shake.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL advance streams "American Football (LP3)."

NILUFER YANYA advance streams Miss Universe.

THE BETHS play for Psste ay SXSW.

THE AUSTIN 100: ALUMNI EDITION is a playlist NPR assembled of artists returning to SXSW.

BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH: The friendly stranger in the black sedan.

JOHN LENNON's resurfaced letter details his (unjustified) anger with his record label and the music industry at large over the Two Virgins album.

STELLA DONNELLY breaks down her debut record at Paste.

THE BEST LPs of 2019 (so far), according to NME.

THE NUMBER ONES looks at the Temptations' ambitious, tragic masterpiece "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone."

NOW SHOWING: This weekend's wide releases are Wonder Park, which is currently scoring 23 percent on the ol' Tomatometer; Five Feet Apart, which is scoring 42 percent. and Captive State, which was not advance screened for critics. No competition for Captain Marvel at the top of the chart.

AVENGERS: ENDGAME has a full trailer online.

LORI LAUGHLIN has been dropped by the Hallmark Channel in the wake of  the college admissions bribery scandal. Her daughter, Olivia Jade, has been dropped for her relationship with Sephora.

USC says it will deny admission to all students connected to the cheating scheme. So Laughlin''s daughters have peremptorily quit the school.

ROSARIO DAWSON confirms she's dating Sen. Cory Booker and says they're in love.

ROSIE O'DONNELL says she was sexually abused by her father.

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE: Is it Kubrick's worst movie? (spoiler: no.)

SPIELBERG vs NETFLIX: He has a point, even if he doesn't have much industry support.

PIGCASSO: The painting pig who lives at a farm sanctuary in South Africa.

DOG & COW: A love story in two parts: Part 1 and Part 2.

A GIANT WOLFDOG goes viral after being dumped at a kill shelter, rescued by a sanctuary.

A FOX IN A HENHOUSE does not turn out as you'd think.

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Beirut, SXSW, Frankie Cosmos, Arcade Fire, Kratu   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


THE ONLY ONES: "Another Girl, Another Planet," live in '79.

BEIRUT visits WFUV Live.

ALL SONGS CONSIDERED shares its "Wow" moments from SXSW.

SXSW: Nashville's WMOT Roots Radio is streaming live showcases, which can be watched on demand thru at least the next showcase.

JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN shares "What a World."

FRANKIE COSMOS shares "Dancing" and "Tunnel."


ARCADE FIRE shares a full video of "Baby Mine" from Dumbo.

THE SEX PISTOLS' Glen Matlock talks to Paste about that band, his new project, futbol, and Bowie.

THE KINKS: Dave Davies announced a solo tour, so that rumored reunion remins rumored.

ANDREW RIDGELEY is to publish a memoir about his experiences as half of 80s pop titans Wham! alongside the late George Michael.

THE NUMBER ONES looks at Johnny Nash's reggae-influenced optimism hymn "I Can See Clearly Now"


FELICITY HUFFMAN is out on 250K bail in the college bribery scandal and has surrendered her passport.

LORI LAUGHLIN's bail in the college bribery scandal was set at one million dollars. As Loughlin traveled to surrender to the feds, her daughter was on the yacht of the chairman of USC's Board of Trustees.

THE SIMPSONS showrunner Al Jean says Michael Jackson used the episode he voiced to groom boys.

BRYAN SINGER reportedly has been dropped from the Red Sonja movie after he was accused in an Atlantic magazine article of sexually assaulting underaged boys.

SHAZAM! goofs a bit on the rest of the DC Universe in the latest international trailer.

FRASIER: Is the remaining cast gearing up for a reunion series?

JEFF GOLDBLUM could be playing Glastonbury 2019?

JAY LENO laments the state of late night TV.

THE 25 MOST POWERFUL STYLISTS IN HOLLYWOOD is one of those headlines that should make no sense, but here we are.


KRATU returns to Crufts, baby!

A GOAT is sworn in as Mayor in a Vermont town. He immediately defecates, as one does.

WOMAN ARRESTED With a Suitcase Full of Cats.

AN INJURED BALD EAGLE stalled subway traffic in DC. (Metaphor alert)

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Another busy day, but ramping up with more Things.   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


IGGY POP, with an especially destructive "Lust For Life" circa 1977.

CHERRY GLAZERR visits The Current.

ONEIDA, Live at The Glove, february 2019.



KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD shares a video for "Fishing For Fishies."

BRIAN WILSON, RINGO STARR, and RONNIE SPECTOR paid tribute to the late Hal Blaine. (See yesterday's post if you missed it.)

WILCO: Noisey reconsiders Summerteeth on its 20th anniversary.

CURTIS MAYFIELD: The two singles from his debut solo album—“Move on Up” and “If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All Going to Go”—are opposites in tone and message. But they capture the artist’s essence, 20 years after Mayfield’s death.

THE NUMBER ONES looks at the only No. 1 hit of Chuck Berry's entire career, "My Ding-A-Ling."


FELICITY HUFFMAN and LORI LOUGHLIN are among 50 people charged in a 25MM million college entrance exam cheating scheme, according to court documents unsealed in Boston on Tuesday. William H. Macy avoided being charged.

ALADDIN has a trailer online.

JOHNNY DEPP accused AMBER HEARD of punching him twice in the face back in 2016 and now The Blast has obtained the photo of his injuries, which is being used as part of his new lawsuit against his ex-wife.

JUSSIE SMOLLETT's Job Offers Have Dried Up After Alleged Hoax.

CONOR McGREGOR is out on bail after an arrest for robbery and smashing a fan's phone.

GAME OF THRONES: The runtimes of the final episodes are out.

AMY ADAMS and her manager Stacy O'Neil are launching a new production company that has secured a first-look deal at HBO.

MIKE JUDGE: The Silicon Valley co-creator has inked a new, rich two-year overall deal extension with HBO.


JOSE GUZMAN rushed past firefighters and into his burning home to rescue his dog.

HOW DID A RAT End Up Inside A MetroCard Machine?

THE MANDARIN DUCK and the WOOD DUCK faced off in Central Park.

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Surprisingly busy work day, but Hal Blaine RIP.   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


HAL BLAINE. the drummer who propelled dozens of major hit records during the ‘60s and ‘70s as a member of the “Wrecking Crew,” Hollywood’s elite, ubiquitous cadre of first-call studio musicians, died Monday, according to a statement from family members on his official Facebook page. He was 90. That Variety obit  hits some of the highlights of his catalogue -- Elvis, Sinatra, The Crystals, the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, Streisand, the Mamas & Papas -- but this Wikipedia list goes deeper while still not being complete. This 2011 WSJ profile of the master is pretty nifty. Some of the stories there are repeated in this Fresh Air interview, but with more on the invention of rock drumming. MusicRadar has what Blaine considered to be his 11 greatest recordings. And he's all over The Wrecking Crew documentary, as is evident from the trailer.


More tomorrow, though I'll still be mourning. (Don't worry; it was a slow "news" day as well.)

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