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David Bowie, Calexico, Ty Segall, Dream Wife, Yo La Tengo, Kangaroo   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl



...with DAVID BOWIE! It's his 50th birthday concert, from Sept.1, 1997.  Career-spanning and loaded with guests, including Frank Black, Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Gail Ann Dorsey, Billy Corgan, and Lou Reed.

CALEXICO advance streams The Thread That Keeps Us.

TY SEGALL advance streams Freedom's Goblin.

DREAM WIFE advance streams a self-titled debut.

STEEP CANYON RANGERS advance stream Out In The Open.

YO LA TENGO shares four songs from the cheekily-titled There’s A Riot Going On. (Stereogum also has an interview with bassist James McNew and singer-guitarist Ira Kaplan).

PARLIAMENT shares their new single in nearly four decades, "I'm Gon Make U Sick O'Me." (NSFW)

THE SEA & CAKE share "Any Day."

TROGGS: "With a Girl Like You," live.

R.E.M.frontman Michael Stipe reveals how glam rock, grunge and INXS inspired the band - and how internal divisions tore them apart.

CANDLEBOX: The original lineup is reuniting for a 25-anniverary show in Seattle.

LIAM GALLAGHER admitted in an interview that he still takes drugs. Which may make it a bit tricky to warn his kids off them, he says.

TOO MUCH MUSIC? A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening.

NOW SHOWING: This weekend's wide releases include 12 Strong, which is currently scoring 53 percent on the ol' Tomatometer; Den of Thieves, currently scoring 35 percent; and Forever My Girl, scoring 14 percent. Oscars bait expanding near-wide includes Call Me By Your Name, scoring 96 percent; I, Tonya, scoring 89 percent; and Phantom Thread, scoring 92 percent.

TOMB RAIDER has a new trailer online.

CHRIS HEMSWORTH seems interested in more Thor, though his contract is up.

COLIN FIRTH won't work with Woody Allen again.

THE BATMAN: Rumors about the fate of Batfleck continue to swirl.

BRIGITTE BARDOT says the MeToo movement is "hypocritical" and "uninteresting."

CAREY MULLIGAN has said there are no well written roles for women in films.

USA GYMNASTICS has terminated its agreement with the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, Texas where a number of top gymnasts have said they were victims of sexual abuse by former team physician Larry Nassar, who complains about having to hear from his victims.

PARTY OF FIVE is getting a Latin-flavored revboot at Freeform.

TOM HARDY was once an aspiring rapper.


MOST DOG OWNERS prefer their best friend to other humans.

TOILET PYTHON, but in France for a change, as opposed to Australia.


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Lemon Twigs, Brandi Carlile, Bristletongue, Decemberists, Puppers   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl



SYLVAN ESSO shares a video for "PARAD(w/m)E."

THE LEMON TWIGS play a Tiny Desk Concert.

BRANDI CARLILE stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.

BRISTLETONGUE streams their debut EP Femme Florale.

THE DECEMBERISTS go synthpop on "Severed."

GRANT LEE PHILLIPS shares three new songs.

MARGO PRICE covers Bob Dylan's "Most Likely You Go Your Way."

EELS share a new single, "The Deconstruction."

MOUNT EERIE shares the 10-minute opus, "Distortion."

DAVID BYRNE joins CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! on Bowie's "Heroes" and Madonna's "Borderline."


RICHARD THOMPSON: The culmination of 1000 Years Of Popular Music.

SPINAL TAP's Derek Smalls is releasing a star-studded solo LP.

MICHAEL DAVENPORT, a former member of The Ataris, allegedly defrauded some 100000 people of 27 million dollars over a period of seven years.

NO AGE talks to SPIN about putting the band back together.

THE NUMBER ONES tackles "Volare."


ELLEN POMPEO recalls in her own words the personal struggles and advice from Shonda Rhimes that led to a milestone: highest-paid actress on a primetime drama.

JAMES FRANCO has been reaching out to former girlfriends for the past month asking about his behavior.

SELENA GOMEZ “made a significant donation anonymously” to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund that “far exceeded her salary” for the upcoming Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New York.

DYLAN FARROW has given her first TV interview about her allegations against Woody Allen.

ANN CURRY is speaking out about the firing of her former co-host Matt Lauer and the pervasive "verbal sexual" harassment during her time at NBC.

McKAYLA MARONEY has been released from her NDA, allowing her to speak at the sentencing of former team doctor Larry Nassar.

HOLLYWOOD'S ROTTEN APPLES: Being an ethical consumer of media is always going to be complicated.

MICHELLE WILLIAMS has been quietly dating New York financier Andrew Youmans.

JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT writes about Luke Skywalker.

JJ ADAMS is shopping a new TV space drama.

GARY OLDMAN, in full Churchill makeup, dancing like James Brown.


A BOX OF PUPPIES, discovered in a park.

A RESCUED BABY HEDGEHOG receives hydrotherapy from the Scottish SPCA.

MARMOTS live longer when anti-social.

CARIBOU are exploding in Alaska and scientists struggle to find answers.

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Filthy Friends, Typhoon, Memphis Soul, Wallaby   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl



BECK shares a video for "Fix Me" with a baby and doggos.

FILTHY FRIENDS played a six-song set at OPB.

TYPHOON also  played a six-song set at OPB.

MEMPHIS SOUL SINGERS gather for a Tiny Desk Concert.

DR. DOG shares "Listening In."

PORCHES covers The Beatles' "If I Fell" on solo piano.


ALBERT LEE covers Jimmy Webb's "If You See Me Getting Smaller," one of my favorite Webb tunes, though (afaik) never a hit for anyone.

DOLORES O'RIORDAN: The death of the Cranberries singer is not being treated as suspicious, Scotland Yard has said.

DAMON KRUKOWSKI (Galaxie 500/ Damon & Naomi) talks to Aquarium Drunkard about streaming, corporate contro, and the relationship between signal and noise.

THE NUMBER ONES: Stereogum starts reviewing every #1 single in Billboard Hot 100 history.

BRIAN WILSON returned to high school, got his "F" in music changed to an "A."


KIM KARDASHIAN & KANYE WEST welcomed their third child via surrogate.

SEAL denies accusations of forcibly kissing and groping a woman in his home.

ALEC BALDWIN calles the "renunciation" of Woody Allen "unfair and sad."

MATT. DAMON. says he wishes he’d "listened a lot more" before "weighing in" on sexual misconduct allegations.

SELMA BLAIR says James Toback threatened to "gouge my eyes out with a big pen" if she spoke up about being sexually assaulted.

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY sat down with Variety to talk about Hollywood’s sexual harassment crisis, the downside of celebrity and why it was “traumatic” becoming a star in Pirates of the Caribbean at age 18.

"MAKES ME SICK": A woman who says disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar molested her as a child testified Friday that he turned games of hide-and-seek in the basement of his home into abuse sessions.

JANUARY JONES is dating The Bachelor star Nick Viall.

YOUNG HAN SOLO has an official synopsis.


WALLABY ON THE LOOSE: Police find a wallaby hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.  There's video.

A PUPPY is hired to sniff out pests at a Boston arf — er, art museum.

A HEROIC DOG is honored 75 years after saving the lives of U.S. soldiers.

PSYCHEDELIC DINOSAUR, beautiful plumage.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


DOLORES O'RIORDAN, the lead singer of the Irish rock band the Cranberries, died on Monday in London. She was 46.  There is as yet no announced cause of death.  She co-wrote the bands breakthrough hit "Linger," and was sole writer of "Zombie."  There's a video obit at The Guardian, while NME compiles 11 of the band's best.

LUNA stopped by WFUV's Studio A for a chat and mini-set.

THE WASHINGTON SQUARES jumped out of the "Where Are They Now?" file and onto WFUV Live.

LIZZ WRIGHT stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.


GUIDED BY VOICES: Technically, the clip for "Auditorium" and "Motor Away" is Twofer Tuesday, but since it runs just about 3 minutes, I'll toss in "My Valuable Hunting Knife" as a bonus.

PULP gets 102 minutes of discussion on Political Beats, with guest columnist Karol Markowicz.

SCOTT WALKER talks to The Guardian about big-budget burnout, his debt to Britain, and why he’s a huge fan of FKA twigs.

BELLE & SEBASTIAN's Stuart Murdoch talks to The Creative Independent about the power of empathy, and much more.

CASSETES: Don't call it a comeback.


AZIZ ANSARI responds to allegations of sexual misconduct on a date. The Atlantic wonders whether it's a humilation more than an expose.

CATHERINE DENEVUE sort of apologized after signing a letter criticizing the MeToo movement.

ELIZA DUSHKU's guardian circa True Lies backs the claim that the actress was molested by a stunt coordinator.

JULIA LUIS-DREFUS shared a video from her sons to celebrate the end of her chemo treatment.

DAKOTA JOHNSON & CHRIS MARTIN are taking it public.

AARON RODGERS & DANICA PATRICK are taking it public. The Chicago Tribune tweet is hilarious.

PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE are getting a Lifetime movie because obviously.

THE WALKING DEAD is getting a new showrunner.

VENOM: A first-look photo reveals plot details.

GAMBIT loses its third director, Gore Verbinski.


A DOG helps with snow shoveling.

PET TRANSLATOR: Life imitates Up.

POLICE DOG nabs steak thief.  I imagine Fark exploded.

THE SQUIRREL THREAT: A Merced County mayor has been stripped of his gun and cited for illegally firing it at militant rodents attacking an airport.

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MLK Jr Day, Spoon, Blitzen trapper, Andrew WK, Giant Squid   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl


U2: "Pride" and "MLK." Crushingly obvious. Have a dream.

SPOON's Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel played the Turf Club in St. Paul.


ANDREW WK plays a solo piano Stereogum Session

DION: A vintage performance of "Abraham, Martin & John."

THE GRUNGE GOLD RUSH: How Nirvana led to Hootie and the Blowfish.

JOHNNY CASH: At Folsom Prison turns 50.

THE POGUES: Shane MacGowan's songs will outlast us all.

"FAST" EDDIE CLARKE, the guitarist for the original three-piece formation of Motörhead, died after a bout with pneumonia. He was 67.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle repeats atop the chart with 27MM on a leggy 27 percent drop; it's a massive worldwide smash with 666MM to date against a 90MM budget.  The Post places with 18.6MM on its wide expansion, with big stars, a big director, and little competition for serious drama.  The Commuter shows with13.5MM, better than Liam Neeson's last action outing but not a huge hit; will we see him next on a boat or a blimp?   Insidious: The Last Key drops a hard 59 percent to the fourth slot with 12.1MM, as horror movies tend to do after making a lot of money.  The Greatest Showman rounds out the Top Five with 11.8MM on a leggy 14 percent drop.  Below the fold, it The Last Jedi in sixth place, which is terrible to those who think 600MM domestic by the time it leaves the big screen is a bad thing.  Despite boffo reviews, Paddington 2 suffers in seventh, a Jumanji casualty.

ELIZA DUSHKU has accused Blade Runner 2049 and The Conjuring 2 stunt coordinator Joel Kramer of assaulting her on the set of the 1994 film classic True Lies, when Dushku was 12 years old.

MARK WAHLBERG will donate the 1.5MM he earned for reshoots for All the Money in the World to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up. (BTW, Wahlberg's contract didn't require reshoots.)

REBECCA HALL will donate her salary from Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York to Time's Up.

DAN HARMON: The Community showrunner admits sexually harassing a writer, during a seven-minute monologue.

LIAM NEESON has described the recent surge of sexual misconduct allegations in the entertainment industry as “a bit of a witch-hunt”.

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has said yes to starring in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie,but will not be playing Charles Manson.

DEADPOOL 2 moves up its release date, while The New Mutants gets pushed way back.

STAR WARS: I told you last week that it's never been big in China.

THE CONTINENTAL: John Wick's favorite hotel may be headed to Starz.

YOU'RE A GIANT SQUID: Can you fight and defeat a boat?

A STRAY PUP loved being picked up by the cops.

AN AUSSIE experienced the fright of his life recently after a venomous snake scaled his car window as he drove home from the mechanic.

A TOURIST was blocked from using a public toilet by a hilarious sexy kangaroo striking a seductive “come hither” pose.

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