Monthly Archives November 2013

Sleater-Kinney Reunite at Pearl Jam Show

November 30, 2013 Music

Pearl Jam wrapped up their concert at Portland's Moda Center last night by making a little local history For the final number the band brought out Carrie Brownstein Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss to join in on a cover of Neil Young's "Rockin' In the Free World" The onstage reunion...

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Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ Manuscript Up for Auction

November 30, 2013 Music

Bruce Springsteen fans with plenty of spare cash will have an opportunity to own a unique piece of history next week On December 5th Sotheby's will be auctioning an early working draft of the lyrics to Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" According to the notes from the auction house the...

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Pixies Part Ways With Kim Shattuck

November 30, 2013 Music

Only a few months after joining the Pixies bassist Kim Shattuck is already out of the band The Muffs frontwoman shared the news last night with a message on Twitter and Facebook "Super disappointed to learn that my time with the Pixies ended today" she wrote "Amazing experience Looking forward to...

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Stereosonic Festival Streams for World AIDS Day

November 29, 2013 Music

Dance music is more popular than ever so for the second year in a row (RED) the organization co-founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to combat AIDS in Africa has partnered with the Stereosonic Festival in Sydney Australia to bring awareness to the struggle in time for World AIDS Day which...

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What Is the Greatest Song by The Band?

November 29, 2013 Music

The original incarnation of the Band lasted only eight years but during that time they released seven albums toured relentlessly and wrote a stunning amount of incredible songs Most bands that lasted five times that long can only dream of a legacy like the Band's See Where the Band Falls on...

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Throwing Muses’ Kristin Hersh on Performing: ‘I Call It Disappearing’

November 29, 2013 Music

The title of the first Throwing Muses record in a decade is Purgatory/Paradise but frontwoman Kristin Hersh has another name for it "Our pet name is Precious/Pretentious" she says with a laugh Speaking from Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island where she was raised she says that while the title does...

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The Killers: ‘We did a Christmas single so we didn’t have to get naked’ (Q330 preview)

November 29, 2013 Music

Get our new issue, out now, as Brand Flowers and co answer your questions

    

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Flashback: Billy Joel Rings In the New Millenium

November 28, 2013 Music

As the clock headed towards midnight on December 31st 1999 people all over the country were terrified that the Y2K computer bug was going to bring about the apocalypse Billy Joel had no such fears He was in the middle of an incredible 36-song marathon concert at Madison Square Garden...

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How a Craigslist Ad Led to Capital Cities’ Top 10 Smash

November 28, 2013 Music

A few years ago Sebu Simonian placed an ad on Craigslist looking for production work LA songwriter Ryan Merchant replied right away "I remember checking out Sebu's work and feeling like he was a kindred spirit" says Merchant In fact he was the only person who answered the ad Says...

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Danger Mouse’s Cool Midlife Crisis: Inside Broken Bells’ ‘Disco’

November 28, 2013 Music

Danger Mouse has become one of rock's biggest producers in the past five years working with A-list bands like the Black Keys and U2 – but he admits his personal life hasn't been quite as successful "I don't have a relationship so I'm kind of all over the place" says...

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