Bartees Strange Is Already Festival-Ready

Live Forever is the kind of album that’s built for loud, impassioned shoutalongs at shows, so it’s a shame that Bartees Strange’s debut album came out in the middle of a pandemic when all we could do was shout along to it alone. But Bartees Cox has finally been able to take his project on the road over the last few months. This year alone has seen him playing festival stages at Governors Ball and Pitchfork and opening for the likes of Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. Throughout his set at Atlanta...
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Watch Chris Martin Cover The Spice Girls With Mel C

Coldplay have been out there playing shows over the last few weeks, before and after releasing their latest album Music Of The Spheres. On Friday night, they were in Seattle covering Pearl Jam. And last night, they made their way down to Los Angeles to perform at the Hollywood Bowl for the 8th annual We Can Survive show, which also featured Black Eyed Peas and Shawn Mendes. Chris Martin played a couple songs in the middle of their set solo and on acoustic guitar, and he brought out Mel C to cove...
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Ed Sheeran self-isolates after testing positive for Covid-19

Singer, whose new album = is out on Friday, says he is cancelling in-person commitmentsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEd Sheeran has announced on his Instagram page that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self-isolating.In the post he said: “It means that I’m now unable to plough ahead with any in-person commitments for now, so I’ll be doing as many of my planned interviews/performances I can from my house.” Continue reading...
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The Evil One by Roky Erickson is my favorite album to listen to in October

The Evil One is the legendary Roky Erickson's solo debut album from 1981. Erickson made the album over a two year period after he left the psychedelic rock band, the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, due to his mental health struggles. The album features amazing songs about spooky creatures such as a two headed dog, zombies, vampires, and demons. — Read the rest
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You Thought COVID Was Bad For Music Festivals

But the long-term impact of climate change – and festivals’ impact on the climate – is yet to come. For large festivals, “They’re basically creating a city. . . . They have to find resources, pack in all the water, equipment . . . and then in a few days, it’s gone.” – Washington Post
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Watch Brandi Carlile Perform “Broken Horses” & “Right On Time” On SNL

Brandi Carlile was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, opposite Ted Lasso star and SNL alum Jason Sudeikis, who served as the host. It was Carlile’s first-ever appearance on the show. She performed two tracks, “Broken Horses” and “Right On Time,” both from her recently-released album In These Silent Days, which we had her break down track by track. Watch below.
Tags: Music, News, Saturday Night Live, Jason Sudeikis, Carlile, Brandi Carlile, Ted Lasso

Björk’s New Pandemic Album Will Be Ideal For Clubbing In The Living Room

Björk has started to talk about her next album, which will be her first since 2017’s Utopia. In a new interview (as pointed out by a Björk fanpage) that will air prior to some livestreamed performances with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, she said that the new album will be ideal for clubbing in the living room, a restriction brought about because of the pandemic. She said it’s “for people who are making clubs at home in their living room, restricted to their ‘Christmas bubble.'” She compared th...
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Jay And The Americans Singer Jay Black Dead At 82

Jay And The Americans lead singer Jay Black has died at the age of 82. As Rolling Stone reports, his family said that he passed away from complications with pneumonia.
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