Record Store Day 2014 Shopping Guide: 30 Essential Releases | SPIN | Music News -
another one of these, though no one will top J. Edward Keyes’ Jay Z-Linkin Park blurb
This story has been updated to change the genre of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. They are not indie. Bands that perform at the Super Bowl and have large record deals cannot hold that title. We regret the error. — CIA Used Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs to Torture Terrorism Detainee - NationalJournal.com
Norlander also mentions that John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats having paid taxes in Ames is the town’s saving grace. Jeez, “All Hail, West Texas” being recorded there doesn’t rank above tax payment? — CBS Sports describes Ames music scene as ‘barren’ « Juice
The album’s opener was written at Loveless’ husband’s grandma’s house in the middle of the night while thinking about Robyn. She envisioned the track as a production heavy pop song, but soon realized she couldn’t make it work. “I was just like, ‘Well, I can’t really do this because I don’t know anything about programming beats,’” —
Interview: Lydia Loveless Strikes Fear in the Hearts of Her Exes on ‘Somewhere Else’ « Radio.com News
Monsters of Health: Pearl Jam, Jim James Help Clear Up Obamacare Confusion | SPIN | Newswire
(via Pete Seeger, Folk Lion and Social Activist, Dead at 94 | SPIN | Newswire)
There was no pre-writing involved in this one, just seeing the news, drinking the coffee, and typing, but I’m pretty happy with how it came out. Includes quotes from Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton, John Fahey, Tom Morello, and Studs Terkel.
June 5, 2010 - Macklemore at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, IA -
DJ Richie Daggers
(via Danny Brown, Purity Ring’s Megan James Drop Well-Earned ‘25 Bucks’ on ‘Kimmel’)
In case you missed this yesterday/two nights ago. Still makes me smile.