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Joy Division Debut EP Reissued for Record Store Day

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:40
Joy Division's 1978 debut EP An Ideal for Living will be reissued with new artwork for this year's Record Store Day according to a post on the group's Facebook The new version was remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London by the band's longtime engineer Frank Arkwright Its re-imagined artwork pays tribute to...

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Justin Timberlake Seeks out Lovebirds in 'Not a Bad Thing' Video

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:10
Today in Things That Will Make You Feel All Warm and Fuzzy Inside Justin Timberlake premiered his new video for "Not a Bad Thing" on Ellen which doubles as a documentary about the search for a couple who got engaged on the Long Island Railroad to the tune of the...

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Carrie Brownstein's Life After Punk

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:10
"I'm just going to try a bunch of shit on" Carrie Brownstein says On an icy February afternoon in Manhattan the co-star of IFC's sketch-comedy series Portlandia has just ducked into a brightly lit Opening Ceremony boutique in search of an outfit for a New York Fashion Week event that...

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Rush Plotting 41st Anniversary Tour for 2015

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:50
Rush wrapped up their worldwide Clockwork Angels tour just seven months ago but they're already planning a lengthy "41st anniversary" tour for 2015 according to guitarist Alex Lifeson "The three of us just had a meeting" Lifeson tells Rolling Stone "We said 'Let's not talk about anything band-wise for the next year Let's separate...

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Freedom by PowerPoint: A Guantanamo 'Forever Prisoner' Seeks Transfer

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:02
A Guantanamo detainee who was captured in 2001 and has never been charged with a crime asked a federal review board on Thursday to let him go home The detainee Ali Ahmad Mohamed al-Razihi said through military-appointed personal representatives that he wished to return to his hometown in Yemen for...

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Flappy Bird Creator Says New Version of Game Coming Soon

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 13:45
One month after pulling his hit game Flappy Bird from app stores everywhere and going off the grid creator Dong Nguyen returned to Twitter to tell fans that he was working on a new version "It will not be the original game but a better one" he tweeted "I keep my word" Nguyen...

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Freddie Gibbs and Madlib on Cracking the Music Industry's 'Pinata'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:44
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's critically acclaimed Piñata is the culmination of nearly three years of recording sessions Its frisson of delightfully obscure soul and rock samples and hardcore street raps is the result of the two men's starkly different backgrounds Madlib is a reclusive wildly innovative producer responsible for indie-rap...

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New Roy Orbison Song Recorded With Sons to Appear on Reissue

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:30
Roy Orbison's Mystery Girl was first released in February of 1989 two months after the artists's death but will soon be reissued with unreleased demos and new song "The Way Is Love" Produced by John Carter Cash the new song was built around vocals from an Orbison work tape and completed by his...

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John Lennon's Pee-Themed Letter to Phil Spector Up for Auction

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:55
A letter that John Lennon wrote to producer Phil Spector blaming Who drummer Keith Moon and singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson for urinating on a recording console in the Seventies is going up for auction via auctioneer Cooper Owen Dubbed by Lennon "A Matter of Pee" the missive minces no words and...

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Flashback: Warren Zevon Says Goodbye on 'Letterman'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:25
Not long after finding out he had an inoperable form of lung cancer Warren Zevon was booked on the Late Show With David Letterman as the only guest for the full hour Letterman was a huge Zevon fan and he'd featured the singer on his show dozens of times often...

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Hear a Lost Live Version of Merle Haggard's 'I Take a Lot of Pride'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:10
Upon its 1969 release Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard's first live album was an instant success The LP became his fifth chart-topper and led to Academy of Country Music awards for Album of the Year Top Male Vocalist and Top Vocal Duo (for his collaborations with wife Bonnie Owens) "My...

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New 'Mad Men' Teaser Shows More Characters, Offers Less Information

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:30
If you thought Don Draper getting off an airplane in slow motion made for an exhilarating teaser trailer for Mad Men's final season this new clip ups the ante by including more characters while still saying absolutely nothing about what's to come Even the tagline – "It's all up in...

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Watch Questlove Kill It as 'Law & Order: SVU' Murder Victim

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:15
Some people dream of Grammys of touring the world of playing music for millions on the Tonight Show – but when you're Questlove and those wishes are reality it's time to start crossing off the more peculiar items on your bucket list Wednesday night the Roots drummer fulfilled one such fantasy...

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Tyler, the Creator's Lawyer Calls 'Riot' Tag 'Inaccurate Description'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:45
UPDATE Tyler the Creator's manager has weighed in on the incident Read Christian Clancy's full statement below One week after his arrest for allegedly inciting a riot during his South by Southwest performance Tyler the Creator has released a statement through his attorney calling the word "riot" an "unfortunate and inaccurate...

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The Girlfriend Experience: Inside HBO's New Comedy 'Doll & Em'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:40
Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells exchange a quick look with each other before both yelling out in perfect unison "No!" and then start laughing hysterically The two British actresses know they've probably answered a little too quickly but given the nature of the project under discussion — the very reason...

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Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home Could Become a Museum

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:40
Smells like team spirit A Nirvana fan from Portland Oregon is looking to purchase Kurt Cobain's childhood home through crowdfunding and turn it into a museum The grunge icon's mother listed the 15-story Aberdeen Washington house last fall according to Spin for $500000 – despite a valuation of less than $67000 –...

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'The Americans' Recap: Don't Start Believin'

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:15
Sure Stan is still a morally ambiguous murderer and Elizabeth and Philip are just trying to keep their kids safe while fulfilling their duties to their country But this week the murky good vs evil nature of The Americans was clarified a bit as "A Little Night Music" offered a...

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