Jon Anderson celebrates his new album with a fan event Sunday, Aug. 2.
Put on your festival gear! Lollapalooza 2020 will be held virtually as “Lola2020,” a festival livestream, on YouTube, July 30-August 2. It will highlight a mix of iconic past performances from Paul McCartney, LCD Soundsystem Chance the Rapper, Metallica, OutKast and Arcade Fire, as well as many other acts. New performances for "Lolla2020" include a live virtual set from Alison Wonderland as well as performances by H.E.R., Kali Uchis, Louis the Child, Vic Mensa and Yungblud.
Lana Del Rey’s anticipated follow up to her acclaimed 2019 Album, “ Norman F***ing Rockwell” is, in fact, not an album. Well, it’s kind of an album, but not what you’d expect. An, EP then? No, it’s an audiobook! “Violet Bent Over Backwards in the Grass,” is a spoken word recording of 14 poems by Lana Del Rey accompanied by music from award winning songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff who produced Lana’s “ Norman...” album.
“Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass” has been released as an audiobook download
and is coming October 2 on CD, Vinyl and Picture Disc. Here’s the track listing:
MARC PERLMAN of The Jayhawks
MIKE BLOOMFIELD of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band/The Electric Flag
RICK WRIGHT of Pink Floyd
SIMON KIRKE of Bad Company/Free
In 1958, Billboard magazine warned that driving along listening to rock & roll music could “cost the motorist money.” Researchers from the Esso gas company said the rhythm of rock & roll could cause the driver to be foot heavy on the pedal, making them waste fuel.
In 1970, The Australian western film Ned Kelly opened, marking Mick Jagger’s acting debut.
For this Hear At Home episode, 88.5 FM's Nic Harcourt talks with Norah Jones from her home. Jones tells us how she handles her life staying at home. She explains the title of her new album, Pick Me Up Off The Floor and the process of creating it.
What do you do when you’re stuck? Phone a friend! Wait, that’s for “Millionaire,” not quarantine. Maybe phone a few friends? Hey, let’s get together and form a band!
Dave Mason did just that, but not just any band... how about Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood, John McFee, Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, his son, Pat Jr. and drummer Alvino Bennett? Wow, right ?! Can’t get together, everyone’s quarantining, but we can build it, we have the technology.... hey, it’s not the Six Million Dollar Man, it’s...
Dave Mason and the Quarantines! Next, they needed a song, something upbeat, something familiar, there’s comfort in that, maybe sing along too... so that you're… Feelin’ Alright!
CONWAY SAVAGE of Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
In 1940, Bugs Bunny made his official screen debut in A Wild Hare.
In 1976, After a long battle, John Lennon was finally issued his green card granting him permanent residency in the US.
For this Hear At Home episode, the Independent 88.5 FM’s program director, Mookie - or Marc, if you prefer - talks with Ernest Weatherly Greene Jr., commonly known as Washed Out. He shares his story behind the album art for his latest album, Purple Moon. Host Mookie and Greene talk about the challenges and benefits of working from home.