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Archive: Friday July 24, 2020

Will Butler from Arcade Fire Announces New Album

Published 14 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Multi-instrumentalist and core member of Arcade Fire Will Butler, announces his second solo album, Generations, due out September 25 via Merge.

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Perry Farrell Announces New Career Spanning Box Set.

Published 14 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Former front-man for Jane’s Addiction Perry Farrell announces his new box set called Perry Farrell - The Glitz; The Glamour, out November 6 via Last Man Music.

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The Replacements Reissue ‘Pleased To Meet Me’

Published 14 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Pleased To Meet Me, the fifth full-length album from The Replacements, is getting a reissue as a special deluxe 3xCD/1xLP box set, coming out October 9 via Rhino Records.

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Angel Olsen and Hand Habits Cover Tom Petty’s “Walls”

Published 14 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

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Cults Announce Fifth Album, ‘Host.’

Published 14 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

A personal favorite, New York-based, Indie band, Cults announce their fifth upcoming album, Host, out September 18 via Sinderlyn.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 24

Published 15 days ago by Jim Nelson

THIS HAPPENED

 

In 1960, “Walk Don’t Run,” by The Ventures, made it all the way to #2 on the singles charts. The record marked the initial pairing of rock with surf music.

In 1967, the second album by Jefferson Airplane, Surrealistic Pillow, was certified Gold, largely on the strength of “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit.”

In 1969, On the day that The Beatles recorded “Sun King” and “Mean Mr. Mustard” for their forthcoming Abbey Road album, Paul McCartney recorded a demo of a song called “Come And Get It,” which he gave to The Iveys (soon to become known as Badfinger).

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