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Watch Jack White And Nas Cover A 1920s Blues Song

With less than a week until the release of Jack Whites ambitious documentary American Epic, the artist has shared an extremely remarkable video from its recording sessions.The promotional clip shows Jack White collaborating with rapper Nas to cover On The Road Again, a song initially recorded by the Memphis Jug Band in the 1920s....

Watch David Byrne And Angélique Kidjo Perform "Once In A Lifetime"

Photo: @bighasslekenBeninese singer Anglique Kidjo performed Talking Heads 1980 record Remain In Light in full at New York Citys Carnegie Hall last night, and was joined by a special guest.David Byrne joined the singer on stage to contribute vocals to Once In A Lifetime, and video has surfaced of the performance.After a false...

The Decemberists And Olivia Chaney Team Up For Side-Project Offa Rex, Perform First Single

The Decemberists have been busy. Outside of having a spring tour in the books and the promise to perform new songs throughout it, the band has recently recorded an entirely new project.Offa Rex consists of the Decemberists with English singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney, and their debut album, The Queen Of Hearts, will be released on...

Summer Camp Music Festival Releases 2017 Schedule

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially released the 2017 schedule for their annual festival. Take a look, and start planning your weekend now.The Thursday night pre-party features Twiddle, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Spafford, Crosseyed & Phishless, TAUKing McGee (members of TAUK & Umphrey's McGee), Dumpstaphunk and more. ...

Roger Waters OKs Plans To Fly Pigs In Front Of Trump Tower This Summer

When an architect first proposed to fly Pink Floyds famous Battersea flying pigs in front of Trump Tower in November as a blunt political statement, there were a number of hurdles to jump.Namely, Roger Waters himself would need to sign off on the project, for reasons of reappropriation, as he owns the creative rights...

On TV | Strand Of Oaks KEXP Session

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at Tomorrows Verse Headquarters. Who: Strand Of OaksWhat: An emotional and psychedelic recording session with KEXP running through a dramatic 40 minute performance from the band and including an interview. You Need To Know: After the excellent new record Hard Love, Strand...

Eight Ways To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary of Cornell '77

On May 8, 1977, Grateful Dead performed at Cornell Universitys Barton Hall in Ithaca, New York, and the show quickly became a legendary moment in the bands history.For various reasons it's considered by many to be amongst the bands best shows of all time, yet there are almost as many opinions on the performance --...

LCD Soundsystem Performs On Saturday Night Live

Following the release of two excellent songs earlier this week, LCD Soundsystem made their debut on Saturday Night Live.The episode, hosted by Chris Pine, offers the first opportunity for most fans to see two songs performed from their long-awaited comeback record and follow-up to 2010s This Is Happening.Watch James Murphy and his band...

The Obama Presidential Library Could Include Recording Studio

This week, former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama revealed their ambitious plans for the upcoming Obama Presidential Center, to be built by 2021 in Jackson Park, on Chicagos South Side.If plans are successful, the three-building complex will feature more than just a library, as it turns out.In addition to a...

Analyzing Radiohead’s Upcoming OKNOTOK Boxset

Radiohead recently announced a reissue of their seminal 1997 record OK Computer, which will include the original album along with three unreleased tracks and eight B-sides from the record, almost all of which were featured on the Airbag / How Am I Driving? EP already.Though the boxset will come with additional, never-before-seen memorabilia like a copy...