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Thursday | The Stranger

In Culture News: Your One-Stop Shop for Last-Minute Bumbershoot Schedule Changes

Bumbershoot Announces a Few Music-Lineup Alterations : Here are some last-minute changes to the Bumbershoot musical lineup.


Related Topix: Big Star, Pop/Rock, The Afghan Whigs, Seattle, WA, Comedy, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Midnight Surfer

The singer-songwriter is talking about his latest album, Night Surfer , his 13th release.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Big Star, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Orlando Weekly

How important is college radio to today's underground bands?

Will streaming music be the death or salvation of radio? It depends on how you define modern radio.


Related Topix: Rollins College, Alternative-Rock, Orlando, FL, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Independent Weekly

Live: Big Star returns to life with a celebratory Cat's Cradle homecoming

Big Star's Third Live Cat's Cradle, Carrboro Friday, August 22 2014 The hypothetical passerby who happened to hear the chorus of voices issuing from Cat's Cradle on Friday, singing, "Jesus Christ was born today/Jesus Christ was born," might have envisioned a revival meeting of a sect that celebrates Christmas in August.


Related Topix: Big Star, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014


21 Photos That Prove The 1994 VMAs Were The Nineties-est Thing Ever

The 1994 VMAs were gloriously weird and embodied everything you could ever want from the '90s - from denim tuxedos to delightfully disheveled comedians to the existence of VJ Kennedy, oh, and SO MUCH NORMCORE .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Los Angeles Times

Big Star to be feted by members of REM, Posies, Aimee Mann, others

Members of R.E.M., Let's Active and the Posies during a recent celebration of Big Star.


Related Topix: Big Star, Pop/Rock, Alternative-Rock, Let's Active, The Beatles, Alex Chilton, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014


What Your Dreams Reveal About Your Identity

We know that the content of our dreams can help decode real-life emotions , but apparently the way we dream also says a lot about us.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The Take Me Out host will join Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly for Ant & Dec's Takeaway On Tour at the Phones 4u Arena on Friday and Saturday.


Related Topix: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Denver Post

Peter Buck trades R.E.M. for alt-rock supergroup the Baseball Project

Alt-rock supergroup the Baseball Project includes, from l-r, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon and Steve Wynn.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steve Wynn, Denver, CO, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment


Blonde Redhead - "The One I Love"

It's been 19 years since the sexy and mysterious New York-based indie rockers Blonde Redhead released their first album; we're lucky that they're still around and still operating at such a high level.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 12, 2014


On This Day in Music August 12th

August 12th is a HUGE day for music history. I have modern stories to talk about but the first one is August 12th, 1877.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Albany, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Album reviews: Sunny Sweeney and R.E.M.

Country firebrand Sunny Sweeney's third album "Provoked" is a solid collection of matter-of-fact tunes and sassy performances.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Nashville, NC, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Business Journal

Georgia Theatre sold to Agon Group, investors

The Georgia Theatre has witnessed many legends, including Athens' own R.E.M., pictured.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 01, 2014


What's going on Saturday? (Simian Mobile Disco, United Nations, The...

Cherry Glazerr, Sunflower Bean, GYMSHORTS, Roya @ Baby's All Right LA high school trio Cherry Glazerr released their debut album, Haxel Princess, this spring on notoriously party-friendly Burger Records.


Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, California


Sounds of R.E.M. at gig in Bromley Cross

THE music of R.E.M. left such an impression on one fan, he now tours the country playing the band's music live.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Bleachers Sit Comfortably Atop Alternative Songs

Jack Antonoff becomes the latest artist to top the chart with more than one group.


Related Topix: Bleachers, Pop/Rock, Weezer, Dance, Fun, New-Wave, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Grunge

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Thurs., July 31: the Honorable South

New Orleans soul rockers the Honorable South recently released their second studio album, "Faithful Brave & Honest," produced by guitarist Danny Kartel - who, a former producer for labels like No Limit and Rap-A-Lot records, scored the band a Soulja Slim vocal track for the recent cut "Love Me Or Leave Me Alone."


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Rap, Soulja Slim, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield


ON THIS DAY IN 2013: "Glee" actor Corey Monteith was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver.


Related Topix: El Segundo, CA, Pop/Rock, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Love and Rockets, Gothic