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10 hrs ago | 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


On This Day in Music July 30

July is almost finished but we're going to work hard to make sure you get all the music tidbits you need for the 30th! No slacking! Let's see what went down On This Day in Music! First we're going to a massive show on July 30th, 2003.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, The Flaming Lips

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Two Remastered Big Star Records Will Be Back in Print This Fall

Big Star 's influential first two albums, 1972's #1 Record and 1974's Radio City , which have been bundled together as a #1 Record/Radio City two-for-one album for years, will once again be available to purchase as separate albums on September 2nd.


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

Sun Jul 27, 2014


NEWCheryl has done it again

With single sales of 118,000, the new Mrs Fernandez-Versini has officially topped the UK Official Singles Chart with Crazy Stupid Love and, earned herself a chart record.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Cheryl Fernandez-Versini becomes 3rd British female in history to score four solo #1s

Congratulations to Cheryl Cole who earns her fourth solo Official Singles Chart Number 1 with Crazy Stupid Love, the lead single from the singer's upcoming fourth studio album Only Human.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Helping Haiti

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Washington Times

Ethics complaint filed over New York fundraiser

A former state lawmaker says a New York City event billed as a fundraiser for Georgia's Democratic Party was unethical and illegal.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia, Georgia Government, Celebrities, Jason Carter, Pop/Rock, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Hear Tuatara's 'Snakecharmer,' Featuring Members of Pearl Jam, R.E.M.

To look at the photo above, you'd assume the four fellas of Tuatara to be sensitive about their identities, but the mystery is in the music.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Pearl Jam

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The News Journal

This weekend: The Baseball Project at Dogfish; Shady Grove in Arden

The Baseball project featuring R.E.M.'s Mike Mills swing into Dogfish Friday night; Shady Grove Music Festival runs Saturday This weekend: The Baseball Project at Dogfish; Shady Grove in Arden The Baseball project featuring R.E.M.'s Mike Mills swing into Dogfish Friday night; Shady Grove Music Festival runs Saturday Check out this story on ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Friday, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Events

Wed Jul 16, 2014


"The Cold Lands": New music by Dub Gabriel, set to bonus footage from the film

Over the last several weeks, we have been rolling out new music made by some amazing folks to accompany bonus footage from "The Cold Lands," which stars Lili Taylor and is now available on most video-on-demand services .


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock


Album Review: Buck certainly doesn't stop here

Peter Buck was R.E.M., make no mistake about it. No other guitarist - save for maybe Johnny Marr and The Edge - possessed such a distinct tone that was entirely their own.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

R.E.M. "Unplugged" Sessions Set for Vinyl Release

R.E.M.'s two live sessions for MTV Unplugged will be released on vinyl on September 2. The now-defunct R.E.M. will release MTV Unplugged 1991 and MTV Unplugged 2001.


Related Topix: Entertainment

WHTK-AM Rochester

Martin Luther King Memorial Park

This year, Windstream Party in the Park moves back to its original location , Martin Luther King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square at 353 Court Street .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Dream Syndicate

Thu Jul 10, 2014


REVIEW: Rockers headlining All-Star Block Party have hit with - 3rd'

The Baseball Project's newest album, its third, is called, in an appropriate baseball reference, "3rd" .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014


This Week in Atlanta: Five shows to go see

Playing tunes that revolve around the national pastime, The Baseball Project is one of the least talked about super groups yet offers up some of the most originally written music.


Related Topix: Steve Wynn, Pop/Rock


Music Vault offers more than 13,000 concert videos on YouTube

Hope you weren't planning on doing anything productive this month. Music Vault just dumped some 13,000 videos of concert footage on YouTube, including rare remastered performances by rock giants such as Neil Young , the Rolling Stones and James Brown , as well as more recent fare from indie acts such as the Walkmen and Iron and Wine .


Related Topix: Indie, Pop/Rock

OC Weekly

Rickenbacker Auctions Guitar Signed By REM to Benefit Local Musician Bob Hawkins

During a concert at Laguna Beach's Cliff Restaurant on May 5, Bob Hawkins suffered a heart attack while performing with the Ken Garcia Band.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Orange County, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Our five faves of the moment: Beatles exhibit, "Snowpiecer," R.E.M. unplugged, more

But this exhibit, which celebrates the Fab Four's touring years in the States , is heavy on cool paper artifacts, including handwritten set lists for the group's first and last U.S. gigs, contracts for their U.S. shows and autographs, including one certifying a lock of John Lennon's hair.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Snowpiercer, Entertainment

Free Republic

REM's Michael Stipe delayed HIV test to stay out of the, um, Reagan-Bush internment camps

If you ever wonder where delusional left-wingers get their ideas that what is happening in the world, it's useful to know your history.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Politics, Health, HIV/AIDS, Gay/Lesbian