Record Store Day 2010

IN THE NEWS

Yesterday marked the third momentous Record Store Day, and for those scratching your heads trying to remember what a record store even is, it’s one of those long-standing places of business being destroyed by this internet thing (no, not those places). Many people have gotten touchy about the demise of local [...]

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The Flaming Lips Are Covering Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon On New Year’s Eve in Oklahoma City…Guests Expected to Appear at the Show: The Flaming Lips’ Families, and NBA Star Kevin Durant, Possibly the Only Current Residents of Oklahoma City [Pitchfork]

Stream First Track From Ted Leo’s Upcoming [...]

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Watch Yoko Ono Duet With Antony and the Johnsons’ Antony Hegarty; Feel Melancholy [Pitchfork]

Jay Z Finally Discusses The Whole Little Mama Crashing The VMAs Thing…Contrary To Popular Belief, Jay Believes Fighting Mama Not The Solution (C’mon Jay, That’s What You ALWAYS Say) [Prefix]

Stream Little Joy’s Binki Shapiro Singing a [...]

Blur | Midlife: A Beginner’s Guide to Blur

FRESH BAKED Blur Midlife: A Beginner’s Guide to Blur 2009 | Virgin Records B

To help introduce Blur to a wider audience, Virgin brings us Midlife: A Beginner’s Guide to Blur, which earns its scholarly name by being a curious best of compilation. If you’re looking to be blindsided by a pack of hits, this [...]

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Because When I Think Modest Mouse, I Think New Orleans Honky Tonk (Stream Modest Mouse’s New Single “Perpetual Motion Machine” To Understand) [Spin]

Stream Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Covering Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Two Headed Boy” [Chocolate Bobka]

Post-Punk Legends Mission of Burma Announce New LP The Sound, The Speed, The Light; [...]

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Jet Blue Announces Concert Series in JFK’s Terminal 5 – Retains Position as Hippest Airline Ever [Brooklyn Vegan]

AEG Set to Lose $85 Million in Cancelling Michael Jackson’s Scheduled Tour [Billboard]

Billy Corgan Yet Again Insults Public; Reaffirms His Own Alternative-ness [Pitchfork]

Surprise Spoon EP Got Nuffin Shows Up on Amazon [...]

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Governor’s Island Free Festival “Punk Island” Announces Line Up…Happening This Sunday! [Brooklyn Vegan]

Man Curses Keith Richards’s Impossibly Long Life on Death Bed [Idolator]

Athens, Georgia’s Georgia Theater Burns Down [Brooklyn Vegan]

Radiohead and Johnny Marr Contribute to The Sun Came Out Benefit [NME]

Islands Announce Follow-Up to Arm’s Way [Pitchfork]

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Roadtrip, Anyone? Initial Pop Montreal Lineup Announced [Brooklyn Vegan]

Santigold Working on New Album With Pharrell Williams [NME]

Prefuse 73 Organizes Super-Group [Pitchfork]

The White Stripes Making Documentary of Canadian Tour [Rolling Stone]

De La Soul Touring in Celebration of 20 Years of 3 Feet High and Rising [Brooklyn Vegan]

Mos [...]