Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Q&A: Stephen Stills on Huge New Box Set

While many of Stephen Stills’ peers and bandmates have issued memoirs recalling their misspent youth and Sixties superstardom the 71-year-old guitarist is content to let his work speak for itself Stills best known for writing anthems for his generation such as “For What It’s Worth” and “Love the One You’re…

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Yoko Ono Tweets Photo of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses in Plea for Gun Control

In a show of support for gun control Yoko Ono yesterday tweeted a photograph of the bloodied glasses her late husband John Lennon wore the day he was murdered Accompanying the photo was the message “Over 1057000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on…

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Stevie Nicks Recalls Split With Lindsey Buckingham

Stevie Nicks gets candid in an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey talking about music her struggles with addiction and the recent death of her mother on Oprah’s Master Class this Sunday March 24th Now you can check out this exclusive clip in which the Fleetwood Mac singer talks freely about her breakup…

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Fall Out Boy Tease Courtney Love, Elton John Collaborations on New Album

Elton John and Courtney Love will appear on Fall Out Boy’s upcoming record Save Rock & Roll if the band’s hints on Twitter are any indication After bassist Pete Wentz initially asked yesterday “Wanna guess what blonde hair singer we got on the record?” fans offered answers ranging from Miley Cyrus to…

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Waxahatchee Dive Into the 'Scorned, Sad, Heartbroken' on 'Cerulean Salt'

Katie Crutchfield doesn’t remember the first song she wrote; she can recall the notebook and the room she was sitting in but the melody and title are lost “I just sort of wrote a little part It wasn’t even a full song” says the singer-songwriter – who just released her…

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Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress

Just in time for its 40th anniversary Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress along with hits by Simon and Garfunkel Chubby Checker and the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever They’re among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording…

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Depeche Mode Pull Back the Curtain on 'Delta Machine'

Synth-pop heroes Depeche Mode are set to release Delta Machine their 13th studio album and first since 2009 on March 26th on Columbia Records Take a look at the making of the album (available for pre-order now) in this exclusive short documentary Shot over the course of several months in New…

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Shuggie Otis on Declining Offer to Join the Rolling Stones

The chance to join the Rolling Stones is an offer that comes around approximately never However in the mid-Seventies singer-songwriter Shuggie Otis got just such a call from Stones touring pianist Billy Preston who asked if the psychedelic soul musician wanted to join the band on their upcoming…

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Their/They're/There Reach Punk Unity on 'Concession Speech Writer' – Song Premiere

Click to listen to Their / They’re / There’s ‘Concession Speech Writer’ The Chicago band Their/They’re/There fuse punk prog and indie into a distinctive new hybrid Members Evan Weiss Mike Kinsella and Matthew Frank – all veterans of other indie-rock groups – show off their sharp dynamic with the tough vocals…

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Gary Clark Jr. Goes 'Numb' on 'Leno'

Gary Clark Jr went rooting around in the blues last night on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno with “I’m Numb” from his latest album Blak & Blu Clark rode a loose pounding beat as he peeled off the gritty Beatles-esque riff that powers the song and drawled out the…

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