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Boston Globe

The week ahead: Music
Boston Globe
POP & ROCK. RUSSIAN RED Her origins are irrelevant: She's from Spain, sings in English with no accent, and scrambles all sense of time and place in her indie-pop songs. Early efforts had a folky, Feist-y feel, but her new third album, “Agent Cooper ...


Waiting for the Rails to Rumble: The Cycles of Rock Music
PopMatters
As I sit in an undisclosed location, the same undisclosed location I find myself in every morning after my cup of coffee, I peruse an article in Playboy by the eloquent Rick Moody, lamenting the expiration of the rock icon (“In Search of the Lost Rock ...


Man killed in Cedar Springs crash remembered for love of rock music, helping ...
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Rock and roll was Hickman's passion, his family says. He once rode on a private airplane with the Lynyrd Skynyrd band. It is those memories of concerts attended together, clad in souvenir T-shirts, that Bruce's older brother, Rob Hickman, is holding ...


Co.Design

An Illustrated Guide To Every Animal In Rock Music
Co.Design
From Rocky Raccoon and psychedelic walruses to Hounds of Love and Iron Lions of Zion, rock music is full of wild animals. To visualize the creatures of your favorite lyrics, Manchester-based* design firm Dorothy commissioned illustrator Tracy Worrall ...


Wall Street Journal

Jerry Lee Lewis, the Enduring Rebel of Rock'n'Roll
Wall Street Journal
Dating back to 1956, at the dawn of rock'n'roll, the pianist carved out a niche as a boogie-woogie shouter—a performer whose narrow inky eyes, smoldering cool and raucous playing style came to epitomize the music's rebellious spirit. Where Little ...


Independent Online

'We never wanted to be rock stars'
Independent Online
IT WAS the perfect day and the perfect setting to discover the pop rock music that is Monark. The venue was Durban's Botanic Gardens on Sunday for the monthly Old Mutual Sessions. The lush, manicured lawn next to the pond was littered with pretty ...


Allies' 'Laid Black' Is The Sexiest Rock Music You Have Heard In A Long, Long ...
Huffington Post
While radio stations and stages today are dominated by pop, hip-hop and EDM, bands like Heavy English, Closure in Moscow and Dorothy prove rock music in 2014 is far from irrelevance. The newest band to step up to the plate is Long Island's Allies, and ...


Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bob Mehr's Memphis Music Beat: RiverArtsFest expands music offerings, Hard ...
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Saturday will be highlighted by sets from pop combo Loveland Duren, rapper Artistik Approach, blues perennial Ms. Ruby Wilson, Americana songstress Grace Askew, roots-rockers Deering & Down, indie pop band Star & Micey, alt-rock outfit American Fiction ...


BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Music Industry Web Site Predicts AC/DC's 'Rock Or Bust' Will Sell 250K-350K ...
BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Music industry web site Hits Daily Double is predicting that AC/DC's new album, "Rock Or Bust", will sell between 250,000 and 350,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. This would be a significant drop from the opening number of ...

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NPR (blog)

The Right Way To Complain About The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
NPR (blog)
As a music geek, I often find myself in conversations, either online or over cocktails, about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Indeed, I've been nerding out about the Hall since last Thursday, when the institution announced its shortlist for induction ...