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The Decemberists thank Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the liner notes of their new album

Today marks the release of The Decemberists’ eighth studio LP, the synth-accented I’ll Be Your Girland fans who opted to pick up a physical copy of the album may have noticed a surprising name in the liner notes. 186 more words


Neil Young calls farewell tours "bullshit"

There’s been lots of talk of farewell tours lately. There’s Elton John’s 300-date swan song, Paul Simon’s end-of-the-road Homeward Bound trek, and Slayer’s forthcoming exit… 348 more words


Add 'Communication' to Your Daily Commute Playlist

12 Days in Paris, a Los Angeles-based indie-folk act, just came out with their new single ‘Commutation.’ Lead singer Daniel Durston lays down his gospel-inspired vocals over co-writer Jonathan Espinoza’s dynamic, acoustic guitar-driven tracks. 84 more words

Shinobu Kawashima

Shinobu Kawashima 川嶋志乃舞 is a highly skilled Tsugaru shamisen player utilizing both modern and classical styles in her music. She also taught herself music composition and her music seems geared towards popularizing shamisen music. 61 more words


Neil Young responds to NRA spokesperson's obsessive hatred of his music: “Why doesn’t she just shoot me?"

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch contains multitudes. Sure, she may be known for soullessly serving as the mouthpiece for a legitimately evil organization, but she’s also a big fan of music. 442 more words



Your chance to win a copy of the new CDs from Joan Baez and Michael Schenker – part of a series of competitions over the coming year to celebrate this blog’s tenth birthday. 134 more words

Classic Rock

Faultlines Release Political Anthem "Rain"

Pop folk band FAULTLINES takes a political stand with their new song “Rain.” The band reflects on the conversations about everything political that happened in 2017, from Women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, to the “wall” that’s supposed to keep illegal aliens out of the US. 175 more words