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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 1/2/14

Comments Off 30 December 2013

McCartney

News
  • Paul McCartney tour among highest grossing runs of 2013 (SPIN)
  • Bruce Springsteen’s new album accidentally released and removed (Rolling Stone)
  • Bastille: “Second album would be finished if it wasn’t for touring” (NME)
  • U2 pick up Sonny Bono Visionary Award for Mandela track (Rolling Stone)
  • Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells dies (Stereogum)
  • Listen to David Bowie’s Christmas message for the BBC (Pitchfork)
  • Nirvana Day declared in Washington town (SPIN)
  • Carlos Santanta, Billy Joel highlight Kennedy Center honors (Rolling Stone)
  • Beck sued for trashing Inglourious Basterds actor’s mansion (SPIN)
  • Ani DiFranco cancels songwriting retreat at former plantation (Billboard)
  • Stream Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks’ Wig Out At Jagbags (Amazon)
  • Kinks reunion is “as close as it’s ever been to happening” (UCR)
  • Talking Heads instrumental resurfaces after nearly 40 years (Rolling Stone)
  • Stevie Nicks officiates Deer Tick frontman’s wedding (SPIN)
  • Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. gets married (Rolling Stone)
  • Flaming Lips cover The Beatles’ “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Pitchfork)
  • Queen’s Brian May undergoing tests for possible cancer (Billboard)
  • Jimi Hendrix’s former London flat to be turned into permanent museum (NME)
  • Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst auditioned for Inside Llewyn Davis (Paste)
  • Allman Brothers Band whip up another Beacon Theatre run (Rolling Stone)
Listen

Beck covers John Lennon’s “Love”

Watch

Jack White appears on Charlie Rose

Rainn Wilson interviews Win Butler of Arcade Fire

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