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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 2/6/14

1 Comment 06 February 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers by Ellen von Unwerth

Red Hot Chili Peppers by Ellen Von Unwerth

News
  • Flea defends Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “unplugged” Super Bowl performance (Billboard)
  • RHCP’s Chad Smith is selling his Super Bowl drum kit for charity (A.V. Club)
  • Watch Foo Fighters’ epic, career-spanning Super Bowl concert (SPIN)
  • The Cure plan new record, live DVDs, another album trilogy tour (Pitchfork)
  • The Beatles to receive historical marker at JFK Airport (Rolling Stone)
  • U2 raises over $3 million for (Red) with “Invisible” free download (Billboard)
  • Nickel Creek announces reunion tour, LP (Paste)
  • Arcade Fire lead 2014 Juno Award nominations (Stereogum)
  • Marvin Gaye’s passport discovered on Antiques Roadshow (NME)
  • Beck greets the sun on orchestral “Waking Light” (SPIN)
  • Derek Trucks leaving the Allman Brothers (UCR)
  • Prince brings laughs, pancakes, and a new song to New Girl (CoS)
  • St. Vincent releases “Prince Johnny” from self-titled LP (Paste)
  • Pharrell to perform at Oscars (Rolling Stone)
  • Win Butler and Pearl Jam cover Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World” (Pitchfork)
  • William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, Reggae ambassador, dead at 65 (SPIN)
  • Jack White’s Third Man Records facing copyright dispute (Paste)
  • How Paul Simon and Sting became rock’s new superduo (Rolling Stone)
  • Sting covers the Beatles on Letterman (UCR)
  • Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts says band are too old for longer tours (NME)
  • Conor Oberst at work on country-inspired solo album (Paste)
  • Cameron Crowe reveals the story behind Philip Seymour Hoffman’s portrayal of Lester Bangs (CoS)
Watch

Broken Bells with Ringo Starr – “And I Love Her” (Live On Letterman)

Jimi Hendrix’s animated final interview (PBS Blank On Blank)

Justin Vernon & The Roots – “Holocene” (Fallon)

Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl Commercial

Neko Case featuring Calexico – “Ragtime” (Conan)

Your Comments

1 comment

  1. Pete says:

    The stage light is annoying on this song. Only because it makes Neko Case have a grey crest on her lovely red head.



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