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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 3/6/14

Comments Off on World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 3/6/14 05 March 2014



  • Lorde’s debut album sells over 1 million copies in the US (NME)
  • Coldplay work “Magic” on new song, name new album Ghost Stories (Rolling Stone)
  • Stream everything The Smiths ever did on this charming timeline (SPIN)
  • Santana reveals cover art, release date for Corazon (UCR)
  • Forecastle 2014 lineup announced (Stereogum)
  • Liam Gallagher tells fans not to buy Definitely Maybe reissue (NME)
  • Neil Young reissuing Time Fades Away for the first time for RSD (Pitchfork)
  • That Kurt Cobain Craigslist sale is a Sub Pop hoax (SPIN)
  • John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s Help! Piano hits auction block (Rolling Stone)
  • tUnE-yArDs new record, Nikki Nack, has a release date (A.V. Club)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea to voice character for Disney cartoon (CoS)
  • Ex-Pearl Jam accountant receives jail sentence for embezzlement (Billboard)
  • The Black Lips stream new LP, Underneath The Rainbow (Pitchfork)
  • Pharrell’s “mountain” hat bought by Arby’s for $44,100 (Rolling Stone)
  • Joan Jett and Heart to co-headline charity concert (UCR)
  • Arctic Monkeys unveil NSFW “Arabella” video (Stereogum)
  • Bono! Bono!” Hear U2 singer’s awkward post-Oscars interview (SPIN)
  • The Decemberists will play first headlining concert in 3 years (Rolling Stone)
  • Steely Dan sued by original singer David Palmer over royalties (UCR)
  • Prince debuts new song “FUNKNROLL” (CoS)
  • Thurston Moore speaks on Kim Gordon split (Pitchfork)
  • Bruce Springsteen to headline free festival during Final Four week (Billboard)
  • Devo seeking donations to aid Bob Casale’s family (Rolling Stone)
  • New Beach House track made from space recordings (CoS)
  • Jake Bugg labels American Idol the “dream smasher” (NME)
  • Steve Martin & Edie Brickell’s partnership becomes a tour & musical (Billboard)
  • Elvis Costello mixes Johnny Cash’s “She Used To Love Me A Lot” (Pitchfork)
  • Third Man Records announces SXSW showcases (CoS)

Pharrell – “Happy” (Academy Awards)

Beck – “Blue Moon” (Saturday Night Live)

Bruce Springsteen – “Royals” (Lorde Cover)

Pixies – “Greens & Blues” (Official Video)

The Hold Steady – “Spinners” (Late Night With Seth Meyers)

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