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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 7/6/16

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The Shins

The Shins

  • The Shins have nearly finished their new album (NME)
  • Beck details Strokes and Talking Heads-inspired new album, due out in October (CoS)
  • Van Morrison announces new album, “Keep Me Singing” (UCR)
  • Watch Coldplay and Prince Harry sing “Up&Up” at Kensington Palace (Spin)
  • Queen’s Greatest Hits is the U.K.’s highest-selling album ever (Paste)
  • Weezer embarks on a joint mission with NASA on “I Love The U.S.A.” (AV Club)
  • Hear Jim James’ space funk odyssey “Everything (The Universe)” (Rolling Stone)
  • Lollapalooza Colombia Canceled (Pitchfork)
  • Liam Gallagher says he wants to reform Oasis, but Noel is refusing (NME)
  • Arcade Fire hit the stage for first concert in two years at Barcelona’s Razzmatazz (CoS)
  • Paul Simon ponders retirement: Showbiz doesn’t hold any interest for me (UCR)
  • St. Vincent rocked a toilet costume onstage last night (Spin)
  • Lawyer who sued Led Zeppelin suspended from practicing law (Paste)
  • Jack White announces Pearl Jam Third Man Records vault package (Stereogum)
  • See David Gilmour play “One of These Days” for first time in 22 Years (Rolling Stone)
  • Swedish festivals hit by over 40 cases of sexual assault (NME)
  • Paul McCartney, Robert Plant  petition EU over YouTube copyright practices (CoS)
  • Apple patents technology to stop concert filming and photos (Paste)
  • Listen to Jeff Beck’s new song, “Scared for the Children” (UCR)
  • Angel Olsen goes roller skating in new “Shut Up Kiss Me” music video (AV Club)
  • Elvis Presley guitarist and right-hand man Scotty Moore has died (Spin)
  • Avett Brothers’ Scott Avett on what true sadness means to him (Rolling Stone)
  • Fred Armisen making Talking Heads Stop Making Sense parody (Pitchfork)
  • Official Olympic theme song for Rio 2016 unveiled (NME)
  • Public Access T.V. provide a summer shoutalong with “Sudden Emotion” (CoS)
  • New documentary looks at Keith Richards’ early years (UCR)
  • Watch Justin Vernon in a high school battle of the bands from 1998 (Stereogum)
  • David Byrne’s Contemporary Color documentary coming to theaters in 2017 (Paste)
  • Mumford & Sons gutted after sexual attacks at Sweden fest (Rolling Stone)
  • Why drinking caffeine the day after a concert may be bad for your hearing (CoS)
  • Prince’s Purple Rain shirt and jacket sold for $96,000 each (Pitchfork)
  • Visit the Prince online museum (Paste)
  • Cream drummer Ginger Baker recovering from heart surgery (Rolling Stone)

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Parquet Courts – “Human Performance”

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