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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 8/20/14

World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 8/20/14

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Stream "Brill Bruisers" on iTunes

Stream “Brill Bruisers” on iTunes

News

  • Stream The New Pornographers’ new album Brill Bruisers (iTunes)
  • U2 confirm that new album will be released in 2014 (NME)
  • NFL wants Coldplay, Katy Perry, or Rihanna to pay to play Super Bowl (Stereogum)
  • Report: Kanye West & Paul McCartney recording together (Billboard)
  • John Mellencamp embraces his Americana roots on new LP (Rolling Stone)
  • Elvis Costello, Jim James, more take on unreleased Bob Dylan lyrics (Paste)
  • Sam Smith begins writing second album (NME)
  • Stevie Nicks asks fans to design her a twirling shawl (A.V. Club)
  • Tame Impala accused of plagiarizing Argentinian singer (Pitchfork)
  • Flaming Lips side project cover the Beatles’ “Fixing a Hole” (CoS)
  • Neil Young, Willie Nelson to play pipeline protest concert in Nebraska (Billboard)
  • Tori Amos covers Radiohead’s “Creep” (SPIN)
  • Johnny Cash home opening features famous friends and family (Rolling Stone)
  • Eddie Vedder takes Ice Bucket Challenge, urges Bruce Springsteen to go next (UCR)
  • Phil Collins announces first concert in 4 years (Stereogum)
  • RHCP’s Josh Klinghoffer on new album: “We’re already up to 28 or 30 songs” (NME)
  • Bob Seger to release first album in eight years this fall (Rolling Stone)
  • Chris Martin is dating Jennifer Lawrence (CoS)
  • Interpol release new track “Ancient Ways” (Pitchfork)
  • How well do you know the most popular songs of 1994? (A.V. Club)
  • Rare photos of Beatles at London children’s home discovered (NME)
  • Arcade Fire take Barack Obama bobblehead to Fugazi’s “Waiting Room” (SPIN)
  • Roger Waters: The Wall doc to premiere at film fest next month (Rolling Stone)
  • Peter Frampton explains phone-throwing incident (UCR)

Watch

Foo Fighters ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Real Estate – “Linger” (Cranberries cover)

Jenny Lewis – “Just One Of The Guys” (Conan)

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Collector’s Edition Vol. 20 Cover Art Contest

Collector’s Edition Vol. 20 Cover Art Contest

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Last Year's Winning Design

Last Year’s Winning Design

Featuring exclusive recordings from Sun King Studio 92, the WTTS Collector’s Edition CD has been a holiday staple since 1995. Previous releases have included The Lumineers, Imagine Dragons, Train, The Head and the Heart, Band of Horses, Warren Haynes and many more. In addition, the project is a philanthropic cause that has raised tens of thousands of dollars for worthwhile local charities in Indianapolis and Bloomington.

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we’re once again looking to you to design and vote for the album’s cover art. The winning designer will receive $500 and an iPod Touch loaded with all 20 Volumes of the WTTS Collector’s Edition. The submission deadline is September 24th at 11:59pm, so get to work!

Submit your design here!

The winning album art from the 2011 and 2012:

Click here for a complete list of contest rules.

WTTS Indy Underground: August 18, 2014

WTTS Indy Underground: August 18, 2014

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Guster

Guster

Join Laura Duncan Monday Nights at 8 and Saturday Nights at 9 for the best from the independent world of music on WTTS Indy Underground. This week…

Guster – “Long Night”

Manchester OrchestraCope (Album Stream)

WTTS New Music Monday: August 18, 2014

WTTS New Music Monday: August 18, 2014

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Fitz And The Tantrums

Fitz And The Tantrums

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday, and at 7 p.m., we play an hour of ONLY new releases. This week…


New Music Monday is presented by Arni’s Restaurant. Meet you at Arni’s.

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Fitz And The Tantrums – “Fool’s Gold”

Phillip Phillips in Sun King Studio 92


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