Wildcard Wednesday: Welcome David Hasselhoff

To lighten the load of this fine Wednesday, we’re going to spice things up with a day of David Hasselhoff. You may remember him from such amazing shows as Baywatch, and Knight Rider. He has other notable acting ventures such as Robot Chicken, and of course The Young and the Restless. But this is not […]

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Release Day — September 10, 2013

I’m going to get right down to the release of the week again here, because — despite a promising backfield — there’s only one band who should possibly be highlighted this week, and that’s The Clash. That’s because Sony Music has just released Sound System, an impressive box-set retrospective of the band’s work, in a […]

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Artist of the Week: The Dears

This week we’re doing a quick feature on Quebec-based indie rockers The Dears. Although the band was initially formed by lead singer and frontman Murray Lightburn in Montreal in 1995 (keyboardist Natalia Yanchak became the second permanent member in 1998), the first studio album, End of a Hollywood Bedtime Story, didn’t arrive until 2000. A […]

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Most Expensive Items Sold in the Discogs Marketplace for July 2013

The most expensive item sold in July 2013 was a Pet Shop Boys box set of their 2009 release Yes. The box set, originally priced at £300, was limited to 300 copies and created by independent British music and arts enterprise The Vinyl Factory. Check out the top 30 most expensive items for July 2013.

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Music Trivia– 9/6

Whose debut album was Incunabula? A:Autechre What year was Sonic Youth’s Bad moon Rising released? A: 1985 What band released the following albums? Spleen and Ideal Within the Realm of a Dying Sun The Serpent’s Egg A: Dead Can Dance Which war did BB King serve in? A: WWII Who is Richard David James? A: […]

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The Top 5: Car Songs (1960s Edition)

Some of us got to talking about music (imagine that!) around the office today, and somewhere along the line, a song about fast cars came up in the conversation. This led to a little friendly disagreement about what really constitutes a “car” song, and my mind immediately went back to songs from the 1960s. I […]

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Wildcard Wednesday: You Might Know Them As…

It’s no secret that a number of celebrities and actors have musical side-projects; Keanu Reeves has long been a member of Dogstar, and Juliette Lewis has fronted the band Juliette Lewis and The Licks for a long time as well. Many other prominent actors and actresses have traded the camera for microphones and amps as […]

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Release Day — September 3, 2013

Just back from a holiday weekend here in the States, and it’s Release Day again — good deal, in my book! I’m going to get right down to the main pick this time out, because I just can’t say no to Neko Case, whose latest album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The […]

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Artist of the Week: Woody Guthrie

Artist of the Day: Woody Guthrie Since it’s Labor Day here in the U.S., I thought it would be both fitting and fun to feature a prominent figure in labor / union / folk music from days gone by, Woody Guthrie. The father of folk and blues legend Arlo Guthrie, Woody was a prominent figure […]

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Music Trivia–8/30

What music competition did Of Monsters and Men win in 2010? A:Músíktilraunir What is the Boards of Canada alias? A: Hell Interface What was Triggerfinger’s first Dutch chart hit? A: Lykke Li’s pop hit “I Follow Rivers” When Crosby, Stills and Nash started out, they were initially known as? A:The Frozen Noses Who was the […]

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