Music News Recap: Meeting of the Minds

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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The folks at Rolling Stone got the ball rolling for this holiday weekend with a mini 4th of July playlist, with readers contributing their own additions.  Tell us what you’d add to the list.

Richey Edwards

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My Morning Jacket’s Jim James may think he’s fooling us by releasing an album of George Harrison songs under the name Yim Yames (clever) but we’re blowing his cover.

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Last week we reported that Seeds frontman Sky Saxon had passed away.  His collaboration with Billy Corgan has been posthumously released and is now available for your listening pleasure.

Billy Corgan

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The Beastie Boys will get a little help from Bob Dylan on their upcoming release.

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How’s this for a power trio?  Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones are currently in the process of recording their musical collaborations.

Dave Grohl

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Twitter gets critical: music fans are using the networking tool to deliver the skinny on new releases.

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Check out the White Rabbits’ in-studio performance for Minnesota’s 89.3 The Current.  Did you catch the band’s recent Madison show?  Head over to the True Endeavors YouTube Channel to watch videos from that gig and many more.

White Rabbits

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Eddie Van Halen recently took the plunge and wed his longtime girlfriend.

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One Response

  1. I would (and did) add “American Music” by the Violent Femmes to the Rolling Stones list.

    Do you like american music
    We like all kinds of music
    But I like american music best

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