Music News Recap: “It’s Just A Fond Farewell To A Friend…”

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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oasis

Oasis, the band with more breakups than a grocery store tabloid, has called it quits.  Want to place bets on how long it’ll take before they’re back together again?

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DIY at its finest!  Check out these homemade re-creations of classic album covers.  Got any of your own?  Please post em below!

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thom yorke

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke has confirmed that he plans to release a pair of new songs later this month.

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Did you catch the Rural Alberta Advantage when they came through town earlier this month?  Their brand new Daytrotter session has just recently been posted for your listening pleasure.

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tom petty

Along with the launch of their new website, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have announced plans to release a massive collection of live tunes later this year.

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DJ Am has passed away of an apparent drug overdose nearly a year after surviving a devastating plane crash.

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brian jones

The circumstances surrpounding the death of Rolling Stones’ guitarist Brian Jones are set to be re-examined by British police.

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Marc Nicol of Sunset Rubdown was recently struck by lightning (!) and lived to tell about it.  After reading about the musician’s epic battle with nature, pick up tickets to see his band play in Madison on October 2oth.

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kyp

Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio will be coming to Madison to play a show for his solo project, Rain Machine.  Get a preview of his new tunes with a free mp3 over at Pitchfork.  If you like what you hear, be sure to grab tickets for the October 15th show at The Annex while you still can!

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