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Black Flag’s Ron Reyes fired onstage and replaced by Mike Vallely

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At a recent show in Australia, Black Flag (the Greg Ginn version, not to be confused with the other FLAG) fired singer Ron Reyes on stage and replaced him with pro skateboarder, Mike Vallely. Reyes posted this statement on his facebook page, which has since been removed: On November 24th 2013 the last night of […]

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Old Monk “Volcanic Prisons” video premieres on Diffuser

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Old Monk have released a new music video for their latest single “Volcanic Prisons”. The 8-bit animated adventure premiered yesterday on Diffuser “Based in Brooklyn, Old Monk is a trio specializing in a kind of jangly indie-pop that also carries a raw spirit that brings to mind those classic garage rock 45s of the late […]

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Tumblr Music Video Generator changes world.

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Dude whoa. There is a Tumblr Music Video Generator, and it’s probably not safe for those with epilepsy. First, you select from a variety of themes like glitchgifs, rhombus-fruit, rapgifs, weird-n-rad, and my personal favorite: iheartcatgifs, then drop any mp3 into the page to watch as the images are spliced to the beat of the […]

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Rock & Roll Heaven: How they would look today

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Here’s what John Lennon might have looked like today, if he were still around.. Kinda creepy, but you know you’re curious to see the rest. Sachs Media Group partnered with photo restoration and manipulation company Phojoe to create this gallery of rock icons who died before their time. Jimi Hendrix looks especially haggard. Check it […]

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Watch Bob Dylan’s interactive video for “Like a Rolling Stone”

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Bob Dylan has released an interactive music video for his classic track “Like a Rolling Stone”. The video showcases a patented technology platform, created by the digital media company Interlude, allowing viewers to play an active role in the story of the music video. Viewers can click through different TV channels featuring the likes of […]

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Wayne Coyne kicked off Instagram… again.

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Instagram first removed Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne’s account back in September for posting colorful pics of naked people. When asked about it by Stereogum, Coyne said, “I am OK with that. I understand Instagram has its rules, and I didn’t ever read them, but I knew that they had taken down things that I’d […]

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Old Monk “Volcanic Prisons” premieres at Big Takeover

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The 4th and final track of Old Monk’s digital single series “Volcanic Prisons” has premiered over at Big Takeover Magazine today. The track will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp etc. on Tuesday. Old Monk’s 2nd album is dropping early next year. Tweet

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How musician Whitey said NO to TV company asking to use music for free

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When Betty TV asked British alt/rock/tronica artist Whitey, aka NJ White, to allow them to use his music for free. He wrote them the following response, and posted a screenshot on his facebook: I am sick to death of your hollow schtick, of the inevitable line “unfortunately there’s no budget for music”, as if some […]

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Dude makes a LEGO record shop. Dude rules.

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This is a LEGO Record Store created by Ryan Howerter. It’s stocked with little colorfully illustrated tiles for 7″ records and 12″ LPs… even picture discs! I don’t recognize any of those album covers, must be an indie shop that only carries stuff from small, lego sized labels. Still, the store even comes with little […]

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Beck to play Song Reader show in LA w/ Jarvis Cocker, dad & more

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On November 24th, Beck will bring songs from his 2012 sheet-music release Song Reader to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles as part of a partnership with eyeglass company Warby Parker. Beck’s father, David Campbell, will conduct the concert, which will feature the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a plethora of special guests including […]

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