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David Bowie’s Verbasizer in “Inspirations” (1997)

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David Bowie appeared in a 1997 documentary film called “Inspirations” directed by Michael Apted, which features many artists discussing their creative processes. Bowie’s approach to lyrics during this period was quite interesting. With a friend, he developed a computer program called the “Verbasizer” that would, after entering a series of sentences, reorder the words to […]

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David Byrne’s take on Spotify

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“I Have pulled as much of my catalogue from Spotify as I can” David Byrne has voiced in on the Spotify debate via an op-ed piece published here in the Guardian. As an artist who’s been established for decades, both with Talking Heads and his solo work, Byrne does not have to rely on income […]

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of Montreal release “Fugitive Air” music video

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of Montreal’s new video for “Fugitive Air” from their new album Lousy With Sylvianbriar, is a colorful and psychedelic mash of candid and deliberately filmed clips directed by Kevin Barnes’ wife Nina Barnes. Also slightly NSFW. Enjoy! via Stereogum Tweet

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Atoms For Peace cover Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”

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During their 2nd encore last night in Mexico City, Atoms For Peace (the Thom Yorke, Flea, Nigel Godrich project) did a cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”, the song that Robin Thicke allegedly lifted from for his track “Blurred Lines”. Tweet

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James Murphy remixes David Bowie’s “Love is Lost”

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James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) has released a ten-minute remix of David Bowie’s “Love is Lost”, officially dubbed the “Hello Steve Reich Mix”. Murphy talks about the track with Consequence of Sound, “I was obsessed with Steve Reich’s clapping music, so I opened [the remix] with a phasing clapping piece,” Murphy explained. “I had a couple […]

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Blue-Eyed Son East Coast Tour with Ed Vallance

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FRI OCT 18 Philadelphia, PA Hodgepodge w/ Maitland, Ellen https://facebook.com/events/1381407612094002/ SAT OCT 19 New York, NY The Living Room Green Room Music Source CMJ Showcase *Ed Vallance not playing this show* TUE OCT 22 Allston, MA O’Brien’s Pub w/ Greg McKillop & The Slightly Smaller Band http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3849414&pl=obrien WED OCT 23 New Haven, CT Anna Liffey’s […]

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Old Monk CMJ 2013 Showcases

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THU 10.17 – UNION HALL: 702 Union St. Brooklyn, NY CMJ 2013 GREEN ROOM MUSIC SOURCE AND JETPACK PROMOTIONS PRESENT: OLD MONK, COLD BLOOD CLUB, ENEMY PLANES, VIC AND GAB, JUSTON STENS & THE GET REAL GANG, BENJAMIN CARTEL 7pm Doors / 7:30pm Show / $8 ADV / $10 DOS Advance Tickets / Facebook Event […]

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Blue-Eyed Son w/ Shon Sullivan (Goldenboy) @ UMS 7.20.13

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Blue-Eyed Son joined by Shon Sullivan of Goldenboy at UMS. Saturday July 20th 2013 at Skylark Lounge, Denver, CO. Tweet

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Old Monk “Fowl and Foe” video premiere on Diffuser

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Old Monk’s new 8-bit animated “Fowl and Foe” video premiered the other day on Diffuser! Brooklyn rockers Old Monk aren’t huge fans of cheesy, live-action music videos. So they set about animating their own tunes through 8-bit MS Paint-style masterpieces. Singer Josh Carrafa (who just so happens to be the brains behind Music History Gifs) […]

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AUG 5: Old Monk, Juston Stens, Dylan Seeger @ Spike Hill, Brooklyn

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OLD MONK JUSTON STENS AND THE GET REAL GANG DYLAN SEEGER Monday, August 5, 2013 Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm FREE Spike Hill 184 Bedford Ave Brooklyn NY, 11211 Tweet

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