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Day 24/100: Tara Jane O’Neil – “Ballad Of El Goodo”

Her cover of the Big Star classic is the latest entry in the 'Our First 100 Days' series.

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Numero Group releasing punk label Ork Records entire output on new comp feat. Television, Alex Chilton, Feelies & more

In August of 1975, the world's first punk record label was born. Ork Records: New York, New York is a tale of Terry Ork, a film-obsessed fugitive of Warhol's Factory set...

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Russell Simins’ (JSBX) Top Albums of 2012

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion released a new album, Meat and Bone, this year and we spoke to drummer Russell Simins to see what his favorite albums of the year were...

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Ray Davies re-recorded Kinks songs w/ special friends, playing NJ & other dates

Ray Davies has a new LP on the way entitled See My Friends due on November 1st. The release will see The Kinks frontman pairing with multiple bands to re-record, and sometimes re-imagine, Kinks songs...

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Hoboken Arts & Music Fest 2010 lineup includes Fountains of Wayne & Freedy Johnston (the Box Tops played last year)

This year's Hoboken Arts & Music Festival will happen on Sunday, May 2nd, 11am to 6pm, on Washington Street (b/w Observer Highway and 7th St)...

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film w/ music series w/ Kria Brekkan, Doveman, Marc Ribot ++ Sam Amidon MP3s (Alex Chilton & R Kelly covers) & more

DOWNLOAD: Sam Amidon - Relief (R. Kelly cover) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Beth Orton and Sam Amidon - Thirteen (Alex Chilton) (MP3)

Footloose... coming to LPRThe new monthly Unsilent Film series kicks off Wednesday, April 7 with a free concert from Kría Brekkan (ex-Múm, Avery Tare & Kría Brekkan) as she debuts a live-improvisational score to Jean Epstein's 1928 horror masterpiece ...

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Big Star members & many special guests paid tribute to Alex Chilton Saturday night @ SXSW – pics, video & setlist

Just as everyone at the SXSW Music Festival was finding their groove Wednesday, news of the death of Alex Chilton hit. "Austin's in shock about Alex," read one of the countless social media memes...

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Alex Chilton, RIP

Big Star @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple in November (more by Lori Baily)Alex Chilton, the pop hitmaker, cult icon and Memphis rock iconoclast best known as a member of 1960s pop-soul act the Box Tops and the 1970s power-pop act Big Star, died Wednesday at a hospital in New Orleans...

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Big Star releasing box set, PLAYING NYC SHOW (on sale)

"Big Star served as a Rosetta stone for a whole generation of musicians." -Peter Buck, R.E.M.
Rhino is releasing Big Star's 4-disc boxed set which includes 98 tracks spanning from 1968-1975...

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2009 Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival lineup – The Box Tops, three Feelies-related bands & more

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival, Spring 2006 (David Pfeffer)

The annual Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival is taking place this year on Sunday, May 3rd...

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