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artists pay tribute to Kim Shattuck (mem of Pixies, Green Day, Fucked Up, Vivian Girls, more)

Plus: Tim Kasher (Cursive), AC Newman (New Pornographers), Jeff Rosenstock, Waxahatchee, Brian Posehn, Nardwuar, and more have paid tribute to the Muffs singer, who sadly just passed away.

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Weezer, Billy Idol, Nada Surf, The Hold Steady & more artists pay tribute Ric Ocasek

Billy Corgan, Courtney Love, Jason Isbell, Flea, Alice Cooper, AC Newman, Tom Morello, Bette Midler, and more have paid tribute to The Cars frontman who died this weekend...

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Okkervil River, Dinosaur Jr., Mark Lanegan & more pay tribute to Roky Erickson

Psych rock icon and 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson sadly passed away at the age of 71 on Friday (5/31), and his fellow artists have taken to social media to pay tribute to the hugely influential musician.

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Kendrick, Drake, Cardi B, Beyonce, YG, El-P, Rihanna, Killer Mike & more pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Vince Staples, J Cole, De La Soul, Pharrell, Big Boi, Chance the Rapper, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, Ella Mai, Talib Kweli, Issa Rae, and more have also paid tribute to Nipsey, who was tragically shot and killed at age 33.

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‘What We Do in the Shadows’ series debuts in March (watch the trailer)

The series, based on Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's 2014 film, follows the night-to-night lives of four vampires living in...Staten Island. It debuts on FX in March.

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The Onion Comedy Fest: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, How Did This Get Made, & more

The Onion Comedy & Arts Festival runs May 30 - June 3 at various Chicago venues. Also performing: Chris Gethard, Scott Thompson, tapings of podcasts Judge John Hodgman, I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats, Hollywood Handbook, and Bitch Sesh, plus Tom Scharpling, Jo Firestone, "Clickhole LIve!," and more.

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James Murphy talks new LCD LP (& cover art), Bowie & more on ‘The Best Show’ (listen)

JLCD Soundsystem honcho James Murphy was the guest on Tom Scharpling's The Best Show on Tuesday night (8/8) for a nearly three-hour, freewheeling conversation....

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Scharpling & Wurster add 2nd ‘Rock, Rot & Rule’ 20th Anniversary show (tix on sale)

Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their classic The Best Show's classic 'Rock, Rot & Rule' bit at Brooklyn's new Murmrr Theatre on October 21. That show sold out and they've just added a late show to the night...

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Scharpling & Wurster hosting ‘Rock, Rot & Rule’ 20th anniversary show in Brooklyn

One of the most famous bits on Tom Scharpling's The Best Show on WFMU was when Ronald Thomas Clontle (in actuality Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster) appeared on the show in 1997 to promote his music guide Rock, Rot & Rule, a book which the author called “the ultimate argument settler"...

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Kurt Vile tells us his Top 10 of 2016 ++ win tix to his Terminal 5 show with Woods

Though Kurt Vile didn't release a record in 2016, you can't say he took it easy (though he always takes it easy), as he was busy touring, and guesting on records by Luke Roberts, Hope Sandoval & The Warm Intentions, the National's massive Grateful Dead tribute, lending his voice to HBO series Animals, and more. Ku...

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