World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 11/23/16

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Prince 4Ever Album Cover

  • Listen to an unreleased Prince track, “Moonbeam Levels” (NME)
  • Hear John Mayer’s first new song in three years, “Love on the Weekend” (Rolling Stone)
  • Leonard Cohen’s manager says the artist passed away peacefully in his sleep (Paste)
  • Coldplay to release new Kaleidoscope EP next year (CoS)
  • Bob Dylan will not attend the Nobel Prize ceremony, says Swedish Academy (Spin)
  • The Killers release new Christmas album (Pitchfork)
  • Father John Misty shares new song “Holy Hell” (Stereogum)
  • Stone Temple Pilots deny they’ve chosen a new singer (UCR)
  • Members of The National launch Copenhagen festival (NME)
  • Revisiting Beatles’ rare, revelatory “Strawberry Fields Forever” early take (Rolling Stone)
  • There’s a New Monsters of Folk album and film in the works (Paste)
  • Morrissey pens letter to General Motors CEO calling for vegan leather in cars (Spin)
  • Vampire Weekend rumored to have signed with Columbia for new album in 2017 (CoS)
  • Sharon Jones suffered a stroke while watching the election results, Dap-Kings say (AV Club)
  • Listen to Cloud Nothings’ new song “Internal World” (Pitchfork)
  • Oasis Supersonic director wants to make films about Arctic Monkeys and The Smiths (NME)
  • Phoenix are back, possibly with a new album (Paste)
  • Hear Grateful Dead’s final live “Standing on the Corner” from 1966 show (Rolling Stone)
  • Bonnaroo announces 2017 pre-sale taking place on Black Friday (CoS)
  • Photographer sues Playboy over fantastic Paul McCartney mullet photo (Spin)
  • Watch Haim surprise their high school teacher in new video (Pitchfork)
  • The story of Mick Jagger’s unreleased Blues album (UCR)
  • Sylvan Esso shares new song “Kick Jump Twist” (Stereogum)

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Jim James – “Here In Spirit” (Official Video)

The xx – “On Hold” (Saturday Night Live)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 11/2/16

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  • Arcade Fire debuted new music at a secret show this weekend (Paste)
  • John Lennon’s letter to Queen Elizabeth unearthed in used record sleeve (Rolling Stone)
  • Adele speaks about her battle with postnatal depression (NME)
  • Watch My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and Andrew Bird play new version of “Sic of Elephants” (Pitchfork)
  • A Smiths reunion almost happened in 2008, according to Johnny Marr (AV Club)
  • Neil Young has a new, primarily acoustic album coming out in December (Spin)
  • Smash Mouth got into a Twitter fight with the Oakland A’s at 2:30 am (CoS)
  • Phish honor David Bowie With Full-Album Performance of Ziggy Stardust (UCR)
  • Mayer Hawthorne releases surprise EP, Party of One (Paste)
  • Eric Clapton sued by bluesman’s estate over mistaken Unplugged credit (Rolling Stone)
  • Bono named as one of Glamour’s Women Of The Year (NME)
  • Watch President Obama sing “Purple Rain,” Dance to “Thriller” with Michelle (Pitchfork)
  • Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins announces debut solo LP (Stereogum)
  • Johnny Marr announces book tour for his new memoir, Set the Boy Free (Spin)
  • Hippo Campus announce debut album landmark, share video for “boyish” (CoS)
  • Roger Daltrey says Rock ‘n’ Roll has reached a dead end (UCR)
  • She & Him share “Happy Holiday” off forthcoming album Christmas Party (Paste)
  • Aerosmith meet Barack Obama by chance at Florida airport (Rolling Stone)
  • The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” Lego set released today (NME)
  • Watch Muse dress up as the Cramps, cover “New Kind of Kick” for Halloween (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Cubs superfan Eddie Vedder sing at the World Series (AV Club)
  • Billy Corgan blasts celebrity Cubs fans: “I don’t necessarily see them in June” (CoS)
  • Bon Iver is selling a dang flannel shirt inspired by his new album (Spin)
  • Paul McCartney shares his struggles with stage fright (UCR)
  • A new Japandroids album is on the way (Paste)
  • Watch Chris Martin, Conan sing Coldplay’s “Yellow” in cockney accents (Rolling Stone)
  • Arcade Fire recorded their audience singing for a new song last night (NME)
  • Look inside David Bowie art display ahead of auction (Pitchfork)
  • Martin Courtney shares “Asleep” video (Stereogum)
  • The immortal Iggy Pop is back in the studio again (Spin)
  • Kevin Morby dedicates two new songs to victims of Pulse nightclub shooting (CoS)
  • Phil Collins says he did not divorce his Wife by fax (UCR)
  • Cherry Glazerr announce new album Apocalipstick, share new video for “Nurse Ratched” (Pitchfork)
  • Bob Dylan finally acknowledges his Nobel Prize win (Paste)

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Wilco – “Someone To Lose”

The Shins – “Dead Alive”

The Orwells – “They Put A Body In The Bayou” (Official Video)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 10/26/16

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Paisley Park Studios as seen on May 1, 2016, in Chanhassen, Minnesota. / miker / Shutterstock.com

  • Prince’s Paisley Park Museum officially approved (Rolling Stone)
  • The Flaming Lips announce new album, Oczy Mlody (AV Club)
  • Listen to The Rolling Stones’ “Hate to See You Go” (UCR)
  • The Shins are teasing a mysterious something (Spin)
  • Wet share two new songs, “The Middle” and “Turn Away” (Paste)
  • Pre-Smiths band Freak Party’s lost songs unearthed, “Firefly” shared (Pitchfork)
  • Ryan Adams responds to calls to cover albums by Oasis and The Strokes (NME)
  • Beck, Chris Martin, Chad Smith formed a new boy band (CoS)
  • Watch Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket and Neil Young cover Bob Dylan (UCR)
  • Former Pearl Jam drummer jilted by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Spin)
  • The Decemberists announce The Crane Wife reissue to include essay by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Paste)
  • Jeff Tweedy, Sharon Van Etten, Frank Black & more star in new “Sexiest Elbows in Rock” trailer (Pitchfork)
  • Paul McCartney responds to Phil Collins over feud (NME)
  • Bob Dylan no longer acknowledging he won the Nobel Prize (Spin)
  • Nobel Prize member calls Bob Dylan’s silence impolite and arrogant (Rolling Stone)
  • Kurt Vonnegut thought Bob Dylan was “the worst poet alive” (CoS)
  • Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions share new song “A Wonderful Seed” (Stereogum)
  • Tom Petty to release entire catalog in two vinyl box sets (UCR)
  • Nick Offerman and Jeff Tweedy wrote woodworking-themed songs together (Paste)
  • Watch Florence and the Machine’s full performance on “Austin City Limits” (Pitchfork)
  • Bloc Party share new video for “Stunt Queen” (NME)
  • Punk legends The Damned plot north american tour, new LP (Rolling Stone)
  • Gorillaz share new digital story The Book of Murdoc (CoS)
  • Bruce Springsteen wrote a song for Harry Potter and they didn’t even use it (AV Club)
  • Sad13 of Speedy Ortiz releases “Devil In U,” third single off forthcoming solo debut (Paste)
  • The true story behind Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee” (UCR)
  • Tame Impala side project Barbagallo to release new album Grand Chien (Pitchfork)
  • Phil Chess, Co-founder of iconic Chicago blues label Chess Records, is dead at 95 (Spin)
  • The Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture shares first song from new band Summer Moon (NME)
  • New Nico biopic will depict her life after Velvet Underground (Spin)

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Van Morrison – “Every Time I See A River”

Andrew Bird: Live From The Great Room – “Perfect Day” (ft. Matt Berninger)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 10/19/16

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Bob Dylan / Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com

  • Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize in Literature (Rolling Stone)
  • Bob Dylan won’t return Nobel Prize panel’s phone calls (CoS)
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations include Pearl Jam, Tupac, Yes (Spin)
  • Unreleased David Bowie songs, “No Plan” and “When I Met You, receive world premieres (UCR)
  • Jim James shares new song “Here In Spirit” (Stereogum)
  • The Beatles come to lego in The Yellow Submarine (Paste)
  • Jack White’s Third Man Records releasing coloring book (Pitchfork)
  • Grizzly Bear say their new album is 90 percent done (NME)
  • Chuck Berry celebrates 90th birthday with first album in 38 years (Rolling Stone)
  • Anthony Kiedis’ nine-year-old son joins Red Hot Chili Peppers on stage (CoS)
  • Watch Paul McCartney and Rihanna sing “FourFiveSeconds” at Desert Trip (Spin)
  • Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold announces solo album (AV Club)
  • Phil Collins announces Not Dead Yet Live tour dates (UCR)
  • Bon Iver announces 2 A Million gender equity campaign (Paste)
  • Listen to Fred Armisen and Bill Hader’s new Talking Heads parody album (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Jack White perform White Stripes song live with Margo Price (NME)
  • Elton John to document crazy life in new autobiography (Rolling Stone)
  • Japandroids shred through new songs “Near to the Wild Heart of Life” and “No Known Drug or Drink” (CoS)
  • R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” demo is pretty good (Spin)
  • Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam announces world tour (AV Club)
  • The Who announce super deluxe My Generation reissue (UCR)
  • Foxygen release new single, the very unpatriotic “America” (Paste)
  • Riot Fest vendor names meat-filled sandwich after Morrissey (Pitchfork)
  • Fan proposes to girlfriend in front of Green Day at in-store signing (NME)
  • Jerry Garcia’s first studio recordings set for release (Rolling Stone)
  • Foo Fighters lawsuit against tour insurers ends with undisclosed settlement (Spin)
  • Paul McCartney plays intimate 300-capacity roadhouse gig (CoS)
  • Suzanne Vega shares “We Of Me” video (Stereogum)
  • Phil Collins reveals the Paul McCartney insult he never forgot (UCR)
  • Cloud Nothings announce new album Life Without Sound, release new single “Modern Act” (Paste)
  • Lush cancel upcoming gigs as Phil King leaves band (NME)
  • The Last Shadow Puppets cover Leonard Cohen, The Fall, more on new EP (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Norah Jones’ breathtaking “Tragedy” video (Rolling Stone)
  • Bob Weir and members of The National perform “Lay My Lily Down” on Colbert (CoS)
  • Watch this newly surfaced retro footage of Oasis rehearsing “All Around the World” (Spin)
  • Charles Bradley’s team offers update on his condition, shares contact info for well-wishers (Paste)

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Kings Of Leon – “Waste A Moment” (Fallon)

Maggie Rogers – “Alaska”

Moby & The Void Pacific Choir – “Are You Lost In The World Like Me” (Official Video)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 10/12/16

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  • The Rolling Stones officially announce Blue & Lonesome, forthcoming album of Blues covers (Paste)
  • Ed Sheeran seeks to dismiss excessively verbose copyright lawsuit (Stereogum)
  • Desert Trip: See photos of historic classic rock summit (Rolling Stone)
  • Watch Vincent perform new song, “Cruel” at David Lynch festival (Pitchfork)
  • These were David Bowie’s 25 favorite vinyl records (CoS)
  • Alt-J post studio picture ahead of third album (NME)
  • Watch Paul McCartney and Neil Young perform “A Day in the Life” at Desert Trip (UCR)
  • Green Day play “Why Do You Want Him?” live for the first time in 15 years (Spin)
  • Norah Jones: “2016 is a weird place to be” (Paste)
  • Patton Oswalt rocks the stars and stripes in new Weezer video (AV Club)
  • Depeche Mode plan new album Spirit, 2017 tour (Rolling Stone)
  • Foxygen tease new music in new video (Pitchfork)
  • John Lennon graphic novel revealed at New York Comic Con (NME)
  • Adele: “Bon Iver’s music is one of the true loves of my life” (CoS)
  • Rolling Stones Cover The Beatles’ “Come Together,” play new blues song at Desert Trip (UCR)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Kllinghoffer covers Radiohead’s “Spectre” live (Spin)
  • Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien announces plans for a solo album (Paste)
  • Brian Wilson talks mental illness, drugs and life after Beach Boys (Rolling Stone)
  • Sleater-Kinney was an answer on Jeopardy! tonight (Stereogum)
  • The Who compare themselves to Adele and Justin Bieber at Desert Trip (NME)
  • The xx announce fall 2016 tour (Pitchfork)
  • Roger Waters posts teaser video for upcoming Us and Them project (UCR)
  • Watch Liam Gallagher threaten to slap an Oasis fan in new Supersonic clip (Spin)
  • See Iggy Pop transform from high school debate king into Stooges wildman (Rolling Stone)
  • Wings of Love: Lykke Li and Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt talk new supergroup LIV (Pitchfork)
  • Of course Ken Bone was the drummer in a Christian rock band (CoS)
  • The Strokes are working on a new album, confirms band member (NME)
  • Roger Waters and The Who close out Desert Trip (UCR)
  • Gorillaz release another multimedia story, The Book of Russel (Spin)
  • See Billie Joe Armstrong awkwardly meet Joan Jett in Ordinary World clip (Rolling Stone)
  • Watch Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker’s old band Mink Mussel Creek reunite (Pitchfork)
  • Video of Father John Misty in college proves he wasn’t always so cool (CoS)
  • Michelle Williams in talks to star as Janis Joplin (UCR)
  • Here’s what Prince’s urn looks like (Spin)

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Phish – “Breath and Burning” (Fallon)

Norah Jones – “Flipside” (Fallon)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 9/28/16

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  • The Rolling Stones will release live album from their historic Cuba performance (Paste)
  • Hear Jim James’ soulful protest song “Same Old Lie” (Rolling Stone)
  • Green Day are “Still Breathing” on new song (CoS)
  • Listen to Bon Iver’s new song “8 (circle)” (Pitchfork)
  • Beck’s new album has reportedly been pushed back to November (NME)
  • Don Henley says an Eagles reunion could happen (UCR)
  • Eddie Vedder and Chris Martin sang Pearl Jam and Patti Smith (Spin)
  • MGMT comeback pushed back to 2017 (Stereogum)
  • Bob Dylan to release new 1966 live recordings as 36-disc set (Paste)
  • Moby previews upcoming LP with New Wave song (Rolling Stone)
  • Temple of the Dog share alternate mix of “Say Hello 2 Heaven” (CoS)
  • Dirty Projectors return with video for new song “Keep Your Name” (Pitchfork)
  • Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie: We’ve got seven tracks for a new album (NME)
  • Watch Nirvana’s Nevermind baby grow up via anniversary photo shoots (Spin)
  • Van Morrison says he has so many unreleased songs it makes my head spin (UCR)
  • Watch Green Day play Revolution Radio songs live for the first time (Stereogum)
  • Andrew Bird & Fiona Apple debut a new song they wrote with a five-year-old (Paste)
  • See Jackson Browne’s moving Bruce Springsteen cover (Rolling Stone)
  • Beck’s entire discography is getting reissued on vinyl (CoS)
  • Ryan Adams pens 15th anniversary tribute to Gold (Pitchfork)
  • Former Bushmills Brand ambassador Bon Iver wishes Beyoncé wouldn’t sell out (Spin)
  • Robin Pecknold calls Justin Vernon a hypocrite over Beyonce sponsorship diss (NME)
  • Joe Perry’s new solo record is in the can (UCR)
  • R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco (AV Club)
  • American Wrestlers debut new song “Amazing Grace,” announce tour dates (Paste)
  • Watch Stevie Wonder recall nickname The Temptations gave him (Rolling Stone)
  • Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions share “Let Me Get There” (CoS)
  • Adele says that quitting smoking has made her voice weaker (NME)
  • Bon Iver and the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner perform in Paris (Pitchfork)
  • Bruce Springsteen names his five favorite Springsteen songs (Spin)
  • Musicians band together for first-ever concert across america to end gun violence (Paste)
  • U2 rocks the vote in Las Vegas with Donald Trump sample (AV Club)
  • Regina Spektor shares new single “Older and Taller” (CoS)
  • See Morrissey’s earnest Ramones cover at Brooklyn concert (Rolling Stone)
  • Father John Misty is no longer on Twitter or Instagram (Pitchfork)
  • Robert Plant joins concerts for Refugees tour (UCR)
  • Jack Garratt shares the letter he received from Barack Obama (NME)

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The Pretenders – “Holy Commotion” (Official Video)

Band Of Horses – “Casual Party” (Fallon)

Empire Of The Sun – “High And Low”

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 9/21/16

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  • Adele: I owe 90% of my career to Amy Winehouse (Rolling Stone)
  • Bon Iver debuts new song “8 (circle)” on Fallon (CoS)
  • Sting’s “50,000” was inspired by the deaths of David Bowie and Prince (UCR)
  • My Morning Jacket’s Jim James announces his second solo album (AV Club)
  • Coldplay to release new version of A Head Full Of Dreams album (NME)
  • Phantogram sink into “Same Old Blues” on new song (Spin)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers announce 2017 North American tour (Paste)
  • Hear lost Temple of the Dog song “Angel of Fire” (Rolling Stone)
  • Gorillaz launch Instagram account, career-spanning timeline (Pitchfork)
  • Elton John plans to stop releasing new albums (UCR)
  • Thom Yorke unveils new solo song “Coloured Candy” (CoS)
  • Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago checks into rehab (AV Club)
  • Lineup for Prince Tribute Concert officially announced (Paste)
  • Green Day postpone first gigs of tour as infection strikes band (NME)
  • Smiths drummer Mike Joyce fights british supermarket over pig candy (Pitchfork)
  • Dirty Projectors are back (Spin)
  • See Ike & Tina Turner’s explosive James Brown cover (Rolling Stone)
  • La Sera announce new Queens EP, share title track (CoS)
  • Neil Young protests Dakota Access Pipeline with new song, “Indian Givers” (UCR)
  • Warpaint share new song “Whiteout” (Stereogum)
  • Adele not touring again for another ten years (NME)
  • Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr reminisce (Spin)
  • She & Him announce second holiday album, Christmas Party (Paste)
  • Watch Jeff Tweedy Crack Jokes on @Midnight (Pitchfork)
  • Iggy Pop to revisit Post Pop Depression for concert film, live album (Rolling Stone)
  • Man Man frontman Honus Honus goes solo on new single “Oh No!” (CoS)
  • Bruce Springsteen was so depressed he didn’t want to get out of bed (UCR)
  • Laura Jane Grace gets Topshop to pull $700 Against Me! jacket (Stereogum)
  • Courtney Barnett says her next album might be just me and a piano (NME)
  • Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is a ex-punk family man in ordinary world (Spin)
  • Listen to Beach Slang cover Japandroids’ “Younger Us” (Pitchfork)

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Kings Of Leon – “Waste A Moment”

Jack White – “Sugar Never Tasted So Good” (Later with Jools Holland)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 9/14/16

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Kings Of Leon

  • Listen to Kings of Leon’s energetic new single “Waste A Moment” (Paste)
  • David Bowie’s final recordings to appear on Lazarus Cast Album (Rolling Stone)
  • Green Day greet the weekend with Revolution Radio title track (Spin)
  • Bon Iver announce 2017 tour (Pitchfork)
  • Listen to the new Pretenders single “Holy Commotion!” (UCR)
  • Jack White fights back tears during emotional acoustic performance on Fallon (CoS)
  • Bruce Springsteen is going on a book tour (AV Club)
  • Nirvana’s Facebook page responds to Kurt Cobain is still alive conspiracy theory (NME)
  • Hear Norah Jones’ powerful, political “Flipside” (Rolling Stone)
  • Listen to Oasis’ legendary Mustique demo “Don’t Go Away” (Paste)
  • Remember when Jimi Hendrix protested the National Anthem? (Spin)
  • The Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture launches new band Summer Moon (Pitchfork)
  • Peter Gabriel releases new single “The Veil” (UCR)
  • Third Eye Blind announce new EP, share “Company of Strangers” (CoS)
  • The Kills share “Impossible Tracks” video (Stereogum)
  • Duncan Jones confirms David Bowie’s ashes were not scattered at Burning Man (NME)
  • Listen to Kevin Morby’s glossy new single “Tiny Fires” (Paste)
  • Roy Orbison’s first career-spanning collection out in October (Rolling Stone)
  • MTV to air music television (Spin)
  • Andrew Bird soundtracks new gun safety video (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Pete Townshend play “Rough Boys” from Face the Face (UCR)
  • Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam make late-night debut with “1000 Times” (CoS)
  • The Killers have started recording their fifth album (NME)
  • Watch Nick Cave’s somber video for “I Need You,” from his recording studio doc (AV Club)
  • Bob Weir escapes to “Gonesville” in his new cowboy-inspired tune (Paste)
  • Depeche Mode detail massive video box set (Rolling Stone)
  • Weezer and Wavves announce Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter Split 7″ (Spin)
  • Iman says she’s holding up in first interview after David Bowie’s death (UCR)
  • Billy Corgan working with Rick Rubin on solo album (Pitchfork)
  • Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson announces solo project Dams of the West (CoS)
  • Listen to Julian Casablancas-produced new single by The Growlers (NME)
  • Watch Julian Casablancas talk government corruption with Henry Giroux (Rolling Stone)
  • Led Zeppelin’s publishers still seeking to recoup legal fees (UCR)
  • Listen to Regina Spektor’s new single, “Black and White” (Paste)

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Beck – “Wow”

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Go Robot” (Official Video)

The White Stripes — “City Lights” (Official Video)

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 9/7/16

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  • Jack White unearths acoustic version of The Raconteurs’ “Carolina Drama” (CoS)
  • Jack White unveils interactive career-spanning timeline (Paste)
  • Bruce Springsteen’s upcoming solo album won’t be anything like Nebraska (UCR)
  • Watch The Shins perform new songs “Dead Alive,” “Rubber Balls” (Pitchfork)
  • Dave Grohl’s Mom pens book about raising rock stars (Rolling Stone)
  • An asteroid near Mars has been named after Freddie Mercury (A.V. Club)
  • Bon Iver shares new track “33 GOD” (NME)
  • Bon Iver reveals the secrets of new album 22, A Million at press conference (Pitchfork)
  • Dawes reassure us that “We’re All Gonna Die” on new single (CoS)
  • Stevie Nicks wants to perform “Landslide” at Hillary Clinton’s inauguration (UCR)
  • Nick Waterhouse releases retro Leon Bridges collaboration, “Katchi” (Paste)
  • Green Day announce North American, European tour dates (Rolling Stone)
  • It’s official: Apple is removing the headphone jack from iPhones (Stereogum)
  • The Strokes will release new music next year says Nick Valensi (NME)
  • Sylvan Esso are slaves to the “Radio” on new song (CoS)
  • SXSW announces first wave of 2017 artists (Paste)
  • Ringo Starr’s White Album is most expensive vinyl ever (UCR)
  • Watch Arcade Fire perform “Vampire/Forest Fire” in rare 2002 footage (Pitchfork)
  • Stevie Nicks announces 24 Karat GoldS. tour (Rolling Stone)
  • Thom Yorke is sick of finding creative ways to release music (Stereogum)
  • Watch Ed Sheeran & Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid perform “Chasing Cars” (NME)
  • Tokyo Police Club premiere new song “My House” (CoS)
  • Complete collection of Lou Reed’s solo albums to be released in October (Paste)
  • Watch Bat for Lashes cover Fleetwood Mac’s “Gypsy” (Pitchfork)
  • Daryl Hall and John Oates get their Hollywood Star (UCR)
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off soundtrack arrives after skipping the past 30 years (AV Club)
  • Hear E.M.’s rare, acoustic “Radio Song” demo (Rolling Stone)
  • Against Me!’s shares video for “333” (NME)
  • Hipster President Barack Obama is hosting his very own music festival (CoS)
  • The Revolution reunites in honor of Prince (Paste)
  • Santana to release Live at the House of Blues Las Vegas (UCR)
  • Listen to Frances Bean Cobain’s first public mixtape (NME)
  • Bob Dylan to unveil enormous iron archway in Maryland (Rolling Stone)

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The Rolling Stones – Olé Olé Olé: A Trip Across Latin America (Trailer)

OASIS SUPERSONIC DOCUMENTARY (TRAILER)

Against Me! – “333”

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 8/31/16

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Bon Iver by D.L. Anderson

  • Bon Iver premieres new song “33 “GOD”” (CoS)
  • Bon Iver’s new song “33 ‘God’” samples Paolo Nutini (Pitchfork)
  • Hear Led Zeppelin’s previously unreleased song “Sunshine Woman” (UCR)
  • Listen to Wilco’s new Beatles inspired single, “Someone to Lose” (Paste)
  • Sting says his new album is inspired by the “immortal” David Bowie (NME)
  • John Lennon’s killer Mark David Chapman denied parole for ninth time (Rolling Stone)
  • Liam Gallagher confirms plans to release solo album (Spin)
  • Local Natives preview new album with soulful “Coins” (CoS)
  • Jimmy Eat World shares new song “Sure And Certain” (Stereogum)
  • Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam share new song “When The Truth Is…” (Pitchfork)
  • Bruce Springsteen breaks his record for longest U.S. show twice in one week (UCR)
  • Sleigh Bells detail Jessica Rabbit, share new track “It’s Just Us Now” (Paste)
  • Coldplay pay tribute to Gene Wilder with “Pure Imagination” cover (NME)
  • David Crosby plots fall tour behind Lighthouse LP (Rolling Stone)
  • Eddie Vedder joins Elvis Costello, Band of Horses and more at Ohana Festival (Spin)
  • Real Estate mixing fourth LP, share clip of new song (CoS)
  • Smash Mouth frontman Steve Harwell is recovering after falling on stage (A.V. Club)
  • Watch the National’s Matt Berninger and Andrew Bird cover Lou Reed (Pitchfork)
  • The Rolling Stones’ EXHIBITIONISM set to make its North American debut (Paste)
  • CRX, The Strokes’ Nick Valensi’s new band, announce debut album (NME)
  • Warren Haynes, Avett Brothers set for All-Star Jerry Garcia tribute (Rolling Stone)
  • CHVRCHES paid tribute to Harambe at Reading Festival this weekend (Spin)
  • Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Morrissey turned into Garbage Pail Kids (CoS)
  • Graham Nash opens up about rift with David Crosby, but won’t rule out reunion (UCR)
  • Pixies, Courtney Barnett and more releasing tapes for Cassette Store Day (Pitchfork)
  • Flea isn’t fazed by Fox News host (NME)
  • Reports say LCD Soundsystem canceled Asian tour to work on new album (Paste)
  • Remembering the Beatles’ final concert (Rolling Stone)
  • Dave Grohl and Prophets of Rage Covered MC5’s “Kick Out the Jams” (Spin)
  • Boxed In shares new song and video for “Forget” (Stereogum)
  • Jack White plays in celebrity baseball game (Pitchfork)

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Coldplay “A Head Full Of Dreams” (Official Video)

Angel Olsen “Shut Up Kiss Me” (Colbert)

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