Archive for August 27th, 2009

Doors’ Final New York Concerts Emerge as Six-Disc Collection

August 27th, 2009
Photo: Michael Ochs Archive/Getty The Doors‘ final four concerts with Jim Morrison in the Big Apple will be released in their entirety November 10th in a six-disc collection called Live in New York. Nearly a third of the set’s 90 tracks were previously unreleased, including performances of “Break on Through,” “Soul Kitchen” and “When The Music’s Over.” The four shows were recorded on January 17th and 18th, 1970, with both days featuring early and late gigs ...

Lil Wayne, Eminem, Kanye West and Drake Team Up For “Forever”

August 27th, 2009
In perhaps the biggest all-star hip-hop collaboration since “Swagga Like Us,” Lil Wayne, Eminem, Kanye West and Drake have come together for a six-minute-plus track called “Forever.” It took a giant name in sports to get these titans of rap together, though: the song will feature in an upcoming documentary about basketball star LeBron James called More Than a Game. “Forever” was produced by Drake’s “Best I Ever Had” beatmaker Boi-1da. Nah Right hinted at ...

News Ticker: Chris Cornell, Carrie Underwood, Tegan and Sara, Massive Attack

August 27th, 2009
Photo: Katopodis/Getty Chris Cornell has struck a deal with Virgin America airlines that will bring his music to all flights in the fleet, so passengers can listen to Scream onboard the plane, watch Cornell videos in-flight, and hear some of his tunes while boarding the aircraft. A press release didn’t specify whether the agreement includes work by Soundgarden, Audioslave or Temple of the Dog. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have been booked to host the Country Music ...