Archive for July 10th, 2012

Q&A: Skrillex on the Future of Dance Music and Pitfalls of Fame

July 10th, 2012
Few artists are busier this summer than Skrillex who is taking his loud full-sensory-overload live show across giant venues from San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to New York's Randalls Island When we caught up with the DJ backstage at Bonnaroo last month he was finishing a remix due that day...

Johnny Depp Co-Editing Lost Woody Guthrie Novel

July 10th, 2012
Johnny Depp is co-editing the lost Woody Guthrie novel House of Earth alongside author Douglas Brinkley with the book set for publication sometime next year the New York Times reports As noted in an essay penned by the pair that appeared in the Times House of Earth was inspired by Guthrie's...

Wanda Jackson ‘In the Studio’

July 10th, 2012
Wanda Jackson turns 75 in October but the rockabilly icon shows little sign of slowing down On October 9th Jackson will release Unfinished Business – her 31st studio album – on Sugar Hill Records With production by folk musician Justin Townes Earle the album features performances of Woody Guthrie's "California...

Tony Winner Will Play Janis Joplin in Upcoming Biopic

July 10th, 2012
An upcoming Janis Joplin biopic has found its star Tony award-winning actress Nina Arianda will appear as the singer in the Sean Durkin-directed Joplin Deadline reports According to producer Peter Newman who's been trying to put together a Joplin flick along with his partners for the past 12 years Arianda will...

Band of Horses Unveil New Album

July 10th, 2012
Band of Horses have revealed that their next record Mirage Rock will be out on September 18th Pitchfork reports The follow-up to 2010's Infinite Arms was produced by studio veteran Glyn Johns who has worked on records ranging from the Who and Bob Dylan to Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams The whole...

Run-D.M.C. to Reunite at Fun Fun Fun Fest

July 10th, 2012
Hip-hop trailblazers Run-DMC are set to reunite for a performance at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest which runs from November 2nd to the 4th in Austin Texas The two surviving members Joseph "Run" Simmons and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels will headline the main stage "We couldn’t be more excited" festival producer...

Ted Nugent Drummer Arrested After Stealing Golf Cart

July 10th, 2012
Ted Nugent drummer Mick Brown was arrested on Sunday in Bangor Maine after allegedly stealing a golf cart which he commandeered while intoxicated the Los Angeles Times reports Brown took the cart from the Bangor waterfront pavilion where Nugent had performed with Styx and REO Speedwagon According to police reports Brown...

Two Green Day Documentaries Coming

July 10th, 2012
Two documentaries about Green Day will accompany the release of the California punks' three upcoming albums which are set to drop between September and January Billboard reports One of the films will examine the making of those three LPs (Uno! Dos! and Tre!) while the other is being pieced together from vintage...

Frank Ocean Makes TV Debut on ‘Fallon’

July 10th, 2012
Last night rising R&B virtuoso Frank Ocean took the stage at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for his first-ever TV performance a string section- and Roots-assisted rendition of the poignant hymn "Bad Religion" from his debut album Channel Orange The long-anticipated album drops in physical form July 17th but with...

‘Thunder’ Ft. Bonnie McKee (Tantrum Desire remix) by Rusko – Free MP3

July 10th, 2012
Artist RuskoSong "Thunder" (Tantrum Desire Remix)Album SONGS "One thing I love about this song is the fact that I reversed the original (it was an unreleased Bonnie track) – I made the verse into the chorus of 'Thunder' and the chorus into the verse" Rusko tells Rolling Stone