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Desert Trip Festival with Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stone boasts insanely pricey resale tickets

For two consecutive weekends in October, Empire Polo Club in Indio, California—the location known for festivals such as Coachella—will host three nights of the world’s most iconic names in rock and roll. The first-ever Desert Trip Music Festival will begin with Weekend One on October 7-9, followed by Weekend Two, which is slated to run […]

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Listen to Billy Joel’s Take On Paul McCartney’s “Maybe I’m Amazed”

Being released on Nov. 18 is one of the most star-studded Paul McCartney tribute records we’ve seen yet. The Art Of McCartney, which honors one of the most established songwriters in our time, features 34 (42 via a deluxe version) tracks that, among others, include: The Cure (and Paul’s son James’) taken on “Hello, Goodbye” (which you can […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Built To Spill – “Jokerman” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One is a compilation tribute album that has been put together by producers Jesse Lauter and Sean O’Brien. The intent of the album is to highlight some underrated songs from Dylan’s “ignored” decade in music. One of the contributing artists is the Idaho based group known as Built To […]

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Dave Matthews, Jakob Dylan Form New Band

Dave Matthews and Jakob Dylan (the son of Bob Dylan and vocalist for The Wallflowers) have joined forces to create the supergroup The Nauts. Also in the band are Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton, his brother Will Sexton, and Brady Blade (who has accompanied Matthews on drums in the past). The band has recently recorded […]

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Bob Dylan Sued by Croatians for Racism

Following the release of an interactive video for “Like A Rolling Stone” that took the web by storm, the singer-songwriter is being sued for racism by a group of Croatians. In a 2012 interview with Rolling Stone, Dylan commented on the conflict between the Catholic Croats and Christian Orthodox Serbs, comparing it to Jews and […]

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Must Watch: Bob Dylan’s New Music Video For “Like a Rolling Stone”

Even if Bob Dylan‘s “Like a Rolling Stone” wasn’t one of the greatest rock and roll songs ever recorded, the new music video would still be worth watching. I say “watching” because it’s a music video, but “watching” isn’t quite the right word, since the video is actually interactive, allowing you to flip through television […]

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Stream the Soundtrack for ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

If anyone needed a little something extra to get yourself going on this Monday morning, well, you’re in luck as NPR has made the entire Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack available for streaming. The excellent new film from the Coen Brothers explores the 1960s New York underground folk scene. I reviewed the film for UTG last […]

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Hear Bob Dylan’s 1970 Outtake “Tomorrow Is A Long Time”

New Morning, Bob Dylan‘s eleventh studio album containing hits such as “The Man In Me” and “If Not For You,” has just had an outtake of “Tomorrow Is A Long Time” revealed. The song never made it onto the album, but a beautiful live 1963 version was slotted in his Greatest Hits Vol. 2. Now, over 40 years […]

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STREAM: The Blind Boys of Alabama ft. Justin Vernon – “Every Grain Of Sand (Bob Dylan Cover)”

Much like Jay Z, it seems like Justin Vernon wants to get his hands in on just about everything. Apart from Bon Iver, Volcano Choir, P.O.S., Gayngs, The Shouting Matches, and Kanye West, Vernon has taken gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama under his folk arms by producing their new album, I’ll Find A Way, out October […]

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Record Store Day 2013 Release List Announced

Vinyl purchasing is on the rise in the industry. However it never really died. Celebrated since 2007, Record Store Day is a day in April (2013 will celebrate on April 20) where fans celebrate their local record shops by purchasing records. While I am of the strict belief that every day is record store day, […]

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REVIEW: Alcoa – Bones and Marrow

Artist: Alcoa Album: Bones and Marrow Label: Bridge 9 Defeater is a hardcore band that’s been on the rise over the past few years. With their release of Empty Days & Sleepless Nights in 2011, the band grew exponentially in their popularity. They are fast, aggressive and just an overall intense emotional experience. When I […]

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Album Stream: The Wallflowers Preview “Glad All Over”

Slated for an October 2 release through Columbia Records, The Wallflowers are previewing their new album, Glad All Over, on iTunes. Whereas each song only gets a minute-and-a-half preview, the streams are enough to get a decent grasp on the album. Glad All Over was announced earlier this year after Jakob Dylan, son of Bob Dylan, […]