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David Bowie & Tina Turner Commercial and Live Duet

Sad to hear about the passing of one of the greats, David Bowie. Found a couple of videos of him and another great, Tina Turner. The Pepsi commercial is from 1988 and the live duet of ‘Tonight’ is from 1985. Enjoy!  

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Kanrocksas Music Festival Lineup Announced

Kanrocksas Music Festival Lineup Announced

Excited for this year’s Kanrocksas! 2011’s Kanrocksas was crazy hot but a blast. Here’s some video from 2011: http://www.youtube.com/user/beatlawrence What are your thoughts about the lineup below? Was surprised to see a few on here. Empire of the Sun?! Where have they been? A limited amount of two-day passes are available now for $175.00, with […]

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Chris Cornell, David Byrne Cover Whitney

It’s been a week since Whitney Houston passed away. I came across these interesting covers of her songs and I thought I’d share them in case you hadn’t heard them yet. The first is a cover of “I Will Always Love You” by Chris Cornell, the former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman. I guess, technically, it […]

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New Video: Stars – “Dead Hearts”

**We apologize. The original video link was deleted. We have updated it now.** Montreal’s Stars have released a video for “Dead Hearts” and you can take part in a “crowd-sourced” version of the video. Stars enlisted the help of Canadian street artist Roadsworth to conceptualize the heart imagery used in the video. Now, the band […]

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Murder By Death-New Year’s Eve Show!

Murder By Death will be hitting up the Granada for New Year’s and we’re giving away tickets! Shoot us an email for your chance to win 1 of 3 pairs! beatlawrence@gmail.com, subject MBD

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Listen to Ting Tings preview of Hands

The Ting Tings blew up a couple of years ago with their hits “That’s Not My Name” and “Shut Up and Let Me Go”. Here’s a preview of their soon to be released single “Hands”

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Chromeo-Don’t turn the lights on video

Summertime videos are rampant but this week Chromeo ups the ante and TRUMPS once again with their incredible video for ‘Don’t Turn the Lights On’! Director Keith Schofield (did the infamous Charlotte Gainsbourg/Beck clip) turns the duo’s atmospheric funk ballad into a surrealist “thriller”. Their album Business Casual drops 9/14 on Atlantic.

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Broken Bells Annouce First Full Length U.S. Tour

In the wake of their new band’s self titled Columbia Records debut charting at #7 and selling just shy of 50,000 in its first week (and reaching as high as #1 on iTunes),  James Mercer and Brian Burton a/k/a Danger Mouse have confirmed Broken Bells first ever tour. The dates commence May 18 in San […]

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The Heart is a Drum Machine movie trailer

The film features the likes of Wayne Coyne, Jason Schwartzman, Elijah Wood, Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT, Britt Daniel of Spoon, Juliette Lewis, John Frusciante, Maynard James Keenan, and more, all  answering the question “What is Music?”  It’s an insightful, entertaining film for all kinds of music lovers.

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The Hold Steady’s ‘Heaven Is Whenever’ Set For Release May 4

The Hold Steady, lauded for the scope, depth, truth and heart they bring to chronicling the American rock myth, recently put the finishing touches on ‘Heaven Is Whenever,’ their new album set for release May 4 on Vagrant Records. The album was produced by Dean Baltulonis, who engineered the band’s ‘Almost Killed Me’ and produced […]

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