BROOKLYN VEGAN: Two “lost” Michael Hutchence songs produced by Danny Saber getting released on new single (listen to “One Way”)

SOURCE Bill Pearis April 4, 2024 When INXS frontman Michael Hutchence died in 1997, he had been working on his first solo album, which featured collaborations with Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill, Black Grape producer Danny Saber and Bomb the Bass‘ Tim Simenon. It was posthumously released in 1999, featuring mostly the Gill collaborations, but two songs Hutchence made with Saber are now seeing the light of […]

CONSEQUENCE: The Story Behind Huey Lewis and The News’ “I Want a New Drug” and Their Seminal Sports: Podcast

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SOURCE   Consequence Staff and Peter Csathy March 25, 2024 | 11:51am ET Listen via: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Podcasts  | More Platforms Do you like Huey Lewis and the News? Their early work was a little new wave for some, but when Sports came out in ’83, the band had really came into their own, commercially and artistically. Hey, Paul, listen to Huey Lewis himself dive […]

PITCHFORK: The Church and the Afghan Whigs Announce Summer 2024 Co-Headlining Tour

SOURCE By Nina Corcoran February 6, 2024 The Afghan Whigs (The Afghan Whigs), the Church (Hugh Stewart) The Church and the Afghan Whigs and have announced a co-headlining tour of North America. The shows begin in June and will feature Ed Harcourt as support, with Kristin Hersh subbing in as the opener in Brooklyn. Find the full list of tour dates below. Though […]

GUITAR WORLD: “We didn’t expect to be playing gay pride festivals, but drag queens and DJs took to us… a great song is great, no matter who plays it”: How GayC/DC took AC/DC classics and “turned up the volume on the sex and aggression”

SOURCE By Andrew Daly Save for a massive appearance at Power Trip Festival in October 2023, Aussie legends AC/DC have been mostly dormant since they came off the road in 2016. But one of the world’s leading tribute bands, GayC/DC, are picking up the slack. Of course, the cover group’s motivation is different from the original, […]

SPIN Albums of the Year: The Church, “The Hypnogogue”

SOURCE Who determines the best albums of the year? Ultimately, it’s you. The best albums are the ones you love, without explanation. Here are ours.  The Church, The Hypnogogue I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: True artists only get better with time. (And in case you need the reminder, commercial success does not define […]

PEOPLE.COM: Aqua on ‘Barbie Girl’ Resurgence, Grammy Nods and US Tour: ‘It’s Been Out-of-This-World Fantastic!’ (Exclusive)

SOURCE By Jack Irvin Published on December 22, 2023 07:13PM EST Aqua. PHOTO: GUDMUND THAI After nearly three decades in the business, Aqua‘s party is still going strong. The Danish Eurodance group had a massive 2023, thanks to their signature hit “Barbie Girl” getting reworked by Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice for the Barbie film, which earned the band a […]

ROLLING STONE: ‘DREADFUL MISTAKE’ Keane Unearth 20-Year-Old Song They Wrote for ‘Love Actually’ But Was Turned Down

SOURCE BY DANIEL KREPS DECEMBER 1, 2023 British rockers Keane have unearthed their previously unreleased song “Love Actually,” which, as the title suggests, was written for the beloved 2003 rom-com of the same name but ultimately unused by the film’s director. In defense of Love Actually director Richard Curtis, Keane wrote the song before the then-unknown band even released their […]