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In Memorial: Michael Jackson A True Apollo Legend Photos

Wow – has it really been 3 years since the King of Pop departed this earthly realm? Someone just reminded me of this event I (BEYOND ALL POSSIBLE COMPREHENSION) ended up getting into with my pals TJ & The Tux… … Continue reading

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The World Is a Better Place

Carrying on the legacy of little-kids-playing-grown-up-in-a-music-videos, here is the latest chapter: a tribute to MCA in the remaking of the Beastie Boys “Sabotage.” James Winters, whoever you are, thank you. PS – if you are in New York City at … Continue reading

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RIP MCA

RIP Adam Yauch. This is a devastating blow to the music industry, religious philosophy, filmmaking, charity, life in general, and fake moustaches. Windows down and speakers up people. This weekend is for him. Nathaniel Hornblower FOREVER.

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RIP Davy Jones

Here is Beyond the Wizard’s Sleeve (aka Erol Alkan)’s brilliant reworking of The Monkees‘ “Can You Dig It” off the soundtrack to their movie Head. In other news, as Mike reminded me, David Bowie can go by his real name … Continue reading

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Etta James 1938-2012

Etta James has passed away at the age of 73. One of the many examples of how imperative and versatile she was is proven by her places in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Blues Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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R.I.P. R.E.M. / W.W.K.L.S. (What Would Kurt Loder Say?)

Wow. Mixed feelings regarding the pride of Athens Georgia aka R.E.M.‘s announcement today that the band is, well, disbanding. Tapping out after 31 years. Here’s the statement from the guys: “To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong … Continue reading

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R.I.P. DJ Mehdi / The Last Mixtape

Ugh. People ask me why I hate mornings, and waking up to a pile of frantic texts is one of those reasons. Today wasn’t the exception with the news of DJ Mehdi‘s passing. He was such a genuine and positive … Continue reading

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RIP Gerard Smith

This morning TV on the Radio posted on their website that bassist Gerard Smith had come to the end of a courageous fight against lung cancer, just 5 weeks after the public announcement of his diagnosis. This is a devastating … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Going To Post Anything Cobain-esque (Until I Saw These Vids)

Maybe it’s due to the influx of social media, but it seems like people are #RIPing extra hard in regards to the anniversary of Kurt Cobain‘s death 17 years ago. Erm, it’s a prime number? Anywhoozitjordancatelanobemine4evs, Jared Leto posted footage … Continue reading

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