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Joanna Newsom: Some New, Some Weird

Folky singer-harpist Joanna Newsom debuted over two hours of new material at a secret (and in this case, secret does mean secret as only fifty people turned up) gig at Big Sur in California. She performed on harp and piano under the cover name “The Beatles’s”, and appears to have been warmly received. No news on how much of that material will ever be recorded, but one blog is hoping for a double album (as are we). Meanwhile Newsome’s music has been chosen to soundtrack a new underwear commercial for Victoria’s Secret. The song is ‘Sprout and the Bean’, which features lyrics like “I slept all day, awoke with distaste”, the underwear is a push up bra. A strange meeting of minds...

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Beatles Digitally Remastered (At Last)

It’s finally happened, and it’s taken four years of painstaking work, but the entire set of Beatles’ albums have been...

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Patrick Wolf to Debut Tracks Acoustically

If you’re one of those people who preferred Patrick Wolf in his more gothic incarnation, before he got all orange haired and...