Thursday Morning Music News: Google Music arrives, Black Sabbath revives and Doyle Bramhall passes on
Google to Apple, Amazon, Spotify, whatever: It’s on.
Remember the Columbia House record club? The Boston Phoenix does.
RIP to a great drummer and bluesman: Doyle Bramhall has passed away at the age of 62.
Music Alliance Pact shares 35 songs by 35 bloggers in 35 countries.
The BBC wants to know where the new megastars of music are.
In the about freaking time department: Cheap Trick plans a museum and venue in an old Buick dealership in Chicago.
Over at RFT Music, KDHX DJ Chris Bay compares the Grateful Dead and indie rock.
Hear some previously unreleased Smashing Pumpkins demos.
The Louis Armstrong Museum in New York just hit the motherlode.
Magnet magazine returns to print.
What if Beyoncé’s songs were an undergraduate thesis in women’s and gender studies?
“Lost Sirens” is the new collection of outtakes from New Order.
According to Johns Hopkins researchers, 20% of Americans
listen to Mogwai suffer hearing loss.
And speaking of
hearing loss Mogwai…
According to Black Sabbath itself, there will be an album — with Rick Rubin no less — and there will be a tour.
Flavorwire lists the 10 weirdest rock albums ever.
PopMatters interviews John Wesley Harding (aka novelist Wesley Stace).
What could be better than Stephen Colbert interviewing Brian Eno? An a cappella version of “Lean On Me” with the same, plus Michael Stipe.
A Replacements documentary without the ‘Mats’ music? Apparently.
Dr. Dog has a new album, “Be the Void,” set for February 2012 release.
Hot Chip + LCD Soundsystem = New Build. Listen.
When bad things happen to good bands’ iPads you hope iCloud knows what it’s doing.