Thursday morning music news: The Eagles doc-rock, Madonna Jazzercises and Claude Nobs passes on
“The Eagles documentary has landed.” Hat tip to the LA Times for the superlative headline.
The superlative Dangerous Minds digs up a video of Devo blowing minds in New York in 1977.
Al Jazeera reports on the struggle to rebuild a culture of music in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Vibe rounds up the best MLK samples.
The Postal Service celebrates 10 years with a reunion and some new songs.
Adam Ant is back.
Ditto for Vampire Weekend. The band’s third album hits the streets on May 7.
The New York Times reports on a pretty amazing disco auction.
Get fit with Madge!
Hypebot charts the reach of online music services. Pandora is still king.
And these numbers prove why.
Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, has died at the age of 76.
The beloved Annie Zaleski scoops up 10 perfect Cheap Trick songs.
I’ve got a whole lot of nada against Spain, but is it too late to move the Primavera Sound Festival to the Midwest?
The single most important question of the week is whether Beyonce lip-synced at the inauguration. Score one for Ms. Knowles-Carter.
Myspace 2.0/6.0/14.0 (who can keep track?) just hit a speed bump.
You’d think Lou and John would just kiss and make up already. You’d be wrong.
The Nashville Scene’s Country Music Critic’s Poll is out.
The “shuffling” dance craze appears to have taken over an otherwise quite sensible London.
But Sonia Sotomayor has the real moves.
The Mars Volta’s Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has a new band, Bosnian Rainbows. Listen.
Jerry Seinfeld raps. Technically this is an Onion headline, but that doesn’t mean it’s not for real.