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Thursday, 24 May 2012 11:41

Thursday morning music news: Goodbye to Robin Gibb and Donna Summer, hello to the Afghan Whigs and Metric

Thursday morning music news: Goodbye to Robin Gibb and Donna Summer, hello to the Afghan Whigs and Metric facebook.com/donnasummer
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RIP Robin Gibb. KDHX's Matt Champion looks back on some classic originals and cover songs of the Bee Gees.

The Guardian digs into the archives for a brilliant interview with Robert Moog.

Listen to the amazing Caetano Veloso interpret the poetry of Augusto de Campos.

You probably saw Foo Fighters with Mick Jagger on SNL, but did you see the after-party?

In contrast, an animated Carrie Brownstein isn't so sanguine about post-show hangouts.

Your eyes do not deceive you: Morrissey is a happy guy.

The Guardian looks back at the wider pop influence of the late Donna Summer.

Apparently, Atlanta rapper Killer Mike pays a lot of attention to his reviews.

Listen to a new single from Metric.

Watch a Beale Street funeral march tribute to Donald "Duck" Dunn.

Beach House issues a statement on the whole VW ad rip-off controversy.

The Austin City Limits Festival 2012 lineup is out.

The eternal debate rages on but vinyl really does sound better.

By market share, Sony is now the biggest label in the world.

Watch Afghan Whigs' return to form on Fallon.

Rolling Stone interviews Ad Rock and Mike D about their late compadre MCA.

You've been waiting, hoping, praying to the darkness for this moment: The World Goth Day Awards for 2012 are in.

And if you're a fan of LA post-punk you've been waiting for this compilation.

The Flaming Lips are going after Jay-Z's record for most shows in the most cities in 24 hours.

Learn how a great music scene transformed the city of Denton, Tx.

Enjoy some extremely rare footage of the Doors circa 1970.

RIP to a great DJ: Hal Jackson has died at age 96.

The Austin Chronicle takes a close and depressing look at streaming music royalties.

John Lennon takes paper writing service Miles Davis to the hoop.

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