BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a 16-part series that looks back on the legendary BBC-TV live music series Old Grey Whistle Test.
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Emerging and established acts (among them Matt Nathanson) once again leave their mark on Austin, Texas, during the South by Southwest music conference and festival
California singer/songwriters make an electric impression with new songs from their forthcoming albums
If you are a fan of rock ‘n’ roll history then the Rock Con festival in New Jersey is the place you want to be. On three days — July 30 through August 1 — the festival promotes itself as the “Weekend …
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David Bowie’s hugely influential 1976 album, “Station To Station,” will be released in two expanded packages
In addition to featuring well-drawn characters, interesting storylines, razor-sharp dialogue, and, for better or worse, the fashions of the early 1980s, Ashes to Ashes also has a fantastic soundtrack that is chock full of the music of the time.
Here’s how Geoff MacCormack puts it:
“Say you’re my friend,” he says, “and I invite you to a party, and the party goes on for three years, and you change costumes, and maybe we go home and say hello to mother — which is important, obviously — and we check with our families and, and we do all that, and we come back to the party and we carry on the theme, or the next theme, or the other theme, or whatever the theme is going to be and that’s kind of what it’s like.”