As we mentioned yesterday, John Legend And The Roots recently covered Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up” during their Spike-Lee-directed American Express UNSTAGED show at New York’s Terminal 5. Here’s the video, which features Legend, Questlove, and Co. injecting a little soul into the Montreal band’s anthemic live-set closer.
Our latest Indie Rock Hit Parade live session features a pioneering figure of our namesake genre. Dean Wareham formed Galaxie 500 in 1987. The trio split after four very productive years, leaving Dean to form his next band, Luna. Since … Read More
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John Legend is playing the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York on Tuesday, May 13th and touches down in Philly on Tuesday, May 20th at Verizon Hall. Legend is touring in support of his recent studio album, Love In the … Read More
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Below, listen to the first new song, “When The People Cheer” from the forthcoming Roots album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. No date has been announced for the release of the album yet, however, Okayplayer did call it a … Read More
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