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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Fleetwood Mac perform w/ Christine McVie for first time since ’97, Velvet Underground mark 45th anniv w/ “Super Deluxe Reissue” and Eddie Vedder releases cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine”

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A reunited Fleetwood Mac played their first, full concert with Christine McVie for the first time since 1997. It happened at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tuesday night, September 30th. Read more here. The band played 24 songs including “The Chain” of which you can watch some live-recorded, fan video after the jump. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Watch Gary Clark Jr. shred his guitar, Aretha Franklin belt-out Adele and scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into writings

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Photo : Getty/Kevin Winter

XPN fav Gary Clark Jr. has released a two-disc live album called: “Gary Clark Jr. Live”. On it he covers Jimi Hendrix & Albert Collins. Watch Gary Clark Jr. tear it up on “Don’t Owe You Thing” @ Hyde park after the jump. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Belle and Sebastian announce new album, Ozzy Osbourne confirms final Black Sabbath album/tour and TV On The Radio enlists Pee-wee Herman actor in “Happy Idiot” video

Photo by Søren Solkær Starbird
Photo by Søren Solkær Starbird

Glasgow indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian will release their new album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” on January 20th of next year. Read more & watch the video for the cover song after the jump. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Listen to the new song from The Who, watch Norah Jones sing George Harrison and Neil Young to release his 35th album

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The Who have put out their first new song in 8 years called “Be Lucky” which will be featured on their soon to be released album “Who Hits 50!” celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary. It’ll feature hit songs that span the Who’s 11-album career, starting with their first recordings as The High Numbers. The two CD set will be out October 27th.  Read more here. Listen to “Be Lucky” after the jump. Continue reading →

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Chill Moody tells the XPN Morning Show why musicians should enter the PHL Live competition

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Chill Moody | via facebook.com/chillmoody

Time is running out for local musicians to enter PHL Live, the city’s inaugural music competition in a wide array of genres from classical to rock to hiphop, gospel and more. Today, Philly rapper Chill Moody – PHL Live’s ambassador to the music community – joined Bob Bumbera on the XPN morning show to talk about the competition and why it is important for musicians to get their names in the running for the “battle of the bands meets Coachella” competition that happens this fall. Listen to the interview, and if you’re a musician interested in entering the competition, you can do that at the PHL Live website until Tuesday, September 30th. Continue reading →

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Young Statues release promising new single “Run The River Dry”

Young Statues | Photo via facebook.com/youngstatues
Young Statues | Photo via facebook.com/youngstatues

This week Philadelphia (via South Jersey) indie rockers Young Statues released a song off their upcoming sophomore LP, The Flatlands Are Your Friend, which follows their last EP Age Isn’t Ours released last year. “Run The River Dry” gives listeners a promising glimpse of what their new album might entail, jump-starting with heavy, hollow synths and quickly picking up with snippy drums and wandering, echoed guitar tones. Continue reading →

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A Sunny Day In Glasgow will ring in 2015 at Boot and Saddle; watch their video for “Double Dutch”

Photo via A Sunny Day in Glasgow's Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/asunnydayinglasgow)
Photo via A Sunny Day in Glasgow’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/asunnydayinglasgow)

Philadelphia’s experimental dream pop act A Sunny Day In Glasgow just released a new music video for “Double Dutch,” a song from their latest album Sea When Absent. The short, little-over-a-minute video fixates on Ked-laden feet dancing sporadically to the very fun track, almost as if there were jump ropes skipping beneath them. Continue reading →