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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Flaming Lips perform “A Day in the Life” w/ Miley Cyrus, The Velvet Underground share unheard mix of “I Can’t Stand It”, and 82 yr old Loretta Lynn signs multi-record deal!

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Question: What sings Beatles covers, has a beard, & wears a massive silver, iridescent cape?  Answer:  Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips of course!  Watch the spectacle as he and Miley Cyrus sing “A Day in the Life” on Conan, 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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Watch Fitz & The Tantrums perform “Out Of My League” on Late Night with Conan O’Brien (playing the Electric Factory 11/1)

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Days before kicking off their co-headlining tour with Capital Cities, neo-soul rockers Fitz & The Tantrums, brought their signature spunk to Conan’s stage Wednesday night. The band delivered an excellent rendition of “Out Of My League”, the lead single from their latest album More than Just a Dream, which was released in May. Michael Fitzpatrick’s vocals are even more impressive live and co-lead singer Noelle Scaggs’s charismatic stage presence is quite a sight to behold. Witness the magic below.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Blackalicious at World Cafe Live, Mavis Staples at Susquehanna Bank Center, Les Professionnels at MilkBoy, By Surprise at The Fire

blackaliciousWorld Cafe Live welcomes Blackalicious tonight. Originally from the West Coast, the hip hop duo brings their quirky, eccentric, contemporary rap craft to the stages of the East Coast. Check for more information or tickets for tonight’s 8 p.m. show here.

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