NYC punk and new wave legends Blondie have announced their next album Pollinator will come out on May 5th. Listen to its first single Fun below. Continue reading →
1954 – Sun Records releases the first Elvis Presley single, ‘”That’s All Right,” a cover of Arthur Crudup’s 1946 tune “That’s All Right, Mama.” Only about 7,000 original copies are pressed, but the disc becomes a local hit in Memphis.
1897 – A US patent is granted to inventor Guglielmo Marconi for the radio.
Source: Rolling Stone Andrew Bird has announced his new album, ‘Are You Serious,’ which features Fiona Apple and Blake Mills. He’ll release the LP on April 1st via Loma Vista. Bird revealed to NPR’s All Songs Considered that Mills plays guitar in the band and that his duet with Apple on “Left Handed Kisses” has Apple playing a romantic while Bird is the skeptic. This is the pair’s first collaboration together though the both appeared on comedian Margaret Cho’s 2010 album “Cho Dependent”. #fionaapple #andrewbird #blakemills #areyouserious #lefthandedkisses #collaboration #rollingstone
Roger Daltrey of The Who and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will join together for an iconic night of music in support of Teen Cancer America (TCA) and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The benefit concert will be held on July 28 at the Kimmel Center. Proceeds from the event will benefit children and young adults who are patients in CHOP’s Cancer Center by creating a new space dedicated to the needs of the demographic. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 6 at 10 a.m. and are available for purchase here.