4/7 – after a couple of weeks off due to a new Sweatman being born, we’re back & rockin’ with a brand-new Jack White track from Lazaretto, which will be out in June!
4/8 – St. Vincent covered Nirvana the other night in concert as a tribute to the anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death…
4/9 – If you haven’t seen Jeff Tweedy’s send-up of folk music on a recent Portlandia episode, it’s a hoot!
4/10 – Here’s a different kind of short film (not just a standard “music video”), feat. Brandon Flowers of The Killers w/ Dawes, Father John Misty and Local Natives all doing songs from a Johnny Cash album that’s only recently been discovered after 30 years in the vault. Out Among The Stars is out now.
4/11 – what a night last night in Brooklyn for Nirvana fans…not only did the surviving members do a 4-song set at the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Barclays Center with help from St. Vincent, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon & Lorde, but afterward, they played a surprise, SIXTEEN song set that started at 2:30am at a 230-capacity club!!! Here’s some crude YouTube footage of the proceedings…
St. Vincent on “Heart-Shaped Box” –
Joan Jett on “Smells Like Teen Spirit” –
J Mascis on “School” –