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  • Category: Cool Ish

    This Site Takes You On A Musical Roadtrip With Songs From Almost Any Country & Decade Since 1900

    When we listen to music, generally music is sorted alphabetically by artist and song title. However, in 2012, Benjamin Moreau had a different idea; he wondered what it would look like if songs were sorted by chronology and geography. Thus, Radiooooo was born, a website that lets its users choose a country and decade and automatically populates playlists of […]

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  • Category: Audio

    Hear String Cheese Incident’s New Playlist Of Highlights From Fall 2017

    String Cheese Incident has been enjoying a relative sparse fall this year, with the group’s only performances over the past few months falling during the band’s own Halloween festival Suwannee Hulaween and a two-night stand in Chicago following Thanksgiving. Today, the band has released a playlist of select highlights from their fall schedule with four tracks from each […]

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  • Category: News

    Turkuaz’s Mikey Carubba Pens Open Letter On Changing Theme Of Upcoming QOTSA Tribute

    On December 22nd, Michelangelo Carubba, drummer and bandleader of Turkuaz, will host another one of his famed super jams at American Beauty in New York City. For this iteration, Carubba, Sasha Brown (Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds), and Nashville power trio The Brunswick had planned to pay tribute to Queens Of The Stone Age and Them Crooked Vultures. However, following Queens Of The Stone […]

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  • Category: News

    David Bowie, Brian Eno, & Devo Jammed In ’77, And Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh Just Found The Tapes

    Mark Mothersbaugh, the lead singer and keyboard player for the iconic new wave band Devo, recently revealed that Devo collaborated with David Bowie, Brian Eno, Holger Czukay (of Can), and a number of German electronic musicians in the late 70’s. During a Sonos event in Soho earlier in the month, Mothersbaugh reminisced about the special jam session, noting that it came about after […]

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  • Category: Media

    Relive Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, & Nicki Bluhm’s Triumphant “Terrapin Suite” At LOCKN’ [Pro-Shot]

    This year, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh came together at LOCKN’ in Arrington, Virginia, to perform the Grateful Dead’s iconic studio album Terrapin Station, making for one of the most highly anticipated performances of the year. The performance by Lesh, Weir, Nicki Bluhm, and the Terrapin Family Band—featuring Grahame Lesh, Jason Crosby, Ross James, and Alex Koford—was inspired by the 40th anniversary of Terrapin Station‘s release and closed out the main […]

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  • Category: News

    Female-Managed Bar In England Refuses To Book Female-Fronted Bands

    Doctor Brown’s is a popular bar and live music venue in Middlesbrough, England. Recently, the news broke that the establishment has a formal ban on female-fronted bands—a ban that was put in place by the female manager of the venue, Paula Rees. To justify the ban, Rees insists Doctor Brown’s clientele refuse to see female-fronted bands because […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Phil Lesh Offers Thoughts On Photos From The Grateful Dead’s Past In New Video

    At the start of November, a hardcover coffee-table photography book chronicling the Grateful Dead at different points of their career was released via Rock Out Books. The book, Eyes of the World: Grateful Dead Photography 1965 – 1995, was co-edited by former Relix editor-in-chief Josh Baron in collaboration with famed rock photographer Jay Blakesberg. At the end of last week, in promotion of the fine art […]

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  • Category: Audio

    Beach Boys Release Dozens Of Unheard Songs From 1967 Studio Sessions & Live Shows

    The Beach Boys have just released two new archival sets, 1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions and Live Sunshine – 1967, chronicling the year 1967 as a follow up to June’s double-LP, 1967 — Sunshine Tomorrow. Broken down into unheard recordings from studio sessions and live shows during 1967, these latest albums contain unheard material from the Beach […]

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  • Category: News

    Josh Homme Apologizes Again For Kicking Photographer: “I Was A Total Dick”

    On Saturday night, Josh Homme of Queens Of The Stone Age made news after he intentionally kicked the camera of Shutterstock photographer, Chelsea Lauren, causing the to hit her in the face—Lauren was hospitalized for injuries. During the performance, Homme also caused a security guard in the pit to go to the medic after kicking him in the back of […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    Bob Weir and Phil Lesh Are Teaming Up For Their First-Ever “Duo Tour” In 2018

    In March, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh will tour as a duo for the first time ever in March of 2018, as revealed during an interview with Weir on SiriusXM’s Tales from The Golden Road. The iconic Grateful Dead bandmates will perform two nights at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on March 2nd and 3rd, two nights at Boston’s Wang Theatre on March […]

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