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Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey to perform David Bowie's The Man Who Sold The World album live

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"The most difficult project I've ever done": Graham Nash on CSNY's Live 1974 box set

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Devo to tour rare and early recordings

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Pixies frontman Black Francis announces plans to co-present film and literature event

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The Black Keys says they 'feel embarrassed' for Jack White over leaked emails

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Jimmy Page on Led Zeppelin reissues: “It’s just undeniable, the power of the band”

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Paul McCartney cancels another gig due to illness

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Rolling Stones "mastermind" dies aged 80

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Watch Jimmy Page unveil unreleased Led Zeppelin tracks tonight!

Watch Jimmy Page unveil unreleased Led Zeppelin tracks tonight!Jimmy Page will introduce music from his brand-new remasters of Led Zeppelin albums I, II and III...

Black Sabbath: “We thought we were Pink Floyd meets The Beatles meets acid!”

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Tom Petty announces release date for new album + tour details

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Rare U2 recordings go up for auction

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Roger Taylor forms Queen tribute band

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Watch video for new Morrissey single, "Istanbul"

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Pink Floyd announce 20th anniversary box set of The Division Bell

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Paul Weller: “For all my love of the ’60s, I still wouldn’t want to be living in any other time but now”

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UK's largest loudspeaker unveiled

UK's largest loudspeaker unveiledThe Science Museum in London have unveiled the centrepiece of a new installation by Aleksander...

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to release solo album

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Led Zeppelin face plagiarism claims

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The 35th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Weird serendipities aplenty this week: versions of "O, Death" on two albums I downloaded one after another, by Mike & Cara Gangloff and Bessie Jones; dovetailing into Sea Island overlap between Jones and Loscil. It makes for a nice blurring between time and genre with, say, the Gangloffs...