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February 19, 2015

Today’s Music News: Sleater-Kinney pair up with ‘Bob’s Burgers’ for ‘New Wave’ video

Sleater-Kinney have partnered with the TV show Bob’s Burgers for their “A New Wave” video. (Pitchfork) The New Yorker said that Justin Timberlake‘s “Cry Me a River” may be “the most polyphonically complex teenybopper ballad in history.” Here’s CHVRCHES‘ synthpop take on the 2002 song. (Billboard) The 2015 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards will be held on March 28, and Billboard […]

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Rolling Stone spotlights Cloud Cult as one of the world’s greenest bands

Cloud Cult have been featured by Rolling Stone as one of a group of enviro-friendly artists, in the company of Adele, Radiohead, Neil Young, U2, the Roots, and Björk. The band’s conservation efforts go beyond buying eco-friendly paint for the artists known to paint during their shows: in 1997, the band’s husband-and-wife leaders Craig and Connie Minowa built a recording studio […]

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