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August 12, 2015

Today’s Music News: Tom Hiddleston dons Hank Williams’s hat for biopic

Here’s your first look at actor Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams in the forthcoming biopic I Saw the Light. The film will hit selected theaters on Nov. 27, with a wider release to follow. Thom Yorke is writing music for an upcoming Broadway production of Harold Pinter‘s 1971 play Old Times. “I’ve enjoyed exploring through music the script’s themes of love and […]

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Stereo Confession’s Max Timander remembers his days as a relevant tween music blogger

Raised in Minneapolis, Max Timander is best known to The Current’s audience as Stereo Confession’s guitarist/vocalist. But there’s something readers might not know: pre-Stereo-Confession, he blogged about music—and quite enthusiastically, at that. Chris Riemenschneider at the Star Tribune covered Timander’s blog in 2009 (headline: “He’s taking rock blogs to the Max”). “I really want to be a […]

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