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Townes Van Zandt Tribute Album Features Some Interesting Characters

Townes Van Zandt Tribute Album Features Some Interesting Characters

junkyardarts February 5, 2014 0

A few weeks ago I talked about the curiously-cast Everly Brothers tribute album by Billie Jo Armstrong and Norah Jones.  This week we have a sneak peak of another tribute, this time for Townes

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Bille Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up For Unlikely Album

Bille Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up For Unlikely Album

junkyardarts November 20, 2013 0

In Weird, Wild, Wonderful news, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and crooner Norah Jones have teamed up to record a tribute album of the Everly Brothers 1958 release, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. The

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Oh Boy: My Favorite Songs Are Kind of Misogynistic

Oh Boy: My Favorite Songs Are Kind of Misogynistic

junkyardarts November 18, 2013 1

All my favorite songs are kind of misogynistic and I’m not sure how to feel about that. I’ve always loved rock and roll. Better than the actual music was the theatricality of it all,

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Massive Davie Bowie Exhibition Is Largest Ever In North America

Massive Davie Bowie Exhibition Is Largest Ever In North America

junkyardarts October 11, 2013 0

David Bowie is... a show that you are about to miss unless you get yourself to Toronto before November 27, 2013.  The Art Gallery of Ontario is exhibiting an incredible collection of David Bowie

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In Case You Missed It: Billy Ray Cyrus & Fred Durst ‘Performed’ Together on Arsenio

In Case You Missed It: Billy Ray Cyrus & Fred Durst ‘Performed’ Together on Arsenio

junkyardarts October 7, 2013 0

In what is certainly the most cringe-worthy live performance on late-night tv in recent memory, Billy Ray Cyrus sang a song on Arsenio Hall, and Fred Durst yelled some words that rhyme (sometimes) over

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Last Minute Plans: Steampunk Party at the PEM

Last Minute Plans: Steampunk Party at the PEM

junkyardarts September 25, 2013 0

Well, they are doing it again.  For their Third Thursday event on the 26th, the Peabody Essex Museum is hosting a throw down and this time you should probably not miss it (remember what

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In Depth w/ the Artist: Zombie Boy

In Depth w/ the Artist: Zombie Boy

junkyardarts September 16, 2013 0

In this special edition In Depth with the Artist, we meet the ubiquitous Zombie Boy (Rick Genest) immediately following his first live musical performance at New York Fashion Week.  In the past few years he

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Brilliant Song Begs To Know Who The F*ck Built Stonehenge

Brilliant Song Begs To Know Who The F*ck Built Stonehenge

junkyardarts September 9, 2013 0

This song sums up exactly my feelings on the mystery of these goddamned stones in a field, courtesy of the hilarious Bård Ylvisåker and Vegard Ylvisåker of Vlvis: When they get it right, they

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Eerie: Hear the Song That Played As The Titanic Sank

Eerie: Hear the Song That Played As The Titanic Sank

junkyardarts August 30, 2013 1

When Titanic passenger Edith Russell was notified that the ship she was sleeping on was sinking, she did what anyone would have done: locked all her belongings in a suitcase and decided just to

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Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

brian August 23, 2013 0

On August 22nd, Ray Bradbury would’ve been 93 years old. The author and science fiction juggernaut, who passed away in 2012, wrote some of the most creative and lasting stories in modern literature, including

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