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Lana Del Rey Drops A Dreamy Cover Of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time”

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Lana Del Rey Shares Snippet Of “Doin’ Time,” Announces Release Date

Her Sublime cover is coming. More »


Brad Nowell’s Family To Ex-Sublime Mates: Rights To The Band’s Name Is What We’ve Got (Remember That)

sublimeBack in March, Floyd “Bud” Gaugh and Eric Wilson, the two surviving members of stoner-punk outfit Sublime, played a show with lead singer Rome Ramirez where they ran through some tunes by their former band. Rumors that a tour in which the duties of deceased lead guy Bradley Nowell would be taken on by Ramirez followed, and they were soon confirmed by the announcement that the band would be playing the Cypress Hill-helmed Smokeout Festival (of course) this weekend. The Nowell family, as you might expect, is not all that pleased with this development! A statement they released today: More »



Well, Slap Me Silly And Call Me A Lamestain: Gen X Radio Debuts

ok_soda_-_canClear Channel has flipped one of its Louisville stations to a format called “Louie,” which the bigwigs are actually saying is the first firmament in what will be come to known as “Gen X radio.” Yes, the generation that inspired so much Boomer disdain is finally getting a format to call all its own, although the music associated with it may not be what you necessarily think of when you think of slackers and Singles. Quoth CC market president Bill Gentry: “It’s focused on a musical experience… [that] crosses cultures from grunge, hip-hop, hair bands, boy bands and more.” And another CC higher-up has this to say: “[Louie will] capture how 30-somethings listen to music, and it ignores genres and categories.” Sounds sorta Jack-y to me, but then again, perhaps that ill-conceived marketing will inspire further nostalgia for those 30somethings who remember all too well being ineptly pandered to back in the day. The playlist of Louie’s inaugural hour after the jump. More »


Today’s Sign That The Apocalypse Is Probably Coming Pretty Soon

“So Del Mar played the gig at Cantina last night… More »


The Half-Year In Review: Dave Grohl Owns Alt-Rock Airwaves (What Else Is New?)

AP080712028929.jpgMany people find it hard to tell the great from the godawful when it comes to 21st-century mainstream rock. To help figure out which is which, here’s “Corporate Rock Still Sells,” where Al “GovernmentNames” Shipley examines what’s good, bad, and ugly in the world of rock and roll. This time around, he gives the year’s rock charts a midway-mark overview.

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Sublime’s “Santeria” Climbs Charts

More fodder for the “worst songs/bands ever” file: That ad for the Nintendo DS game Jam Sessions featuring Sublime’s “Santeria” has, apparently, tricked people into thinking that the song was actually good. This week, the track returned to the Soundscan Hot Digital Tracks chart at No. More »


More fodder for the “worst songs/bands ever” file: That ad for the Nintendo DS game Jam Sessions featuring Sublime’s “Santeria” has, apparently, tricked people into thinking that the song was actually good. This week, the track returned to the Soundscan Hot Digital Tracks chart at No. More »


Liner Notes: Mariah Carey Does Not Want To Be Mistaken For A Sex Object

-Mariah Carey is worried that someone will confuse her with a press-needy porn star. How could anyone possibly make that connection? More »


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