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BUST's very own rock star editor Emily Rems will be getting interviewed with her band, Royal Pink, today on RewBee*s World. RewBee*s World is a new indienet radio show on AriZZma Radio. It's hosted by Rew and Bee of RewBee, a female fronted NYC rock band. They interview rock bands from the Tri-State area. The show is every Wednesday from 4-6 pm. Be sure to check it out! ... Read More
The Georgia Theater, which hosted bands like REM and the B-52s in their early days, burned badly today. It was basically gutted by fire damage, though the building is still standing. It's located in the heart of downtown Athens, right near the University of Georgia campus.Back in their early days, the B-52s paid the venue to be allowed to play there. The first show after the theater opened in 1978 was Sea Level, which formed out of remnants of the Allman ... Read More
Everyone has that one friend who knows way too much about music. You know who I mean (if you don't, then maybe you are that friend). They are always the ones who have an iPod full of bands you've never heard of, they tell you who you might like (and are usually right) and let you know what concerts you just need to go to. They take one looks at your music collection and, stifling their snobbish laughter, tell you exactly who your next favorite band will be. They're ... Read More
For your viewing/listening pleasure, here's the debut video from Sonic Youth's latest record, The Eternal. The song is ''Sacred Trickster.'' Enjoy. ... Read More
After the success of the most recent Belle and Sebastian album, The Life Pursuit, band leader, main singer and songwriter Stuart Murdoch decided to take some time to pursue his dream of writing a rock musical scored for female singers. After auditioning dozens of talented vocalists from around the world via internet contests, he chose winners and, with all of the members of Belle and Sebastian backing him up, recorded this breathtaking record from one of most ... Read More

Goodness Grace-ious

BY Web Intern in Music Stuff |

The indomitable Grace Jones is currently on tour. The impossibly glamorous, hell-raising performer is kicking ass and taking names all across Europe. She's even deigning to visit Hollywood for you west-coasters!              Reviewer David Taylor writes of her show: 'I can safely say that there aren't any other gigs I've witnessed when the highlight of the evening involved a 60-year-old ... Read More
Anjulie | Boom from Concord Music Group on Vimeo. Anjulie is one of the artists selected for MTV's ''Freshman 5.'' That means she'll be spotlighted all over MTV for the next three months - right up until her debut album comes out on August 4. Be sure to check out her cool, artsy video for ''Boom'' (above), and if you're in New York or L.A. go and see her live next week: 6/15 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub, 9:30pm 6/17 - Los Angeles, CA -  The Viper Room 6/19 ... Read More
If you're like me, the ringtones that are available from your phone provider never include any songs that you actually like. So you're stuck with the lousy free sounds or paying way too much for songs that you only have lukewarm feelings for. Sound editing software is expensive, so cutting your own songs on your computer probably isn't an option. This is why I was so happy when I found a website that will do it for you. All you do at the Make Your Own Ringtone ... Read More

Blues Explosion, Yeah.

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

I have it on very good authority that the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will be reuniting next Wednesday, 6/17 for a FREE concert as part of the Bicycle Film Festival . Bikes Rock is at South Street Seaport, Fulton and South Streets, Pier 17. If you've never seen Jon Spencer, Russel Simins and Judah Bauer rock out, you owe it to yourself to come on down, plus, it's FREE, yay! And if you dont know about these cats, get yourself schooled son! Concert starts at ... Read More
All-gal band Katzenjammer is playing Bonnaroo on June 12 at the invite of David Byrne, as part of the first artist-curated stage at the festival. After that, the Oslo group will stop by the Mercury Lounge in NYC on June 16.The women just released their single ''Bar in Amsterdam'' this week, and you can listen to a snippet of it for free (it's a pretty fun song). You can also check out their MySpace page to hear other tunes.By the way, these ladies are ... Read More