Music, Rock

Remembering Janis Joplin on the 45th anniversary of her death

Janis Joplin had a reputation. She liked what she liked — men, Southern Comfort, speed, heroin, the Beats — and it eventually led to her downfall, making her a founding member of the 27 Club. However, she fit a lot … Continued

Music, Rock

Remembering Janis Joplin on the 45th anniversary of her death

Janis Joplin had a reputation. She liked what she liked — men, Southern Comfort, speed, heroin, the Beats — and it eventually led to her downfall, making her a founding member of the 27 Club. However, she fit a lot … Continued

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Watch Ghost’s haunting Unholy Unleaded performance, complete with kazoo

Fresh off the release of their third studio album, Meliora, Swedish heavy metal band Ghost gave a haunting performance for a special episode of Octane Unleaded — Unholy Unleaded —  just in time for Halloween. Papa Emeritus III — who … Continued

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Watch Ghost’s haunting Unholy Unleaded performance, complete with kazoo

Fresh off the release of their third studio album, Meliora, Swedish heavy metal band Ghost gave a haunting performance for a special episode of Octane Unleaded — Unholy Unleaded —  just in time for Halloween. Papa Emeritus III — who … Continued

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The Beach Boys’ ‘Surfin’ Safari’ was released on Oct 1, 1962

Release date: October 1, 1962 Credits: Brian Wilson (vocals, percussion), Dennis Wilson (vocals, drums), Carl Wilson (guitar, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), David Marks (vocals) Backstory: Before they were going head-to-head with the Beatles, this Southern California family band — three … Continued

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The Beach Boys’ ‘Surfin’ Safari’ was released on Oct 1, 1962

Release date: October 1, 1962 Credits: Brian Wilson (vocals, percussion), Dennis Wilson (vocals, drums), Carl Wilson (guitar, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), David Marks (vocals) Backstory: Before they were going head-to-head with the Beatles, this Southern California family band — three … Continued

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We’re heading south for Austin City Limits and sending back the tunes

Airing Friday, October 2 at 2pm ET through Sunday, October 4 on Channel 31 This exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances from a diverse line-up featuring alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals, The Decemberists, Walk The Moon, San Fermin, Royal Blood, Moon … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

We’re heading south for Austin City Limits and sending back the tunes

Airing Friday, October 2 at 2pm ET through Sunday, October 4 on Channel 31 This exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances from a diverse line-up featuring alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals, The Decemberists, Walk The Moon, San Fermin, Royal Blood, Moon … Continued

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The Arcs celebrate debut album with in-studio performance

Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach released Yours, Dreamily – the debut album for his new project The Arcs – earlier this month via Nonesuch. Featuring musicians Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon and guests Kenny Vaughan and Mariachi Flor … Continued

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The Arcs celebrate debut album with in-studio performance

Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach released Yours, Dreamily – the debut album for his new project The Arcs – earlier this month via Nonesuch. Featuring musicians Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon and guests Kenny Vaughan and Mariachi Flor … Continued

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Moon Taxi showcases new album in-studio on Jam_ON with ‘Year Zero’ performance

Nashville-based rockers Moon Taxi hit the festival circuit hard this summer with appearances at Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and more, and now they’re ready to drop their fourth album, Daybreaker. Following up 2013’s Mountains Beaches Cities, which launched them into the … Continued

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Moon Taxi showcases new album in-studio on Jam_ON with ‘Year Zero’ performance

Nashville-based rockers Moon Taxi hit the festival circuit hard this summer with appearances at Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and more, and now they’re ready to drop their fourth album, Daybreaker. Following up 2013’s Mountains Beaches Cities, which launched them into the … Continued

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Quiz: Which ‘80s movie would be the perfect soundtrack to your life?

Ah, the 1980s. Yes, it was the decade of neon, scrunchies, and big hair. But it was also an iconic era in movies and music. And no matter how old you were back then, you have to have an ’80s movie that just speaks to … Continued

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Quiz: Which ‘80s movie would be the perfect soundtrack to your life?

Ah, the 1980s. Yes, it was the decade of neon, scrunchies, and big hair. But it was also an iconic era in movies and music. And no matter how old you were back then, you have to have an ’80s movie that just speaks to … Continued

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Trivium premiere new album ‘Silence in the Snow’ on Octane

Trivium is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio album, Silence in the Snow, which is out October 2 on Roadrunner and currently available for pre-order. It is the first album to feature the band’s new drummer Mat … Continued

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Trivium premiere new album ‘Silence in the Snow’ on Octane

Trivium is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio album, Silence in the Snow, which is out October 2 on Roadrunner and currently available for pre-order. It is the first album to feature the band’s new drummer Mat … Continued

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Don’t stop us now! Has science found the ‘most feel-good song of all time?’

What’s the most feel-good song ever written? Well, researchers say they now have an answer. The formula calls for a song that is up-tempo (roughly 150 beats per minute) and played in a major key with happy lyrical content. What did … Continued

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Don’t stop us now! Has science found the ‘most feel-good song of all time?’

What’s the most feel-good song ever written? Well, researchers say they now have an answer. The formula calls for a song that is up-tempo (roughly 150 beats per minute) and played in a major key with happy lyrical content. What did … Continued

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Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

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Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

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