Music

Revisiting Garbage With a 20th Anniversary Tour and Album

Doug L.
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I can’t believe its been 20 years since this record came out. I think it was late one night while watching 120 minutes on MTV when they quietly added this track Vow to the playlist. Nothing was the same after I watched that video. Now 20 years later the band is back to celebrate this milestone […]

Who would win in a fight between Lemmy and God?

Damien Glonek
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As far back as last year reports have been coming in that Lemmy Kilmister, the 69 year old bass player and singer of the mighty Motorhead, has finally been showing signs that he is perhaps a mortal man of this earth like the rest of us.  In June of 2013 it was reported that Lemmy, known […]

THUNDERBITCH Has Arrived

Laura
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Amazing personal style aside, Brittany Howard, of the Alabama Shakes, also has impeccable taste in band names. Introducing her latest top secret project Thunderbitch. Announced just yesterday, Thunderbitch released a full EP, and is already getting radio play. After hearing the first song from the album, “Leather Jacket”, I immediately bought the LP and will ardently await it’s arrival. Check […]

Siouxsie Sioux Releases First New Song in 8 Years

Douglesby
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Siouxsie Sioux, prolific vocalist and ageless beauty, has burst back onto the radars of brooding artists the world over. After almost a decade of no new material, she has graced us with a brand new track in a collaboration with Hannibal composer Brian Reitzell for the show’s season 3 finale. In her newest effort, “Love Crime”, Siouxsie’s smoky, […]

TV Theme Bloodsport: True Detective

Toby Wan-Kenobi
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Hello Echo Base readers!  In preparation for a future article on the True Detective series I’d like to pose a question to everyone: Which True Detective theme song is better, season 1 or season 2?  The good news is that you don’t even have to know anything about the show to answer this question, just […]

Big Pink – Most Legendary House in Music History For Rent

Laura
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Big Pink, the most legendary house in music history is now open to the public for rent on a nightly basis. THE LISTING The owners of the home, Don and Susan LaSala who purchased the home in 1998, have recently listed this awesome piece of history on VRBO.com offering up all aspects of the living quarters […]

Song for Someone: Music Videos and Short Films

Doug L.
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Yes. I am talking about U2 AGAIN. As a person who grew up with the original MTV programming of actual music videos, today those music clips seem to be a dying art. I miss the old days of seeing a video on MTV and waiting for it to air again and again (‘sneak peek’ videos […]

Yo La Tengo…on Public Radio!

Toby Wan-Kenobi
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A super nerd convergence happened this past Tuesday on National Public Radio. Yes, I know, not exactly the sexiest of places, but I did say it was a super nerd convergence, didn’t I? It all started on Monday afternoon while I was listening to the afternoon news show, All Things Considered, on NPR. It was […]

Two Months After Farewell Show, Grateful Dead Announce Next Round of Shows

Laura
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(cover image taken from Uber Topic) Following what I’m assuming was a stupendously successful 50th anniversary “Fare Thee Well” reunion tour, three of the remaining members of The Grateful Dead have just announced ANOTHER jam-ass-y tour under the moniker Dead & Company…fronted by none other than a 3D Projection of Jerry Garcia…kidding… John Mayer, more on […]

What makes us Geeks?

Maddie Ferguson
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I was on the phone with my mother last week, chatting with her about the excitement and buzz going with Echobase (also helping her figure out how to actually get to the site from Facebook). When she asked an important question “I don’t understand your mission, for geeks, by geeks… Isn’t being a geek a […]