Speaker Box (1/3/11 – 1/9)

TUESDAY:

The Innovative Mind Of Jack White & His Third Man Records

Jack White has always thought outside of the box, always pushed the proverbial envelope, and he continues to do so at his record label, Third Man Records, and explains a few new ideas in the video below including the Greeting Card Gate-fold, the Third Man Monkey Band, and the Reggie Watts Hair Record…

Stealers Wheel Front-Man Dies At 63

For those of you who know me, you understand my love of Quentin Tarantino films.  And if you know QT’s 1992 flick Reservoir Dogs, you undoubtedly remember the climax of the film in which Mr. Blonde (Michale Madsen) shaves off the ear of the beaten and bloodied police officer.  Which is why it saddens me to report the death of the man who wrote the soundtrack, “Stuck In The Middle With You,” to that torture scene, the front-man of Stealers Wheel, Mr. Gerry Rafferty.

 

Kanye Orders Hit On Muppets After “Monster” Video

Part of that headline isn’t true…yet.  The folks at Galaxy World Video have created a music video with the cast of the Muppets mouthing the track, but, Kanye has not officially declared war on group of sock puppets.  However, the video was only released eight hours ago.  The night is young.

MONDAY:

Kanye’s Unfinished Video For “Monster” Leaks

If you think Kanye can throw a hissy fit over a shitty Christmas song leaking, get ready for this impending colossal meltdown complete with a full on Twitter assault.  The official, but unfinished, music video for West’s “Monster (fest. Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, and Bon Iver)” has leaked on to the interwebs.

MGMT Records A Day Trotter

MGMT recorded a four-track set in including “It’s Working.”  Grab the se for free right here.

Listen To The Decembrists New Album 2 Weeks In Advance

NPR has The Decembrists The King Is Dead.  Take a listen here.

R.E.M. Releases New Tracks

If you’ve kept up with this blog then you know about R.E.M’s “Discoverer”:

However, in the following weeks the band has released a pair of new tracks off Collapse Into Now including “It Happened Today (feat. Eddie Vedder)” and most recently, “Oh My Heart”

“It Happened Today”

“Oh My Heart”

Rivers Cuomo Covers The Beach Boys

Rivers Cuomo has covered The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows.”

About rote7123

Chris graduated from The College Of New Jersey in May 2011 with a Bachelor Degree in Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as a degree in Communication Studies. He has held down a position in the Asbury Park Press’ Sports Department since September of 2010 and is a contributor to the outlet's Arts & Entertainment section, and has contributed to The Aquarian Weekly all while being the sole operator of Asbury Park's premier music news outlet Speak Into My Good Eye.
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