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Weekend Music Meltdown – August 27, 2011

Jon Stewart is set to host a ’round-table,’ ‘town hall’ type discussion on Sirius XM to celebrate 20 years of Nevermind. The 2 Hour Program will include Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic & Producer Butch Vig as panelists, and will see the three taking questions from a live studio audience, as well as from the internet. The show will air September 24th at 8pm EST on Sirius XM Channel 34 (“Lithium” – a new channel set up to celebrate the anniversary of the album, airing for 5 days, playing only Nirvana)

Read about the classic 1991 Documentary “The Year Punk Broke” which documents the European Tour of Sonic Youth & Nirvana from that year. The article contains trailers, and details an interview with Director Dave Markey and is located here

Finally, (for Nirvana News) – Here’s footage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt [3rd Rock From The Sun] covering Lithium. Who Knew…

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will release their new record “I’m With You” this coming Tuesday. Read how this record is The First Album Mastered for iTunes

Liam Gallagher has dropped his lawsuit against his brother Noel. The Beady Eye frontman was suing his kin for Libel, following comments made about the break-up of their old band (Oasis). Noel has since apologised. The Sun has more here

New Florence + The Machine!! Enjoy this tune “What The Water Gave Me”

A couple of new release streams. Kittie’s New Album “I’ve Failed You” is out this Tuesday, as is Tom Morello’s New Album “World Wide Rebel Songs”

Charlotte Gainsbourg has a new EP on the way. “Terrible Angels” will hit shelves September 6th. The collection includes live tracks and 2 new songs including one written and produced by Beck. See the video for it here

Details about the upcoming Lou Reed & Metallica Collaboration can be found here. “Lulu” hits stores November 1st.

The Organizers of the Pukkelpop Festival have set up a fund, to help the victims of the stage collapse earlier this month. Details are listed here

Here’s some footage of GZA, performing ‘Liquid Swords’ with a little help from Wavves (Who head out on tour September 23rd with Fucked Up, dates here):

A little insight as to why there have been so many Stage Collapses This Year

Tokyo Police Club have launched an ambitious new project. “10 Songs, 10 Days, 10 Hours, 10 Years” has the Toronto based band covering a new song every day. The band takes 10 hours to rehearse and record a song, and pick a new song from the first decade of this century each day. Despite being sponsored by Polaroid (Their still around??) it’s a cool idea. Follow their progress on Facebook

Myspace is still alive and kickin’

Martin Scorsese has directed a movie about the life of George Harrison. ‘Living In The Material World’ will debut October 5th & 6th on HBO, and will be out on DVD/BlueRay October 10th. You wanna see the trailer:

One comment on “Weekend Music Meltdown – August 27, 2011

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    September 6, 2011

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