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Remember Whensday- Pete Townshend

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Horatio Caine puts on his sunglasses, says a badass one liner (my personal favorite is “They brought the war to us… Now we’re gonna take it to them”) and before anybody can say anything in reply, rock music. Specifically, “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” an iconic song in the classic rock catalogue. Full of rowdy playing, […]

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Remember Whensday: Myrmekiaphila Neilyoungi

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On this day in music history, something extraordinary happened. Neil Young is one of my favorite artists, so I was all over this story. Setting: East Carolina University. People: professor Jason E. Bond and arachnologist (expert of spiders) Norman Platnick. Musician: the legendary Neil Young. Bond had discovered a new species of trapdoor spiders apparently […]

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Remember Whensday- MCA

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Now, here’s a little story I’ve got to tell about one bad brother you know so well. This week marks the two year anniversary of the death of hip-hop icon Adam Yauch, otherwise known as MCA. As a member of Beastie Boys, MCA helped bridge the gap between punk rock and hip-hop, while defending our […]

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Remember Whensday- Stairway to Heaven Controversy

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Written by Julia Antonson This week in history, on April 28, 1982, the California State assembly consumer-protection-committee heard the testimony from specialists citing that when “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin is playing backwards, it contains backward masking. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard this never-ending controversy. Today we will […]

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Remember Whensday- Robert Smith

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This week we wish a happy 56th birthday to Robert Smith. In his decades-long rock career, Smith has collaborated with tons of artists, like Siouxsie and the Banshees, Blink-182, Billy Corgan, Korn, Crystal Castles, and many others, but he is most widely known as the frontman for the Cure. In addition to being a guitarist […]

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Discs From the Desk

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Written by Brenda Herrera Doldrums- The Air Conditioned Nightmare Airick Woodhead’s solo project, the Doldrums, first originated in 2010, following later on with a widely successful debut album, Lesser Evil. Doldrums’ latest release, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, first caught my attention with the illustration on its cover of a haunting image of a shadow, with […]

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