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Hall and Oates & Tears for Fears played Forest Hills Stadium and Prudential Center (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Hall & Oates and Tears for Fearsco-headlining tour rolled through the NYC area over the weekend, playing Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on Friday (6/16) and NJ’s Prudential Center on Saturday (6/17)…

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Hall and Oates to return to Philly with headlining set at brand-new self-curated festival HOAGIENATION

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Hall and Oates to return to Philly with headlining set at brand-new self-curated festival HOAGIENATION

Hall & Oates | Photo courtesy of the artist.

Remember that scene in The Office where there’s a fire in the office and Michael Scott is yelling at everyone to “stay f*cking calm”? Well, we’re trying.

The legendary Philly pop / soul hitmakers  Hall and Oates are coming back to Philly this summer to headline their personally curated (and aptly named) HOAGIENATION Festival. Taking place on May 27th at Festival Pier, the festival is a “celebration of everything Philly”, from an array of multi-genre performances from Tears for Fears, G Love & Special Sauce, Son ...

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XPN MusicNotes: Depeche Mode performs a new song on Fallon, Hall and Oates to tour with Tears for Fears

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Depeche Mode performs a new song on Fallon, Hall and Oates to tour with Tears for Fears

Depeche Mode on Fallon | via Under The Radar

Depeche Mode release their new album Spirit on March 17th, and XPN has already been playing the first single from it; “Where’s the Revolution?” is this week’s Gotta Hear Song. Watch them perform it live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Depeche Mode kicks off a massive world tour in a few weeks. It will include two stops at Madison Square Garden on September 9th and 11th.

Philly guys Darryl Hall & John Oates will team up with Tears for Fears for a co-headlining tour starting in May.  They’ll perform at ...

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send Cure, Smiths, Bowie, Siouxsie, Stranger Things & other Valentines to your special someone

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

All with the grade school type puns you love.

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This Day in Music History: Rick Wakeman leaves Yes, The Who release The Kids Are Alright

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This Day in Music History: Rick Wakeman leaves Yes, The Who release The Kids Are Alright

1969 – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts visit Brian Jones at his Cotchford Farm home to discuss his future with The Rolling Stones. They later issue a press release stating that Jones is leaving the band.

1974 – Rick Wakeman departs Yes for a solo career, returns two years later, then leaves again after four years.

1979 – The Who release the soundtrack album The Kids Are Alright.

1984 – Bruce Springsteen plays a surprise gig at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park NJ, going on after the scheduled act to warm up for his Born In ...

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March 22 in Music History: The Beatles release Please Please Me, Tears for Fears breaks up

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March 22 in Music History: The Beatles release Please Please Me, Tears for Fears breaks up

1963 – The Beatles release their debut album, Please Please Me.

1965 – Bob Dylan releases his first plugged-in album, Bring it All Back Home. The album is his first to break into the US top 10. The lead-off track, “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” becomes Dylan’s first single to chart in the US, peaking at #39.

1967 – The Who perform in the US for the first time, at the Paramount Theater in New York City.

1974 – The Eagles release On The Border.

1977 – Stevie Wonder releases his tribute Duke Ellington, “Sir Duke.”

1984 – Queen films ...

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March 7: David Bowie releases Young Americans, Genesis and Tears for Fears release their debut albums

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March 7: David Bowie releases Young Americans, Genesis and Tears for Fears release their debut albums

1962 – The Beatles record their first radio appearance at the Playhouse Theatre in Hulme, Manchester for the BBC radio show “Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go” in front of a live audience. This performance is also videotaped and marks the first time they wore their trademark collarless suits designed by Beno Dorn.

1966 – Brian Wilson releases “Caroline No,” the first solo single by a Beach Boy.

1969 – Genesis releases their debut album, From Genesis to Revelation.

1970 – Simon and Garfunkel’s album Bridge Over Troubled Water starts a ten week run at #1 on the US chart, longer than any other ...

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Monday Playlist: Pride Month!

Source: Rock On Philly

Happy Pride Month! Not only is June the month to celebrate the LGBT community, but it also happens to be the month the Supreme Court declared the right to same-sex marriage nation wide! This week’s playlist mirrors the love, equality, and pride this month has to offer so listen all week long and keep the good vibes going.

This heartbreakingly beautiful duet featuring two men for starters…

and HAIM for some sisters for change..

and The Roots with a softer side…

Listen to the full playlist here!

Featured Image by Guillaume Paumier via Flickr

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Rock On Hillary: Songs for the Clinton Campaign Trail

Source: Rock On Philly

Hillary Clinton has announced that she is running for President, again!

In honor of this news why not celebrate with some White House-worthy music? We have compiled a playlist of everything from fun female musicians to strong and fun and uplifting songs that can inspire some pep in that step while on the campaign trail!

A few suggestions for Hillary’s playlist for her campaign:

You’re doing it Hillary! Much like Charli XCX and Rita Ora

and just to keep the good vibes alive, how much fun are Matt and Kim?

Meghan Trainor speaks to the Hillary Clinton we know (and love) ...

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Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar and More to Headline Bonaroo 2015

Source: Rock On Philly

Bonnaroovians, rejoice! The official lineup for Bonnaroo 2015 has been announced. The annual music and arts festival will be held June 11-14 at “The Farm” in Manchester, TN, and feature headliners Billy Joel, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Florence and The Machine, and Mumford and Sons.

The headliners represent the diversity the entire Bonnaroo lineup has this year, which is a nice mix of EDM (Bassnectar), rock (Royal Blood, Slayer), hip-hop (Childish Gambino), blues (Alabama Shakes, Hozier, The Bluegrass Situation Superjam), pop (Tove Lo, ...

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Sam Roberts Band album review: ‘Lo-Fantasy’

Source: The Washington Post » Music

Taking a musical gamble with its fifth album, “Lo-Fantasy,” Sam Roberts Band chose to work with Youth, a British producer known for dub-punk and electronica, not earnest folk-rock. The collaboration’s more adventurous output, however, ended up on the bonus second disc. The music on the first CD is pretty mainstream, enlivened but hardly transformed by punky vehemence and hints of soul, disco and reggae.

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Tears For Fears – Girls (Animal Collective Cover)

Source: All Things Go

Tears For Fears’ most recent record, 2004′s Everyone Loves A Happy Ending, was the first original material Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith had produced together since 1989′s The Seeds of Love and their subsequent split two years later. It’s no surprise the influential duo are back in the studio working on a new album — reissues and reunion shows have been hinting at it since …Happy Ending‘s release — but what is in fact surprising is what Orzabal and Smith did to get back into the recording groove. They wrote covers. Okay, not that shocking, I ...

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Lorde – Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears Cover)

Source: All Things Go

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Catching Fire is going to be epic — not only cinematographically speaking, but musically. Major motion pictures of this nature tend to wrangle great artists for their soundtracks. This album will be no different, especially with a contribution from LordeTears for Fears‘ 1986 classic “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” has gotten a gloomy makeover by our favorite young sensation, and while the native Kiwi may not have even been born when the original came out, she certainly brings her A game.

Lorde has successfully taken the new wave pop song off it’s Zoloft. Now laced with ...

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