Grupo Fantasma [VIDEO]

OK, I’m officially declaring this a Grupo Fantasma kind of afternoon.

NPR’s First Listen: Grizzly Bear, ‘Shields’

Brooklyn-based Grizzly Bear’s fourth album, Shields, hits stores next Tuesday, but you can get your First Listen online thanks to NPR Music.

Some Friday David Bowie [VIDEO]

Nothing says “happy Friday!” like a little Pin Ups-era Bowie.

NPR Music: Requiem For A Monster Hit

The kind folks at NPR Music deconstruct the song that’s been stuck in an endless loop in our heads and has no intention of leaving anytime soon.

Bob Mould releases new solo album

Former Husker Du and Sugar frontman Bob Mould celebrates his mighty return today with the release of his brand new solo CD, Silver Age, and an appearance tonight on Letterman.

First Listen: The Avett Brothers, ‘The Carpenter’

Because everyone loves a First Listen.  Right?  Right!

Film-maker Werner Herzog to direct Killers webcast

A legendary director, live animals, and a Killer(s) show.

OK, I admit it.  I cave into my musical crushes on a daily basis.  My latest one hails from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and his album Signs & Signifiers makes me wanna back comb my hair, smack my gum and shake what the good Lord gave me.  Close your eyes and for a moment you might […]

http://kxt.org/2012/04/ok-i-admit-it-i-cave-into-my-musical-crushes-on/

tumblr_m2f8x38pJD1qb97ja Here’s Gini’s interview with Stewart Copeland.  What a super-interesting upbringing and insight into music.  And his voice – magnificent.  Enjoy!

http://kxt.org/2012/04/heres-ginis-interview-with-stewart-copeland/

Willie’s still the man

Not that we needed any further proof, but a little reminder every once in a while doesn’t hurt.  Check out his cover of Pearl Jam’s “Just Breathe,” and go merrily into your holiday weekend.  Happy Friday, y’all. Gini.