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R.I.P. Ravi Shankar

The Hindu reports that sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar has died. He was 92. Shankar began studying sitar in 1938 around age 18. His international fame grew in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison. Shankar appeared at Woodstock in 1969 a…

Iconic Producer Conny Plank Gets Box Set Treatment

Photo via Gronland Records Conny Plank was a German musician and producer who worked with Kraftwerk, Brian Eno, Can, and Neu!, to name a few. As The Quietus reports, the krautrock icon is getting a four-disc box set that will compile some of his bes…

Yesterday Ra Ra Riot premiered “When I Dream”, a new…

Yesterday Ra Ra Riot premiered “When I Dream”, a new track from the band’s 3rd album Beta Love. The album marks the band’s 1st outing as a 4 piece with members Wes Miles on vocals, Milo Bonacci on guitar, Mathieu Santos on bass & Rebecca Zeller…

Two Ty Segall Reissues Due in January

Ty Segall’s prolific streak continues on January 22, this time with two reissues via In the Red. The first is the only LP by Segall’s surf band the Traditional Fools, which was originally released in 2008. The other is Reverse Shark Attack, his…

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