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Elvis Costello earns trust while tinkering with old hits at Wolf Trap

One of the many good things about seeing Elvis Costello perform is that he has never treated his songs as static works, locked in the time and place …

Effectively Wild Episode 1074: Time is a Flat Cycle

Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan have an only slightly outdated discussion of Freddie Freeman’s potential position change and a Coors Field scoreboard …

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Elvis Costello's aim is true with 'Imperial Bedroom' at the Tower

Revisiting classic albums on anniversary years is a tempting career strategy for any artist with a decade or more under their belt. Records used to …

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What’s going on Saturday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Coney Island Mermaid Parade</b><br>One of the great New …

Elvis Costello on His 'Joyful' Summer Tour, Broadway Plans and New Music

Costello talks reinventing 'Imperial Bedroom' live, and why making a musical is like trying to book "Beyoncé and Adele and Bono" all at once<p>Elvis …

What’s going on Thursday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Elvis Costello and the Imposters @ Central Park</b> …

Did Bowie beat Adele? All 34 Glastonbury headliner bills, ranked from worst to best

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Elvis Costello playing ‘Imperial Bedroom’ on tour (Chicago pics & setlist), hits SummerStage Thursday

<b>Elvis Costello</b> is currently on his spring leg of his Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers tour where he’s framing selections from 1982’s <i>Imperial Bedroom</i> …

Elvis Costello throws himself a rousing ‘Bedroom’ party at Crossroads KC

These are the times for birthdays in the music world. In June alone, Beatles’ fans have celebrated the 50th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely …

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On War Primer

<b>War Primer</b><i> is 40% off, along with all our related Brecht reading, until Sunday June 11 (midnight UTC). Click here to activate your discount.</i>One of …

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Paul McCartney: Flowers in the Dirt Super Deluxe Edition

Paul McCartney was on quite the rollercoaster ride as an artist in the 1980s. He started the decade strong with the mostly one-man effort McCartney …

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Over-the-Top Brow Bars Are the Biggest Trend in Summer Sunglasses - Bloomberg

You know a showy top bar—that thingamajig that prominently links the two eye rims at upper points of their perimeters—when you see it. And you see it …

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Wilco Sell Pencil Set Engraved With Album Titles

Wilco have released some new merch—pencils! The “Case in Point” Wilco pencil set features 10 graphite pencils packaged neatly in a red cardboard box. Each one is engraved with the name of each different Wilco album. The band designed the set with Impact Merchandise; they’re available for pre-order …

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Wilco Sell Pencil Set Engraved With Album Titles | Pitchfork

Wilco have released some new merch—pencils! The “Case in Point” Wilco pencil set features 10 graphite pencils packaged neatly in a red cardboard box. Each one is engraved with the name of each different Wilco album. The band designed the set with Impact Merchandise; they’re available for pre-order …

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Concert Review: Elvis Costello Goes Baroque to the Future With ‘Imperial Bedroom’ Show

<b>Elvis Costello and the Imposters</b><b><br>“The Imperial Bedroom and Other Chambers Tour”</b><b><br>Greek Theatre, Los Angeles</b><b><br>June 4</b><p>While the 50th anniversary of the …

5 Weird Things The BBC Banned From Our Screens

There are certain standards to protect<p>The British Broadcasting Corporation. The BBC. The UK's public service broadcaster, primarily funded by us. …

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Elvis Costello takes fans into his ‘Imperial Bedroom’ for a terrific show at the Greek Theatre in L.A.

Elvis Costello performed 13 of 15 songs from his 1982 album “Imperial Bedroom” at the Greek Theatre on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Photo by Michelle …

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Elvis Costello Talks Recording While High, Working With the Roots

The songwriter on composing a musical about a demagogue, reviving his 1982 masterpiece 'Imperial Bedroom' and more<p>Elvis Costello hasn't released a …

Cast your vote! What is the best debut album of all time?

CBC On the Coast listeners have selected five finalists — which one will you choose?<p>CBC listeners made the nominations, now it's time to crown a …

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Your Ultimate Guide To June: 20 Cool Events Happening In Los Angeles

Here are 20 awesome events happening in Los Angeles in June. [ more › ]

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Every Glastonbury poster and line-up since 1970

A look back on the largest greenfield music festival in the world<p>The poster for Glastonbury, 1086 Credit: Press<p>This week saw the release of the full …

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Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal review – kora and cello fuse with remarkable skill

Cadogan Hall, London The west African and French duo brought complexity, delicacy and intuition to improvisations that had the audience yelling their appreciation<p>This was an exquisite, gently adventurous evening of west African/European fusion from two musicians who looked at first as if they had …

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PUNK ROCK TO POLITICS – THE VISUAL WORLD OF ED FOTHERINGHAM

Illustrator Ed Fotheringham speaks to PKM about his Trump illustrations, his punk rock past, and his artwork for Mudhoney, the Supersuckers, Elvis …

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Short Is Sweet: The Greatest Pop Songs Under 3 Minutes | uDiscover

We all know that short is sweet, small is beautiful and the best things come in small packages… and the same applies to pop singles. It’s those …

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Wilco cover Elvis Costello’s “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding” — listen

<i>Photo by​ ​Philip Cosores</i>​​Wilco are the latest band to contribute to the ongoing Spotify Singles series. As with each band that has taken part in …

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Hear Wilco's Serene Elvis Costello Cover

Band performs "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding" for Spotify Singles series<p>Wilco released two new recordings on Wednesday as …

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Listen to a Previously Unreleased Version of Paul McCartney & Elvis Costello’s “Back On My Feet”

In March, Paul McCartney released a reissue of 1989’s <i>Flowers in the Dirt</i>, which featured several songs co-written by Elvis Costello. To promote that …

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The Forgotten Heroes Of 70s Rock

We all know about the 70s. <b>The Beatles</b> quit, glam came along – <b>T.Rex</b>, <b>Bowie</b>, Slade; in the background, Floyd, Zeppelin and <b>Sabbath</b> sold squillions of …

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New Beatles turntables shown off at 'Sgt. Pepper's' listening party

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Will Ferrell, Elvis Costello headline 'Full Frontal' DC fete

The D.C. heat didn't stop fans and friends of Samantha Bee's "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" from partying on the W Hotel's rooftop bar …

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