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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

For music submissions, press releases, or questions/concerns:

hangthedjmag (at) gmail.com

Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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Saturday, August 25, 2007

Morrissey is planning one last run of the United States in the fall. Luckily, he's found it fit to return to the Detroit area. Don't miss Morrissey at the Royal Oak Music Theater on October 19th. Keep it on 89x for official ticket information.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

A new Coheed & Cambria song is available on iTunes. "The Running Free" will serve as the first single to the band's forthcoming disc, Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume 2: No World For Tomorrow. The full length release will drop on October 23rd. Coheed just launched a website to promote the new cd. Check it out here.
An Oasis DVD will be released in October. The two disc set will feature a concert from 2005, as well as interview footage, and a very special question and answer session with Noel Gallagher. The still untitled DVD set will be released on October 29th.
NIN's most recent release, Year Zero, will be issued on vinyl on August 28th.

In other Nine Inch Nails news, a remix cd is due out in the fall. Y34R Z3R0 R3MIX3D will be a big compilation of remixes that fans have submitted through garageband.com

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Tony Wilson, co-founder of Factory Records and the legendary Hacienda night club in Manchester, England has died at the age of 57. He had been receiving chemotherapy for kidney cancer, however it was a heart attack that killed him. He died Friday, August 10th.

Here's a story that ran on sky news:

TV presenter Tony Wilson, one of the leading lights in the Manchester music scene, has died after suffering a heart attack while receiving cancer treatment aged 57.

Mr Wilson, who set up the Factory Records label and the Hacienda Club, was associated with groups like New Order and the Happy Mondays.

He was also a reporter and presenter on TV and radio in the Manchester area.

His life was depicted in the film 24 Hour Party People.He had been suffering from kidney cancer.

Mr Wilson was surrounded by family at his when he passed away.

A spokesman for Christie Hospital in Manchester said: "Tony Wilson died peacefully at 6.05pm this evening with his family by his bedside."

Tony was a very great supporter of the Christie and this is extremely sad news.

"We would like to extend our sympathy to Tony's family."

An outspoken campaigner for regional self-government in the North West, Wilson was passionate about his home city of Manchester.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Click here to check out Helmet's new song, "Revenge Destroys Everything." The song will be featured in the upcoming film Tatua.

Helmet is currently on the road promoting the 2006 cd Monochrome. Don't miss Helmet at the Magic Stick on August 29th.

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Iggy & the Stooges will be at Meadowbrook on Tuesday. If you'd like to enter to win a pair of tickets to the show, e-mail me before 11:30 am. I'll put you in the drawing...

cristina@89xradio.com