...hang the dj

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

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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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The new Radiohead cd is going to be available sooner than expected. The band, currently without a record label, has decided to sell the cd through their official website. Click here to find out how to pre-order the band's new material. You can order the "discbox" or the "download" from the band's website. The download will be available starting October 10th, and the discbox will be shipped in December. The best part? The discbox, which contains 2 discs and 2 records, will sell for 40 pounds (about 85 dollars U.S.) and the download will cost whatever you feel like paying. No, I'm not kidding, it's a name your own price thing. Click here if you don't believe me.


The Killers will release a b-sides/rarities cd in November. Sawdust will drop on November 13th. The first single is called, "Tranquilize."

The band is also expected to release another Christmas single later this year.
Raine Maida from Our Lady Peace will release his debut solo cd, the Hunter's Lullabye, on November 13th. Check out Raine's myspace page to hear the first single, "Yellow Brick Road."

FYI: Raine previously released a digital-only ep last year titled, Love Hope Hero. If you haven't checked it out, visit iTunes.
Maynard James Keenan's new project, Puscifer, will release its long awaited debut cd next month. V Is For Vagina, drops on October 30th. The first single, "Cuntry Boner" is now available as a pre-order through the band's official website. Click here to check out a trailer for the band's forthcoming cd, and to find out more about the band.


Eddie Vedder has put together a video for his cover of the old Indio song, "Hard Sun." Click here to check it out.

"Hard Sun" will appear on the soundtrack to Into the Wild, which also doubles as Vedder's debut solo cd. The disc drops Tuesday, and the film opens Friday.

H.I.M.'s new cd, Venus Doom, will be released on Tuesday. The cd is currently streaming in its entirety on AOL.

Click here to check out H.I.M.'s video for "Kiss of Dawn."


Thursday with Circle Takes The Square will be at the Magic Stick on November 6th.

Avenged Sevenfold will rock the Fillmore on November 9th.

Ozzy & Rob Zombie will appear at Joe Louis Arena on December 18th.

Keep it on 89x for official ticket information.


Here's a news item about Joy Division that Yahoo published yesterday. I checked the rhino website for the vinyl release that is supposed to be out on Tuesday, but it appears it is not available yet. Stay tuned...

Thanks to Rob for the heads up!


Looks like you'll be waiting a bit longer for the follow up to We Don't Need To Whisper. The release of the new cd from Angels & Airwaves,
I-Empire, has been pushed back to November 6th.
Tickets for the October 19th Morrissey show at the Royal Oak Music Theater will go on sale tomorrow at 5pm. Grab tickets starting tomorrow at tickets.com.


Gerard Way reportedly married his girlfriend after a show in Denver, Colorado this past Monday night. This wouldn't be the first time a member of My Chemical Romance married on the road--Mikey Way recently married his girlfriend--backstage--after a MCR show in Las Vegas.
MXPX are starring on their very own limited edition set of Jones Soda bottles. There are 4 different versions of these special bottles--one for each band member, plus one group shot. Only 120 bottles of each version will be available, and they are not for sale! You can enter to win the classy and glassy bottles here.
Blue October will release Foiled For The Last Time on September 25th. This double disc set is the "premium" edition of their 2006 cd Foiled. The expanded version will contain all the songs from Foiled, along with a second disc chock full of live material and remixes.

Don't miss Blue October at the Royal Oak Music Theater on October 6th.


Watch the 'stashed Corgan answer seven questions.
Fall Out Boy, Plain White T's, Gym Class Heroes, & Cute Is What We Aim For will be at the Palace on November 20th. Tickets for this 89x show will go on sale this Saturday morning at 10 at all ticketmaster outlets.


Come on out tonight for the official 89x Time Warp party at Luna! DJ Tom and I will be spinning 80's & 90's alternative all night! If you dig Time Warp, you'll have an extraordinary time tonight! The folks at Luna are offering dollar drinks from 9-11pm, so get there early! 21 and over are welcome. Luna is on Main Street north of 12 mile in Royal Oak.

The 89x royalty have promised me they'll be there, including the mysterious Vince Cannova, the always intriguing Lisa Way, and our hyperspasmotic Cal Cagno. Perhaps other 89x-lings will be there too...so come mingle with us. We smell good.