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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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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The Damned tour in the U.S. has been canceled, including the Detroit date which was scheduled for this Saturday at St. Andrew's Hall. Refunds should be obtained at point of purchase. According to a posting on the band's website:

Due to circumstances beyond our control, THE DAMNED regret to announce the cancellation of all of their October / Halloween U.S tour dates.

As of today, the band’s U.S. Visas were still not approved, thus forcing the immediate cancellation of the entire tour.

Refunds should be obtained at point of purchase

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Robert Smith has revealed that the Cure's 1989 cd Disintegration will be reissued next year as a three cd set. The first disc will contain the all the original material from Disintegration, the second disc will contain 20 songs (b-sides, demos, previously unreleased tracks recorded in 1988 & 1989), and the third disc features 12 live tracks from 1990. This box set does not have an official release date, however it is expected in 2010.

Smith also briefly mentioned in the posting on his blog that more Cure reissues will be available in 2010. Clicky here to read Smith's blog and tracklisting for the Disintegration boxset.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Here's video from the Pixies' Doolittle tour...

Thom Yorke and his new superstar band (includes Flea, Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker) played Los Angeles last night. The band played most of the songs from Yorke's solo album, the Eraser, plus they debuted four new tracks: "Open the Floodgates," "Lotus Flower," "Skirting on the Surface," and "Judge, Jury, Executioner."

Here's some video of the show:







Ian Brown (ex-Stone Roses vocalist) just released his 6th solo album, My Way. Brown recently was interviewed by British paper the Guardian and discussed his best and worst Stone Roses moments, ex-bandmate John Squire, the Oasis split and more. Read the article here.