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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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2010/02/28

Thom Yorke debuted three new songs during his 19 song set at a political benefit in the U.K. last week. Check out video of the three songs below:





2010/02/25

The White Stripes will release a live DVD titled Under Great White Northern Lights on March 16th. A handful of nationwide screenings to celebrate the release have been planned for March. The AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights will screen the dvd at midnight on March 11th (evening of March 10), and the Burton Theater in Detroit will hold a screening March 11th at 9pm. For more info on the dvd and screenings, click here. Click here to find out how to host your own screening.

Fans will also be able to purchase Under Great White Northern Lights as part of a limited edition box set, which includes not only the film, but also a live DVD of the band's 10th Anniversary show, Under Nova Scotian Lights, as well as a CD/double LP of 16 live tracks, exclusive 7 inch, hard cover book of photographs and a silk-screened print. Visit the band's website for more info.
Click here to check out live footage from Apparatjik, the new electronic project featuring members of Coldplay, Mew, and A-ha.
Thom Yorke from Radiohead will be embarking on a (very) short North American tour in the spring. Yorke's backing band, Atoms For Peace (named after a song on the Eraser) will consist of Flea, Nigel Godrich, Mauro Refosco and Joey Waronker. The band will also be playing the previously announced Coachella Festival in Indio, California. Here are the tour dates which will take place in the month of April:

New York Roseland Ballroom 5th & 6th
Boston Citi Wang Theatre 8th
Chicago Aragon Ballroom 10th & 11th
Oakland Fox Theatre 14th & 15th
Santa Barbara Bowl 17th

For more info, click here.

2010/02/21

Since everyone's been subjected to the horrifying "We Are the World" sequel, I figured it might be a good time to revisit Pulp's "Bad Cover Version." If you haven't seen it, it's a spoof on all the celebrity charity songs/videos--and take note, all the "artists" seen in the video are actually celebrity impersonators. The official video was pulled from youtube due to issues from the celebrities depicted in the video.


Pulp - Bad Cover Version
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Here's the link to check out Dig! (the 2004 documentary about the Dandy Warhols and Brian Jonestown Massacre).

2010/02/14

Doug Fieger from the Knack died this morning in Los Angeles at the age of 57. Read more here.

2010/02/09

According to Peter Murphy's official website, the webcast that was scheduled for this Thursday has been canceled/postponed. Here's the entire statement:

Due to poor health the Peter Murphy webcast, scheduled for February 11, 2010, is hereby cancelled until further notice. All ticket holders will be issued a full refund immediately. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience.

2010/02/07

Peter Murphy will be kicking off his Secret Bee Series this Thursday. Murphy will be performing rare Bauhaus songs and some solo material along with a backing band at a secret studio in the Catskill Mountains. The entire event will be webcast here. Keep in mind there is a somewhat of a catch--the webcast isn't free. In order to view the webcast you'll be charged $24.95, which also includes 10 hours of on demand viewing. For more info, click here.