Bob Dylan’s metalwork exhibition

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It’s a nice, simple day, until something you stumbled upon something totally awesome like this: Who wants to see Bob Dylan with a blowtorch? Or even better, see the works of art he created ? Not content with being one of the greatest songwriters of all time, he’s turned his hand to iron and metalwork. You can check his work if you’re in London at an exhibiton at Halcyon Gallery in November. Damn I’m jealous…

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Classical music is just as relevant and important as pop music (or, “How to Listen to Great Music” proves that Mozart is as cool as Lady GaGa)

What’s that old adage?  “When you assume, you make an ass out of you and me.”  Yeah, well in this case, my assumption didn’t hurt anyone.  In hindsight, it was a tad lazy – and perhaps made an ass outta me – but certainly not harmful in any way. Here’s the thing: I got an email from ZME’s esteemed editor and founder Tibi asking me if I’d have any interest in reviewing a book called…

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Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour gets a new round of dates

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Thirty-four studio albums released and 70 years in, Bob Dylan seems more like an extraterrestrial than a simple human being. If any of you have been following Bob Dylan around for a while in his past 50 years career, you’d probably know that the prolific songwriter has embarked on his Never Ending Tour in 1988 and never looked back since. Yes, the man meant it, and hasn’t slowed down from the 100 shows a year…

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The Top Albums of The Decade: 2006

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This post is part of our “Top Albums of The Decade” series. Follow the series to read about the best music to grace our ears in the 2000s. Clipse – Hell Hath No Fury (Re-Up, Star Trak) It’s a cold fucking world out there. As drug slingers or as emcees, Pusha T and Malice haven’t had the easiest of lives. That isn’t to say that either “career” is easy, but these guys could write a…

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New Music Monday: 12 October

Baroness: Blue Record

Looks like it’s that time of the year when various holiday albums and compilations start to pop-out, much to the contempt of last minute present shoppers, retailers and record labels. This week alone, we’ve got new Christmas albums from Bob Dylan, David Archuleta and Connie Talbot coming out. One of the most interesting releases of the week is Baroness’ highly anticipated sophomore release “Blue Record.” The band’s debut, “Red Album,” was a stunning progressive metal…

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New Music Monday: 27 April

A Camp: Colonia

Some awesome new releases this week, guys. Bob Dylan is releasing a new album, his 33rd in fact, called “Together Through Life”, possibly his most murky record to date. Is remarkable how Dylan, aged 67, can still pop out quality music at. Then again, nothing amazes now when putting Bob Dylan and quality in the same sentence. Seeing how the rap scene has been intensively suffering lately from the lack of above-par releases, fans can…

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Bob Dylan’s new album: now with a name, cover and release date!

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Is Bob Dylan the man or what? As if it wasn’t enough he’s the crowing figure of the entire beat generation, he’s now defying both time and, well, mediocre mortal conceptions, by releasing a new LP, his 46th album to be more exact, very soon. As previously reporated, Bob Dylan’s new album, now dubbed “Together Through Love,”  came out more or less out of an accident, since he wrote a song for French director Olivier…

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Bob Dylan returns with surprise ‘Modern Times’ follow-up

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This just came in, so I’m as surprised as everybody else about it. Seems like Bob Dylan is yet again widening his extensive discography with a new full length album, the follow-up to his previous, very well received 2006 “Modern Times.” Since then a somewhat revivalist cult movement has sprung out around him, with Bob Dylan being in the center of the modern music scene…again. As so, we’ve been granted to see a Bob Dylan…

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Two ‘brand new’ Bob Dylan songs up for free download

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Back in 1991, Bob Dylan started a series of releases called the Bootleg Series, in which he’d punch out various B-sides, rarities and miscellaneous unreleased material. In October, he’ll release his 8th installment in the series, titled “Tell Tale Signs: Rare And Unreleased 1989-2006,” that comes in both a double and (limited edition) triple album. The three disc version of Tell Tale Signs includes a 150-page book, and some editions include a 7″ vinyl single…

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Bob Dylan plans record, joins forces with Jack White

Oh man, when a titan such as Bob Dylan makes plans, you know it’s gonna be good; and when this record is going to be based on some unfinished lyrics by country singer Hank Williams, it’s gonna be great. When he also asks Jack White, Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams and other to work with him…you know it’s going to be just fantastic! As the story goes, Dylan asked a series of musicians to write music…

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