Posts Tagged: anniversary

This Week in Posivibes: Another Bob Dylan Tribute

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MOJO is once again paying Bob Dylan tribute in its next issue, this time in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Blonde on Blonde, and they’ve put together an album to commemorate the occasion. Titled Blonde on Blonde Revisited, the album is a compilation of covers by contemporary artists such as Kevin Morby, Marissa Nadler, Jim O’Rourke, Phosphorescent, Night Beats, and Steve Gunn. Pitchfork has […]

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I Want You Turns Forty

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Marvin Gaye’s incredible record has turned forty and to celebrate the greatness of the work, Pitchfork has published a tribute to I Want You and to Gaye’s tactile sound and the history of african american music and resistance in this country. Read the full piece here and listen to the album after the jump.

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Twenty-five Years for A Tribe Called Quest

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To celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of their debut with the LP People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, A Tribe Called Quest appeared on The Tonight Show with The Roots as their backing band. Watch the video and see some amazing backstage shots from the night via okayplayer.

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Highway 61 Revisited Turns Fifty

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Bob Dylan’s jump to electric turned fifty this past Sunday, and to celebrate the milestone Consequence of Sound interviewed two of the session musicians who worked on recording the album. One of the musicians, Harvey Brooks, remembers Dylan’s songwriting style: He’s writing by instinct…It all came out of his mind. As he was receiving it, he transferred […]

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Remembering Nabokov

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Four days ago was the anniversary of Vladimir Nabokov’s death and this Paris Review blog remembers the wordsmith/butterfly catcher as the compelling professor and famous author that he became. There’s even a vague Lady Gaga comparison/reference. And did you know he’s the only author to strictly abide by the self-interview rules? He either had control […]

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