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A Very Dylan Christmas

Despite the fact that he comes from a Jewish background and is barely listenable these days, it seems that folk legend Bob Dylan is making a Christmas record. Hmm… this doesn’t seem like a shameless way to feebly help the seemingly near-dead music industry. Blatantly ripped from Pitchfork. He might be the last person you’d […]

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Synthesis Weekly Reviews: War Child Presents: Heroes

V/A War Child Presents: Heroes Astralwerks War Child, a group designed to help war-affected children worldwide, has conceived a very unique approach to a cover album with Heroes. They asked 16 different legendary artists (Springsteen, Bowie, McCartney, etc.) to choose a song from their catalogue to be covered, and then also nominate the artist to […]

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Dylan Wins Pulitzer; Washington Post Wins Six

Bob Dylan took home rock ‘n’ roll’s first Pulitzer Prize thanks to a special award presented to the iconic songwriter for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.” Dylan, humbled by the announcement, said he was in “disbelief.” Another Pulitzer first occurred when two awards […]

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2008 Spirit Award Nominees Announced

Film Independent announced Tuesday the nominees for their 2008 Spirit Awards. Best Feature nods went to France’s The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, the Bob Dylan-inspired I’m Not There, A Mighty Heart starring Angelina Jolie, Gus Van Sant’s Paranoid Park and Juno, a comedy about an unplanned pregnancy penned by first-time screenwriter Diablo Cody. I’m […]

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Hard Rock Releases Serve2 Compilation

Tis the season…well, almost. As usual, we can expect to be inundated with entertainment industry professionals looking to pretty up their tax forms with some end-of-the-year charity work, but at least it’s all for a good cause, right? Hard Rock is getting a jump on the impending holiday season with their Serve2 compilation, available for […]

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Dylan, the “Ultimate Bob Dylan Collection,” is coming out Oct. 1st on Sony’s Legacy Recordings. This will be made available in a one-disc, 18-track CD; a three-disc box set which includes postcards, a 40-page booklet and a bunch of other stuff; and a three-disc Digipak. If you care, cool, but even if you don’t, you […]

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