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Jan.
19th

Giddy about Gorillaz

So who’s as excited as I am that Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz will drop album No. 3 this year? It’s called “Plastic Beach,” and sources say that Snoop Dogg, Mos Def and Lou freakin’ Reed are among Albarn’s recruits this time around.

The official track listing released yet. But I found a few alleged demos I found floating around on YouTube.

Oh, and Rolling Stone says Gorillaz will be at Coachella this year, which gives me hope the virtual band may swing up this way, too. But hopefully the live show will be more like “Demon Days Live” DVD and less like their set at the Paramount a few years back when they just hid behind a veil and showed cartoons.


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Jan.
14th

R.I.P. Teddy Pendergrass

Chart-topping R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass died yesterday following a bout with colon cancer. Excerpts from the Rolling Stone obit:

Teddy Pendergrass, one of the most successful R&B singers of the 1970s and ’80s, passed away yesterday after a battle with colon cancer. He was 59. Pendergrass was diagnosed with cancer last year and had a difficult time recovering from surgery; he died at Bryn Mawr Hospital outside of his native Philadelphia, ABC News reports. The five-time Grammy-nominated singer had chart-topping hits in three different decades with 1978’s “Close the Door,” 1988’s “Joy” and 1991’s “It Should’ve

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