iTunes top Blues selections this week.

They officially pulled it off. On Friday night, the Flaming Lips successfully performed the first of two space bubble concerts at Oklahoma City's The Criterion after postponing the original dates due to rising COVID-19 numbers. The venue's floor was filled with 100 bubbles, which could fit up to three people each,…
Author: Katrina Nattress
Posted: January 23, 2021, 6:44 pm
During his last night in office, Donald Trump granted clemency to a handful of notable inmates, including Kodak Black. Shortly after his release, the rapper tweeted thanks to the former president. "I Want To Thank The President @RealDonaldTrump For His Commitment To Justice Reform And Shortening My Sentence," he wrote. "I Also Want…
Author: Katrina Nattress
Posted: January 23, 2021, 5:46 pm
Punk rock legend Blag Dahlia (Paul Cafaro) has been touring the world for over 30 years as founder and lead singer of "The Dwarves." Courting controversy is second nature to the band, though it always comes after solid hard-core musicality and Paul’s inspired song lyrics. The Dwarves have produced fourteen albums, several music…
Author: Helen Mitsios
Posted: January 23, 2021, 1:00 pm
Derick Almena, the main tenant of the Oakland, California dilapidated warehouse known as the Ghost Ship, which served as an art collective and where he'd rent out space to artists, pleaded guilty to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter on Friday, KTVU reports. The guilty plea means that Almena will avoid a second criminal…
Author: Daniel Kohn
Posted: January 23, 2021, 12:41 am
Welcome back, Daybreakers. It's another Friday and looking back at the past seven days, it’s safe to say a wave of hope has been cast across the nation. What better way to complete a week of new beginnings than with new records from promising new artists? This week brings you a variety of…
Author: Eleni Rodriguez
Posted: January 22, 2021, 10:00 pm
Saturday Night Live will return to the air on Jan. 30 with a stellar group of musicians heading to 30 Rock. Machine Gun Kelly will perform for the first time on the show that will be hosted by fellow first-timer, John Krasinski. Phoebe Bridgers and Nathaniel Rateliff will also be making their SNL debuts on Feb.
Author: Daniel Kohn
Posted: January 22, 2021, 7:17 pm
The White Stripes shared a previously unreleased video of the band's performance of "Seven Nation Army" from their legendary 2007 Bonnaroo set. The 90-minute-plus set closed out the festival's Which Stage, making it one of Bonnaroo's last sets for that year. Jack White and Meg White played 23 songs that night, with covers including…
Author: Katherine Turman
Posted: January 22, 2021, 6:18 pm
Hank Aaron, the legendary baseball slugger who overtook Babe Ruth as baseball's Home Run King, died on Friday at the age of 86. The Atlanta Braves outfielder, also known as Hammerin' Hank, was a 25-time all-star, the 1957 National League MVP, a three-time Gold Glove winner and of course, a Hall of Famer. …
Author: Daniel Kohn
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:28 pm
No, it's not some misunderstanding. Genesis have delayed the start of their The Last Domino? reunion tour with the message "We're ready, but the world isn't...yet!" The jaunt was originally supposed to kick off in November 2020 and then was moved to April 2021 due to the pandemic. It is now slated to launch…
Author: Katherine Turman
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:28 pm
Dave Chappelle tested positive for COVID-19 before his four-night run of shows at Thursday through Sunday at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas. He canceled all those shows, and Chappelle is quarantining, his representative said in a statement. The comedian is asymptomatic. "Chappelle implemented COVID-19 protocols which included rapid testing for…
Author: SPIN Staff
Posted: January 22, 2021, 3:22 pm