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A Message from Alan Cross

Posted on by Brandy

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As you may have heard, my old radio program, The Ongoing History of New Music, is returning after a hiatus of three years.

The show will be augmented by one minute(ish) daily features that will run throughout the week. The goal is to pick things up right where we left off with Episode 691 in 2011.

So what does this mean for my other show, The Secret History of Rock?  That program will be sunsetted.

Radio folk and fans of the show have been asking questions:

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Vance Joy – All I Ever Wanted – Live Video

Posted on by ryan.gilliland

This week Vance Joy’s Dream Your Life Away has reached #1 is all of Edmonton AND his tune Riptide has ukelele’d it’s way to being a 3-week #1 undisputed SONiC Countdown champion. You truly should check out his album. It is refreshing to hear his simple ditties. Here is the latest video offering from Vance!

Panic! at the Disco! covers Bohemian Rhapsody

Posted on by Layne Mitchell

So THIS happened…

Breaking Bat

Posted on by Rick Lee

Somebody give Bryan Cranston the Commissioner’s Trophy for his one-man play about Major League Baseball’s postseason.

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Music News You Can Use – September 17, 2014

Posted on by Bryce Kelley

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Jack White thinks he working in the wrong decade, U2 get some love from Apple, and The Strokes may hit the studio soon.

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SONiC Rock Door Guesses

Posted on by Bryce Kelley

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Wednesday, September 17th 2014.

Lennie stepped in the quicksand of failure. Its not “Jack White – Lazaretto.”

The Sonic Rock Door is worth:
$792.

 Previous Guesses:
Jimmy Eat World – The Middle
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps
Bastille – Bad Blood
Green Day – Welcome To Paradise
Lorde – Team
Current Swell – Keys To The Kingdom
Green Day – Brainstew
Big Data – Dangerous
Kongos – I’m Only Joking
White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
USS – Shipwreck
City and Colour – Body In A Box
Cage The Elephant – Come A Little Closer
Green Day – Longview
Arkells – Come To Light
Tokyo Police Club – Bambi
The Black Keys – Howlin’ For You
Hozier – Take Me To Church
City and Colour – The Lonely Life
Milky Chance – Stolen Dance
Green Day – Longview
Green Day – Longview

Take a listen to the Sonic Rock Door:

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You+Me – The Story Behind Dallas Green & P!nk’s New Project

Posted on by Brandy

So, now that the initial shock has worn off, how are you feeling about Dallas Green starting a new band with P!nk?  The duo explains their new venture in this way-too-cute featurette

You+Me will release their debut album, “rose ave.”, on October 14th. 

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Music News You Can Use – September 16, 2014

Posted on by Bryce Kelley

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Foo Fighters tease their HBO documentary, and we announce a couple concerts.

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FYi

Posted on by Rick Lee

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Bono has been on your Apple device since the launch of the U2 iPod in 2004. He’s still on your iPhone right now as we speak. Oh, the humanity and the audacity!!
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Watch The New Music Video From Stars

Posted on by Brandy

What’s the new Stars video all about?  Frontman Torquil Campbell told SPIN, “We went out, like we always do, we got drunk, like we sometimes do, we saw friends that we don’t see enough, and we filmed it all.”

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