Florida Governor on a Road to Nowhere

Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida is being sued by Talking Heads front man David Byrne for using his 1985 song “Road to Nowhere” in his campaign earlier this year. Byrne is filing suit for the amount of $1 million because that’s the amount he has been offered for his songs in the past. The Crist…

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Surprise Phish Festival 8 Soundcheck

In addition to a couple of jams, “Undermind,” the forthcoming Party Time track “Liquid Time,” and a Trey Anastasio Band song (“Gone”), Phish performed songs by MGMT (“Kids”) and Yes (“Star Trooper”) during their surprise Thursday soundcheck prior to Festival 8, suggesting that neither the former Oracular Spectacular nor the latter’s The Yes Album during…

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Hitler Learns Phish’s Halloween Album