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Satriani Sues Coldplay

Guitar phenom Joe Satriani is suing Coldplay claiming the band’s single “Viva La Vida” ripped off his 2004 song “If I Could Fly.” This sort of thing happens a lot, especially if the defendant is a mega-selling powerhouse, but the similarities are compelling. A crafty Youtuber has combined the songs for you to hear for … Continue reading Satriani Sues Coldplay

Ten "Fiercest" British Frontmen Revealed

Jake has long bemoaned the fact that British singers all sound like pansies. [Specifically, English singers -ed.] It’s his main argument for abandoning a genre that once fueled his music collection and has led to hilarious arguments at countless bars with me and Loftus. But is the Old Man right? MuchMusic has a list of … Continue reading Ten "Fiercest" British Frontmen Revealed

New Coldplay CD’s Copy Protection

Coldplay’s new CD comes with an insert that discloses the rules enforced by the disc’s DRM, such as “This CD can’t be burnt onto a CD or hard disc, nor can it be converted to an MP3.” Via bb. Update: more info.

Starsailor: Enjoy the Silence (or Capitol will kill you)

StarsailorCan Capitol’s cash make Starsailor a mainstream creature in Coldplay’s image, whether singer James Walsh and his mates like it or not? Johnny Loftus catches Starsailor in Detroit.

Don’t Know Why – The 2003 Grammys

The Glorious Noise compound was alive with laughter after the 45th Annual Grammy Awards concluded last Sunday night. Sure, this year’s show featured numerous artists who made the big decision to actually sing, which is a real milestone, since it happens so rarely anymore. And performances from Eminem, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, James Taylor, and … Continue reading Don’t Know Why – The 2003 Grammys

ARE THE BRITISH COMING?

Coldplay and Starsailor make a case for intelligent music on the radio Johnny Loftus For a few years in the mid 90s, Oasis had its moment in the American sun. With the larger US pop audience becoming enamored of “Wonderwall”‘s balladry and the bottom-end stomp of “Supersonic,” it seemed like the group’s systematic takeover of … Continue reading ARE THE BRITISH COMING?