R.I.P. Andy Hummel

Just four months after the death of lead singer/songwriter Alex Chilton, original Big Star bassist Andy Hummel has passed away. Hummel formed Big Star alongside Chilton, guitarist Chris Bell, and Jody Stephens.  The band would greatly influence countless acts in alternative and indie music.

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R.I.P. Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren, best known as the manager of the influential groups the New York Dolls and the Sex Pistols, died of cancer today.  The 64 year-old lived a career ahead of the music scene, mostly defined by his role in the Sex Pistols’ rise.  His relationship with the band would end sourly, but he would […]

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