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Hilary’s Ear Candy: December 2017

CANDY CANDY CANDY! Especially holiday candy like candy canes and stuff! Enjoy your December Ear Candy, it's sugar free: 12/01 - Blitzen Trapper "Wild And Reckless" 12/04 - The Neighbourhood "Scary Love" 12/05 - Django Django "In Your Beat" 12/06 - Belle and Sebastian "I'll Be Your Pilot" 12/07 - U2 "Get Out Of Your [...]

The (Sometimes Trippy) 2017 Grammy Nominations Are Here

The Grammys. They turn 60 in January and when we watch them (if we watch them) on January 28th, we can alternately cheer on our favorite artists and scratch our heads at some of the nominations. Or something. See the full list of nominations here.


Jump on tiny Monopoly game-piece bikes and rip around Hawkins, Indiana in the new Stranger Things game? YES PLEASE! Hideouts and forts instead of houses and hotels? TWIST MY ARM! I love it already. Get more info here!


Oh, what? The Foos are not messing around! Hot on the heels of the super radness that was Cal Jam '17, they've announced they're doing it again! October 5th & 6th at Glen Helen Regional Park and Festival Grounds in San Berdoo, you can get all the info your sweet self needs right here! From [...]

[WATCH] Over 10,000 Americans Helped Make Thirty Seconds To Mars’ New Video

When 91X put the call out to Thirty Seconds to Mars fans this summer, we had no idea what the end result would be. The band wanted fans to film moments in their lives that happened on July 4th, 2017, and over 10,000 people submitted videos. The results are powerful. From the press release: "The [...]

Hilary’s Ear Candy: November 2017

NOVEMBER SONGS ARE THESE, THE ONES I (very, very carefully) HAVE LISTED BELOW, JUST FOR YOU, THEY ARE THESE ONES, I HOPE YOU LIKE THEM: 11/01 - Chonny & Clyde "I, The Hurricane" 11/02 - The Killers "Run For Cover" 11/03 - MGMT "Little Dark Age" 11/06 - Portugal. The Man "Live In The Moment" [...]

#BLESSED: Taco Bell Kit Kat Quesadillas Are A Thing

Lucky Wisconsinites have been in for a treat lately; Taco Bell is testing out their new Kit Kat and Twix quesadillas there right now! Called the "Chocoladilla," they seem to be just melted candy in a warm tortilla. Sign me up! No word yet on when the nationwide roll out will happen, but my fingers [...]

Transplants Release New Covers EP (And One New Song!)

As if they weren't bus enough, the guys in Transplants recorded a new EP recently, and it's a fun one! It's mostly cover songs but they did include one new song called "Won't Be Coming Back." Get the EP here and hear the new song below! 01. Saturday Night 02. Seeing Red (Minor Threat cover) [...]
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Linkin Park Release Carpool Karaoke Video Filmed Days Before Chester’s Death

It was filmed just days before Linkin Park's Chester Bennington took his own life, and now, with the blessing of his family, the band has shared their episode of Carpool Karaoke. They joke around with Ken Jeong, talk Dungeons and Dragons, and generally seem to be having a lot of fun. It's heartbreaking to watch [...]
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Cage the Elephant Cover Tom Petty

It’s a song that they’ve covered here and there over the years, so it was no surprise when Cage the Elephant kicked off their Cal Jam set over the weekend with a cover of the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers song “Last Dance With Mary Jane.” Matt nailed the plaintive harmonica parts, and you could [...]
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White Stripes Are Releasing 3 Early Live Shows On Vinyl

Unfortunately, their Dec. 9, 2000 show at the Casbah or their July 18th, 2001 show - also at the Casbah - are not part of the upcoming live White Stripes releases, but hardcore fans may still be chomping at the bit to get their hands on Live in Detroit: 1999-2000-2001.  If you want to own these [...]
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Hilary’s Ear Candy: October 2017

because #rocktober 10/02 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers "I Need To Know" 10/03 - #GOALS "All My Friends Are Here" 10/04 - Ted Leo "Can't Go Back" 10/05 - Ron Gallo "Put The Kids To Bed" 10/06 - JD McPherson "Lucky Penny" 10/09 - Dispatch "Painted Yellow Lines" 10/10 - Coast Modern "Dive" 10/11 [...]