Friday, June 13, 2014

Friday finds: former Doves singer Jimi Goodwin, The Ramones, Brian Wilson, Eels & Steve Perry, Phil & Dave Alvin, Amazon

Happy Friday everybody. Here is a pretty lengthy roundup of musical news and notes going into the weekend...

Former Doves singer Jimi Goodwin has released a solo album, and just unveiled another music video related to his Odludek album. Read more at Music Minded here.

The Ramones' legacy lives on
Better late than never; the Ramones' seminal debut has finally been certified gold. It only took 38 years! Read more here.

Brian Wilson's next album may well have a number of special guests including Frank Ocean, Zooey Deschanel and Lana Del Rey. Read the Stereogum article here.

Eels and former Journey singer Steve Perry continue to make music news together. Read Jeff Miller's story on the unlikely pair in The Orange County Register here.

Speaking of unlikely pairs, Phil and Dave Alvin (of The Blasters) have finally recorded another full-length album together. Read all about it courtesy of Kelli Skye Fadroski's article in The Orange County Register

Finally, Amazon has launched a streaming music service.

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