The Flaming Lips’ “Fwends” Disappoints

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There are very few ways that a full-album cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band can succeed. How do you take an album that’s so beloved, well-known, and – arguably – perfect, and cover it? As proof that it would be possible, I’d give you Beck’s side project, Record Club, where Beck and an ever-rotating cadre of friends rerecord …

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Phil Spector: You Know It’s Time to Call a Headhunter

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The D.A. prosecuting Phil Spector has found yet another woman who wants to testify that the famed producer threatened her life, according to a new motion that sets out facts similar to those alleged in the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. The new woman, Norma Kemper, was working as Spector’s assistant in 1996 when he took her out …

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