Calling that Mott the Hoople a band's band makes it sound like humans didn't like them. Oh, but they did. In fact they loved them, back in the days when they sold out halls all over England but no one bought their records and then again later when everyone did. If the only blip they ever regi ... More >>
Sometimes a remix doesn't need to drastically depart from an original song. The Strobes -- a Phoenix-based DJ collective featuring William Reed, Ryan Breen, Thomy Hoefer (AKA Prince $$) -- doesn't go off the map with their take on T. Rex's classic rock anthem "Bang a Gong (Get It On)," keeping t ... More >>
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