WFPK Music News – New Order, My Morning Jacket, Crash the Couch Friday, Aug 7 2020 

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Some seminal albums from New Order and My Morning Jacket are getting the reissue treatment, and a virtual music festival is coming to crash your quarantine!

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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New Order announce deluxe edition of “Power, Corruption & Lies” Wednesday, Aug 5 2020 

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New Orders 1983 album Power, Corruption & Lies is getting a deluxe reissue!

The set will feature remasters of the album from the original analog tapes, previously unreleased material from writing sessions, live performances, TV footage and rare photos, all in the form of an LP, two CDs, two DVDs, and a book.

The Power, Corruption & Lies: Definitive Edition box set comes out October 2nd.


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WFPK Music News – Taylor Swift, Fyre Fest, Guns N’ Roses Tuesday, Aug 4 2020 

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Taylor Swift surprises us with a new album, merch from the infamous Fyre Fest hits the auction block, and Guns N Roses Greatest Hits gets its first ever vinyl pressing.

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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Robert Plant “Charlie Patton Highway (Turn it Up, Vol. 1)” Monday, Aug 3 2020 

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To celebrate the third season of his Digging Deep With Robert Plant podcast, the legendary Led Zeppelin frontman will release a new anthology chronicling his post-Zep career.

Robert Plant Digging Deep: Subterranea comes out October 2nd and the two-disc set will feature 30 tracks, including three previously unreleased ones: a cover of New Orleans musician Toussaint McCall’s “Nothing Takes The Place Of You”, a duet with Patty Griffin of Charley Feathers’ “Too Much Alike”, plus Charlie Patton Highway (Turn it Up, Vol. 1), which you can check out below


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Clash jigsaw puzzles coming this fall Monday, Aug 3 2020 

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Retailers say COVID-19 has been responsible for a rise in jigsaw puzzle sales. If theyve been part of your pandemic activities, we may have new ones to recommend!

October 9th there will be a release of official jigsaw puzzles commemorating punk icons, The Clash, highlighting two of their albums. Give Em Enough Rope and English Civil War will be available as 500-piece puzzles that come in a vinyl-box-set-sized box so it will fit in with your vinyl record collection.

Not feeling The Clash? Zee Productions and their Rock Saws imprint also have puzzles for fans of David Bowie, Nirvana, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Queen and more!


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WFPK Music News – Angel Olsen, Lou Reed, Malik B Friday, Jul 31 2020 

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A new album from Angel Olsen on the way, plus a Lou Reed classic gets the reissue treatment, and the world mourns the loss of one of founding members of The Roots.

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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WFPK Music News – Lollapalooza, Run The Jewels, Rilo Kiley Tuesday, Jul 28 2020 

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Lollapalooza goes virtual for 2020, Run The Jewels premiere an animated collage lyric video, and Rilo Kileys self-titled debut is finally getting a reissue decades in the making!

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green Has Died at 73 Saturday, Jul 25 2020 

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Peter Green, the co-founding member of Fleetwood Mac, passed away peacefully in his sleep according to a statement from his family.

It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep. A further statement will be provided in the coming days.

The guitar great formed the legendary band with Mick Fleetwood in 1967 and left the band in 1970 as he struggled with mental health.


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WFPK Music News – Fleetwood Mac, Vanilla Ice, Psychedelic Furs Friday, Jul 24 2020 

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Weve got a massive new boxset covering Fleetwood Macs early years, plus the first album from the Psychedelic Furs in nearly three decades, and news of an unusual sort of music biopic in the works.

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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WFPK Music News – Beyoncé, The National, Lianne La Havas Tuesday, Jul 21 2020 

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New albums from Lianne La Havas and The National frontman Matt Berninger, plus Beyoncé has a new visual album coming exclusively to Disney+.

Inspired by the MTV news updates from the ’80s and ’90s, WFPK Music News is a short video news update for curious music lovers. Hosted by Mel Fisher and Otis Junior, these reports will focus on rock and alternative formats including Indie, Americana and other underserved genres. It’s a great way to stay up to date with favorite musician’s new album releases, anniversaries and what’s going on in the music world.


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