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Guitar World Premieres Ben Watt’s Video feat. Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Guitar World Premiere’s Ben Watt’s live acoustic video for “The Levels” which features Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on lap steel guitar. Find the video at GuitarWorld.com Album is out in the US on 4/29. Pre-order it on iTunes and Amazon  [...]

April 8, 2014 Ben Watt, Blog
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NPR First Listen: Ben Watt, ‘Hendra’

Listen now at NPR.org The stranger on the bus, the woman who gives you your change at the corner store; every human loves and hurts and finds a way to navigate through life’s confusions. But most people don’t share their [...]

April 7, 2014 Ben Watt, Blog
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Jon Langford Sings Our Impulse To Destroy – Fresh Air Reviews ‘Here Be Monsters’

“These are more like folk songs with rock ‘n’ roll instrumentation, hard rock with sentiments that can be sung in a soft voice, but whose ideas are never soft-headed…..For Langford, making your life your art is the highest possible goal [...]

April 3, 2014 Blog, Jon Langford
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Happy Release Day to Jon Langford & Skull Orchard, Leon Russell & Matt Andersen!

Happy Release Day to Jon Langford & Skull Orchard, Leon Russell and Matt Andersen! Jon Langford & Skull Orchard Jon Langford, best known for his work with the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, releases the album Here Be Monsters today on [...]

April 1, 2014 Blog, Jon Langford, Leon Russell, Matt Andersen
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FROM FOLK-ROCKER TO HOUSE DJ AND BACK, BEN WATT GOES FULL CIRCLE

“Beginning his career in folk-rock in the ’80s as part of Everything But the Girl along with partner Tracey Thorn, then taking a turn into the dance world in the ’90s (remember EBTG’s mega-hit “Missing” remixed by Todd Terry?) and [...]

March 31, 2014 Ben Watt, Blog
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Happy Opening Day 2014!

Calling all baseball fans! The Baseball Project, which features R.E.M founder Peter Buck, former members Scott McCaughey & Mike Mills, Steve Wynn of The Dream Syndicate and Linda Pitmon of The Miracle 3, just released their album ”3rd”. The perfect soundtrack to [...]

March 31, 2014 Blog, The Baseball Project
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Happy Release Day to Boy George, Elton John, Matthew Fowler and The Baseball Project!

It’s a big Tuesday over here at Missing Piece Group! Happy Release Day to… Boy George This Is What I Do is the Culture Club frontman’s first studio album in 19 years. He recently spoke to NPR’s Morning Edition about his childhood, [...]

March 25, 2014 Blog, Boy George, Elton John, Matthew Fowler, The Baseball Project
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USA Today Premieres Ben Watt’s ‘Nathaniel’

“Though Ben Watt has been making music for more than 30 years, most people don’t recognize him as a solo artist; he’s best known as half of the alt-rock/electronic duo Everything but the Girl. That’s about to change, though, as Watt releases an [...]

March 20, 2014 Ben Watt, Blog
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Flavorwire Premiere: Jon Langford — “Sugar On Your Tongue”

You probably know Jon Langford from the Mekons, the band with which he recorded a whopping 18 albums, but he’s been a prolific talent over the years, contributing to a bewildering variety of musical projects. He’s also a visual artist, [...]

March 19, 2014 Blog, Jon Langford
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Ivan & Alyosha, Dawn Landes on Bob Dylan’s ’80s Tribute

The 1980s were not Bob Dylan’s most beloved creative period. After writing some of the most iconic songs of the ’60s and releasing gems like “Blood on the Tracks” in the ’70s, the singer and songwriter hit a rough patch [...]

March 19, 2014 Blog, Dawn Landes, Ivan & Alyosha