Ardent Studios/Records founder John Fry, RIP BROOKLYN VEGAN

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Producer and engineer John Fry, who founded Memphis’ Ardent Studios and Ardent Records and worked on all three Big Star albums, died yesterday (12/18). Fry had been diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and suffered a “cardiac event.” He was 69: It was Fry who once said that, “Your moods are ….Read More Via: BROOKLYN Read more

The King Khan & BBQ Show – “Alone Again” STEREOGUM

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Last year, King Khan & The Shrines gave us their Idle No More album. But it’s been more than six years since the King Khan & BBQ Show, Khan’s duo with fellow Montreal garage rock lifer Mark Sultan, last gave us an album. (They also broke up onstage ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM

Sky Ferreira – “OMANKO” DIIV Home Video STEREOGUM

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Sky Ferreira’s Night Time, My Time promotional cycle just wrapped up, but her boyfriend made a video for one of the songs anyway. The boyfriend in question, DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith, posted a lovingly assembled “home video” for album track “OMANKO” (the one about Japanese Christmas) and ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM