News featuring Simon & Garfunkel

The following news stories mention Simon & Garfunkel. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 2 hours ago.

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Friday 5th September

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Wednesday 6th August

  • Matthew Barber and Justin Rutledge Score Stage Adaptation of 'The Graduate'

    Simon & Garfunkel wrote the iconic music for the classic 1967 film The Graduate. When a stage adaptation of that same story — based on a 1963 novel by Charles Webb — comes to Montreal's Segal Centre for Performing Arts towards the end of this summer, it will feature music from a different twosome: Toronto folk rock songwriters Matthew Barber and Justin Rutledge. The pair have composed an original score, which they will be performing live on stage when the production runs from August 31 to September 21. The music is described as the pair's "own spin on the film's iconic...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

’14 Jun 17 Tue

Tuesday 17th June

  • 'Garden State' and 'Wish I Was Here' Soundtracks Get Vinyl Pressings

    In 2004, Natalie Portman promised to change our lives with a song. Now, a decade later, the soundtrack to Garden State is finally coming to vinyl. It will be out on August 5. This is the first time Garden State has been pressed on vinyl. The 13 songs are split across two records and housed in a gatefold jacket. Among the artists who appear here are Iron & Wine (covering the Postal Service's "Such Great Heights"), Simon & Garfunkel, Coldplay, Nick Drake, Thievery Corporation and, of course, the Shins (whose "New Slang" was the aforementioned life-changer). The release...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Wednesday 4th June

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Friday 23rd May

  • Hamilton's Ash & Bloom Unveil Debut Album

    When it comes to singing as a duo, Ash & Bloom take their cues from the masters. The Hamilton, ON pair count Simon & Garfunkel as a primary influence on their debut album, Let the Storm Come, which is due out on June 24. The 12-song collection features tunes written with Peter Katz, Caroline Brooks (of the Good Lovelies), Julie Crochietere and Rob Szabo. This material was selected from hundreds of songs written since band members Matt McKenna and James Bloemendal met a decade ago. They used to play in the band Garner before becoming a duo. Ash & Bloom said in a statement,...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Sunday 18th May

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Monday 28th April

  • Paul Simon Arrested

    Veteran musician Paul Simon has been arrested in Connecticut.The Simon & Garfunkel star, 72, was detained by police officers on suspicion of...

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’14 Apr 10 Thu

Thursday 10th April

  • The Vamps: Meet the Vamps review guitar-playing boyband's hit-and-miss debut

    (Mercury)

    With their debut album, British teenage foursome the Vamps want to "bring back bandy-sounding music into mainstream stuff": in other words, they play their own instruments, and by happenstance have come along just as the idea of the guitar-playing boyband is enjoying a renewed popularity see the chart-topping success of Australia's 5 Seconds of Summer. To give them their due, segments of Meet the Vamps are verifiably bandy Wild Heart has traces of folkiness, bumped up by a wistful acoustic guitar figure; Smile's power-pop swagger nimbly revives 1970s new-wave. A cover of Simon & Garfunkel's Cecilia, moreover, deftly grasps the mock-calypso slant of the original though they've tarnished it by interweaving their own half-rapped lyric. On the other hand, there are many moments when it would be hard to pick the Vamps out of a lineup alongside One Direction and Peter Andre (whose Mysterious Girl clearly provided much of the…

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’14 Mar 17 Mon

Monday 17th March

  • Lorde’s “Royals” Covered By Black Simon & Garfunkel On ‘Fallon’: Watch

    Late Night fake musical duo Black Simon & Garfunkel (The Roots‘ Questlove and “Captain” Kirk Douglas) made their Tonight Show debut last week with a cover of Lorde‘s “Royals.” As is tradition, they stripped down the song to its sparest parts, accompanied by just an acoustic guitar and those sweet, sweet harmonies. It’s kind of odd that they got around to doing ... More »

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’14 Mar 4 Tue

Tuesday 4th March

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