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‘Moonlighting’ Creator Glenn Gordon Caron Tweet Raises Reboot Speculation: “Disney And I Have Put Our Heads Together And Come Up With A Plan”
Maddie and Addison, back again? A cryptic tweet from writer/producer Glenn Gordon Caron suggests we’re either about to get a reboot of Moonlighting or someone is about to land the reruns from the ’80s drama that starred Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis. Caron, who created the drama for ABC back in the day, teased a big announcement with Disney for Wednesday. Rumors about a potential Moonlighting reboot have circulated periodically over the past several years but Disney sources indicate that currently there is no reboot idea developed enough for an announcement. A modern-day series about a pair of sexy private eyes...
Paramore’s return is complete. This past summer, the band announced plans to hit the road for their first tour since 2018. Last week, after some advance teasing, Paramore announced their forthcoming album This Is Why, and their shared its funky and new-wavy title track. Last night, Paramore kicked off their tour with a set at Mechanics Bay Arena in Bakersfield, California. This was Paramore’s first show in more than four years, and they kicked it off by playing “This Is Why” live for the first time.
Bono has a new book coming out, and he’ll spend the month on November on the road promoting it. The illustrious U2 frontman’s memoir SURRENDER: 40 Songs, One Story — so titled because each chapter is named after a different U2 song — is out Nov. 1. The next day, Bono launches his “Stories Of Surrender” tour in New York, the first of seven dates in North America and seven more in Europe and the British Isles.
In about two weeks, the 1975 will release their new album Being Funny In A Foreign Language. In the lead-up, they’ve performed two album singles — “Happiness” and “I’m In Love With You” — on BBC’s Later… With Jools Holland. It’s particularly fun to watch the band play “Happiness,” which Matty Healy has described as “us having fun,” because they really do look like they’re letting loose and enjoying themselves here. Come for Healy’s suit-and-tie waist shimmy, stay for the funky bass line and sax solo.
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You weren’t ready for another surprise EP from Origami Angel, were you? On Friday, the cult-beloved emo duo came back with the surprise release re: turn, which was prettier and more acoustic-based than most of the band’s previous music. Today, they’ve followed that EP with another one called Depart — or, if you prefer, DEPART. This time around, Origami Angel are moving in a massively different direction. They’re going full hardcore.
Pavement launched a pop-up museum in New York City over the weekend to coincide with their four-night run at Kings Theater. Pavements 1933-2022: A Pavement Museum featured some real and some fake memorabilia from the band’s long career — after a global tour, the museum will apparently be permanently installed in their hometown of Stockton, CA.
Tame Impala’s sophomore album Lonerism celebrates its 10th anniversary in a few days, and they did a special set at Desert Daze on Saturday night commemorating it. Kevin Parker and his band performed the album front-to-back, which involved breaking out a number of songs they have not done in quite the while.
Next month, Stephen Pierce is releasing his second album as Gold Dust, which is called The Late Great Gold Dust. He’s pairing each advance track from it with a cover, and lead single “Proof Of Life” came along with a cover of Karen Dalton’s “Something On Your Mind.” Today, Pierce is back with another new song of his own, “Larks Swarm A Hawk,” which features J Mascis on guitar. And he has a new cover, this time of the Weakerthans’ “Virtute The Cat Explains Her Departure,” the perhaps lesser-known continuation of their “Plea From A Cat Named Virtute.” Check out both of those and read Pierce’s statement about the song below.
A couple got engaged onstage last night at Gorillaz’ World Tour 2022 date at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. Feel Good Inc., indeed! Also, spoiler: She said yes. Afterwards, lead singer Damon Albarn — dressed in a hooded pink robe — blessed the union with a giant vuvuzela. Love is real, folks. Watch the moment take place below via some fan-shot video.
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