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RadioBDC Sports: All the pitching, K?
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Steve Silva got a pass this week, on account of his traveling to Montreal to cover Bruins-Habs, so Chad Finn and I took the opportunity to geek out over some of our favorite, young non-Red Sox. This led to a discussion about Jon Lester and a look ahead at May’s schedule. Listen. More

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Earworm: Joywave ‘Tongues’
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I woke up this morning at 4:32 a.m. What was in my head? Be-boop beep-boom-be-boop beep-boom…” Driving in my car, taking a swim, it stays with me, gnawing away at me. That riff that won’t leave my brain; so catchy. What am I talking about? It’s “Tongues” from Joywave. More

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‘Salute For Our Heroes’ at M.J. O’Connors on Thursday
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The 2nd Annual Salute For Our Heroes takes place this Thursday night at M.J. O’Connnor’s on Columbus Ave. in Boston. Last year’s event raised over $11,000. The lovely and constantly-moving Kim Ring came by this morning to tell us about this year’s event and who it will benefit. More

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Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace to star in reality show
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Since publicly coming out as transgender via Rolling Stone in 2012 and releasing this year’s well-received “Transgender Dysphoria Blues”, Against Me! front woman Laura Jane Grace has been incredibly open and honest of her personal experiences as a transgender woman.  Today it was announced that Laura Jane will now be documenting her transition in a new AOL reality series titled, “So Much More.” The series which does not yet have a premier date, aims to elucidate misconceptions of a “community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.”

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Here’s what happens when you call the number in the new Black Keys video
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The concept for The Black Keys‘ new clip for “Fever” is quite entertaining. Dan Auerbach plays the televangelist, working a crowd of holy-rollers comprised mostly of stock video footage. Dan preaches, the song plays, and a phone number is displayed over a scroll of recent “donors” (mind the names; some are quite funny and a bit ribald). Naturally, I had to call the number. Here’s what I heard. More

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Bands you like are making video games
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In a growing trend, the music and gaming worlds have joined forces to create interactive gaming music videos. Sounds like the perfect combination, right? Who wouldn’t want to listen to their favorite artist while playing along to an old school, arcade-style video game? Below are three music-inspired video games guaranteed to successfully waste your time. More

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Coldplay get bookish with new album
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As reported in NME earlier this week, Chris Martin of Coldplay has handwritten lyric sheets to nine songs off of the band’s forthcoming album ‘Ghost Stories.’ The lyrics have been sealed in envelopes and sent around the world, where they’ll be hidden in books featuring ghost stories (of course) in selected libraries. Follow Coldplay’s Twitter feed for clues. More