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Dean Wareham

Luz Gallardo

Galaxie 500/Luna/Dean & Britta dude Dean Wareham is ramping up to his first solo album in seven years, I Have Nothing To Say To The Mayor Of LA. He shared its lead single “The Past Is Our Plaything” in August and followed that with “Cashing In” last month, though that one slipped past us until now. It’s a good one — “I’m not selling out, I’m cashing in,” he slyly remarks — so let’s include it today along with the album’s freshly released third single.

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The entire dream-pop genre might owe its existence to Dean Wareham. In the late ’80s, when he was the frontman of Galaxie 500, Wareham helped will that whole sound into being. In the decades since, Wareham has made a whole lot of gorgeous music with Luna and with Dean & Britta. Today, Wareham announces a new solo LP with the delightful title I Have Nothing To Say To The Mayor Of LA, and he’s shared its first single.

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Although the members of Luna are literally all over the world, it didn’t stop the band from collaborating on a new recording. And today (Aug. 21), they released their version of “Marquee Moon,” the 1977 title track off Television‘s debut album. While they stay pretty true to the original, the video for the…

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You like guitars, right? If you like guitars, you might be interested to know that Luna, one of our greatest guitar bands, has just dropped a massive and sprawling cover of Television’s 1977 classic “Marquee Moon,” one of our greatest guitar songs. There’s a whole lot of New York underground rock history in this one.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)