Day: February 25, 2020

Mazzy Star Co-Founder David Roback Has Died, Aged 61

NewsWritten by Alex Gallagher on February 26, 2020 David Roback, who co-founded influential dream-pop act Mazzy Star alongside singer Hope Sandoval, has died aged 61. A representative for the band has confirmed the news today. No cause of death has been shared. A key figure in the neo-psychedelia Los Angeles ‘Paisley Underground’ scene through playing […]

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits Zamboanga Del Norte

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck Zamboanga Del Norte on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The quake was recorded at 5:38 a.m.,  44 kilometers southwest of Siocon town. ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs said that the tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a one-kilometer depth of focus. The tremor was […]

Wednesday weather forecast: Fair with cloudy skies and a chance of rain

MANILA, Philippines —Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains are expected nationwide on Wednesday. This is because the easterlies will affect the eastern section of the country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its daily weather forecast. ADVERTISEMENT The easterlies will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated […]

Bluesfest 2020 Lineup Expands Once Again

NewsWritten by Emmy Mack on February 26, 2020 Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more choc-a-block, the Bluesfest 2020 lineup has ballooned out once again! “The thrill is coming, and you can feel it as we roll out our eighth artist announcement,” festival boss Peter Noble says. “We are pleased to announce that […]

New rail blockades in Canada emerge as talks continue

HAMILTON, Ontario  — Protesters erected new rail blockades Tuesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it was working to calm tensions with a British Columbia First Nation at the heart of demonstrations disrupting train traffic across Canada. A woman speaks with Ontario Provincial Police officers as she removes flags from a rail blockade in […]

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