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Deap Vally backstage at Lollapalooza 2013. (Jeremy D. Larson/Radio.com)

New Music To Know: Deap Vally Go Hard for Feminism on Bluesy Debut

Being two women in a band, they’re used to the sexism that goes with it. But it’s not something that brings them down. “I feel like we kind of flaunt our femininity,” Deap Vally guitarist/vocalist Lindsey Troy said.

08/29/2013

Photo credit: John P. Johnson/HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Vampire Volleyball, The Breeders & Imagine Dragons’ ‘Radioactive’

Every week during season six, Radio.com speaks with True Blood Music Supervisor Gary Calamar, who has been nominated for GRAMMYs twice for his work on the show.

08/19/2013

R.I.P. Terry (courtesy of John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles Song

This week’s episode — the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season — may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.

08/12/2013

photo: John P. Johnson courtesy of HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Enough ‘Dead Meat’ To Go Around

Over the course of its five seasons, True Blood has consistently been one of the best shows on television, not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a […]

08/04/2013

Second time's the charm for Jessica and James. (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Death, Lust & Led Zeppelin’s ‘In The Evening’

Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar, who tells us this week how Led Zeppelin came to Bon Temps.

07/29/2013

Robin Thicke and Daft Punk get the most mentions for song of the summer. (Rob Kim/Getty Images for Music Choice/Columbia Records)

Comic-Con 2013: Stars Of ‘True Blood,’ ‘Man Of Steel,’ ‘Parks & Rec’ & More Reveal Their Songs Of The Summer

The predominant focus of Comic-Con is certainly not music, but that doesn’t mean the stars don’t want to talk about their favorite tunes.

07/22/2013

These too! Finally! (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Soundtracking Sex With Sixties Rarity ‘Don’t You Feel Me’

For his writing debut, True Blood writer Daniel Kenneth choose “Don’t You Feel Me” as the title of the episode. Clearly, he was feeling Damon’s song.

07/21/2013

True Blood's Jessica Hamby, who just wants to do as Peaches suggests. (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: ‘F*** The Pain Away’ & The All-Encompassing Hedonism of Peaches

It’s not as though the song hasn’t been featured in a number of movies and TV shows, including Lost in Translation and 30 Rock. At least on True Blood, “F*** The Pain Away” was used in a way that fully honored its hedonistic nature.

07/15/2013

Ben Flynn/Warlow (played by Rob Kazinsky)/Photo Credit: John  P. Johnson courtesy of HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Warping Love Songs From ‘At Last’ To ‘Adorn’

The show used the iconic Etta James version of “At Last,” which pops up at the end of the show as Sookie invites the mysterious Ben Flynn to her house, and she puts the classic record on Gran’s turntable (remember, she’s still living in her late grandmother’s house). All seems to be going well. Very well actually: clothes fly off quicker than usual. But Sookie, usually the hopeless romantic, has other plans…

07/07/2013

Rikki, played by Kelly Overton. (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: ‘You’re No Good’ – But The Plastiscines Are

Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to see which songs made the cut. This week, the Plastiscines have their way with a classic.

06/30/2013

TRUE BLOOD episode 62 (season 6, episode 2): Ryan Kwanten, Anna Paquin. photo: John P. Johnson

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Here Comes ‘The Sun’ – And The Naked And Famous

Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to discuss the music of each episode.

06/23/2013

Photo Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Mikky Ekko Subs In For Eric Burdon & Jenny Lewis

“True Blood” has consistently been one of the best shows for music fans as well. Every Monday during season 6, Radio.com will speak with its Music Supervisor Gary Calamar.

06/17/2013

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