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Infographic: A brief history of music players + MORE

Language Undefined Template: AdvancedAuthor: Jack PrestonTags: music infographicArticle content:  Starting with Thomas Edison’s phonograph in 1877 and finishing with Spotify playlists on today’s iPhones, this fascinating infographic from ebuyer takes in 8-track tapes, S.... More »
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Remo Belli dies at 88; musician developed synthetic drumheads + MORE

Remo Belli, a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it become standard on kits across genres, has died. Belli, who founded Remo Inc., was 88 and had been treated for pneumonia at a Pasadena hospital, where...... More »
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Young von Trapps continue musical tradition + MORE

The grandchildren of the 'Sound of Music' family are making their mark as an indie band.         .... More »
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Global Week: Get To Know Lianne La Havas + MORE

LIANNE LA HAVAS Singer Born: August 23, 1989 Hometown: London, England Claim to Fame: “Lost & Found,” Is Your Love Big Enough? Soundtrack of my youth: The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly.” I first heard that when I was seven; it was great. Reminds me of my childhood every time Instrume.... More »
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Chris Brown Blasts Karrueche for Cheating with Drake + MORE

Chris Brown and Karrueche’s breakup is playing out on social media. The former couple, who called it quits this week, has engaged in a nasty exchange and revealed some intimate details about their relationship. On Friday, Breezy announced that he was single during Power 106′s Cali Chr.... More »
12 facts about AC/DC, the band who have sold more than 200 million albums and who are rumoured to be retiring following claims guitarist Malcolm Young is ill

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Novelty songs: where did all the class acts go?Novelty songs used to be funny, well-crafted pieces of music. Walter Martin formerly of the Walkmen celebrates the genre on his new solo album and here, he gives a short guide to the acts who nailed the art form Not long ago, the viral hit single by Ylvis entitled The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) was everywhere I turned…

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Why buy music you never intend to play?A new study shows that 15% of people who purchase music don’t plan to play it. It sounds crazy, but you might have done it yourself As someone who once marched to the shop to buy Kula Shaker’s debut album K, I know all about buying music that never ends up getting played. But what about music that never gets played because the buyer never intends to play it in the first place (yes, sadly enough, I did intend to play K) does that ever happen?It does, and quite often, according to new research by ICM…

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MGMT returned to Conan last night to play “Cool Song No. 2” from their recent self-titled LP. Frontman Andrew VanWyngarden donned a beautiful headdress looking thing, which looks like something he may have stolen from Prince’s closet. The band behind him was decked out in spotted jumpsuits. All in a day’s work for MGMT…

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Album Review: The Both – The Both

– consequenceofsound.net

It’s odd to think that this far into their individual careers Ted Leo and Aimee Mann have put out an album that might gain them some more mainstream recognition. While both artists have some renown – Mann particularly, who has found some moderately successful chart positions as well as Grammy and Oscar noms to her name — they’ve stayed at the same level for quite some time, garnering steady fan bases and considerable praise in the music press…

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Which R&B act is finally touring?

– www.dailytelegraph.com.au

THEY lost Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes over a decade ago but T-Boz and Chilli are keeping TLC alive with their first Australian tour and a new record.

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Kimberley Walsh sings to baby bump

– www.bignewsnetwork.com

Former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh is making sure she interacts with her yet unborn baby via her singing skills. Walsh, who is expecting her first child with parten Justin Scott, loves …

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Why the royal snub, Wills and Kate?

– www.couriermail.com.au

THE royal couple’s 10-day tour takes them to just about every corner of Australia — except, that is, for one of our most populous states. It’s not on.

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Krist Novoselic: female fronted reunion was 'what Nirvana was about'Lorde, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon and St. Vincent’s performance in Nirvana paid tribute to the essence of the grunge group’s ethos says the bassist, before linking back to issues concerning womens representation in politics Videos of the Nirvana reunion performances Bassist Krist Novoselic has said that the decision to have an all-female fronted Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction last week paid tribute to the grunge group’s ethos…

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Showcase for chamber music

– www.theaustralian.com.au

THE Australian Festival of Chamber Music is returning to Townsville in August.

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Is Miley Cyrus pregnant? Singer hits back at rumours on Twitter Is Miley Cyrus pregnant? Singer hits back at rumours on Twitter

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Pharrell Williams cries 'Happy' tears during interview with OprahPharrell Williams’ hit "Happy" has thrilled millions since it was released in 2013. But when the singer/producer discovered during an interview on "Oprah Prime" how the song had inspired fans, it brought him to tears.

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TDE’s first lady releases her new video for Z single ‘Warm Winds.’

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