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Katie Melua finds spider living in her ear + MORE

Tiny spider, which had found its way in to singers ear via headphones and stayed for a week, is removed and set freeThe singer Katie Melua has had a spider extracted from her ear after it took up residence for a whole week. Melua revealed her close encounter with the arachnid on her Instagram accoun.... More »
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Political pieces: 10 of the best + MORE

On the day the UK goes to the polls, Tom Service votes for his top ten political pieces, and dreams of a time when politicians pay more than lip-service to the importance of musicAs John Gilhooly, chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society, balefully revealed on Tuesday night’s RPS awards, for all.... More »
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Concert by Amjad Ali Khan + MORE

Soulful strains of the Sarod against the backdrop of a parting day. Even though a kaleidoscope of dance and music is nothing new at the ongoing Nishagandhi festival, Friday promises to be a special ....... More »
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Bieber summoned for questioning over alleged attack on photographer + MORE

Singer accused of sending bodyguards to attack Diego Pasoa outside Buenos Aires nightclub during 2013 tourThere is enough evidence against Justin Bieber to question him in a criminal case, an Argentinian investigative judge has said.The pop star is accused of sending bodyguards to attack a photograp.... More »
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ALBUM REVIEW: Lines West, “Stop, Look & Listen” + MORE

This seems to be my week – another band with that roots-rock/American sound that I love.  Lines West are a fairly new collective, hailing from Bridgeport, Connecticut – and this debut full-length, Stop, Look & Listen made me do just that.  11 tracks of pure Americana-style –.... More »

LAW – New Music

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Edinburgh-based newcomer LAW has recorded two excellent EPs with acclaimed Scottish hip-hop trio Young Fathers

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Not everyone shares the love for Iggy Azalea, despite her huge US charts success.

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Cassadee Pope Wins Breakthrough Video Of The Year at 2014 CMT Music AwardsCassadee Pope’s platinum single “Wasting All These Tears” swept up the CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video Of The Year this evening (June 4th) in Nashville, TN.The award was presented to the singer by her former coach on The Voice, Blake Shelton.

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Miranda Lambert opens up about tabloid rumors: 'I'm, like, really magical'Miranda Lambert is one hot country star — in more ways than one. The singer is showing off her svelte figure on her first Rolling Stone cover, but it’s inside the pages of the music magazine where things really heat up.”Voice” coach and country star Blake Shelton told Rolling Stone that his wife can get steaming mad and isn’t shy about getting into bar fights.

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West Australian promoters Altered State have been declared insolvent by the Federal Court.
According to The West Australian, legal fisticuffs broke out over a $340,000+ bar bill. According to documents tendered in court, Soundwave was to receive 70% of the bar taking from the festival’s show at Claremont Showgrounds, from promoters Altered State…

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ArtsBeat: Coldplay Holds at No. 1Coldplay’s latest album, “Ghost Stories,” kept the top spot, holding off the country singer Brantley Gilbert and Mariah Carey’s new album.

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Jeff Tweedy and Son Start Band, Share Gritty 'I'll Sing It'It appears that Spencer Tweedy, son of Wilco’s Jeff, has been promoted. The 18-year-old, who will handle live drumming duties for his father’s string of solo tour dates leading up to his appearance at <a href="http://www…

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CD REVIEW:  Morning Parade, “Pure Adulterated Joy”
A five piece band from Harlow, Essex in the U.K., Morning Parade unleash their second album, Pure Adulterated Joy, with an eye on invading the American consciousness.  Having previously visited these shores (appearing on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show and opening for Smashing Pumpkins), they now turn to the idea of touring behind this fine new album…

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Lupe Fiasco Wanted ‘Mission’ To Be ‘Uplifting’… But Still A Little ‘Ratchet’Lupe Fiasco talks about the inspiration behind his new single “Mission.”

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Although people were amazed at how calm Beyoncé remained during that whole elevator scuffle, 50 Cent explains that Queen Bey really doesn’t play any games when it comes to her man.
During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, Fif detailed an encounter with Bey at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas, where she got a little aggressive in defense of Jay Z…

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Prince's 'no stairs' demand

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Prince's 'no stairs' demandPrince’s rider for his UK tour apparently includes a few unusual requests.

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T-Pain On His Comeback: ‘I Am All. I Am The Best’T-Pain discusses his work with Lil Boosie on the “Up, Down (Do This All Day)” remix, and says he’s “the greatest.”

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Let’s get this out of the way: The second of this summer’s three solo albums from members of the Walkmen, the debut LP from frontman Hamilton Leithauser does at points sound like a Walkmen record. At other times it sounds as if this had been intended to be a Walkmen album, but became something somewhat altered in order to fit the new reality of the band’s hiatus (a story which appears to be true)…

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