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Country singer and former “American Idol” finalist Josh Gracin has checked into a facility to get help after posting an alarming note on Facebook, his manager said. Police in Spring Hill, Tenn., were called on Thursday when people saw a note on Gracin’s Facebook page that read, in part, “P.... More »
The grandchildren of the 'Sound of Music' family are making their mark as an indie band.
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The soul singer dedicated a performance of her song "Rise Up" to the victims of the Orlando shooting massacre..... More »
Mikky Ekko got his first real chance at musical stardom two years ago when he joined Rihanna onstage at the 2013 Grammy Awards. Viewers wondered who this beanie-clad singer was, appearing alongside the Barbados native as she performed her hit “Stay.” His vocals added an extra bit of tenderness t.... More »
Mr. Soloff played across many genres, but he reached his broadest audience as a member of one of the first jazz-rock bands..... More »
Lily Allen, Interpol, Chvrches, Danny Brown and Outkast head up another eclectic gem of a lineup from festival juggernaut Splendour In The Grass.
Festival organisers are currently being lauded online for the inclusion of and UK indie rockers The 1975, two-time Grammy nominee Kelis, ARIA Platinum-selling Canadian City & Colour and Baltimore synth-poppers Future Islands, whose performance on The Late Show with David Letterman has had over 1…
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For Record Store Day, Minneapolis hip-hop duo Atmosphere released The Lake Nokomis Maxi Single, which featured six brand-new songs. Spanning 23 minutes, the effort includes “Kanye West” and “Bitter”, from the pair’s forthcoming Southsiders LP; the Deluxe bonus track “Prelude to Hell”; last year’s standalone single “Bob Seger; and two exclusive tracks, “I Don’t Need No Fancy Shit” and “Idiot”…
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The reactivation of Impulse Records, the storied former home of the saxophonist John Coltrane, reflects a larger turnaround for major-label jazz divisions.
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Kid Ink was surrounded by sexy ladies while shooting the video for “Main Chick” featuring Chris Brown and Tyga, the latest single off his No. 1 album My Own Lane.Rap-Up has a first look as the L.A. rapper got up close with his female co-stars, who were covered in metallic body paint. Tyga also stopped by to make a cameo in the Alex Moors-directed clip…
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NPR’s Microphone Check is an essential hip-hop podcast. Hosted by Frannie Kelley and A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad, the show is more slow-paced and laid back compared to, say, Juan Epstein or The Combat Jack Show, but that can often make for more open and insightful conversation…
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Constantines are marking the 10th anniversary of their most influential album on its 11th anniversary. As the Canadian indie-rock band was first to point out, that makes a certain sort of sense. The Guelph, Ontario-born group’s urgent sound — filtering jagged post-punk, fervent blue-collar rock, and even hints of dub and soul through a rough ‘n’ ready, basement-show mindset — still resonates in the work of more recent bands like the National, Japandroids, and Titus Andronicus…
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Meet the inhouse trip accompanist of LSD guru Timothy Leary, and his second far-out album Born into a deeply musical family, and a fanatically keen guitar player from a young age, Boston-born Peter Walker was a 28-year-old veteran of the San Francisco and Greenwich Village folk scenes (and a friend of the late Karen Dalton) when he was introduced to LSD guru Timothy Leary in 1965…
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