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‘American Idol’ star Josh Gracin checks into facility for help after posting alarming note on Facebook + MORE

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 »
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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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Andra Day Dedicates ‘Austin City Limits’ Performance To Orlando Shooting Victims + MORE

The soul singer dedicated a performance of her song "Rise Up" to the victims of the Orlando shooting massacre..... More »
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Mikky Ekko finds a way to stand out + 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 »
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Lew Soloff, Trumpeter for Blood, Sweat and Tears, Dies at 71 + 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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REVIEW: Stephen Dale Petit hits new heights with fifth album Cracking the Code“CRACKING the Code” is the fifth album from new blues guitarist Stephen Dale Petit and it’s his best to date.

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Next One Direction? The Collective is a hot new boy band.

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After a brief postponement, singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge is scheduled to begin in Washington.

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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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Blur frontman sorry for BDO no-show

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BLUR frontman Damon Albarn hints at new tour and hits out at those who say he is an advocate of heroin after he revealed he used the drug in the `90s.

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Hear Melted Toys' Alluring Synth-Pop Gem 'Blush'This summer, Melted Toys will release its self-titled debut album, the follow-up to 2011’s watery <a href="https://itunes.apple…

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Critic’s Notebook: Signs of a Turnaround for Impulse RecordsThe 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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A new university study claims that women are sexually attracted to men with musical ability. Jake Wallis Simons has spotted a flaw in the theory

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Exclusive: On Set of Kid Ink’s ‘Main Chick’ VideoKid 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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Nas Discusses ‘Illmatic,’ A Tribe Called Quest & Rap’s New Generation on NPR’s ‘Microphone Check’
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' Revered, Intense 'Shine a Light' Gets Vinyl ReissueConstantines 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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The 101 Strangest Records on Spotify: Peter Walker  "Second Poem to Karmela" or Gypsies Are ImportantMeet 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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