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Studios 301 gives five acts 40 hours free studio time + MORE

Studios 301 has announced the five acts who have won 40 hours (eight hours each) free studio time at its Sydney and Byron Bay recording studios. Scott Saunders of acid jazz band Directions In Groove (DIG), Terepai Richmond (Founder of DIG), Michael Di Francesco aka Touch Sensitive and Peret Von Stur.... More »
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Liam Payne Hints One Direction Are Playing Capital FM's Summertime Ball + MORE

Boy band member tells warns fans of big news coming tomorrow....... More »
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Cher Lloyd Drops New Song “Bind Your Love”: Listen + MORE

Cher Lloyd drops her sophomore LP, Sorry I’m Late, on May 27. Clearly, though, she wishes that she could release it sooner. On April 25, days before she premieres her latest video, Lloyd debuted the soaring pop anthem “Bind Your Love.” With the winsome charm of a Sia-penned track (Rihanna&.... More »
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NME Awards 2014: Lily Allen beats David Bowie and Kanye West to win Best Solo Artist + MORE

Three years after “retiring” from the music industry, Lily Allen crowned her comeback after beating David Bowie, Sir Paul McCartney and Kanye West to be named Best Solo Artist at the NME awards.    .... More »
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‘Hurricane’: For Bob Dylan, Rubin Carter fight was personal + MORE

The story of Bob Dylan's song "Hurricane" is far more than a minor footnote to the story of the late Rubin Carter. Many Dylan fans consider the 1975 epic to be his last great protest song — and one of his greatest songs, period. .... More »
ArtsBeat: Herb Alpert’s Next Gig in Manhattan: An Art ShowMr. Alpert, the musician and record industry executive, will show his sculptures in a pair of exhibitions.    

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Alt-J: what happens when a bland band sheds an anonymous member?Forget the fallout from Robbie leaving Take That or Bonehead leaving Oasis: Gwil Sainsbury’s departure from Alt-J is one of the most earth-shatteringly insignificant moments in history”The breaking of so great a thing should make a greater crack,” said Octavius Caesar on hearing the death of the Roman military commander Mark Antony; the revelation – he suggested – “should have shook lions into civil streets, and citizens to their dens”…

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Art Garfunkel returns to stage after beating vocal cords paralysis Art Garfunkel has announced his return to the stage, four years after suffering a paralysis of the vocal cords that forced the cancellation of a reunion with Paul Simon.    

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Are tomorrow’s R&B singers doomed to chase after yesterday? Nowadays, it sure feels like it. Every genre endures spasms of revivalism, but ever since the rise and fall of Amy Winehouse, R&B has proven a particularly nifty field to restage the past. Adele ponders a Dusty Springfield biopic…

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Who? What? Why? Where? When? - The OrwellsJust what do guitarist Matt O’Keefe and Justin Bieber have in common…    

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Hilltop Hoods’ annual initiative has opened for 2014, and will offer $10,000 to a hip hop or soul artist who has not yet released an album professionally.
The initiative is about softening the manufacturing, mastering and promotional costs involved in releasing a debut album. Winners will also receive legal advice, and microphone prize packs – as well as the promotional leg-up that winning such a competition affords…

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U2 to release new song 'Invisible'

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U2 to release new song 'Invisible'U2 have announced a new song titled ‘Invisible’ is on the way and a new album not too far off.

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‘We have to teach girls they can reach as high as humanly possible,’ she said.    

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Mogwai - Rave Tapes: Exclusive album streamStuart Braithwaite introduces the latest Mogwai album, which you can listen to for free with our stream! Let us know what you think …We were going to write a little blurb introducing Mogwai’s forthcoming eighth album, Rave Tapes. But then the band’s Stuart Braithwaite offered to do it for us – which was nice, and he didn’t even take us up on our offer to write the next Mogwai album for him in return…

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Career of jazz giant rewarded

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MIKE Nock has been recognised for his long and influential career in jazz.

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Taking Back Sunday Announce New Album 'Happiness Is'Taking Back Sunday have announced their new album will be titled Happiness Is and is scheduled to be released on March 18th via Hopeless Records.Check out the official artwork and track listing for the band’s latest full-length below.1 Preface2 Flicker, Fade3 Stood a Chance Taking Back Sund4 All the Way5 Beat Up Car6 It Takes More7 They Don’t Have Any Friends 8 Better Homes and Gardens 9 Like You Do 10 We Were Younger Then11 Nothing At All

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Debut album of dense, moody electronic music from the French producer features vocals from Natural Self’s Nathaniel Pearn. They used to call this trip-hop.

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