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ATP! Exclusive: Janet Devlin - Running With Scissors (Album Track-By-Track) + MORE

Ireland's hottest commodity Janet Devlin is gearing up to release her stunning debut album Running With Scissors tomorrow (Feb. 10) and we're stoked to be hosting Janet's track-by-track commentary of the album -- giving fans a behind-the-scenes insight of each song for the first time.You can read ou.... More »
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Delta joins Ricky Martin tour + MORE

RICKY Martin and Delta Goodrem don’t care what critics read in to their decision to tour together. They just want to hang out..... More »
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Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips record an album together + MORE

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne says the music they have made together reminds him of Pink Floyd and PortisheadWayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus can’t get enough of each other. The pop star and Coyne have already worked together on two tracks for the Flaming Lips’ Beatles covers album With a Little .... More »
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Crssd, new underground dance music festival, debuts in San Diego + MORE

The roster of dance music festivals in SoCal got a little deeper with this week's announcement of a new two-day event presented by Goldenvoice and Fngrs Crssd, a dance music promotion firm that splits its focus on L.A. and San Diego club shows..... More »
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New Music: Rass Kass & Apollo Brown Feat. Royce Da 5’9″, Xzibit & Bishop Lamont “Giraffe P*ssy” + MORE

Detroit producer Apollo Brown follows that early hip-hop blueprint, when one producer and one MC would band together for a full-length project. From Trophies with D.I.T.C.’s OC to Daily Bread with Hassaan Mackey, it clearly still works. Brown’s latest collaboration comes with veteran We.... More »

Introducing: Sway Clarke II

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Toronto via Berlin singer songwriter gets philosophical with MTV

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Iggy Pop to bring raw power to John Peel lecture | Media MonkeyStooges frontman and BBC 6 Music presenter to give speech on Free Music in a Capitalist Society at Octobers Radio FestivalCould the Radio Festival be about to see its first topless lecture? Iggy Pop will deliver the 4th John Peel lecture at the annual radio industry shindig, in Salford on Monday 13 October…

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Chart Wrap: The Madden Brothers debut at #1

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The Hot 100 sees the same top three again this week, with Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off at #1, Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass at #2 and G.R.L’s Ugly Heart at #3. Once we get past that however, we start to see some significant movement. Calvin Harris & John Newman’s Blame has moved to #4 from last week’s debut at #10 – very impressive for its second week in the chart…

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Mos Def sets three UK tour dates

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Mos Def sets three UK tour dates2014 marks 15 years since the release of Mos Def’s critically acclaimed album, ‘Black On Both Sides’ – thematerial of ’99 which is now recognised as one of the finest albums in hip hop history.

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The playlist: Middle Eastern and North African  C-Production, Omar Khorshid and moreA tour through everything from Turkish psych rock and Tunisian break-dancing to Egyptian surf guitarThere was recently a fine display of street dancing by visitors hailing from across North Africa at Londons Southbank Centre. In Tunisia, breakdancing used to be an illicit form of protest or at least an expression of dissatisfaction, given that it was outlawed under the old regime…

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Pink Floyd unveil first new album for over two decades with artwork ambushShowcasing its sleeve art in spots around London, New York, LA, Paris, Berlin and Milan, the band reveal details of new release The Endless River, a tribute to Richard Wright which includes 18 mainly instrumental tracksAdele, Pink Floyd and Prince herald the season of the comebackPink Floyd have launched their first new album for more than two decades by simultaneously unveiling the artwork in locations around the world…

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Playlist: New Albums From Jesse Winchester, Lia Ices and OthersListening to Jesse Winchester’s reflective final album and the latest from Lia Ices, Electric Wire Hustle, Moreno Veloso and more.

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The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To SlashSince emerging with Guns N’ Roses, Slash has been one of the world’s most sought after guitarists. Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quentin Tarantino and so many other fellow icons have sought his services in order to make the good sound great. The riff master and former Guns N Roses guitarist has been busy of […]

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Features: Does religion have a place in rock music?"To yell about Jesus from the mountaintops then perform terribly isn’t doing us any favours.”

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Lincoln Mitchell: Leonard Cohen at 80

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Anybody familiar with Leonard Cohen knows the haunting often depressing beauty of his lyrics. In his early years performing, Mr. Cohen’s unrelenting g…
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Common Brings Out Kanye West at AAHH! Fest 2014 In Chicago
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Common’s inaugural AAHH! Fest took place at Chicago’s Union Park on Sunday. Hosted by Dave Chappelle, and curated by Rhymefest in partnership with Donda’s House, the event featured performances from Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica, MC Lyte, Vince Staples, Jennifer Hudson, De La Soul, and Lil’ Herb…

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Leonardo DiCaprio is all that and then some, plus short, dark and handsome. Well maybe not, but the Academy Award winning actor was pretty convincing when he rapped the words to A Tribe Called Quest’s 1991 classic “Scenario” last week during a Las Vegas party.
Thanks to TMZ, we now get to see Leo in all of his hip-hop glory after he was caught on camera spitting Phife Dawg’s verse during a birthday party for club promoter Richie Akiva on Thursday…

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Doppelgängers Will Ferrell and Chad Smith met face-to-face once again the other night at Ferrell’s charity event, Cancer for College, held in Seattle. Smith said he was there to “settle the score once and for all.” Thankfully there was no feud like what occurred on The Tonight Show back in May, as both played (relatively) nice…

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