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VIDEO: 'Gay or straight, we're proud of who we are!' The Overtones reveal all + MORE

THE OVERTONES on dirty fan pictures, Mike's snake hips and Lachie's 'budgie smugglers' as they release new album Sweet Soul Music ahead of their UK tour.... More »
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Ariana Grande kisses beau on stage + MORE

Singer Ariana Grande was joined by her boyfriend and rapper Big Sean while performing at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit during her 'Honeymoon' tour. Sean first assisted her on "Best Mistake", their ....... More »
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Justin Bieber claims UK singles chart record + MORE

Justin Bieber has yet another chart record to add to his growing for claiming the number one, two and three slots in the UK singles chart..... More »
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Katy Perry’s Hair Is Staying Black Because She’s Mourning The End Of Her Prismatic World Tour + MORE

Katy Perry is keeping her hair black as a symbol of mourning for the end of the Prismatic World Tour..... More »
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Alexa Ray Joel finds her own comfort zone + MORE

The singer/songwriter heads to New York's Cafe Carlyle.         .... More »

Weyes Blood – “Hang On”

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Weyes Blood – “Hang On”Natalie Mering is a former Jackie-O Motherfucker member and Ariel Pink backup singer, and on her own, she makes uncanny, tough-to-categorize music under the name Weyes Blood. Our own Miles Bowe saw her play last year’s Mexican Summer festival and found himself stunned. Mering will release her new album The Innocents this fall, and “Hang On,” its first single, sounds like a tweaked and adrift version of ’60s folk music, the same way that Ariel Pink’s recent music sounds like a tweaked and adrift version of ’80s adult contemporary…

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"Who's the Pusher Now?" goes after laws which unfairly target minorities and the private prison system as a whole that makes big bucks when it's filled with nonviolent drug …

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A man has pleaded not guilty to biting off someone's fingertip at a Jay-Z and Beyonce concert; Police have charged a man for throwing furniture on a Woody Allen set; Stars of 'The Big Bang …

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Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” Blasts Into The Top 10, Jessie J’s “Bang Bang” Nabs The Second Highest Debut Of 2014Meghan Trainor is having a very good week. The 20-year-old’s infectious single “All About That Bass” claimed the spot top on iTunes today (August 6) and shot into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 — landing at number eight. It’s an impressive achievement for the newcomer, particularly given the slew of high-profile new releases in the past week…

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Dance festival to make attendees watch an anti-drugs videoElectric Zoo festival in New York will require all attendees to watch a two-minute video encouraging them not to use drugsThis years Electric Zoo dance-music festival will reportedly require all attendees to watch a two-minute video encouraging them not to use drugs. The New York event has instated a slew of new anti-drug policies in response to incidents last year, when two people died and several were hospitalised after allegedly taking MDMA…

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T.I. – “About The Money (Remix)” (Feat. Killer Mike & Young Thug)The first time I can remember hearing T.I., he was rapping alongside Killer Mike on Bone Crusher’s “Never Scared,” and they’ve linked up a few times over the years. And this morning, Killer Mike showed up to breathe some fire on “About The Money,” T.I.’s new single with Young Thug…

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New Music: Elijah Blake – ‘Free Pt. 1′
While he puts the finishing touches on his EP Drift, Elijah Blake holds fans over with his three-song offering Free Pt. 1. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, who’s written for Usher, Rihanna, and Mary J. Blige, shines on the soulful tracks including “Green,” “You Are My High (Presidential Pt…

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Music Review: Nellie McKay Plays the Drag King Billy Tipton at 54 BelowNellie McKay, in her latest cabaret show, “A Girl Named Bill,” portrays Billy Tipton, a female musician who passed as a man for most of her life.

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Sam Smith’s “I’m Not The Only One” Gets A Massive House Remix By Armand Van Helden: ListenWhile Sam Smith‘s “Stay With Me” continues to climb the Billboard Hot 100 (it reaches a new peak of number two this week), the 22-year-old has already moved on to In The Lonely Hour highlight “I’m Not The Only One” in many international territories. The Brit unveiled the song’s suitably depressing video late last week and commissioned a killer remix to satisfy clubbers…

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Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting was excited to cut her hair short.

However, once the deed was done, she did have one major concern.

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Jerry Day 2014

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Jerry Day

McLaren Park

San Francisco, Calif.

August 3

Jerry Day is the annual celebration of great rock guitarist Jerry Garcia. Family, friends, and the city of San Francisco came together at McLaren Park in the Excelsior District where Jerry grew up this past Sunday, August 3rd, 2014, for the 12th annual dance party hosted at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater…

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When Jack White released his latest album, Lazaretto, he did so with the intent to prove that vinyl was far from dead.
According to Billboard, Lazaretto is now the biggest selling single-year release on the medium since Pearl Jam’s 1994 release Vitalogy, with 60,000 copies sold to date.
Dubbed as an Ultra LP, White and Third Man Records have included hidden tracks under the center label, a hand-etched hologram and a locked outer grove so that one side ends on a continuous loop…

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It's golden: Stevie Nicks unveils emotional new songStevie Nicks has handed out “The Dealer,” the first track from her upcoming solo album, “24 Karat Gold — Songs From the Vault.” The upcoming album stands as the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman’s first LP since 2011’s “In Your Dreams.

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