On the Verge Tegan and Sara get Closer to stardom + MORE Nov 9th


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‘OMG! I just sang for Obama’ + MORE

AUSSIE singer Sia Furler stole the show when she performed for US President Barack Obama at a gala celebrating New York’s gay and lesbian community..... More »

Salif Keita, Barbican, London + MORE

The Malian master singer and his band were on top form – though the acoustic tour that he has long promised has still to materialise.... More »

Elbow’s Guy Garvey wrote about growing older on new LP + MORE

Guy Garvey has discussed growing older and has admitted that he still thinks wistfully about his hedonistic younger days. The Elbow frontman revealed to The Guardian that the band’s new LP ‘The Take Off and Landing of Everything’ tackles issues such as ageing and relationships, adm.... More »

SEE IT: Groom, his mom surprise bride with wedding dance to pop mash-up + MORE

The dynamic duo dialed up the tempo mid-way through their mellow boogie to rock out to Chubby Checker's The Twist, N Sync's Bye Bye Bye and Psy's Gangnam Style, as well as Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean and Thriller. .... More »

Creed Frontman Says He’s ‘Penniless,’ Addresses Rumors In Personal New Video + MORE

Scott Stapp releases video statement to refute rumors questioning his sobriety and sanity..... More »

It’s a conflict countless politicians and peacemakers have attempted to solve for years. Yet, on this particular day somewhere along the streets of Germany, acclaimed singer/songwriter Darden Smith started to make some progress on the local level.

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The Believe singer had called it his ‘new hobby,’ but Rio police are calling it ‘defiling a building.’

By Emily Blake

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Gaga's Artpop channels Warne

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Gaga's Artpop channels WarneHow Lady Gaga became pop music’s Shane Warne.    

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How to make Bruno Mars’ delightfully naughty “Gorilla” a little naughtier? With help from R. Kelly and Pharrell.

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Pearl Jam’s latest release Lightning Bolt brought the band yet another number one album as well as a sold out tour across the country. To promote the album, PJ released short snippets of interviews conducted by the likes of filmmaker Judd Apatow, actress/musician Carrie Brownstein, professional surfer Mark Richards and former NFL player Steve Gleason…

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Stornoway – Farewell Appalachia

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Stornoway – Farewell Appalachia


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Referring to a long, gruelling hike across a trail in the US, ‘Farewell Appalachia’ is another cut taken from the indie folksters sophomore album, Tales From Terra Firma. The four piece also have a new EP released this month, the 6-track effort is called, You Don’t Know Anything…

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Mazzy Star kicks off tour at Los Angeles’ Wiltern (11/7)
The Mazzy Star live experience is a dark one, and I mean that literally. Once the lights went out at the start of their set, Los Angeles’ Wiltern remained an abyssal black hole — illuminated by a few candles, a screen with moody, elemental projections, and a dim violet hue. The effect was akin to Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s stage setup…

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Cyrus will take the stage in ‘custom’ alien costumes at Sunday’s 2013 MTV EMA

By James Montgomery

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Elen Levon Channels Taylor Swift On Country-Tinged Pop Gem “Over My Head”: ListenSince launching her career with slick urban jam “Naughty” in 2011, Elen Levon‘s sound has slowly but surely evolved towards something more organic. The Australian diva made a commercial breakthrough earlier this year with summery, semi-acoustic pop track “Wild Child” but she takes things a step further on new single “Over My Head” — incorporating country elements into the sing-a-long smash…

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'Closer' is the first U.S. radio hit for Canadian duo Tegan and Sara. The twin sisters recorded their first album in 1999. 'Heartthrob,' released this January, is their …

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Ned Rorem turned 90 last month, and that gave the New York Festival of Song something to sing about.    

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Friday Five : |ˈfrīdā – fīv| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll have a guest, but most of the time it’s just me. The rest is up to you, our friends and readers! Fire up the media player of your choice and share the first five random track of your shuffle in the comments…

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