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Songs of Freedom, Episode Seven: 2014 So Far + MORE

After a whole year away, Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez are back with the seventh episode of Songs of Freedom, as they use protest music associated with events of the first half of 2014 (specifically the Sochi Olympics and the World Cup) as a jumping off point to discuss topics as varied as: -Wha.... More »
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'Murder in the First' a masterful mix of whodunit, characters + MORE

Creators Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal stick with the basics as they unroll the single-case timeline of TNT's 'Murder in the First,' with Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson as the ace detectives.Creators Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal stick with the basics as they unroll the single-case timeline of TNT'.... More »
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Haim’s Family Band Rockinhaim Reunited Last Night With Help From Laura Marling, Ed Droste, Jenny Lewis & More + MORE

Before Haim were Haim, they were Rockinhaim, a band that Este, Danielle, and Alana played in alongside their parents Moti and Donna. The family reunited last night to perform at the benefit "Sam Jam w/ Haim and Friends," a show dedicated to Sammi Kane Kraft, a friend of the Haim's who was killed by .... More »
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Slash and Duff McKagan Confirmed to Join Axl Rose at Coachella + MORE

The Coachella Music & Arts Festival announced this year’s lineup yesterday, with Guns N’ Roses slated to headline on Saturday, April 16 and Saturday, April 23. Three members of the group’s lineup have now been confirmed, as both Slash and Duff McKagan will reunite with Axl Rose at the f.... More »
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New Music: Beyoncé – ‘7/11 (DJ Mustard Remix)’ + MORE

Mustard on the Bey. DJ Mustard gives Beyoncé’s ratchet banger “7/11″ a makeover. His reworked version features an electro-inspired beat that’ll have you smacking, clapping, and waving your hands in the air all over again. The West Coast hitmaker also plans to drop a remix .... More »

Caroline Polachek’s Ramona Lisa Smile

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CAROLINE Polachek talks about recording a solo album in 106-degree heat as Ramona Lisa and when and and where one should take one’s shirt off.

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Fall Out Boy Are Writing New Music

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Fall Out Boy Are Writing New MusicFall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has revealed in an interview with Billboard that the band are currently writing new music.An excerpt from the article of Pete confirming the news can be found below.Don’t forget, the band will be touring this summer across North America with Paramore. Dates and ticket information can be found here…

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Drake releases new song, teases album

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Drake releases new song, teases albumDrake dropped it on ’em. The Canadian rapper took to the Hot 97’s Summer Jam stage Sunday night in East Rutherford, N.J., as one of Nicki Minaj’s surprise guests.

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Listen: Drake debuts new track "0 to 100/The Catch Up" on Soundcloud, teases new album? Drake has posted a new song on the October’s Very Own Soundcloud called “0 to 100/The Catch Up” – six minutes of woozy basslines featuring a vocal sample from James Blake.

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News: Midnight Oil "up for" a reunion tour

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News: Midnight Oil "up for" a reunion tourDespite their former manager saying the band had no plans to reform, Midnight Oil’s Rob Hirst has told FL that the band is up for a reunion tour.

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New Music: G-Unit – ‘Nah I’m Talking ‘Bout’Da Unit is back. A day after reuniting onstage at Summer Jam, all four members of G-Unit come together on their first song in six years.50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, and Tony Yayo put aside their differences and get back to business on “Nah I’m Talking ‘Bout,” a remix to Hit-Boy and HS87′s “Grindin’ My Whole Life,” which also features Kidd Kidd…

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Kid Ink Talks Shooting 'Main Chick' Video Without Chris Brown, Breaking Juvenile's 15-Year Record

Kid Ink’s winning streak can’t stop, won’t stop.

The Los Angeles rap hitmaker has already made Billboard history by surpassing Juvenile’s “Back That Thang Up” with his own “Show Me,” which has spent 18 weeks at No. 1 on the Rap Airplay charts. And now he’s chasing that shot of success with another Chris Brown-assisted single, the scorching “Main Chick…

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Listen Up: Other notable releases

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New music from Echo & The Bunnymen, Big Smo and LP

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Prince to perform two shows at London's Roundhouse this weekThe Purple One will bring his band to London for the second round of his Hit and Run dates, with tickets on sale at midday Read a five star review of Prince’s most recent UK gig Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL have announced new dates for the second round of their Hit and Run tour, returning to London on Wednesday for two shows in one night…

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Sean Lennon tours his psychedelic new soundThe Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, a collaboration with his girlfriend Charlotte Kemp Muhl, makes two stops in Toronto this month, including Tuesday at the Hoxton.

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Danity Kane Takes Over Empire State BuildingDanity Kane took to the top of the Empire State Building in New York City on Monday to celebrate the release of their new single “Lemonade.” The Tyga-assisted song, which was produced by the Stereotypes, reached No. 1 on iTunes R&B/Soul chart last week.Donning matching white outfits, Aubrey O’Day, Dawn Richard, and Shannon Bex posed for pics on the observation deck…

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Ordinary Magic: Suzanne Vega's 'Days of Open Hand' (Feature)If Days of Open Hand is an album of dreams, then there’s surely the awareness of awakening, a consciousness hovering outside of the songs that is longing to be identified.

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Three of the four members of Parquet Courts hail from Texas but have lived in Brooklyn since the band’s inception in 2010, a fact that lead singer-guitarist Andrew Savage is quick to point out over the phone from his apartment in Bed-Stuy. That neighborhood’s long arc of gentrification was immortalized in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” and continues…

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