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Groovin The Moo Launch New Music Festival The Plot + MORE Sep 12th

Fresh from announcing the dates and venues for Groovin The Moo 2014, festival organisers Cattleyard Promotions are set to expand their festival portfolio, revealing plans of new musical pastures in which to graze. The Plot is a new dance and electronic music festival being launched by the Groovin Th.... More »
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Chris Lawhorn: 10 Workout Songs So Good, We're Bringing Them Into 2015 + MORE

With few exceptions, workout songs can be distinguished by two main attributes: popularity and speed. If a song has cracked the Top 40 chart and has a tempo above 125 beats per minute (BPM), there's a good chance you'll hear it in the gym. Read more: Cash Cash, Bebe Rexha, Chainsmokers,.... More »
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REVIEW: Sir Richard Bishop – “Tangier Sessions” + MORE

This is the story of a man and the guitar that took hold of him. The man styles himself Sir Richard Bishop, a Phoenix-bred guitar master known best for his work with the group Sun City Girls. A Drag City artist – his last outing for the label was 2009’s The Freak of Araby — Bishop also has.... More »
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Canadian jazz musician dies at 84 + MORE

His death was announced by the Royal Academy of Music in London, where Wheeler had founded Junior Jazz, a course of study for teenagers.... More »
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ScHoolboy Q Announces Tour Dates + MORE

Following the release of his album, ScHoolboy Q will hit the road for three months. The TDE rapper has announced dates for his own headlining tour.The U.S. trek kicks off March 1 in Providence, Rhode Island, and includes stops in New York, L.A., and SXSW in Austin, winding down April 27 in Baltimor.... More »
R. Kelly Sets ‘Black Panties’ Release Date
Black Panties are flying onto shelves this November. R. Kelly has set a release date for his upcoming album.

The R&B veteran’s 12th album will arrive on Nov. 11, he announced during a listening session in Atlanta over the weekend (via Billboard).
“If you can take tragedy and turn it into triumph, that’s when you’ve reached the zenith of a true champion,” said Kellz…

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Future Music and Goodlife Festival still going ahead for 2014 Future Music and Goodlife Festival still going ahead for 2014

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Crow releases ‘Feels Like Home,’ her first country album, this week.

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AMFor a time, Arctic Monkeys were the most popular band in Britain. On the heels of hit single “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” and massive blog hype, the band’s first album, 2006′s Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, went on to become the fastest-selling British debut in history, an overnight success…

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BBC decision to axe Radio 2 show Big Band Special is a crass mistake, says Martin Chilton.    

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Elvis Costello & the Roots – Wise Up Ghost: Exclusive album streamHave a listen to this unique collaboration between Elvis and ?uestlove’s gang – then let us know your thoughtsFans of pop trivia will know that Elvis Costello’s first-ever claim to fame was that he contributed backing vocals to Secret Lemonade Drinker, the song his dad, Ross MacManus, performed for an R White’s Lemonade TV advert in the 70s…

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Arcade Fire and David Bowie team up on ReflektorMontreal band releases new single and video by Anton Corbijn ahead of not-so-secret Sept. 9 show at Montreal’s Club Salsathèque.

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Vijay Iyer’s and Mike Ladd’s ‘Holding It Down’ focuses on the enduring effect of the U.S. war effort and is inspired by interviews with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans about their dreams.If there’s any one thread running through today’s pop music, it’s the amazing ability for most songs to be about absolutely nothing.

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The band gets black and white and weird all over in the video for their new single.

By Brenna Ehrlich

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Interview: Arsenio Hall Speaks On His Return To TV, Farrakhan & TupacBETTER LATE THAN NEVER
The Arsenio Hall Show shook up ’90s nighttime TV with hip-hop generation guests, culture-defining gags and iconic interviews. As Hall prepares for the legendary show’s reboot, the actor/host drops gems on his grand closing and reopening

-If you’re doing anything new, you’re going to be met by opposition…

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