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Beatles made me ‘scream like a girl’ + MORE

THE Beatles did it all, and did it first. They’re a major influence on most musicians, and some have shared their memories as Beatlemania hit Australia..... More »
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Mogwai, Royal Festival Hall - music review + MORE

Not a collective in thrall to pop’s more frivolous moments, Glasgow’s Mogwai have nevertheless carved out an unchallenged niche for themselves as the unassuming Caledonian kings of instrumental loud noodling. And for the most part at the Royal Festival Hall, numbering occasionally four of six, b.... More »
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Stream You Blew It! Keep Doing What You’re Doing + MORE Jan 6th

We already heard two songs from Florida emo titans You Blew It!’s new Keep Doing What You’re Doing, the relatively jubilant and uptempo “Award Of The Year Award” and the relatively downcast and dramatic “House Address.” The album’s out next week, and as albu.... More »
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Drake Brings Jaden Smith Onstage For His iHeartRadio ‘Party’ + MORE Sep 23rd

Drake loved Jaden Smith‘s excited reaction to his 2013 MTV Music Video Awards performance so much that when he took the stage for his his iHeartRadio Music Festival performance Saturday night, he wore a long-sleeved black shirt with a graphic of the young actor’s meme-generating “I.... More »
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Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park + MORE

"Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble.".... 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

– consequenceofsound.net

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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