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1-D makes mockery of binge-drink ad + MORE Dec 8th

BOY band One Direction embarrassed the nation's preventive health watchdog by undermining its taxpayer-funded anti-binge drinking campaign..... More »
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Q&a Anna Calvi - "There's real strength in vulnerability" + MORE Nov 6th

The singer discusses the forces behind her new album One Breath, why everyone should sing and much more     .... More »
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Usually Beauty Fails, Central Saint Martins - dance review + MORE Oct 8th

Montreal polymath Frédérick Gravel is a dancer, choreographer and musician but all that talent doesn’t stop his piece Usually Beauty Fails being in sore need of an edit — you could chop the last half-hour, where it all goes a bit sub-Pina Bausch. When it’s good, though, it’s very, very goo.... More »
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Cowells lines up star performances for The X Factor + MORE Sep 15th

Music mogul Simon Cowell has reportedly roped in popular singers like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Mariah Carey and Susan Boyle to perform on the British singing reality show "The X Factor". Cowell, 53, wants to make the Sunday result episodes a big hit. He has also tied up with popular One Direction band.... More »
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Surviving Beatles members reunite for historic concert + MORE

They got by with a little help from their friends. The two surviving Beatles -- Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr -- rocked out at a concert to mark the 50th anniversary of their British Invasion of America Monday night     .... 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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