'70s boy band star to Kanye West: You stole my song! + MORE Dec 24th


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Caribbean Musicians Pay Their Last Respects to Juan Formell + MORE

Havana, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Farewell messages to Cuban musician Juan Formell flood the social networks today, from prestigious personalities of the international music to anonymous followers mourn ....... More »

Bohemian Guitars Limited-Edition Oil-Can Guitar Giveaway. Enter Now! CONTEST + MORE

Bohemian Guitars is giving away a beautiful limited-edition oil-can guitar. Enter now to win this unique full-featured instrument using the form at the bottom of this page. Bohemian Guitars builds gr...... More »

Kanye West Teams with Mumford & Sons, Ellie Goulding for ‘Metamorphoses’ Album + MORE

Want to collaborate with Kanye West? That dream could become a reality through Metamorphoses, a 12-track album led by Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett and Global Citizen co-founder/CEO Hugh Evans. Yeezy, Ellie Goulding, and The National are among the acts contributing to the global project, w.... More »
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Harry sets off in his own direction + MORE

HARRY Styles was always rumoured to be the One Direction member most likely to go solo. With the band in hiatus, he has split with their managers..... More »
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Alcantara’s 10th inning hit gives Cubs dramatic win — first place in Central + MORE

Arismendy Alcantara drove a one-out single to center through a drawn-in infield off right-hander Burke Badenhop in the bottom of the 10th inning Monday night to lift the Cubs to a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs second dramatic, final-inning victory in as many days, put them in sole p.... More »
Lost in those dead-on jokes from This Is Spinal Tap is the fact that hard rock bands from that era often justified the excesses of their music. A band such as Humble Pie, who turned their amps to the prophetical ‘11’ did so not because they were clueless rubes following the self-indulgent trends of the era, but
because they had a group in Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley…

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Len Goodman was the perfect host for this lively, fascinating programme on the heyday of British dance bands    

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Katy Perry was everywhere in 2013. Not only was her Prism LP a hit, but the California Gurl was also a big shot on social media — in fact, she was the biggest shot.
Perry gained more Twitter followers than any artist in any genre in 2013, according to the social media site. She added 15 million followers to her flock this year alone, bringing her total to just over 48 million…

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A forgotten boy-band singer from the 1970s is suing Kanye West, claiming the prickly rapper pilfered one of his songs for a track on his hit album “Yeezus.”

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New Music: Albums From Zac Brown Band and George ColliganZac Brown Band teams up with Dave Grohl for “The Grohl Sessions, Vol. 1,” and George Colligan releases a program of original piano compositions.    

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To publicize the soundtrack to Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, surfer-boy Jack Johnson offers his reggae-like remake of the classic rum-and-romance ditty from 1979

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Elements of soul, jazz, country, rockabilly and conjunto. 10 p.m. at the Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main; 713-529-9899.

[…] Lovers:

Indie folk-rock. 7 p.m. at House of Blues, Crossroads Stage, 1204 Caroline; 832-667-7733.

Blues and rock singer and multi-instrumentalist mentored by Bo Diddley. 8:30 p.m…

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Holy Ship!!! Schedule Promises Limbo With Dillon FrancisHARD has announced the full schedule of events for the 2014 installment of Holy Ship!!! The festival cruise leaves from Miami, Florida, on January 9 and makes two different stops in the Bahamas — for private beach parties, of course, before returning to the U…

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When compiling my favorite albums of 2013, I realized that anxiety informs the music that interested me the most this year.

Each has a previous album that attempted to make sense of what it perceived to be an increasingly terrifying world.

In 2009, the Lips released “Embryonic,” an abstract but clearly dystopic song cycle built around Wayne Coyne’s paranoia-infused lyrics…

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Ariel Pink & Sky Ferreira – “My Molly” VideoEarlier tonight, with no advance warning, Sky Ferreira tweeted out a link to a video. She and Ariel Pink have recorded a new version of Pink’s old solo lo-fi track “My Molly,” turning it into an immediate twisted-nerve pop song. And director Grant Singer has made a video for the new version, one in which both Pink and Ferriera look as trash-glam as they’ve ever looked…

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PopSmarts: The Politics of HauntingIt’s a holiday tradition; the low murmur of the stereo in the corner of the kitchen, filling the house with the sounds of Yuletide cheer.  And in our house that means that — along with Bing Crosby, the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, and the ongoing freak parade of Mellowmas — we’ll be hearing the audiobook version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol…

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Russian Singer Pokes Fun at Sochi Olympics' Alleged Corruption Released early Monday from prison sentences of two years in penal colonies thousands of miles apart, the women met again at Krasnoyarsk airport and defiantly vowed to fight to free Russia from …

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Katy Perry and Rihanna To Collaborate?

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Katy Perry and Rihanna To Collaborate?Katy Perry has revealed in a new interview with 102.7 KIIS FM that she and Rihanna have been talking about recording a duet together “for years.”See what the singer had to say about the possible collaboration below.”We’ve actually been talking about it for years, so we can’t let anyone down. We have to do the best song ever…

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