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Jaki Liebezeit, Drummer with Pioneering German Prog-Rockers Can, Dies at 78 + MORE

Jaki Liebezeit, drummer and founding member of the German prog-rock outfit Can, died Sunday (Jan. 22) after a battle with pneumonia. He was 78........ More »
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T-Pain Announces ‘Drankin Patna’ Tour + MORE

Who would have guessed even 18 months ago that a T-Pain comeback was on the cards? But thanks to the success of his hit single “Up Down,” the Auto-Tune conductor’s career has enjoyed a new lease on life. Just months after wrapping up his I Am T-Pain Tour earlier this year, the Tal.... More »
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Review: Lucius, a Band Willing to Test Itself + MORE

Lucius, anchored by Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, played at Webster Hall..... More »
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CD Review: Blur, “The Magic Whip” + MORE

If you have heard Parklife, The Great Escape, or Modern Life Is Rubbish, you’ll probably still enjoy the British band Blur’s latest, The Magic Whip, but there will be little denying what a pastiche of themselves the record represents. A lot of the blame is sure to fall on the shoulders o.... More »
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Soundwave music festival cancellation causes confusion over ticket refunds + MORE

The festival promoter AJ Maddah and ticket seller Eventopia are not accepting responsibility for refunds, and each is directing customers to the otherThe Soundwave festival promoter and the ticket seller have denied responsibility for refunds, after the 2016 event was cancelled.The music festival wa.... 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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