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D’Angelo Makes A Return With “Sugah Daddy”: Listen + MORE

D’Angelo waited five years to follow up his 1995 debut Black Sugar with the ambitious Voodoo, an album that traced R&B’s roots to music from African voodoo rituals. Eight years passed before he released a new song, “I Found My Smile.... More »
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Sam Smith Got Mighty Defensive When Asked About Radiohead’s ‘Spectre’ Theme + MORE

"Writing's On the Wall," the James Bond theme that Sam Smith wrote for Spectre, is by all accounts a pretty boring song. Perhaps that's why the crooner was a little defensive when he was asked if he heard Radiohead's unused, much more interesting theme. "Where you shocked when Thom Yorke released .... More »
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New York beckons, but some jazzers happy in Canada + MORE

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival welcomes back musicians who’ve left Canada for New York while it continues to host those who stayed home to thrive..... More »
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Listen: Kanye West drops new song 'All Day', music video to come from Steve McQueen + MORE

First debuted live at last week's Brit Awards, Kanye West has released new single 'All Day', which sees him say the N-word 45 times and may appear on his upcoming album So Help Me God..... More »
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Reed Robertson of 'Duck Dynasty' proposes to girlfriend in New York + MORE

NEW YORK -- Duck Dynasty's Reed Robertson, son to Jase Robertson and Missy Robertson, is engaged to girlfriend Brighton. The 20-year-old musician proposed to his now-fiancee during a stroll in Central.... More »
Feeds: Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, KISS, Linda Ronstadt, Lorde, Nirvana, Sheryl Crow, St Vincent, Stevie Nicks

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Arcade Fire is back in the states for their Reflektor tour and plenty has happened in their first few shows to report on. During their first two shows in Win Butler’s home state of Texas, the band has covered Blondie’s “Heart of Glass,” paraded through the crowd during “Wake Up” and invited several political figures on stage…

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News: Six Songs You Should Have Heard This WeekJODY MACGREGOR picks out six of the most essential songs of this week, from tUnE-yArDs begging for repeat listens to Chance The Rapper being "almost as good as Elton John."

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The Vamps Cover Jason Derulo's "Trumpets"Watch The Vamps perform a cover of Jason Derulo’s “Trumpets,” as part of their recent BBC Radio One Live Lounge session below.Don’t forget, the band’s debut album Meet The Vamps drops on April 14th via Virgin Records in the United Kingdom. A US release is expected for later this year.Dates and ticket information for The Vamps’ first ever US tour can be found here.

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Jesse Winchester, singer-songwriter, dies at 69The artist, whose songs had been recorded by Elvis Costello, Joan Baez and Jimmy Buffett, moved to Canada in 1967 to avoid the draft.

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Stuck at home? Sample our Spotify playlist and stream performances on YouTube.

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The Biebs continues his YMCMB-filled week.

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5 Points Where Poetry Meets Jazz

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Jayne Cortez in 1996. The poet often recorded her poems to improvised music. Poetry and song were once the same: The first poems were recited to music played on the lyre. (It's the source …

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Gwar launch David Brockie Foundation dedicated to late frontmanThe metal band have announced plans to raise a memorial to Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, as well as a foundation to encourage promising new talent Dave Brockie of thrash metal act GWAR found deadGwar have announced plans to raise a permanent monument to their late frontman, Dave Brockie, AKA Oderus Urungus…

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Teen spirit as Lorde fronts Nirvana

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KIWI teenager Lorde has fronted Nirvana, a band around before she was born, as the iconic band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Even while hard at work on her next batch of glitzy dance-pop, Charli XCX hasn’t exactly remained quiet. There was the Portugal. the Man remix and her brief hardcore phase in January, then “Fancy” alongside Iggy Azalea in February, and a cover of Robert Palmer’s “Simply Irresistible” just last month…

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Shank’s longtime pal, John Stowell, teamed with the singer on an album that took her out of her comfort range — and she loved it.

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Justin Currie, 'Lower Reaches': Album reviewIt’s not every musician with the chutzpah to deliver a lyric like “Let me teach you how to write a song.” But when Justin Currie makes that declaration, in the second song of his new album,”Lower Reaches,” rest assured you’re about to get a master class.

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