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Kendrick Lamar Calls Next Album 'Very Urgent' in New Interview + MORE

Kendrick Lamar has more than enough cultural clout to get on the cover of the New York Times’ T Magazine, which is out this week....... More »
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Lyor Cohen Hired As Global Head Of YouTube Music + MORE

Apple Music has Jimmy, Spotify has Troy, now YouTube has Lyor..... More »
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Watch Scorpions Perform "No One Like You" with 12-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy | VIDEO + MORE

Scorpions made one 12-year-old guitarist very happy during the group’s performance in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, September 12. As you can see in the video below, young Brandon Niederauer got a ...... More »
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Chris Lawhorn: 10 Workout Songs So Good, We're Bringing Them Into 2015 + MORE

With few exceptions, workout songs can be distinguished by two main attributes: popularity and speed. If a song has cracked the Top 40 chart and has a tempo above 125 beats per minute (BPM), there's a good chance you'll hear it in the gym. Read more: Cash Cash, Bebe Rexha, Chainsmokers,.... More »
Hear Ariel Pink Play New Songs “Dayzed Inn Daydreams,” “Jell-o,” & “Four Shadows” On SoundcheckAriel Pink played three new songs from his upcoming pom pom LP on WNYC’s Soundcheck program today. You can hear him debut “Dazed Inn Daydreams,” “Jell-o,” and “Four Shadows,” and an interview with Pink where he discusses the inspiration behind each song and the album as a whole…

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Dom Howard posts photo that hints that Muse are back in the studioMuse appear to have begun work on their new album, following a photo posted by their drummer Dom Howard to Instagram.
The photograph, which shows a set of drums and features the caption “The set up has started!”, was posted to Howard’s own personal Instagram account, and suggests that the band are currently recording new material…

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Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Lake Street Dive should delight fans at the 14th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco.

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Flying Lotus ponders life after death, fusion, expansiveness, sonic collaborations and Queen epiphanies. His new album is out Tuesday.Flying Lotus ponders life after death, fusion, expansiveness, sonic collaborations and Queen epiphanies. His new album is out Tuesday.

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Finding fresh feet: Robert Plant, Augie March, U2How does an artist confront their legacy? The three albums here all address that question in some sense. But is there really such a thing as a legacy? And if there is, does it exist only in retrospect, as a marker in the “golden” past against which artists are measured and, almost by definition, found wanting?

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Jazz Listings for Oct. 3-9

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A selected, critical guide to performances in New York City.

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The playlist: pop - Cheryl, Natalie Bang Bang, Asha Ali and moreCheryl Cole is back and sounding liberated, while the Swedish-Ethiopian sensation Asha Ali piles on the melancholy in a song about escaping a toxic relationshipUntil quite recently, Natalie Chahals musical moniker was the succinct Bang Bang Bang. For reasons probably hammered out in a record label meeting (shes got an EP coming out via Island Records later in the year), shes now known as Natalie Bang Bang…

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Muse drummer Dom Howard reveals first studio picture as band begin work on seventh album Muse fans have been reassured by drummer Dom Howard that the band is in the studio working on their latest album, World War 3. Howard posted a photo on Instagram with the caption: “The set up has started!”

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Ontario native’s seventh album Our Love communicates a passion for his ‘musical family,’ and a healthy appetite for jumping into the unknown

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It has been ten years since singer Melissa Etheridge battled breast cancer and survived. With the release of her 12th album coinciding with Breast Cancer Awareness month, the 53-year-old is opening up about staying healthy and beating the disease.

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We Day Toronto has wrapped for 2014 but it’s only the beginning of the 2014 We Day tour and the movement never ends! Over 20,000 youth attended We Day Toronto, each of them earning their way by helping make a difference in the world.
Change begins with one person, but Marc and Craig recognize that it takes hundreds of people to make We Day happen and when they took the We Day stage in Toronto on October 2, the Kielburgers thanked each and every person for their continued support…

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Asgeir Live At Relix

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On October 17, 2013, Asgeir visited the Relix office to play some tunes from his first American release, In The Silence. For that album, fellow singer/songwriter John Grant translated Aesgir’s Icelandic lyrics into English.

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Afrikan Boy reveals the visuals for the first track off his album, ‘The ABCD’…

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