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Another music festival debuts in Houston + MORE

There is a new music festival in Houston, coming August 9th and 10th to what is being dubbed the EaDo Party Park near BBVA Compass Stadium on the east side of downtown Houston. The inaugural Houston Whatever Fest, mixing musical and comedy acts, is the brainchild of local music promoter Jason Price .... More »
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Bob Johnston, 83, Dies; Produced Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Albums + MORE

Mr. Johnston was behind “Blonde on Blonde,” “At Folsom Prison” and some classic albums by Simon and Garfunkel..... More »
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'You reserve the right to say no': Two songwriters put their own spin on the holiday hit 'Baby It's Cold Outside' to eliminate original lyrics that have been branded 'rapey' and 'sexist' + MORE

Critics have described the holiday classic as rapey and noted that the male singer is pushy. Minnesota songwriters Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski wrote a funny updated version of the tune..... More »
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Damian Marley is Tidal's Newest Artist Owner + MORE

Damian Marley has is Tidal's newest artist owner, announcing the news at the Tidal X 10:20 Festival at Barclays in New York on Tuesday (Oct. 20)........ More »
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Spotify Shoots Down Band's Silent Album Fundraising Hack + MORE

Vulfpeck wanted to go on tour this fall, but didn't want to charge their fans admission. So the funk group released Sleepify, a Spotify exclusive comprising 10 tracks filled with absolutely no sound (alternately, as band leader Jack Stratton describes it above: "the most silent album ever recor.... More »
Arcade Fire’s show at The Woodlands, TX last night came to a conclusion with the end-of-set mainstay “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” but not before Regine Chassagne took the band through Blondie’s hit “Heart of Glass.” This cover falls in line with Prince’s “Controversey,” Stevie Wonder’s “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” and Devo’s “Uncontrollable Urge,” among others, as songs the…

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Stream Coachella performances from Arcade Fire, Lorde and more live on YouTube.

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“Happy” singer Pharrell Williams wears jewellery with healing properties. The American singer decided to reinvent both his music and his image by shunning expensive, oversized bling for precious …

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Jazz Listings for April 11-17

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A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City.

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The day Oasis went Supersonic  exhibition marks 20 years since debut‘Chasing the Sun’ at a London gallery with artefacts and rare images from early years of Liam and Noel Gallagher’s bandTo borrow the words of their heroes and sometimes rather too obvious inspiration it was, almost unbelievably, 20 years ago today that the world received their first dose of a Manchester band whose guitar-based anthems managed the unlikely trick of sounding utterly traditional while simultaneously shaking up the British music scene…

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So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony is here, and this year, it’s relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana are being inducted by Michael Stipe, and after much consternation and subtle hints delivered via social media, a Frankenstein version of the band did indeed perform, with Dave Grohl behind the drum kit, Krist Novoselic on bass, Pat Smear on guitar, and Joan Jett standing in for the late Kurt Cobain, playing “Smells Like Teen Spirit…

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Beyonce Even Wakes Up Like That On Vacation: See The PicsAdmit it. When your friends post all those lame, half-blurry pictures of their winter break trip to Cancun, you flip through them just long enough to pretend you looked the next time you grab lunch.
But when Beyoncé jets off to the Dominican Republic for some much-needed R&R after her grueling Mrs…

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Feature Albums: Highasakite – Silent TreatmentHighasakite are a Scandinavian band with a female singer, and you’re already wondering: do they sound like Little Dragon, Of Monsters And Men, or a combination of the two?

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Wayne Coyne shared a sneak peek of ‘A Day In The Life’ on Thursday.

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News: Janelle Monáe and Kimbra announce co-headline tourJanelle Monáe + Kimbra + Australia = The Golden Electric Tour.

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Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Televan”Armed with just a single drum, a mic, and a very funny bassist, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat is simply one of the most intense live bands you can see today, and probably the only band that could be opening for Future Islands right now and more than hold their own. When I saw Schrader play in a musty basement at last year’s Hassle Fest, he and bassist Devlin Rice outperformed bands like Lightning Bolt, but still managed to throw in plenty of silly banter and a cover of KISS’ “I Wanna Rock And Roll All Night…

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Twenty years ago, on April 11 1994, Oasis released their debut single, Supersonic. Britain would never be the same, says Neil McCormick

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