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Woody Guthrie to be honoured by hometown after decades as black sheep + MORE Sep 15th

Plans to rebuild 'communist' folk singer's home under way as part of tourism push by Okemah, OklahomaWhen Woody Guthrie's dilapidated boyhood home was ordered torn down in the late 1970s, the demolition reflected the strained relationship between conservative Oklahoma and the native son who became f.... More »
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Watch James's track-by-track commentary on their new album, La Petite Mort + MORE

The Manchester group celebrate their 12th studio album this week. Here, band members talk about the songs, including a bonus track dedicated to whistleblowers James's ubiquitous hit Sit Down may have sounded to some like a brazen act of defiance, but it was inspired by bouts of insomnia, Patti Smith.... More »
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And The Most Streamed Artists Of 2013 Are… + MORE Dec 4th

You don’t have to be a music industry expert to know that 2013 has been the year that music streaming services boomed in Australia. Few have grown as big or as iconic as the Swedish-born Spotify, which celebrated its 1st Anniversary in Australia back in May by revealing its official streaming .... More »
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Queens of the Stone Age announce additional tour dates + MORE

Queens of the Stone Age announced five new dates on their 2013 U.S. tour, which kicks off at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California on April 12..... More »
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Bob Marley’s Ubiquitous Legend Finally Hits The Top 10 + MORE

Bob Marley’s 1984 greatest hits album Legend is set to make its first appearance in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart next week. According to Billboard, the album has been selling steadily for years, but thanks to a Google Play Store discount that is offering the album for 99-cents, itR.... More »
Watch Bill Callahan Play New “Small Plane” In A NYC Community GardenBill Callahan recently was asked to do a one of NPR’s Field Recording sets in New York City. He decided on a community garden, which is just about perfect when you think about how much nature plays into the man’s music. So in this intimate little garden, with cars honking and other noise coming through, Callahan plays “Small Plane,” a new track off his upcoming album Dream River…

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Even though Cooke Monster loves sweet treats, he will do his best to keep his furry blue paws out of the cookie jar in an effort to teach children about self-restraint in the new season of “Sesame Street.

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Mixtape Of The Week: Gucci Mane Diary Of A Trap GodNo less than a month ago, Tom had this to say about Gucci Mane’s 2013 output so far: “[He] has always been happy to absolutely fuck up our collective music-listening schedules. ‘Prolific’ just isn’t a sufficient word anymore. I am not exaggerating for effect when I say that I’ve lost count of how many mixtapes he’s released in 2013, and I write that as a fan…

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After sold-out shows at the Black Cat and an indie-kid-wooing turn at May’s Sweetlife Festival, everyone’s favorite hipster little sister, Solange, will find her way to a D.C. stage once more in 2013. This time, a relatively hush-hush booking means there are still plenty of seats, including quite a few with a very good view…

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Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, & A$AP Rocky Attend Jeremy Scott Show
Jeremy Scott brought out the stars to his show during New York Fashion Week on Wednesday. Everyone from A$AP Rocky to the Jonas Brothers gathered around the runway to check out the designer’s spring fashions.
With her man ScaffBeezy by her side, Nicki Minaj stepped out in a gold-and-black number from her own clothing collection…

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Nick Cave contemplates retirement & camouflage jackets, Manics play 100 Club, Sigur Ros appearing in Game Of Thrones... Music News DailyA round-up of all the news, views, interviews and cool music things online today (11 September)    

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Hot Picks: Sept. 12-19

– www.chron.com

The Wu-Tang Clan member releases a new solo album next year.

[...] he’s dropping classic verses. 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald’s, 2706 White Oak; 713-862-3838.

Pop/rock covers and originals, anchored by the sweet vocals of Linda Lambert. 9:30 p.m. at the Concert Pub and Grill, 5636 Richmond; 713-278-7272.

The historic club turns over its regular Saturday night to “modern synthpop, darkwave, electro, industrial dance and EBM (electronic body music)…

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Time for Gotye to get back to Basics

– www.theaustralian.com.au

FOR the first time in three years, the solo sensation is back with his trio.

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Courtney Barnett Suffers Backlash For Kanye Cover, “It Was A Misjudgment”Is it ok for indie artists from a white middle-class background to cover rap music about the black community’s experience with racism? It’s one of the loaded questions that’s been raised and aimed directly at Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett after the AIR Breakthrough Indie Artist nominee performed a laconic cover of Kanye West’s ‘Black Skinhead’ for Triple […]

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Vanessa Contopulos: Hope in a Human Story

– www.huffingtonpost.com

It turns out that we all have a lived experience of mental illness touching our lives, whether it is personally or though someone we love. It is in the courage to share our journeys that we are able to transform our pain and our struggle into a blessing, a human connection, and a shared path.
Read more: Mental Health, The SongStream Project, Resilience, Inspiring Stories, Bipolar, Music Therapy, Stories, Music, The Lovebirds, Arts News

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