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Missy Higgins at the crossroads + MORE

The musician's latest album was conceived as a circuit-breaker to depression and writer's block..... More »
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Sam Smith says he'll give Beyonce his Grammy if he wins + MORE

Sam Smith would love to win a Grammy — unless he beats out Beyoncé for the award. .... More »
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Album Review: Dam-Funk – Invite the Light + MORE

As generally far-out as Dam-Funk is, there’s an increasing number of contemporary comparisons to be made in talking about the California funk auteur born Damon Riddick. Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, from March, became a prog-rap masterpiece thanks in part to contributors like funk pi.... More »
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Stream: Spirit Animal’s explosive World War IV EP + MORE

We haven’t even gotten to World War III yet, and funk-punk-metal-whatever quartet Spirit Animal are already looking forward to the next one. The Brooklyn band’s new EP is entitled World War IV, but it feels a hell of a lot more like a house party than an international crisis. “World War IV is .... More »
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ROYALLY SHIPPED: Prince Harry And Ellie Goulding Are Maybe/Possibly Hooking Up + MORE

Random new couple alert! And this one is a doozy. Early reports are saying that ginger dreamboat Prince Harry was spotted ‘canoodling’ with the one and only sexy-faced singer Ellie Goulding. In reports from The Sun (an always trustworthy source) the two have been friends for several y.... More »
Polaris Shortlist 2014: Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, DrakeThe Polaris Music Prize is one of the only music awards that tends to get it right. The award is given out annually to what is deemed by a large voting pool to be the best Canadian album. We already posted the longlist which had a ton of good stuff, but now they’ve narrowed it down to the shortlist…

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The 6 Greatest Tassie Bands In History, According To Luca BrasiSince releasing their celebrated By A Thread album earlier this year, Luca Brasi have shown no signs of slowing down, having toured nationally to raucous, sold out crowds. The guys are currently supporting Violent Soho on the second leg of their massive sold out Australian tour, Tasmania’s Luca Brasi have just announced a new run of headline dates for September […]

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Dolly Parton reveals plans for new dance albumIncluding the track Just a Wee Bit Gay, the country singer says she has penned some tracks which are ‘very positive towards the gay community’ Dolly Parton review will she play Jolene? Of course she will Dolly Parton offers to take home dog found at GlastonburyDolly Parton has renewed her desire to release a dance album "at some point" soon, stating that she has recorded "several songs that are very positive towards the gay community"…

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Making Of: DJ Cassidy And R. Kelly Talk Recording 'Make The World Go Round'

DJ Cassidy is on a mission to go back to the future.

The Manhattan-bred jockey has been toiling away at his debut album, Paradise Royale, which unites some of the most prolific musicians of the ’70s and ’80s soul era with today’s greatest voices, from Usher to Mary J. Blige to Chromeo to Robin Thicke…

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Video: K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG, & Too $hort – ‘Cut Her Off (Remix)’After spawning remixes by everyone from Rick Ross to Tiny, K Camp rolls out the official remix video to his street anthem “Cut Her Off.” Shot on a soundstage in L.A. last month, the Michael Mihail-directed clip co-stars Lil Boosie, YG, and Too $hort.“When I do remixes, I really wanna grab somebody from every side,” K Camp told Rap-Up…

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Conor Oberst rape claims retracted as '100% false', admits accuserA woman who alleged online she had been sexually assaulted by the Bright Eyes singer withdraws statements in response to libel suit by Oberst A woman who accused Conor Oberst of sexual assault has withdrawn her allegations, it has been reported, stating that these were "[lies] I made up … to get attention while I was going through a difficult period in my life"…

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New music from Radiohead might be on the way!
Guitarist Johnny Greenwood told Mary Anne Hobbes’ of the BBC 6Music show that the band will be heading to the studio in September to record new music.
“We’re going to start up in September, playing, rehearsing and recording and see how it’s sounding,” Greenwood said…

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Conor Oberst Rape Allegations Revealed To Be Total BullshitEsteemed singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has been submitted to some pretty nasty media scrutiny and online accusations since he was made the subject of a rape allegation late last year, but now his accuser has issued a public statement retracting her accusations, saying the whole thing is nothing but BS…

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Polaris Prize 2014 Short List: Arcade Fire, Drake, Mac DeMarco, Owen Pallett, MoreThe Polaris Music Prize, which names the best album of the year by a Canadian artist, announced its annual short list of nominees Tuesday morning…

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La Roux Announce North American Fall TourLa Roux have announced they will be heading out on a North American tour this fall.Dates can be found below.The group will be hitting the road in support of their upcoming album Trouble In Paradise that drops on July 8th.

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National Portrait Gallery given 130 original prints of stars including Bowie and Barbara HepworthLord Snowdon has given the National Portrait Gallery an archive of 130 original prints of stars from Maggie Smith to Laurence Olivier.

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We Selenators look out for each other. So when we noticed that Selena Gomez was throwing out a few signs that she might be going through some stuff, we wanted to jump right there by her side.
You know, whether her vague quotes were about Justin Bieber doesn’t matter. The fact is, Selenators are family, and when she speaks to us, we speak back…

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REO Speedwagon, Boston, Pat Benatar and Jeff Beck also among the acts scheduled to perform local shows.

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