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Sturgill Simpson Is as Surprised as You About His Grammy Nomination + MORE

The country singer joined Adele, Beyoncé, Drake and Justin Bieber in the category for Album of the Year..... More »
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Eaux Claires Taps Paul Simon (with yMusic), Chance the Rapper, Wilco, and Bon Iver/John Prine Collaboration for 2017 + MORE

This year's Eaux Claires Music Festival will feature Paul Simon making his debut at the Wisconsin festival in a collaborative set with yMusic along with performances from Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Feist, Sylvan Esso and others. Wilco will also appear with its numerous side projects as The.... More »
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Kendrick Lamar Wants Us To Be “Humble” For His New Single + MORE

Produced by Mike Will Made It, Kendrick heads in a new and fiery direction..... More »
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Justin Bieber Makes A Return To Instagram And Suddenly Life Is Good Again + MORE

The singer quit Instagram in August 2016 but is back to promote his Super Bowl advert..... More »
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At 50, Scorpions still rock like a hurricane + MORE

After a half-century, The Scorpions metal sounds still pack a sting.         .... More »
Fears for Paul McCartney after virus puts him in Tokyo hospital Concern grew for the health of Sir Paul McCartney yesterday after he was forced to cancel more concerts in Japan and South Korea because of a virus.

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Album reviews: Julio Iglesias, Avery*Sunshine, Cara Dillon and Peter AndreTHIS week’s album reviews include those by Julio Iglesias and Peter Andre

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Prince Rupert zu Loewenstein, Rolling Stones Money Manager, Dies at 80The Bavarian aristocrat helped the band with matters as varied as financial oversight, divorces, drug charges and tours.

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Album Review: Owen Pallett – In Conflict

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How do you talk yourself down from high fantasy? How do you decide to exit a world in which peasant farmers duel cockatrices in favor of one where the minutia of life takes hold? Owen Pallett used to veil his songs in characters and scenarios imported from an alternate universe’s folklore. On In Conflict, for the first time, he’s singing directly about himself…

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WASHINGTON // A major exhibition by Emirati artists has opened in Washington DC, the first leg of an 18-month tour of the US.More than 50 works by 25 Emirati artists, selected to be accessible to …

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Guess which artist Aussies listen to the most?

– www.dailytelegraph.com.au

MUSIC streaming service Spotify has revealed its most popular artists ever — and one young Aussie took out the top spot ahead of big name US bands.

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Last Gang Records defies the oddsMetric, Death from Above 1979, Crystal Castles, MSTRKRFT… How a label started by a Toronto lawyer became an indie music tastemaker.

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James Blake and London Grammar honoured at Ivor Novello awardsYoung British musicians take home most-sought-after prizes as veterans Nick Cave and Nile Rodgers also collect IvorsA new generation of songwriting talent was honoured at the Ivor Novello awards on Thursday as young Brits James Blake and London Grammar took home the most-coveted prizes.Fresh from his Mercury Prize success, Blake, who is just 25, won Best Contemporary Song for his track Retrograde, taken from his second album Overgrown…

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Watch the feature-length cut of all 11 videos from the band’s Save Rock And Roll LP with added commentary from Patrick and Pete here!

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Bob Dylan turns 73 over Memorial Day weekend, on May 24. Increasingly, birthday celebrations are being held around the world by his fans, featuring local musicians playing covers of Dylan songs and tributes of their own.
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Macaulay’s ‘crazy pizza gigs’

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Macaulay’s ‘crazy pizza gigs’Macaulay Culkin and his band The Pizza Underground reportedly rocked out at two London restaurants Wednesday night.

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The Core: The New Deal

– www.relix.com

Accessing New Deal Memories

Dan: After my [electro-pop band] Dragonette came off a two-and-a-half-year tour, I, like a true junkie, began to jones for getting back on the road. At the same time, Jamie and I started working together on a soundtrack for a film a friend was making. It’s more ambient than typical New Deal stuff, but it still comes from the same two guys and was…

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YouTube subscription music licensing strikes wrong notes with indie labelsTrade association WIN gives online video giant 24 hours to rescind ‘indefensible’ letters for upcoming Spotify-style serviceIndependent music labels are at loggerheads with YouTube over the licensing terms for its upcoming streaming music subscription service.The service still not officially announced, but the subject of longstanding speculation within the music and technology industries is expected to compete directly with Spotify, Deezer and their rivals…

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