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Waka Flocka Raps Over a Velvet Underground Instrumental on ‘Ask Charlamagne’ + MORE

One wouldn't expect Waka Flocka Flame and the Velvet Underground to play nicely together, and yet on the outlandish rapper's slick new track, "Ask Charlamagne," they make for a pretty stellar combination. The new single, released last week, sees the Flockaveli 1.5 artist hop onto an instrumental .... More »
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Why Frank Ocean and Other Big Names Prefer the Sudden Digital Drop + MORE

Digital music has eaten into the record industry’s profits from album sales, but it also gives artists something appealing: more creative control..... More »
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Let’s Remember That Time Jay Z Sat In with Phish and Pearl Jam + MORE

Today marks the 47th birthday of Jay Z, one of the most successful hip hop artists of all time. Jay's accomplishments speak for themselves, but he has a pair of unique collaborations on his resume that find him crossing paths with some of our favorite artists. One of the more notable came in 20.... More »
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Concert Review: RSO (Richie Sambora & Orianthi) at the O2 Arena + MORE

FAMOUS for his lead guitar work with Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora has forged an impressive solo career of his own..... More »
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Adele SLAMS ‘teeny bopper’ Justin Bieber for disrespecting his fans + MORE

Yikes! It looks like Adele is putting Justin Bieber on blast over THAT Instagram drama. Fans who attended Adele’s August 16 tour stop at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, are claiming that the star took a bit of a pop at Justin, slamming him for not loving his fans. Adele fan account.... More »
Bloc Party's Kele releases world first printed 3D recordBloc Party’s Kele Okereke & emerging singer Bobbie Gordon last night became the first artists to release a track using 3D printing technology.

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Rolling Stones, who play Abu Dhabi on February 21 . "We took this initiative solely for music enthusiasts due to a conflicting scheduled event," said Anthony Younes, CEO of Chillout Productions, the event organisers. "We know that some won't be happy with this decision, especially that we have been the first one to announce the dates of the festival, but we have to take action …

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Triple J's Christmas song tops iTunesChristmas-themed singles are not a big part of Australian culture but that could change.    

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New Video: Beyoncé Feat. Drake “Mine”
Beyoncé sent shockwaves across the music industry and internet by releasing her fifth solo album, by surprise, on iTunes. Along with 14 new songs, the visual album includes 17 music videos filmed across the world in locations like Paris, New York City, Rio de Janeiro, and Sydney.
For “Mine,” director Pierre Debusschere gives us an artistic video filled with dancers and performance shots across beautiful scenic views…

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Blitzen Trapper – “Thirsty Man” VideoPortland folk-rock band Blitzen Trapper recently put out their new album VII a few months ago, but only dropped this new video today. Director Robbie Augspurger turns “Thirsty Man” into the soundtrack to a very surreal and goofy take on noir tropes. There are moments that seem like things that have appeared in countless films (the mysterious woman, the bloody interrogation, etc…

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My Six Best Albums – Fran Healy

– www.express.co.uk

My Six Best Albums - Fran HealyFRAN HEALY, 40, is the main songwriter and lead singer with Travis. He lives in Berlin with his partner Nora and son Clay.

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More Elvis than Elvis! Teen singer belts out ‘Blue Christmas’The Internet is all shook up over a Canadian teen’s rendition of Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas.” David Thibault, 16, from Quebec, proved that he might be next in line to the throne when he crooned like the King while strumming his acoustic guitar on radio station CKOI 102.1.    

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Gig Ticket Alert - Kings Of Leon, Beyonce, Goldfrapp, Miles Kane & moreHere’s what’s going on sale this week…    

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News: Falls Festival 2014 maps and timetablesSpoiler alert: We'll all be dancing to Joy Division at the stroke of midnight at Marion Bay.

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R. Kelly's Christmas Album Will Include 'a Lot of Love-Making'If you too have noticed a palpable drought of Christmas-themed love-making music in your life, R. Kelly has got your back (or whichever part you prefer). In a video interview with <a href="http://www…

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Tinie Tempah has released a video for new single Lover Not A Fighter. The track reunites Tinie with long-time collaborator Labrinth. “New single out todayyyyy!!!! :-D” tweeted the rap star…

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Best Songs Of 2013

– news.mtv.ca

Best Songs Of 2013How weird of a year was 2013, musically? Look no further than the songs that made it to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100: There were only 10 of them, and they included a track released three months before the 2012 election (“Thrift Shop”), a glorified meme (“Harlem Shake”), and a single whose video featured a former Disney star licking a sledgehammer (“Wrecking Ball”)…

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Major Arcana, the excellent 2013 LP from Northampton, MA’s Speedy Ortiz, succeeded as much because of its lyrics as it did its deft take on guitar-driven rock.

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