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Zayn Malik Throws Some Little Mix Shade + MORE

Sometimes breakups can be a clean cut, but when your life is followed this closely by the media, the fallout can seem like it lasts forever. And the recent shade that Zayn Malik threw at ex-fiance Perrie Edwards on Sunday is dragging it out even longer. It was a subtle move, but the former One D.... More »
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Buckethead at B.B. King’s (A Gallery) + MORE

Buckethead returned to the stage after a hiatus that began in 2012. The guitarist brought his unique act to B.B. King's in New York City over the weekend. Dino Perrucci shares some photos from the show. .... More »
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ALBUM REVIEW: CIARAN LAVERY, “Let Bad In” + MORE

This sophomore effort from Irish singer-songwriter Ciaran Lavery has an aura about it twinged with a sweet melancholia – and that is its strength; its secret weapon.  And it’s not not your standard singer-songwriter fare, either.  What you may project or expect isn’t what you ge.... More »
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Triple J unearthes 11yo DJ who will stun + MORE

He may be too young to have set foot in a night club, but it hasn’t stopped 11-year-old Rhys Toms from making dance music right out of his dad’s home office in Kaleen..... More »
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The most outrageous band demand + MORE

A FAMOUS band had one very specific demand when they went on tour in Australia. It was absolutely ridiculous, but it was also a deal breaker..... More »

Parody songs: five of the best

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Parody songs: five of the bestOpen thread: following Weird Al Yankovics recent Robin Thicke and Pharrell spoofs, wed like to hear your nominations for the best and worst parody songs ever releasedWeird Al Yankovic, the king of the parody song, released his 14th studio album last week, Mandatory Fun, featuring spoofs of recent hits including Robin Thickes Blurred Lines (Word Crimes), Pharrells Happy (Tacky) and Lordes Royals (Foil)…

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Can Anja Nissen beat The Voice odds?

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WILL Channel Nine’s decision not to release The Voice winner’s debut single My Girls until Friday cost her the number single on the ARIA charts?

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'30 for 30: Slaying the Badger': Shenanigans at the 1986 Tour de France (Review)Slaying the Badger constructs an exciting, sometimes troubling story of competition and deceit, focused on the 1986 Tour de France.

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US SINGER Lana Del Rey admits she has slept around with people in the industry but not to further her career.

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Kanye West reworks new album to make it less 'beautiful'Follow-up to Yeezus likely to arrive in September, but West’s plans are always subject to changeKanye West has offered some details about his follow-up to Yeezus, explaining that he is reworking the album to make it less "beautiful". Despite earlier plans to put out this seventh LP "by [the] summer", West now intends to release it in the autumn…

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Sound of Style: SZA’s Pitchfork Festival StyleSZA, a singer who performed at last weekend’s Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, explains what drives her onstage look, from pajamas to grandpa shirts.

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Drake Vs. Lil Wayne from OctobersVeryOwn on Vimeo.
Okay, it’s close — and now we’re getting really excited. The Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour kicks off on August 8, which means that we’re less than a month away from this battle royale, and now the official trailer has arrived.
The “Street Fighter”-inspired clip, created by Capcom, pits Wayne against Drizzy as Sage vs…

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Like blues and barbecue? Then check out these two upcoming festivals.

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La Roux’s second album is beautifully crafted, but it doesn’t do enough to establish her as an original artist, says Neil McCormick

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U2 set to release new album ‘before end of the year’It has been reported U2 will release a new album in November and are “very confident” with their comeback.
The Irish rockers have not released new music since 2009’s ‘No Line On The Horizon’ but are said to have been recording with producer Danger Mouse for their upcoming LP.
A spokesperson for the band has denied rumours that the album has been pushed back until 2015 with reports stating “the new album will drop before the end of the year, most likely in November”…

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No one artist has played more covers in 2014 than Jack White. Since hitting the road behind his new solo album, Lazaretto, White has tried his hand at everyone from Kanye West and Jay Z to Metallica and Talking Heads. Meanwhile, no one song has been covered more over the last year than Lorde’s “Royals”…

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