Optimus Primavera Sound 2014 lineup: Neutral Milk Hotel, The National, Kendrick Lamar, and Slowdive + MORE

 

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This Is What One Direction Would Look Like As A Punk Band + MORE

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‘The mark of a powerful man is not only his ability to make war, but to also make peace,’ Ross tells MTV News of working with Jeezy on Mastermind.

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The Grammy-Winning Singer Lorde, a.k.a. Ella Yelich-O’Connor, Impresses and Vexes Her PeersThe Grammy Award-winning singer Lorde, a.k.a. Ella Yelich-O’Connor, impresses and vexes her peers.    

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The sister festival to Barcelona’s Primavera Sound, Optimus Primavera Sound takes place one week later, June 5th – 7th, in Porto, Portugal.
This year’s lineup includes Neutral Milk Hotel, The National, Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, Slowdive, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Television performing Marquee Moon, Slint, Pixies, Mogwai, HAIM, Darkside, Warpaint, Cloud Nothings, Sky Ferreira, Shellac, Charles Bradley, John Grant, Ty Segall, Jagwar Ma, Dum Dum Girls, Todd Terje, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Speedy Ortiz, Hebronix, and more…

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One Direction get a year of free Addison Lee cabs after shout-out in Midnight Memories lyrics Your attempts at pimping out Uber promo codes might have earned you a couple of free taxi journeys, but One Direction will travel free for a year after name-dropping the company in their latest single “Midnight Memories”.    

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Trey Anastasio Band continued their winter tour on Wednesday with a stop at Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater. Anastasio, commenting on his fondness for the room throughout, ripped through classic TAB compositions as well as new cuts from his latest Traveler. The band also managed to throw in covers such as Gorillaz “Clint Eastwood” and the show-closing “Black Dog…

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Did Lorde 'discredit' Blake on Triple J?Lorde’s effort at James Blake’s Retrograde got a mixed response from fussy listeners.    

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Lauryn Hill Covers The Beatles’ “Something” on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’
The Late Show With David Letterman closed out their Beatles week celebration with a splash. Following appearances from Broken Bells, Sting, Flaming Lips, and Lenny Kravitz the previous four days, Lauryn Hill concluded the tribute week by making her first television performance in three years by performing a cover of the Beatles 1969-hit single “Something…

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The Beatles’ Debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’Fifty years later, audience members who were present at the birth of Beatlemania remember the electric atmosphere and the screaming.    

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New Music: Trey Songz “Who Do You Love (Remix)”
A day after giving us the Jeezy-featured “Ordinary,” Trey Songz returns with a freebie in freestyle form. Getting a hold of YG’s “Who Do You Love,” Trigga Trey breaks down his various female acquaintances across the country while also giving a PSA to male haters.
“I know you don’t love me, you never the same when Drake’s around/ I know you don’t love me, you scream and holler when CB’s in town,” croons Trey, adding a clever spin from G-Unit’s “I Know You Don’t Love Me…

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Reminisce With Us: Big Pun Would've Turned 43 Today

“Since Pun passed he was the last shine of sun I could feel” —Nas

Damn, time flies. Today (Feb. 7) Big Pun would’ve been 43 years old had hip-hop not lost the lyrical giant before his time, on a fateful Monday back in 2000. On this flashback Friday, reminisce on Christopher Rios’ rap legacy with this Noreaga-featured sleeper single from his Capital Punishment LP, “You Came Up…

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Much like the Superbowl, New York gets all the glory for New Jersey’s Big Brew Festival.

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‘Ed Sullivan Show’ marquee marking the Beatles’ first U.S. performance up through Monday

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