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This Iconic Indie Label’s Epic Garage Sale Will Give You A Serious Case Of FOMO + MORE

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if one of your favourite record labels held a good old fashioned garage sale? We’ve definitely have, and for one lucky fan, this dream became a reality. As the guys at Stoney Roads point out, an insanely stoked electronica advocate miraculously vi.... More »
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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney angry at YouTube for illegal content + MORE

The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney has hit out at YouTube for the way it compensates artists, arguing that “a song should cost as much as an avocado”. The drummer took to Twitter last Thursday (June 16) to slam the global video-sharing website for allegedly allowing illegal content to .... 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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Leather Jacket: Will you accept the charges? + MORE

The new single from the Hamilton rockers Arkells is a jittery, ruggedly melodic song with a good-natured chord progression.... 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 »

Aussie music retailers rebut RSD backlash

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Australian retailers have been quick this morning to reject Record Store Day criticisms encouraged by Paul Weller’s decision to no longer take part in the global initiative.
Paul Weller withdrew his support for RSD after condemning “disgusting” touts who re-sold his limited-edition single at an inflated price on eBay…

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Macklemore partner Ryan Lewis says his mother has HIVRyan Lewis, one half of the hip-hop phenomenon Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, shared a startling bit of personal news this week when he revealed that his mother, Julie Lewis, has been HIV positive for 30 years.

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New MOJO cover stars go to next level on psych-rocking eighth album. Taste the interview!
The post The Black Keys: “Underdogs” No More appeared first on MOJO.

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How To Inappropriately Interview A Female MusicianLast month, Sydney-via-LA producer Anna Lunoe decried the inappropriate attitudes towards female musicians after being the subject of a borderline sexist interview, calling for an end to the objectification of women in music. Clearly, these two American radio hosts didn’t get the memo… Aussie-bred, American-based rapper Iggy Azalea appeared on New York hip hop radio […]

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Paul McCartney announced today on his website he will be performing at Candlestick Park in August, a farewell concert at the former home of the Giants and 49ers.

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How To Inappropriately Interview A Female MusicianLast month, Sydney-via-LA producer Anna Lunoe decried the inappropriate attitudes towards female musicians after being the subject of a borderline sexist interview, calling for an end to the objectification of women in music. Clearly, these two American radio hosts didn’t get the memo… Aussie-bred, American-based rapper Iggy Azalea appeared on New York hip hop radio […]

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How Microsoft Failed To Buy Sub PopIn 1994, in the immediate aftermath of the Nirvana-driven grunge signing boom, Warner Bros. paid $20 million for 49% of the Seattle label Sub Pop, an arrangement that still stands today. The person who brokered the deal was Dana Giacchetto, a star investment adviser who became as famous for throwing crazy parties with Leonardo DiCaprio as he was for his business acumen…

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Flume lights up web with Lorde remixThey said it would happen and thank goodness it has. Flume has remixed Lorde’s Tennis Court.

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In addition to Kenny Barron, headliners at the June 20-Aug. 9 Stanford Jazz Festival include pianists Chick Corea, George Cables, Taylor Eigsti and Fred Hersch; guitarists Larry Coryell, Julian Lage and John Pizzarelli; and drummers Jack DeJohnette, Ndugu Chancler and Tootie Heath.

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The ’90s are back! With Meshell Ndegeocello, Courtney Love, Tori Amos and now Veruca Salt all on the cusp of releasing new records this year, this ’90s music fanboy’s heart is about to explode.

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Video: A$AP Mob f/ A$AP Twelvyy – ‘Xscape’A$AP Mob member A$AP Twelvyy steps into the spotlight in the ’90s-inspired video for “Xscape” off the upcoming A$AP Mob album L.O.R.D.Shot in their hometown of New York, the dark and gritty clip features the rest of the Harlem crew including A$AP Rocky and Ferg, plus a cameo from the original Bad Boy, Puff Daddy…

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Record Store Day Sales Surge, Some Places to Best EverIf the purpose of Record Store Day is to help independent shops sell, um, records, this year’s event should rank among the best ever.Overall U.S. album sales dipped 2.2 percent last week compared with the same period in 2013, <a href="http://www…

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Proms 2014: Top ten concerts

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As this summer’s BBC Proms programme is announced, Ivan Hewett selects the best

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