BRIT AWARDS 2020 Reveal The Nominees

The British once again are bringing the Brit Awards and have released the nominees. Not surprising, Lewis Capaldi is the front runner with 4 nominations. Stormzy and Harry Styles have been nominated for Male Solo Artist and Album of the Year. Female nominees include Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Ariana Grande. The awards are voted for by 1,500 people from across the UK music industry including journalists, record label employees and musicians. The full nominees here.
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Stream: Greatest Hits … This Week (Vol. 138)

Welcome to Buzz Bands LA’s first playlist of 2020 — Greatest Hits … This Week (Vol. 138) — in which we share a few mid- and late-December releases along with the first rush of music to worm its way into our ears in the new year. Included are new songs from Ethan Gruska (feat. Phoebe Bridgers), Other Lives, Cuesta Loeb, Moses Sumney, Pacific Radio, NoMBe, Grouplove, NO WIN and Echosmith, along with recent tracks from Boy Willows, Emotional Oranges and Annika Rose. Get introduced to artists such a...
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CD Preview: Jeff Parker

Max (Maxine Brown) Celebrating a new partnership between Nonesuch and International Anthem, two of the gold standard labels for adventurous music, January 24 will see the release of Jeff Parker and the New Breed’s Suite for Max Brown. Combining samples, some decidedly old school in origin, and exploratory improvisation, the music makes connections to Parker’s long tenure in Tortoise while adding still more depth to his musical profile. Listeners will doubtless wonder: who is Max Brown...
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One of the blog-categories I created is “SURPRISE!” and the video below is an especially nice one.  I’ve admired the playing and fortitude and wit of Michael McQuaid and Nick Ward for a decade or so now, and although Andrew … Continue reading →
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Blue Hawaii – “The Test I Passed” & “Remember When”

Blue Hawaii, the synth-pop duo made up of Raphaelle "Ra" Standell-Preston and Alex "Agor" Kerby, released the new album Open Reduction Internal Fixation in October. And now they're already back with two new tracks, "The Test I Passed" and "Remember When." The former is a glitchy beat-driven groove while the latter is more … More »
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Pearl Jam Tease “Gigaton” In Augmented Reality

Pearl Jam are up to something, and that something may or may not be teasing a new album called Gigaton via a worldwide augmented reality scavenger hunt. An interactive map on the band's website reveals coordinates in cities around the world, and fans who made the trek to those locations found giant billboards … More »
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Hear Black Midi’s Ed Sheeran Diss Track “ded sheeran (ed sheeran send) part 1″

If you've been following the recent feud between UK grime stars Stormzy and Wiley, you know that one of Wiley's big points of contention with Stormzy is his willingness to make pop music and collaborate with people like Ed Sheeran. "You never cared about grime, you just used it/ Worse than Ed with … More »
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Mugshot Madness: Trick Daddy Arrested for DUI & Cocaine Possession

Trick Daddy just put the “madness” in “mugshot madness” with his latest arrest and mugshot. The Miami rapper, whose real name is Maurice Samuel Young, was busted early this morning for possession of cocaine and driving under the influence. Per the arrest report (via the Miami Herald), a Miami-Dade officer responded to a report of a driver in a dark-colored Range Rover hitting signs and running red lights on the area of Southwest 128th Avenue and 42nd Street around 3:20 a.m. When the officer appr...
Tags: Wtf, Celebs, Crime, Mugshots, Cocaine, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Miami, Dui, Miami Herald, Miami Dade, Mugshot Madness, Trick Daddy, Drug Possession, Maurice Samuel Young

Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: I Do Not Like Staggered Pole Pieces + Sad New Guitar Story

Author: Drew7 Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:15 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 11 Well, first, let's note that this is a very old thread, bumped by a spammer. Second... I've done this, using the rubberized handle of a screwdriver, to take the "vintage stagger" out of Fender pickups, with no ill effect. I don't think it's as simple as the stagger should match your fretboard, exactly... But at a minimum a vintage stagger has a seriously tall magnet under the G, which made a lot of sense back in th...
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Popoff – “Cobra” (Album)

California native Popoff is back with his new hard hitting album “Cobra” produced entirely by TakeNotez. 
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Tonight in L.A.: The King Khan & BBQ Show, Rex Orange County, Mandolin Orange, Gates of the West; Calibash, WASTELAND, Jessica Gerhardt, Cashmere Cat, Kid Giant, Jameson Burt, This Wild Life, Tiffany

L.A. shows for Saturday: ► The King Khan & BBQ Show does a sold-out show at the Teragram Ballroom, with the Night Times supporting. ► Rex Orange County at the Shrine Auditorium ► And North Carolina duo Mandolin Orange visit the Theatre at Ace Hotel. Also: Calibash, with Bad Bunny, Anuel AA, Karol G, Sech and Rosalia at Staples Center Gates of the West with Butch Walker, Jakob Dylan, Duff McKagan, Wayne Kramer and more at the Roxy Ease and A.J. Curry at the Echoplex Basscon presents WASTELAND at ...
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Dave Grohl Shares Eulogy For Neil Peart

Rush drummer Neil Peart passed away this week due to complications from brain cancer. And now another famous drummer, Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters, has taken to social media to pay tribute.
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Metronomy – Insecurity

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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Brought To You By - Music Store Live!

Author: digitalkettle Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:30 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 2 Drew7 wrote: Do we have a rule on dealers advertising their inventory here? I'd sort of expect it to be frowned upon. It’s fine...but there is a specific sub-forum for it: ‘Suhr Dealers’. Makes no difference to me as I only use the ‘posts since last visit’ view. _________________SoundCloud
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Susan, Steve and Maxine

In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Susan Mailer, daughter of novelist of Norman Mailer for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). Susan talked about her mother moving her down to Mexico City when she was still a baby after she divorced Norman. Susan also talks about her years spent with her father in New York and Connecticut. [Photo of Susan Mailer in her Manhattan home, on a desk that belonged to her father, Norman Mailer, by Matt Furman for The Wall Street J...
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‘The Daily Mail mistook me for Charles II': five celebrities on their famous lookalikes

Bridget Christie, Frank Skinner, Ben Miller, Rylan Clark-Neal and Jade Thirlwall channel the famous people they get mistaken forAs a child I was really into old things: vintage clothing, antique furniture, ruins, listed buildings. At weekends, mum and dad would take us kids out in our Bedford van (there were nine of us) to visit stately homes and castles. I can’t recall where it was exactly, but on one of these trips I saw a portrait of Charles II and I remember thinking: that bloke looks like m...
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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: my first Suhr is almost ready!

Author: Dcareaga Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:18 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 13 Drew7 wrote: Dcareaga wrote: I see Drew7 above with a December to September wait and my mind is kind of blown that my wait time started before and is still in process. Again, this may sound "whiny" but even with recutting the body thats a 9 month wait vs 14 and counting. It just seems... odd I can't speak for Suhr, so this isn't authoratative at ALL... ...but, I believe ...
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