Photos: Joyce Manor, Ceremony, Drab Majesty and more at the Glass House

[See image gallery at] Home Sick Festival had the foundations of the Glass House in Pomona shaking from the electronic, industrial, metal, punk and even ethereal sounds of the nine bands that played Friday night. The diverse lineup was curated by Ceremony’s Anthony Anzaldo. For those who may have made the two-hour-plus drive from Los Angeles to Pomona, his band-picking acumen quickly rid the body of the tensions related to L.A. rush-hour traffic. Joyce Manor headlined the night — t...
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Stream: ZOOLUXX, ‘Just a Little Bit’

Bring on the funk fuzz. ZOOLUX (frontman Troy Vincent on his self-customized guitar, Ned Casual on bass, Princess Frank on drums and Latin-influenced Bertie Paradis on percussion) have unleashed the single “Just a Little Bit,” the title track off their forthcoming EP. Honing their live show as the Monday residents at Hollywood’s Good Times at Davey Wayne’s for five years, you can surmise they’ve seen a lot. This latest track could be about some of that. And it could be about anywhere where there...
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Tiffany, ’80s teen pop idol, walks the NAMM floor meeting fans and talking new music

Singer-songwriter Tiffany Darwish, better known as a pop hitmaker who went by just her first name, has been coming to the NAMM Show in Anaheim since she was 15 years old. Back in the late ’80s, when she was driving teenage girls to mass levels of hysteria in malls across America with a cover of “I Think We’re Alone Now,” she was also wise enough to network with the thousands of music merchants and artists who congregate each year during the annual NAMM trade show. “I think NAMM means more to me ...
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NAMM 2020: She Rocks Awards deliver powerful performances from Gloria Gaynor, Suzi Quatro and more

The speeches were as powerful as the performances at the 8th Annual She Rocks Awards at House of Blues Anaheim Friday night. The event, which is part of the 2020 NAMM Show happening at the adjacent Anaheim Convention Center, celebrated the careers of women in the music and audio industries. Put together each year by the Women’s International Music Network founder Laura B. Whitmore, the 2020 She Rocks Awards was hosted by Yahoo Entertainment music editor Lyndsey Parker and saxophonist-vocalist Mi...
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The Game Released The Documentary 15 Years Ago

The Game released The Documentary 15 years ago today. Beforehand, The Game released an independent album Untold Story and a couple of mixtapes. After signing with Aftermath Entertainment and G-Unit Records, he appeared on countless projects. Before The Documentary dropped, The Game was on countless G-Unit mixtapes, plus the debut albums from Lloyd Banks and Young Buck. The Documentary debut #1 in the country after selling over 500,000 copies the first week. The Documentary had a plethora of gu...
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Watch Sam Elliott Recite “Old Town Road” In Doritos’ Super Bowl Commercial

Sam Elliott is pretty much the American cowboy. With his spectacular mustache and drawling baritone -- the blueprint for Bradley Cooper's growly voice in A Star Is Born -- the actor has been in countless Westerns. And now he's in a Super Bowl commercial, and so is Lil Nas X's country-rap smash "Old Town Road." … More »
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Craig Finn Scoring AMC’s New Musical Dramedy National Anthem

The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn is writing original music for a new show in development at AMC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming American Anthem is "a musical dramedy following a family who, after falling down the ladder of American life, needs to figure out what actually makes life worth living." … More »
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Fyre Fest Documentary Star Andy King Finally Got Sponsored By Evian

Event producer Andy King emerged as the breakout viral star/meme of Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Netflix's 2019 documentary about the spectacularly ill-advised Fyre Festival. His shining moment, you'll recall, was when he matter-of-factly recounted the story of how he was going to suck a Bahamian customs official's dick to get … More »
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More pleasures from Cafe Bohemia — to no one’s surprise. RAISE FOUR is a compact, adventurous yet melodic jazz group co-led by guitarist Félix Lemerle and string bassist Dan Y von Weisselberg, with drummer Doron Tirosh and pianist Iftah Kary. For their … Continue reading →
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Oprah Winfrey admits Russell Simmons pressured her over sexual abuse film

Documentary On the Record details claims against rap mogulDirectors say Winfrey gave short notice of withdrawal from filmOprah Winfrey has said the rap mogul Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her over her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail alleged sexual abuse at his hands. But, Winfrey said, his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project. Related: Alan Dershowitz: Trump impeachment acquittal would make me unhappy Continue reading...
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Norma Tanega, Cult ’60s Singer/Songwriter, Dead At 80

Cult '60s folk singer-songwriter Norma Tanega has died, The New York Times reports. According to her lawyer, Alfred Shine, she passed away at her home in Claremont, California on 12/29 after a battle with colon cancer. She was 80. More »
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Ginormous diamonds, living robots made from frog stem cells, and more from around the web Preserving the Scents of Everyday Life Researchers at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage are working double-time to identify and catalog scents that exist all around us—from the smell of an old book, to a pub at a particular time of night, and worn-in leather. Many of these are disappearing …
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Johnny Marr joins Hans Zimmer to score next James Bond film

No Time to Die will be the 25th film in the franchise and Daniel Craig’s final role as 007Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will join composer Hans Zimmer to score the upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die.Zimmer, widely celebrated for his scores for films such as Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code and the Pirates of the Caribbean series, was drafted in as a last-minute replacement earlier this month. Continue reading...
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Only the calm voice of a 93-year-old could have done justice to a wild state with 5 national parks, 5 tiger reserves, and 33 sanctuaries: Sir David Attenborough’s

It took 20 cameras and 1,500 days of shooting and production for Wild Karnataka, a 52-minute wildlife film, the first to be released in movie halls. The brains behind the show: filmmakers Kalyan Varma and Amoghavarsha J.S., forest service officer Vijay Mohan Raj, and naturalist Sarath Champati. How did they snag Sir David Attenborough? “When we started working on the film, we never expected that we will get him to narrate for us. After we finished editing, we suggested this as a joke to our fol...
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Freddie Mercury’s ‘trick’ that helped him win over Live Aid crowd

Rock band Queen’s performance at Live Aid in 1985 has often been hailed as one of the greatest gigs seen at Wembley Stadium. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has heaped praise on Queen’s late lead vocalist Freddie Mercury for winning over the crowd at Live Aid with a simple “trick”. Rock band Queen’s performance at Live Aid in 1985 has often been hailed as one of the greatest gigs seen at Wembley Stadium. While the 2018 film “Bohemian Rhapsody” pointed at the band secretly turning up the volum...
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Tobias, Hank and Jack

In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed author Tobias Wolff for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). Tobias talked about his difficult childhood that was the inspiration for his memoir, This Boy's Life, which was made into a movie. In short, Tobias traveled around the country with his mother, who left a cheating husband, a boyfriend who abused her and a second husband who did the same. [Photo of Tobias Wolff at his home in Stanford, Calif., by Winni Winter...
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Ouija Macc – “INFINIGHT” (Video)

With his sophomore album Wasteland on the way, Las Vegas rapper Ouija Macc is dropping off the last music video for the 8th & final single off his 2019 prelude mixtape Resistance: The Walk to Wasteland.
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Whitney Peyton – “Double Up”

With her Suburban Noize Records debut Alpha coming out next weekend, Philly emcee Whitney Peyton has unveiled the album’s 4th single “Double Up”.
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Rihanna Abruptly Splits From Billionaire Boyfriend After 3 Years of Dating Despite Saying She Was Happy in Love a Few Months Ago

No new album, and no boyfriend. Rihanna has reportedly split from her billionaire boyfriend of three years. Sources confirm the musician and Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel have called it quits. Details of the breakup are not yet known. However, just a few months ago they appeared to be a happy couple when they dined with Rihanna’s mother and brother. Rihanna and Jameel began dating in the summer of 2017 when they were spotted making out in Spain. The two have kept a low-profile relationship and...
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