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THEROBBERY – “Player Shit” (EP)

Las Vegas hip hop duo THEROBBERY make their debut on wax with their new EP Player Shit.
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NICKELS – “Take a Ride” (Music Video)

Germany-based Hip-Hop artist NICKELS grew up with major influence coming from U.S. Hip-Hop culture–studying rappers like DMX, Tupac, Immortal Technique, 50 Cent and Mobb Deep. Having been raised in South Africa for most of his life and later relocating to Berlin, Germany, he’s picked up a ton of versatility that eventually translated into his own music. Rap has given NICKELS, who was aptly named after his skillful ways of ‘chasing the bag’, a sense of identity throughout his life’s trials & trib...
Tags: Videos, Video, Music, Germany, South Africa, Jazz, Berlin Germany, Nickels, U S Hip Hop, Take a Ride, DMX Tupac Immortal Technique


Analog Dive & FreeWill – “Starscrapers” | MIC SESSION

Analog Dive & FreeWill stop by our HQ and drops their exclusive Mic Session performing , “Starscrapers”. Follow them on Instagram: Instagram.com/analogdive Instagram.com/freewill808
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Jussie Smollett Indicted on 6 NEW Charges for Lying to Police Over Alleged Staged Attack, Faces Up to 3 Years in Jail

Over one year after he claimed he was attacked and the victim of a hate crime, Jussie Smollett is now facing new charges for allegedly staging the incident. The former Empire actor was just indicted on six charges for disorderly conduct and filing four separate false police reports, the office of special prosecutor Dan Webb announced on Tuesday (Feb. 11). A grand jury returned the indictment after the 16 felony counts Smollett was initially charged with were all dismissed in March 2019, a move t...
Tags: Celebs, Crime, Los Angeles, Chicago, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jussie Smollett, Webb, Dan Webb, Smollett, Indicted, Cook County State Attorney s Office, Jussie Smollett Indicted


Friday singer Rebecca Black gets candid about teenage struggle: 'I was afraid of the world'

The singer, who faced vicious online bullying after her 2011 song went viral, confronts her struggle in anniversary postThe singer Rebecca Black has opened up about her struggle with depression following the release her viral hit Friday nine years ago.In an emotional social media post to honor the anniversary, Black wrote about feeling “ashamed of herself” and “afraid of the world” during the height of her fame in her early teens. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Technology, Social Networking, Youtube, Social Media, Culture, Black, Rebecca Black


Stream: Cold War Kids, ‘Who’s Gonna Love Me Now’

In November, Southern California stalwarts Cold War Kids released their seventh album — and the first of an album trilogy — “New Age Norms 1.” It found the band expanding its sound and utilizing for the first time contributions from co-writers such as Bonnie McKee, Mikky Ekko, producer Lars Stalfors and members of Electric Guest. Their calling remained the soulfully buoyant vocals of frontman Nathan Willett, especially on singles such as the socially observant “Complainer” and the piano ballad “...
Tags: Music, Featured, California, George Michael, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Cold War Kids, Lars Stalfors, Novo, Joe Plummer, Willett, Nathan Willett, Matthew Schwartz, David Quon, Bonnie McKee Mikky Ekko, Matt Maust


Cruel World Festival: Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo and more coming in May

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo are set to headline the Cruel World Festival on May 2, Goldenvoice announced today, at the Grounds at Dignity Health Sports Park (fka the Home Depot and StubHub Center) at CalState Dominguez Hills in Carson. Slated as a one-day-only event, other alternative rock acts from the ‘80s and ‘90s that have signed on are the Psychedelic Furs, Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes, the Church, English Beat, Public Image Ltd., Gary Numan, Marc Almond, Berlin, Missing Per...
Tags: Music, News, Berlin, Morrissey, Bauhaus, Missing Persons, Jay Aston, Violent Femmes, Blondie, Christian Death, Devo, Goldenvoice, Marc Almond, Gary Numan, Stubhub Center, The Church


Dwyane Wade Says His 12-Year-Old Zaya is Transgender, Offers Unconditional Support: “I Looked At Her & Said You Are a Leader”

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union continue to be shining examples of what unconditional love, supportive parenting, and allyship looks like. During an appearance on Ellen today (Feb. 11) to promote his upcoming ESPN documentary, Wade proudly shared that his 12-year child (Union’s stepchild) is transgender and is fully embracing her authentic self as Zaya. “I don’t know if everybody knows, originally named Zion. Zion, born as a boy, came home and said, ‘Hey, so I want to talk to you guys. I think g...
Tags: Celebs, Gabrielle Union, Sports, Transgender, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Miami, Union, Espn, Lgbtq, Ellen, Wade, Variety, Dwyane Wade, GLSEN


Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Question about neck finish

Author: ATLMikeyD Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:31 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 14 I say play that thing until the finish wears off! I recently played an early 90's LP Studio that has been gigged regularly since the early 90's. Hardly any finish was left on the neck except just below the headstock and above the neck joint. It was honestly the best playing LP I've ever played, including hideously expensive Custom Shop models. I even tried to get the guy to sell it to me. His response was, ...
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Stream: The Strokes, ‘At the Door’

Fresh off their wild performance at a rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders at the University of New Hampshire on Monday night, the Strokes have announced that their new album, “The New Abnormal,” will be out April 10. It’s their sixth album and first in seven years, made at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu with the legendary Rick Rubin and featuring cover art of the painting “Bird on Money” by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Their new song “At the Door” is a mellow fellow, maybe too much for its own good, with Julia...
Tags: Music, The Strokes, Bernie Sanders, Malibu, Latest Music, New Music, Julian Casablancas, Fabrizio Moretti, Nikolai Fraiture, Nick Valensi, University of New Hampshire, Rick Rubin, Jean Michel Basquiat, Casablancas, Albert Hammond Jr, Shangri La Studios


Why Today’s Musicians Are Better Than Those 30 Years Ago

“There are more and more people that are really, really good at their instruments, and the amount of competition has certainly gone up. It’s getting increasingly challenging to win a job even in a small market orchestra — the level of playing across the board is greater.” – San Francisco Classical Voice
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Katharine Coldiron's Playlist for Her Novella "Ceremonials"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Katharine Coldiron's Ceremonials is a novella inspired by the Florence + the Machine album of the same name, and manages to distill the spirit of its inspiration into a book both lyr...
Tags: Music, Berlin, David, Bing, Florence, Amelia, Kirkus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Gershwin, Florence The Machine, Irving Berlin, Jennifer Connelly, Fred Astaire, Sarah Vaughan, Julie London, Antiheroines


3 Tips for Getting Things Together When a Situation Is Spiraling Out Of Control

From time to time, things go wrong, and circumstances arise that can completely throw us off track and mess up our best plans and intentions. Of course, you can’t exactly plan and organize your life so that nothing ever goes wrong, or so that things never spiral out of control. But, there are definitely certain things you can do that can help to interrupt a downward spiral and get things back on track. Here are a few tips for getting things together when a situation is spiraling out of control...
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Video premiere: QunQ, ‘Why Panic’

L.A. post-hardcore trio QunQ (pronounced “kunk”) make volatile music for a volatile world. They find catharsis in scorched-earth guitars, heavy drums and angular arrangements that open themselves to fleeting moments of beauty, like the ones in the new single “Why Panic.” The band — Ben Heywood, Sean Foye and Brandon Hardy — is prepping their third release and first since 2016. “Big Time” will be out Feb. 28 via the Chain Letter Collective (Facial, Jagged Baptist Club, Comanche Peak, among others...
Tags: Video, Music, Featured, Silver Lake, Local Artist, Cavanaugh, Heywood, QunQ, Chain Letter Collective, Ben Heywood Sean Foye, Brandon Hardy, Rachel Sawyer, Andy Cavanaugh, Max Terlecki, Deyssi, Kyle Deven The


Tonight in L.A.: The Glorious Sons, JP Saxe, Hachiku, CUP, Lloyd Cole, Omar Velasco, Trevor Daniel, Nightly, That 1 Guy, Beebs, Lola Marsh, Young Dolph, Caifanes, Windows, Katchafire

L.A. concerts for Tuesday: ► Canadian rockers the Glorious Sons headline the El Rey Theatre, with DES ROCS and Matchstick Skeletons opening. ► Singer-songwriter JP Saxe celebrates the release of his new EP “Hold It Together” with a sold-out show at the Echo. VINCINT opens. ► Melbourne-based dream-pop artist Hachiku makes her L.A. debut with a show at the Bootleg Theater, with A.O. Gerber and Olivia Kaplan supporting. ► CUP — the collaboration between Nels Cline and Yuka C. Honda of Cibo Matto — ...
Tags: Music, Windows, Melbourne, Richard, Preview, Omar Velasco, Cup, Lloyd Cole, Sawyer, Largo, Jim Wilson, Jerome, Cibo Matto, Zebulon, Nels Cline, Caifanes


12 Essential 1980s Alternative Rock Albums

Editor's Note: Originally published on 27 August 2014.Keep Reading
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Stream: KONG, ‘Bad Man’

Singer-songwriter Justin Joyce’s new single under his musical moniker KONG chronicles his battles with his demons, and he’s had some. How many? Well, he jokes in the announcement of the new song “Bad Man,” that he omitted many of his transgressions “because, unfortunately, I didn’t feel that 18 verses would be commercially viable.” With its searing guitar and soulful background vocals, “Bad Man” is roots-rock anthem about redemption. KONG’s first single since 2018, it’s carried by the substantia...
Tags: Music, Boston, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Kong, Joyce, Justin Joyce, McKail Seely


Riverrock festival 2020 Announces this year headliners

Photo of Dr. Dog Dominion Energy Riverrock announced today the full list of music acts performing at this year’s festival. On Friday, May 15th, The Motet will take the stage at 8 p.m. On Saturday, May 16th, Dr. Dog will be the headliner, also taking the stage at 8 p.m. The outdoor sports and music festival will be held on… The post Riverrock festival 2020 Announces this year headliners appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
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Cruel World Fest Has An Incredible Lineup Of Classic Goth And New Wave Bands

Goldenvoice are an empire in the live music industry -- they are the people behind Coachella -- and today they have added one more, slightly less expected event to their 2020 roster. Just announced via socials this afternoon, Cruel World is a new one-day festival that will take over the Grounds at Dignity … More »
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Mdou Moctar – “Ibitlan”

Last year, the Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar made quite a splash Stateside with his new album Ilana (The Creator). Though it was hardly the 34-year-old's first foray into music, it brought him a newfound level attention in the indie sphere. (We opted to name him an Artist To Watch last spring.) It was … More »
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King Princess: Ohio

After performing “Ohio” live with consistency since her first tour, King Princess (aka Mikaela Straus) finally releases an official recording and music video for the fan-favorite track. Both the song and visuals begin with quiet intimacy, and the latter introduces Straus wearing her theatrical Cheap Queen look. As with the song, the video soon explodes into an anthemic garage-rock performance, cut from captivating live renditions. …
Tags: Music, Design, Music Videos, Rock, Culture, Ohio, Listenup, New Music, Straus, King Princess, Mikaela Straus, Cheap Queen


'Friday' star Rebecca Black says going viral sucked. 9 years later, she's back.

Remember 'Friday,' the internet-propelled pop hit everyone loved to mock in 2011? Yeah. Rebecca Black became a star overnight, and she says it sucked. Oh, and: She's back, and she's not 13 anymore. "I'm trying to remind myself more and more that every day is a new opportunity to shift your reality and lift your spirit," she wrote. "You are not defined by any one choice or thing. Time heals and nothing is finite. It's a process that's never too late to begin." pic.twitter.com/lcua4H076...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Celebrity, Entertainment, Buzzfeed, Cnn, Fame, Pop Culture, Rebecca Black, Viral Stars Tell All, Scottie Andrew CNN


Reason Bodies Drake & Dreamville Tracks During LA Leakers Freestyle

I tried to warn y’all TDE is about to take over 2020.…
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Indie Poppers Stars and Rabbit Hang Out "Any Day in the Park" (premiere)

With surreal visuals both blissfully soft and grand and sounds as tremendous in scale as they are sweetly simple, Stars and Rabbit make the mundane miraculous. That is, as Saad notes, by design. "Wherever and whatever circumstances we are in," he says of the sentiments behind the track, "sometimes all the comfort you need is space for your own thoughts."Out now in advance of upcoming album Rainbow Aisle, "Any Day in the Park" offers us a glimpse into the boundless imagination of Stars and Rabb...
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Learn how to use synths with this fun, free website from Ableton

Getting started with synthesisers can seem like a mountain but Ableton’s in-browser lesson makes it easy and exciting to learn the basics. Do you want to get better with electronic music, with producing and with controlling creative analogue instruments? What are wave forms and how do filters work? Ableton’s Learning Synths helps you get to grips with just this. It starts simply. There’s a box in front of you and a circle. Drag the circle around with your mouse and immediately your soun...
Tags: Music, Learning, Free, Tutorial, Website, Learn, Fun, Production, Software, Guide, Lessons, Getting Started, Ableton, Synths, Synthesizer, Synthesizers


Daniel Donato: Cosmic Country

Americana Award nominee Daniel Donato, is touring the Blue Ridge riding cosmic western style with about seven different guitars strapped to his back. A new player emerges in the instrumental-experimental-roots music world and at 23-years-old, has already established his own sound and a place as one of the greats. It all began just outside of… The post Daniel Donato: Cosmic Country appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Music, Sport, Cycling, Go Outside, Daniel Donato


‘Florida Girls’ Creator Laura Chinn Inks Lionsgate Television Overall Deal

Laura Chinn has signed an overall deal with Lionsgate Television. The deal extends Chinn’s relationship with the studio, which produces her comedy series “Florida Girls.” Chinn created the series, which airs on Pop, in addition to starring and executive producing. The first season debuted in July with Pop picking it up for a second season […]
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