Man Survives Spanish Flu, Great Depression, WWII & Now COVID-19 Just in Time for His 104th Birthday

In the midst of all the madness surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the world received some much needed good news on Wednesday (Apr. 1). A WWII veteran who had been diagnosed with the deadly virus has apparently recovered, and just in time to celebrate his 104th birthday. William Lapschies—a resident at the Edward C. Allworth Oregon Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, Oregon—was diagnosed with coronavirus in March along with 14 other residents, reports indicate. While two of the affected have since passed...
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Watch Ben Gibbard Pay Tribute To Adam Schlesinger By Covering Fountains Of Wayne

Yesterday, Adam Schlesinger passed away due to complications from coronavirus. We reflected on his career a lot today, from 11 of his lesser-known songs to his most enduring work. More »
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Italian Doctor Strangled to Death by Boyfriend Because He Falsely Thought She’d Given Him Coronavirus

An Italian doctor was strangled to death by her nurse boyfriend on Tuesday (Mar. 31) because he thought that she had given him COVID-19, Italian authorities reported. Tests were performed that found neither had contracted the virus. Antonio De Pace, 28, called police in the early hours of Tuesday to tell police that he had killed his girlfriend, 27-year-old Lorena Quaranta. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the deceased Quaranta along with De Pace, who had attempted to kill ...
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Man Upset Over Losing Job Amid Coronavirus Pandemic “Talked to God” Before Shooting Girlfriend & Killing Himself

One man is dead and a woman is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after an attempted murder-suicide on Tuesday (Mar. 31) in Pennsylvania. The man, 38-year-old Roderick T. Bliss IV, was apparently distraught over the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that he had recently lost his job. The pressures eventually took their toll, and the man snapped. He disappeared into the basement of the Northampton County home he shared with his longtime girlfriend, a 43-year-old woman who h...
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Fiona Prine Shares Update On John Prine’s Health

Last week, John Prine was hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms. His wife Fiona has just shared an update, saying that he is still "very ill" and that he has developed pneumonia in both lungs and is still on a ventilator. More »
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Thundercat Returns With New Album, ‘It Is What It Is’

With Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, Childish Gambino, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil B, & more.
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G-Eazy, Tyga, & Tory Lanez Drop NSFW “Still Be Friends” Video

But since most of us are home these days anyways... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Savageland Taps Estee Nack For Debut Single, “Dystopia”

Savageland, a new group formed by Reckognize Real, Ghost of the Machine, and Weapon ESP.
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YNW Melly Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Jail, Filing Motion For Restricted Release

YNW Melly has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus in Broward County Jail. The rapper is currently awaiting trial there for a double murder charge that he to in March 2019. On his official Instagram account, it says that he will be filing a motion for a restricted release in light … More »
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Here’s A Metalcore Cover Of Joe Exotic’s “Here Kitty Kitty”

Besides our looming end-times pandemic, Tiger King is all that anyone can talk about as of late. Titular king Joe Exotic is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence for animal abuse and federal murder-for-hire charges. (He's currently in isolation after inmates at his prison were diagnosed with COVID-19.) But Joe Exotic's songs still … More »
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The Weeknd Co-Wrote An Episode Of American Dad

The Weeknd just released a new album, After Hours, and it's been doing pretty well. He scored his and knocked Roddy Ricch off the singles chart after a 10-week reign. But that's not all the Weeknd has going on. That's right, you guessed it. He wrote … More »
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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Are my fret buzz standards too high??

Author: Suhr Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:27 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 5 You could always send it in and let us have a look at it noice wrote: Interesting thoughts; thanks for the replies! I have been debating every day for the past week if this is an actual problem with the guitar or a problem with my playing technique The annoying thing is that the weather has truly been all over the place in the month that I've had this guitar...freezing one day and mid sixties the next....
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Tech Talk :: RE: Suhr Reactive Load IR hum

Author: Suhr Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:20 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 3 KH335iCC wrote: Wish somebody would help this gentleman figure out what went wrong. I have ordered mine a few weeks ago, waiting for it to be shipped to the Chinese retailer, and I will be the first one to get it in China, this is an amazing product, and I wish I will not have this same problem then. There is user error someplace but this is not a support forum. Please contact CS from the web...
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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Is this an abnormal amount of play in an OFR trem stud?

Author: Suhr Subject: Re: Is this an abnormal amount of play in an OFR trem stud? Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:42 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 1 It's hard to tell from the video if the post is loose or the anchor is loose. Eat thing to do is contact customer support Drew7 wrote: Video below, since it's easier to see than explain... But, The trem studs, particularly on the high E side, feel rather loose in my 2013 Modern 7. The stud anchors, near as I can tell, are rock-solid a...

Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Anybody ever weighed the SSCII (silent single coil system)?

Author: Suhr Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:40 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 6 diogoguitar wrote: interesting. Then why most Suhrs are heavier than Fenders? They aren't, the SSC is a little more than 1/4 lb 4.8oz. Plus we don't use zinc blocks, we use full sized steel blocks because they simply sound better but they add a little weight. The worst sounding Fender at Fender I made as a Master builder was one of the lightest guitars I ever made.
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Tekashi 6ix9ine Released From Prison

The New York rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been released from prison. The New York Daily News reports that the New York judge Paul Engelmayer ordered 6ix9ine's release today, since 6ix9ine's asthma puts him at risk for COVID-19 exposure. 6ix9ine was reportedly removed from the prison 90 minutes before the judge's ruling was made … More »
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Troi Breeze Drops ‘Freequency’ EP

Six new tracks from the Inland Empire rapper.
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Turbo, Gunna, & Young Thug – “Quarantine Clean”

The coronavirus pandemic has brought so many areas of American life to a standstill, but the constant stream of Atlanta trap music will not change for anybody or anything. It will simply adjust. That's what's happening on "Quarantine Clean," the new single from Georgia producer Turbo, newly minted rap star Gunna, and influential enigma Young … More »
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Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Weekend During Coronavirus Quarantine

A weekly guide to maintaining a social life while social distancing.
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Music, Theater and More to Experience at Home This Weekend

Our writers offer suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we’re housebound.
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With Tours Canceled, Venues Closing, And Futures Uncertain, Musicians Flock To Twitch

Popular musician Marc Rebillet’s March 17 Twitch stream—the first in his “Quarantine Livestream Tour”—began just like his other shows: Wearing a silken robe, he improvised a series of songs based on topic suggestions from his audience. People asked for songs about the apocalypse and toilet paper. About an hour and a…Read more...
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COVID Response: Panic Buying Of Pianos?

“Many see the period of isolation as an opportunity to pursue passions that might have otherwise lain dormant. Music-learning apps and sheet music sites like nKoda have boomed, and, contrary to trends across the rest of the retail sector, so have instrument sales.” – Van
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T.C. Carson Says He Was Fired From “Living Single” After Calling Out Warner Bros. for Favoring “Friends”

It’s been over 20 years since Living Single ended and continues to be a beloved sitcom by the black community and critics. And we now know why one of its main stars abruptly left the show. In a recent interview with Comedy Hype, T.C. Carson (who portrayed Kyle Barker) revealed that he was fired from the show after voicing concerns on behalf of the entire cast to Warner Bros. and accusing the studio of favoring Friends. The cast would have concerns about scripts, character development, pay, and o...
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Jollymon – “Autocorrected Gen Y”

Oregon rapper Jollymon drops his 2nd single of 2020 with “Autocorrected Gen Y”.
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Adam Schlesinger Did The Work

It's hard to even contemplate how difficult it must be to write a song like "That Thing You Do!" Tom Hanks directed That Thing You Do! in 1996, when he was at the absolute peak of his movie-star powers. This was Hanks' "one for me," his passion project. He wrote a cinematic love letter to … More »
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MFnMelo – “Big Bet”

A self-driven banger from the Pivot Gang member.
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The best free trials to keep you entertained right now

From streaming services to education to fitness apps
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