The Emotions’ Pamela Hutchinson Dead At 61

Pamela Hutchinson, a member of the influential R&B group the Emotions, has died at 61. According to a statement on the Emotions' Facebook page, she passed away on Friday. "Pam succumbed to health challenges that she'd been battling for several years," the statement reads. "Now our beautiful sister will sing amongst the angels … More »
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Violent Brawl Breaks Out at Waffle House Between Staff & Customers Over Confiscated Phone

A violent brawl broke out at a Waffle House between staff members and customers over a confiscated cell phone … and the whole thing was captured on video that has since gone viral. The fight shared on Twitter over the weekend showed a group of irate customers demanding staffers return a cell phone they were apparently holding behind the counter. “Ring that one up so we can pay for that one and then you can put up that phone,” one of the women could be heard shouting,” one woman could be heard sh...
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Stream Gladie’s New Thank You Card EP

Gladie -- the new-ish project fronted by Cayetana's Augusta Koch -- released their debut album, Safe Sins, at the beginning of the year. They followed it up a few months later with the Orange Peel EP and now, a couple months after that, Gladie have put out another new EP, Thank … More »
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Loved Opera, And Opera Loved Her Back

When Justice Ginsburg’s death was reported Friday night, tributes poured in from everyone associated with the art form. “She saw her first opera — a condensed version of La Gioconda — in 1944, when she was 11, and was immediately hooked, becoming the kind of aficionado who goes to dress rehearsals, and then opening nights, and then closing nights, too, for good measure.” – The New York Times
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Neil Young Shares Archives Volume 2: 1972-1976 Tracklist

After teasing it last month, Neil Young has officially announced the release of Archives Volume 2, the follow-up to 2009's Archives set, which covered his career from 1963 through 1972. This one will feature material from Young's career spanning 1972-1976 and it will include 12 never-before-released songs, plus a cover of Joni Mitchell's … More »
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Bruce Springsteen Revisiting “Lost Albums” For New Archival Release

Next month, Bruce Springsteen is releasing a new album, Letter To You. Three of the songs on the album date back to the '70s, and in a new feature with Rolling Stone, Springsteen said that he rediscovered those tracks while going through his archives for a planned follow-up to his 1998 collection Tracks. More »
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Britain’s Kannah-Mason Family Wants To ‘Demystify’ Classical Music

The siblings, including the cellist who played at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, just recorded an album “aimed squarely at children. It is all part of their mission to demystify classical music, especially for young people.” – BBC
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The Fading Upright Pre-WWI Pianos Of Australia

In Darwin, people are leaving them on the curb as they clean out their houses before “cyclone season,” but in Hobart, the older ones are more common, and perhaps slightly more tunable. A piano tuner says, “Unless it’s a Steinway it’s not worth fixing.” – ABC (Australia)
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Fleet Foxes Posters Tease New Release On Tuesday

Posters advertising a new Fleet Foxes release have gone up in Paris, per a tweet shared on , that show something called Shore is coming out this Tuesday (9/22). Over the past year, Robin Pecknold has been debuting new songs and sharing demos, primarily through his Instagram … More »
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Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” At iHeartRadio Festival

Miley Cyrus just kicked off an album cycle with her recent single "Midnight Sky," but that hasn't stopped her from popping up seemingly everywhere to cover songs during quarantine whenever someone needs a performance. In the last couple weeks alone, she's covered Billie Eilish and Hall & Oates, and … More »
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Fleet Foxes Tease New Album Shore Out Tuesday

Posters advertising a new Fleet Foxes release have gone up in Paris, per a tweet shared on , that show a new album called Shore is coming out this Tuesday (9/22). On the band's semi-official Discord channel, Pecknold confirmed that Shore was an album and that the whole thing was coming … More »
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Patti Smith: 'I feel the unrest of the world in the pit of my stomach'

The rock star and poet on solitude, her lifelong friend Sam Shepard, and writing her latest memoirPatti Smith, rock star, poet, visual artist and writer, won the 2010 National book award with her memoir Just Kids. The Year of the Monkey, her moving postscript – about loss, serendipity, friendship and hope – is out now in paperback (Bloomsbury).Did you plan The Year of the Monkey or did it almost write itself?Truthfully, I had no goal. It was the end of 2015. I’d had concerts at the Fillmore in S...
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Unholy row as leading London church axes musicians, 'using Covid as a cover'

St Martin-in-the-Fields jettisons ensembles to focus on in-house provision at a time when freelance performers ‘on their knees’Ten London musical ensembles claim they have been “summarily dismissed” by one of the capital’s most prestigious churches in an “act of callous and unchristian behaviour”.The orchestras and choirs have put on concerts regularly at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square for 30 years, paying a hire fee for the venue and commission on ticket sales. Continue reading...
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