Helen Reddy Dead At 78

Helen Reddy, the Australian singer best known for her feminist anthem "I Am Woman," has died. In a statement on Facebook, her children write, "It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Helen Reddy, on the afternoon of September 29th 2020 in Los Angeles. She … More »
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Lord Goat & Stu Bangas – “The Neighborhood” Ft. Apathy

With their new EP Final Expenses set to drop in a couple of days, Lord Goat & Stu Bangas enlist Apathy for the final single “The Neighborhood”. The post Lord Goat & Stu Bangas – “The Neighborhood” Ft. Apathy first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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#TrackoftheDay: “Man Kind”

Misty in RootsUK (1979) I’m late to the game for British reggae, for the most part. After all, it was only recently I heard this track for the first time–it was a favorite of DJ John Peel’s, and he had it on a radio program about his ten favorite tracks. It’s clear why he loved it. It’s fantastic. From the Live at the Counter Eurovision 79 live album. The live album as it stands appears to be out of print. Which sucks. However, the best place to catch the tra...
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Zendaya In Talks To Play Ronnie Spector In Biopic

Given her recent Emmy win for Euphoria roles in anticipated movies like Dune and Malcolm & Marie, it's fair to say Zendaya's acting has long since overshadowed her music career. (Justice for "Replay.") However, she seems to have found a way to bring the two pursuits together again -- and no, it's not … More »
Tags: Music, News, Justice, Zendaya, Dune, Ronnie Spector, Malcolm Marie

President Donald Trump Refuses to Denounce White Supremacy, Tells Proud Boys to “Stand Back & Stand By”

President Donald Trump outright refused to denounce white supremacy groups and appeared to use a dog whistle with his followers by telling the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.” During the first presidential debate for the 2020 election, held in Cleveland, Ohio Tuesday night (Sep. 29), moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump asked whether he would be willing to condemn white supremacist and neo-nazi groups (such as “The Proud Boys“) once and for all, and the POTUS danced around that question l...
Tags: Videos, Politics, News, Portland, Jazz, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Kenosha, Racists, Election 2020, White Supremacy, Wallace, Chris Wallace, CLEVELAND Ohio, Charlottesville Virginia

Bump of Chicken Pokemon MV Scorching Hot

Revered alternative rock group Bump of Chicken are once again the center of acclaim as they have performed for a Pokemon-centric music video, which is specially animated and features all sorts of characters from the franchise that will also likely fuel nostalgia. The music video set to Bump of Chicken’s “GOTCHA!”, amassing a formidable 1.4 […]
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Helen Reddy, Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Woman, dies aged 78

The singer, whose career was celebrated in the 2019 biopic of the same name, had been diagnosed with dementia several years agoHelen Reddy, the Australian singer best known for her anthemic 1972 hit I Am Woman, has died at 78.Reddy had been diagnosed with dementia in 2015 and had been living in a Los Angeles nursing home for professional entertainers. Continue reading...
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Frank Ocean Encourages Fans To Vote Trump Out Of Office

The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was tonight, and by all accounts it was excruciating. CNN's Dana Bash even declared it a "shitshow" on live TV. (I've been blogging all night, so I missed it, by God's grace.) … More »
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Noel Gallagher Admits “Champagne Supernova” Is Nonsense

Noel Gallagher spouted off some claptrap about refusing to wear a mask last week, but in a new interview the former Oasis guitarist and songwriter reveals he's been spouting off claptrap for decades -- and no, he wasn't referring to his many headline-generating interview quips. More »
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2nd Round Q&A With Rising Oakland Rapper HeiR

HeiR! Thanks for the consistent body of work you’ve been putting out for the past year. Before getting into the new EP, for the readers who don’t know, how long have you been making music? I been doing this since middle school when I wrote my first rhyme. Like 20 years ago lol. We have seen a major growth in your music since the last time we did a Q&A!  In your opinion, what are some major improvements in your music? I feel like my songs became a lot more structured since my last releases. It’s...
Tags: Instagram, Jazz, Bank, Oakland, BLM, Queens New York, Q&A Interviews, Heir, COVID

Bonnaroo 2021 Moved To September

Hoo boy, coronavirus is about to send ripple effects through a second festival season. One of the biggest fests of them all, Bonnaroo, just announced its 2021 edition will take place three months later than normal. More »
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Hatsune Miku Expo 2020 USA & Canada Cancelled by the Coronavirus

Likely instilling no astonishment, the Hatsune Miku Expo 2020 USA and Canada event has been cancelled as the Coronavirus is once again deemed as being responsible, a decision that will probably spawn the usual criticism and discussion surrounding the Chinese virus. The event was originally suspended back in March, with Crypton hoping the plague would […]
Tags: Health, Music, Usa, International, Events, Canada, Anime, Announcements, Cancellations, Hatsune Miku, Vocaloid, Crypton, Coronavirus

Kid Cudi Says He Disagrees With Kanye’s Politics: “If He Doesn’t Know, He Knows Now”

Kid Cudi is the subject of a new profile in Esquire pegged to his role in Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino's new HBO series We Are Who We Are. In the show, Cudi plays Richard Poythress, an American military officer stationed in Italy whose daughter is beginning to explore gender … More »
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Daddy’s Hangout 2020 NBA Finals Predictions

After what has been one long season, we are now finally down to two. The Miami Heat will battle the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2020 NBA Finals. As we all know, this has been one season for the ages with what has all went on. The Covid pandemic halted sports and it seemed like the season would be cancelled. The NBA came back on July 31st in a bubble and we have seen some exciting basketball. In the East, many thought the Bucks or Celtics would represent the East. Miami was one of five teams that...
Tags: Featured, Sports, Los Angeles, Basketball, Portland, Davis, Nba, Jazz, Anthony Davis, Houston, Denver, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, NBA finals, Andre Iguodala

Tech Talk :: Thornbucker HB/S90 combo w/ noiseless middle position 3-way

Author: Gdog Subject: Thornbucker HB/S90 combo w/ noiseless middle position 3-way Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:09 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 I have Reverend Double Agent with HB bridge and p90 neck, and I am wanting to change stock pickups to Thornbucker bridge and S90 neck. I am wanting the middle position to be noiseless. Do I need a RWRP S90, and how would I wire it? Thanks for any constructive input!
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The Latest Music Piracy: Stream-Ripping

Called stream-ripping, it accounts for 80% of copyright infringement among the biggest piracy sites, according to a recent report by the PRS. Stream-ripping websites make money from advertisers, touting a mix of legitimate products, scams and pornography. Over the past three years, the use of it has increased by 1,390%, says the report. – BBC
Tags: Art, Music, 09.28.20

Chicago Mom Stabbed 5-Year-Old Daughter to Death in Front of 8-Year-Old Daughter Who Tried to Stop Her

A Chicago woman was charged with murder after she stabbed her 5-year-old daughter to death as her 8-year-old daughter watched and pulled on her hair in a desperate attempt to try and stop her. Prosecutors said 27-year-old Simone Austin was at home Saturday morning (Sep. 26) with her two daughters when she asked the 8-year-old to leave the room. She then pulled out a serrated knife from underneath a pillow and repeatedly stabbed her younger daughter, Serenity Arrington, in the neck as her sister ...
Tags: Murder, Crime, News, Walmart, Chicago, Austin, Jazz, Cbs, Illinois, Chicago Police, Serenity, Chicago Sun Times, East Garfield Park, Family Violence, Brendan Deenihan, Serenity Arrington

Suzie True – “Bailey”

Los Angeles trio Suzie True released their debut EP, Nothing To You, a couple years ago, and they've landed at the great Philly-based label Get Better Records, which is putting out their first full-length album, Saddest Girl At The Party, at the end of November. Today, they're sharing a new single called "Bailey," a gooey … More »
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Philly, Bailey, Better Records, Suzie True

Insomniac’s drive-in Park ‘N Rave series is coming to San Bernardino

Fresh off the heels of revealing details for the 2021 installment of Beyond Wonderland, Insomniac Events has announced the launch of its weekly drive-in Park ‘N Rave Concert Series. The live music kicks off on Oct. 9-10 at NOS Events Center in San Bernardino with Factory 93 presents Maceo Plex. The 18-and-over only series will feature new EDM artists performing every weekend. Tickets for the Maceo Plex show are $200-$400 per vehicle (with up to five adults per vehicle) and are on sale now via pa...
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The Met Opera Shutdown – Time For A Needed Reset

“If this devastating shutdown forces the Met to grapple with its role in American society and to shift the overwhelmingly traditional template of its programming, then there will have been an important upside to the crisis. The prestigious, gilded Met has hardly been a trailblazer in this regard, but it could set an example for other American opera companies and orchestras to use this time to think about — and rethink — their offerings.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, 09.29.20

Watch Sharon Van Etten Cover Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt”

Sharon Van Etten has recorded a cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" for Sounds Of Saving's Songs That Found Me project, which was created in partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to highlight important conversations about mental health and how they tie into music. Van Etten covered the … More »
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Why Spotify Has Successful Artists Named ‘White Noise Baby Sleep’ And ‘Jazz Therapy For Cats’

“You’ve probably never heard of them, but Relaxing Music Therapy has had a pretty damn successful music career. At least, on Spotify. This ‘artist’ has more than 500,000 monthly listeners on the platform, all thanks to One Simple Trick: optimizing their name to show up prominently in Spotify’s search results.” – OneZero
Tags: Art, Spotify, Music, Audience, 09.22.20

Sinai Vessel – “Guest In Your Life”

It's been a bit since we've heard from Sinai Vessel, who released their most recent album, Brokenlegged, back in 2017. But today they're announcing a new full-length, Ground Aswim, which will be out at the end of October. After expanding to a full-band lineup with their last LP, Sinai Vessel is back to being Tennessee-based … More »
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Goat Girl – “Sad Cowboy”

A couple years ago, the idiosyncratic UK four-piece Goat Girl released their promising self-titled debut album, and today they're announcing its follow-up, which will be released next year. They once again teamed up with producer Dan Carey for the album, which is being introduced with lead single "Sad Cowboy," which starts out as … More »
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Fat Tony – “Je Ne Sais Quoi”

I don't always keep up with the recorded output of Houston rapper Fat Tony, but whenever I do, I'm like, "Why don't I keep closer tabs on Fat Tony?" Dude has been kicking out smart, funny, emotionally resonant hip-hop for the better part of a decade, and that's set to continue with next month's album … More »
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Westside Gunn Taps Slick Rick, Jadakiss, Just Blaze & More for ‘Who Made the Sunshine’ Tracklist

FlyGod meets Supreme Blientele, dropping Friday.
Tags: News, Jazz, 2dope, Westside Gunn, Rick Jadakiss, Supreme Blientele

Reason Announces New Album, ‘New Beginnings’ Album

The Carson rapper will drop his formal TDE debut project in October.
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Romy – “Lifetime”

The xx's Romy Madley Croft has been working on her debut solo album. She announced it on Instagram Live back in April, saying that it would be a "lot more upbeat ... not exactly going to be guitar music, but it’s going to be fun," and performing a new song called "Weightless." And … More »
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