Arctic Monkeys Reportedly Recorded A New Album Last Month

Arctic Monkeys were reportedly recording a new album last month. The band visited Butley Priory in Suffolk, England in July, and according to a post on the venue’s website, they made some music while they were there.
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Watch Chris Martin Cover Ginuwine’s “Pony”

Chris Martin has covered “Pony.” The Coldplay frontman, barefoot and wielding a guitar, busted out his rendition of Ginuwine’s eternally horny 1996 R&B jam at a bougie-looking Spotify event in the Hamptons last night. Witness Chris Martin singing “Come and jump on it/ If you’re horny let’s do it/ Ride it, my pony” below.
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‘A way to be heard’: the New Zealand Pasifika youth subculture devoted to emergency sirens

Siren kings battle their way through several carefully judged rounds to establish who has the loudest, clearest sound On the streets of south Auckland, Pasifika youth equipped with plastic siren cones have created a new sound – one that stormed TikTok, and took over a moment in pop music. Sometimes disparaged or dismissed, they say their work with sirens is more than just a sound or a hobby. It’s also about community, creativity and respite from struggle.These are the Siren Kings – a street sub...
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Watch Wu-Tang Clan Perform With The Colorado Symphony Orchestra At Red Rocks

Artists who play the famously gorgeous Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado occasionally have the pleasure of being backed by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. The Flaming Lips performed the entirety of The Soft Bulletin with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra a few years back, and, uh, Ariel Pink performed with their string section in 2015. Yesterday, it was the Wu-Tang Clan’s turn, playing hits like “Protect Ya Neck” and “C.R.E.A.M.” with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra as their backing band and Big...
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Live Nation To Require Vaccination Or Negative COVID Test At Concerts & Festivals Starting In October

Just last week, Live Nation announced a new COVID policy mandating that all US employees be vaccinated by October and allowing artists playing Live Nation shows to require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test at the door. But now, Rolling Stone reports, the concert promoter has already updated its policy to take the onus off of the artists: Starting October 4th, Live Nation will require all artists, crew, and attendees to show proof of full vaccination or a negative test at concerts and...
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Meishou Dotou Meekly Bounces Into Uma Musume

Uma Musume has introduced quite the brood mare as the smartphone title has recently unveiled the sweet Meishou Dotou, a rather shy girl lacking in self confidence (but not so much in the chest region) that will have players more than eager to help boost her sense of self worth. The bouncy pony girl’s first […]
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Kano review – rage, joy and seriously pre-pandemic vibes

Shepherd’s Bush Empire, LondonThe grime hero makes an impassioned return to the stage with brass, strings, gospel – and a moshpit making up for lost timeFive singers stand at the lip of the stage, sweet gospel harmonies filling the west London theatre. “Suck your, suck your, suck your mum,” they intone as the crowd hoot and whistle, “Yeah I said it – suck your mum!”SYM is a track from Kano’s Mercury-nominated 2019 album Hoodies All Summer, just one on which the east Londoner – one of the UK’s mo...
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Nicki Minaj and husband sued by woman who accused him of rape

Woman alleges rapper and Kenneth Petty have been harassing her to force her to recant her storyThe rap superstar Nicki Minaj and her husband, Kenneth Petty, have been sued by the woman he was accused of raping in 1994 after allegedly harassing her to recant her story.The woman, now 43, alleged she was attacked at knifepoint as a 16-year-old in Queens, New York City, by Petty. Continue reading...
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‘This is a public health issue’: can Covid-era music festivals ever be safe?

After backlash over the 100,000-plus crowd of mostly unmasked faces at Chicago’s Lollapalooza, festival organisers reckon with a safe way forwardIt could have been an image from 2019 – a sea of mostly unmasked faces, shoulder to shoulder, singing to live music in Chicago’s Grant Park. The mass gathering of about 100,000 people daily for Lollapalooza 2021, one of the country’s most prominent music festivals, featuring Foo Fighters and Post Malone, on the last weekend of July was a welcome sight t...
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