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Fiancée of Man in Video Kicking Elderly Woman Says the Lady Threatened to Stab & Kill Them

The fiancée of the man who was arrested after being seen in a viral video kicking and punching a 78-year-old woman on a Bronx subway train says he was just defending himself and his family when he attacked the elderly woman. PREVIOUSLY: Man in Viral Video Kicking & Punching Elderly Woman on Subway Train Arrested Marc Gomez’s fiancée, Alicia Cox, told the New York Post that the lady threatened her and her daughter Kotoune on the northbound 2 train while they were on their way home from a birthday...
Tags: Crime, News, Marc Gomez, New York, NYC, Public Transportation, Subways, the Bronx, Viral Videos

End Of The Rainbow, Intended Replacement For Sasquatch Festival, Has Also Been Cancelled

It looks like the end of the road for End Of The Rainbow. As Billboard points out, the Seattle-area music festival has been cancelled two months ahead of its inaugural installment. I guess there wasn't actually a pot of gold there after all! … More »
Tags: News, End Of The Rainbow, Sasquatch

End of the Rainbow, Sasquatch replacement festival, ‘postponed indefinitely’

The Bassnectar-led End of the Rainbow event hoped to fill the Memorial Day weekend void at the Gorge Amphitheatre left by Sasquatch! Music Festival's cancellation.
Tags: Entertainment, Music

Dr. Dre, Who Has His Own Building At USC, Realizes He Shouldn’t Brag About His Daughter Getting Into USC

Over the weekend, Dr. Dre posted, and then quickly deleted, a photo on his Instagram page of himself and his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young holding up her acceptance letter to USC. The photo was captioned, "My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own. No jail time!!!" … More »
Tags: News, Dr. Dre

Scott Walker, pioneering art rock singer, RIP

Legendary singer Scott Walker, whose journey as a musician took him from blue-eyed soul to baroque pop to heady avant-garde experimentalism, has died at age 76. Walker counted the likes of Radiohead, Pulp, Julian Cope, and Sunn O))) as fans and collaborators. From an obituary released by Walker's record label 4AD: Noel Scott Engel (later known as Scott Walker) was born in 1943, the son of an Ohio geologist. He began his career as a session bassist, changing his name when he joined The Wal...
Tags: Post, Music, Musicians

Researchers Say Aging Cheese Exposed To A Tribe Called Quest Tastes Better

The Swiss know a thing or two about cheese, and here's their latest conclusion: It tastes better under the influence of rap music. Specifically, longterm exposure to A Tribe Called Quest results in improved flavor, which sounds about right. More »
Tags: News, A Tribe Called Quest

Joan Shelley – “I Would Be In Love (Anyway)” (Frank Sinatra Cover) & “Here In California” (Kate Wolf Cover)

The Louisville singer and songwriter Joan Shelley makes hushed, lovely, spartan acoustic music. She does that when she's recording her own songs, as on her great 2017 self-titled album, and she does it when she's recording other people's songs, too. Last year, Shelley released the covers EP Rivers & Vessels, which … More »
Tags: News, Frank Sinatra, Joan Shelley, Kate Wolf

Behind the Photo: How John Lennon and Yoko Ono Came Up With the Idea of Their Bed-In for Peace

Both performance artists, they knew that bold change requires bold action
Tags: Uncategorized, Music

Chinese Censors Cut Six LGBT Scenes From Bohemian Rhapsody

Censors in China have reportedly cut out more than two minutes of LGBT scenes from the Oscar-winning Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which opened in the country on Friday (March 22). According to CNN, Chinese censors -- who've banned portrayal of "abnormal sexual behavior," including gay and lesbian relationships in TV and film -- removed … More »
Tags: News, Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen, Rami Malek

Hello World

Enjoy Louie Zong's sweet song, just perfect to start the week with. Zong used a 2006 app called Virtual Singer.
Tags: Video, Music

Critic’s Pick: Review: Leon Botstein Dusts Off a Surreal 1930s Opera

The tireless champion of overlooked works led a concert performance of Martinu’s “Julietta” with the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
Tags: Classical Music, Opera, American Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Botstein, Leon, Martinu, Bohuslav, Julietta (Opera

Watch Vampire Weekend Cover Paul Simon’s “Late In The Evening” At London Morning Concert

Vampire Weekend are currently warming up for their summer tour, playing some intimate shows around England. A few days ago, they played their new Father Of The Bride single "Big Blue" live for the first time. Yesterday, the band debuted a new cover of Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony cut … More »
Tags: News, Paul Simon, Vampire Weekend

Mom Sues Spirit Airlines for Leaving Her Daughter Behind at the Airport

Imagine you’re a parent on an airplane, and mid-flight, you realize that your child, who was supposed to have boarded the plane with you, is nowhere to be found … and it turns out they were left behind at the airport, unbeknownst to you and your family.That’s exactly what happened to one woman from Michigan who decided to gamble with her family’s lives and fly via Spirit Airlines, and now she’s suing the company for $75,000, citing emotional distress.Detroit’s WXYZ-TV reports:The alleged inciden...
Tags: News, Travel, Airplanes, Do Better, Lawsuits, Really, Spirit Airlines, WTF

14-Year-Old & 12-Year-Old Sisters Accused of Killing Their Own Mother Say They’re Innocent

Two Mississippi girls who were arrested in connection with the murder of their mother say they are completely innocent.32-year-old Ericka Hall was found dead outside her Magnolia, Missippi home in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 5th, 2019 after being shot and stabbed multiple times.Hall’s two daughters—14-year-old Amariyona Hall and her 12-year-old sister, whose name has been withheld due to youth court laws—were taken into police custody and accused of their mother’s murder.Amariyo...
Tags: Crime, News, Trending, Videos, Amariyona Hall, Ericka Hall, Magnolia Mississippi, Mississippi, Murder, Pike County Mississippi

Barbra Streisand Clarifies Michael Jackson Comments: “I Feel Nothing But Sympathy For Them”

Barbra Streisand has faced significant backlash in the wake of controversial comments she made about the allegations of abuse against Michael Jackson. In an interview with the Evening Standard yesterday, she said that she "absolutely" believes Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the two men who claim that Jackson abused … More »
Tags: News, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson

Robocopyright: Dan Bull's rap anthem for the defeat of #Article13

Just in time for a continent-wide day of street demonstrations against Article 13 and the new Copyright Directive, British rapper Dan Bull (previously) has released a furious, amazing new song about the regulation: Robocopyright. More than a 100 MEPs have pledged to vote against the measure on Monday, and it's not too late for you to contact your MEP and tell them that you expect them to vote to defeat it.
Tags: Video, Article 11, Article 13, Copyfight, Copyright Directive, Dan Bull, Eucd, Music, Nerdcore

Barbra Streisand On Michael Jackson Allegations: “His Sexual Needs Were His Sexual Needs”

Barbra Streisand has sparked controversy after voicing her opinion on the allegations against Michael Jackson in the wake of HBO's Leaving Neverland documentary. More »
Tags: News, Barbra Streisand, Dan Reed, James Safechuck, Michael Jackson, Wade Robson

Shocking 911 Calls Released After Woman’s Racist Rant at Grocery Store: “I Called Him a Ni***r Because He Called Me a Bitch”

Corinne Terrone, the white woman who was caught on camera cursing, screaming the n-word and spitting at black people in an East Haven, Connecticut supermarket made even more racist comments while reporting the incident to police. PREVIOUSLY: White Woman Loses Job After Video Shows Her Calling Black People Ni***rs & Spitting at Them in Grocery Store The East Haven Police Department released the unedited version of her multiple 911 calls, and she can be heard using the n-word multiple times, refer...
Tags: News, 911, Connecticut, Corinne Terrone, East Haven Connecticut, Racist Rant, That's Racist, The N-word

Algorithm Gets Major-Label Record Deal

Endel is a music app that launched in Japan last November. According to a press release, the service "produces personalized sounds to help you focus and relax... The technology is backed by science and uses personal inputs such as time of day, location, heart rate, weather to create custom sound frequencies to enhance one's mood … More »
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Algorithm Gets Major-Label Distribution Deal

Endel is a music app that, according to a press release, "produces personalized sounds to help you focus and relax... The technology is backed by science and uses personal inputs such as time of day, location, heart rate, weather to create custom sound frequencies to enhance one's mood towards sleep, relaxation and focus." … More »
Tags: News, Endel

Spanish pop-goth performance featuring Freddy Krueger in high-waisted jeans

The singer is María Olvido Gara Jova, aka Alaska, performing with her band Dinarama. Along with singing in another electro-pop-goth band Fangoria, Alaska has hosted a children's TV series, appeared on a comedy sketch show, and starred in an MTV Spain reality show. This number is titled "Mi novio es un zombi" ("My Boyfriend Is a Zombie"). ( , thanks UPSO!)
Tags: Video, Funny, Horror, Music, Weird

DJ Khaled Reveals ‘Father Of Asahd’ Release Date

Wait till you hear Diddy's hyperbolic thoughts...
Tags: News, Dj Khaled

Outside Lands Announces Paul Simon Headline Set

Last year, Paul Simon wrapped up his grand farewell tour with a show in Queens, a short distance from the house where he grew up. But the farewell tour wasn't a real farewell. When he launched the tour, Simon was clear that he wasn't retiring from performing. He said that he wouldn't tour … More »
Tags: News, Outside Lands, Paul Simon

Stranger Things 3 trailer improved with cheery old-timey music

The Stranger Things 3 trailer with a delightful original score by Michael Hearst of "Songs for Ice Cream Trucks" fame. "Survive, pack up your synths! Hearst, crank up the calliope!"
Tags: Video, Funny, Music, Parody, Soundtracks, The Upside Down

Mario theme performed on violin at four levels of expertise

Level two, "Amateur", sounded so good that I suspected a joke was afoot. It was, but only the sort of joke a virtuoso like Rob Landes could pull off.
Tags: Video, Games, Humor, Mario, Music

She Raps and Sweden Listens

Silvana Imam, the lesbian daughter of refugees, is winning fans and making enemies with her strident, unapologetically political songs.
Tags: Imam, Silvana, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Rap and Hip-Hop, Music, Sweden

The True Story Behind Netflix’s Mötley Crüe Movie The Dirt

Even in the sex and drugs-crazed world of rock and roll, the stories about Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee were legendary. There were girls, girls, girls, alcohol-fueled riots, fist fights, car crashes, cocaine, heroin, mud wrestling and stadiums filled with screaming fans who wanted more of everything. In 2001, the band proved the rumors true in their X-rated, jaw-droppingly lascivious oral history The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band....
Tags: Uncategorized, Mötley Crüe, Mick Mars, Movies, Music, Netflix, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil

Ivo van Hove Unlocks a Rarely Staged ‘Diary’

His production of Janacek’s “Diary of One Who Disappeared,” little performed even in concert, comes to the Brooklyn Academy of Music on April 4.
Tags: Classical Music, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Janacek, Leos, van Hove, Ivo, The Diary of One Who Disappeared (Musical Work

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