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Interview with musician and artist Genesis P-Orridge

Since the 60s Genesis P-Orridge has been the mastermind behind artist collective COUM Transmissions and seminal music acts Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV. Beyond that, P-Orridge has had an astonishing career in the visual arts, founding an artist collective called Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, as well as helming the infamous pandrogeny project in, which P-Orridge and deceased partner Lady Jaye went through ongoing plastic surgery sessions to resemble each other in an attempt to, as New York's...
Tags: Art, Post, Music, England, New York, London, News, Interviews, California, Scotland, Time, United States, Buckingham Palace, ICA, William, Kathmandu


‘This Land Is Your Land’ Is Still Private Property, Court Rules

A federal judge shot down a challenge to the copyright of the Woody Guthrie folk anthem, blocking an attempt to put it in the public domain.
Tags: Music, News, Woody Guthrie, Royalties, Guthrie, Woody, Copyrights and Copyright Violations, This Land Is Your Land (Song


Raisens File Countersuit Against Lizzo Over “Truth Hurts” Credit

Lizzo just took a DNA test, turns out she's 100% getting sued. Late last year, producers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen accused Lizzo of plagiarism, claiming that the famous "100% that bitch" line in her hit song "Truth Hurts" came from an April 2017 they did with Lizzo, Yves Rothman, and Jesse Saint John … More »
Tags: Music, News, Lizzo, Justin, Justin Raisen, Jeremiah Raisen, Jesse Saint John, Raisens File Countersuit Against Lizzo, Lizzo Yves Rothman


In One of His Final Official Royal Duties, Prince Harry Records Song With Bon Jovi

(LONDON) — Prince Harry joined Jon Bon Jovi at Abbey Road Studios in London on Friday as the singer recorded a charity single to support the foundation that oversees the Invictus Games — a multinational sports event for sick and injured servicemen. The prince and the popstar greeted each other at the studio where the Beatles recorded a string of iconic albums. Bon Jovi was re-recording his 2019 single “Unbroken’’ in aid of the foundation that oversees the sporting event founded by ...
Tags: Music, London, News, Uncategorized, Harry, British Royals, Bon Jovi, Jon Bon Jovi, Abbey Road Studios, Onetime, Harry The


This Was a Huge Week for Music Videos. Here’s What to Make of the 5 Biggest Drops

Some might say the music video had its heyday in the mid-2000s, when MTV’s Total Request Live was required viewing for young millennials and Britney Spears ruled the charts. But the music video in 2020 is just as — if not more — powerful as a vehicle for an artist and their message. Consider this week, which saw the release of visual statements from five of the biggest acts in the world: Lady Gaga, BTS, Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and J Balvin. Each of them has something major to announce: F...
Tags: Music, News, Youtube, Uncategorized, Colombia, Mtv, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Swift, Gaga, Joanne, Suga, Jin, Rojo, Jimin, Balvin


Justin Bieber Got an Unlikely Assist From a Los Angeles Laker

JaVale McGee has two N.B.A. championships to his name. Now, as a budding music producer, he also has a credit on a Bieber hit.
Tags: Music, News, Justin Bieber, Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, James, Bieber, Justin, JaVale McGee, McGee, Boyd, LeBron, Los Angeles Laker, National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles (Calif, Jason (Poo Bear


Monsta X Pushes Against Boundaries in ALL ABOUT LUV, K-Pop’s First All-English Album in a Decade

The members of K-pop group Monsta X entered the interview room as though it were the set of a music video: fully hair-and-makeup-ready, some wearing clothes identical to the attire they wore in the video for one of their latest releases, “Middle of the Night.” Kihyun donned a checkered coat with bright yellow stripes and a green collar, Minhyuk a light brown coat with a dark tiger print. The group had just completed a Q&A on Facebook Live, after more than a week of non-stop interviews ...
Tags: South Korea, Music, News, Montana, Boston, Uncategorized, Turkey, Pitbull, Hollister, Facebook Live, Riverdale, Monsta, Bruno Mars Versace, Hyung, Wonho, Shownu Minhyuk Kihyun Hyungwon Joohoney


Prince Harry treads in Beatles’ footsteps on Abbey Road visit

Harry poses with Jon Bon Jovi and choir members during recording of charity single The Duke of Sussex joined Jon Bon Jovi on a rainy London zebra crossing to recreate the Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover at the recording of a charity single.In one of his final engagements before stepping back as a working royal, Harry attended a re-recording of Bon Jovi’s song Unbroken, performed with the Invictus Games Choir to raise money for the international multi-sport event for injured or sick military pers...
Tags: Music, London, UK News, Culture, Monarchy, Prince Harry, Harry, Bon Jovi, Jon Bon Jovi, Duke of Sussex


BTS Cancels Seoul Concert Series as South Korea Grapples With Coronavirus Outbreak

(SEOUL, South Korea) — K-pop superstars BTS canceled an upcoming concert series in South Korea’s capital as the country that exports entertainment worldwide tries to contain a soaring virus outbreak. It follows a near-shutdown of entertainment in hard-hit parts of China, the world’s second-biggest economy and second-biggest box-office market. BTS, which performed at the Grammys and at New York’s Grand Central Terminal for “The Tonight Show” in recent weeks, is seen as an emblem of South Kor...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Music, Japan, New York, News, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Disney, Beijing, Shanghai, James Bond, Tokyo, Seoul, Grammys


'She exists out of time': Umm Kulthum, Arab music's eternal star

With a voice adored by Bob Dylan, Robert Plant and millions across the Arab world, Umm Kulthum rejected gender norms with her powerful, political music. But can her 90-minute songs work in a new stage musical?You hear the Umm Kulthum cafe before you see it. Violins swoon and a monumental voice surges from a doorway in Cairo’s Tawfiqia neighbourhood. Outside, couples smoke shisha on plastic chairs, dwarfed by two immense golden busts depicting the singer known variously as “the star of the east”,...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Africa, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Pop and rock, Bob Dylan, Shakira, Cairo, Maria Callas, Umm Kulthum, Bob Dylan Robert Plant, Tawfiqia


BTS Cancel Korea Concerts Over Coronavirus Concerns

BTS have cancelled a string of tour dates in Korea because of the coronavirus pandemic. The shows -- which would have opened their world tour in support of their most recent album Map Of The Soul: 7 -- were scheduled to take place at Seoul's Jamsil Olympic Stadium on 4/11, 4/12, 4/18, and … More »
Tags: Music, News, Korea, Seoul, Bts, Jamsil Olympic Stadium


Spotify polishes its Apple interface with refreshed icons

There's no official timetable for when the update will reach Android platforms
Tags: Ios, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater


Damaged City 2020 Lineup

Washington, DC's Damaged City is one of America's great hardcore and punk festivals -- a truly cool way to experience some of our best and most overlooked DIY bands in a single two-day marathon. I went a couple of years ago, and it ruled. The Damaged City organizers have just announced … More »
Tags: Music, News, America, Washington Dc, Damaged City


Listen to Cyndi Lauper's incredible isolated vocals for "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"

In 1983, Cyndi Lauper transformed Robert Hazard's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" into a new wave pop anthem that Gillian G. Gaar described as a "strong feminist statement", an "anthem of female solidarity," and a "playful romp celebrating female camaraderie" in her book She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll (2002). Above, listen to Lauper belt it out in the isolated vocal track from the recording session. Also worth a listen, the original "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" as sung Ha...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Cyndi Lauper, Lauper, Gillian G Gaar, A Cappella


Plácido Domingo says harassment apology gave 'false impression'

Spanish opera singer says his words had been misunderstood after apology triggers backlashPlácido Domingo has rowed back on an apology he made over sexual harassment allegations just two days earlier, after his mea culpa triggered a backlash and cancellations in Spain.The Spanish opera singer, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, apologised on Tuesday for “the hurt” caused to his accusers, saying he accepted “full responsibility” for his actions. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Music, Spain, World news, Culture, Classical Music, Opera, Sexual Harassment, Placido Domingo, Domingo


Two People Were Shot At Diplo’s Concert In Brazil

Two people were shot during Diplo's set at a Carnival street party in São Paulo, Brazil last night. The Sun reports that a man and a woman were shot in an altercation over what appears to be an attempted theft. More »
Tags: Music, News, Brazil, Diplo, Sao Paulo Brazil


May Everyone Be Fast Enough to Run Like the Wind Alongside These Hilarious Speedy ‘Javelina’ Memes

While cheetahs may be known as the fastest land animal, a little javelina spotted dashing through the streets of Tucson, Ariz. may be coming for its crown. The little desert-dwelling mammals, also known as collared peccaries, are native to southern Texas and Arizona and despite what one Twitter user suggests, they are not “cheetah pigs” or any type of pig, according to the Desert Museum, despite the fact that they look distinctly pig-like. They have many distinct physical characteristics an...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Texas, News, Animals, Uncategorized, Viral, Arizona, Don, Tucson, TUCSON Ariz, Kolb, Matthew Wilder, Gasolina, Javelina, Charli XCX Vroom Vroom


Bernie Sanders Announces LA Rally With Public Enemy

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have no doubt witnessed the recent momentum of Bernie Sanders' campaign to become the Democratic nominee for president. Already a beloved figure, he's leapt to the front of the pack. And perhaps it comes as no surprise regardless that a lot of young artists have thrown … More »
Tags: Music, News, Public Enemy, Sarah Silverman, Dick Van Dyke, Bernie Sanders, LA Rally With Public Enemy


That Viral ‘Shallow’ Singer Who Stunned the Internet Has Blessed Us With a Full Performance

Charlotte Awbery blew the internet’s collective mind earlier this month when she challenged Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga for the best version of “Shallow”, the Oscar-winning song from their 2018 remake of A Star Is Born. Now, Awbery is back to defend her viral fame with a full performance. It all started with Awbery simply making her way through a subway tunnel when she suddenly had a microphone and camera shoved in her face. It was part of British comedian Kevin Freshwater’s video series c...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, Uncategorized, Bradley Cooper, Viral, Lady Gaga, Ellen Degeneres, DeGeneres, Freshwater, Onetime, Kevin Freshwater, Clickmonsters, Charlotte Awbery, Awbery


The real lyrics to Elton John's "Tiny Dancer"

In the video above, Demi Adejuyigbe, most famous for his fantastic dances to Earth, Wind, & Fire's "September" (example below), reveals the true lyrics of Elton John's Tiny Dancer.
Tags: Video, Music, News, Funny, Elton John, Demi Adejuyigbe, Hold Me Closer


David Roback, co-founder of Mazzy Star, RIP

David Roback, who co-founded the wonderful neo-psych band Mazzy Star, died yesterday. He was 61. Roback, a member of the 1980s Paisley Underground bands Rain Parade and Opal, rose to fame with Mazzy Star through his collaboration with singer-songwriter Hope Sandoval. All of Mazzy Star's albums are sublime but it was 1993's "So Tonight That I Might See" that blew up with the above single Fade Into You. The duo went on hiatus in 1997 but reformed in 2012 and released "Seasons In Your Day," a qui...
Tags: Post, Video, Music, News, The Times, Musicians, Los Angeles Times, David Roback, Opal, Guitarists, Mazzy Star, Roback, Fade Into You


What to See and Experience in New York City This Spring

Broadway shows, Davóne Tines’s arias, Davido’s Afrobeats, Oona Doherty’s solos: what our critics and writers are looking forward to this season.
Tags: Music, News, New York City, Dancing, Broadway, Stagecoach, Opera, Richard, Wagner, Caroline, Pam, New York City Ballet, Ambrose, Davido, Doherty, Big Ears Festival


Liverpool to honour George Harrison with woodland walk memorial

Green space in Allerton will feature works by local artists inspired by his lyricsA memorial green space honouring the Beatles guitarist George Harrison is to open in Liverpool next year.The project, named the George Harrison Woodland Walk, was announced on Tuesday on what would have been the late musician’s 77th birthday. It will be built on a 12-acre site in Allerton in the south of Liverpool, close to the suburb of Wavertree where he grew up. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, George Harrison, The Beatles, UK News, Cities, Culture, Labour, Liverpool, Green space, City Mayors, Allerton, Wavertree, George Harrison Woodland Walk


Singer Duffy says she was raped, drugged and held captive

Welsh singer made statement on Instagram saying she was held captive for several daysAimee Duffy, the Welsh pop singer known as Duffy who retreated from the public eye following her hugely successful debut album Rockferry, has said she was drugged, held captive and raped by an unidentified person.In a statement on her official Instagram account she said: “The truth is, and please trust me I am OK and safe now, I was raped and drugged and held captive over some days. Of course I survived. The rec...
Tags: Music, Crime, Instagram, UK News, Culture, Pop and rock, Duffy


David Roback, Mazzy Star co-founder, dies aged 61

Roback, a producer, guitarist and keyboardist, played a leading role in the neo-psychedelic revival of the 1980s and ’90sThe Mazzy Star co-founder and multi-instrumentalist David Roback has died, a representative for the band announced Tuesday. He was 61. A cause of death has not yet been released.A producer, guitarist and keyboardist, Roback formed Mazzy Star alongside Hope Sandoval. The pair would go on to write all of the group’s songs. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, World news, US news, Culture, David Roback, Mazzy Star, Roback, David Roback Mazzy Star


Duffy Explains Years-Long Absence, Reveals She Was “Raped, Drugged And Held Captive”

The Welsh pop singer Duffy has not released new music in 10 years. Today she shared some devastating news about why. In a message posted to Instagram, the artist born Aimee Anne Duffy explained that she took a long hiatus from music after being drugged, raped, and held captive for several days. More »
Tags: Music, News, Duffy, Aimee Anne Duffy


Pop star Duffy says she was raped, drugged and held captive

Welsh singer made statement on Instagram saying she was held captive for several daysAimee Duffy, the Welsh pop singer known as Duffy who retreated from the public eye following her hugely successful debut album Rockferry, has said she was drugged, held captive and raped by an unidentified person.In a statement on her official Instagram account she said: “The truth is, and please trust me I am OK and safe now, I was raped and drugged and held captive over some days. Of course I survived. The rec...
Tags: Music, Crime, Instagram, UK News, Culture, Pop and rock, Duffy


Disclosure of Plácido Domingo Allegations Scuttles $500,000 Deal

The opera superstar was discussing an agreement to pay the performers’ union to limit statements about its sexual misconduct investigation, but the arrangement fell apart after details were leaked.
Tags: Music, News, Finances, Associated Press, Opera, Sexual Harassment, Placido Domingo, Apologies, Domingo, American Guild of Musical Artists, Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Organized Labor, Placido, Debra Katz, Raymond Menard


Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Thirty-Nine

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Thirty NineThere’s never a shortage of anything for Jon and Rob to talk about and for you to sink your teeth into when you listen.  And as usual, the boys set about trying (key word) to understand to understand a world going insane while discussing things rationally…  On this show,  they dissect the football playoffs; the nasty stanch of politics and of Gwyneth Paltrow’s candle (!); the passings of Neil Peart and Buck Henry; the u...
Tags: Food, Art, Books, Podcast, Music, Politics, Television, Film, Theatre, Sports, Cnn, Current Events, Rob, Gwyneth Paltrow, Houston Astros, Popdose


There’s No Takeover Quite Like a BTS Takeover

As K-Pop icons BTS promote their new album Map of the Soul: 7, which was released on Friday, they took over New York’s Grand Central Station for a performance for The Tonight Show. The band took over the late night talk show, riding the subway around the city with host Jimmy Fallon for Monday night’s episode of The Tonight Show. To cap off the evening, the iconic main hall of New York’s busy train station was cleared out for a special performance by the beloved band. The seven band members ...
Tags: Music, New York, News, Jimmy Fallon, Uncategorized, Late Night Television, The Tonight Show, Bts, K Pop, Katz, Deli, Grand Central Station, Onetime, Clickmonsters



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