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‘Ganges’ is the theme at music fest + MORE

The music and dance festival organised by the Swami Dayananda Saraswati Educational Trust at Manjakudi near here on Wednesday featured vedic chanting, a lecture on the greatness of the Ganges, ....... More »
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The Stone Roses Share Another New Single, ‘Beautiful Thing’ + MORE

Last month, the Stone Roses shared their first new single in more than 20 years, a not-particularly-adored cut called "All for One." Now, the "Madchester" pioneers have released a second track called "Beautiful Thing," which was recorded at Church Studios in London and produced by Paul Epworth. List.... More »
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Due To Doctor’s Orders Rihanna Canceled Her 2016 Grammy Performance + MORE

The Anti singer has been battling bronchitis and placed on 48 hour vocal rest..... More »
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Chuck Berry was a master of detail whose music defined a genre + MORE

In the later years of his career as a live performer, Chuck Berry famously toured by himself, opting to play with local musicians hired to back him for individual gigs rather than traveling with (and paying the salaries of) his own band. The idea this could suggest was that Berry’s music was easy..... More »

J.Lo’s ‘Booty’: Remix Review

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J.Lo’s ‘Booty’: Remix ReviewThe booty baton has been passed. On the just-released remix of J. Lo’s song “Booty,” featuring Iggy Azalea, the young rapper seizes the title of “top bottom.”

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On Sunday night at the MTV VMAs, Jesse Helt gave a very poignant speech, accepting the award for Best Video on behalf of Miley Cyrus.

Helt spoke about youth homelessness in this county and had Cyrus, 21, in tears hearing his touching words of raising awareness.

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MINI ALBUM REVIEW:  Brett Harris, “Mr. Sunshine”
It’s simple:  Brett Harris is Durham, North Carolina’s best kept secret that’s not so secret anymore.  A gifted multi-instrumentalist with an impressive resume, Mr. Harris releases his new four-song e.p., Mr. Sunshine, on September 9th.  Just for whetting your appetites, he’s played with The dB’s as keyboardist and guitarist; he’s also been part of the touring company that performs the Big Star 3rd and now #1 Record albums in concert…

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Rumour of Beyonce, Jay-Z in Oz

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Rumour of Beyonce, Jay-Z in OzDon’t get hysterical just yet – but if two Australian sources are to be believed, they’re coming.

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Kate Bush fans defy singer's request for no photos or video recordings She made a plea to fans to leave their filming equipment at home, but footage of Kate Bush’s first London gig has already surfaced online.

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The Orange County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday filed charges against hip-hop singer Jay ‘Young Jeezy’ Jenkins and five others for allegedly possessing an illegal assault weapon at a concert venue in Irvine, a spokeswoman said.

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Brian May Could Have Joined Sparks

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The Queen guitarist says the US duo tried to poach him in 1974.
The post Brian May Could Have Joined Sparks appeared first on MOJO.

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The musical relationship between blacks and Jews extends well beyond the Chess brothers and their commercializing of the blues in the 1950s

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Win A Deluxe Kiesza ‘Hideaway EP’ Package!Ever since we first heard her massive debut single “Hideaway,” we’ve been loving up on singer-songstress Kiesza for months now.
Recently, the fast-rising diva dropped her debut EP Hideaway which includes the runaway smash, as well as “Giant In My Heart,” her slinky R&B slow-burner “So Deep” and her haunting remake of Haddaway‘s “What Is Love…

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Critic’s Notebook: Beyoncé and Miley Cyrus Are the Talk of the EveningThe MTV Video Music Awards were dominated by relative youngsters who were barely famous enough to be at the ceremony last year to watch Miley Cyrus scandalize a nation.

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Feature: As Trillectro Grows, So Does Its Importance to D.C.
It’s uncanny how closely the development of D.C.’s budding Trillectro Music Festival follows the titles of the original Star Wars trilogy. The blend of hip-hop and EDM music’s 2012 maiden voyage was literally like A New Hope, injecting the city with a breath of fresh air. Similar to The Empire Strikes Back, its successor was a bigger deal…

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Touring in support of the new album ‘Quetzanimales,’ the band has performances in San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Cruz.

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There’s bound to be a certain amount of hype when you’re a famously reclusive recording artist with a rabid, cultish fan base and you haven’t toured since your debut, which was during the Carter administration. Read full article >>

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