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Bob Dylan and New York: A Complicated, Fertile Romance + MORE

Mr. Dylan may have styled himself early on as a vagabond country boy, but those familiar with his life know he first rose to prominence as a driven folk singer in Greenwich Village coffeehouses..... More »
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Peter Oundjian on why you should never look at an e-mail twice + MORE

The accomplished musician and conductor shares some of the secrets to his success.... More »
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Bitori: Legend of Funaná - The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands (Review) + MORE

Accordion-fueled revolution reigns on the first worldwide release of an album of Cabo Verdean classics..... More »
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Corey Taylor Addresses Joey Jordison’s Departure From Slipknot + MORE

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has addressed the departure of Joey Jordison in a new interview. Though the vocalist is still barred from getting into specifics for legal reasons, Taylor said Jordison... Bringing You The Latest Aussie & International News - Reviews And Interviews .... More »
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Call for ticket touting to be criminalised + MORE

There’s a growing outcry over vastly inflated gig prices as the government prepares to publish its review of the secondary-ticketing marketSome of the music industry’s leading players are demanding that ticket touting be made a criminal offence for all UK concerts, plays and sporting events, Gua.... More »
Life is good for the four- piece band known as Lake Street Dive. In February, they released their third album, Bad Self Portraits, which debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard charts and went on to achieve widespread acclaim. They’ve already appeared on bothThe Late Show with David Letterman and The Colbert Report and headlined a sold out U…

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La Roux Announce North American Fall TourLa Roux have announced they will be heading out on a North American tour this fall.Dates can be found below.The group will be hitting the road in support of their upcoming album Trouble In Paradise that drops on July 22nd.

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Video: Nas – ‘Represent’

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Video: Nas – ‘Represent’Twenty years after its release, Nas’ Illmatic classic “Represent” gets an official video.The Queens veteran and Mass Appeal held a contest inviting fans to create the visuals. The winner, Brian Katz, was chosen to direct alongside Mass Appeal’s own Jason Goldwatch.The black-and-white clip was inspired by the soundtrack to the 1924 silent film, The Thief of Bagdad, which DJ Premier sampled on the song…

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Chris Brown’s on-off girlfriend also talks her “battle” with Rihanna and is Keira Knightley competition for Katy Perry? Find out here…

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In the recent coverage of Australian singer Sia, the oddball chanteuse turned hired-gun hitmaker turned reluctant pop star, this is what no one has talked about: Many of the songs she writes for other people — the ones that made her more famous as a songwriter than she ever was as an artist — aren’t very good…

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A day of busking saw them scouted by Metallica, and seal a record deal.

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Front-runners for award include Nunavut throat-singer Tanya Tagaq; singer-songwriter Basia Bulat; and rap artist Shad

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The singer sure does know how to rock a bold red lip on her latest cover…

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New Music: Rae Sremmurd Feat. Nicki Minaj “No Flex Zone (Remix)”
Nicki Minaj contiinues to show love to hip-hop’s newcomers. Seizing the moment, the Barbie Queen tags a new verse on to Rae Sremmurd’s club smash, “No Flex Zone.” The Mike WiLL Made It-produced beat stays the same but this song definitely just received another 3 months of radio play…

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Kerry Katona wants more children

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Singer Kerry Katona says she wants more children with her fiance George Kay. The former “Atomic Kitten” star has a three-month-old daughter Dylan-Jorge with Kay and would love to increase her brood, …

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Case Study: Illy talks rap newcomer Allday

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While Australian hip hop is locally synonymous with the suburban twang of ARIA Award winners Hilltop Hoods, 360 and Bliss N Eso, Adelaide newcomer Allday looks to be working his own grind with the release of debut LP Startup Cult.
The record debuted at #3 on the ARIA Albums chart on Saturday night, sandwiched right between unlikely pop bedfellows 5 Seconds of Summer and Ed Sheeran…

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LORDE is everything that’s right with pop music at the moment. New Zealander Ella Yelich-O’Connor is proof that square pegs can still prosper in a dumbed-down music industry.

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Making Of: DJ Cassidy And R. Kelly Talk Recording 'Make The World Go Round'

DJ Cassidy is on a mission to go back to the future.

The Manhattan-bred jockey has been toiling away at his debut album, Paradise Royale, which unites some of the most prolific musicians of the ’70s and ’80s soul era with today’s greatest voices, from Usher to Mary J. Blige to Chromeo to Robin Thicke…

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