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Fall Out Boy’s New Song “Uma Thurman” Blends Handclaps, The ‘Munsters’ Theme & An Undeniable Chorus: Listen + MORE

Fall Out Boy's New Song "Irresistible": Listen Hear another 'American Beauty/American Psyco' track from FOB. .... More »
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Sonic shards and dance-fuelled beats from Jaga Jazzist in London + MORE

The Norwegian collective’s Roundhouse gig showcased their synth-fuelled multi-instrumentalism.... More »
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It's no Christmas No 1, but AI-generated song brings festive cheer to researchers + MORE

‘Neural karaoke’ program can take any digital photo and transform it into a computer-generated singalongIt will not, if there is any certainty left in the world, top the charts this Christmas. But what it lacks in party hit potential, it more than makes up for with its unique, if vaguely unsettl.... More »
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The latest iPhone update will include a David Bowie emoji + MORE

The latest iPhones may not be the most convenient model Apple’s put out — unless you don’t mind rocking basket earrings for your ‘buds — but an upcoming software update promises a nice treat for us diehard music lovers. As Metro points out, iOS 10.2 will feature a new .... More »
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Foals are back to play their first UK Club tour in two years + MORE

Foals are back to play their first UK Club tour in two years. The Oxfordshire five-piece are finally back with a highly anticipated new album ‘What Went Down’, together with their first full blown UK Club tour in over two years. The boys return with a highly charged fourth album that is set to .... More »
Yonder Mountain String Band have announced that Jeff Austin will be leaving the the group. The band released a statement on theirFacebook page this afternoon that reads:

Yonder Mountain String Band is all about family, and through the support of our family of fans, we have been able to play music for you for the past 15 years…

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The 101 Strangest Records on Spotify: Peter Walker  "Second Poem to Karmela" or Gypsies Are ImportantMeet the inhouse trip accompanist of LSD guru Timothy Leary, and his second far-out album Born into a deeply musical family, and a fanatically keen guitar player from a young age, Boston-born Peter Walker was a 28-year-old veteran of the San Francisco and Greenwich Village folk scenes (and a friend of the late Karen Dalton) when he was introduced to LSD guru Timothy Leary in 1965…

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Never has the separation between on-stage and off-stage personas been as blurry as it will be on the foggy stage of Joe’s Bar, as the fictional, wanna-be country music stars of ABC’s “Nashville” prepare to show off their far from fictional talents.

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Watch the video for new London Grammar single ‘Sights’London Grammar have released a music video for their new single ‘Sights’.
The video sees the lovely brooding trio (Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman, and Dot Major) performing the track to thousands of people in concert, before cutting to themselves in the audience.
The song is the sixth (yes, the sixth) tracked to be taken from their If You Wait album, which hit number two in the charts last year…

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Now band of drones that can play music

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A team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs – and the end result sounds surprisingly great. The company said that the …

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‘I do not see myself as a female rapper anymore,’ MC tells MTV News.

By Emily Blake

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Singer-songwriter Mason Jennings found the path to his future at an early age. Growing up in Pittsburgh, he saw music as his salvation.

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Steve Backer, Advocate for Jazz Records, Dies at 76Mr. Backer, who ran jazz programs at major record labels, shaped the careers of musicians like Anthony Braxton and Henry Threadgill, as well as crossover bands like the Brecker Brothers.

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Dionne Farris + The Russell Gunn Quartet: 10 April 2014 - New York (Review)Exploring jazz with the Russell Gunn Quartet, Dionne Farris is clearly in full bloom.

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Earlier this month, Chicago house music legend Frankie Knuckles passed away at the age of 59. In celebration of his storied legacy as the scene’s quintessential “godfather”, UK’s The Horrors covered Knuckles’ seminal 1987 single “Your Love” during a recent Maida Vale studio session for BBC Radio 1…

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Cheo Feliciano, a Grammy-winning salsa singer whose career spanned six decades and encompassed romantic boleros and masterful work as a sonero, a vocalist who improvises rhymes and melodies over thunderous rhythms, died April 17 in a car accident in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 78. Read full article >>

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Jerry Dammers to be honoured in South Africa for Free Nelson MandelaMan behind song that became an anti-apartheid anthem to receive award for outstanding work benefiting the countryIt is arguably one of the most effective political songs in pop history. Just over 30 years ago, in March 1984, Jerry Dammers released Free Nelson Mandela with his band the Special AKA, and this straightforward, cheerful but angry demand for the release of South Africa’s most celebrated political prisoner became a top 10 hit in the UK, a bestseller across Europe and a no 1 in New Zealand…

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