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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 »
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Feature: Recording The Boss + MORE

Last March when Bruce Springsteen was in Sydney, he stopped into Studio 301 to cut two tracks: High Hopes, a song from LA-based Havalinas, and a cover of The Saints’ jangly Just Like Fire Would – evidently, being in the middle of a massive world tour isn’t enough work for The Boss. Nick DiDia.... More »
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‘There’ll be tears’ — Suzi’s goodbye + MORE

AFTER 50 years and 30 tours to Australia Suzi Quatro has said a tour next year will be her last. She doesn’t know why..... More »
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Jamie xx Debuts “Loud Places” Video, Plus New Song “Gosh” + MORE

Jamie xx — the elusive yet immensely talented producer behind mood music maestros The xx — will finally release his debut solo album In Colour this summer, and today he drops off more goodies from the project. First up is the video for his new single “Loud Places,” which fin.... More »
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist On Miming Super Bowl: 'I Would Do It All The Same' + MORE

While the band is fervently anti-miming, Flea explained on Wednesday that 'there was not any room for argument.' By Emily Blake .... More »
A couple of weeks ago I reviewed Bruce Springsteen’s new album, High Hopes. It’s a bit of a departure from the way he usually works — unfinished tracks from the vault, no overarching theme, a few covers, etc. — and I wanted to see if I was alone in my overall opinion, which was “Yeah, this is OK, but it’s not blowing me away…

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The festival which takes place May 3 and 4, also will feature Alabama Shakes and Violent Femmes.

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Hear Chuck Inglish and Chromeo Bond Over Cowbell on 'Legs'Cool Kids co-founder Chuck Inglish will finally release his debut solo album this spring. Convertibles is set to arrive on April 8 via Dave Sitek’s Federal Prism and Inglish’s own Sounds Like Fun imprint…

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Last time we heard from Lil Za, he was "fine" following his arrest on felony drug possession charges after an egg raid on Justin Bieber‘s home, but it seems like he wanted to get something else off his chest.
Lil Za took to Twitter on Thursday (January 16) to clear up some misconceptions about him and to comment on his current situation, which could land him prison time if prosecutors decide to pursue the case…

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In the spring of 2013, Daptone Records announced an August release date for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Give the People What They Want. Shortly afterward, plans were put on hold when Jones was diagnosed with cancer. Following a successful operation and ongoing treatment—the singer’s chemotherapy was slated to conclude at the year’s end—the group announced that they would…

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Charli XCX – “Allergic To Love” (Snuffed By The Yakuza Cover)The British singer Charli XCX is making some of the most flat-out likable dance-pop of anyone working right now, and her late-2013 single “SuperLove” promised great things from her in 2014. It did not, however, promise this. Charli has just shared a minute-long cover of “Allergic To Love,” a song by the kinda-obscure Swedish punk band Snuffed By The Yakuza, and it’s a pretty fascinating example of what heavily-processed electro-hardcore might sound like if Atari Teenage Riot hadn’t come along and fucked up that concept for everyone…

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s new album, Wanderlust, sees her collaborating with Ed Harcourt on an odd mix of colourful and melodious songs that lack an emotional centre    

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Pines tells MTV News about playing Jack Ryan: ‘He’s a man that is tough and rough, but he doesn’t normally usually fight.’

By Sophie Schillaci

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Miley Cyrus has teased details of her upcoming Bangerz tour, promising out of this world artwork and kitties in space. The hard-twerking singer has roped in John K, creator of cult Nickelodeon cartoon…

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Urban says daughters may be singers

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KEITH Urban reckons he and Nicole Kidman may have two little country music stars in the making in daughters Sunday and Faith.

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New Music: Kevin Gates “Don’t Know”
2013 was the year Kevin Gates became more than just a local Baton Rouge rap star. Powered by two critically acclaimed projects, The Luca Brasi Story and Stranger Than Fiction, the Louisiana native finally stepped into the national spotlight. Before he reveals his plans for 2014, Gates follows his tried-and-tested formula — strained and emotive delivery, a refined hook and a hardbody beat — for this brand new single, “Don’t Know…

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Warped Tour 2014 Routing Changes

– www.alterthepress.com

Warped Tour 2014 Routing ChangesDue to scheduling conflicts, the dates of the 2014 Vans Warped Tour in Salt Lake City, Denver and Texas Warped have been updated. The tour will now kick off on June 13th in Houston followed the next day, the 14th, in San Antonio and the 15th in Dallas. Then the tour hits Salt Lake City on August 2nd and the tour will conclude the next day, the 3rd in Denver…

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