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  • Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change - New York Times

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    Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change
    New York Times
    Musicians are known for speaking out on issues like human rights, politics and the environment. They are less known for speaking out about how the music business itself should operate. That may be changing. When Taylor Swift publicly rebuked Apple in ...
    Inside Spotify's Plan to Take On Apple MusicFast Company
    Found! A Music Label That Will Actually Tell Us How Apple Music Is Doing!Re/code
    Apple Music Might Not Stream The Songs You Want It ToPopular Science
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  • Enter Sound Man: An Insider's Look at Baseball's Walk-Up Music - New York Times

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    Enter Sound Man: An Insider's Look at Baseball's Walk-Up Music
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    Mike Castellani put aside his pregame dinner, leaned back and smiled. Dressed in a blue polo shirt and gray jeans and twirling a pair of eyeglasses in his hand, he was as ready as he would ever be for the music to begin. Castellani has been the sound ...




  • Windows 10's weirdly disjointed music, video, and store apps - Ars Technica

  • Ars Technica

    Windows 10's weirdly disjointed music, video, and store apps
    Ars Technica
    The Music and Video apps have shed the Xbox branding that they used in Windows 8 and are now "Groove Music" and "Movies and TV." If we thought the effort to sell was a little too overwhelming in the Windows 8 apps, the Windows 10 ones swing too far in ...
    Groove Music Heads to Android, Xbox One and WebThurrott.com (blog)

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  • Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge inks new five-year contract - Los Angeles Times

  • Los Angeles Times

    Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge inks new five-year contract
    Los Angeles Times
    Underscoring the shift, U.S. album sales fell 4% in the first half of 2015 compared with the same period last year, according to figures from Nielsen Music. Meanwhile the number of streams through Internet audio and video services soared more than 90%.
    Universal Music Group Chairman Extends Contract Through 2020Variety
    Universal Music Group Extends CEO Lucian Grainge's Contract 'At Least' Through ...Billboard

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  • Why Apple Music and Spotify are Coke and Pepsi - The Next Web

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    Why Apple Music and Spotify are Coke and Pepsi
    The Next Web
    Spotify's big concerns should be and are turning more users of its free product into paying customers, keeping artists on its platform and avoiding the nightmare scenario where its music industry patrons put their boot on its neck and laugh as it ...

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  • Background music may influence your spending habits - Science /AAAS

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    Background music may influence your spending habits
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    Background music in restaurants and stores may be having a more profound effect on you than you think. In a new study, researchers placed 10 volunteers in different rooms with music from one of three regions—the United States, China, or India—playing ...




  • Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July - NPR

  • Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July
    NPR
    Recommended Dose, our monthly column of the best in underground dance music, took June off while we argued over our favorite tracks of the first half of 2015. (You can see them here and listen to them here.) So we broke the rules and included a few ...

    and more »



  • Apple Music is a mess, and it's alienating the company's biggest fans - Business Insider

  • Business Insider

    Apple Music is a mess, and it's alienating the company's biggest fans
    Business Insider
    Longtime Apple watcher Jim Dalrymple wrote about his experiences last week, saying that the Apple Music app on his phone deleted more than 4,000 songs after presenting a bunch of confusing options that were hard to override. (He later got most of it ...

    and more »



  • Tourism industry pays to push Mile of Music's reach - Appleton Post Crescent

  • Appleton Post Crescent

    Tourism industry pays to push Mile of Music's reach
    Appleton Post Crescent
    APPLETON – Mile of Music, like Octoberfest, draws mostly locals. Tourism officials, however, believe that the festival has the potential to become a bona fide attraction that can boost both tourist spending and Appleton's reputation in the upper Midwest.

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  • Naperville-area teens play it forward through their music - Chicago Daily Herald

  • Chicago Daily Herald

    Naperville-area teens play it forward through their music
    Chicago Daily Herald
    Abinaya Ramakrishnan, 15, gives a viola lesson to Aditya Tolia, 12, of Naperville at the Alive Center in Naperville. Abinaya and a few other Naperville-area teens have started a nonprofit called The Muzic Academy to provide low-cost music lessons to ...






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  • The Good Listener: How Do I Play DJ Without Embarrassing Myself?
  • You're in the passenger seat. The driver asks you to pick the music. What's an insecure DJ to do?



  • With 'Faded Gloryville,' Lindi Ortega Explores The Rougher Edges Of Fame
  • It's hard to believe a sound so country and Americana is coming out of Ontario — NPR's Scott Simon speaks with singer Lindi Ortega about her new album, Faded Gloryville.



  • What Does It Mean To Be A Child Prodigy In Jazz?
  • Christian McBride, host of Jazz Night In America, examines the piano phenomenon Joey Alexander, his classmate Joey DeFrancesco and his own experience as a hotly tipped young talent.



  • World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: First Aid Kit
  • The folk-pop sister act caps off World Cafe's visit to Stockholm.



  • Songs We Love: Gold, 'Wake Of The World'
  • This skeletal rock song is a brilliantly written reminder that, while life is good, it could be so much better.



  • Skitch Henderson On Piano Jazz
  • Henderson, the original Tonight Show bandleader, also worked as a piano soloist on Frank Sinatra's and Bing Crosby's radio shows. Hear a session from 1992.



  • Viking's Choice: The Hand, 'Slow Bullet'
  • Featuring a former member of Low, this barn-burner howls like Crazy Horse gone noise-rock.



  • In The Middle Of A Whirlwind, Miranda Lambert Shares The Spotlight
  • Forget tomatogate. Put aside the still-fresh news of her divorce. When Miranda Lambert played the tiny stage at Nashville's 3rd & Lindsley last week, she put the focus on fellow female songwriters.



  • KCRW Presents: Baio
  • Danceable strings! Orchestral pop! It's the bassist from Vampire Weekend, back and with vigor.



  • David Hyde Pierce On Song Travels
  • The TV and Broadway star performs his favorite standards and talks Beethoven, rap and Spamalot.



  • Shamir: Tiny Desk Concert
  • The singer's disco-infused funk and soul gets stripped down to a lone voice with a guitar, surrounded by an admiring throng of NPR staffers, interns and friends.



  • Mac DeMarco Explains His Mini-Album Of Love Songs, Track By Track
  • The lived-in, sun-bleached songs on Another One explore adjacent angles on love that's simply not going to work out.



  • Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July
  • This month's mix features boogie from Australia, funk and techno from London, deep house from Paris, broken beats from Berlin, and a remix of one of last year's most memorable songs.



  • Jason Isbell Has Conquered Fear, But He's Still Learning About Himself
  • The country artist's chart-topping new album, Something More Than Free, comes at a turning point in his life.



  • Buddy Emmons, The Pedal-Steel Guitarist Who 'Taught Everybody To Play,' Has Died
  • The legendary musician worked with everyone from Ray Price to Ray Charles while making a complicated instrument seem effortless. He died Wednesday at 78.





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  • Lynn Anderson, “Rose Garden” Hitmaker, Dead at 67
  • Lynn Anderson, who earned a Grammy with her 1970 hit, “Rose Garden,” died Friday (July 31) in Nashville’s Vanderbilt Medical Center at the age of 67. Lynn Rene Anderson was born Sept. 26, 1947 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to noted songwriters Liz and Casey Anderson. She grew up in Sacramento, California. Apart from her... Read more »



  • Size Doesn’t Matter to A Thousand Horses
  • It’s been an exceptional year for A Thousand Horses, who have seen most of the U.S. from their tour bus while opening shows in arenas and amphitheaters for headliner Darius Rucker. However, the band got its start in the clubs, and the members say it’s fun to go back to the smaller venues. “It’s awesome,”... Read more »



  • CMA Songwriters Series Reveals More Than Songs
  • When you put four country songwriters up on a stage together and give them microphones, they’re going to do more than play you hit songs. They’re going to let you in on some secrets of the music business. And that’s just what happened on Thursday night (July 30) at Joe’s Bar in Chicago when Brett... Read more »



  • Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett Looking for Mermaids
  • So … Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett walk into a mermaid bar. That quip is hardly the start of a joke. They actually did walk into a mermaid bar, and the evidence is a hilarious photo posted on Bentley’s Instagram page of them at the legendary Sip ‘N Dip Tiki Lounge at the O’Haire Motor... Read more »



  • Hunter Hayes to Appear on Bella and the Bulldogs
  • All Hunter Hayes has to do for his acting debut is play Hunter Hayes, so you know he will totally nail it. Hayes is going to play himself in an upcoming episode of Nickelodeon‘s Bella and the Bulldogs. He is in Los Angeles this week filming his scenes, according to Entertainment Tonight. The show is... Read more »



  • Why Jake Owen’s Used Car Is So Pricey
  • When a representative for Jake Owen posted a link to the Craigslist ad that lists the singer’s old Jeep, a lot of people were questioning why it was so expensive. It is, after all a 25-year-old car. Then again, this 1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer belonged to Owen. But that’s not why it he is asking... Read more »



  • Yes, Shania Twain Is Blond
  • “I thought that was Faith Hill.” “Who is that?” “There’s no way that is Shania.” Those were just a few of the comments I saw when I posted some photos from Shania Twain‘s Chicago show at the Allstate Arena on Wednesday night (July 29). It was all about the blond. So after a 22-song set,... Read more »



  • Miranda Lambert, RaeLynn Skip the Makeup
  • I couldn’t help but smile when I saw this Instagram photo of Miranda Lambert with one of her favorite country gals and dearest friends, the always adorable RaeLynn. The two are “smizing” (that’s smiling with your eyes, according to supermodel Tyra Banks) behind two mugs of coffee with some pretty rocking messy hair and makeup-free... Read more »



  • Steel Guitarist and Inventor Buddy Emmons Dead at 78
  • Fabled steel guitarist Buddy Emmons — whose sweeping, lyrical flourishes elevated such stylistically disparate classics as Ray Price’s “Night Life” and Judy Collins’ “Someday Soon” — has died at his home in Hermitage, Tenn., at the age of 78. The exact date of his death has not yet been disclosed. Born Jan. 27, 1937 in... Read more »



  • Craig Campbell’s Wife Encouraged Sexy New Video
  • This is one way to get over the awkward sexy scenes with a stranger: Invite your wife. Craig Campbell’s brand new video for “Tomorrow Tonight,” which premiered Thursday (July 30) on CMT, is sexy as hell. It features him flirting and ultimately carrying on bare-chested in bed with a woman who is not his wife.... Read more »



  • Two Hours of Miranda Lambert, Cool Friends at Nashville Club
  • It sounds like there was a cool little guitar pull in Nashville on Tuesday night (July 29). Only this one had some star power that wasn’t so little. Because Miranda Lambert was at the helm, and she had her songwriter friends who’ve written or co-written most of the biggest hits in Nashville in the past... Read more »



  • Will Jason Aldean Continue His Acting Career?
  • When Jason Aldean made his acting debut in the Western thriller Sweetwater back in 2013 alongside movie stars like January Jones and Ed Harris, fans and critics alike were all thinking, “Could this be Aldean’s new thing?” With fellow superstars like Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Trace Adkins, Toby Keith, Kix Brooks making the leap to... Read more »



  • Are the Dixie Chicks Considering a U.S. Tour?
  • The Dixie Chicks recently announced a string of European tour dates. In 2016. But part of me is like, “Who cares?” Not because of any political controversy from several years ago but because 2016 is just so far away. Or so I thought. Until Wednesday (July 29), when the band’s lead singer Natalie Maines kind... Read more »



  • Jason Isbell Claims Top Album Slot With Something More Than Free
  • Man, are the charts popping this week! Finally. Americana favorite Jason Isbell edges out the mighty Alan Jackson to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart, and Brantley Gilbert’s “One Hell of an Amen” ascends to the peak of the country airplay rankings, climaxing a 37-week climb. By Nielsen SoundScan’s count, Isbell’s album,... Read more »



  • Kacey Musgraves to Perform at Farm Aid
  • Ten years ago, Kenny Chesney took the Farm Aid stage in Chicago to help Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews do something to help farmers thrive. Now it’s Kacey Musgraves‘ turn to represent modern country music at Farm Aid. Musgraves will be appearing at the music and food festival in Chicago on... Read more »



  • How to Properly Jam at the Oregon Jamboree
  • Forget Sweet Home, Alabama. For country music fans, it’s all about Sweet Home, Oregon, for the Oregon Jamboree taking place Friday through Sunday (July 31-Aug. 2). Never heard of the place? Well, it’s about to be all over your map as some the biggest names in country music trek up to picturesque northwest town for... Read more »



  • Alan Jackson’s Blue Plate Obsession
  • Whenever a big star does this feature in Us Weekly, you know it’s going to be pretty revealing. But when a guy like Alan Jackson — who has been at this country music gig for decades — does it, even better. Because even though we’ve all been reading about Jackson for years, it seems like... Read more »



  • Garthmania Set to Take Over Dallas
  • Dallas, do you feel the love from Garth Brooks? Well, you should. In September, you’ll be getting face time with him. Brooks has announced seven shows taking place Sept. 17-22 at Dallas’ American Airlines Arena. More than 100,000 tickets were sold the first day they went on sale. Is it just me, or are, you,... Read more »



  • Luke Bryan’s Attitude of Gratitude
  • When someone like Luke Bryan gets to the top of his country music game, it’s easy to think it’s just about his good looks, his great music or some kind of combination of the two. But it’s not. Not 100 percent, anyway. I think it is all about Bryan’s attitude. “So many people get record... Read more »



  • Little Big Town Canceling Additional Concerts
  • You know when a band tweets simply, “(Please watch),” and adds eight sad emojis, the news is not good. So when Little Big Town shared a video on Sunday (July 26), with tape over Jimi Westbrook’s mouth, I had a feeling it was to make the kind of announcement nobody wants to hear: That because... Read more »



  • Florida Georgia Line “All About Positive Vibes”
  • Just when you think you know a guy. I thought I had Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley kind of figured out. Then he does this interview with the Washington Post and says he and his bandmate Tyler Hubbard are “all about positive vibes over here.” Really? So I guess he’s not the bad boy I... Read more »



  • Dale Watson Glides and Grooves on Call Me Insane
  • Dale Watson‘s Call Me Insane glides (“Everybody’s Somebody in Luckenbach, Texas”) and grooves (“One Day at a Time”) with endless energy. Watson has been touring relentless this month to promote the album, including recent shows in New York City, Boston, Detroit and, on Wednesday, a sold-out show at Nashville’s Station Inn. He’s back in Texas... Read more »



  • Chris Young and the Muscle Cars That Built Him
  • One of the stars of Chris Young’s new “I’m Comin’ Over” video is a Dodge Challenger. His Dodge Challenger. Young wanted to use his own car in the video because is — and always has been — “a muscle-car guy.” “My first car — when I was in high school — was a twice-wrecked 1989... Read more »



  • Hot 20 Countdown Recaps Blake Shelton/Miranda Lambert’s History
  • This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we have the details of Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce. We’ll look back at moments from one of country music’s favorite couples including when sparks first started flying 10 years ago at a CMT taping and when they went out on their first co-headlining tour... Read more »




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    218  Kinks Sunny Afternoon
    219  Beach Boys God Only Knows
    220  James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
    221  Rolling Stones   Sympathy For the Devil
    222  Dion   Abraham, Martin And John
    223  Rick James Super Freak
    224  Big Mama Thornton  Ball n Chain
    225  Roy Orbison   Crying
    226  Sam and Dave Soul Man
    227  Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life
    228  Shangri-Las Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
    229  The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You
    230  Al Green Tired Of Being Alone
    231  Aretha Franklin Respect
    232  Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music
    233  INXS Need You Tonight
    234  Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
    235  R E M Losing My Religion
    236  Ben E. King Stand By Me
    237  Dion & The Belmonts The Wanderer
    238  Gene Pitney   Town Without Pity
    239  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    240  Little Eva The Loco-Motion
    241  Elvis Presley Don't Be Cruel
    242  Who My Generation
    243  Manfred Mann  Blinded By The Light
    244  Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
    245  Doors Light My Fire
    246  Rolling Stones Satisfaction
    247  Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge
    248  The Who   Summertime Blues
    249  Kinks You Really Got Me
    250  Leslie Gore It's My Party
    251  Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On
    252  Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love
    253  Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
    254  Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
    255  Chiffons Sweet Talkin' Guy
    256  Elvis Presley Hound Dog
    257  The Crests Sixteen Candles
    258  Bob Dylan Like A Rolling Stone
    259  The Coasters Young Blood
    260  Dusty Springfield  Son Of A Preacher Man
    261  Paul Simon You Can Call Me Al
    262  Jackson Five  ABC
    263  The Coasters Poison Ivy
    264  Dion The Wanderer
    265  Rod Stewart   Reason To Believe
    266  The Coasters Yakety Yak
    267  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    268  Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
    269  Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
    270  Creedence Clearwater Heard It Through The Grapevine
    271  Eric Clapton  I Shot The Sheriff
    272  Marcels Blue Moon
    273  Aretha Franklin You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman
    274  Beach Boys California Girls
    275  Buddy Holly & The Crickets That'll Be The Day
    276  Jerry Lee Lewis  Great Balls Of Fire
    277  Isley Brothers  Shout
    278  Foghat I Just Want to Make Love to You
    279  Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Workin
    280  Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love
    281  Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes Don't Leave Me This Way
    282  Queen Another One Bites The Dust
    283  Kinks Lola
    284  Beatles In My Life
    285  Elvis Presley Love Me Tender
    286  Billy Paul   Me And Mrs Jones
    287  Bill Haley & Comets Rock Around The Clock
    288  Gene Chandler Duke Of Earl
    289  Elvis Presley Always On My Mind
    290  George Michael Faith
    291  Rolling Stones It's Only Rock And Roll
    292  Drifters Up On The Roof
    293  Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall
    294  Police   Don't Stand So Close To Me
    295  Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
    296  Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
    297  Diana Ross & Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On
    298  Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
    299  Mamas & The Papas California Dreamin
    300  McCoys   Hang On Sloopy









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  • Country Legend Lynn Anderson Dead at 67
  • Singer-songwriter Lynn Anderson, a dynamic Grammy-winning performer whose 1970 single, "Rose Garden," was a country and pop hit throughout the world, died Thursday night at Nashville's Vanderbilt University Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. According to the Tennessean, Anderson was hospitalized with pneumonia following a recent trip...



  • Watch Jason Aldean Bring Sultry 'Tonight' to 'Today'
  • Earlier this morning, Jason Aldean treated NBC's Today audience at New York City's Rockefeller Plaza to a four-song set, including his latest single "Tonight Looks Good on You." The song, which recently reached Number 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay Chart, is Aldean's third single from his 2014 platinum-selling album Old Boots, New...



  • 5 Things We Learned From Sturgill Simpson's Interview With Foos Guitarist
  • With the Foo Fighters winding their summer-long tour to a close, lead guitarist Chris Shiflett is shifting some of his focus back to his Walking the Floor podcast. Now at its 28th episode, the series finds Shiflett talking shop with songwriters, sidemen and storytellers. It's a conversation between artists, essentially, with Shiflett — who...



  • Meek Mill's Drake Diss 'Is Trash': Sports World Reacts to 'Wanna Know'
  • If you're reading this, Meek Mill, it's too late.

    Since Mill accused Drake of employing a ghostwriter, the Canadian rapper has spent the past week straight ethering him with a duo of diss tracks that set the Internet on fire. Likely tired of being the butt of all jokes, Mill finally...



  • Gary Clark Jr. Releases Two Songs, Details 'Bangin' New Album
  • Gary Clark, Jr. will release his much-anticipated second major label LP The Story of Sonny Boy Slim this September, the Austin guitar virtuoso revealed. Fans who pre-order the album, due out September 11th, will receive a free download of Sonny Boy Slim's first two tracks, "The Healing" and "Grinder," which Clark...



  • Meek Mill Fires Back at Drake With 'Wanna Know'
  • Following a pair of diss tracks aimed in Meek Mill's direction, the Philadelphia rapper finally fired back at Drake Thursday night with his hard-hitting "Wanna Know," where he continues to hammer Drake for allegedly relying on ghostwriters. On the Jhalil Beats and Swizz Beats production, which features a sample from...



  • Tim Robbins Launching Monthly Music Series
  • Tim Robbins will launch a new music series at his longtime studio, the Actors' Gang, in Los Angeles, starting August 1st with a performance by traditional New Orleans jazz outfit, Tuba Skinny.

    The group will make their L.A. debut at the Actors' Gang's longtime home, the Ivy Substation. The show begins...



  • Watch David Gilmour's New Animated Video for 'Rattle That Lock'
  • David Gilmour has released an ambitious animated music video for the title track to his new album, Rattle That Lock, out September 18th. It was created by Alasdair & Jock from Trunk Animation, under the creative directorship of Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis, the design group that created iconic images for...



  • Kurt Cobain Demo to Feature in 'Montage of Heck' Theatrical Re-Release
  • Nirvana fans will be able to hear a previously unreleased song that Kurt Cobain wrote when the documentary, Montage of Heck, gets a widespread theatrical re-release on August 7th. Filmmaker Brett Morgen mixed in the tune – without re-editing what people saw in the film's HBO broadcast –...



  • Lollapalooza 2015 Livestream: Watch Sets From McCartney to Bassnectar
  • This weekend, Lollapalooza will once again return to Chicago, as it has for the last 10 years. But if you can't make it to the Windy City to catch the festival's eclectic mix of music and mayhem in person, you can still watch real-time sets from many of the...



  • Bikini Kill to Reissue 'Revolution Girl Style Now' Demo
  • Vaunted riot grrrl band Bikini Kill are preparing the reissue of their 1991 demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now. On September 22nd, the band's inaugural collection of work will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats for the first time.

    A trailer for the reissue features footage filmed by Brian Ruff...



  • Paul McCartney Preps 'Tug of War,' 'Pipes of Peace' Reissues
  • Paul McCartney's early Eighties efforts, Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, will be reissued on October 2nd, with both arriving as multi-disc sets boasting numerous previously unreleased demos and outtakes.

    Both Tug of War and Pipes of Peace feature a number of classic McCartney cuts, including his duets with...



  • Watch Maddie & Tae Harmonize About Heartache, Hard Lessons in New Song
  • Growing up is never easy, even when you score your first Number One single at 19 years old. On Maddie & Tae's debut album, Start Here, the country newcomers look back over a half-decade's worth of boyfriends, dreams, schoolyard bullies and fishing dates gone awry. The 11-track album,...



  • Hear Prince's Funky New Party Popper 'Stare'
  • Prince lets loose in his new tune "Stare," a funky string of party-friendly, double-entendre come-ons and callbacks to his past. He sings about going onstage in his underwear and calls back his 1986 smash "Kiss" and its scratchy guitar line, interspersed with silly turns of phrase like "Second things...



  • Morrissey Alleges Sexual Assault at San Francisco Airport
  • UPDATE: A TSA spokesperson has denied any officer misconduct to Rolling Stone. "TSA takes all allegations of misconduct seriously and strives to treat every passenger with dignity and respect," Mike England says. "Upon review of closed circuit TV footage, TSA determined that the supervised officer followed standard operating procedures in the...



  • How Bully's Alicia Bognanno Went From Studio Geek to Alt-Rock Screamer
  • Feels Like, the debut album from the Nashville four-piece Bully, opens with a blast of painful catharsis. "I remember getting too fucked up," singer-guitarist Alicia Bognanno, 25, yells at the top of her lungs over churning chords. "I remember showing up at your house/And I remember hurting you so bad/And...



  • Hannibal Buress Asks Beverly Hills Dwellers: 'Who Is Meek Mill?'
  • The beef between Meek Mill and Drake might be the biggest (or second biggest) story in hip-hop now, but as Hannibal Buress proved on Wednesday night's Why, a pair of diss tracks, Twitter jabs and ghostwriting accusations haven't pushed the feud into the general consciousness. To get the...



  • Dr. Dre to Release New Album as 'Straight Outta Compton' Soundtrack
  • Dr. Dre will finally end fans' 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre is expected to confirm the album, the companion piece to the



  • Yoko Ono Announces All-Star Remix LP, 'Yes, I'm a Witch Too'
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  • Alabama Back From Decade-Long 'Vacation' With New Album
  • Country icons Alabama have announced their first album of original material in 14 years, Southern Drawl. Set for a September 18th release, the record finds the band's core three members — singer Randy Owen, guitarist Jeff Cook and bassist Teddy Gentry — coming out of semi-retirement and chasing down a recharged, revised sound.

    Known for their...



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    Drake has fired another salvo in his feud with Meek Mill after that rapper called Drake's "Charged Up" diss track "baby...



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  • It took two weeks but Neil Young finally expunged the vast majority of his catalog from streaming services. On July 15th, the rocker issued a pair of Facebook posts deriding the audio quality of streaming services and alerting fans that he'd pull all of his albums from Apple Music, Spotify...



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  • Although the final album that Frank Zappa worked on before his death came out earlier this year, the rock legend's family has many more releases planned. A new partnership between the Zappa Family Trust and Universal Music Enterprises will allow for new product releases, film and theatrical productions...








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  • British Library given listed status
  • The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".



  • Ai Weiwei to get six-month UK visa
  • Home Secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.



  • Mourners gather for Brown funeral
  • Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.



  • Country singer Lynn Anderson dies
  • US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.



  • Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy
  • Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.



  • Chemical Brothers top album chart
  • The Chemical Brothers' Born in the Echoes gives the dance act their sixth UK number one album, as Little Mix top the singles chart for a third week.



  • Studio collapse puts films in limbo
  • The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.



  • O'Brien to join Rocky Horror revival
  • Rocky Horror Show creator Richard O'Brien will play the musical's narrator for a series of special shows, his first UK performances in the role for more than 20 years.



  • Morrissey claims airport sex assault
  • British singer Morrissey says he was "groped" by an airport security officer during a search in San Francisco.



  • Apprentice star's family 'shattered'
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  • Delay in Katy Perry convent battle
  • Pop star Katy Perry is warned she faces a long delay in her attempt to buy a former convent due to a legal battle between nuns and an archbishop.



  • Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal
  • Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.



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