• Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Sept. 25, to Thursday, Oct. 1, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

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  • How a Swedish hair-metal singer took over American pop music

    John Seabrook explains the rise of Max Martin and other mega-producers. If you were making a list of the most important people in pop music today, you'd obviously have to include the megastars: Beyoncé, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Katy Perry.

  • Fetty Wap Tops U.S. Album Chart With Self-Titled Debut

    Rapper Fetty Wap, the brains behind the inescapable “Trap Queen,” hit No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with his self-titled debut record in the week ending Oct. 1, according to data from Nielsen Music. “Fetty Wap” moved 129,000 units in its first week on the market, riding the radio success of the…

  • Paul Thomas Anderson Video for Joanna Newsom Gets Theatrical Release

    Recent invite-only listening sessions for new albums from the likes of Don Henley and Keith Richards kickstarted the chatter for those two artists’ first solo albums in more than a decade. But at a time when the rollout of a trailer for a movie is considered its own premiere, the record industry…

  • Kendrick Lamar Pens Tribute to Eazy-E: 'I Wouldn't Be Here Today if It Wasn't for Eazy'

    Paper magazine is taking a look back at the fallen icons of hip-hop with contemporary rappers paying tribute. This week, Kendrick Lamar talks about Eazy-E and the influence and revolution the N.W.A rapper had.

  • Watch how game music went from beeps to Sound Blaster

    You can't enjoy retro games without digging the music, and a YouTube video (below) shows exactly how those tunes evolved. As explained by the 8-Bit Guy and Obsolete Geek, early PCs and Apple machines used ...

  • The Cure returns with extensive US tour

    Gloomy rock legends The Cure on Tuesday announced a 25-date tour of North America, dispelling persistent speculation of retirement. The English band, who last released an album in 2008, has not performed this year and played select dates in 2014 including charity shows in London. The Cure announced…

  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

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  • Jamky is a Drum Machine Made From Wood and Rocks

    Music can clearly be made out of literally anything. The post Jamky is a Drum Machine Made From Wood and Rocks appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Taylor Swift's Opening Act Vance Joy Played for Free Tacos at Tyson’s

    It's still the midst of Austin City Limits, so plenty of musicians are still in town. Vance Joy, the Australian singer and songwriter who is playing both weekends of ACL (and recently opened for Taylor Swift in Houston last month), hit up Tyson's Tacos to strum his ukulele yesterday for free tacos,…

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    ZZ Ward - Love 3X

    ZZ Ward (Zsuzsanna Eva Ward) burst onto the scene with a fiery mix tape in early 2012 – sparking a critical frenzy – and showcasing her soulful take on a blues/hip hop blend, which ultimately led to her critically-acclaimed debut album Til The Casket Drops. Her debut single off the album, “Put The…

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  • Google Wars: How Rappers and Pop Stars Measure Up Against Their Rivals

    Can Google searches = success? The post Google Wars: How Rappers and Pop Stars Measure Up Against Their Rivals appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Daily Meditation: Medicine Woman

    We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.Today's meditation features a song by American vocalist and composer Peia Luzzi. "Machi" is a song of…

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  • Premiere: Watch Dave East's "Numb" Video

    His 'Hate Me Now' project is out now.

  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Move over, Adele — you're no longer the best voice in music

    Adele does not have the best voice in music. Nor does Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Christina...

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  • Electro Cabaret Star Bares His Soul (And His Bod) For New Video

    Australian singer Kim David Smith is steaming things up in his new video, "Shooting Star," and The Huffington Post has an exclusive first look. The "neo-Weimar, cabaret-pop" performer goes shirtless in the clip, which also seems him sharing a passionate embrace with a handsome suitor. The song,…

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  • Jewel on Finding Strength Through Her Vulnerability

    Tonight, I'm joined by the incredibly talented singer-songwriter Jewel. The four-time Grammy nominee has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide throughout her notable career. Her new musical project, titled Picking Up the Pieces, harkens back to the folk roots of her breakthrough 1995 debut…

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