• People are calling for a Beyoncé boycott after her Super Bowl song sent a harsh message to the police

    Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance of her new song "Formation" was met with acclaim...

    Business Insider
  • Check out this sample-filled Star Wars homage from Rick Rubin, Flying Lotus

    Legendary music producer Rick Rubin has teamed up with a crew of the world’s best music producers to create a Star Wars -themed record called Star Wars Headspace . The 15-track record, a few songs of which were leaked on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show this morning, will feature Star Wars…

    Digital Trends
  • Do the Grammys Have a Rap Problem?

    Kanye West has amassed 21 Grammys. At a concert in Phoenix in December 2013, four days after that year’s Grammy nominations were announced, West blasted the Grammys as part of a 20-minute monologue/rant. “So, when the Grammy nominations come out and Yeezus is [one of] the top one or two albums on…

    Paul Grein
  • Kool Herc’s Old Block To Be Named Hip-Hop Boulevard

    Hip-hop has deep roots in NYC. The genre traversed all of the boroughs before stretching nationally and now globally as it does today, but it's agreed upon that it all started in the Bronx. There have been some disputes as to who in the Bronx started the phenomenon, but a name that inevitably…

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  • Lady Gaga's National Anthem sparks Super Bowl controversy

    It didn't take long for controversy to pop up in the Super Bowl. One of the more popular Super Bowl prop bets out there is how long the National Anthem will run. Lady Gaga decided she needed to emphasize "the brave" at the end of the song by repeating it.

    Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic
  • The Killers Working With Elton John On New Album

    Elton John revealed that he will be working with the Killers on their forthcoming album in a recent promotional video for Shazam. John spends most of the video talking about his new LP, which came out last week, and mentions flying to Vegas to work with Brandon Flowers toward the end of the clip.…

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  • Rogue Wave – “What Is Left To Solve” (Stereogum Premiere)

    Now led by Zach Rogue, his longtime bandmate Pat Spurgeon, pop-minded indie rock veterans Rogue Wave are set to release their sixth album Delusions Of Grand Fur this spring. Lead single "What Is Left To Solve?" reverberates with a sense of urgency thanks to a fast bass line and steady drums. It's a…

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  • Shonen Knife – “Jump Into The New World” (Stereogum Premiere)

    Shonen Knife have been around so long that when they gained widespread popularity as an opener for Nirvana in 1993, they had already been a band for more than a decade. Embarking on their 35th year together by announcing their 16th studio album, the Japanese trio continues to deliver their…

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    Pokey Song - Will Sprott

    Who's going to pass on something called "Pokey Song"? Nobody that's who. If you pressed play then you're one of the wise ones. Will Sprott's massive talent is illuminated here when he uses "hanky panky", "okey dokey", and "hokey pokey" in the same song and it actually works. As ridiculous as this…

    BAMM.tv
  • Adele officially best-selling artist of 2015

    Adele, who broke records with her song "Hello" and latest album "25," was officially the biggest artist of 2015. Global music industry body IFPI said that the British ballad singer was the top-selling musical act last year based on worldwide sales of recordings. Adele achieved the feat for the full…

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  • Coldplay's Latest Video Criticized for Portrayal of India

    British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images

    ABC News
  • Music Tech: 4 Cool Gadgets for Guitar Players

    If you're trying to get better at guitar or starting to record, here are some handy gadgets to help you along.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    Verona (live at Engine Works) - Geographer

    Geographer are a three-piece indie-electro band who combine awesome synth sounds with haunting melodies and raw, emotional power. The trio finds a beautiful balance here in soft, stripped-down, "Verona." This performance, filmed live at the Engine Works, is one of many great songs in their…

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  • What’s That Song From The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial?

    Budweiser's Clydesdale horses are back for another Super Bowl commercial, backed by a great music choice. The post What’s That Song From The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial? appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Elle King Just Got Engaged

    "Fergie asked me to marry him on a sailboat under the Golden Gate Bridge. I said yes."

    Billboard
  • Watch The 1975 Perform New Songs 'The Sound' and 'Love Me' on 'Saturday Night Live'

    The 1975 paid a visit to the Larry David-hosted episode of "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 6, performing two songs from their upcoming album, "I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware."

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