• Hear It First: Earthside Teams With Bjorn From Soilwork for New Track

    Instrumental progressive/cinematic rock band Earthside is gearing up to release their debut, A Dream in Static, later this month – an ambitious effort which features guest vocals from the likes of Lajon from Sevendust, Dan from TesseracT and more. The Connecticut-based band recorded the set all the…

    Wendy Geller
  • Pandora buys Ticketfly in move to challenge Ticketmaster

    Pandora, the largest Internet radio service, is buying its way into the concert ticketing business in a move to shore up relationships with artists and record labels.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Rock Band 4 review: a great cover of a classic song

    There is nothing more weirdly beautiful than playing metal guitar solos over a Cake song. As a game, it's the Rock Band you remember from years past, for better and for worse. As a toy, however, Rock Band 4 has created something that's at once imperfect and exciting: a guitar virtuoso simulator…

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  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Chvrches Score First No. 1 on Top Rock Albums With 'Every Open Eye'

    The Scottish trio also leads Alternative Albums for the first time. Plus, bows for the Dead Weather, Silversun Pickups & Parkway Drive.

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    Paul McCartney Drops New Music Video for Remixed 'Say Say Say'

    The music legend released a remix and new music video of his 1983 hit with Michael Jackson "Say Say Say."

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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.

  • Pandora buying Ticketfly for $450 million

    Oakland-based streaming music company Pandora said Wednesday it is buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million in a deal the two see changing the way fans find new music and learn about concerts, and ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • 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…

  • Singer-songwriter John Mayer gushes about The Grateful Dead

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer.

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  • 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.

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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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  • 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 ...

  • Eminem to headline Latin American Lollapalooza fests

    Rap superstar Eminem will headline three Latin American editions of the Lollapalooza festival in 2016 after spending a year away from the stage. The top-selling rapper of all time will headline Lollapalooza on March 12-13 in Sao Paulo, March 18-19 in Buenos Aires and March 19-20 in Santiago, Chile.…

  • 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,…

    Eater Austin
  • 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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