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  • Death From Above 1979 Do "Trainwreck 1979" on "Letterman"

    Sep 11

    This week, Death From Above 1979 released The Physical World—their first new album in a decade. To mark the occasion, they visited "Late Show with David Letterman", where they performed the album cut "Trainwreck 1979".  After their performance, Dave pointed over to Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson, who was sitting in with Paul Shaffer and the band. "Hey Ray," he said, pointing over to the Toronto duo, "could've been you, buddy!"

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  • Kanye West Hospitalized in Australia

    Sep 11

    Kanye West is currently on an Australian leg of his Yeezus tour. As Woman's Day reports (via Mashable), he was "stretchered in" to a Melbourne hospital yesterday afternoon, and according to their source, doctors were concerned about seizure-like symptoms. TMZ's sources say that it was a migraine. He was released later in the afternoon and played his scheduled show at the Rod Laver Arena.

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  • Local/regional Blues, Roots bands needed for 10/9 at The Original Mother's in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly...

    Sep 10

    Local/regional Blues, Roots bands needed for 10/9 at The Original Mother's in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/BmqDg #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Tyler, the Creator Announces Tour

    Sep 10

    Photo by Will Deitz Tyler, the Creator has just announced a handful of tour dates that'll take place across the U.S. later this year. "IDK WHEN IM DOING THIS AGAIN", he wrote on Instagram, adding, "COME FUCK". Find the dates below. Tyler, the Creator: 11-08 Los Angeles, CA - Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 12-12 San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit 12-13 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle 12-14 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall 12-18 San Francisco, CA - The Warfield 12-20 Sayreville, NJ - Starland...

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  • Foxygen's ...And Star Power Features the Flaming Lips, Of Montreal, White Fence, Bleached

    Sep 10

    Foxygen's new LP ...And Star Power is out October 14 via Jagjaguwar. They've already shared the album's tracklist, and now, that "gaggle of guest stars" has been revealed. They've tweeted that the album features the Flaming Lips, Of Montreal, White Fence, Bleached, and others. SP update: new record features the Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Bleached, White Fence, Carson mell +more as StAR POWeR parking lot tshirt band — Foxygen (@foxygentheband) September 10, 2014 Check out "How Can You...

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  • Janelle Monáe Sings "The Power of Yet" on "Sesame Street"

    Sep 10

    Following Cookie Monster's immortal Icona Pop parody, Janelle Monáe stopped by "Sesame Street". She sang a song called "The Power of Yet" to help inspire Bert, Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie, Grover, and the rest to keep trying and never give up. Watch her sing and dance with the Muppets below. "I am so excited to be living one of my dreams—to be here on 'Sesame Street,'" Monáe told Billboard. "I'm here because I am teaching everybody on 'Sesame Street' the importance and the power of 'yet.' Never,...

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  • Kanye West and Jay Z Co-Produce Chris Rock's New Movie Top Five

    Sep 10

    Top Five is an upcoming movie written and directed by Chris Rock, who stars as Andre Allen, a film star re-examining his previous career as a comedian. Kanye West and Jay Z co-produced the movie, according to Deadline, and the Roots' ?uestlove serves as its executive music producer.  Top Five also stars Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Cedric The Entertainer, J.B. Smoove, Sherri Shepherd, Anders Holm, and Jay Pharoah. Paramount recently purchased its distribution rights.  Listen to...

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  • SBTRKT Enlists A$AP Ferg and Warpaint for "Voices in My Head"

    Sep 10

    SBTRKT, aka Aaron Jerome, has shared "Voices in My Head", which features A$AP Ferg and Warpaint and will appear on his forthcoming Wonder Where We Land LP. Listen to it above. He also shared a note about the song on his Soundcloud, which you can read below: heres another song from my upcoming album. this track was started in London (with an idea i recorded on an upright piano) - took this to Los Angeles (set up at Fleas the Boat studio in Silver Lake) collaborating further with Stella...

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  • Bandzoogle Announces Partnership with All About Jazz

    Sep 10

    We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with All About Jazz, the most comprehensive jazz music resource on the web! Here’s the official press release from All About Jazz: Bandzoogle, the leading website platform for bands and musicians, and All About Jazz, the web’s premiere jazz music destination have announced a strategic partnership. All About Jazz, home to over 65,000 musician profiles, will promote Bandzoogle to their community as the preferred website building platform and...

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  • Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij Shares "Upper West Side, 1982" From This Is Our Youth

    Sep 10

    Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij has shared a new piece of music titled "Upper West Side, 1982", which appears on his score for This Is Our Youth, the Kenneth Lonergan play starring Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, and Kieran Culkin. Listen to it above. After a run in Chicago, This Is Our Youth opens on Broadway at the Cort Theatre on September 11, running through January 4, 2015. It chronicles a 48-hour journey in the lives of three disoriented young characters in Reagan-era New York City....

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