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  • Leonard Cohen Announces New Album Popular Problems, Shares "Almost Like the Blues"

    Aug 19

    There's a new Leonard Cohen album coming out this year. It's called Popular Problems, and will be released on September 23 on Columbia in commemoration of the legendary singer's 80th birthday. (Cohen was born on September 21.) In anticipation of the LP's released, Cohen has shared "Almost Like the Blues", a track which will appear on the album. Listen below, and check out the tracklisting for the singer's latest. The new album was produced by Patrick Leonard and was recorded and mixed by...

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  • Kate Bush Requests Fans Abstain From Photographing or Videotaping Upcoming Performances

    Aug 19

    Earlier this summer, Kate Bush announced "Before the Dawn", a stint of shows at London's Hammersmith Apollo that marks the singer's first live dates in thirty-five years. With the residency kicking off in just a week, the singer has issued a statement hoping to mitigate the incessant use of cellphones that has become an unavoidable part of today's concert culture. The brief request, posted on Bush's official website Fish People, asks that fans not photograph or video the upcoming shows, in the...

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  • The Met Strikes Tentative Deal With Unions

    Aug 19

    The Metropolitan Opera has reached preliminary agreements with two trade unions representing its orchestra, averting, for now at least, a threatened lock out of those workers. The New York Times reported that the deal was announced shortly after 6 AM on Monday morning after a marathon all night negotiation. “These were difficult and highly complex negotiations, and I wish to commend the parties for their resolve in addressing multiple and complex issues,” federal Mediator Allison Beck said...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Vevo Off Sale Block, My Country Nation, YouTube Music, Taylor Swift, Mixcloud & More

    Aug 19

    TUESDAY 8.20.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web      CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Röyksopp and Robyn Perform "Do It Again" on "Fallon"

    Aug 19

    Röyksopp and Robyn were the musical guests on last night's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Their performance of the title track from Do It Again featured everything you'd expect from these guys: flashing lights, sparkly masks, and Robyn dancing really hard.

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  • Jenny Lewis Performs "Just One of the Guys" on "Conan"

    Aug 19

    Jenny Lewis continued making the TV rounds last night. After doing "The Tonight Show" and "CBS This Morning: Saturday", she hit "Conan" with a performance of her Voyager single "Just One of the Guys". As the episode ended, Lewis, her band, Conan, Andy Richter, and guest Nathan Fielder waved goodbye while holding glasses of Lewis' Voyager Wine.

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  • Earl Sweatshirt: Taylor Swift Is "Perpetuating Black Stereotypes" With Her New Video

    Aug 18

    Tonight, Taylor Swift announced her upcoming album 1989 with a Mark Romanek-directed clip for her new single "Shake It Off". Among other things, the video features her singing and dancing alongside twerking women and breakdancers. Earl Sweatshirt jumped on Twitter to criticize Swift for her "inherently offensive and ultimately harmful" video. He wrote: haven't watched the taylor swift video and I don't need to watch it to tell you that it's inherently offensive and ultimately harmful —...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Winters, CA - Berryessa Brewing Company. "The...

    Aug 18

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Winters, CA - Berryessa Brewing Company. "The tap room is located at the brewery, a relaxed atmosphere in a country setting. There we have indoor seating, scenic outdoor seating, food trucks, live music, good company and most importantly, excellent fresh beer." Live music is held on Saturday and Sunday afternoons/evenings. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/AsTeh Berryessa Brewing Company

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Petoskey, MI - Noggin Room Pub. "The lower-level...

    Aug 18

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Petoskey, MI - Noggin Room Pub. "The lower-level of The Perry Hotel features the Noggin Room Pub. Open seven days a week, the Perry's Noggin Room provides libations to the visitors and residents of northern Michigan. For a casual burger, an award-winning selection of domestic and imported beers, and live music each Friday, Saturday and Monday, the Noggin Room Pub is the place to be." All genres welcome:...

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  • Future Shares New Single "Monster"

    Aug 18

    Future: "Monster" on SoundCloud. Future has shared a new single called "Monster". That's the art above. It's produced by Metro Boomin and Southside, and is his first song since reportedly splitting up with Ciara. Listen to it above. Read our Update with Future from earlier this year.  Watch Future collaborate with TNGHT in an episode of Pitchfork.tv's "Selector":

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