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  • Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, The Alchemist Team Up on "Warlord Leather"

    Mar 25

    Photo by Erez Avissar Earl Sweatshirt and Action Bronson team up on "Warlord Leather", which was produced by the Alchemist. A Soundcloud description notes that the song is a bonus track to commemorate the release of Earl's I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside and Bronson's Mr. Wonderful, both of which dropped this week. Check it out above.  Read our Update interview with Action Bronson. Watch Earl on an episode of Pitchfork.tv's "Over/Under": Watch Action Bronson's episode of...

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  • Local/regional acts needed for a bunch of dates in #NewJersey : http://ow.ly/KMMv0 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Mar 25

    Local/regional acts needed for a bunch of dates in #NewJersey : http://ow.ly/KMMv0 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Alt, Hard Rock, Nu Metal, Pop Punk acts needed for 3/11 at Musiq Mall in #Birmingham ...

    Mar 25

    Local/regional Alt, Hard Rock, Nu Metal, Pop Punk acts needed for 3/11 at Musiq Mall in #Birmingham AL: http://ow.ly/KMME3 #gigging #DIY 

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  • Radiohead's OK Computer To Be Archived in the Library of Congress

    Mar 25

    According to an announcement made this morning by the National Recording Registry, Radiohead's 1997 smash OK Computer will be preserved in the Library of Congress alongside the Doors' eponymous 1967 debut, Lauryn Hill's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Joan Baez' Joan Baez, Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate from 1949, and more. According to the press release: Under the terms of the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, the Librarian, with advice from the Library’s National Recording...

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  • Action Bronson Throws Guy Off Stage, Keeps on Rapping at Mr. Wonderful Release Show

    Mar 25

    Last night, Action Bronson celebrated the release of Mr. Wonderful with a show at Terminal 5 in New York. During "Amadu Diablo", a fan invaded the stage. Bronson dropped the mic mid-verse, walked over, and quite literally threw the guy off stage. He then picked up the mic and kept rapping. Watch video of it below, via Mark Cersosimo. This isn't the first time Bronson has thrown a fan off stage. Read our Update interview with Action Bronson.  Watch Action Bronson's episode of "Over/Under":

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  • The Music Streaming Generation Gap [CHART]

    Mar 25

    We know that Pandora and Spotify are the dominate music streamers and one can guess that younger listeners use them and similar services more than older folks do.  But just how do the stats shake out and do they vary significantly by service?  via Statista Related articles On The Other Hand #2: Spotify at Least Negotiates, Pandora Refuses to Pay, Sues Songwriters and asks for Government Handouts Jay-Z's next battle: Taking on Spotify and Pandora TOP POSTS: This Week's Most Read...

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  • Four Tet, Caribou, Floating Points Team Up for NTS Radio DJ Set

    Mar 25

    On Monday, Four Tet, Caribou, and Floating Points hopped on London's NTS Radio for a DJ set. Now, their set has been made available; you can listen to it below. Watch Caribou's full set at Pitchfork Music Festival Paris:

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  • Blur To Stream Live Performance of New Album The Magic Whip

    Mar 25

    Blur return on April 27 with The Magic Whip, their first album since 2003's Think Tank. Last week, the band performed the album in full at a tiny club show in London, and tonight, the performance is streaming in full via Beats' YouTube page, starting at 8 p.m. GMT. As NME reports, Blur performed the album for an audience of 300 fans. "So obviously, we're going to play our new record 'The Magic Whip' in sequence from beginning to end," said Damon. "Are you ready?" The band has previously...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Jay Z's Tidal Rollout, HP + Bang & Oflson, White Label App, YouTube Live, Sia & More

    Mar 25

    Monday 3.25.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Kendrick Lamar Performs Surprise Concert on Moving Truck in Hollywood

    Mar 25

    Photo by Ari Marcopoulos Kendrick Lamar gave Hollywood a little surprise last night: He performed a spontaneous concert on the flatbed of a moving truck. It's reportedly another collaboration with Reebok. Fans jogged behind and watched the performance. Watch some clips below via MissInfo.tv. 9pm. meet me here. 8950 Sunset Blvd. 930pm. meet me here. 8466 Melrose Ave. — Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) March 25, 2015 Oh @kendricklamar A video posted by Emile Haynie (@emilehaynie) onMar...

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