Suge Knight Hospitalized: Report

Par dans Music le 23 March 2017 à 5 h 26 min

Suge Knight has been hospitalized, TMZ reports. The Death Row Records co-founder and CEO, who is currently awaiting trial for murder, was reportedly moved to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center for treatment of an ongoing condition related to blood clots. He is in stable condition. According to TMZ, Knight has been periodically taken to the hospital for treatment

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Bob Dylan doesn™t give many interviews. To make up for lost time, he sat down for a massive Q&A with author Bill Flanagan, which was posted on his website tonight. The piece runs over 8,000 words and covers a wide range of topics. He tells a story about meeting Frank Sinatra and reveals that he watches œI Love Lucy” on his tour bus

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Local Natives have shared their new song œI Saw You Close Your Eyes.” Before you settle in to listen to the song on its website CloseYourEyes.net, the band have a very specific set of instructions that you™ll need to follow. œIn order for this experience to work best, please turn the lights off in your room and turn the brightness up on

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Tonight, Common and the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will come together for a special performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Under the direction of NSO Pops Principal Conductor Steven Reineke, they will play selections from his most recent album Black America Again, along with hits from his career and orchestrated versions of selected

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The Decemberists Announce Their Own Music Festival

Par dans Music le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 19 min

The Decemberists have announced a new two-day festival called Traveler™s Rest. On August 12-13, a lineup curated by the band will perform across two stages at the Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheatre in Missoula, Montana. Belle and Sebastian, the Head and the Heart, Sylvan Esso, Shakey Graves, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Real Estate, and Julien

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John Lydon sat down for a new interview with the Quietus for their weekly podcast. At one point, the conversation turned to the death plans that were recently revealed for when Queen Elizabeth II eventually passes away. Specifically, Lydon was asked if he felt dread about how the Sex Pistols™ œGod Save the Queen” would be used.

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Saint Etienne are back with their first album since 2012™s Words and Music by Saint Etienne. It™s called Home Counties, and it™s out June 2 via Heavenly Recordings. The album was produced by Young Gun Silver Fox™s Shawn Lee with support from Augustus (Kero Kero Bonito), Carwyn Ellis (Colorama, Edwyn Collins), Robin Bennett (the Dreaming Spires), Richard

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David Bowie’s Face Is on This New Watch

Par dans Music le 22 March 2017 à 22 h 49 min

David Bowie serves as the inspiration for a new watch from designers Raymond Weil, Bowie™s official site announced today. It™s called the œDavid Bowie Freelancer,” and it™s described as œa Swiss Made timepiece that celebrates the legendary icon™s musicality, style and unmatched innovation.” You can see images of the watch™s design below, which features an Aladdin Sane lightning

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Discogs Launching New Gear Marketplace

Par dans Music le 22 March 2017 à 22 h 10 min

Last year, Discogs launched a gear database called Georogs. Next month, the Gearogs marketplace opens up, as The Vinyl Factory points out. CEO and founder Kevin Lewandowski revealed the news in an interview with Thump. According to the website, Gearogs™ goal is œto be the largest database of audio equipment on the planet.” The mission statement continues, œWith your

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New Gorillaz Song Coming Tomorrow

Par dans Music le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 46 min

A new Gorillaz song is coming tomorrow. Damon Albarn will join MistaJam™s BBC Radio 1 show from 7:00 p.m. GMT (3:00 p.m. Eastern) œto premiere brand new music from Gorillaz,” according to a statement from the BBC. It will mark the group™s second track of 2017, following œHallelujah Money.” Gorillaz recently announced the inaugural edition of their Demon Dayz festival. It

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Wavves Share New Song “Animal”: Listen

Par dans Music le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 04 min

On May 19, Wavves will release a new album called You™re Welcome. The band have now shared œAnimal,” a new song from the album.  Listen to it below. œAnimal” follows two previously released songs: œDaisy” and the title track. You™re Welcome, the follow-up to last year™s V, will be released via Nathan Williams™ Ghost Ramp label. In 2015, Wavves released a record with Cloud

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Among the many records available in the UK for this year’s Record Store Day are new reissues of Cocteau Twins™ final two LPs: 1993™s Four-Calendar Café and 1996™s Milk & Kisses. Both were originally released in the UK on the Fontana label; the reissues are out via UMC/Universal UK and feature extra tracks on a bonus disc. Following the Record Store Day announcement

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Last month, an ambitious crowdfunding campaign was announced to fund the creation of an enormous lightning bolt statue in memory of David Bowie, situated near his South London birthplace. It was even promoted by Bowie™s official website. The campaign for the three-story sculpture has now ended, and sadly, their goal was not reached, as NME reports. Of the nearly £1 million sought for

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Run the Jewels have shared a new video for RTJ3™s œLegend Has It.” Directed by Brian Beletic (who also helmed El-P‘s “Deep Space 9mm” video) from a concept by Beletic and El-P, it stars El and Killer Mike in an absurd, surreal police lineup. (Stay tuned for the twist ending.) It also comments on the failings of the U.S. criminal justice

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Father John Misty Takes Down “Generic Pop Songs”

Par dans Music le 22 March 2017 à 18 h 52 min

Father John Misty recently uploaded three new œGeneric Pop Songs” to his SoundCloud. As promised with the titles, they were pop tracks with lines like, œOut on the edge/Feels like the middle/Like the middle of a prayer.” Just days later, Josh Tillman has removed the songs. Pitchfork has reached out to FJM™s representatives to find out why

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e asked a dozen artists to each take a song from OK Computer and translate it through illustration. Their work can be viewed here along with commentary from each artist, and it has also been collected into a free, limited-edition print zine. There are two ways to get a copy of the zine: If you’re in Chicago, pick up

œThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert” has announced that Broken Social Scene will be the musical guest for its March 30 episode. Actors Marisa Tomei and Hugh Dancy will also appear on the episode. Broken Social Scene is getting ready to release their first new album since 2010™s Forgiveness Rock Record later this year. (Yesterday, Feist chatted about working on

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!!! have announced a new album called Shake the Shudder. The follow-up to the band™s 2015 album As If is out May 19 via Warp. It was produced by their longtime collaborator Patrick Ford, and features several singers including Lea Lea, Meah Pace, Nicole Fayu, Cameron Mesirow, and Molly Schnick. The first offering from the album is œThe One

Years ago, Sufjan Stevens, the National™s Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and drummer James McAlister collaborated on a solar system-inspired composition called Planetarium. Today, they (and record label 4AD) have shared a video called œPlanetarium.” No other details are provided, but the description includes links to Facebook and Instagram pages with the handle @planetariumalbum, suggesting an LP is on the way. In

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, Biz Markie, Portgual. The Man, and more are featured in a new children™s series, as Stereogum points out. It™s called œRAD Lands,” and it™s presented by Chipotle and developed with the creators of œYo Gabba Gabba!” The series follows œThe Cultivators,” who are œan elite team of intergalactic kids protecting the galaxy™s

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