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  • Tom Morello Plans 'Flash Mob Dance Party' For Occupy SXSW

    Tom Morello Plans 'Flash Mob Dance Party' For Occupy SXSW | ARTICLE

    Tom Morello is teaming up with the Occupy Austin movement for a special SXSW showcase this Friday night at the Swan Dive in Austin, Texas. "SXSW has a lot of specialty shows – record companies, vodka...

    March 13, 2012 6:40 PM ET
  • Other Music Starts Its Own Record Label

    Other Music Starts Its Own Record Label | ARTICLE

    Other Music, one of New York City's best and most enduring independent record shops, is about to open its own record label. Other Music Recording Co. will be an imprint of

    March 13, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • Emo Kids Targeted in Wave of Iraq Murders

    Emo Kids Targeted in Wave of Iraq Murders | ARTICLE

    At least 14 young people have been stoned to death in Baghdad in the past three weeks in what appears to be a deliberate campaign by Shi'ite militants against kids wearing clothing and hairstyles associated...

    March 12, 2012 12:20 PM ET
  • Exclusive Stream: Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo Makes His Solo Debut

    Exclusive Stream: Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo Makes His Solo Debut | ARTICLE

    Lee Ranaldo has spent the past three decades building a body of work that includes his work as a member of Sonic Youth and a variety of experimental side projects, but Between the Times and the...

    March 12, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • John Mayer Cancels Tour After Throat Condition Returns

    John Mayer Cancels Tour After Throat Condition Returns | ARTICLE

    John Mayer has been forced to take an indefinite break from live performance after learning that a granuloma on his vocal cords has grown back after doctors believed it had healed. The singer went to the...

    March 9, 2012 12:20 PM ET
  • Rage Against the Machine to Rush Limbaugh: 'Stop Using Our Music in Your Right-Wing Clown Show'

    Rage Against the Machine to Rush Limbaugh: 'Stop Using Our Music in Your Right-Wing Clown Show' | ARTICLE

    Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine is the latest rock star to demand that Rush Limbaugh stop using his music on the air. "Rush Limbaugh played "Sleep Now in the Fire" as a...

    March 9, 2012 8:55 AM ET
  • Fiona Apple Unveils 23-Word Album Title

    Fiona Apple Unveils 23-Word Album Title | ARTICLE

    Fiona Apple has revealed that her long-delayed fourth album will be titled The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do....

    March 7, 2012 12:45 PM ET
  • The Smiths Meet Nintendo in 'Super Morrissey Bros.'

    The Smiths Meet Nintendo in 'Super Morrissey Bros.' | ARTICLE

    It's sort of amazing that it took this long for some clever person to mash up the Smiths and Super Mario Bros. as Super Morrissey Bros., but it was certainly worth the wait. This Chiptune...

    March 5, 2012 3:45 PM ET
  • The Magnetic Fields Embrace Chance on Their 12th Album

    The Magnetic Fields Embrace Chance on Their 12th Album | ARTICLE

    The Magnetic Fields' 12th album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, finds the long-running indie group cycling back to its roots in synth-pop after three consecutive records that explored strings, distorted guitars and traditional folk instrumentation...

    March 5, 2012 2:15 PM ET
  • Patrick Stump: I'm a 27-Year-Old Has-Been

    Patrick Stump: I'm a 27-Year-Old Has-Been | ARTICLE

    Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump published a long blog entry last night on his personal site in which he laments the commercial failure of his solo album, Soul Punk, and his status as...

    February 29, 2012 11:45 AM ET
  • Radiohead Debut Two New Songs in Miami

    Radiohead Debut Two New Songs in Miami | ARTICLE

    Radiohead kicked off their 2012 world tour in Miami last night with a setlist heavy on recent material and oldies that fit in comfortably with the band's turn toward chilly, poly-rhythmic electronica. Along with two new...

    February 28, 2012 8:30 AM ET
  • Tricky to Perform 'Maxinquaye' in London

    Tricky to Perform 'Maxinquaye' in London | ARTICLE

    Trip-hop pioneer Tricky will perform his 1995 breakthrough album Maxinquaye in full at Sundance London, a four-day event spun off from the popular Sundance Film Festival. Tricky will reunite with singer Martina Topley-Bird for the show on...

    February 27, 2012 8:30 AM ET
  • Depeche Mode Co-Founders Reunite As VCMG

    Depeche Mode Co-Founders Reunite As VCMG | ARTICLE

    VCMG, the new project by synthpop pioneers Vince Clarke and Martin Gore, marks the first time the two musicians have worked together since they were both members of Depeche Mode in the early Eighties. In the...

    February 23, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • Blur to Headline Olympics Closing Show

    Blur to Headline Olympics Closing Show | ARTICLE

    Britpop icons Blur will headline a show at London's Hyde Park to celebrate the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics on August 12th. The bill for the event, which will include giant screens displaying highlights from...

    February 21, 2012 8:30 AM ET
  • Chris Brown Using 'I Promise Not to Beat You' as a Pickup Line

    Chris Brown Using 'I Promise Not to Beat You' as a Pickup Line | ARTICLE

    Chris Brown has reportedly begun using "Can I get your number? I promise I won't beat you!" as a pickup line. A source has told Us Weekly that the singer used the line on a...

    February 16, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Kraftwerk to Perform 3D Concert Series at Museum of Modern Art

    Kraftwerk to Perform 3D Concert Series at Museum of Modern Art | ARTICLE

    Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will perform each of their eight albums at a special retrospective exhibition at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art in April. The series, Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5...

    February 15, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • Adele: I'm Heading Back to the Studio

    Adele: I'm Heading Back to the Studio | ARTICLE

    Adele has played down her remarks in the latest issue of Vogue about planning a five-year hiatus in a blog post on her official site. "I've a few days off now, and then it’s the...

    February 15, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • Green Day Begin Work on New Album

    Green Day Begin Work on New Album | ARTICLE

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong announced in a tweet today that his band have hit the studio to begin work on their next album. "Happy Valentine's Day! Officially started recording the new record today. It's...

    February 14, 2012 4:30 PM ET
  • Kenny Rogers Sues Capitol Records Over Royalties

    Kenny Rogers Sues Capitol Records Over Royalties | ARTICLE

    Kenny Rogers has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Tennessee alleging that Capitol Records has failed to pay him royalties for music sold as digital downloads or ringtones. The suit also alleges that...

    February 14, 2012 8:30 AM ET
  • Paul Weller Sidesteps Nostalgia on Eclectic 'Sonik Kicks'

    Paul Weller Sidesteps Nostalgia on Eclectic 'Sonik Kicks' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Paul Weller's 'That Dangerous Age' Paul Weller is one of Britain's most prolific rockers, with a rich discography spanning 11 solo...

    February 13, 2012 11:00 AM ET
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