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Meet the Musician Who’ll Record a Song About Your Life in 20 Minutes

In a nondescript alley in downtown Manhattan Brooklyn musician Grey Gersten sits inside an abandoned elevator shaft that’s been converted into the surreal art museum Mmuseumm He’s behind a movie theatre-style ticket booth surrounded by various instruments drum machines and recording equipment asking strangers intimate questions such as “Did you…

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Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to Headline Farm Aid

Farm Aid is coming to Raleigh North Carolina’s Walnut Creek Ampitheater on September 13th and this year Jack White will be joining board members Willie Nelson Neil Young John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews on the bill Preservation Hall Jazz Band Jamey Johnson Delta Rae Lukas Nelson & Promise of the…

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Joe Nichols Says ‘Yeah’ to a Country Comeback

When “Yeah” landed on top of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week it was Joe Nichols’ fifth time at Number One but a first for him in that its recording fees came out of his own pocket In May of 2012 the singer left Show Dog-Universal and was without a…

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Edgar Winter Pays Tribute to Johnny: ‘My Greatest Musical Hero’

Johnny Winter’s brother multi-instrumentalist Edgar will pay tribute to his sibling who died at age 70 last week on his upcoming tour In a statement Edgar expressed admiration for Johnny and remorse for his passing “My wife Monique and I are shocked at the suddenness of Johnny’s passing especially since…

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Kid Rock Subpoenaed to Produce Glass Sex Toy in ICP Trial

It’s nothing to “whoop whoop” about The ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit against horrorcore hip-hop act Insane Clown Posse just got a lot more disgusting and it involves a glass sex toy reportedly owned by Kid Rock Attorneys for the group’s former publicist Andrea Pellegrini have subpoenaed the rocker to produce…

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Eli Young Band Kick Up ‘Dust’ on ‘Letterman’

Casual fans who came to the Eli Young Band via their Number One ballad “Crazy Girl” may mistakenly consider the group — made up of singer Mike Eli guitarist James Young bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson — purveyors of mid-tempo fare But the quartet who earned a Grammy…

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See Miley Cyrus Dance in Pharrell Williams’ ‘Come Get It Bae’ Video

Pharrell Williams spends most of his time behind the camera gawking at models as they shimmy gyrate and pantomime riding a motorcycle to the singer’s funky second Girl single “Come Get It Bae” But what keeps the video from being an homage to George Michael’s “Too Funky” clip in 1992…

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Lost ‘Wild Style’ Breakbeats Unearthed For Lavish 7-Disc Vinyl Set

On August 12th DJ and label owner Kenny Dope is releasing all 13 instrumentals produced for historic hip-hop flick Wild Style as a set of seven 45s in “casebook packaging” on his own Kay Dee Records 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time ‘Wild Style’ There are few documents in rap history more…

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Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Usher to Play iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival is shaping up to be a typically star-studded concert featuring a litany of pop’s biggest artists performing over the course of two days Taylor Swift Coldplay Usher Ariana Grande Nicki Minaj Mötley Crüe Zac Brown Band One Direction will all perform as will Ed…

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Brett Eldredge Swims With the Fishes

Brett Eldredge knows how to party On July 17th — one month after “Beat of the Music” climbed to the top of the country charts giving the country singer his second consecutive Number One hit — Eldredge celebrated by slipping into the warm waters off the coast of the Bahamas……

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Hear Ex-Kyuss Singer John Garcia’s Duet With the Doors’ Robby Krieger

“If someone told me at 19 years old when I wrote ‘Her Bullets Energy’ that Robby Krieger would be playing on it I would have told them ‘You’re out of your mind and go jump in a lake’” says John Garcia the voice behind bands like Kyuss Vista Chino and…

Eric Clapton Taps John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for New JJ Cale Covers

Eric Clapton is at the helm of two new collaborative tracks from The Breeze his upcoming tribute to the late blues legend JJ Cale “Train to Nowhere” and “Don’t Wait” both of which premiered Tuesday on Guitar World and Billboard respectively The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time Little Steven on Eric…

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