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Denman Maroney, Leroy Jenkins, Rich O'Donnell - Unknown Unknowns ****½

Denman Maroney, Leroy Jenkins, Rich O'Donnell - Unknown Unknowns  ****½

48 minutes ago   |   Free Jazz

By Keith Prosk Maroney , Jenkins , and O'Donnell have appeared together before on Leroy Jenkins' Driftwood's 2005 The Art of Improvisation , also featuring Min Xiao-Fen on...
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In Photos: Gorillaz Bring “Shy-Town” to Chicago's United Center

7 hours ago   |   Consequence of Sound

We've heard of Gorillas in the Mist , but Gorillaz in “Shy-Town”? Such was the case on Tuesday night, when Damon Albarn and his bratty team of animated trip-hop rockers...
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Swedish Soul-Pop Singer LÉON Readies Her Debut Album, 3 Years After Going Viral

Swedish Soul-Pop Singer LÉON Readies Her Debut Album, 3 Years After Going Viral

11 hours ago   |   Billboard

"I need to take off my hoops!" teases Swedish singer-songwriter Lotta Lindgren, who performs as LÉON, with a laugh. She's just come to...
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Leverage Models' Experimental Pop Blossoms Into Glorious Synthpop on "Senators"

Leverage Models' Experimental Pop Blossoms Into Glorious Synthpop on "Senators"

16 hours ago   |   Pop Matters

None When Shannon Fields disbanded his notable experimental rock ensemble Stars Like Fleas, he wanted to pursue a different life and a change of sound. Leaving Brooklyn, he...
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Maxwell - “Shame” Video

Maxwell - “Shame” Video

16 hours ago   |   Stereogum

Two years ago, the smoothly spacey soul great Maxwell released his album blackSUMMERS'night , the second LP in a planned trilogy. Nobody really expected that album to ever come...
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NYC Scene Report - Otis Clapp, Me Not You, & more

17 hours ago   |   Adam Bernard   |   3 articles

This week's NYC Scene Report features a hip-hop “Eulogy” from Otis Clapp, a live clip from alt pop-rock outfit Me Not You, something “F*cked Up Crazy” from the soulful Stolar...
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Stacking The Deck with Better Royals

17 hours ago   |   Adam Bernard

Stacking The Deck is a feature exclusive to Adam's World where I bring packs of 1991 Pro Set Superstars MusiCards to artists, and we discuss who they find in each pack. When...
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Breathtaking New Aretha Franklin 'Silent Night' Remix Is An Early Christmas Present For Fans

Breathtaking New Aretha Franklin 'Silent Night' Remix Is An Early Christmas Present For Fans

22 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

The Queen of Soul's voice is accompanied only by her own piano playing.
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Brits in Hot Weather 7: Elder Island, Childcare, Eliza Shaddad, Calva Louise, and Cal Raasay

Brits in Hot Weather 7: Elder Island, Childcare, Eliza Shaddad, Calva Louise, and Cal Raasay

23 hours ago   |   Pop Matters

Welcome to another edition of Brits in Hot Weather. It's been far too long since 6. As always the premise is simple. Five new songs from five British artists that you may not...
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Vid Pick: Wordburglar - Rental Patient

1 day ago   |   Adam Bernard   |   2 articles

Sometimes you relate to a song so damned much that you truly feel it in your soul. This was the case for me the first time I heard Canadian hip-hop artist Wordburglar's “Rental...
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The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

Eighth Grade Star Elsie Fisher To Star In Shaggs Musical Film

Eighth Grade Star Elsie Fisher To Star In Shaggs Musical Film

Elsie Fisher has booked her first starring role since breaking out in Bo Burnham's indie Eighth Grade. Fisher will star in The Shaggs, a musical feature that is based on the... Read more ...

T3R Elemento on Unexpected Latin AMA Nomination: 'It Took All of Us by Surprise'

T3R Elemento on Unexpected Latin AMA Nomination: 'It Took All of Us by Surprise'

With fewer than five years in the music biz, T3R Elemento have managed to climb the Billboard charts with their fresh take on traditional corridos... Read more ...

Meet Two New Voices Of The Guitar, From Players Known For Gonzo Punk

Meet Two New Voices Of The Guitar, From Players Known For Gonzo Punk

Wendy Eisenberg and Arian Shafiee both make rewardingly weird punk. But now, each is releasing an album for the solo guitar label VDSQ. Read more ...

Lady Gaga Is No. 1, Bradley Cooper No. 3 On Artist 100, Thanks to 'A Star Is...

Lady Gaga Is No. 1, Bradley Cooper No. 3 On Artist 100, Thanks to 'A Star Is Born' Soundtrack

Lady Gaga returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart to become the top musical act in the U.S. for a... Read more ...

All That Remains Guitarist Oli Herbert Dies at 44

All That Remains Guitarist Oli Herbert Dies at 44

Oli Herbert, founding guitarist of Massachusetts metal band All That Remains, has died at age 44. "We were devastated to learn that Oli... Read more ...

PRETTYMUCH Drops Pop-Infused 'Real Friends' Ahead Of Headlining U.S. Tour

PRETTYMUCH Drops Pop-Infused 'Real Friends' Ahead Of Headlining U.S. Tour

PRETTYMUCH returned with the pop banger “Real Friends” Wednesday. The five-piece boy band's single comes... Read more ...

Barack Obama Urges Young People to Vote, Says 'More People Go to Coachella'...

Barack Obama Urges Young People to Vote, Says 'More People Go to Coachella' Than Decided Presidential Election

You might be familiar with Coachella, the massive yearly California music festival that has featured a hearty mix of pop, rock and R&B acts... Read more ...

Bad Religion - “The Profane Rights Of Man”

Bad Religion - “The Profane Rights Of Man”

Southern California punk elders Bad Religion were legends 25 years ago, and they are still cranking out blistering and eloquent melodic hardcore bangers whenever the mood... Read more ...

SXSW Announces First Set of 2019 Performers

SXSW Announces First Set of 2019 Performers

With South by Southwest Music Festival just five months away, the festival's organizers have revealed the initial set of 240... Read more ...

Watch Erykah Badu, BlocBoy JB, An Anti-XXXTentacion Vic Mensa, And More Rap...

Watch Erykah Badu, BlocBoy JB, An Anti-XXXTentacion Vic Mensa, And More Rap In BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

Last night, BET aired its annual Hip-Hop Awards. The show featured performances from big names like Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Pump, and Gucci Mane, among others. But as... Read more ...