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Eddie Murphy On His Return To Music And The Stage

‘I didn’t want to leave it at ‘Party All the Time,” says Murphy “All I’ve been doing is making music,” says Eddie Murphy. “I haven’t been working on films, haven’t … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Global Citizen Festival: Stevie Wonder, Kings Of Leon, Alicia Keys And John Mayer Heading To Central Park

Timed around the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, the Global Citizen Festival will return for a second year to continue efforts of building a movement to … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Five Acts To Watch Today

Who should you catch on the opening day of Glastonbury?  For those members of the Guardian team who’ve been here since the crack of dawn on Wednesday, well, it feels … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arctic Monkeys To Headline First Day Of Glastonbury 2013

Arctic Monkeys will close the first day of Glastonbury 2013, which kicks off today (June 28), with a bill including performances from Dizzee Rascal, Portishead and Beady Eye. Beady Eye … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alt-J And Django Django Open Glastonbury 2013 With Packed-Out Secret Sets

Crowds flood to the new William’s Green tent Alt-J opened Glastonbury 2013 tonight (June 27), making their Glastonbury festival debut with a secret show at the new-for-2013 William’s Green stage. … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

As War Of Words Heats Up, Is Pandora Really Underpaying Artists?

This week, musicians from Pink Floyd to David Lowery, have shared thoughtful and impassioned arguments taking Pandora to task for paying artists too little and their campaign to pay even … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury 2013 Weather latest (June 27)

Some rain and wind expected but generally conditions will remain ‘pleasant’   The Met Office have once again updated NME.com with the very latest weather report for the Glastonbury area … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hit The Road And Hear Some Music: Summer Classical Festivals 2013 Lineup

Summer is heating up and so are dozens of classical music festivals all around the country. We couldn’t possibly list them all, but here’s a sampling of some of the … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Release: Ebony Bones, Behold A Pale Horse ” I see I Say” Nice

Ebony Thomas is a British singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Ebony began her career at the age of 12, when she was spotted by Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Omar Souleyman’s Dizzying Track Produced by Four Tet

U.K. producer teased Syrian singer’s song in a DJ set Four Tet keeps successfully building suspense for the upcoming album he produced for Syrian star Omar Souleyman. “Our music doesn’t … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Release: Alela Diane – “About Farewell”

The emotionally charged end of a relationship has fueled any number of great songs but rarely has the topic been addressed so eloquently or as hauntingly as on the songs … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Jackson Was Afraid of Concert Promoter, Son Testifies

Prince Jackson describes heated conversation before the “This Is It” tour was going to begin. Michael Jackson’s eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury 2013: Weather Forecast Is Looking Good

Glastonbury opened its gates this morning at 8am to let in the first of an estimated 135,000 people expected at the 2013 festival. The stages are built. The cows are … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travis Scott Sets It Straight: ‘I’m Not Hip-Hop’

‘I don’t like categories. I’m an artist,’ Scott tells MTV News Travis Scott dropped his Owl Pharaoh mixtape in late May, with features from artists like Bon Iver and Toro … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Arab Idol’ Winner Returns To Palestine To Cheers And Unease

KHAN YUNIS REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — The winner of “Arab Idol,” a one-time wedding singer who made it big, returned home here on Tuesday to both excitement and unease. … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Big Man Under The Afro, And His Music

Questlove Publishes His Memoir, ‘Mo’ Meta Blues’ Whenever I read a book by a musician, groupie, rock critic, producer, record mogul or roadie, on the end pages I keep a … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vishal’s First Bengali Song- “Pump It Up”

Vishal Dadlani sings in Bengali for the first time for the film Hawa Bodol, he had to squeeze time to record the track Ghore ferar gaan at the last minute, … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

India Gets Down “Ehsaas with Suryaveer”

Suryaveer Hooja, a versatile singer from New Delhi, has already carved a place for himself in the hearts of many. His tunes transcend time and genres and his unique approach … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Her Name Is “Lay Low” If You Didn’t Know

Lay Low, aka Lovísa Elísabet Sigrúnardóttir, released her first album back in 2006, and her spin on country, blues, and roots music caught the attention of everyone from KCRW to … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Band “Samaris” Is Havin Fun

The youngest of this bunch, Samaris are a trio of teenagers who blend woozy synths and electronics with live clarinet and vocals to create a dreamy mix of shoegaze, trip-hop, … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Reality of the Music Business Today: 1 Million Plays = $16.89

Musician indignant that free radio station does not make him rich   16 inShare “My Song Got Played On Pandora 1 Million Times and All I Got Was $16.89” is the … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Remembering The Multidimensional Music Of Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland

Bobby “Blue” Bland was known as the Frank Sinatra of the blues. He smoothed out Southern soul with the elegance of jazz and big-band music, sparked it with elements of … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam

Philadelphia’s 4th of July Jam is going global this year, thanks to VH1 and Palladia. The city’s Independence Day concert will be broadcast on both networks and will be streamed … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why We Like Las Vegas! Music Conference August 2013 Be There

Over the last few months, we have talked with hundreds of people about the new SXSW V2V event in August 2013. One of the questions that we keep hearing during … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The South By Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Happy Birthday’ Lyric Sheet Could Be Worth Millions in Copyright Fees

Suit claims 1911 songbook shows song is public domain “Happy Birthday to You” may soon be less dear. Virtually everybody knows the song, but nobody is allowed to use it … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

UK Dance Music Is Back – And This Time It’s Going Pop

                  British dance music is in rude health right now. Hackney four-piece Rudimental, producer Duke Dumont and Surrey brothers Disclosure have all … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rock Band Dornik (No 1,537)

Hometown: London. The lineup: Dornik (vocals, music). The background: There have been several attempts recently to launch a UK response to the modernist R&B of the Weeknd, Frank Ocean and … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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