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U2 Dethrone Taylor Swift in Billboard Chart Battle

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:40pm

In a clash of true music world titans, Irish rock stars U2 managed to dislodge pop queen Taylor Swift from her three week perch atop the Billboard Album Chart. Bono and co's 14th studio album Songs of Experience sold 180,000 copies and added 6.5 million streams to total an impressive 186,000

Run The Jewels Tease A Mysterious New Release?

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:30pm

It is safe to say that Killer Mike and El-P, aka Run The Jewels like puzzles. And surprises. If you head over to https://1215.runthejewels.com right now, you will see a map, and emergency tip line number and a countdown clock set to expire at 12:15pm EST (9:15am PST) on Friday, December 15. Calling

Royal Blood Show To Be Livestreamed By House of Vans

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:25pm

British rock duo Royal Blood are on the road in support of their new album How Did We Get So Dark?, and have been working on a special event at the House of Vans location in London for quite some time. 10,000 fans already won the chance to attend the show in person, but now it has been revealed that

YouTube & Apple Line Up Major Music Moves For 2018

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:14pm

Further proof of the importance of music services in the eyes of Silicon Valley and the ears of consumers alike can be found in a couple of major business moves over recent days, one officially confirmed and one privately discussed. On one side of the music world, Apple has confirmed its purchase of

Moby Releases New Single, Album Confirmed For Release In March

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:40pm

A new single and video from Moby "Like A Motherless Child" — featuring LA-based soul singer Raquel Rodriguez — has been released this week in advance of the electronic pioneer's new studio album. Like some of Moby's biggest hits, the track is a new take on a classic southern spiritual.

The Cure Announce Huge Outdoor 40th Anniversary Show in London

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:27pm

The Cure will play a special show next July to mark the band's 40th year together as part of the British Summer Time Festival in London's Hyde Park. Robert Smith (voice and guitars), Simon Gallup (bass), Jason Cooper (drums), Roger O'Donnell (Keyboards) and Reeves Gabrels (guitars) are all confirmed

2018 Golden Globe Music Nominees Include Mary J. Blige & Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood

Monday, December 11, 2017 3:05pm

The nominations for the music categories of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, and as usual, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association mixed up old favorites and new names in the two music categories. In the battle for best

10 Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Tracks On New 2018 Album

Monday, December 11, 2017 2:55pm

Sony Legacy Recordings has announced a March 9 release date for the upcoming final installment of their recent trilogy of archival Hendrix albums. Both Sides of the Sky will include 13 tracks, all recorded between 1968 and 1970 and including a cover of "Woodstock", originally by Joni Mitchell. Among

Luke Bryan, Jim James, And Charles Hayward & Thurston Moore Give Tribute In Top Albums Of The Week - December 8

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:12pm

The first full week of December may have seen a little bit of a lull when it came to new releases, but a handful of the albums that did drop certainly deserve a listen. Whether you're into country, covers, or a little bit of improv, there's still something for everybody that came out this week. Luke

Sufjan Stevens, Blush, & Cults Share Generously In Top Songs Of The Week - December 8

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:09pm

We are now one full week through December and everyone is gearing up for the holidays, which means presents are in store for those of us who have managed to be good. It seems like music fans on the whole have managed to stay in the light, which is evidenced by the new tracks that were delivered this

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Demi Lovato, & Father John Misty Ascend In Top Music Videos Of The Week - December 8

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:06pm

Winter is finally in the air and we are starting to get into the Christmas spirit, but that doesn't mean we have started watching nothing but holiday videos yet. Instead, this week we were drawn to a variety of music videos from artists from a variety of genres. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings




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