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Watch Sharon Van Etten Play “Break Me” And “Tarifa” On Kimmel

Sharon Van Etten stopped by Jimmy Kimmel on Friday night to perform two songs from her fantastic new album Are We There. She did emotional and low-key performances of “Tarifa” and “Break Me.” You can watch video of both below. Are We There is out now via Jagjaguwar. Read our profile on Van Etten.

Danger Zone-Fire Fire (Single)

Self-Release/Independent 2014 It's been two years since we last heard from Italy's Danger Zone. The thing is, based solely on the high quality melodic rock/hard rock that fans (incl. yours truly!) have come to know and love so much from...Show More Summary

Hilary Duff Delays Release Of Her Comeback Album

Hilary Duff has spent her summer staging a comeback, with initial plans to release a new album this fall. On August 29, though, she announced on Twitter that she is delaying the full-length’s release. “Guys hate to break this news but the album won’t be out in October,” Duff said. “You will have to wait... More »

Watch Billy Corgan Play Pumpkins B-Side “Purr Snickety” & Zwan’s “Of A Broken Heart” At Ravinia Festival Rehearsal

Billy Corgan was the latest performer at the Illinois-based concert series Ravinia Festival. Last night, he played a 28-song acoustic set that included Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan, and solo material. One of the perks of being a VIP at the festival is getting to see a rehearsal before the show in an intimate setting, and Corgan [...]

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Wolf Parade’s “I’ll Believe in Anything” At Montreal Tour Closer

Arcade Fire played the last show of their 74-date Reflektor tour in their hometown of Montreal. Throughout the tour, the band played over thirty different covers and performed them with people like David Byrne, Marky Ramone, Mavis Staples, and Ian McCulloch. The band’s final cover was of Wolf Parade’s “I’ll Believe In Anything” from their [...]

Nike’s Not Ready To Let Kevin Durant Walk Away Just Yet

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Kidaudra - Help Me!

Sounds like: Nadine Carina, Eliza Hull, Giselle Song: Kidaudra - Help Me! What's so good? New York-based Kidaudra reached out to me earlier this month when she released her new EP, Ache. Ache is a five-track trip down avant-pop lane,...Show More Summary

Watch Rare Footage Of Pre-Pop Star Katy Perry From 2001

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Damocles - Forms on the Wall

Sounds like: Deku, Bibio, Bonobo Song: Damocles - Forms on the Wall What's so good? We got our first taste of Atlanta producer Damocles last November when we hyped his hip-hop leaning instrumental "At My Window." "Forms on the Wall" is the first mastered track off of the upcoming Damocles release, Echolalia, according to SoundCloud. Show More Summary

Ruu Campbell - The Call (LCAW Remix)

Sounds like: Kulkid, James Vincent McMorrow, Fink Song: Ruu Campbell - The Call (LCAW Remix) What's so good? A couple days back, LCAW uploaded this track to SoundCloud with the title "LCAW x Ruu Campbell." Naturally, that led me to believe...Show More Summary

Logic - Driving Ms. Daisy (Ft. Childish Gambino)

Sounds like: Skizzy Mars, Kendrick Lamar, G-Eazy Song: Logic - Driving Ms. Daisy (Ft. Childish Gambino) What's so good? A couple days back Childish Gambino released a new track that was, to say the least, pretty disappointing. Fortunately it looks like he had a little something more up his sleeves: a collaboration with Logic. "Driving Ms. Show More Summary

Julio Bashmore - Simple Love (Ft. J'Danna)

Sounds like: Mosca, George Fitzgerald, Eliphino Song: Julio Bashmore - Simple Love (Ft. J'Danna) What's so good? It's bright and early on a Sunday  morning, and I'm about ready to go out for a run. Fortunately I'll have Julio Bashmore's...Show More Summary

Prom 48: Ever Icelandic - Tectonics at the Royal Albert Hall

Ilan Volkov and the Iceland Symphony Orchestraat the BBC Proms - Photo Alistair Muir Haukur Tómasson, Jón Leifs, Beethoven, Schumann; Jonathan Biss, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov; BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall Reviewed...Show More Summary

Prom 58: Richard Strauss's Salome

Nina Stemme Richard Strauss Salome; Nina Stemme, Doris Soffel, Burkhard Ulrich, Samuel Youn, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles; BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Aug 30 2014 Star rating: 5.0 Lithe,Show More Summary

Gig: September at BJ’s in Chorley

September line up at BJ’s Rock In The Blues Club 4th – Doctor Truth 11th – The Shakers 18th – Rhythm Zoo 25th – Tin Pan Alley Free admission every Thursday 9-30pm to 11-15 pm The Minstrel Eaves Green Road, Chorley PR7 3PQ

"It's got to be obsessive." Meet Mark-Anthony Turnage

I went to see Mark-Anthony Turnage the other week to talk to him about the revival of Anna Nicole that is to open the Royal Opera House's new season (11 Sept). Article is in the Independent now and the uncut version is below. First,Show More Summary

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer

Trumpeter m: Thad Jones and drummer extraordinaire m: Mel Lewis may have given birth to the band that's now known as The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, but the late m: Bob Brookmeyer gave the group artistic independence at a time when it was sorely needed. When Jones left...

Video: Kanye West & J. Cole – Live At 2014 Made In America Festival

Check out Kanye West and J. Cole’s full performances at the 2014 Made In America Festival.

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