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Neneh Cherry has announced a memoir titled A Thousand Threads, due October 8th, 2024 via Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner (pre-orders are now ongoing). Covering the life of the “Buffalo Stance” singer from her childhood through her punk years, global success, woes, and more, A Thousand Threads will be “deeply personal.” According to its press
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Pierce Brosnan has pleaded guilty for walking off a trail at Yellowstone National Park and will pay $1,500 for the transgression. After walking off trail in a thermal area of Yellowstone’s Mammoth Terraces last November, Brosnan posted a picture on Instagram. The photo alerted authorities to the act of trespassing, leading to the court case.
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If the streaming wars have brought forth a landfill of content, then treasures must abound. But not all of those gems have been discovered — or if they have, they aren’t given the audience that they rightfully deserve. Such is the case for Girls5eva, the heartwarming, satirical showbiz comedy that premiered on Peacock in 2021
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Kahil El’Zabar, born Clifton Blackburn in Chicago in 1953, has performed alongside Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Paul Simon, and Cannonball Adderley, among many others. He’s a founding board member of the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression and was knighted by the French, receiving the Chevalier Medal of Letters in 2014. And yet,
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Neil Young has (unenthusiastically) announced that his songs will once again be available to stream on “low res” Spotify, two years after his catalog was removed from the platform in protest of their exclusive deal with Joe Rogan. The announcement came via a post on Young’s Neil Young Archives website, which states: “Spotify, the #1
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Eric Carmen, the former frontman of The Raspberries and power pop hitmaker behind songs like “Go All the Way,” “I Wanna Be With You,” “All By Myself,” and “Hungry Eyes,” has died at the age of 74. Carmen passed away in his sleep over the weekend, his wife Amy announced on Monday. A cause of
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It’s been called a rite of passage, a whirlwind, and even a new world. But above all else, SXSW is a stage for storytellers, a platform for boundary-pushers, and a place where authenticity and innovation thrive. This year, these six Nettwerk acts will take on the festival for the first time, stringing together raw narratives
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Awards shows are often times a laborious watch — especially the Academy Awards. Compared to its younger, drunker step-sibling, the Golden Globes, the Oscars has earned a reputation for being a stiff, pompous, and an often overly long telecast, with its lone saving grace usually being a memorable musical performance or history-making acceptance speech. But
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Coming off of his 2023 Coachella performance and an Electronic Dance Music Award for Best Radio Show (Process Radio), French DJ and producer Dombresky has continued his momentum into 2024 with his Sound of the Drums EP collab with London duo JADED and his LIFT OFF Tour. The EP’s melodic peak-time tracks released on Diplo’s
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Scarlett Johansson had the honor of portraying Alabama Senator Katie Britt in Saturday Night Live’s spoofing of her response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union earlier this week. Britt, once a rising star in the Republican party and a possible candidate to serve as Donald Trump’s VP, essentially torpedoed her political career with
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Soundgarden literally stood tall over the world of Seattle rock in the grunge era – every member of the band’s classic lineup was at least 6’1”. As additionally the heaviest and most unabashedly ambitious band in the scene, Soundgarden leapfrogged quickly from Sub Pop to a major label in the late ‘80s. Frontman Chris Cornell,
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The Pitch: In mainland China in 1996, a young physicist watches her father get beaten to death in a struggle session during the Cultural Revolution. In 2024 London, a surly intelligence officer named Clarence (Benedict Wong) investigates the mysterious deaths of prominent figures in the scientific community — including the mentor of five brilliant Oxford-educated minds.
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Grace Bowers has been added to the lineup for Spin‘s special March 13 show at Emo’s in Austin, Tx, which will be headlined by local native Gary Clark Jr. 17-year-old Bay Area native Bowers has made waves thanks to her virtuoso guitar skills, which have earned accolades from Margo Price, Tyler Childers, the Gaslight Anthem
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Sheer Mag – Playing Favorites (Third Man) Even at capacity, there’s room for joy at the dive bar. On Playing Favorites, the third full-length release from Philadelphia punk stalwarts Sheer Mag, anthemic ’70s rock and defiant choruses are proof of life, a revivifying jolt amidst the fug of cigarette smoke, spilled beer, and the capitalist
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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Noah Kahan will headline the 2024 edition of the Sea.Hear.Now festival Sept. 14-15 on the beach in Asbury Park, N.J. The event, which was created by rock photographer Danny Clinch, Tim Donnelly and HM Wollman in partnership with promoter C3 Presents, will also feature sets from the Gaslight Anthem,
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“Ladies and gentlemen, we couldn’t be happier to have them here. Please welcome Future Islands.” Late night TV is filled with memorable musical moments. Before Carpool Karaoke, TikTok, and whatever it is Jimmy Fallon is doing these days, late-night television used to be where you could create a name for yourself. It used to mean
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Kacey Musgraves served as musical guest on this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, where she supported her new album Deeper Well. The Nashville singer-songwriter performed “Deeper Well” and “Too Good to be True,” which you can replay below. Deeper Well, Musgraves’ sixth studio album, arrives on March 15th via MCA Nashville / Interscope. To
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Haunting the backdrop, the soft space behind the bassline, the lingering hum of the harmony, and almost everywhere in between, Ren.y.c is everywhere we listen in the new single “Wicky,” and yet the premise of this audial experience doesn’t necessarily suggest self-indulgence. Indeed, there’s an introspective quality to how some of this lyrical imagery could
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