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5 hrs ago | Billboard

Brian Eno Addresses Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Passionate Letter on David Byrne's Website

Brian Eno has shared his feelings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a passionate letter that has been published on David Byrne's website.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Brian Eno, Family, Kids

17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Is Louis Armstrong New Orleans' greatest son? Satchmo Summerfest celebrates his legacy

New Orleans knows that Louis Armstrong is the greatest. That's why we named a park and an airport after him, raised a statue in his honor, and once hailed him as King Zulu.

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Related Topix: Armstrong, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Relive Nicky Romero's Tomorrowland Performance

Following two gripping Main Stage performances at Belgian super-festival Tomorrowland over the past fortnight, 25-year-old Dutch wunderkind Nicky Romero has now decided to share the magic and the madness with his absent fans, by uploading a video of his full Weekend Packed to the brim with some of the freshest hits, collaborations, special edits ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Dr. John - 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch'

Dr. John joined by a gaggle of guest trumpeters and vocalists paying tribute to jazz legend Louis Armstrong : what more could you ask for? What, indeed? Dr. John's Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch is an album that promises a lot, but more important, it delivers on that promise.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WWOZ

The Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars

Ever since he listened to "St. Louis Blues" on the Louis Armstrong's "16 Most Requested Songs" CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops.

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Related Topix: Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Rutgers University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Billboard

Tomorrowland 2014 Day 3 Highlights: Paul Kalkbrenner,...

Tomorrowland wrapped up its second weekend in fitting fashion on Sunday . A few hours of rainfall did nothing to dampen the 10-year anniversary party in Boom, Belgium, where techno and trance dominated the schedule outside of the main stage.

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland, Weather

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Satchmo SummerFest

John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Armstrong, Boutte, LA, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

BBC News

Tomorrowland music festival makes global impact

"This is a dream come true, I feel like I've jumped inside my television because in Brazil my friends and I would always watch Tomorrowland's videos and we always wanted to come here.

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland, Dance, Pop/Rock, Avicii

Lifehacker

a Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies Cards Break Down Creative Blocks

We all encounter creative blocks from time to time. Writers suffer with writers' block, but people in all fields of work hit a wall every now and then.

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Related Topix: Brian Eno, Roxy Music, Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Who Ate All The Pies

Belgium Broskis Jan Vertonghen & Dries Mertens Go Crowdsurfing At Tomorrowland EDM Festival

Fittingly taking place in the Belgian town of Boom every summer since 2005, the Tomorrowland festival is pretty much the armpit of the truly vacuous European dance music scene, with thousands of pisshole-eyed, sweaty-vested, cheek-chewing day-glo ravers swarming to rural Flanders to mindlessly womp and woop the weekend away.

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland

Mission Local

Invite Inside New Grand Theater Tonight

Walking by the historic Grand Theater on Mission Street between 22nd and 23rd in recent weeks you may have been overcome with curiosity at the sight of the long-shuttered shutters open and furniture set up in its lobby.

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Related Topix: Tim Hecker

Billboard

Tomorrowland 2014 Day 1 Highlights: Avicii, Dillon Francis...

Tomorrowland kicked off its second weekend honor of the festival's 10th anniversary on Friday .

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland, Dance, Pop/Rock, Avicii, ID&T, House, Eric Prydz

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Preview 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' Dr. John's upcoming album

Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack, onstage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on May 3, 2014, during 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.'

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Stereogum

Air Release Vinyl-Only Museum Soundtrack

The music made by the long-running French duo Air always sounded like it was meant to soundtrack something - and often, it was soundtracking something.

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Related Topix: Eno

HotelChatter

Brussels: That Time When EDM Took Over Europe's Staidest City's Business Hotels

What happens when you hold an upmarket music festival in a place with no accommodation just outside a major hotel town or city? Neon everywhere and flower headdresses in totally unthinkable hotels, that's what.

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Related Topix: Tomorrowland

Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

ContactMusic.com

No Lands Streams New Track 'Pretender' Plus Announces New 2014 Us Summer Tour Dates [Listen]

New Amsterdam Records is proud to reveal "Pretender" by No Lands , the recording and performing alias of Michael Hammond.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Listen, Science / Technology, CPU, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Eno, Brian Eno, Computers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Technabob.com

Sense Orb Monitors Your Sleep with No Wristband Needed

I really like my Pebble smartwatch and it's ability to track my sleep patterns, but it is uncomfortable to wear at night.

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Related Topix: The Orb

XLR8R

LAST

It seems seems that the droney ambient realm has experienced a creative output boost of late, with exclusive live performances and records from the likes of Oren Ambarchi , Sunn 0))) , The Burial Chamber Trio , and a heap of other non-Southern Lord-affiliated acts.

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Related Topix: Oren Ambarchi

Fermanagh Today

The Answer are just one of many bands performing at the festival

Organisers of Northern Ireland's alternative music festival Sunflowerfest, held since 2010 at Tubby's Farm in Hillsborough, have confirmed that Co Down natives The Answer and London electronica group The Orb will headline the fifth annual line-up alongside Mojo Fury, who will perform at the closing night.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, The Orb, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Japan, World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

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