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53 min ago | Billboard

Giorgio Moroder Remixes Coldplay's 'Midnight...

Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder has worked his production magic on "Midnight," a song lifted from Coldplay's upcoming new album "Ghost Stories."

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Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Age

Apr 18 - Fri KC and the Sunshine Band

Never underestimate the power of a quality mirror ball. Delirium was instant when that massive explosion of spinning sparkles transformed Hamer Hall into boogie wonderland for the return of Harry Casey and his Sunshine franchise.

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Sunday Herald

Review: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Oran Mor, Glasgow

Here was an object lesson in performance and a rich musical feast from a woman most probably still see as a pretty face who sings pleasant dancefloor-filling tunes.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sophie Ellis Bextor, The Audience, Chic

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

70s band can't get by without you

BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.

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Related Topix: The Real Thing, Soul, Funk, Kool & the Gang, Chic

Thu Apr 17, 2014

City Paper

Le Geek, C'est Chic: An Awesome Con Venn Diagram

Once relegated to the D-list gym teams and the lunch tables closest to the garbage cans, misfits and superfans of every breed have reclaimed the "nerd" word and made geek culture into its own cool kids' club.

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Related Topix: Chic

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Hit film 'Sister Act' becomes a musical blast from the disco past

If legendary composer Alan Menken hadn't been able to put his own stamp on the score for the musical 'Sister Act,' he might have turned down the job.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Crime Movies, Sister Act, Theater, Alan Menken, Donna Summer

New Yorker

The Woman Who Put the Soul in "Sanctified"

When you first hear the opening seconds of the song " Sanctified ," by Rick Ross, your instinct might be to give credit to Kanye West, who co-produced it, for finding one of the most breathtaking vocal samples in hip-hop history.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Betty Wright

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NY1

Officials Detail New Tax Laws Affecting Gay Married Couples in NY

Tuesday is the first Tax Day that thousands of married same-sex couples in New York can file joint taxes, and lawyers, activists and officials gathered outside the IRS center in Manhattan Monday to celebrate the change.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, New York, Village People

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Watch Beck's performance at Coachella; get psyched to see him at #XPNFest

Of the many excellent performances at Coachella this past weekend , add one more name to the list: Beck .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Beck, Donna Summer

Fri Apr 11, 2014

EQ Magazine

IMS Engage Announces Giorgio Moroder and Pete Tong

Second announcement of speakers confirmed for the upcoming IMS Engage, taking place in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 16th at the W Hotel Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Dance, Giorgio Moroder

XLR8R

Listen to a Mix of Rare Chinese Funk, Soul, and Jazz from Honey Soundsystem's Bezier for Beats in Space

San Francisco's Honey Soundsystem crew has been keeping very busy in 2014. Just this week, the collective-who we profiled back in January as part of Bubblin' Up Week -issued its new Spring Mix , while crew member Jackie House teamed up with fellow SF producer Dr. Sleep on "Predatory Landscape," a Patrick Cowley-sampling tune that was offered up as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Patrick Cowley

Advocate

Village People's Randy Jones Is an Evil Overlord

Randy a Jones, the Village People's originala cowboy, will lead the cast of The Anthem , an original sci-fi musical inspired by the classic Ayn Rand novella Anthem .

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Related Topix: Village People, Ayn Rand, Prometheus

The Plain Dealer

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Predicting the Class of 2015

Now that the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is behind us, it's time to take a look at next year's potential Class of 2015 .

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Related Topix: Industrial, Pop/Rock, Nine Inch Nails, Husker Du, Punk, Cleveland, OH, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Blues, Chic, Joan Jett, Music, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Nikki Chalas Named New Executive Director of ZviDance

Nikki Chalas, a rising arts executive with over ten years of experience in the dance and theatre industries, has been named Executive Director of ZviDance.

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Related Topix: Dance, KC & the Sunshine Band, Ohio State University

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Trojan

'Mamma Mia' hits Los Angeles

Forty years ago this week, ABBA got its big break when the Swedish pop band won the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Related Topix: ABBA, Pop/Rock, Sophie, Wedding

SFGate

2 don't miss Bay Area concerts, April 10-13

Haim: The L.A. family combo adds up to more than just a Fleetwood Mac cover - or an infectious Target commercial.

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Related Topix: Cerrone, Funk, Sly & the Family Stone, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jason Gotay, Remy Zaken & Randy Jones to Star in World Premiere of...

JJJ Productions in Association with Culture Project and Aaron Grant Theatrical, Inc have announced that the world premiere of THE ANTHEM, an original musical lovingly inspired by the classic Ayn Rand Novella, "Anthem", with a book by Gary Morgenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell and lyrics by Erik Ransom will begin previews on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Village People

WPTV Local News

Autism Society hosting family event

In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, the Autism Society of Palm Beach/Martin County is hosting a new FUNdraiser for the entire family The Palm Beach Autism Festival Presented by The Eppy Group, The Palm Beach Kennel Club and The Slomin Family Center.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, KC & the Sunshine Band

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Stranger

Remixer Extraordinaire Todd Terje Produces His First Full-Length with a Little Help from Bryan Ferry

After working on remixes and edits for the likes of Stevie Wonder , Chic , Hot Chip , and Franz Ferdinand , Norwegian producer Todd Terje releases his first full-length, and it's a lot of fun .

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Related Topix: Chic

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Free Republic

Old Sacred Heart Church site now a roller-skating sanctuary

For more than a century, San Francisco Catholics were baptized, married and mourned at Sacred Heart Church on Fillmore Street.

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Related Topix: KC & the Sunshine Band

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