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  1. Red Hot Organization To Release 'Day Of The Dead' Limited Edition ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JamBase

    A set of tracks from the massive Day Of The Dead Grateful Dead tribute box set benefiting the Red Hot Organization will be issued as special limited edition 12-inch vinyl release. Coming out August 2 via the 4AD record label, the four-song EP that will also support the HIV/AIDS awareness charity includes the lengthy all-star recording of "Terrapin Station ."


  2. 2016 Cleveland Arts Prize: John Elliott makes his own kind of (electronic) musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Plain Dealer

    Electronic musician and Emerging Artist Cleveland Arts Prize winner John Elliott, 32, of Lakewood probably owes a debt of gratitude to Walter Carlos. In 1968, Carlos shook the recording industry with his album "Switched On Bach," which won three Grammy Awards and would go on to sell a million albums in the following six years.


  3. Red Bull Music Academy launches new festival in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Resident Advisor

    RBMA will host a festival in Paris from September 19th through 24th. Following last year's academy , RBMA will return to Paris in September as a week-long festival happening at venues and clubs across the city.


  4. Melissa Rauch tops list of celebrity birthdays for June 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 |

    Singer Diana Trask is 76. Former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson is 60. Actress Frances McDormand is 59. Drummer Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth is 54. Singer Chico DeBarge is 46. Actress Selma Blair is 44. Singer KT Tunstall is 41. Singer Virgo Williams of Ghostown DJs is 41. Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is 39. Actress Melissa Rauch is 36. Singer Duffy is 32.


  5. Manic Street Preachers talk the past, future and playing CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Cornish Guardian

    The Eden Sessions headline slot on Saturday, July 9, comes after a string of acclaimed dates where they've played the entirety of Everything Must Go to celebrate its 20th anniversary. I spoke to Nicky Wire, the Welsh wonders' charismatic bassist and lyricist about the tour, the future and a return to Cornwall.


  6. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Texarkana Gazette

    On June 23, 1960, the Food and Drug Administration formally approved Enovid as the first oral contraceptive for sale in the U.S. In 1314, during the First War of Scottish Independence, the two-day Battle of Bannockburn, resulting in victory for the forces of Robert the Bruce over the army of King Edward II, began near Stirling. In 1757, forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of British colonial rule in India.


  7. July 30: Iss. 31Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Former Republican Veep loser likes Grimm over Allegretti to replace Democrat McMahon. Will it matter? Who knows, but it's a great story.


  8. Peaches hopes to Rub the right way with Sled Island showingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 |

    Canadian artist Peaches is the guest curator for the 10th annual Sled Island festival in Calgary. She will also be performing during the event.


  9. Kino Kimino x Son Of Stan: 'Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover' CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 |

    Kino Kimino is the brainchild of Kim Talon who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth. The ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies were released June 3 on Wavves' label Ghost Ramp and have received accolades from Pitchfork to FADER, and was streamed in full by Noisey.


  10. Kino Kimino Breathes New Hurt Into 'Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Spin

    Kino Kimino , the whimsical quirky brainchild of punk eccentric Kim Talon , is mostly known for sweet-and-sour rock with matching quirky art-student-esque videos . But for the moment at least, they've put down the home-recorder and picked up a pair of ripped jeans to take on Sophie B. Hawkins' early-'90s hit "Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover" with, self proclaimed "divorce-pop" singer Son of Stan .


  11. Westword Music Showcase Lineup by Venue: DazzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Denver Westword

    At this year's Westword Music Showcase , some of Denver's most prominent local acts will be taking the stage at Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge, located at 930 Lincoln Street. The eighteen-year-old club has hosted such groundbreaking jazz artists as Esperanza Spalding and Joe Lovano, earning it a reputation as the prime spot to hear such music in Denver.


  12. European jazz/rock The Thing at Meaty Festival in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Kelowna Capital News

    European free jazz/garage rock trio The Thing and Norwegian quartet Cortex will be making their first ever concert appearances in the Okanagan on June 23 at The Habitat in Kelowna. The concert is part of Meat On The Bone: A Three Course 'Feastival' of Improvised Music, presented by the Skin And Bones Music Series.


  13. How to Do LA Like 'Angie Tribeca' Star Rashida JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Racked

    Remember the girl in high school who could sit at the fashion folk table, chill at the chess club, and hang with the thespians? That's Rashida Jones in a nutshell. Last night, the LA-raised Angie Tribeca The guest list included experimental entertainer/artist Miranda July, former Sonic Youth frontwoman Kim Gordon, actress Busy Phillips, and designer Sophie Buhai - basically, our BFF wish list.


  14. 5 of the best indie nights in ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 |

    After a few years in the wilderness, exciting and dynamic indie music is making something of a comeback. Acts like Royal Blood, Alt-J and The Black Keys are infiltrating the charts and winning awards all over the shop, while classic acts like The Smiths, New Order and The Stone Roses are more loved than ever.


  15. Lee Ranaldo and Leah Singer performing 'Sight Unseen' art piece at ISSUE Project RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Brooklynvegan

    Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo is staying busy as always with projects of all shapes and sizes. Right now he's getting ready to put on a special performance art piece called "Sight Unseen," a collaboration with visual artist Leah Singer which happens June 30 at ISSUE Project Room in Brooklyn.


  16. The Music Box Village to open permanent space in BywaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Best of New Orleans

    "The Pitchbow House" by Alyssa Dennis and Ranjit Bhatnagar in collaboration with Airlift from the Music Box Outpost: Tampa Bay. The house will join the The Music Box Village in New Orleans.


  17. Heard on the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Economist

    Potty humour "At the start, orders were for around 100 rolls a time, but now we're getting orders for 5,000 rolls." Qingdao Wellpaper Industrial in China has been selling presidential-candidate toilet paper.


  18. George Harrison and Sonic Youth Twitter accounts hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 |

    Over the past week, a number of artists, both dead and alive, have had their Twitter accounts hacked. An unknown hacker told Sonic Youth fans that the band was reuniting for a one-off show in New York's Central Park just 25 minutes after the post was made.


  19. FrancoFolies: open menu for open mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 |

    Local Input~ Photo of the rap band Dead Obies. The guy Graeme Hamilton interviewed for his Language feature Jean-Francois Ruel, aka Yes McCan is in the fur lined parka .


  20. NewsSonic Youth's Twitter account hacked amid reunion show hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | NME

    Sonic Youth 's Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday night with the hacker attempting to trick fans into thinking that the band were reuniting for a one-off show. The New York group, who disbanded in 2011 when lead members Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon announced their marital split , are the latest in a recent line of music stars to get their Twitter accounts hacked.