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Föllakzoid, 'Electric'

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When I first saw this video for the song "Electric" by Chilean psych band Föllakzoid, I couldn't look away for the full 12 minutes. For something to hold your undivided attention that long these days is a minor miracle, so let's figure out how directors Ion Rakhmatulina and ...

Kim Gordon’s memoir Girl in a Band, reviewed.

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Getting close to Kim Gordon, during her 30-year career in Sonic Youth, never felt easy. She was cool, in both an aesthetic sense and an emotional one. She seemed tough in general—tough to talk to, tough to decode. Onstage, Gordon was restrained, in sharp contrast to Thurston Moore’s ...

Sannhet: Revisionist

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Revisionist feels grander than it is, and bigger than the band that made it. The second album from the metallic Brooklyn instrumental trio Sannhet lasts only nine tracks, or 38 minutes. But its overall density—of emotions and dynamics, of textures and melodies, of strengths and surprises—makes each moment ...

Meghan Trainor

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Tune in on March 3 at 9:15pmET/6:15pmPT for the #YahooLive show! When she was still in high school, singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor landed a deal with a Nashville music publishing company and started writing songs for artists from all corners of the music world. A multi-instrumentalist who put out ...

Kim Gordon On Divorce, Art And Life After Sonic Youth

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Kim Gordon wants to get a burger at the Apple Pan, a tiny burger joint on Los Angeles' West Side that opened in 1947 and which she began frequenting as a kid. She leans forward on her stool to catch the counterman's eye: "I'll have a hickory burger,

Instrument 1 is every instrument in one and just got funded on Kickstarter

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Artiphon wowed us two years ago when it brought the Instrument 1 to CES, and today — after a long wait — it's starting to bring the device to the public. It's launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of the Instrument 1, an electronic instrument that can sound and be played like a guitar, piano, violin, or bass. The Instrument 1 can actually sound like a lot more than that: it hooks up to iPhones, iPads, Macs, and PCs and will output sounds based on whatever MIDI app is ...

Noel Gallagher: “I’m in the process of f***in’ the arse off my solo career”

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Log outSign inTopics: Music, oasis, Noel Gallagher, High Flying Birds, Entertainment News When Oasis broke up in 2009, few fans believed the split would last. The Gallagher brothers had bickered before, and besides, how could Liam get by without Noel’s smarts, or Noel without Liam’s sneer? But ...

This Synthesizer Magically Transforms Into Any Musical Instrument

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The futuristic Artiphon is like something straight out of Star Trek. There's no shortage of digital guitars, keyboards, and drum machines you can connect to your iPhone or iPad. If you're a guitarist, a keyboardist, or a drummer, these controllers are great. They let you translate the expressivity ...

A Wrong Note Sets The Right Mood In 'House Of Cards'

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House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey as the ruthless politician Frank Underwood.David Giesbrecht/Netflixhide caption House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey as the ruthless politician Frank Underwood. House of Cards returns to Netflix queues around the country on Friday, when every episode of the third season will become available ...

Red Molly with special guest Matt Hillyer trio - The Kessler - Dallas, TX

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Americana powerhouse trio Red Molly is known for their gorgeous harmonies, infectious songwriting, and captivating stage presence. Laurie MacAllister (bass), Abbie Gardner (Dobro), and Molly Venter (guitar) weave together the threads of American music—from folk roots to bluegrass, from heartbreaking ballads to barn-burning honky tonk—as effortlessly as they ...

This Guy Probably Engineered Your Favorite DIY Rock Record

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Kyle Gilbride recorded Waxahatchee, Girlpool, Quarterbacks, and more. Here, he shares the stories behind six songs. When you're in a band that's used to self-recording, it's gotta be somewhat nerve-racking when it comes time to turn the reigns over to someone else. I imagine it's easier when the ...

Rock Band 4 Exists, and it's Coming by End of Year

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February in Vegas. I've managed to track down Harmonix's Nick Chester to follow up on a rumor I heard—that he was making appointments for something at GDC. Something I needed to see. I asked him for an appointment, and the first words out of his mouth were: "It's ...

Island Mele: Kulewa returns

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It’s been almost exactly five years since Kulewa introduced itself with an eponymous debut album in the final days of December 2009. This economically packaged sequel picks up where its predecessor left off. A trio back in 2009, they are now officially a quartet — Gregory Marsh (drums/percussion) ...

'Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute' — Hear the Entire Album Now

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Tomorrow, UDR Music will release Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute, a tribute album of cover tracks recorded to memorialize Randy Rhoads, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. A collection of 11 classic Rhoads co-written songs, Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute is performed by 20 top ...

Baratunde Thurston

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Baratunde Thurston is a comedian and bestselling author of the book How To Be Black. In his Guest DJ set, he tells us how Beethoven opened his ears, the Sarafina! soundtrack opened his mind and how his heart led him to Nirvana. Baratunde Thurston is a comedian and ...

Listen to the Incredible New Instrument That Made $80,000 on Kickstarter in Just Six Hours

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The Artiphon Instrument 1 is revolutionary. The name says it all: It's the one and only instrument you'll ever need. Thanks to groundbreaking technology, Instrument 1 transforms into any instrument, from guitar to drum to piano — even a sitar or saxophone. And unlike a lot of new ...

Rock Band 4 Is Coming to Xbox One and PS4 This Fall

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The maker of music games like Fantasia and Dance Central is reprising its once-massive Rock Band franchise after a five-year hiatus. It will release Rock Band 4 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this fall. You heard right: Plastic guitars. Living-room karaoke. It’s all coming back. Devotees will ...

Nellie McKay releasing a '60s cover album, touring, playing six NYC shows (dates & new song stream)

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« Eternal Tapestry released 'Wild Strawberries' (watch the new video for "Mountain Primrose")|UK band The Magic Gang releasing "No Fun" (listen) » Singer/songwriter and actress Nellie McKay is releasing the followup to 2010's Home Sweet Mobile Home this year with My Weekly Reader on March 24. It's a ...

Elvis Presley and the Beatles: Who was better?

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This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus. Vocally: Elvis had a great voice, and few could touch him. His ...

The Fog's members are barely legal, but their sound is all grown-up

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February 10, 2015Music» InterviewI think us being weirdos has been the most beneficial thing for our band," Ian Teeple says. The guitarist and lead singer for the Fog adds, "We're, like, actual weirdos." His eyes widen a little. Teeple, 21, is seated on the floor of bassist Brendan ...

The Dough Rollers

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“This kid I like right now, Jack, he’s in this band The Dough Rollers. I like this kid’s style. He’s not trying to knock you over. I like watching him.”Jack White, Rolling Stone. The Dough Rollers take their name from a song (Dough Roller Blues) officially recorded in ...

The Unsigned Guide Spotlight: March

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We sincerely hope you’re ready for some fresh sounds as our March Spotlight is primed to deliver! Dayas – ‘You See’ Creating House music with a diverse twist and an injection of alternative features on every track, Dayas’ sound certainly brings an exciting essence to dance. He elaborates ...

SuperCity: Protect your ears

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The Devil Wears Prada performs at the old 4Play Nightclub in Aiea in 2010. The band returns to Honolulu this week. I want to publicly apologize to those of you who viewed my Snapchat story last week while I got a sneak peek of Electron, the new audio ...

CONCERTS

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For our 2014-2015 season, The Bach Society of Dayton celebrates the universal language of music from Europe to the Americas in four inspiring concerts. Mass in A (Lutheran Mass) BWV 234 Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major Cantata 150: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich by Johann Sebastian ...

Kim Gordon on Divorce, Art and Life After Sonic Youth

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Kim Gordon wants to get a burger at the Apple Pan, a tiny burger joint on Los Angeles' West Side that opened in 1947 and which she began frequenting as a kid. She leans forward on her stool to catch the counterman's eye: "I'll have a hickory burger,

Interview: Kim Gordon, Author Of 'Girl In A Band'

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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth.Alisa Smirnova/Courtesy of HarperCollinshide caption For 30 years, the band Sonic Youth had, as its core, its two main vocalists: Thurston Moore on guitar, Kim Gordon on bass. They were indie rock's power couple — a shining example of love ...

Island Mele: Storm makes strong debut

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Conflicts between women have inspired country music song writers for several decades, and they’ve been part of rap music for almost as long as female rappers have been rocking the microphone. Over in the high decibel world of goth and metal, however, it’s a different story. Death, destruction,

WESFEST 10 – MARCH 8 – THE ROXY

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A Concert to Benefit the Wes Wehmiller Scholarship at Berklee College Of Music ALSO: Wes Wehmiller Scholarship recipients Will Snyder and Hayley Jane Batt Sunday, March 8, 2015 The Roxy 9009 West Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CADoors open at 7:00pm to all agesSTAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ...

Noel Gallagher on the Importance of Melody, Marriage, and Real Oasis Fans

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If you checked out from Oasis after the band broke-up in 2009, now might be a good time to check back in. Noel Gallagher’s new band “Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds” are releasing their second studio album, “Chasing Yesterday,” next week –his familiar ‘90s Brit-pop guitar style is ...

The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones performing "Sympathy For The Devil", live at Zilker Park, Austin, Texas, 22nd October 2006."Sympathy For The Devil" was originally featured on the 1968 album Beggers Banquet. This version features Mick Jagger on vocals, Keith Richards on guitar, Charlie Watts on drums, Ronnie Wood on guitar,

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The next generation of musical instruments were showcased at the 2015 Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, held at Georgia Tech Feb. 19-20. Each year, the two-day event brings together musicians from all over the world to showcase their new ideas about instrument design and engineering — and to ...

First Listen: Of Montreal, 'Aureate Gloom'

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Of Montreal's new album, Aureate Gloom, comes out March 3.Chad Kamenshine/Courtesy of the artisthide caption In a recent interview, Of Montreal mastermind Kevin Barnes described Aureate Gloom, the band's 13th full-length album, as "sort of all over the place musically," which is really something for an artist whose ...

Motor Sister played Saint Vitus, streaming LP, now labelmates with an ex-Megadeth band; Overkill schedule NYC show

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« The Gooch Palms expand tour with Death Valley Girls, playing NYC and other East Coast dates photo: Motor Sister @ Saint Vitus - 2/12/15 (photo by Jason Donnelly) Motor Sister -- the new band of Mother Superior's Jim Wilson, Anthrax's Scott Ian, Scott's wife and Jim's past ...

Billionaire's secret daughter gets $20 million

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Looks like Olivia Mead will be able to afford her Mexican walking fish and jewelry-encrusted bass guitar—lots of them, in fact. Mead, the "secret daughter" of the late Australian billionaire Michael Wright, became a minor Web sensation in early February after demanding more from her father's estate, worth ...

Gang Of Four @ Oslo, London - 28/02/2015

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Wearing a bright red t-shirt emblazoned with the artwork from their seminal 1979 LP, Entertainment, the man stood next to Gigwise is what you have to assume most reformed bands would call their worst nightmare. He mildly bops about through song after song, only becoming animated when the ...

Invisible Hits: Sonic Youth's Live Legacy

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When the dust settles on Kim Gordon's Girl In A Band, what shouldn't be forgotten is that above all, Sonic Youth were a band that for three decades, fearlessly expanded and enriched the vocabulary of rock and roll. Their legacy includes classic albums, a rich and ongoing influence ...

In Return to New York, Sleater-Kinney Prove They Are Still America's Best Rock Band

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Jack Buehrer, the Village Voice You could be forgiven for wondering if, when Sleater-Kinney announced their first tour in nine years, you had missed seeing the group in its prime. You needn't have. As it turns out, nearly a decade later, they're still in it. The postpunk trio ...

Gabriel Kahane's moving love letter to L.A., 'The Ambassador'

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Although the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter has been heralded as a star of New York's new-music scene, his latest album is a love letter to the City of Angels. Now, "The Ambassador" — 13 songs, each based on a different Los Angeles address — has been developed into a theater ...

Harriet Tubman & Cassandra Wilson

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Harriet Tubman is Brandon Ross (guitar, vocals), Melvin Gibbs (bass), JT Lewis (drums)

Godspeed You Black Emperor announce new album

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor will release a new album, titled asunder, sweet and other distress, on March 30. The album will be released by the band’s usual home of Constellation, who claim that it’s “the most focused and best-sounding recording of the band’s career.” asunder was recorded with ...

[Pictures] Unbelievable Macro Shots Taken Inside Instruments

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Wow....has this ever been done before?, Amazing!!!...props to the photographer for artistic vision and execution!!!!! Isn't no2 a guitar? (The shape of the inside and the circular hole?) And couldn't all the pictures be taken with a regular wide angle? DOF and POV sure as hell don't look ...

Pussy Riot Realness

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Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova (blue mask) and Masha Alyokhina (pink mask) speaking with journalists while leaving a police station near Sochi, Russia, Feb. 18, 2014. Photo Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty. In July an invitation came to write a song with Pussy Riot. It was from my old friend Inge,

Uber Suffers Data Breach Affecting 50,000

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I write about hackers, breaches and enterprise security.full bio → I am a Global Security Advocate for Akamai Technologies. I have almost two decades of industry experience with extensive experience in IT operations and management. I am the founder of the security site Liquidmatrix Security Digest and co-host ...

Ceschi & Sage Francis

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Pre-Order Ceschi's Broken Bone Ballads on iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/brokenboneballadsVocals by Ceschi Ramos & Sage FrancisProduced by Factor Chandelier Director/ Camera / Editor - Phillip Haleen DPs / Camera / Lighting - Tim Mannle & Jessie DublanicaColoring - Stuey Kubrick Bday child - David MynahanBday Parents - Jay Mynahan & ...

8 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

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On any given weeknight in Phoenix, at least one band covers Eric Clapton's "Crossroads" (probably without giving ASCAP a dime). The song is a blues-rock masterpiece, adaptable to the widest range of skill levels, and well known and catchy enough to please even the most mainstream of tastes.

Funky Drummer Plucks Heavenly Strings: Master Musician Don McGreevy's Aichmophobia

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Perhaps only his closest associates saw this coming, but drummer/bassist Don McGreevy—best known for his drumming with Master Musicians of Bukkake and bass playing with Earth, respectively—just released one of the most moving and gorgeous guitar-based records out of Seattle in a long time. It's titled Aichmophobia, which ...

Keith Richards Is Not a Second Banana: The Guitarist’s Conundrum

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A fair-minded person who is knowledgeable about the history of the Rolling Stones would classify Keef as (at least) a co–first banana. Richards is responsible for much of the band’s most iconic music, and his lifestyle and fashion sense have defined the Stones’ aesthetic (as well as the ...

Listen to Syna So Pro's Loop Talk Vol. 2: Two Riffs and Some Heartbreak

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Corey WoodruffSyna So Pro Syrhea Conaway contains multitudes. Her one-woman shows as Syna So Pro make that plain, as she constructs the foundation, framework and artful edifice of a pop song in real time with the help of traditional rock & roll instruments, a few loop pedals and ...

Steve-A-Palooza to help Live Music Institute, underprivileged children

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Steve Bradley loved music, especially live music. So it seemed appropriate, after Bradley died in November 2013 at age 42, to hold a live music event in his honor. Thus, Steve-A-Palooza, organized by Bradley’s wife, Jennifer Murphy-Bradley, was held for the first time last February. Saturday night, the ...

ARC VIDEO

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Who would imagine that a group of American musicians from Kansas City, Missouri, could have such a passion for "musica bem Brasileira" that they have stayed together for 18 years, developed a strong following and managed to release one of the finest albums of Brazilian jazz to date?
 

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