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Happy Birthday MJ: How 'Remember The Time' Reminds Us Of Michael Jackson's Greatness

Michael Jackson would have turned 56 today. Since his 2009 death, the otherworldly music icon's ever-evolving legend has taken an even more surreal turn: his peerless mystique a study in how the afterlife of music's highest selling solo act has skyrocketed into an unprecedented fourth act.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Manufacturing, Automakers

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Fricke's Picks Radio: Rival Sons, Robyn Hitchcock and Elvin Bishop

There is no running theme in this outing, aside from the strong new music that has come through in late summer warm, chunky blues from veteran guitarist Elvin Bishop ; Communion , a four-sided conceptual blast from the Canadian power-pop band Sloan and a lot of names starting with R: the California grinding-blues band Rival Sons , currently blowing ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Sloan, Manufacturing, Automakers, Big Sur, CA, Music, Entertainment


[Editorials] 6 Notable Points From Andre 3000's Latest Press Run

Andre 3000 has recently spoken with both Esquire and The New York Times. In addition to exactly how Erykah Badu influenced him, here are five other takeaways from 3 Stacks' latest, rare media opps.


Related Topix: Erykah Badu, Black Entertainment, Soul, Manufacturing, Automakers, Big Boi, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Andre Benjamin, Prince, Pop-Funk, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Dirty Water Records Presents: The Youth - 'Nothing But...'

"...these songs are some of the most brilliantly executed examples of garage beat from a young contemporary band that you're ever likely to hear."


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers

Dallas Observer

Let's Do This: Portugal. The Man, Grouplove, Jason Mraz, Juicy J

Fun fact about critically acclaimed neo-soul singer Bilal : He was discovered in his teens by none other than the drummer of the Spin Doctors.


Related Topix: Jason Mraz, Pop/Rock, Grouplove, The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, Automakers, Fort Worth, TX, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cheryl Reid's Lotus Records nurtures new talent and moves dance music forward

Cheryl Reid is the owner of independent record label Lotus Records , she's earned the right to own and control anything that she creates.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Daily News

Who are Fifth Harmony? Girl Group beats Sam Smith, others at VMAs

Fifth Harmony beat Sam Smith, 5SOS, Schoolboy Q and Charli XCX to win the Artist to Watch category at the VMAs.


Related Topix: Fifth Harmony, Watches, Sam Smith, Pop/Rock, Charli XCX, Manufacturing, Automakers, Entertainment, Television

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Home of the Groove

Funkify Your Life - Show #3 - Playlist

Air dates: Thursday, 8/21/2014, at 1:00 PM Central and Friday, 8/22/2014, at 9:00 PM, on KRVS 88.7 FM Lafayette..


Related Topix: 9, The Meters, Funk, Manufacturing, Automakers, Metairie, LA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

One last wind-up for the Godfather of Go-Go

It's 11 p.m. on a Tuesday in a Capitol Heights, Md., industrial park. An open tire shop seems like the only sign of life among the warehouses.


Related Topix: Chuck Brown, Funk, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, Washington Government, Manufacturing, Automakers, Health

24 Hours

Trooper is set to play the PNE.

Hailed as Canada's No. 1 party band, Trooper have contributed scores of songs into our country's musical mosaic and still continue to sell out shows nearly 40 years later.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Trooper, Manufacturing, Automakers, Sports

WWL-TV New Orleans

Boyz II Men, En Vogue, Keith Sweat at Champions Square cancelled

Wanya Morris , Shawn Stockman and Nathan Morris of the R&B group Boyz II Men are joined by former band mamber Michael McCary during a ceremony marking the band's Star on Hollywood Boulevard on January 5, 2012 in California.


Related Topix: Boyz II Men, R-N-B, Wanya Morris, Manufacturing, Automakers

Nashville Scene

Steamy adult drama Keyed throws Music City a key party

The phenomenon of "key parties" dates back to the swingers culture of the '70s, and ever since it has been an object of fascination in pop culture, from The Ice Storm to the shortlived 2008 TV series Swingtown .


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Manufacturing, Automakers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Los Gatos shorts: Literary Fair features bestsellinng authors

A free Literary Fair featuring bestselling authors Laurie R. King and Jay Elliot will be held Aug. 23, noon-3 p.m., on the front lawn of the civic center, 110 E. Main St. King is a mystery writer and Elliot is the Los Gatos author who has penned several books about Steve Jobs.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Manufacturing, Automakers

The Guardian

P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festivals marks 10-year anniversary

Over the course of the past decade over 250 jazz, blues, R&B, soul, funk and gospel performances have taken place on the festival's stages.


Related Topix: Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Manufacturing, Automakers, Hugh Fraser, Blues

Tue Aug 19, 2014


LORDE Confirmed as a Presenter for MTV Video Music Awards

AUCKLAND, AUGUST 2OTH Fresh from announcing a sure to be sell out NZ Tour, Pop sensation Lorde has been confirmed overnight as a presenter for the '2014 MTV Video Music Awards' .


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Demi Lovato, Dance, Pop/Rock, Teen Wolf, Entertainment, Television, Dylan O'Brien, Manufacturing, Automakers, Sam Smith

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Maxwell Enlists Eclectic Lineup for Caribbean Cruise

Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Ledisi, Joe, Chrisette Michele, DL Hughley and more have been invited for the inaugural Maxwell + The 7 Seas, May 3-10, 2015.


Related Topix: Erykah Badu, Black Entertainment, Soul, Anthony Hamilton, Jazz, Ledisi, Hip-Hop, Phoenix, AZ, Manufacturing, Automakers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Guitar Player

Transforming Songs into Songtracks

Today, as royalties from conventional music sales are increasingly dammed , placing one's music in film soundtracks, TV underscores, and commercials is increasingly valid, and there's a constant need for instrumental tracks.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers

VH1 to Premiere New Series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, 9/15

VH1's hit franchise "Love & Hip Hop" is heading to Tinseltown with the series premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood."


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Lil' Fizz

Berkshire Eagle

Lauren R. Stevens: 'Land grab' hysteria

The federal Clean Water Act, passed 42 years ago -- together with the Clean Air Act -- changed the attitude in the United States toward the use of our re sourc es.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Manufacturing, Automakers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Disasters, Flood

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Homemade Jamz, Bobby Rush to play Down on Main tonight

The Perry siblings started playing music long before the eldest member could even drive; now the youngest is about to get behind the wheel.


Related Topix: Blues, Manufacturing, Automakers


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