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34 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

cd reviews july 31 uptown

The latest from Pitbull's upcoming eighth album, Globalization, clearly falls into the so-bad-it's-good category.

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Related Topix: Webtoons, Homestar Runner, Fancy, Swedish House Mafia, Dance, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Country

Wed Jul 30, 2014

USA Today

35 years ago, Chic's 'Good Times' got us all dancing

Long before he helped create smash hits for modern stars like Pharrell , super producer Nile Rodgers, armed with his funky Fender Hitmaker Stratocaster guitar , got America moving as the leader of the sophisticated disco band Chic.

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Related Topix: Nile Rodgers, Funk, Chic

SanLuisObispo.com

Disco legend dons his 'Boogie Shoes'

Harry Wayne, Casey, is the frontman of KC & The Sunshine Band. His band performs Aug. 7 at Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez.

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Related Topix: KC & the Sunshine Band, KC and The Sunshine Band, Santa Ynez, CA, Timmy Thomas, Jazz

This is Local London

American soul legends to headline Chingford festival

Some of the biggest names in soul music and during the height of the 80s disco era will be headlining a two-day festival in August.

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Related Topix: Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Funk, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom

Kent Online

Margate Soul Weekend 2014

Margate Soul Weekend is set to have more than 40 DJs as well as live bands at venues across the town from Friday, August 1. Free live performances, stalls and activities will be held at The Piazza in The Parade, King Street Barnacles, Fort Hill, Black Cat and the Hoy.

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Related Topix: Chic, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Stranger

The Homosexual Agenda

'Mo-Wave has become quite the force to be reckoned with, and then of course there is Nark Magazine.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Italy, World News, Seattle, WA

Movies.com

Watch: A Notorious Version Of 'Metropolois' With Music By Pat Benatar, Adam Ant, and Freddie Mercury

Electronic music maestro Giorgio Moroder is a hit-maker, mega producer, and all-around cool guy.

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Los Angeles Times

Tuskegee project to set the record straight on dance music

Seth Troxler and the Martinez Brothers want to reclaim a musical heritage for artists of color amid EDM's boom Throughout its history in America, dance music was made by - and for - people of color.

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Related Topix: Joe Bataan, Donna Summer, Latin, African-American, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

At the Casinos: KC & The Sunshine Band, Sevendust, Rickey Smiley, Rodney Atkins and more

KC and the Sunshine Band appear this weekend in Biloxi. In early 2015, the group will appear on the Soul Train Cruise with a host of acts including Frankie Beverly, Gladys Knight, James Ingram and The Spinners.

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Related Topix: KC & the Sunshine Band, Biloxi, MS, Pop/Rock, Sevendust, KC and The Sunshine Band, Entertainment

IcNetwork

Soulful second show announced for Live @ The Corran

The Corran Resort and Spa gets set to welcome Sister Sledge and The Real Thing to Laugharne this August, as part of its new series of outdoor concerts.

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Related Topix: The Real Thing, Soul, Sister Sledge, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sheffield Star

VIDEO: Public Enemy video bomb Sister Sledge

Public Enemy were in the mood to party backstage at Sheffield's Tramlines music festival when they video bombed our exclusive chat with disco queen's Sister Sledge, writes Graham Walker.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Houston Astros

Players Association files grievance against Astros

To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

NME

The Killers announce V Festival warm-up gig in Liverpool

The band will headline the O2 Academy on August 15 prior to their appearance at V Festival 2014, which takes place on the weekend of August 16-17.

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Related Topix: Chic, Pop/Rock, The Stranglers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

IcNorthWales

Blaenau Ffestiniog choir cover Pet Shop Boys hit for Festival No.6

A North Wales music festival has made a unique recording of one of the hit songs by this year's headline act The Pet Shop Boys.

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Related Topix: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Dance, Pet Shop Boys, Pop/Rock, World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Village People

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Time

Questlove on Iggy Azalea: "Black People Have to Come to Grips That...

Television is keeping Questlove busy. The Roots drummer and member of The Tonight Show house band is also the executive producer of SoundClash , a new music show premiering Wednesday night on VH1 and Palladia.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Fall Out Boy, KC & the Sunshine Band

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Illinois Entertainer

Stage Buzz - Review & Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Festival 2014 - Day One

Things started off on the pokey side Friday night, but with 20 hours of festival on the horizon, it was probably for the best.

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Related Topix: Sharon Van Etten, Giorgio Moroder

PSFK

Berlin Music Hotel Cleverly Adorned with Popular Song Lyrics

Imagine a hotel where iconic music lyrics are plastered on the walls, on the carpet, the doors, the elevators, the light switch, and any surface or object you can think of and you've got the nhow Berlin , one of the newest hotels in Berlin and apparently the first music hotel in Europe.

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Related Topix: Interior Design, Arts, Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, The Rembrandts, Anita Ward, Black Entertainment, Lionel Richie

Boston.com

A successful Donna Summer roller disco party

Angela Outlaw of Allston, Paul Davis Lyons of Allston, and Chandler Taylor of Dorchester attend the tribute party at City Hall Plaza Friday.

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Related Topix: Donna Summer, Boston, MA, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Nippertown!

LIVE: Johnnyswim @ The Egg, 6/23/14

Johnnyswim - the Nashville-based husband and wife team of Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano - made their Nippertown concert debut recently with a passionate, charming performance at The Egg's Swyer Theatre in Albany.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Donna Summer

Salon

Meet the godfather of electronic dance music: Giorgio Moroder's ...

In the '70s and '80s, Giorgio Moroder - the Italian-born, L.A.-based godfather of electronic dance music - reeled in three Oscars and three Grammys.

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Related Topix: Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Daft Punk

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