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What's going on Saturday? (Afro Punk Fest, Arcade Fire, Frog Eyes, PS ...

AfroPunk Fest @ Commodore Barry Park The free annual two-day AfroPunk Festival kicks off today with a ton of great artists in various genres, including soul/funk greats Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Ice-T's metal band Body Count, wild punks Trash Talk, legendary hardcore band Bad Brains , avant-rappers Shabazz Palaces, long-running Philly DJ King ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ice-T, Rap, Pop/Rock, Body Count, Bad Brains, TV, Electronics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

E! Online

Musical Artist Madison Creates the Perfect E! Red Carpet 2014 Emmys Song-Get All the Details

There's a new musical artist to keep an eye out for and she's making a big splash with the 2014 Emmys! Madison is a multi-genre artist specializing in electronic, pop, indie and swaggy sound, and recently her hit song "Start a Fire" from her In The Bright Light EP was selected as the official E! Red Carpet song for the Emmys! The former MD/PhD ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Madison

ChartAttack

When bands past their pop prime use crowdfunding to keep going

Amanda Palmer famously raised over a million dollars with her controversial Kickstarter campaign and Animal Collective 's Deakin never delivered the promised incentives to fans after raising over $25,000.

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Related Topix: Animal Collective

Billboard

Motley Crue Tribute Set for Rocking Debut on Billboard 200

The country-meets-rock tribute album to Motley Crue is heading for a top 10 debut on the Billboard 200 chart.

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Related Topix: The Girls, Country, Dance, LeAnn Rimes

CNET News.com

Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

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Related Topix: The Academy

The News Journal

Guided by Voices make beer-stained Delaware debut

Remember that night when Robert Pollard and Guided by Voices played in Delaware for the first time? Pollard probably doesn't.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Pop/Rock, Guided by Voices, Delaware

BroadwayWorld.com

TBN to Feature Special Broadcast of Academy Award'-Winning Film...

Trinity Broadcasting Network , the world's premier faith-and-family channel, will feature a special presentation of the groundbreaking, Academy Award-winning movie Exodus on Sunday, August 24th, at 7 p.m. Pacific Time .

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, History Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Exodus, Celebrities, Paul Newman

People's Defender

Decatur Post Office meeting to be held

The postal town meeting for Decatur has been set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 in the gym of the Decatur Community Center, located on state Route 125.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service

Houston Press

Austin's OBN IIIs Are No Retro-Rock Chumps

With unlimited sweat, furious finesse and hook-heavy musical manners, Austin's OBN IIIs are the bastard child of Flamin' Groovies and Radio Birdman, just as their latest slab Live in San Francisco documents.

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Related Topix: The Flamin' Groovies, Pop/Rock, Downtown (San Francisco, CA), Hercules, Van Halen

OregonLive.com

Oregon's post offices are saved, but what about the Postal Service? Editorial

A few years ago, the U.S. Postal Service gave Oregonians a fright when it announced a plan to shut down unprofitable post offices, most of them rural.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Oregon, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Post, OR, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Hartford Courant

#explore44: Joy And Fear - Reliving The First Year Of Paul Newman's Camp

The memories came rushing back to Heather MacFarlane as she walked through the gates of her old summer camp in Ashford, where she first arrived 26 years ago.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Celebrities, Paul Newman

WNDU-TV South Bend

USPS hiring rural carriers in Michiana

If you, a family member, a neighbor, or a friend, are seeking a job, the U.S. Postal Service has news for you.

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The Stranger

In the Red Records to Reissue the Intelligence's Caustic Debut LP, Boredom and Terror

Ten years ago the Intelligence released their debut album, Boredom and Terror , and instantly asserted themselves as one of Seattle's best bands.

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York Press

Alvvays, Always (Transgressive Records) ****

YOU are not listening to The Darling Buds or The Shop Assistants, pretty much forgotten names now from the 1980s days of girl-fronted indie pop, but the Canadian fuzz-pop quartet Alvvays most assuredly must have done so.

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Related Topix: The Darling Buds, Pop/Rock, Camera Obscura

KNUS-AM Aurora

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Iowa City, IA

Detroit News

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred participates in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge outside the organization's headquarters in New York, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Iowa City, IA

Witney Gazette

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

WITH music festivals cropping up all summer long, Oxfordshire seems to have cracked the code of what makes a great one.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England

Oxford Mail

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

WITH music festivals cropping up all summer long, Oxfordshire seems to have cracked the code of what makes a great one.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England

ContactMusic.com

Chris Walla Leaves Death Cab For Cutie, Where Do They Go Now?

Founding member Chris Walla has left the Seattle emo rockers after 17 years. What does the future hold for the fate of the band? After a whopping 17 years at the forefront of iconic alternative rock band Death Cab For Cutie , lead guitarist and producer Chris Walla has announced his departure from the group.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service

ContactMusic.com

Motley Crue Soaked On Stage For Ice Bucket Challenge

Veteran rockers Motley Crue were soaked on stage as they took part in the charity ice bucket challenge during a show in Virginia on Wednesday night .

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Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, The Girls, Virginia Beach, VA, Kiss, Pop/Rock

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