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3 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

'Weird Al' Yankovic parodies his way to top of Bil...

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, on Wednesday earned his first No.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, The Royals, Bop, Weird

3 hrs ago | Reuters

'Weird Al' Yankovic parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, on Wednesday earned his first No.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, The Royals, Bop, Magic

3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Music Scene: Groundation, JJ Lawhorn

There are some music historians who honor a genre's origins through accurate reinterpretation, and then there are actual music historians who study a style's roots and evolution academically.

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Related Topix: Groundation, JJ Lawhorn, Sonoma, CA

7 hrs ago | Londonist

Things To Do In London: Thursday 24 July 2014

If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

10 hrs ago | The News Journal

This weekend: Peoples' Festival, Robert Randolph & Robot House

This weekend: Peoples' Festival, Robert Randolph & Robot House A trio of musical events for those looking to rock this weekend.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Bob Marley, Wilmington, OH, Events

14 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

What Stephen Marley Learned from Dad: 'Do it for the Love and Not the Fame'

Many musical offspring have faltered under the pressure of trying to live up to the level of greatness once bestowed on their popular progeny.

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Related Topix: Bob Marley, Eugene, OR

16 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Nature working on debut set

AFTER an electrifying performance on Reggae Sumfest's International Night I, it's back to the grind for recording artiste Nature, who is working on his debut album.

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Related Topix: Lauryn Hill, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Shaggy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Live Science

Affordable Batteries for Green Energy are Closer than We Think

Battery costs can make up a quarter of the cost of an electric car such as this Tesla Model S. This article was originally published at The Conversation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, The Conversation, Laptops/Notebooks, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

LiveScience

How Movie Tech Can Protect First Responders

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Science, Computer Science

Stuff.co.nz

Music festival set to rock Masterton CBD

Wellington's got its Cuba St and Newtown street festivals and now Masterton is going to have a rocking event of its own.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, The Black Seeds

NorthJersey.com

Boaters out on Lake Hopatcong Tuesday.

Looking over the scene at Lake Hopatcong on Tuesday afternoon, it would be tough to fathom that there had been alleged sightings of a green anaconda in the state's largest lake days earlier.

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Common Sense, Weehawken, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Morris County, NJ

The Virginian-Pilot

Original "Insomnia" gets under your skin thanks to Criterion's masterful restoration

IT WASN'T HIS tutors at film school who inspired Erik Skjoldbjaerg so much as losing himself in its vast library.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Short, Mystery Movies, The Conversation, Bad Timing

StarNewsOnline.com

Free Ticket Tuesday: Soulshine 'music and yoga' tour, with Michael Franti & Spearhead

Michael Franti, whose poppy, reggae-inflected songs are pretty much pleasantness incarnate, is set to headline the Soulshine "music and yoga " tour slated for Friday, June 25, at Battleship Park.

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Related Topix: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Hip-Hop

Live Science

Identifying Bodies From MH17 is a Challenge For Forensics

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation

Live Science

Why are Fukushima Engineers Creating Walls of Ice Under a Contaminated Nucl

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Jamaica Observer

Honoured

It was an emotional moment for the singer Sunday morning when he received a plaque from organisers of Reggae Sumfest for his contribution to the development of Jamaican music.

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Boston.com

Michael Franti Talks Yoga at Soulshine Yoga & Music Festival

Renown Yoga instructor Honza Lafond leads festival goers through a yoga practice as musician MIchael Franti plays guitar.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Hip-Hop

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bay Guardian

Jimmy Cliff high-kicks his way through 50 years of music at the Fillmore

Jimmy Cliff is a goddamn maniac. It's about 45 minutes into his 90-minute set at the Fillmore on Saturday night [July 19], and while the sheer volume of ganja smoke in the packed room is making real movement - beyond the standard shuffle/sidestep, white reggae fan head-bob, and occasional 30-second pogo accompanied by the triumphant fist-in-the-air ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jimmy Cliff, Fillmore, CA

Hastings Today

Choir raises hospice funds

The popular Hastings based Melodians Choir has raised more than 625 after holding three concerts in aid of St Michael's Hospice this summer.

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News Observer

Lauryn Hill's reggae got soul

She'd just run through a terrific version of "To Zion," amping up the 1998 original's slow-burn balladry to propulsive rock, topped off with her lead guitarist playing a fiery solo.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Lauryn Hill, Black Entertainment, The Fugees, Hip-Hop, Bob Marley

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