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Want To Play With OutKast This Spring? Here's Your Chance

Are you in a band? Do you think your band is good? Do you want to play a major festival alongside heavy-hitters like The Black Keys , The Killers and OutKast ? Well, you're in luck! Hangout Festival wants you to hit the stage this May! MTV is headed back Gulf Shores, Alabama, for the fifth annual Hangout Music Festival, May 16 through 18, and MTV ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Gulf Shores, AL

Wed Apr 23, 2014


The week ahead: Music

SUZANNE VEGA "Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain" is one of the stranger additions to Vega's catalog, somehow alluding to the rapper Macklemore while sampling 50 Cent's "Candy Shop."


Related Topix: Suzanne Vega, Pop/Rock, 50 Cent, Rap, Black Entertainment, Cambridge, MA, Boat Disaster, Blues, Music, Entertainment


Black Keys & St. Vincent To Appear On Saturday Night Live

NBC has announced the hosts and musical guests for the last two episodes of Saturday Night Live's current season.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Hollywood Reporter

Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

The noted actress, to be seen next in A Million Ways To Die, will host the NBC show for the second time on May 10, with The Black Keys making their third musical guest appearance.


Related Topix: Andy Samberg, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Blues, Pop/Rock


Andrew Garfield, Charlize Theron & Andy Samberg Named Final Hosts of SNL Season

On May 3, Andrew Garfield will make his SNL hosting debut. Garfield can next be seen in, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" premiering in theatres nationwide on May 2. Coldplay will make their fifth appearance as musical guest.


Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Blues, Pop/Rock


Jack Black Announces Ween Frontman Aaron Freeman's New Band And Debut Single [News]

The Black Keys have Mike Tyson , Ween frontman Aaron Freeman has Jack Black . Seemingly continuing the trend of celebrities announcing music releases via social networks, Mr. Black has officially presented Mr. Freeman's new project, elaborately titled Freeman .


Related Topix: Ween, Pop/Rock, Blues

Tue Apr 22, 2014


The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach reveals remix of Lana Del Rey's 'West Coast' - listen

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has revealed a reworked version of 'West Coast' by Lana Del Rey.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Lana Del Rey, Dan Auerbach

Mon Apr 21, 2014

She Knows

The Black Keys get pessimistic on "Turn Blue"

We're still a month out from The Black Keys' new album, Turn Blue . The band released the album's namesake today, though.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Akron, OH, Entertainment

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Boy George joins Black Lips to cover T.Rex classic

Atlanta's beloved sons the Black Lips were joined by none other than Boy George on Friday to perform a cover of T Rex's 'Bang A Gong '.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014


We Cut Corners, Think Nothing - Album Review

Over the past decade or so, the number of duos making the rounds appears to have skyrocketed.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The White Stripes, Death from Above 1979, Indie, Blues

Thu Apr 17, 2014


REVIEW: Jessica Lea Mayfield Takes Electric Alt On For "Make My Head Sing..."

Jessica Lea Mayfield's third studio album follows 2011's Tell Me , which - like several of her earlier efforts - was produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Dan Auerbach

State Press

Grimy Biker Music

I think it's really important to feel like a badass motorcyclist sometimes. There's nothing more liberating than putting on the badass-motorcyclist equivalent of shoes and blaring some rock 'n' roll in the morning while you pour yourself a bowl of cereal.


Related Topix: Motorcycles, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, The Velvet Underground, Blues

Creative Loafing Tampa

This week in Tampa Bay area live music: Cloud Nothings, Manchester Orchestra, EMEFE & more

THURSDAY, APRIL 17Manchester Orchestra w/Balance & Composure/Kevin Devine Manchester Orchestra has churned out material from Atlanta on their own Favorite Gentlemen imprint since the mid-'00s.


Related Topix: Manchester Orchestra, St. Petersburg, FL, Blues, Pop/Rock, Vanilla Fudge

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Your Week in Music: So much new music, so little time

From Lana Del Rey to 50 Cent, some killer singles previewed this week. We're going to walk you through a few of the most popular.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Tue Apr 15, 2014


On This Day in Music...April 15th

April 15th is a dreaded day thanks to our friends at the IRS, but other things happened today besides panic about being audited! Radiohead's guitarist Ed O'Brien was born today in 1968.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Radiohead, Blues

EQ Magazine

Lana Del Rey Releases New Single 'West Coast'

Multi-platinum, Grammy nominated recording artist Lana Del Rey released her eagerly awaited new track "West Coast," the first cut from her forthcoming album Ultraviolence .


Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, Blues


The Black Keys, Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' trailer and more on Troy's Playlist

This week's playlist highlights The Black Keys' new song "Turn Blue," the trailer for Zach Braff's next film "Wish I Was Here" and a best-selling book turned movie getting reprinted this week.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Indie, The Shins, Entertainment


Lana's "West Coast" Explodes to Number Two, Nico & Vinz Crack Top 100

After less than 24 hours of release, the Dan Auerbach-produced track has surged to number two on the digital retailer's definitive chart.


Related Topix: Dan Auerbach, Blues, Pop/Rock

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Trojan

Hall of Fame must not limit inductees

Starting from those formative toddler years, I soaked up everything that my parents enjoyed.


Related Topix: Dance, DMC, Blues, Pop/Rock, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Bangor Daily News

New music including Lana Del Rey, Say Lou Lou and The Pains Of Being...

I premiered new tracks from The Black Keys and Tune-Yards on the show this week, while the retro section focused on classic power pop in the Big Star mold.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, tUnE-YaRdS