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  1. Chase Rice brings bro-country to the Fillmore Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Here's a start. It's an electronically fortified, pitch-corrected pastiche of everything suburban whites have listened to since roughly 1987, from Bon Jovi to Matchbox 20 to pop-rap.


  2. Band Aid memories for Coventry singer Hazel O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    A new generation has helped to make the Band Aid single a success once more - and the new cause of Ebola is receiving some vital support. Pop punk star Hazel O'Connor was catapulted to worldwide fame after starring in the hit film Breaking Glass, with its soundtrack, including Will You and Eight Day, going platinum and reaching number five in the British album charts.


  3. Harts aflutter: Melbourne musician Darren Hart invited to jam with Prince at Paisley ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... friends over to listen to new music he'd been working on. e told me to go off and play so I played some fusion jazz-funk stuff with his session players, the NPG [New Power Generation] guys," says Hart. Unbeknownst to Hart, a local journalist was ...


  4. Just Press Play: Like the road, a song can take you placesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... as the maverick Jamiroquai shuffled through with the heavy bass-bottomed Deeper Underground or Extreme with Get the Funk Out, it's been a fight to not floor the accelerator pedal. While a clear patch of asphalt is often provocation for Fulu to ...


  5. White House Private Party DJ Revealed: Surprise, It's President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | People

    The Obamas open up about raising their daughters, the impact of stereotypes, and what's on the POTUS dance party playlist. Subscribe now for instant access to the exclusive PEOPLE interview.


  6. George Clinton Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Metro Times

    If you missed funk pioneer George Clinton when he last dropped by TV Bar during a Movement after party, now's your chance to meet him. Clinton will visit the legendary United Sound Systems Recording Studio near Wayne State University to promote his new book, Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir.


  7. See Foo Fighters Lead Orchestra in Dramatic 'I Am a River' for 'Fallon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | RollingStone

    ... , Seattle's Heart, Los Angeles' Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, New York City's LL Cool J with DJ Z-Trip, D.C.'s Trouble Funk and New Orleans' Trombone Shorty.


  8. Recorded LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Stereophile

    His last record came out in 1974 so when a musical recluse like Shuggie Otis releases a new record, it's an event. And while Live in Williamsburg , released on cheapie, left-of-center Los Angeles reissue label Cleopatra Records isn't particularly well-recorded or intelligently packaged-there's no recording date, engineer or producer listed- it's still Shuggie, on the road in 2013, with a new band, The Rite, that includes his son Eric on guitar and his brother Nick on drums.


  9. New England Doo Wop Society plans New Year's Eve show inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    The New England Doo Wop Society is presenting a New Year's Rockin' Eve event on Dec. 31 at 6:15 p.m. The event will take place at a new location for the society, the Turnverien Club on North Westfield St. in Feeding Hills. Tickets are $99 per couple and entertainment will be provided by local band Flashback.


  10. PPPL's Hong Qin Promoted to Executive Dean at the University of Science and Technology of ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Newswise

    Hong Qin bestrides the globe as a leading scientist and educator. For the past four years he has shuttled between the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and a teaching post at the University of Science and Technology of China , which named him executive dean of its School of Nuclear Science and Technology in October.


  11. Fanatics! Some Rare Clinton/Bootsy and Uncensored Patton OswaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | LA Weekly

    ... community," Angelo Moore declares on Fishbone's recent song "Interdependent." As Rocky George unrolls a superbly slinky funk-guitar riff,... Very rarely does someone go to the mall expecting to hear live reggae music. However, Vince PeA a of Cali ...


  12. Will musicians answer Questlove's call to fight police violence with music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2013 | The Raw Story

    "I urge and challenge musicians and artists alike to push themselves to be a voice of the times that we live in," implored The Roots frontman Questlove in a passionate Instagram post earlier this month. It was December 4, one day after a Staten Island grand jury ruled not to indict the police officer whose chokehold ended Eric Garner's life.


  13. $5m lostRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seymour Telegraph

    Millions of dollars will be lost from the local economy this Easter following the cancellation of the 2015 Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival. Deniliquin Council studies have shown the event generated about $5 million annually for the local economy in its first two years.


  14. On the Charts: J. Cole Drives Home a Number OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | RollingStone

    WISHING YOU ALL A LUMP OF THIS CHART TOPPER FOR CHRISTMAS: A year ago, if I'd challenged you to predict the Top Three first-week sales numbers, would you have answered Taylor Swift , Coldplay and rapper J. Cole ? The first one's obvious, the second possible and the third like winning your NCAA-tournament pool by picking Valparaiso. Yet Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive sells 354,000 copies this week, or 375,000 if you include Billboard's newfangled "equivalent units" formula, making its album-chart debut at Number One.


  15. Herefordshire-grown Christmas Tree the pride of Downing StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hereford Times

    The winners of the competition to illuminate Downing Street with Christmas decorations pictured inside Number Ten, the Prime Minister's residence. CHRISTMAS Tree growers from Hereford have helped mark the start of the festive season on one of the most famous streets in the country.


  16. Music in New Orleans for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014: Kermit Ruffins turns 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Trick. Originally slated for Champions Square, the show has been moved inside the Smoothie King Center. The soul/blues/funk singer and guitarist, the quintessential New Orleans nightclub musician, celebrates his birthday at a favorite haunt. ...


  17. Listen to the Willie Hutch song both Chief Keef and Chance the Rapper sampledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chicago Reader

    On Tuesday Chief Keef dropped Nobody , the latest in a string of full-length projects he's released since his public breakup with Interscope at the end of October . A day before it came out Keef released the title track, an Auto-Tune-splattered collaboration with Kanye West that's built on a sample of Willie Hutch's "Brother's Gonna Work It Out."


  18. Ross Raihala's column: Last-minute music gift ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TwinCities

    ... its name suggests, Minneapolis reissue label Secret Stash Records offers a tasty selection of rare '60s and '70s soul, funk, African and Latin music as well as this year's excellent retro R&B album "I'm Still Here" by Sonny Knight and the Lakers ...


  19. Fishbone, The BotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | LA Weekly

    ... community," Angelo Moore declares on Fishbone's recent song "Interdependent." As Rocky George unrolls a superbly slinky funk-guitar riff, Moore concludes, "We're intrinsically intertwined with our reality." Fishbone calls upon that community for the ...


  20. Dan DeLuca: D'Angelo's "Black Messiah" is an album for our timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    ... Over a chugging, militant groove, the 40-year-old songwriter - who wrote Black Messiah with the assistance of P-Funk singer Kendra Foster and A Tribe Called Quest rapper Q-Tip - prepares for battle. "A coward dies a thousand times," he sings, his ...