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  1. Dave Grohl comes home -- highlights from the D.C. episode of a oeSonic HighwaysaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... that: Washington, D.C. as a vibe: "Before it became a musica [go-go] was an atmosphere," "Big Tony" Fisher of Trouble Funk declares early in the episode, explaining that the music itself was named after the place where it was performed. Go-go was ...

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  2. TV Picks: 'Brakeless,' 'Mr. Dynamite,' 'Death Comes to 'Pemberley'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... week's episode, pulls into Washington, D.C., more or less teenage Grohl's home scene, and gives us the punk and the funk -- the Trouble Funk, namely, and the Go-Go scene of the late '70s and beyond. (It came up alongside hip-hop but didn't get quite ...

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  3. Ranking every baseball team's "victory song"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MSNBC

    You know what a victory song is. That song that plays over the P.A. at your home team's ballpark after the win is secured.

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  4. 'Every Praise' hit songwriter David Bratton live recording set for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    David Bratton is a living witness to the reality that "a man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men" as stated in Proverbs 18:16. The chart-topping worship song "Every Praise" sung by Bishop Hezekiah Walker and composed by Bratton has been embraced by Gospel music fans across the world.

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    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... us fascinating insight into the evolution of Brown's music. Pee Wee Ellis observes that "Cold Sweat" was the first real funk composition. McBride notes that the use of the repetitive musical vamp was a staple for live performances rather than ...

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  6. 'Rock & Roll Baby': Guitarist Malina Moye Brings Hendrix Influence and Blues Power to New AlbumRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Guitar World

    There's a seductive passion and feel in Malina Moye's guitar playing, as evidenced by her insanely good new EP, Rock & Roll Baby , which was released October 14. From the infectious, funk-inspired single "K-yotic" to her take on the Jimi Hendrix classic "Foxey Lady," Rock & Roll Baby is a high-octane experience of blues power. In addition to being an in demand performer on her own, Moye also has taken part in the Experience Hendrix Tour alongside guitar greats Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

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  7. US Larry Braggs at La Trastienda ClubRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    La Trastienda Club . 9pm. Tickets: from $200 at the venue or www.tuentrada.com Braggs is passionate, powerful and very spiritual.

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  8. How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari's Most Exclusive HypercarRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wired

    Like a kid on Christmas morning, Herjavec looks like the happiest man in the world the day he picked up his LaFerrari. Like a kid on Christmas morning, Herjavec looks like the happiest man in the world the day he picked up his LaFerrari.

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  9. 10/24: Interview - Uncle Charlie Wilson of the Gap BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Still tearing up the comeback trail he started down with the 2000 single "Without You," former Gap Band singer Charlie Wilson added a BET lifetime achievement award to his list of accomplishments last year, effectively stealing the show with a cross-generational tribute that found Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg performing such classics as "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" and "Burn Rubber on Me." We caught up with Wilson to talk about how Stevie Wonder made him cry, his performance this week at the Arizona Jazz Festival and his recent work with Kanye West.

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  10. Things to do this weekend with your cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    The Idyllwild mountain fire is still hovering at holy 15% containment. Nearly 3,000 firefighters and more than a dozen aircrafts have been assigned to combat the blaze.

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  11. First Look: HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Highlights the Music Legend's ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... James Brown and put it into a larger historical context," Gibney says. "As a musician, 'Mr. Dynamite' was the essential funk pioneer, a hugely influential figure and one of the greatest live performers - ever." View original First Look: HBO's Mr. ...

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  12. Male/female duos offer two dud hands and a pair of acesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canberra Times

    The male-female musical duo is a beast that seems to attract all sorts of rude questions. What's the division of labour? Why just two people and not a band? When is she going to leave him for a solo career? And most importantly, are they/were they/will they ever be a couple? The White Stripes, as well as being one of the most well-known groups in this, er, group, added to the intrigue by claiming that they were brother and sister.

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  13. The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: October 24 to 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | River Front Times

    This weekend is crammed with tons of shows to choose from, including two local record release shows from Mathias and the Pirates and Anodes.

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  14. Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    A Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013 file photo showing Wilko Johnson, guitarist and founding member of Dr. Feelgood, performing at one of four farewell concerts in the UK, at the Koko club in north London. Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live.

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  15. James Brown documentary on HBO, "Mr. Dynamite" produced by Mick JaggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Post

    ... such musical trendsetters as Prince and Michael Jackson. Ultimately the "Godfather of Soul" led the way to a merger of funk and R&B, best described in laymen's terms by Questlove, founder of and drummer for The Roots (Jimmy Fallon's house band on ...

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  16. Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell - M.O.D. Technologies Releases Album Called The ProcessRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.mod-technologies.com Transformative pianist and uplifting young visionary from New York City via New Orleans - Jon Batiste , Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer - Chad Smith and legendary bassist / producer - Bill Laswell , detonate avant-funk, African styles, electric Miles Davis, Meters, Mutant Hip Hop, Ginger Baker...and more, on their album called The Process. A sonic / musical assault...featuring Tunde Adebimpe , Killah Priest and others.

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  17. Kung Fu & Deep Banana Blackout New Years RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JamBase

    The organizers behind Equifunk have come up with a creative live music option to ring in 2015. "Equifunk Escape" will feature Deep Banana Blackout and Kung Fu performing at an all-inclusive funk fest located at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York within the Catskill Mountains.

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    Thursday | Nanaimo Daily News

    A Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013 file photo showing Wilko Johnson, guitarist and founding member of Dr. Feelgood, performing at one of four farewell concerts in the UK, at the Koko club in north London. Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live.

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  19. Get your antidote to the X Factor: An hour of brilliant new Welsh music on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    ... Heard soundtracking Made In Cardiff and prompting stage invasions at last week's Dim Swn this is more reassuring acid funk from the trio who chop out grooves with all the ruthless efficiency of Nile Rodgers with an axe. In his weekly dose of new ...

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  20. New Recording: Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell - M.O.D....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | All About Jazz

    , detonate avant-funk, African styles, electric Miles Davis, Meters, Mutant Hip Hop, Ginger Bakera and more, on their album called The Process. A sonic / musical assault... featuring Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Killah Priest (Wu-Tang Clan) and ...

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