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  1. Schooled: The Silverlake Conservatory of Music is Moving to Los FelizRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Curbed

    So, it's true: the Silverlake Conservatory of Music is moving from the heart of Sunset Junction in Silver Lake to a new, 12,385-square-foot location right by Hollywood and Vermont in Los Feliz, according to a press release from SCM cofounder Flea . The new location at 4652 Hollywood Blvd. sits on a little strip of cool eateries, funky shops, and a fancy barber shop - it's not too different from Sunset Junction.


  2. Who Knew Tom Petty Could Be So Litigious?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Tom Petty just won a lawsuit Monday against pop singer Sam Smith , as Smith's song " Stay With Me " allegedly plagiarizes Petty's 1989 jam, " Won't Back Down ." Okay.


  3. John Frusciante Releasing Experimental Electronica Album, Streaming First Single [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Guitar master John Frusciante has announced the release of an "experimental acid house" album under the alias of Trickfinger . The record is set to drop on April 7 via Acid Test.


  4. John Frusciante to Debut New Project on Acid Test; Hear a Track NowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | XLR8R

    After a long run of solo guitar records, John Frusciante has made the surprising announcement that he will launch a new acid project called Trickfinger, which will release a full-length record via the Absurd label's Acid Test imprint this spring. About five years ago, Frusciante is said to have begun experimenting with electronic hardware, "immersing himself in the unique musical language of Roland's classic techno machines."


  5. Katy Perry 'Leaks' New Super Bowl Halftime Song, Shows Off Football PedicureRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | StarPulse.com

    A new song by Katy Perry that's set to debut during her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show on Sunday has leaked online. It's only a joke though.


  6. John Frusciante to release experimental acid house albumRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Resident Advisor

    Acid Test will release a self-titled LP by John Frusciante on April 7th. Since RA elected Acid Test as label of the month in 2012, the vinyl-focused label has released 303-oriented dance music from Tin Man, Pepe Bradock and Achterbahn D'Amour.


  7. C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tom Petty/Sam SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crooks and Liars

    This issue was brought up by Tom Petty's publishing company, which contacted Smith's publisher about giving credit on the song. It is unknown as to what legal proceedings came out of this, if any, but it seems like Smith's people awarded Petty and Lynne songwriting credit without much resistance, seeing as the song only came out last April.


  8. Tim Heidecker 'Leaks' Katy Perry & Lenny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    Back in 2012, Tim Heidecker leaked an original composition " Madonna" created for her Super Bowl halftime show. And by "leak," we mean he released a completely fake rap track that started out with, "My name is Madonna and I'm here to say \/ I like football in a very big way."


  9. Boys' basketball: Flea loves his Fairfax LionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    Flea, the co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has a courtside seat for Lakers games, but he looked very happy sitting courtside elsewhere on Monday night -- watching and rooting for his alma mater, unbeaten Fairfax High. The Lions improved to 20-0 in defeating Westchester, 54-49.


  10. Fairfax remains unbeaten with 54-49 win over WestchesterRead the original story

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... was retired L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky giving Fairfax Coach Harvey Kitani a pregame pep talk. And there was Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers co-founder who donned a gold Fairfax jersey and sat in a front-row seat cheering as if he were at ...


  11. Super Bowl Sunday: Six things to stream to get you ready for the big gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | JAM! Showbiz

    Bruno Mars performs with Anthony Kiedis and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Elsa/Getty Images/AFP/Files It's back! North America's annual tribute to chicken wings, expensive commercials, dancing cheerleaders, overhyped halftime shows and we probably shouldn't forget this one the tradition of NFL football takes place this weekend, as the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots face off in Super Bowl XLIX.


  12. Sam Smith Will Pay Tom Petty Royalties for "Stay With Me"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | E! Online

    Tom Petty is going to have one more song staying with him for quite some time, as he will now officially be receiving royalties from Sam Smith 's megahit, "Stay With Me." A rep for Smith confirms to E! News that Petty's "I Won't Back Down" and the British singer's "Stay With Me" have similar sounds, so similar in fact that Petty and Jeff Lynne will be listed as co-writers of the hit; however, the rep insists that the similarities are completely coincidental and unintentional.


  13. Siblings with autism may have their own form of the disorder, study revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | InsideHalton.com

    Cameron loves the Red Hot Chili Peppers and used to tap out the same tune on the piano over and over, while music doesn't seem to move Thomas. Last Friday morning in their Oakville kitchen, Cameron sat expressionless and shook pill bottles repetitively, as Thomas paced, jumped, shouted and smiled, occasionally scarfing Timbits.


  14. Sam Smith Will Now Pay Tom Petty Royalties Over 'Stay With Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | People

    Tom Petty 's a popular guy with the younger crowd of musicians. A few years ago, there was a lot of hubbub over the similarities between the Red Hot Chili Peppers song "Dani California" and Petty's "Last Dance with Mary Jane," and this week, Petty's in the news again, this time because Sam Smith inadvertently aped Petty's 1989 single "I Won't Back Down" with last year's hit "Stay With Me."


  15. Perry Farrell Dishes with Mario Batali in New Web ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Rock102online.com

    ... try, everything flows as the wine flows." Other episodes of Feedback Kitchen will include Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea , Patti Smith and U2 guitarist The Edge . All episodes will be released on January 26.


  16. Watch Full Episodes of Mario Batali's New Show Feedback KitchenRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Eater

    ... whips up a new dish inspired by the artist who also performs. The line-up for the series is impressive : U2's The Edge, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, punk rock legend Patti Smith, Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction, and singer/Twitter master ...


  17. Tim Heidecker "Leaked" Katy Perry's Super Bowl SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Stereogum

    Last January, Nick Kroll/Tom Scharpling associate Jon Daly gave us the brilliant Red Hot Chili Peppers parody " Abracadabralifornia " days before the Peppers played the Super Bowl halftime show . Now a different comedian, Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric , has taken the piss out of this year's Super Bowl performer.


  18. Super Bowl 2015: Patriots vs. Seahawks Halftime Show Entertainment, PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | BleacherReport

    The big game is one thing, but the spectacle surrounding it is what makes the Super Bowl the most popular sporting event in the country every single season. Halftime in most NFL games features a small dog and pony show with the occasional performance worth watching.


  19. Rihanna rocks red hair and flashes abs on the beach in new ad campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    Rihanna's just made us feel like we could *almost* be soaking up the sun somewhere tropical in these latest ad campaign pictures. The pop beauty is the one of the latest stars to team up with Vita Coco coconut water and will be featured in the company's national advertising campaign, beginning this summer.


  20. Super Bowl XLIX: Hafltime show info, past performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Sporting News

    The Super Bowl is about football, first and foremost. But it's also come to be so much more than that.