This week, Unicode, the consortium that chooses new emojis across all platforms, announced the beta version the 2018 emojis. The options are not final yet, but they should get the ficial stamp approval in January 2018. Then, the finalized emojis should be unveiled during the first quarter the year. They’ll hit phones by the second […]

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Bustle gave some suggestions for folks looking to take action after learning about the disturbing situation in Libya. 1. Demand that the United Nations and U.S. government get involved. Consider contacting Ambassador Haley to encourage her to continue to prioritize the slave trade issue within the United Nations system. 2. Support The International Organization For […]

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There’s not a lot you can add to what has already been written about Joy Division.  Especially when you have someone as verbose as Paul Morley as the go-to writer when it comes to their books and sleevenotes. However, True Faith, the new exhibition on Joy Division and New Order at Manchester Art Gallery, is […]

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…And that’s OK with him!  Bill Kaulitz, lead singer of the band Tokio Hotel, has entered into solo territory with a new multi-media experience entitled I’m Not OK as well as a new solo name, BILLY.  The project chronicles Bill’s experiences with love and heartbreak, despair and hope.  “Love Don’t Break Me” is the first […]

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When I use the term “artist” I try to use it sparingly. Art is a term in which defines multiple mediums. A person who paints is a painter, a person who writes is a writer, and a person who makes music is a musician. The term artist is one that encompasses a person who does […]

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  I just got home from a documentary that made my head spin. It’s a movie about art, celebrity, identity, the nature of truth, credibility, and also about vicious moral outrage and righteous indignation. That indignation might have faded a touch since this story’s “big reveal”, but the two elderly women across the aisle from […]

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Early in the year, many of us try to take good resolutions: not smoke in bed, take the trash out more regularly, be more pleasant at work…and some of us decide to leave everything behind and make a new life for themselves. Lynn Loetje Loe is one of these people, I have been following her activities […]

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Ah the New Year TM the time of the year to give thanks for the things in our lives and to look forward to the New Year.  Wait, is that right?  No, that’s Thanksgiving.  Yeah, Thanksgiving is the day we give thanks for stuff.  New Years is for making promises to ourselves that we never […]

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This month The Jupiter Room welcomes Stephen James Buckley aka Polypores into the mix and he has served up an amazing mix of drone, ambience, hauntology and noise. However, this is no ordinary mix, it’s a journey, an experience like following one continual track that winds and wends its way into the dark forest of […]

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King Woman’s new album Created in the Image of Suffering is mystical slow doom metal…some of the songs linger in your head till you listen to them again, and again. I fell in love with their hypnotic track “Dove” a little while ago on Bandcamp and recently saw the band was back with this LP released […]

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LA-based vocalist & producer Chaisley Lussier has dropped a stunner in the form of “Fast Love” – a sensual, 80s throwback-ish jam that touches on the heartache that comes along with unrequited love. The young talent has been through the ringer in the music industry, and has taken things into her own hands by independently […]

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We are particularly excited to welcome Neil Grant aka Lo Five into the fold this month and he has constructed an achingly beautiful mix for us that plays with ambience, hauntology and delicate electronics. Neil’s instinct for melody is now well-known on the scene and here he constructs an hour-long mix that is as bright and […]

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Linkin Park have confirmed that they will be cancelling their upcoming US tour. The news comes after band frontman Chester Bennington sadly took his own life, following a difficult battle with mental health issues.  Taking to Twitter, promoters Live Nation announced the news on Friday night, where they also promised refunds to all ticket-holders. The tweet read: “The […]

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Los Angeles, CA – WAV — the digital media app currently partnered with HipHopDX to boost #DXLive — is upping its Hip Hop muscle with the rollout Versus, a rap competition show for supreme bragging rights and much more. The winner receives $10,000 and a recording deal with WAV Records, a growing artist hub for […]

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