Posturing himself to be a breakout act next year, Toronto upstart JNYR liberates his Sauce Boy-produced audio introduction “Twenty Ten.” The song finds the CDM Music Group signee serenading a former love interest over some fitting instrumentation while showcasing his vocal range and seasoned songwriting skills.

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There are a lot misconceptions that go around the music industry, but copyrights are among one the top issues. Unfortunately, it’s somehow become common knowledge that an artist can use another artist or band’s music if it’s fewer than 3 seconds. That’s simply untrue.  Consequently, these artists end up in court with six- or seven-figure […]

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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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Look, I don’t need to unwind any DNA from my system to find out I am not one-tenth Norwegian or six-sixteenths Cherokee or any other fraction anything else because I know my genealogy. It was taught to me through word-of-mouth sources as good as a mountain and the rest is history so well documented that […]

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photo by Nina Westervelt The Brooklyn-based indie rockers Bear Hands are releasing their third album, You’ll Pay For This, on April 15th. The album reveals a sound that is more polished and mature yet retains all of its edge. An accomplishment made possible, in part, by the fact that the band’s line-up remains the four […]

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Here is a bit of contemporary Germany for you. This is Safi, a dark powerhouse and badass band I discovered at a show in Berlin some months ago. Safi is the lead singer, guitarist and electronic producer. Matthias Becker is on the bass and guitar and Frank Semmer is the drummer who came from the […]

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The Artist D, March 2014 I was playing around in the AOL Chat Rooms in 1996. If we wanted to grasp at straws for purposes of longevity we could say that I have been on the Internet for 20 years. A couple years after my first AOL experiences in 1996 I decided that I could […]

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UPDATE: 4/5/16 10:00 A.M. EST Blac Chyna’s celebrity bestie Amber Rose has quickly confirmed the rumor Blac Rob’s engagement, writing in an Instagram post that she’s never seen her “sis so happy.” Amber went on to give the fun-loving couple her blessing, before adding, “Now let’s get this wedding together so y’all can start making some […]

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Starting from a feeling of discomfort, noise, and chaos, you’ll be able to also hear sensitivity and softness while listening to everything Autist (ex Aniaetleprogrammeur) want to tell you about in their new EP Misbehave. Mixing electropunk, dance music, psychedelic, chanson, and electronica in a unique way, topped up with sexy rebellious vocals, Autist succeeds […]

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Liam Ashcroft is JeanMichelNoir, a Liverpool-based award winning composer and electronic producer dealing in retro-infused synthwave and (John) Carpenter-esque horror soundtracks. Having emerged from the post-punk scene in Liverpool some 20 years ago his journey has taken him from the harsh glare and rage of guitar-oriented noise to weaving dark, pulsing spectral soundtracks that often […]

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The singer – who revealed it is his favourite song from the record – reportedly wrote the song about his current girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. And with lyrics like: “A woman, stronger than anyone I know. She shares my dreams, I hope that some day I’ll share her home,” it certainly sounds like the perfect love song […]

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The band is set to play a string shows around the UK as part their ‘The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light’ tour. Running from 19-26 April, Mike Skinner and his group will be on stage in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London.  Writing on his Instagram page, Mike Skinner wrote: “Spoken to my band! Told […]

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LA’s Former Faces has been slowly bubbling for months now…releasing dreamy, ambient sounds since late last year and capturing the hearts and ears of many. Their debut EP Swimming in Circles, released last Friday, June 2, is quite the musical spectacle. It weaves in and out of echoey soundscapes, teetering on the line of dreams […]

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How was July for you? Thirty one days gone in a flash…  In seconds actually.  Just over 5 million of them.  But it’s the same every July of course.  The beginning of the end of the year…  In music writing terms it’s the beginning of preparation for the end of year polls, the ‘Album of […]

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How was July for you? Thirty one days gone in a flash…  In seconds actually.  Just over 5 million of them.  But it’s the same every July of course.  The beginning of the end of the year…  In music writing terms it’s the beginning of preparation for the end of year polls, the ‘Album of […]

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Gucci Mane has been on a tear since getting out prison in May 2016, and it seems like the good times are set to continue for the recently married rapper. Fresh from dropping a bestselling autobiography, Gucci announced that his record label Atlantic Records is putting even more faith in him by putting a $10 million […]

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“Crystal castles” have crumbled in the wake the ‘ allegations sexual, physical, and psychological abuse against co-founder, . Published last week, Alice Glass’ recent statement cited the alleged abuse as the primary motivator in her decision to depart from the band in 2014. As Glass’ post continues to circulate, Crystal Castles has witnessed the cancellation […]

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