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Monthly Archives : June 29, 2015

Music Piracy on the Decline

New MusicNews / June 29, 2015 / No Comments

Musicians like Taylor Swift and Thom Yorke might not like the growing popularity of streaming music online, but thanks to companies like Spotify and Pandora, piracy is on the decline. In the past decade, the ability to stream licensed music has lessened piracy via file sharing by half. It’s been more effective — and fan friendly — than the Recording Industry Association of America’s tactic: suing the people who download tunes. Thanks to the ability to stream music for free or for a nominal subscription fee, there’s little need to risk viruses or lawsuits by pirating. Piracy does remain a problem. Some reports claim that as many as 20 million …..

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Joni Mitchell Suffered a Brain Aneurysm, Was Never Comatose

New Music / June 29, 2015 / No Comments

Singer Joni Mitchell suffered a brain aneurysm and was left unable to speak, according to her former boyfriend, singer David Crosby. Crosby told the media that the “Big Yellow Taxi” singer was alone at the time of the March 31 incident. He related that it was quite some time before she was discovered in her injured state. Mitchell was transported to a nearby hospital where it was discovered that she had suffered from a previously undiagnosed brain aneurysm. Adam Sender finds this all pretty scary. Rumors soon circulated the media that Mitchell had been admitted to the hospital, in a coma and put on life support. Mitchell’s representatives quashed the rumors when they …..

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Tove Lo Gets Naked on the Beach in New Video

News / June 23, 2015 / No Comments

Tove Lo, a swedish pop star famous for flashing people at her shows, decided to bare all in her latest video called “Timebomb.” She claims that it fits in well with the song’s theme about love not being black and white. It’s that moment when you are questioning your feelings about someone you want and then make the decision to just go for it. Love is also complicated because often couples feel deprived in making a relationship work with each other because others say it can’t happen, so they delve into one night of explosive passion. The complex themes of the song are echoed in the video as couples stalk …..

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Bob Dylan Recorded Big Hit 50 Years Ago

New Music / June 21, 2015 / No Comments

Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan walked right into Studio A precisely 50 years ago today in New York City. He recorded his famous hit “Like a Rolling Stone.” This is one of the greatest songs ever recorded. This rose straight up to Number two on the Billboard Hot 100. This took only one month after this track hit the store shelves. This song took second place to the Beatles hit “Help.” “Like a Rolling Stone” completely influenced an entirely new generation of rock stars. It was Bruce Springsteen that had inducted Bob Dylan into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This happened in 1988, as many at Handy …..

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Ozzy Osbourne To Headline Voodoo Fest

New Music / June 21, 2015 / No Comments

45+ years may have passed since his debut, but Ozzy Osbourne is still a superstar. We know this because he is still headlining major events. The singer is recruiting some other big stars to appear with him this Halloween at Voodoo Fest, a Halloween extravaganza. Slash, the great guitarist of Guns N’ Roses fame will be joining Ozzy for the event. Slash’s name has been in the music news on and off for years and years, at least for as long as Matt Landis has been listening. He still lives off the fame from his time with Guns N’ Roses when the original lineup rose to enormous heights during the metal years …..

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Justin And Taylor Performing Together Again?

New Music / June 20, 2015 / No Comments

What would you think of Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber teaming up to sing together again? Do you think that they make a good pair, or do you think that Taylor Swift is far above where Justin Bieber is at today? Justin recently tweeted hinting at reuniting with Taylor for a performance. If the two of them were to get together during concert again, would it be something that you would like to see? Do you think that the two of them do well together, or do you think that either one of them is better off without the other? It has been a long time since the two singers have joined …..

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Kanye West Loves Kim Kardashian’s Pregnant Body

News / June 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are a extremely powerful celebrity couple, and they have recently been given the name of “Kimye.” Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are truly in love, but some people are a bit worried about Kanye West’s controlling ways. Since their marriage, Kanye West has made Kim Kardashian wear all of the clothes in his fashion line, and it seems that Kim Kardashian is not exactly happy with Kanye’s demands. However, Kanye West’s fashion insight might actually be better than Kim’s. Women all over the world hate Kanye’s fashion demands, but Kim Kardashian seems to be going along with everything that Kanye says. Some fans like Jim …..

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Dollar for Dollar

News / June 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

It’s no secret that the United States is in desperate need of a minimum wage hike. A recent graph was put out detailing just how much money an hourly employee would have to make in order to stabilize themselves in a one bedroom apart. The state with the lowest number would be able to comfortably house individuals if they made $17.75 an hour. Ten dollars over what the national minimum wage is. While $17.75 an hour would be considered a blessing, many Americans are asking for just $15 with the Fight for 15 campaign. Numerous advocate groups and minimum wage employees have been rallying for support and the last year or …..

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