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Category Posts : New Music

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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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-Macca Collaboration Sparks Controversy

New Music / January 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

A recent collaboration between Beatles superstar Paul McCartney and noted rap sensation Kanye West has managed to spark some generational controversy – or has it? As it turns out, the two media sensations have recently worked together on a brand new single that has just been released. The song is called “Only One”, and it features Kanya rapping over a musical backing provided by billionaire Beatles star Paul McCartney.A recent Twitter controversy seems to have been deliberately staged by partisans of both stars, during the course of which many Kanye fans logged on to various social media accounts in order to post up their surprise that Kanye was working with …..

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