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Black Eyed Peas Dominate '09, Break Billboard Hot 100 Record

Black Eyed Peas Dominate '09, Break Billboard Hot 100 Record

The 1-2 punch of Black Eyed Peas singles, ‘Boom Boom Pow’ and ‘I Gotta Feeling’ just broke a record. The Billboard Hot 100 chart, released today show the BEP’s hold the number one slot with ‘I Gotta Feeling’ for the eighth consecutive week. Their first single ‘Boom Boom Pow’  held […]

August 20, 2009 × 0 comments

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The Mint Chicks Launch ‘No More Blogs’ To Promote New & Unsigned Bands

The Mint Chicks Launch ‘No More Blogs’ To Promote New & Unsigned Bands

I mentioned a few weeks ago that The Mint Chicks were looking to create a “bigger network” to promote unsigned bands. Now we have ‘No More Blogs’, a website that showcases ten of those new bands. The site allows you to hear a song from each group and also links to […]

August 15, 2009 × 0 comments

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The Mint Chicks Launch 'No More Blogs' To Promote New & Unsigned Bands

The Mint Chicks Launch 'No More Blogs' To Promote New & Unsigned Bands

I mentioned a few weeks ago that The Mint Chicks were looking to create a “bigger network” to promote unsigned bands. Now we have ‘No More Blogs’, a website that showcases ten of those new bands. The site allows you to hear a song from each group and also links to […]

August 15, 2009 × 0 comments

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MGMT Cover The Clean’s ‘Anything Could Happen’ at All Points West

Who knows how this came about? MGMT recently played three sold out shows in Auckland before heading to New York to play the All Points West festival and now we have this. Anyway, it’s enough for them to go up a notch in my book. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu9ui_bJPo8&feature=player_embedded] via Stereogum.

August 14, 2009 × 0 comments

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MGMT Cover The Clean’s ‘Anything Could Happen’ at All Points West

Who knows how this came about? MGMT recently played three sold out shows in Auckland before heading to New York to play the All Points West festival and now we have this. Anyway, it’s enough for them to go up a notch in my book. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu9ui_bJPo8&feature=player_embedded] via Stereogum.

August 14, 2009 × 0 comments

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Les Paul, 1915-2009

Les Paul, 1915-2009

This year just keeps getting worse. Les Paul, creator and innovator of one of the most renowned guitars in history, has died. Paul, who died from complications from pneumonia was 94. He once said “the audience, they’re not professionals. They just love music. It isn’t necessary to play over their […]

August 14, 2009 × 0 comments

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Les Paul, 1915-2009

Les Paul, 1915-2009

This year just keeps getting worse. Les Paul, creator and innovator of one of the most renowned guitars in history, has died. Paul, who died from complications from pneumonia was 94. He once said “the audience, they’re not professionals. They just love music. It isn’t necessary to play over their […]

August 14, 2009 × 0 comments

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M.I.A “7 Songs Deep” Into New Album

M.I.A “7 Songs Deep” Into New Album

We’ve been keeping a pretty close eye on M.I.A’s Twitter lately and for good reason. Two weeks ago she posted this and now she’s finally come up for air. Here’s hoping the finish line comes up quickly.

August 12, 2009 × 0 comments

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M.I.A "7 Songs Deep" Into New Album

M.I.A "7 Songs Deep" Into New Album

We’ve been keeping a pretty close eye on M.I.A’s Twitter lately and for good reason. Two weeks ago she posted this and now she’s finally come up for air. Here’s hoping the finish line comes up quickly.

August 12, 2009 × 0 comments

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Joel Tenebaum ordered to pay $675,000 for illegal downloading & file-sharing

A few days ago Joel Tenenbaum was ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing thirty songs. Tenebaum is a 25-year-old graduate student at Boston University. This is only the second case to go to court and only last month a court ordered Jammie Thomas-Rasset to pay $1.92 million […]

August 7, 2009 × 0 comments

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Joel Tenebaum ordered to pay $675,000 for illegal downloading & file-sharing

A few days ago Joel Tenenbaum was ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing thirty songs. Tenebaum is a 25-year-old graduate student at Boston University. This is only the second case to go to court and only last month a court ordered Jammie Thomas-Rasset to pay $1.92 million […]

August 7, 2009 × 0 comments

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New Modest Mouse video ‘King Rat’ directed by Heath Ledger

New Modest Mouse video ‘King Rat’ directed by Heath Ledger

Here’s the brand new Heath Ledger directed Modest Mouse video for ‘King Rat. The animated video was fully conceived by Ledger before he died in January 2008 and was finished by THE MASSES, a film and music company. Ledger approached Modest Mouse singer Isaac Brock with the idea to direct […]

August 4, 2009 × 0 comments

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New Modest Mouse video 'King Rat' directed by Heath Ledger

New Modest Mouse video 'King Rat' directed by Heath Ledger

Here’s the brand new Heath Ledger directed Modest Mouse video for ‘King Rat. The animated video was fully conceived by Ledger before he died in January 2008 and was finished by THE MASSES, a film and music company. Ledger approached Modest Mouse singer Isaac Brock with the idea to direct […]

August 4, 2009 × 0 comments

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Jay-Z unveils Blueprint 3 album cover & tracklist

Jay-Z unveils Blueprint 3 album cover & tracklist

Okay people, here we go. As mentioned before, guests include MGMT, Drake, Kid Cudi, Mr. Hudson and Nas. Let’s just hope that ‘Empire State of Mind’ is as good as ‘Success’. Tracklist and production credits under the cut.

August 4, 2009 × 0 comments

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Baatin of Slum Village dies aged 35

Baatin of Slum Village dies aged 35

Baatin (born Titus Glover), the renowned emcee of Slum Village has died. He was 35. So far, the police do not know the cause of his death.  As one of the founding members of Slum Village along with J. Dilla (who died in 2006) and T3, Baatin helped create the [...]

August 3, 2009 × 0 comments