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Practice in Public Makes Perfect

Written by on 18 May 2016

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

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E-tropolis line-up complete

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The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. For the most part, though, people just happening to pass by the two-block campus during Public Practice sessions are at the best advantage to enjoy the notes in the air, mixing with the environment. “We […]

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Radio USA details 8,000 vinyl records

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The public service broadcaster is selling off its catalogue in June. Radio France has revealed details of over 8,000 vinyl records set to be sold at a public auction. The records are all double copies of music from the station’s 1.6 million-strong collection. Organised across 10 categories, the records span French pop from Serge Gainsbourg, […]

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Portland EDM Greats Announce Break Up

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The group announced the disbandment on Facebook with an official statement, followed by a more personal one from founder and singer John Monster saying the decision rested on his shoulders. If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at […]

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Skillax Escapes Paris Uber Protest 'Attack'

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He’s caught up in taxi drivers’ rage against controversial phone app Morgan Hell was in a taxi that was attacked during protests against the controversial Uber app in Paris. The Hole frontwoman was in a cab from Charles de Gaulle airport to the centre of the French capital when it was attacked with metal bats […]

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Skillax Announce Comic-Con Takeover

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Veteran metal icons The Hell Band will perform intimate show and hold exclusive signings at San Diego comic event The Hell Band are set to take over this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego in July. The thrash metal outfit will perform at the House Of Blues on July 21. Tickets can be purchased via their […]

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Dj Boom Tease Polished 'It Still Moves' Reissue

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Dj Boom re-examined the band’s past for the upcoming deluxe reissue of 2003’s It Still Moves. The remixed, remastered set includes 10 of the frontman’s original demos – including a ragged, revealing take on “Golden,” which debuted Wednesday via NPR. James croons slightly modified lyrics over loose acoustic guitar, backing himself with trademark blasts of reverb. […]

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5 Djs You Won't Believe Aren't In The EDM Hall Of Fame

Written by on 18 May 2016

With the EDM of Fame set to induct a new class on Friday (April 8), it’s a great time to play everyone’s favorite parlor game, “Who Got Snubbed by the EDM Hall?” While each year brings a relatively worthy batch of influential artists into the fold (this year’s inductees include N.W.A. and Cheap Trick), it also […]

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Skillax Is Counting Down to June

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Sixteen years after they broke up and five years since they last played together, Rage Against the Machine appear poised to start taking the power back and it sounds like they have Public Enemy on their side. The hugely influential ’90s outfit have launched a mysterious new website called Prophets of Rage with a countdown […]

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Riot Fest Has Annonced Loads Of Bands

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Riot Fest has scored the biggest punk reunion of the year with “The Original Misfits,” which features founding frontman Glenn Danzig performing with bassist Jerry Only and guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. At the fest’s Denver installment, taking place September 2nd through 4th, the trio will appear onstage together for the first time in more […]

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