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Southern California May Ban Rave-Style Events

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford said Tuesday she will place an item on the May 24 board agenda calling for an end to rave-style events at the San Manuel Amphiteater in Devore. Rutherford’s decision came amid continued and growing complaints from Devore and Crestline residents about excessive noise generated from electronic dance shows at […]

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What We Loved At Winter Rockfest

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]

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The State Of D.C. Hardcore

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

At 9 p.m. on a Friday in February, Watson was standing outside of La Casa, a micro-church and community center — whose main chapel is the size of your parents‘ spacious living room — nestled next to a tienda in Washington, D.C.’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Inside, a hardcore punk band called Unknown Threat had just […]

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Practice in Public Makes Perfect

Written by on 18 Mai 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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Sounds of Superior Productivity

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

What is that secret age-old productivity tool? Music. Yep. The right music can help you stay focused and more productive. Here’s how: Music Helps Boost Productivity on Repetitive Tasks Research has shown that when presented with repetitive tasks, music can help make those tasks more enjoyable and boost productivity. In this study, for instance, assembly […]

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E-tropolis line-up complete

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. Grendel, Vomito Negro (pic) and Ambassador 21 join Laibach, VNV Nation, De/Vision, Leaether Strip, Solar Fake to name but a few. Festival tickets are on sale. For the most part, though, people just happening to […]

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Exclusive! Listen The New Track “Little Scratch”

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

Track appears in new box set… A new box set showcasing recordings Captain Beefheart made in the early Seventies is due for release. Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features newly remastered versions of three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released during that period – Lick My Decals Off, Baby, The Spotlight Kid […]

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Radio USA details 8,000 vinyl records

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

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 Metal Greats Announce Break Up

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

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. “I take full responsibility for the decision to part ways with the other guys. It was difficult, well thought-out, and something that had been culminating […]

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Q Awards: Winners Interviews

Written by on 18 Mai 2016

John has joked with Q that he is yet to find any upsides to being a solo artist. Speaking in a Q25 video interview to mark his appearance on the cover of our special 25th anniversary issue, Q304, which is out now, the former Oasis leader. The Chief declares in the video interview you can […]

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