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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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video: John Cale & Moe Tucker reunited at Grammy concert honoring Velvet Underground

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tuesday night (7/11) at Beacon Theatre was the 2017 “GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends” — an awards ceremony and concert that honored this year’s 2017 Merit Awards recipients. Among those recipients were The Velvet Underground. “The establishment caught up with us at last,” joked John Cale…

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Run the Jewels concluded their T5 run, appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Run the Jewels just wrapped up their tour last night (3/1), the final night of a four-night stand at NYC’s Terminal 5. They also appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ during their run, to discuss Bernie Sanders, weed, the Grammys, and more…

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Grammys 2017 winners & highlights: Beyonce, David Bowie, Sturgill Simpson, Chance the Rapper, Megadeth & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Winners include Beyonce, Adele, David Bowie, Sturgill Simpson, Solange, Drake, Chance the Rapper (Best New Artist), Megadeth, and more.

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Jean-Michel Jarre touring, talks electronic music with Hans Zimmer, Gary Numan, Moby, Julia Holter & more (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The electronic/new age icon is up for a Grammy this weekend for his album that features collaborations with M83, Air, Moby, John Carpenter, Pete Townshend, Erasure’s Vince Clarke, Massive Attack’s 3D, Little Boots, and more.

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Chance the Rapper and Sturgill Simpson performing at the Grammys

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We already knew that the Grammy performers this year included Metallica, Adele, a Daft Punk/Weeknd collab, and a Tribe Called Quest/Anderson Paak/Dave Grohl collab, and now more interesting performances were added.

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Metallica/Beck playing intimate LA shows around Grammys (which Daft Punk/ATCQ were added to)

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Two more collaborations were announced for the Grammy Awards Ceremony: Daft Punk and The Weeknd; and A Tribe Called Quest, Anderson .Paak, and Dave Grohl.

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Metallica update: James narrating porn doc, Lars disses modern music, band playing Grammys

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James Hetfield narrating a documentary on porn addiction, Lars Ulrich likes Kvelertak and The Sword but otherwise says “music is not terribly inspiring anymore unfortunately,” and more Metallica news updates.

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The Grammys Play It Safe Again for the 2017 Nominations

Source: Rock On Philly

What’s safer: a kindergarten playground or the Grammy 2017 nominations?

If you chose the latter, you are correct. Once again, The Recording Academy has stuck to their usual favorites (especially in the major categories) and with few exceptions has ignored the vast array of talented musicians out of mainstream radio’s reach.

Roots rock singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson is the only outlier in the Best Album of the Year category, which also includes Adele, Beyoncé, Drake and Justin Bieber. Record of the Year and Song of the Year only features mainstream artists. The Recording Academy then uses those same artists for ...

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Parquet Courts’ Austin Brown talks Rihanna, 2016 highlights & this weekend’s Knockdown Center show (win tix!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: did you know Parquet Courts were nominated for a Grammy this year?

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Grammys 2017 nominees (Beyonce, Adele, Sturgill Simpson, Anderson Paak, Chance the Rapper, Baroness, Bon Iver, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sturgill Simpson is up for Album of the Year! Also, Chance the Rapper and Anderon Paak are up for Best New Artist. It’s Beyonce vs Adele in tons of categories, plus there’s Bowie, Radiohead, Iggy Pop, Underworld, PJ Harvey, Gojira, and much more…

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Grammys now recognizes streaming-only projects

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Grammys have always had a contentious history with hip-hop. But aside from frequently snubbing rappers, another egregious error of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has been its lack of recognition of streaming-only albums as equal to physical releases, a move that has disproportionately affected hip-hop artists who release free mixtapes online…

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Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O’Connor over accusations that he gave Prince drugs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Earlier this week Sinead O’Connor posted accusations about Arsenio Hall, saying he gave drugs to Prince and laced a joint that he gave to her before everything became “all slow motion” and he put “his tongue in my mouth…

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