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Eminem doesn’t sound revived at all on ‘Revival’ — a first-impressions review

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s nice that Eminem hates Trump, but that doesn’t forgive his current inability to write music that’s fun to listen to.

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Annie Lennox: Songs Of Mass Destruction

Source: Short and Sweet NYC » Music

Annie Lennox: Songs Of Mass DestructionAnnie Lennox
Songs of Mass Destruction
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Annie Lennox: Songs Of Mass Destruction

Annie Lennox’s new album,  Songs Of Mass Destruction opens with the slow simple lament of “Dark Road,” the lady’s ability to break your heart with her singularly expressive pipes is evident from the get go on this release.

Next we get the jumpy, sexy “Love Is Blind.” It’s important to note that the spectacular backing and harmony vocals you hear through these 11 tunes are pretty much all Lennox, and on this tune she pushes herself along perfectly on the kinetic vocal melange bouncing off the piano. “Ghosts in My Machine” gives ...

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Guns N’ Roses began NYC-area run at MSG, brought out Pink (videos, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Guns N’ Roses brought their current tour to the NYC-area last night (10/11) for their first of four shows here. Last night’s was one of three at Madison Square Garden, and during the encore, they brought Pink on stage to sing “Patience” with them. You can see video of that…

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tix on sale: Sam Smith, Jesus Lizard, Heems, Television, Wardruna & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, PINK, Girlpool, Restorations, Jungle, Radio Dept, Glen Hansard, Ceremony/Nothing, Kodak Black, and more tickets on sale.

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Jay-Z played “Numb/Encore” for Chester Bennington at first ‘4:44′ show, V Festival

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay-Z played his first shows since releasing 4:44 at England’s V Festival over the weekend. He headlined the festival’s Weston Park stage on Saturday (8/19) and the Hylands Park stage on Sunday (8/20). The shows included the live debuts of several 4:44 songs…

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Summerfest 2017 lineup (Future, Bob Dylan, Shins, DFA1979, Tegan & Sara, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Milwaukee festival also includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, P!nk, Michelle Branch, The Moody Blues, Car Seat Headrest, Third Eye Blind, Big Thief, and so much more.

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Pandora’s “Top Thumb Hundred” of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s lots of Drake.

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Philly’s Got Soul: Our City’s R&B Scene Over the Years

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image of Jill Scott by Sandra Alphonse via Flickr

The term R&B, rhythm and blues, was first used by music journalist Jerry Wexler in 1947, shortly after the blues genre began to take hold. Philadelphia began to play a crucial role in propagating the genre in the 60’s with the emergence of Philly Soul music, which largely boasted smooth, melodic instrumentals to support and enhance the more emphasized vocals.

Philadelphia boasted its own record companies to create its signature sounds, the most noteworthy being Philadelphia International Records, which is responsible for producing hits from The Jackson 5 and ...

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Did You Know These Six Artists Have Philly Roots?

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Pikturewerk via Flickr

Some artists seem to have their Philadelphia heritage tied to their image – Questlove & The Roots, Will SmithKurt Vile, Silvertide, etc. – but some of these other international stars who have Philly roots may surprise you…

Hall & Oates

Both members of the commercially and critically acclaimed duo, Daryl Hall and John Oates, were born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs and met each other while attending Temple University. Hall & Oates will perform during the Grand Opening of the The Fillmore Philadelphia on Thursday, October 1st.

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11 Awesome Movie Soundtracks You Need to Listen To

Source: Rock On Philly

There are so many soundtracks that qualify as great, but here is a list that’s a little different than the others.  The top 11 listed below were chosen not only for their musical prowess, but also because they enhance their respective movie in some way. You will find a variety of music styles here, from doo-wop and classic rock, to EDM and string quartets.

11. Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Composer Clint Mansell led the Kronos Quartet through their perfectly harmonious and minimalist score for Requiem for a Dream. The soundtrack is broken into Summer, Fall, and Winter. It ...

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ArtsBeat: The Hudson Project: Humans and Machines, With the Flaming Lips, STS9, Keys N Krates, Yacht

Source: New York Times » Music

Friday’s lineup was sprinkled with acts that relied on human physicality, in music that’s intended, after all, to get people moving.

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Playlist Monday: 10 Well Known Philly Musicians

Source: Rock On Philly

It’s the people that make a city so great, and it’s the music of those people that make a city even greater. Every week Rock On Philly spends hours covering amazing local talent, local bands that play night after night trying to get their name out there. We also cover well known musicians that come into the area. All of these musicians started off small somewhere. This week we made a playlist to show off some well established musicians that call Philly home; you probably will know more than a few!

 

1. Dr. Dog –“That Old Black Hole”

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