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Experimental artist Holly Herndon and collaborator Mat Dryhurst have launched a new podcast together. It’s called “Interdependence,” and you can access and support the project through Patreon. “We will publish conversations with good people at the forefront of music, technology and policy from our studio in Berlin,” Herndon and Dryhurst wrote on their Pateron page.
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Cast members from Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Jagged Little Pill, Company, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Chicago, Diana, Mean Girls, Girl from the North Country, Six, and Mrs. Doubtfire will take part in Sunday’s Broadway Does Mother’s Day, a digital variety benefitting Broadway Cares’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The show is designed to replace
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Thurston Moore has shared a new song called “May Daze.” It was recorded by producer Paul Epworth at the Church in London alongside his bandmates in Thurston Moore Group—fellow Sonic Youth alum Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and guitarist James Sedwards. “A soundtrack for our USA sisters + brothers to register as
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Zola Jesus has released her first-ever live album. She dropped Live at Roadburn 2018 earlier today (May 1) on her Bandcamp page. The LP will arrive on other streaming platforms May 8. Pre-sale for vinyl and CD versions of the release will also commence that day. Listen to the 12-track album, which was recorded at
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Kesha has canceled her North American tour with Big Freedia due to the continual COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m so sad to announce that I am unable to move forward with rescheduling my 2020 High Road Tour due to health and safety concerns,” Kesha wrote in an Instagram post earlier today (May 1). “This is heartbreaking, but
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Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks’ first collaborative album, 1995’s Orange Crate Art, is being reissued on 2xCD and 2xLP, marking the first time it’s ever been pressed to vinyl. It’s out June 19 via Omniverse Recordings. It’ll feature previously unreleased session outtakes and instrumentals, including Wilson and Parks’ cover of “What a Wonderful World,”
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Thom Yorke was the musical guest on tonight’s remote broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In addition to sitting down for a somewhat rare late night TV performance, he also debuted a new song called “Plasticine Figures.” According to Fallon, it was an unfinished song that Yorke decided to finish for tonight’s performance.
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Nilüfer Yanya will perform the next session in Pitchfork’s new stay-at-home concert series. The performance will broadcast live on Instagram this Wednesday, April 29, at 4 p.m. Eastern. You can tune in at Pitchfork’s Instagram. Pitchfork’s concert sessions take place on our Instagram every Wednesday and Friday, and viewers will be able to donate to the
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Facebook has announced sweeping changes to its Facebook Live platform, including plans to let artists charge for entry to concert livestreams. Other changes include the return of Live With, which allows co-hosts to join a stream, and the integration of livestreams into online-only event pages. The company has not detailed the Facebook Live payment system
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Hamilton Bohannon has died. The percussionist, bandleader, and music producer who started his music career as the drummer for a young Stevie Wonder in the mid-1960s passed away on Friday, April 24, as the Newnan Times-Herald reports. He was 78 years old. Bohannon grew up in Newnan, Georgia, a city 40 miles southwest of Atlanta.
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This week’s Saturday Night Live featured a sketch called “Big Papi Cooking Show,” wherein Kenan Thompson offers a cooking tutorial (sort of) as former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. During the sketch, Thompson introduced “Big Bunny,” which of course was Bad Bunny. Bad Bunny tries to sell viewers “big ass pots” and sweatpants. “Are
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Live Nation has announced a new “Ticket Relief Plan” to issue refunds to customers who hold tickets to shows that have been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as The New York Times reports. The concert conglomerate, which also owns Ticketmaster, previously indicated that fans who held tickets to rescheduled concerts would be given
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Lil Uzi Vert has shared a new song. It’s called “Sasuke.” Uzi teased the single in a tweet earlier today (April 24). Give “Sasuke” a listen below. Last month, Uzi dropped two new albums, his long-awaited LP Eternal Atake, followed by LUV vs. The World 2, an addendum to the former that features Future, Young
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