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On the Charts: Logic Opens at Number One, David Byrne Hits New Peak

Logic lodged his second career Number One album as the rapper’s Bobby Tarantino II debuted atop the Billboard 200, selling 119,000 total copies and ending Black Panther: The Album‘s reign. Of Bobby Tarantino II‘s haul, only 32,000 copies were derived from traditional album sales, with streaming equivalent albums, or SEAs, accumulating 82,000 of the total, Billboard reports…. Rolling Stone Latest ...

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Led Zeppelin – How The West Was Won review

How The West… captures Led Zep on their 1972 tour of America. Heard on the vinyl in particular, a ferocious version of Rock’n’Roll, with Page frenziedly thrashing across the rhythm and Robert Plant extending the final “lonely, lonely” section to absurd effect, will pin you to the back wall. Originally released in 2003, culled from various bootlegs, it now appears ...

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Erika Wennerstrom: Sweet Unknown and New Album releases reviewed

Having spent time at a mind-expanding Amazon retreat in 2015 she has re-emerged with this spellbinding solo set, tracing her journey from frustration to redemption. On the opening tracks her smoky and powerful voice is set against huge blocks of guitar and bass to devastating effect. The languid, string-laden Time and sparkling Like A Bird are among the gentler highlights. ...

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Ariel Pink Shares New “Acting” Video: Watch

Ariel Pink has dropped a new video for the track “Acting,” which features Dâm Funk. Directed by Eric Ernest Johnson (he worked on the colorful video for Pom Pom’s “Jell-O”), the VHS-quality clip follows Damon Huss wandering through the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Watch the visuals below. “Acting” is from his … RSS: News

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The Roots Cancel SXSW Show Due to Bomb Threat: Report

The Roots have cancelled their SXSW showcase due to “a security concern.” The Roots & Friends Jam was set to take place tonight at Fair Market in Austin, Texas, but the venue reportedly received a bomb threat, according to the Austin Chronicle. Bud Light apologized for cancelling in a statement, saying, “We felt it was necessary to take all safety ...

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Cardi B to Perform on “SNL”

“Saturday Night Live” has announced that Cardi B will serve as an upcoming musical guest. She’ll make her debut on the April 7 episode with Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman fulfilling host duties. Cardi recently performed at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, where she announced that her debut album would arrive in April. No specific date has yet been set. Later this ...

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