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‘Rihanna and Drake are just having fun at the moment. Neither of them are relationship people really. But Drake has made it clear that if things are going to get serious with them, he doesn’t want her speaking with Chris.’ That was the point young Conor Oberst was making on “Make War”, how new lovers try to wipe out old lovers.

The Beatles For Sale Again!

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Just in time for the 50 th year anniversary of the day the Beatles landed at JFK February 7 th, 1994 (50 years, wow, the mind boggles), a box set of all 13 US only releases, some of which are making it to CD for the first time, will be available January 21 ST

Kinks Reunion In 2014? Makes Sense

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Given the state of affairs, a tour seems inevitable and I would guess it would be very very good. Talk about a catalog to fall back on, the mind boggles as to what they could provide we Kinks Kultists. My assumption is that Ray is too much of a pro to get into the deep album cuts, we’ll be lucky if we get “Harry Rag”

Another Side Of A Bob Dylan Box Set

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A waste of money? Oh, I guess, it is the sort of thing you treat yourself though you know you have no real need for it. It just looks cool, like the mono album CDs in their original covers earlier this century!

Taylor Swift Was Going To Be A Novelist!

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“You can convey a thought or a story or completely describe a character or a situation through words and the whole process of editing and re-editing and rethinking and imagining. I think that that’s what I loved about writing the novel”

Bon Iver break Up

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“I’m really honoured that Bon Iver gives me a platform to do whatever I want, but there’s only so much time you can spend digging through yourself before you become insular. I’m not in a hurry to go back to that temperature”

David Bowie Offered Big Bucks For Concert

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Live Nation have tabled a multi-million dollar bid for the 66-year-old icon to play a huge concert at London’s Olympic Park next year (14). Now their rivals at Aeg are reportedly considering a similar offer for the British star to headline at London’s Hyde Park

"Let It Be" Bows Out

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I received a $25 coupon and for $25 I was gonna try it but when I went to use it, they would only sell me $80 for the last row and I passed. Now that greed has killed it off

Lady Gaga Is A Mess (For Dummies)

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When you work so hard getting from A To B, you’d hope it would be over but it had only just begins. At the level Gaga has been playing at, getting there isn’t close to being the trick.

Separated At birth: "Girls Gone Wild" And "Applause?

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True it isn’t as blatant a rip as “Express Yourself” and I myself didn’t notice it until it was shown to me, still the two are too close for comfort, particular the hook ‘the hyah hyah hyahs” are a signal post for the “applause applause

A&R Is Dead, Licensing Is Alive And Well

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Remember when John Hammond was discovering Bob Dylan and Ahmet Ertegun was finding Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin, and working out their albums and Clive Davis was making Janis Joplin the face of Columbia. Well, forget about it, man. It doesn’t happen any more

Hook Minus New Order or New Order Minus Hook: Which Is Worse?

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Hook wrote em, he has as much right to play them as the rest of the band does. what else are they for? And it is not as if the rest of the band has done so much to place themselves in a bright light of innocence. After regrouping in 2011, all they’ve released in odds and sods, no NEW MATERIAL AT ALL.

Gatsby Versus Romeo? No Contest

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Musically, it is a stand off, but what the music signifies? No contest. The version of “Young Hearts Run Free” with Mercutio singing is worth the entire Jay-Z soundtrack.

Taylor Swift Lookalike Attacked!

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“Some girls at college had started making nasty comments, but it escalated really quickly. The girl came up behind me and dragged me off my chair by my pony tail, then started kicking me in the face.”