Jay-Z answers Noel Gallagher’s charge that his music doesn’t belong at a festival like Glastonbury.
Meanwhile, My Morning Jacket rocked the house on a tiny stage.
Tee hee, lp
So I was painting my mother-in-law’s bedroom today and this gem came on the iPod… I can’t be the only one who loved Flesh For Lulu! Right, Louie?!
“I’m riding the bullet train to your central nervous station” remains one of my favorite lyrics ever. I don’t know how this band fell out of fashion. Nick Marsh is sartorially resplendent in every scene!
Good times, lp
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Billboard senior digital correspondent Antony Bruno discusses the best and worst digital developments of the week.
Watch the video for Alright, the new single from The Subways released on Infectious records.
SpiralFrog (www.spiralfrog.com), the free and legal ad-supported music site, gives music fans the chance to win $5,000 in concert tickets with a new sweepstakes launching today. (Billboard Publicity Wire Mar 21, 2008)
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Music Choice, the award winning, multi-platform video and music network, announces its slate of thematic video programming for April. "We Love Hip-Hop: A Celebration of Hip-Hop Music" will premiere on Music Choice's On Demand network and its broadband music site in April with Music Choice Originals and a music video catalog that features today's hip-hop megastars. Rapper, singer, producer and actor, Snoop Dogg, the Music Choice Artist of the Month, is featured in two Originals - "Snoop Dogg: Does Starkville" and "Snoop Dogg: Naked." Jim Jones hosts "Hip Hop Style 360;" Flo Rida is featured on Fresh Crops; and Tha Corner showcases Rick Ross. In addition, a "5 Boro Tour" video playlist highlighting Jay Z and popular hip-hop artists from each of the five boroughs of NYC joins the long list of Originals available for viewing all month long. (Billboard Publicity Wire Mar 26, 2008)
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Russian saxophonist, Oleg Kireyev, brings his diverse jazz/world music quartet to New York. (Billboard Publicity Wire Apr 14, 2008)
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Grammy Award Winning Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience to play The New Orleans Jazz& Heritage.
See one of Louisiana's favorite sons perform in his home state on Friday April 25, 2008 7PM at the legendary New Orleans Jazz& Heritage Festival. This is his 23 consecutive year performing at this legendary festival event. He performs in Lafayette, LA on Sunday April 27, 2008 with Lafayette native and international star Cupid also joining him onstage in a guest performance. Finally Simien will be Lake Charles, LA at Contraband Days on May 4, 2008 at 7PM. (Billboard Publicity Wire Apr 24, 2008)
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With Their Music Heard Worldwide on Nintento’s Wildly Popular Wii TV Ad Campaign and the Release of.
With Their Music Heard Worldwide on Nintento's Wildly Popular Wii TV Ad Campaign and the Release of a New CD, The Yoshida Bros. Continue to Capture New Fans All Around the Globe As They Embark on a US Tour and Host an Amoeba Music Instore Performance in Los Angeles on May 10th. (Billboard Publicity Wire May 8, 2008)
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ArtistData is a free service that allows artists and managers the ability to post information only once and have it updated across many online destinations simultaneously, including Eventful, Jambase, MySpace, Pollstar, PureVolume, ShowClix, VIRB and recently added Last.fm, Mojam and Musi-cal. ArtistData's synchronization network continues to expand and will soon include AmieStreet, Buzznet, Beta Records, Famecast, indie911 and Hoooka. (Billboard Publicity Wire Jun 5, 2008)
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Danish composer Torben Thoger has commissioned U.S.-based new age music expert Suzanne Doucet of Only New Age Music to oversee the first-time release of his catalog to the U.S. market. (Billboard Publicity Wire Mar 12, 2008)
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Miss Kristin Assists In Instigating Change And Awakening With New Heart Healthy Music Release, “The.
Eckhart Tolle with his best selling new book, "A New Earth" (Oprahs book of the month club), is not alone in instigating change and "Awakening to Your Life's Purpose" through media. Big Fuss Records, Miss Kristin has proudly released a brave new heart healthy collection titled "The Runner", via Amazon MP3 and iTunes available April 1 with awakening the soul in mind through music and song. (Billboard Publicity Wire Mar 18, 2008)
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Raven Moon Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:RVEN) announced today that its licensee MADE IN AMERICA ENTERTAINMENT, LLC d.b.a. YOUNG AMERICA MUSIC USA .COM has signed "Radio Icon" CASEY KASEM to record a new spoken word music CD with GINA D(R) star of the worldwide hit television series 'GINA D'S KIDS CLUB(R).' The recording called "YOUNG AMERICA narrated by CASEY KASEM and featuring GINA D" was written and produced by executive producers Joey and Bernadette DiFrancesco with additional lyrics by Lorre Crimi and Frank Akrey, is part of a thirteen song collection. Plans are now underway for a June release that could make CASEY KASEM and GINA D America's first "Spoken Word Recording Idols." (Billboard Publicity Wire Apr 3, 2008)
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On Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m., Portland (Ore.) director Warren Pereira will present his 7-min. short film "Who's Good Looking" at the Clarity theater (100 N. Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210) at the 2008 Beverly Hills Film Festival. (Billboard Publicity Wire Apr 7, 2008)
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Grammy Nominated Singer Songwriter Elsten Torres Releases His Savvy English-Language Debut “If You..
Two-time Grammy nominated Elsten Torres, already one of the most acclaimed songwriters in Latin pop, is releasing his English-language debut, "If You Say So", in April 2008 on UNO Entertainment. (Billboard Publicity Wire Apr 9, 2008)
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