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New York and Tailor Made are Over!

New York and Tailor Made

People is reporting that George “Tailor Made” Weisgerber, winner of I Love New York 2, has called it quits with my hero, Tiffany “New York” Pollard. Nooo!  If they can’t make it last, no one can. That’s all I’m sayin’! Seriously…if someone as smitten as Tailor Made can’t handle New York, no one will. A source said, “He had come ...

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Brahms: “Another Time” (Laurel Halo Remix)–Free mp3 Download

Brahms Band

After touring the country with Passion Pit, completing a sell out residency at Pianos in New York and turning their Northside showcase into a bona fide 600 people deep dance party…BRAHMS are back with a hallucinatory techno infused remix of live favorite “Another Time” reworked by Brooklyn based,  Forkcasted Laurel Halo (download from the link above). BRAHMS are currently locked in their Brooklyn studio ...

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Trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Franks Celebrates 20 Year Career with ‘Check the Box’

Rebecca Coupe Franks

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of Rebecca Coupe Franks‘ remarkable career as trumpeter/composer/bandleader. The San Francisco Bay Area native was mentored by Joe Henderson during her youth in the ’80s, became a regular on the New York City jazz scene in the ’90s, and today is the owner of RCF Music Studio and RCF Records, a music composer/producer ...

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Black Francis Announces Solo Acoustic Tour


Pixies frontman Black Francis (or is it Frank Black? or Charles Thompson? He’s kind of like Prince that way) will be doing a special set of solo acoustic shows beginning tomorrow in San Luis Obisbo, CA. Mr. Francis will be performing a very unique and memorable  selection of songs from his twenty year career. His latest album NonStopErotik (Cooking Vinyl) recently came ...

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Beastie Boys Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys have been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, it was announced today. Formed 1981 in New York City, Beastie Boys are arguably the single longest lived hip-hop act to consistently enjoy commercial and critical success both on record and as an international live attraction. Beastie Boys first changed the course of ...

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Oberhofer Announces US Dates With Here We Go Magic, Bear In Heaven


When your songs are too big to be contained: form a band. Maybe call it after your family name because you like the way it sounds (sh*t, if it worked for Bon Jovi then who’s to argue). Record those songs in the basement of your parents house in Tacoma. When that burns down, shake it off and move to New ...

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Guster Confirms US Tour


Guster have confirmed an extensive fall tour in support of ‘Easy Wonderful’ (Oct 5, Aware/Universal Republic), their first record in four years and the best of their career. The dates kick off October 1 in Nashville, TN, where much of the album was recorded. Among the tour’s highlights is a return to New York’s iconic Beacon Theatre, which the band ...

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The Olsen Twins Lose One Million Dollars


It’s a sad day, America. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the beloved little actresses that played annoying Michelle on Full House are losing nearly 1.5M in a real estate deal. Perhaps in a move to assure sale of said domicile, they opted to drop the initial 11.9M figure to a paltry 10.45M. Fret not fearful leaders, they still have their massive ...

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