Category: Music

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Aphex Swift Is Our New Favorite Mashup

When we initially heard about a Taylor Swift/Aphex Twin mashup, we figured it would just be some hip joke. It’s a funny idea, but there’s no way it could work. We were so very wrong. Cartoonist and professional pencil sharpener (no joke) David Rees created an album of 8 Taylor…

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Thirty-Three-Hit Wonder [Link]

Billy Joel’s first album came out over 40 years ago and he hasn’t released a new pop album in over 20 years, but the Piano Man is still going strong. Catch up with the 65-year-old performer in this New Yorker interview at his Long Island home before a Madison Square…

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10 Must-See Bands At CMJ 2014

Next week, more than 1300 bands will play shows all around New York City during the 5-day 2014 CMJ Music Marathon. With shows going on all over the place, all day long, it can be tough to figure out who to see. But instead of becoming overwhelmed and hiding at…

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Iconic Concert: AC/DC Live at River Plate 2009

In December 2009 AC/DC performed three nights in Buenos Aires, Argentina to a crowd who’s seismic activity could be felt hundreds of miles away. Just look at the 110,000+ people jumping in unison to Hells Bells, it’s almost mesmerizing. In recent years AC/DC has been lauded by critics for sounded better during live performances than they…

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28 Explosive Music Rivalries [Link]

Modigliani and Picasso. Jerry Seinfeld and Newman. The Harlem Globetrotters and the Washington Generals. Famous rivalries have existed in all facets of life since Cain slew Abel and popular music is no exception. Revisit these 28 rivalries in music and fin out what the beef was between Kanye West and…