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Tom Hanks And Ron Howard Are Back, Taking On Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

You haven’t seen the last of Robert Langdon on the silver screen. It was announced today that Tom Hanks and Ron Howard will reprise their roles of star and director, in Inferno, the third installment of the Da Vinci Code series. For those keeping track, Dan Brown’s 2013 novel Inferno is the fourth novel to […]

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Pianos Become The Teeth Announce Many Things: A New Label, New Album AND A New Song

The rumor mill was right. Pianos Become the Teeth confirmed today that their third studio album, Keep You, will be released by Epitaph Records. Speculation started last week after Epitaph released pictures of their Fall 2014 Sampler cassette, which listed Pianos Become the Teeth among the label’s regulars. PBTT released this statement on their website: […]

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Release New Jazz Single

Lady Gaga‘s Little Monsters defend her fiercely, but I have never been able to get behind Gaga’s whole thing. I never liked her songs and felt that she was sacrificing the full use of her vocal talent for gimmicks. (Are those torches and pitchforks outside my window? Do people do that anymore?) In her upcoming […]

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Counting Crows Release Lyric Video for “Earthquake Driver”

I’m not sure what an earthquake driver is. A quick Google search for enlightenment gave me nothing, aside from some tips on safe driving during an earthquake. (Thank you, Progressive). Whatever it is, the Counting Crows have released a new lyric video for the single, “Earthquake Driver” off their upcoming release. The video is artfully […]

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REVIEW: Adult Jazz – ‘Gist Is’

Artist: Adult Jazz Title: Gist Is Genre: Indie Label: Spare Thought To Adult Jazz, their debut album is one part philosophical debate, one part literary exploration, and one part experimentation. To me, it would make an ideal soundtrack to an indie film (in the woods with lots of handheld camera shots). And I do mean […]

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Watch A New International Trailer for ‘Northmen – A Viking Saga’

Wannabe Vikings, rejoice! Northmen – A Viking Saga has a new trailer. The film, directed by Claudio Feah, stars Ryan Kwanten, Ed Skrein and Tom Hopper and features Johan Hegg, frontman of the ever-awesome melodic death metal band Amon Amarth. The film’s website offers this description: In the 9th century a group of Vikings, commanded […]

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Michael Jackson Releases New Music Video on Twitter

Michael Jackson‘s music career has been busier in the five years since his passing than in the last ten years of his life. Xscape, his second posthumous album, was released in early May of this year, overseen by LA Reid and featuring the work of Timbaland and Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon, Stargate, Rodney Jerkins and John […]

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Flume Remixes Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife”

First Lorde, now Arcade Fire. Flume has been making his way through indie hits and giving them new life. Not that they needed it, but Flume’s remixes are not to be missed. With Lorde‘s “Tennis Court,” Flume didn’t just add new beats over the existing New Zealand star’s song. He deconstructed the tune (which is […]

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Chris Conley Will Join Say Anything On Australian Tour

Say Anything are having a pretty rad day. Not only did their new video for “Six Six Six” premiere over on Spin, but Max Bemix announced on Twitter today that Chris Conley will be joining the ranks of Say Anything for the Australian leg of their upcoming tour. The singer, guitarist, and Saves The Day […]

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LISTEN: Bobby Brackins Releases New Single “Hot Box” Feat. G-Eazy And Mila J

You’ve heard Bobby Brackins‘ voice on the airwaves this summer in songs like Chris Brown‘s “Loyal,” and now he has his own summer jam in time for last dog days. His new single, titled “Hot Box,” dropped over on his Soundcloud today. G-eazy is featured on the track along with Mila J, who lends her […]

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LISTEN: Justin Vernon Teases New Project With S. Carey, Astronautalis

Justin Vernon has both a new song AND a new band! The day that phrase stops being exciting will be a sad one, but that’s a long way down the road. The multi-genre, endlessly talented Vernon keeps pounding out the tunes with his many bands (Bon Iver, Volcano Choir, Gayngs, the Shouting Matches, I could […]

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Watch Counting Crows’ New “God of Ocean Tides” Lyric Video

When you’ve been a band as long as Counting Crows have, you have to evolve. In the last few years, the Crows have tried on some new hats, releasing a half country, half rock album called Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings in 2008 and their most recent, 2012’s cover album Underwater Sunshine (Or What We […]