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  • Category: News

    Starbucks Announces Gigantic Digital Deal With Spotify

    Earlier this year, Starbucks announced that they would stop selling physical CDs in their retail stores.  In an attempt to stay in the music game, the coffee conglomerate announced on Monday that it will form a partnership with music streaming giant Spotify to create what they call “a next-generation music eco system.” Beginning this Fall, […]

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    The Stagnant Electric Misadventure Of Mumford & Sons’ ‘Wilder Mind’

    Although Mumford & Sons pride themselves on being at the forefront of the folk revival, their newest album sent the message loud and clear that they do not want to stay put. Their new album, Wilder Mind, is simply a mainstream rock album, one that will certainly solidify their status as the stadium band that […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Turkuaz Prove Why They’re At The Top Of Their Game In Hometown Throwdown

    The fight of the century may have been going down, but the real action last Saturday night, May 2nd, was inside Irving Plaza. Everyone was excited to get down on one of the first nice nights of the year and what better way to do so than with a fantastic line up of funky dance acts […]

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    Landmark Music Festival In DC Reveals Impressive Inaugural Lineup

    The Landmark Music Festival in Washington DC isn’t messing around for its inaugural year. The festival to benefit the National Mall, which is in great need of maintenance and restoration, boasts an extremely impressive line-up, which is sure to push this important cause over the top. Drake, The Strokes, and Alt-J will headline the festival. Artists such […]

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    Dave Matthews Band To Have A Very Special Bluegrass Guest For Four Shows

    Dave Matthews Band has just announced that famed banjoist Bela Fleck will be joining the band for four shows on their upcoming summer tour. As a collaborator and a friend of the band, Bela Fleck will be joining the band on stage on July 3rd and 4th at the highly anticipated Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) shows […]

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  • Category: Features

    How Tidal Came Crashing Down

    *UPDATE* – 4/26/2015   Yesterday, Jay-Z came to Tidal’s defense with a “stream of consciousness” via twitter. Tidal is doing just fine. We have over 770,000 subs. We have been in business less than one month. #TidalFacts — Mr. Carter (@S_C_) April 26, 2015 The iTunes Store wasn’t built in a day. It took Spotify 9 […]

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    AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Death Threat & Drug Charges

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty to drug charges as well as threatening to kill his former assistant in New Zealand’s Tauranga District Court on Tuesday, April 21st. This comes as a surprise considering Rudd initially told the court that he would plead “not guilty” to all charges at a hearing in December 2014. Rudd will receive his […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    A Look Into An Incredible Night with Marco Benevento and Members of Lettuce & Snarky Puppy!

    It is highly unlikely that your family would plan a large reunion on an unassuming weeknight, yet that is exactly what the Live For Live Music crew successfully did. Brooklyn Bowl was filled with good vibes this past Tuesday evening as a slew of incredibly talented musicians took the stage for Funk n’ Bowl Superjam. […]

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    Inside The Intimate Mumford & Sons Secret Show

    Last night, a small group of hard-core Mumford & Sons fans gathered at NYC’s (le) poisson rogue for the hottest ticket in town, an intimate secret show announced by the Grammy winning folk-rock band only 24 hours before. The 700-member audience, studded with celebrities and music industry professionals, grew more excited as each moment  drew closer […]

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    Karl Denson Gets A Shout Out From An Unlikely TV Show

    We love it when our favorite bands gets a shout out in the most unlikely places. That’s why we were so delighted to see our friends in Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe receive a shout out on last night’s episode of NCIS New Orleans. Take a look at the clip below: In this quick, 7 second […]

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