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    Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty, & More Highlight KAABOO Del Mar [Photos]

    Over the weekend, KAABOO Del Mar took over the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, bringing with it a truly diverse lineup of well-known musicians and comedians. Traditionally, without the distractions of a full-fledged modern music festival (e.g., giant stages, posh hangouts, gourmet dining, captivating art, and, of course, a wide variety of music), the racetrack and […]

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    St. Paul And The Broken Bones Tear Up Brooklyn Bowl [Photos]

    For attendees of this year’s Meadows Festival who couldn’t get enough, there were plenty of after-shows happening around town. On the middle Saturday of the three-day event, concertgoers willing to make their way from Citifield in Queens to Brooklyn Bowl were treated to a midnight set by St. Paul and the Broken Bones. While some […]

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    10 Sets To Catch At All Costs At Suwannee Hulaween 2017

    Summer is now in the rearview and 2017 is slowly slipping into autumn, so the collective attention of live music fans has shifted toward Halloween plans. This year, there’s no “All Hallows” celebration more eagerly anticipated than Suwannee Hulaween. Hulaween’s organizers have once again assembled one of the year’s most stylistically diverse and eclectically hip festival […]

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    Remembering Bass Legend Jaco Pastorius On The 30th Anniversary Of His Death

    Jaco Pastorius is considered by many to be the greatest bassist of all time. Over the course of his relatively brief yet incredibly prolific career, he developed an influential approach to bass playing that combined complex harmony with virtuosic technique. His signature style employed Latin-influenced funk grooves, lyrical solos on fretless bass, bass chords, and innovative use of harmonics and looping. Sadly, Jaco’s genius was not long […]

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    PREMIERE: saQi Releases Melodic, Laidback Mix For The Human Experience’s ‘Slow Down’ Series

    Over the past year, DJ and producer David Block (better known as The Human Experience) has brought together an innovative collection of artists and musicians—including visual artists Android Jones and David Hale and producers Random Rab, Bluetech, and more—under the banner “Slow Down,” with, as he notes, the intention to nurture “our greatest human resource—creativity . . . [and] to inspire others to unlock […]

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    Listen To This Funky Unreleased Turkuaz Soundcheck Jam [Tourkuaz Diary #1]

    Funk powerhouse Turkuaz will be hitting the road hard for the next three months, taking their colorful, dynamic act to nearly fifty cities across the country. The exciting nine-piece is one of the tightest funk acts in the game right now, continually progressing on a seemingly unstoppable trajectory. Live for Live Music is thrilled to be […]

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    Watch Pearl Jam Perform “Hail Hail” On David Letterman, Twenty-One Years Ago Today

    Flash back to September 1996, and Seattle-based superstars Pearl Jam were flying high as the ultimate torch-bearers of grunge rock. The band’s first three albums–Ten, Vs., and Vitalogy–were hugely successful breakthrough records, featuring hit singles as well as classic deep cuts that would come to define the band, cementing them as one of the best musical acts that America […]

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    The Grateful Dead Played MSG Five Times On This Day In History [Full Videos/Audio]

    Over the course of their storied career, the Grateful Dead played 52 shows at New York City’s iconic Madison Square Garden, the fourth-most at the venue of any act in history (behind Billy Joel, Elton John, and now Phish). In recognition of their impressive track record at the venue, the Dead were inducted into the Madison Square Garden […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: The Disco Biscuits’ Marc Brownstein Talks Brooklyn Comes Alive And City Bisco

    Bassist Marc Brownstein is one of the masterminds behind jamtronica juggernaut The Disco Biscuits. This weekend will be a busy one for the bassist, who has scheduled performances at the Biscuits’ own City Bisco in addition to multiple sets at Brooklyn Comes Alive, a two-day multi-venue festival featuring over 100 individual musicians arranged into dozens of unique collaborations, tributes, and dream […]

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    Should You Be Listening To Music While You Work?

    Listening to music is proven to lighten your mood, increase happiness, decrease stress, provoke analytical thinking, among many other beneficial brain activities. Though, everyone is different in the type of environment in which they choose to listen to music. Some prefer it in the background of their workspace, while others do not. There are actually several variables that influence whether […]

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