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Music Monday (9/22): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 07:44

Music Monday (9/29): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Christopher Owens, Jessie Ware, Zola Jesus, Lucinda Williams, Electric Youth, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Interpol, SBTRKT, and Ryan Adams. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Violinist Benedetti: Populism to promote music is okay

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 01:04

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti performs a free concert at the Festival Hall in LondonBy Michael Roddy STAFFORD England (Reuters) - Violinist Nicola Benedetti has a best-selling album in the British pop charts so it comes as no surprise that she approves of a bit of populism to get the message across that classical music can be fun. She does, though, draw the line at marketing herself as the "classical babe" that the British tabloids thought was a good niche for her, when she first exploded onto the British music scene as BBC Young Musician of the Year a decade ago. ...


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Nelsons to debut as BSO music director this week

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 04:03
BOSTON (AP) — A new era begins this week for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
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Music City Food & Wine 2014: Bizarre Foods' Andrew Zimmern on Food, the Faroes and His 'Trojan Horse'

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:09

 Bizarre Foods' Andrew Zimmern on Food, the Faroes and His 'Trojan Horse'With the Music City Food & Wine Festival now less than 24 hours away, Eater interviewed chef and Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern. First I have to ask, where in the world are you right now? I'm on a gangway...


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Music City Food & Wine 2014: Texas Chef Tim Love on His Time Spent in Knoxville and How to Not Be a Festival Rookie

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:08

 Texas Chef Tim Love on His Time Spent in Knoxville and How to Not Be a Festival RookieWith the Music City Food & Wine Festival coming up this weekend, Eater interviewed Texas chef, restaurateur and festival partner Tim Love. So you're out in California? Yeah, I'm out here shooting the second season of Restaurant Startup. Is that...


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MCFW 2014: Where Music City Food and Wine's Guest Chefs Can't Wait to Eat

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:18

 Where Music City Food and Wine's Guest Chefs Can't Wait to EatThe Music City Food & Wine Festival is this weekend, which means the city's restaurants will be under attack by food-crazed locals and out-of-towners alike. But all that festival talent has to eat somewhere, too. Eater asked many of...


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Listage: Reviewing Brewery Tours; Chefs' Favorite Musicians

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 22:40

 Reviewing Brewery Tours; Chefs' Favorite MusiciansLagunitas Brewing Company · Tours of Chicago breweries · Food Network in Concert chefs name their favorite musicians · 13 Things You Need to Drink In Chicago This Fall · 20 Questions with Scott Worsham of MFK · Sourdough's...


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The 8 Most Awkward Moments from J.Lo and Iggy Azalea's "Booty" Music Video

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 22:38

 vevo.comJennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea's "Booty" music video is here and it is... interesting. The video begins with a much-needed "Warning" from J.Lo to "prepare audiences for maximum impact." Roll your eyes all you want, but trust us, even this preamble won't be enough to prepare you for all the awkwardness to come. Behold the eight most awkward moments from the clip. Don't say we didn't warn you.  Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jennifer Lopez Iggy Azalea


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Correction: Labor-Jazz Musicians story

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 05:24
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about jazz musicians in New York City seeking pensions, The Associated Press misspelled the name of one musician. Her name is Keisha St. Joan, not St. John.
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What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:15

 Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and HuluLooking for something good to watch at home? We've picked out the best movie and TV titles added to all of the major streaming services over the past month. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:15

 Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and HuluLooking for something good to watch at home? We've picked out the best movie and TV titles added to all of the major streaming services over the past month. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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International country music singer George Hamilton IV dies at 77

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:58
(Reuters) - Country music legend George Hamilton IV, a star at the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music," died on Wednesday at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, a statement on his website said. Hamilton, who was 77, suffered a heart attack on Saturday, the statement said. Hamilton helped to popularize country music far beyond the United States, performing at festivals across Europe. He was the first U.S. ...
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 03:15
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014:
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Correction: Music-U2-iTunes story

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:04
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about U2-iTunes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the title of the album was "Songs of Freedom." The correct title is "Songs of Innocence."
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Review: Mendes spreads joy of Brazil's music

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:51

This CD cover image released by Sony Masterworks shows "Magic," by Sergio Mendes. (AP Photo/Sony Masterworks)Sergio Mendes, "Magic" (Okeh)


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Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:58

FILE - In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Hall of Fame Inductee Cat Stevens performs at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road. He announced Monday, Sept. 15, that he will make a brief concert tour in North America this December. He's also releasing a blues album in October produced by Rick Rubin. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road.


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Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:17

Music Monday (9/22): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Tweedy, Leonard Cohen, Perfume Genius, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Jack White, Jessie Ware, and Death From Above 1979. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:17

Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Tweedy, Leonard Cohen, Perfume Genius, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Jack White, Jessie Ware, and Death From Above 1979. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Chefs take spotlight at London debut music-and-food fest

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:50
By Matilda Egere-Cooper LONDON (Reuters) - Gourmet food proved to be the new rock ’n’roll at a weekend festival in London where 10 acclaimed chefs, three of whom hold Michelin stars, demonstrated their culinary prowess against a backdrop of live music. Headliners at the first On Blackheath Festival included Massive Attack, Grace Jones and Aloe Blacc.
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Sam Smith holds off Robert Plant to keep top UK music chart spot

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 02:13

Sam Smith performs "Stay with Me" during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in InglewoodEnglish singer-songwriter Sam Smith held onto the number one spot in Britain's album charts on Sunday, seeing off a strong challenge from Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, the Official Charts Company said. Plant's new release, "Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar", his 10th solo outing, rocketed to number two, making it the highest new entry. The Official Charts Company said it had topped the chart all week "until the eleventh hour" when it had been "pipped to the post." For Smith, who won a prize at this year's BRIT awards, it meant a fourth non-consecutive week at number one for his album "In The Lonely Hour".


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