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Electronic music innovator Moebius dead at 71

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 15:53

German/Swiss electronic experimental musician Dieter MoebiusDieter Moebius, a pioneer of electronic music whose art background led him to develop ambient soundscapes, died Monday. Michael Rother, his partner in the band Harmonia, announced Moebius's death on Facebook. "He will be dearly missed by all of us," Rother said, without revealing a cause of death.


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Miley Cyrus to host MTV Video Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 13:52

FILE - In this March 19, 2015 file photo, Miley Cyrus appears onstage for a Mike Will Made It performance at the Fader Fort Presented by Converse during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Cyrus is twerking back to the MTV Video Music Awards. Cyrus revealed on her social media accounts Monday, July 20, 2015, that she's hosting the Aug. 30 ceremony. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is twerking back to the MTV Video Music Awards as the show's host.


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Antoine Fuqua Says James Horner Secretly Composed Music for 'Magnificent Seven' Remake

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:00
The 'Southpaw' director talks about working with the late composer, who did the score for his boxing movie.
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Co-founder of music streaming site Grooveshark found dead at Florida home

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:38
Greenberg was found on Sunday evening and there was no evidence of foul play or suicide at the scene, Gainesville police said in a tweet. The Gainesville Sun newspaper reported on its website that Greenberg was found in his bed by his live-in girlfriend. Florida-based Grooveshark, which had some 35 million users of its music streaming service, ceased operations on April 30 as part of a settlement with major record labels over copyright infringement.
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From twerk to work: Miley Cyrus to host MTV Video Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 08:26

Singer Cyrus poses at the amfAR's Fifth Annual Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles(Reuters) - Two years after twerking her way into MTV history, Miley Cyrus will be hosting the cable channel's Video Music Awards. In a tweet on Monday, the pop star posted photos of herself in a bright green alien outfit, holding up posters reading, "MTV won't let me perform," followed by "So I’m hosting this year's VMAs." MTV confirmed the news and shared Cyrus’s photos on Twitter, but it did not retweet the 22-year-old's expletive-laced tweet. The former Disney star sparked a frenzy at the 2013 VMAs when she performed with Robin Thicke, wearing a flesh-toned latex bikini and engaging in the provocative dance style of "twerking" with a suggestive foam finger.


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Music Monday (7/20): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 05:17

Music Monday (7/27): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Yo La Tengo, Public Enemy, and Vince Staples, plus brand new streaming music from Wilco, Titus Andronicus, Ducktails, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Songwriter, music producer 'Buddy' Buie dies in Alabama

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:08
ATLANTA (AP) — Perry "Buddy" Buie, a songwriter and producer who helped form the Atlanta Rhythm Section and then fuel its success with the lyrics he wrote for the band, has died. He was 74.
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 00:32
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending July 16, 2015:
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In Tech: Comcast games, Microsoft music, HBO online

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 04:16

This product image provided by Comcast shows game action from Electronic Arts' "Real Racing 2" and an Xfinity Games tablet controller. The Xfinity Games powered by EA service is available to subscribers with the X1 set-top box. Gamers can play alone or with other people sitting in the room, using smartphones or tablets as controllers. (Comcast via AP)Comcast is adding another hook to try to keep customers in front of the TV: video games in its set-top boxes.


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Kennedy Center Honors spotlight 70s film, music stars

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 01:03

Filmmaking legend George Lucas poses with characters from the Star Wars films at the opening of Disney's Lucasfilms' new animation production facility, the Sandcrawler, in Singapore on January 16, 2014The Kennedy Center, celebrating the decade that taste supposedly forgot, is presenting three giants of 1970s pop culture with the 2015 edition of its highly coveted honors. "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, singer-songwriter Carole King and 1970s supergroup The Eagles top the list of this year's inductees, announced Wednesday by the nation's premier venue for the performing arts. Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa and actresses Rita Moreno and Cicely Tyson will also be presented with Kennedy Center Honors by President Barack Obama at the White House on December 6 ahead of an evening gala to be recorded for telecast on December 29.


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Neil Young pulls his music from streaming services

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 17:00

Canadian guitarist Neil YoungThe Canadian singer-songwriter is pulling his music from subscription-based librairies, claiming poor sound quality. Just a few days after fellow musician Prince decided to remove his music from streaming services, Neil Young has decided to take the same steps, based on his poor opinion of the current audio quality. In a post on his Facebook page, Young explains "Streaming is the worst audio in history.... All my music, my life's work, is what I am preserving the way I want it to be.


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Review: Apple Music has everything, perhaps too much

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 16:36

This combination of product images provided by Apple Inc. shows, from left, the "For You" section, the "Radio" section, and the "Connect" sections of the Apple Music app, displayed on an iPhone 6. Apple’s new music service is a valiant effort to catch up in the emerging business of offering unlimited music on demand for a monthly price. It does so while acknowledging the legacy of iTunes, the world’s most popular store for buying individual songs to own. (Apple Inc. via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple's new music service is a valiant effort to catch up in the emerging business of offering unlimited music on demand for a monthly price. It does so while acknowledging the legacy of iTunes, the world's most popular store for buying individual songs to own.


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Where to Eat at the 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 05:10

Where to Eat at the 2015 Pitchfork Music FestivalWest Loop Salumi, The Chicago Diner, Porkchop, Black Dog Gelato and more will be on hand. The tenth annual Pitchfork Music Festival is hitting Chicago's Union Park this weekend and, in addition to the musical talent on display, there will also be plenty of standout food options.


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Music Review: Alan Jackson delivers on 'Angels and Alcohol'

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 04:15

This CD cover image released by ACR Records shows "Angels and Alcohol," the latest release by Alan Jackson. (ACR Records via AP)Alan Jackson, "Angels and Alcohol" (ACR/EMI Nashville)


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Home for retired musicians raises funds to buy Verdi letters

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:43

A retired musician sits on a wheelchair in a room equipped with a piano and objects belonged to the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, at the Casa Verdi, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. A home for retired musicians created by composer in Giuseppe Verdi has secured of a cache of intimate, joking and sometimes off-color correspondence with an Italian count for the bargain price of 120,000 euros ($132,000). (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)MILAN (AP) — A home for retired musicians created by composer Giuseppe Verdi secured a cache of his joking and sometimes off-color correspondence with an Italian count for the bargain price of 120,000 euros ($132,000), officials said Wednesday.


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UPDATE: 'The Country' Bar and Music Venue Opening Next to Centennial Park

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 22:34

 'The Country' Bar and Music Venue Opening Next to Centennial ParkPOST UPDATE: General manager Faith Shealy contacted Eater with a few additional details, including that The Country is under the same ownership as Jed's Sports Bar and Grille. Located at 110 28th Avenue North near Centennial Park and next to Jed's Sports Bar and Grille, the new project, according to their website, is slated to open this month, with hiring currently underway.


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How well does 50 Cent know his own music facts?

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 06:27

How well does 50 Cent know his own music facts?Today the ladies of The Talk challenged 50 Cent to a game of Guess Which or Die Tryin', in which the rapper was questioned about pairs of images. See the hilarious GIFs!


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Joan Sebastian, Mexican Music Superstar, Dies at 64

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 04:47
The writer of achingly beautiful songs died after a long battle with cancer.
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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 03:42
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending July 13, 2015:
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Music Monday (7/13): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 02:34

Music Monday (7/20): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like U2, The Libertines, Miguel, and Julia Holter, plus brand new streaming music from Tame Impala, Ratatat, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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