If you’re still not over your ex, this Swedish DIY pop song might make you feel very seen

If you’re still not over your ex, this Swedish DIY pop song might make you feel very seen
In the opening shot of her new video, ShitKid puts a true-to-life twist on a pop … a diva-ish performance. Then, she sniffs, looks to the side, and wipes her nose. The Malmö artist’s new song “Yooouuu” is as catchy as anything in your New Music …
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Marina Diamandis: Pop diva on a mission
If people could talk their way to stardom, Marina Diamandis would … of the whole pop process. She has the prettiness and poise of Cheryl Cole but she’s more loud girl than Girls Aloud – a sharp-tongued mini-diva. She turns up for the interview …
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FROM G0-GO TO GO-TO. Celebrating pop divas of the ’60s who gave a ‘Shout !” – out to women’s rights
Bursting onto the ’60s music scene in their false eyelashes, daring miniskirts and knee-high boots, Lulu, Dusty Springfield and Petula Clark represented a fascinating new breed of independent young women. They sang with confident voices and a boundless …
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Singles Club: Jorja Smith shoots for Adele-level ballad emotion on ‘Let Me Down’

Singles Club: Jorja Smith shoots for Adele-level ballad emotion on ‘Let Me Down’
On that album, her throaty, croaky voice was a solid match for the abstract grunge-folk guitars and drums … but Google tells me is a YouTube star with a thriving music and film career – does his bit to rescue their reputation though with ‘My My …
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The Ghost of Teen Spirit
The book ends in 1992, when The Real World debuted, prefiguring MTV’s abandonment of music in favor of reality TV. As a Brit who in 1990-92 was spending something like 50 percent of my time in New York and therefore witnessed grunge’s MTV breakthrough …
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She’s got her eye on chart domination! Rihanna works 90s grunge style as she goes topless for i-D magazine’s music issue
She is the biggest style chameleon in the music industry. And Rihanna once again wowed fans with an edgy new look as she graces the cover of i-D magazine’s 2015 music issue. The singer showcases her edgy side with a 90s inspired look which she teamed …
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Latest Bluegrass News

Bluegrass concert set at Marydel Firehouse
MARYDEL, Del. — The Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association will host a concert by the Timmons Family at the Marydel Firehouse on Firehouse Lane in Marydel, Del., on Sunday, Jan. 14. Admission is $ 15 for non-members, $ 10 for members. Doors open at noon with …
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The Person Here: Guest Writer Joe Jacobi Remembers Bluegrass Booster Fletcher Bright
Editor’s Note: Chattanooga businessman, fiddler and music philanthropist Fletcher Bright died on Christmas day at the age of 86. (Full obituary here) He was a founder and funder of the free 3 Sisters Bluegrass Music Festival, which held its 11th edition …
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Greensky Bluegrass / Elizabeth Cook – 10pm Tonight on eTown
In this week’s back-by-popular-demand airing, eTown welcomes the young (and already widely popular) Greensky Bluegrass to eTown’s solar-powered stage. Since winning the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band in 2006, the band’s career has been on an …
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Greenwich Library Kicks off New Year with Peterson Concert

Greenwich Library Kicks off New Year with Peterson Concert
Greenwich Library’s Peterson Concert Series will host highly acclaimed saxophonist Donny McCaslin and keyboard player Jason Linder on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium. Donny McCaslin and Jason Lindner comprise half of the Donny McCaslin …
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Highlights In Jazz – 45th Anniversary Gala in New York City
The Highlights In Jazz 45th Anniversary Gala launches the 46th season, Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 8 P.M., featuring the Bucky Pizzarelli Trio with guitarist Russell Malone, and bassist Martin Pizzarelli. Acclaimed singer Allan Harris just added to the …
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The shape of jazz to come: who to look out for in 2018
The young Guadeloupian drummer Arnauld Dolmen is a very exciting prospect. He’s just made an impressive debut album, Tonbe Leve, that showcases his skills as a composer, as well as improviser, who brings a fresh contemporary jazz sensibility to the …
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‘Classic Nashville Roadshow’ returns to Temple

‘Classic Nashville Roadshow’ returns to Temple
Lee County country music fans will be taken back to the heyday of the genre starting Thursday as the Classic Nashville Roadshow returns to Temple Theatre. The duo of Jason Petty and Katie Deal came through Sanford during its first installment last year.
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Music legend Yesudas turns 78
Indian music legend K.J Yesudas turned 78 on Wednesday. Having been in the industry for more than five decades, Yesudas remains one of India’s most celebrated singers having sung more than 50,000 songs and in every Indian language including Malayalam …
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Men are needed for the 80-strong Alcester Male Voice Choir
MORE men are needed for the 80-strong Alcester Male Voice Choir. The choir, accustomed to appearing on the big stage under the guidance of founder and director of music, Judith Land, is appealing for men to join. Apart from a regular programme of local …
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Queening Out: The Reigning Pop Divas Of 2016

Queening Out: The Reigning Pop Divas Of 2016
Case in point: Nicki Minaj, whose unwavering dedication to the rap game frequently injects necessary life and presence into pop music. Ladies-in-waiting like Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato are shy one Fame Monster or 1989 from ascending to the pantheon …
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Battle of the pop divas as Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry release new music
Drake has dominated the first half of 2016 with his single One Dance and album Views spending several months at number one while Adele and Beyonce have also ruled the charts. However, the superstars will have three pretty fierce pop stars to compete with …
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Famous, but are these singers divas?
Diva is, after all, Latin for goddess, and there aren’t too many of those floating around the pop music world. The only other singer on the “Divas” bill who fits this description is Celia Cruz, who is to salsa what Franklin is to soul. Scott is a young …
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Latest DJ Raves News

DJ Killed in Stage Collapse at Brazilian Music Fest
A DJ was killed after high winds took down a massive stage at the Atmosphere Festival Sunday in Brazil. 30-year-old DJ Kaleb Freitas was performing when the stage collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital after suffering a head injury and was reportedly …
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Hot mamas at Mama Rave
Hot mamas, mama mamas and grandma mamas — in fact, some aren’t mamas at all. These ladies just love dancing at Mama Rave. Mama Rave is a ladies-only, pop-up night club that will pop up Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8 p.m. to midnight at ExplorationWorks.
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Under The Electric Sky Review
Spooky New Trailer For Robert Englund’s The Midnight Man Deb… The New Mutants Simply Don’t Care About The X-Men, And Here’… Just What Does Dumbledore See In Newt Scamander In Fantastic… Unused Alien: Covenant Concept Art Shows Us What Prometheus ..
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Guitarists follow Hendrix the legend

Guitarists follow Hendrix the legend
Kenny Wayne Shepherd says he’s ended every show he’s ever played, since age 15, with a rendition of “Voodoo Child.” If that’s not kneeling at the pews in the church of Hendrix, what is? “I was turned on to Hendrix basically from the get go …
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Grammy nominee headed to Narrows Winter Blues Fest
He’s been called “one of the best guitarists in the country” by Billboard. Gregg Allman had high praise for the guitarist. “I know all about guitar players —I’ve seen the very best — and Scott Sharrard is the perfect guitarist for my band.
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reDiscover Brian Eno’s ‘Here Come The Warm Jets’
Among those filing into London’s Majestic Studios in September 1973 were guitarists Robert Fripp (King Crimson), Chris Spedding and Paul Rudolph (Pink Fairies), bassists John Wetton, Busta Jones and Bill MacCormick (Matching Mole), drummer Simon King …
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Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts

Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts
Has pop music ever been so in touch with its feminine side? The upper reaches of the charts seem to be exclusively the dominion of divas these days: Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Shakira and Katy Perry command the sound, the spectacle, the …
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Pop diva ready for P.G. debut
The pop diva from the Lower Mainland is cutting the dance rugs and … but the vocals are fortified by lyrics written with substance and a star-studded singing voice. She started her music career as a child taking piano lessons. It just wasn’t enough.
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2017 in Pop: Revenge of the Strummer Boy
Those articles wondered if feminism drove the diva boom, but also mentioned other factors … And more broadly, the true breakthroughs of popular music in 2017 were largely made by artists—many of color—mincing no words about sex or ambition or …
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HospiceCare seeking pianists

HospiceCare seeking pianists
Florida Hospital HospiceCare is in need of volunteer pianists to play the grand piano at the eight-bed Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House on the campus of Florida Hospital Flagler. The piano was originally purchased as an auction item by a local Palm Coast …
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Pianists strike creative chord
The nerves were worth it all. Grand Junction’s Kaycee Detmers, 13, performed four songs Friday before a panel of three pianists during the Festival for Creative Pianists, and she admitted she was jittery once she went on the Mesa State College stage.
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Pianists flock to Lunenburg to play for legendary Martha Argerich
For Dorothy Khadem-Missagh, learning music from one of the world’s greatest living pianists in an intimate setting in the tiny town of Lunenburg, N.S., is a dream come true. Khadem-Missagh is one of six young pianists taking a week-long master class with …
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