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5 of the weirdest music release campaigns of all time

Over a week after it was released, we’re still not actually sure if we can buy Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo or not. Over the past 10 days, Yeezy has released and unreleased the album, taking time out to occasionally ask Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion and share his …

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5 of the Most Expensive Music Videos Ever Made

Ever since the first music video premiered on MTV way back in 1981, artists everywhere have been dying to lip sync to their songs on camera. But while some musicians are happy simply strumming an unplugged guitar in front of a green screen, others take a different approach. Throughout the …

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Lollapalooza: Not Just for Millennials

Your father’s favorite musicians have been making quite the comeback in 2015. Billy Joel recently headlined Bonnaroo; AC/DC and Steely Dan rocked out at Coachella; and Sir Paul McCartney, at 73 years young, will be headlining this year’s Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza has always been known for its eclectic taste. This year’s …

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BET 2015 Pre-Game: What’s What and Who’s Who

It’s getting hot in Los Angeles, and it’s not just the start of summer. The Nokia Theater will host this year’s always-excellent, sometimes-scandalous BET Awards on Sunday June 28, 2015. The premier awards show celebrating African-American entertainers and artists has created some legendary performances and moments, and this year should be no different. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown share the lead in nominations with six each and Beyoncé …

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Too Old to Rock? A Look at 6 Musicians Over 60

It seems 2015 is the year for reunions. Musicians who have been on hiatus for more than 20 years are getting back together and setting out on cross-country tours. Is it because they miss the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle? Do they miss the spotlight? Nah, they probably just miss the …

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Our Summer Guide to Music Festivals Under $75

When you think of summer, what comes to mind? No school Short-shorts Sandy beaches Festival season All the above, dummy If you answered “e”, you are correct (though technically you’re correct if you answered anything else, too).  Summertime equals festival time. So if the Bonnaroos and Coachellas and Lollapaloozas are …

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