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Wakaan has officially announced it will not move forward with its 2020 installment. Just months ago, Wakaan Music Festival celebrated its inaugural year and set the bar remarkably high for bass music events to come. Needless to say, the label headed up by Liquid Stranger was looking forward to another extraordinary, cultivating year — but it
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Independent filmmaker Lynn Shelton has died, as Variety reports. The influential film and television director, who helmed films like Humpday and Sword of Trust in addition to episodes of Little Fires Everywhere, GLOW, Mad Men, and more, passed away from a blood disorder. She was 54 years old. After getting her start in the industry
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Live Nation has furloughed 20% of its workforce, according to Billboard. Approximately 2,100 of its 10,500 employees have reportedly been furloughed as the result of the decision, which comes at a moment when the live concert industry faces a serious economic downturn due to thousands of canceled tours and festivals worldwide. When reached for comment,
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Mexican alt-rockers Zoé have announced a new album called Sonidos de Karmática Resonancia. As a preview, they’ve shared its lead single, “SKR”, as well as a music video. Sonidos de Karmática Resonancia is the band’s seventh studio album to date. It follows their Grammy-winning record Aztlán, which came out back in 2018. While no tracklist has been revealed
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1010 Benja SL has shared a new single called “Woodrow.” He recorded the song with his father, a gospel pianist and minister from Flint, Michigan. In a statement, he said the track “inspired by Tracy Morgan, Vic Fontaine and true events in The City That Never Sleeps.” Hear “Woodrow” below (via Young Turks). “Woodrow” follows
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SiriusXM presents its first-ever DisDance Festival hosted by The Chainsmokers. The 3-day virtual event goes down Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24 via SiriusXM’s popular dance channel BPM (Ch. 51). Like many online festivals we’ve seen throughout quarantine, donations will be made to the Recording Academy‘s MusiCares organization. DisDance Festival will feature brand new live DJ
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After the first part of the album arrived earlier this year, Moses Sumney’s full new album græ arrives this Friday (May 15) via Jagjaguwar. Today, Sumney shared a new song from the album. Listen to “Bless Me” below. The album features “Virile,” “Polly,” “Me in 20 Years,” and “Cut Me,” which were all previously released.
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Updated for the pandemic era, The A Late Show with Stephen Colbert now sees musical guests perform from their respective self-isolation spaces. Such remote, stripped-down settings may require some acts to make major adjustments to their arrangements, but for Laura Marling, whose intimate folk translates seamlessly. Broadcasting from her cozy London living room Friday night, Marling
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