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Chance the Rapper Cancels Second Weekend Coachella Set After Being Hospitalized

April 20th, 2014
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Chance the Rapper has canceled his set for the second weekend of Coachella, after being hospitalized for an undisclosed medical condition. He was scheduled to perform at 3:10 on Sunday on the main Coachella stage, but his management confirmed that his show was canceled because of health-related reasons. Someone close to Chance the Rapper published this photo of him in a hospital bed on his Instagram account earlier today, but didn’t give any information about exactly what’s going on.

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By Graylyn Roose Posted in News

WATCH: Pharrell Performs with Jay-Z, Pusha T, T.I. and Usher at Coachella 2014

April 20th, 2014
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As if last week’s set wasn’t star studded enough, Pharrell stunned his fans with a few more of his famous friends. Bringing out the big guns , Jay Z who joined NAS last weekend for his Coachella set, made the crowd go crazy performing “Frontin’,” “Excuse Me Miss,” “La La La (Excuse Me Miss Again),” and “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me).”
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Kid Cudi Performs With Haim and MGMT at Coachella

April 20th, 2014
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To most hip hop heads, MC means, “move the crowd,” and that’s exactly what Kid Cudi did on the main Coachella stage on Saturday. Talking to the crowd and really getting them involved really made people “feel” what they were watching. And that is just half of the story.
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WATCH: The Horrors Release New Video For “So Now You Know”

April 19th, 2014
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British shoegaze band The Horrors have a new video to match their newest track. “So Now You Know” is the latest preview of their newest album Luminous, set to drop on May 6th through XL Recordings. The song was released several months ago, but the video tells a story all its own.

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By Graylyn Roose Posted in News

7Seconds Announces New Album Leave a Light On For May 2014 Release

April 19th, 2014
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Hardcore band 7Seconds is putting out its first album in nine years. Next month’s Leave a Light On will be released through Rise Records, and comes along with news of a brand new single and a new tour.

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By Graylyn Roose Posted in News

LISTEN: Buzz Osborne Releases New Track “Drunken Baby”

April 19th, 2014
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It’s the latest release for Buzz Osborne of the Melvins. New track “Drunken Baby” is out, the second song he’s released from his upcoming album, This Machine Kills Artists.

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By Graylyn Roose Posted in News

Black Flag and FLAG Settle Lawsuit

April 19th, 2014
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It’s a (sort of) happy ending between feuding bandmates that were trying to resurrect separate factions of the same band. Black Flag has settled its ongoing trademark lawsuit against former members of the band, who had formed a separate project that they were calling FLAG.

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LISTEN: Chromeo Releases New Track “Ezra’s Interlude” Featuring Ezra Koenig

April 19th, 2014
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It’s a somewhat unlikely collaboration between two big names, but the result isn’t bad. After a successful first weekend Coachella set, Chromeo has teamed up with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig for a new track, the crooning, subtle “Ezra’s Interlude.”

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WATCH: Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements for Coachella Set

April 19th, 2014
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After giving what was described by Billboard as a, “lackluster first weekend set,” the Replacements started off the second weekend with a special gift for the Coachella crowd, Billy Joe Armstrong. With Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg sitting on a sofa, playing guitar, and sitting up every once in a while to add vocals, the band enlisted the legendary Green Day frontman to lead the set.
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Hopscotch Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup Including Spoon, Mastodon, and St. Vincent

April 18th, 2014
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Hopscotch Music Festival, the annual gathering of local and national talent from across all genres in Raleigh, North Carolina, has announced it’s 2014 lineup, which includes Spoon, Mastodon and St. Vincent.
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