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Afrobeat Legend Tony Allen Honors Jazz Great With 'Tribute to Art Blakey' EP

Afrobeat legend Tony Allen honors another extraordinary drummer, the late jazz giant Art Blakey, on "Moanin'," a cut off Allen's upcoming EP <i>A Tribute</i> …

Music

‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’ Brings the Jazz Legend to Life

Jazz

Newswire: Michael K. Williams is going to play Miles Davis soon

Details are still very sparse, but, according to Michael K. Williams, he’s going to be playing Miles Davis in the very near future. Asked in an interview about his stated desire to play the jazz great, Williams confirmed that a project is indeed “happening.” He added that it will “probably be going …

Jazz

Jazz in the 1950s: the ultimate guide to the greatest albums

<b>If you are discovering jazz for the first time then you've just found the perfect place to start. And if you are a true aficionado then this list is</b> …

An Animated Miles Davis Talks About His Pressing Need to Create Music in a Lost Interview From 1986

In the premiere episode of “Notes from the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame“, a collaborative series from Quoted Studios and Jazz at Lincoln Center, an …

Upcoming “Black Heritage” Auction Features Handwritten Tupac Lyrics, Miles Davis Sketches, Michael Jackson Clothes

In Brooklyn on Friday, Alexander Historical Auctions is hosting a sale of significant artifacts from black history. In addition to pieces like a copy …

Jazz

Miles Davis – 10 of the best

The trumpeter started recording more than 70 years ago and altered the course of jazz many times. Here are 10 key tracks from his extraordinary career<p>1. Venus de Milo<p>Between his first recording session in 1944 and his death in 1991, Miles Davis changed the course of music many times. The first of …

Jazz

Electric eclectic

World-renowned jazz pianist Chick Corea brings his Elektric Band to South Korea, Japan and Hong Kong - its first Asian tour in 12 years. In this …

Jazz

Creative bravery is needed now more than ever

A recent documentary by BBC Radio 6 Music, <i>Miles Plugs In,</i> charted the controversial six-year period in the career of Miles Davis often dubbed the …

Stealing Guitar Solo Ideas from Miles Davis

Miles Davis' 1959 album <i>Kind of Blue</i> and his song "So What" often represent a gateway into jazz for many musicians with rock, pop or blues …

Guitar Lessons

#TheMountainWillFall World Tour 2017 is kicking off in April! Tickets and more information at DJShadow.com. Watch for more dates.

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DJ Shadow @ Astor Theatre Perth

Dont miss DJ Shadow Live at Astor Theatre in Perth, Australia! Tickets will be on sale Monday April 3rd at 12:00 pm.<br>For passes and more info visit: …

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Music

Me and the muse: DJ Shadow on his sources of inspiration

The California hip-hop innovator on the records at the root of two decades of beat-making, sampling and scratching<p>Born in 1972, Joshua Paul Davis grew up in California and started collecting records and experimenting with music production aged 12, laying the foundations for an influential career as …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Listen to DJ Shadow's Latest BBC 1 Essential Mix | Thump

<i>Photo via Flickr user digboston.</i><p>DJ Shadow's first BBC 1 Essential mix in 13 years is here. He first announced the mix in April with a brief tweet.<p>DJ Shadow shared his thoughts about the new mix–which features Salva and the Ohio Players, among many, many others–on Friday. According to the producer …

Culture
Music
Festivals

One Rhythm, One Planet: Music from the Banned Countries

I have always believed that music brings people together and bridges cultural divides. Music can connect us like no other arts, with its universal …

Music

Glastonbury Festival Would Like You to Know That It's Down With the Kids - Noisey

The earth orbits the sun, the tide rolls in and out. And every year, like clockwork—excluding the odd fallow year, obviously—Somerset's Worthy Farm is prepped for its extremely long weekend of having the shit kicked out of it by uni students and London mums with grown up children. That's right, …

Festivals

Future Islands - Cave (Official Lyric Video)

Soho Radio installs vinyl lathe to cut sessions direct-to-disc

March 23, 2017 In News<p><b>Online radio goes analogue.</b><p>London-based online radio station Soho Radio is installing a portable cutting lathe in its studio to …

Vinyl Records

Bowie and Iggy 1977

Submitted by Total Blam Blam<p>on<p>“We're what's happening”<p>In celebration of 40 years of Iggy Pop’s The Idiot, here’s a few pics of its creators in …

David Bowie
Live Music

Nine Inch Nails announce full touring line-up for summer live shows

The live shows mark the band's first in three years.<p>Nine Inch Nails have revealed their full touring line-up for a string of live shows this …

Nine Inch Nails

Sex Pistols’ John Lydon will ‘sorely miss’ the Queen when she dies

He doesn't want his band's 'God Save The Queen' to be played to mark her passing<p>Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon – aka Johnny Rotten – has said that …

Royal Family

Pitchfork to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Radiohead’s OK Computer Next Week

Radiohead’s art-rock epic <i>OK Computer</i> was originally released in the summer of 1997. It quickly became an unlikely commercial triumph as well as a critical touchstone, eventually topping Pitchfork’s own Top Albums of the 1990s list. Next week, we will launch a host of features to celebrate the 20th …

Watch The Vinyl Factory’s film on London Modular, the store that sells synths to Thom Yorke and Aphex Twin

<b>A playroom for modular synth fanatics.</b><p>Located in the post-industrial surrounds of Hackney Wick, <b>London Modular</b> is one of the world’s smallest but …

Thom Yorke

In Rainbows full album cover & speed art (in 7 minutes)

Music

The Friday Fangasm: Mars Audiac Quintet by Stereolab

"<i>In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that</i> …

Music