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David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust and Hunky Dory released on gold vinyl

May 11, 2017 In News<p><b>Only available at “bricks and mortar” shops.</b><p>New limited edition gold pressings of two classic David Bowie records are set for …

“Directions in Jazz”: Miles Davis’s “Decoy” bridged two phases of his ’80s comeback era

Night Flight’s “Directions in Jazz” — which originally aired on September 20, 1986 — featured music videos by a handful of the genre’s key players, …

Miles Davis: Photos of a Jazz Giant in 1958

Not published in LIFE. Miles Davis plays with his sextet in New York City, 1958.<br>Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>When LIFE …

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In full, on vinyl, no talking: have we lost the art of listening to music?

A group of audiophiles gathered recently to rediscover Lauryn Hill, on hi-fi gear, no chatter. Kate Hennessy muses on our most starved sense: hearing<p>“I’m going to turn some lights off now – enjoy your session.”<p>Jean-Philippe Ducharne, an organiser of Classic Album Sundays, is speaking to a room of …

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Listen to latest from DJ Shadow featuring the legendary Nas called “Systematic.” The collaboration was initially premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 …

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

Drummer releases smoldering take on Blakey's 1958 classic "Moanin'"<p>Afrobeat legend Tony Allen honors another extraordinary drummer, the late jazz …

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

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 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 …

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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 …

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 …

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You've described the Elektric Band's Asian tour as both a reunion and a "creation". What makes this band so special?

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 …

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#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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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 …

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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 …

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Watch DJ Shadow Perform “Midnight In A Perfect World” at Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2016 | Video | Pitchfork

Josh Davis of DJ Shadow plays “Midnight In A Perfect World” at the Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris.

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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 …

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

The festival's first major announcement seems to skew pretty young, and that can only be a good thing.<p>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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …