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NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Chris Cornell, More PWR BTTM Controversy & More

RIP Chris Cornell Chris Cornell, the frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave as well as one of the most important figures in the Seattle grunge scene, was found dead yesterday morning. By the afternoon, his death was reported as a ...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Prince EP, Shea Stadium Updates & More

Shea Stadium Update: Venue Needs New Location The team behind the venue announced an unfortunate setback to their efforts to go legit: they can’t file their first round of paperwork because the landlords at 20 Meadow Street have refused...

NEWS ROUNDUP: BK Steel Opens, Synth Pioneer Dies & More

RIP Ikutaro Kakehashi Ikutaro Kakehashi passed away last Saturday at age 87. He founded Roland in 1960, meaning without him, we’d be way behind in drum machine and synthesizer technology. After leading the company for decades, he founded the...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Kendrick Lamar, Brexit’s Musical Consequences & More

Kendrick Lamar Releases “Humble” “Wicked or weakness, you gotta see this.” Last night, the rapper released “Humble,” a visually stunning video that features Lamar dressed as a pope and recreating the last supper, among other things. The songs itself...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Don Pedro, SXSW & More

Don Pedro Is The Latest Venue To Close The Brooklyn venue will be closing after May 6th, the owner of the Ecuadorean-restaurant-turned-DIY space stated earlier this week. The building that includes Don Pedro has been sold to a limited...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Prince, The Grammys & More

Prince’s Music Is Now Streaming It’s something that was impossible just a week ago: As I write this, I’m listening to Around The World In A Day on Spotify. Prince’s music was formerly streaming only on Tidal, but his...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Missy is Back, Lily Allen Protests, & More

Missy Elliott Is Back With New Video, Documentary Last night Missy Elliott released “I’m Better,” a new song and video featuring the song’s producer, Lamb. The sparse, downtempo track creeps along with clinks of keys and surges of bass,...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Madonna, Solange & More

Madonna Wins Billboard’s Woman Of The Year After cracking a few jokes at the beginning of her acceptance speech, the singer got serious, stating, “Thank you for acknowledging my ability to continue my career for 34 years in the...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Halloween Edition!

AudioFemme's Halloween week news round up featuring spooky surveys by all boy/all girl, White Mystery, and the legend of Ghostbuster's theme.