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NEWS ROUNDUP: Festival Announcements, Copyright Cases & More

  Radiohead vs Lana Del Rey On January 7th, Lana Del Rey confirmed news reports that hinted at a copyright lawsuit with Radiohead. The band is reportedly suing her over the similarities between their 1992 breakout hit, “Creep,” and...

NEWS ROUNDUP: NYC Cabaret Law Repealed, CMA Gag Order & More

NYC Cabaret Law Officially Repealed Established in 1926 to prevent unlicensed dancing in NYC bars, New York’s “Cabaret Law” is finally on its last legs after City Council voted Tuesday to end it. Many have been quick to point...

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Tom Petty, The Las Vegas Tragedy & More

RIP Tom Petty The well-loved songwriter passed away on Monday after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 66, and less than a week before, gave a final interview where he discussed his recent 40th anniversary tour with The Heartbreakers,...

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Charles Bradley, #TakeAKnee & More

RIP Charles Bradley Though he was able to tour up until the very end, even after battling stomach cancer, renowned soul singer Charles Bradley passed away over the weekend. He was 68. Nicknamed “The Screaming Eagle of Soul,” Bradley...

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Walter Becker, Holger Czukay & More

RIP Holger Czukay Holger Czukay played bass in the groundbreaking Krautrock band Can, which he founded with keyboardist  Irmin Schmidt, guitarist Michael Karoli, and drummer Jaki Liebezeit. He passed away on Tuesday at age 79 at the band’s Inner...

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Glen Campbell, A Celebrity Reptile & More

Country Star Glen Campbell Dies After a tough battle with Alzheimer’s – chronicled publicly in heartbreaking 2014 tour documentary I’ll Be Me – country and pop star Glen Campbell died on Tuesday, at age 81. He was heralded for...

NEWS ROUNDUP: The End Of The iPod, Required Listening & More

  Read This: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women  The list was compiled by various writers on NPR. The outlet calls it “an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation…...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Changes at MTV, Rodents + Rush & More

MTV Ends Its “Era” Of Longform Journalism  The site has laid off a sizable portion of their editorial staff in a (possibly misguided?) effort to give millennials what they really want, a.k.a. “short-form video content.” An in-depth article by Spin...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Goodbye Shea, Spotify Sponsorship & More

Shea Stadium Officially Closes All we’ll have left of 20 Meadow Street is fond memories, and the new nightclub that the landlord wants to open to replace the beloved DIY venue. Shea Stadium was going to have a few...

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...