Once upon a time – when SXSW was a regional-upstart event and Austin, Texas, was smaller and weirder – this was the place and season for the unknown to be seen and signed. Vans pulled into town, and parking was still plentiful. Reputations were made in 35-minute sets, and major labels started doing the math. Albums and even careers, however fleet and frustrating, followed.
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After three decades of using the same computerized voice, Stephen Hawking searches for a fresh tone, auditioning a group of A-list actors in a hilarious clip created for Comic Relief's
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Michael Stipe revealed that he's currently at work on a "series of books" about his life, including his time with R.E.M. The photo book, which the singer is working on with frequent collaborator Jonathan Berger, is
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Ice-T chronicles the horror of police brutality in the visceral video for "Black Hoodie," his new single with metal outfit Body Count. The clip opens with an innocent man shot dead in a parking lot as police sirens echo in the background.
"All these people out here tripping off police brutality like this shit
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Strand of Oaks, the brainchild of alt-rocking singer songwriter Timothy Showalter has been a project that's been getting a great deal of praise for its latest album, Hard Love. With roots deep in a tradition of rock at it's finest this is a project tha... Read More