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  • Ryal
    In The hear it here Aug 26, 2014 EDT

    [Premiere] Ryal Goes Disco-Pop With Debut Single 'City Lives'

    After her band Strip Darling went on a self-prescribed hiatus roughly two years after their debut LP, singer Jacque Ryal was inspired to write a plethora of pop songs at her home base, The Music Building, the historic rehearsal studio where Madonna got her start. "It was time to stop, break musical habits, redefine what I want," she said in a statement. "It is time to reinvent, dance, wear pink lipstick and use hairspray again." Out of this desire, Ryal was born -- her eponymous story of self-discovery and finding one's own rhythm.

  • The Simpsons
    In The Rock Aug 22, 2014 EDT

    7 Artists Influenced By The Simpsons

    To celebrate FXX's massive "Every Simpsons Ever" marathon, which I will be watching as much of as I possibly can, I've compiled a list of some artists who have been influenced by The Simpsons in some way, whether it's through their band name, a song title, or even the name of their home studio.

  • 'Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey'
    In The Classical Aug 25, 2014 EDT

    Emmys 2014: Music Times Judges The Nominees for Original Main Title Theme

    Most of this weekend's music media attention went toward the Video Music Awards but Monday night's Emmys feature a few musical categories of their own. Music Times checks out all of the contenders for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music and checking our results against what the Emmys opted for.


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In The Rock Aug 30, 2014 EDT

7 Casting Suggestions For The Ramones Movie

Earlier this week, it was announced that Martin Scorsese would be directing a biopic about punk legends the Ramones, which is set for release in 2016. Here are some people who I think should play the movie's lead roles.Read more »

In The Rock Aug 30, 2014 EDT

Kings Of Leon Drummer Finally Healthy, Band Returns To Tour [SCHEDULE]

The band cancelled a slew of dates this month after drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs in a tour bus accident.Read more »

In The Rock Aug 30, 2014 EDT

The Killers' Brandon Flowers Promises Band Won't Split Despite New Solo Album

The lack of emphasis on the band — no original releases since 2012's Battle Born — and news of Flowers' second solo release still had fans worried.Read more »

In The Rock Aug 30, 2014 EDT

Interpol Frontman Paul Banks Compares The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs To Rival Internet Companies

Interpol and The Strokes have been viewed as rivals since releasing debuts in the early 2000s, and Interpol frontman Paul Banks confirmed the sentiment in a recent interview with The Guardian.Read more »

In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 30, 2014 EDT

DJ Mustard Backtracks On Iggy Azalea Comments

Two days after expressing his frustration with Iggy Azalea over to her production sound, DJ Mustard took a whole different approach in a new interview.Read more »

In The Country/Folk Aug 30, 2014 EDT

Ben Folds And Nashville Music Row: Studio A's Future Looks Bleak

Depending on which Nashville publication you read, Studio A on Music Row might still have a chance at survival.Read more »

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