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'Peaky Blinders' London Preview Screening

PJ Harvey, Political Activist? ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ Reviewed

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"The Hope Six Demolition Project" leaves one asking if English rocker PJ Harvey has turned into a political activist. The album was recorded in public sessions as part of a living art exhibit in London and was inspired by her travels to Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C. alongside filmmaker Seamus Murphy.READ MORE

PJ Harvey Plays Auckland

PJ Harvey Shares New ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project Track,’ “The Orange Monkey” [LISTEN]

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PJ Harvey is readying the release of her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, which is due out April 15. So far, the "Rid Of Me" singer has shared a few singles from the forthcoming release: "The Wheel," "The Community of Hope," and now "The Orange Monkey."READ MORE

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PJ Harvey Goes to Kosovo in Seamus Murphy-Directed Video for ‘The Wheel’ [WATCH]

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PJ Harvey has shared a video for the "The Wheel," the lead single from her forthcoming album, 'The Hope Six Demolition Project.' The Seamus Murphy-directed clip features footage the collaborators shot in Kosovo between 2011 and 2015 in the midst of the European refugee crisis.READ MORE

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2011 - Day 3

PJ Harvey Shares “The Wheel” From New Album ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ [LISTEN]

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PJ Harvey has shared the first single off her ninth full-length studio album, 'The Hope Six Demolition Project,' which is due out April 15th via Island Records. The new song is titled "The Wheel" and you can stream the full song as well as a radio edit of it here.READ MORE

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PJ Harvey Debuts 10 New Songs & Poetry at Royal Festival Hall in London

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It's been four years since PJ Harvey released 'Let England Shake,' and thanks to a multi-media presentation at Royal Festival Hall in London, we're finally getting our first taste of new music from her with 10 brand new songs performed on the night.READ MORE

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PJ Harvey Begins Live Recording Sessions With "Near The Memorials To Vietnam And Lincoln"

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P.J. Harvey began her grand "live album" experiment in London on Friday. The first song, "Near the Memorials to Vietnam and Lincoln," seemed to go well, with hundreds of onlookers getting cycled in and out of Somerset House.READ MORE

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PJ Harvey's Public Album Recording Sessions Are Definitely a 'Lottery,' According to Collaborator

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Friday, PJ Harvey made international headlines when she announced her new album will be recorded in front of a live audience at London's Somerset House. Members of the public will be able to watch the sessions in 45-minute windows.READ MORE

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PJ Harvey's Next Album to Be Recorded at London Art Exhibition

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Just as the Foo Fighters did with the HBO documentary series on the cross-country recording of their latest album "Sonic Highways," British singer-songwriter PJ Harvey plans on exposing the recording process of her next album to the public. But instead of filming her studio sessions like the Foos did, Harvey and her crew of musicians, engineers and producers will be recording the album in a custom-built studio inside London's Somerset House, which will be open to the public for viewing as part of an art exhibition titled "Recording in Progress," starting Jan. 16. According to the Somerset House website, the studio is designed "in the form of an enclosed box ... displaying PJ Harvey, her band, producers, and engineers as a mutating, multi-dimensional sound sculpture." Each studio session will take place 45 minutes at a time from behind one-way, sound-proofed glass — so Harvey will not be able to see you waving at her — and according to Harvey's Facebook page, the sessions could involve "anything from laying down a bass drum track, to discussions, to improvisations, through to full performances of new songs." The exhibition was conceived by Harvey and commissioned by Artangel. Tickets are on sale now for 15 pounds — about $23 — which you can purchase by clicking here.READ MORE

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PJ Harvey Releasing Poetry Book 'The Hollow of the Hand'

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PJ Harvey is giving fans a new way to peer inside her soul. The "Down By The Water" singer will be releasing a poetry book, "The Hollow of the Hand," on Oct. 20, 2015.READ MORE

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M.I.A. Signs New Publishing Deal With BMG

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The label announced the transaction on Friday, and simply stated that the deal will cover "future compositions" from the "Paper Planes" artist, who flipped off an international audience at the Super Bowl in 2012.READ MORE

John Peel was also way into vinyl before you.

5 Bands John Peel Was into Way Before You Were: Roxy Music, The Smiths, The White Stripes and More

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Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of John Peel, the most influential DJ in the history of British radio and possibly even the world (it's arguable). Most affiliate a good disc jockey with a listenable voice but the best are those who become tastemakers for their community/listening base. They didn't make the music but they make sure that you hear it. John Peel was influential in launching many a band to stardom, such as Pink Floyd, but the five listed below could not have gotten by without a push from Peel far before their names went up in lights.READ MORE

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6 Bands Named After Their Lead Singer: Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Sade and More

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When a musician decides to use their own name for the name of their band, there is usually some attempt to separate their individual identity from the band as a unit: Dave Matthews is the singer of the Dave Matthews Band, Glenn Danzig is the singer of Danzig, and so forth. But here are six singers who blur these lines completely — to the point where many people assume they are solo artists rather than band members.READ MORE

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7 Incredible Minimalist Music Videos: Lorde, The White Stripes, And More

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Pop music videos have a tendency to be flashy and eye-catching, with cuts that are so quick that there's not really any room for subtlety or nuance. However, these seven artists ignored these conventions and instead made videos that are startlingly minimalist and uncomplicated.READ MORE

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7 Albums With Two Versions Of The Same Song: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, And More

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I've written before about artists who have recorded two versions of the same song, but usually these two different versions appear on separate releases. These seven artists, however, recorded two different versions of one song for the very same album.READ MORE

Dr. Dre: 'I have one million dollars for every one of these buttons.'

6 Musicians Who Became Famous Producers: Brian Eno, Dr. Dre, And More

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Plenty of musicians eventually try their hand at producing, since it's pretty hard to record music in a studio without learning a thing or two about production. However, these six artists proved to be such talented producers that they made a second career out of it. Here are six musicians who became famous record producers.READ MORE

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