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Star Wars Headspace

Stream 'Star Wars Headspace': Kaskade, GTA, Baauer, Breakbot, Rick Rubin Featured

Buzz 17:46PM EDT

Star Wars Headspace - the Rick Rubin-curated EDM album has been released to stream and download on digital retailers. The 15-track LP features the likes of Baauer, Rick Rubin, GTA, Kaskade, Breakbot, Rustie and others.READ MORE

Star Wars Headspace

'Star Wars Headspace': Rick Rubin Curating New EDM Soundtrack

Buzz 15:55PM EDT

Star Wars made its triumphant return to the big screen last year with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. With more films in the works and the Disney machine fully revved up and ready to go, Star Wars has now prepped an electronic compilation soundtrack titled Star Wars: Headspace curated by Rick Rubin himself. It has contributions from the likes of Kaskade, Baauer, Flying Lotus, Galantis, Breakbot and the Jedi Master executive producing the whole album, Rick Rubin.READ MORE

Lars Ulrich of Metallica

TouTube Fan Switches Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' Snare with 'St. Anger' for Hilarity

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One clever Metallica fan has taken the signature sound of the band's loathed 2003 album St. Anger and added it to the classic track "Master of Puppets," by replacing every snare hit in the latter with the notorious snare tone from the former. For those who understand the joke, it's hilarious and well-worth checking out.READ MORE

OG Maco

OG Maco Calls 'U Guessed It' "Trash" After Beyoncé Video Concept Accusations

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During a newly-published interview with Vlad TV, OG Maco spoke on the track that catapulted him into the mainstream, "U Guessed It." He called the song "trash" after accusing Beyoncé of stealing the video concept for his major debut.READ MORE

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Taylor Swift's '1989' Louder Than Classic Metallica, AC/DC and Sex Pistols Records. How?

Buzz 09:23AM EDT

When you think of "loud" albums, you probably don't think about Taylor Swift. However a new study from Ian Shepherd, audio engineer and founder of Dynamic Range Day, demonstrates that in fact the pop star's most recent release, '1989,' is among the loudest albums of all time. Among the album it trumps are AC/DC's 'Back In Black,' Metallica's "Black" album, and the Sex Pistols' 'Never Mind The Bollocks.'READ MORE

Ultra Music Festival 2015

New Sound Processor Doubles Bass of EDM, Other Genres Without Raising Decibels; What It Means for Genre

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Many of the problems that EDM music faces, at least from an instrumental perspective, might be fixed by Masn'live, a new sound processor developed by Spanish engineer Xergio Córdoba. The device takes bass and other sound waves and leads the listener to perceive them as much louder than they truly are.READ MORE


Goldlink Tour: 'Sober Thoughts' Rapper Headlining Across North America

Buzz 19:21PM EDT

DMV rapper, Goldlink, has announced his first ever North American headlining tour this summer. The "Sober Thoughts" rapper will be heading out across North America to cities like New York, Dallas, Montreal, Los Angeles and Chicago, performing at small theaters along the way. Given his crossover appeal into the electronic music scene, he has been tabbed as a performer at Electric Forest, which has been traditionally open to other genres and live performers of all types.READ MORE

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber Talks Comedy Central Roast, Working With Kanye West and Rick Rubin on New Album

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Many fans and non-fans tuned in last night, March 30, to watch Justin Bieber get roasted on Comedy Central. Meanwhile, Bieber is working on a new album with the help of Kanye West and Rick Rubin. The Biebs recently dished on his upcoming album and personal relationships.READ MORE

Daft Punk perform onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards

Unmasked Daft Punk Immortalized With Wooden Statues Alongside Pharrell, Rick Rubin and Others

Buzz 15:53PM EDT

The mystique of Daft Punk is found primarily in their futuristic sound that always seems to be way ahead of its time, but also in their signature masks that the pair rarely are seen in public without. Now Guy-Manel de Homen-Christo and Thomas Bangalter are being immortalized with unmasked wooden statues in a new exhibit being done by sculptor Xavier Veilhan. They will stand alongside Pharrell, Rick Rubin and others.READ MORE

Rick Rubin & David Lynch

Rick Rubin Annotates Kanye West, Johnny Cash, Jay Z Songs on Genius

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Rick Rubin took up residency on Genius yesterday, Feb. 2, and the results are amazing. The super producer broke down the back stories of several famous songs, most notably tracks from Kanye West, Jay-Z and Johnny Cash.READ MORE

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Arrested After Drunken Bar Fight in California

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Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is as feisty as ever. The musician was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 27, after getting into a drunken bar fight in California. Police charged the 65-year-old with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism. Butler was taken to jail and released after he detoxed and was cited, "Rolling Stone" noted.READ MORE

Rita Ora

Ranking The 2015 Academy Awards' Best Original Song Nominees: Rita Ora, Adam Levine, And More

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This morning, the nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were revealed, including the nominees for Best Original Song. Though there were plenty of songs that were widely assumed to be shoo-ins, such as Lana Del Rey's "Big Eyes" and Lorde's "Yellow Flicker Beat," they were passed over for some pretty left-field choices (most surprisingly, only one of the songs on this list was also nominated for a Golden Globe). Here are the five Academy Award nominees for Best Original Song ranked, from worst to best.READ MORE

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber, Rick Rubin in Studio for New Album 2015, According to Scooter Braun's Instagram

Buzz 17:43PM EDT

Justin Bieber's 2015 album is going to have at least one big producer on board - Rick Rubin. In a new Instagram post from the "Home to Mama" singer's longtime manager Scooter Braun, it was revealed that Bieber and Rubin are in the studio together.READ MORE


Run-DMC Producer Larry Smith Dead at 63, Russell Simmons and Darryl McDaniels Respond on Twitter

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Prior to the Rick Rubin-produced "Walk This Way" remix featuring Run-DMC and Aerosmith, there was Larry Smith. The legendary producer was the mastermind behind the rap trio's first two groundbreaking albums, 'Run-DMC' and 'King of Rock.' Russell Simmons and Darryl McDaniels both took to Twitter to honor Smith, who died recently at the age of 63.READ MORE

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl Reflects on 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' Series, Says Next Project Will Be 'Bigger'

Buzz 10:36AM EDT

Dave Grohl's love letter to American music, Sonic Highways, came to an end on Friday (Dec. 5). The Foo Fighters ended their journey in New York City, interviewing the likes of KISS's Paul Stanley, Public Enemy's Chuck D and record producer Rick Rubin. The frontman spoke with 'Rolling Stone' recently about the series and reflected on the epic journey.READ MORE

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