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DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE’S MASSIVE ‘HER LOSS’ FIRST-WEEK SALES PROJECTIONS ARE IN

Drake and 21 Savage’s collaborative album Her Loss is projected to generate massive first-week figures. On Saturday (November 5), HITS Daily Double projected the 16-track album will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with between 335-350K first-week units, including 425-450 million on-demand streams. Drizzy and 21 will be competing with Taylor Swift for the top spot as Swift’s surprise album Midnights broke several records last week and moved over 1.5 million units whilst securing a […]

todayNovember 7, 2022 53 4 4

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Takeoff Dead At 28 After Houston Shooting

Houston, TX - Takeoff has reportedly been killed in a shooting in Houston, Texas. According to TMZ, the Migos rapper (real name Kirshnik Khari Ball) was gunned down at 810 Billiards and Bowling in downtown Houston in the early hours of Tuesday (November 1). He was 28 years old. Takeoff and Quavo were partaking in a dice game when an altercation broke out and shots were fired, striking Takeoff “either […]

todayNovember 1, 2022 10

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ELON MUSK INSTRUCTS TWITTER STAFF TO CHANGE BLUE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE BY NOV. 7 OR LOSE THEIR JOB

Elon Musk has issued an ultimatum to his Twitter staff: update the Twitter Blue program or get fired. In a new report from The Verge, Musk asked his employees to change the Twitter Blue program, which will introduce a pay-for-verification service. Twitter Blue currently costs users $4.99 a month. The change for additional features the program offers would be changed to a new price of $19.99. Users that are currently […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 45 6 8

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DJ ENVY REVEALS TOP 5 THINGS DJ’S HATE

DJ Envy made a career for himself as a disc jokey way before his hosting gig on the nationally syndicated The Breakfast Club, so he knows what DJs despise. The Queens native recently listed the Top 5 things DJs hate when they’re spinning at the club, and his picks were arguably things that happen more than often in clubs and parties. “Number one, requesting songs. Number two, taking a picture when we’re […]

todayApril 4, 2020 67 10 12

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4 Things That Kill Your Chances For Music Career Success

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVCfp8WuAA0 What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their instrument enough? Not putting together enough good music industry connections? Living in a city with no music scene? The answer to all of this is NO - none of these things. There can be countless reasons why a musician would fail […]

todayApril 1, 2020 25 1 2

Business Network

The definitive guide to Chicago’s best record shops

As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are still unwilling to break up the boys club that makes up our live music industry. […]

todayMarch 24, 2020 22

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Skillax Preparing ‘Harsher, Brighter’ New Album

The National have confirmed that they will start recording their next album "soon". The US band released their sixth album 'Trouble Will Find Me' in 2013, more recently showcasing new song 'Roman Candle' live. With frontman Morgan recently saying that the group need to "change and evolve" on their next record, guitarist Morgan has now confirmed to Pitchfork that they have assembled a new studio to record in. "We need […]

todayMarch 19, 2020 14 1 4

Business Network

Psych Fest Announces Line-Up

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia announces first wave of acts. The next Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia will take place from 23–24 September. Now in its fifth year, the festival describes itself as a “pan-continental celebration of audio-futurists, operating at the bleeding edge of today’s psychedelic renaissance”. Artists on the bill include Super Furry Animals, Demdike Stare, […]

todayMarch 18, 2020 3

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This Is What Live Music Looked Like Last Week

We had some truly stellar photos come out of our photographers this week, as they attended shows from Vance Joy, Ball Park Music, Matt Corby and Groovin The Moo sideshows, with the common theme being some amazing light shows. As Forbes notes, in the missive, Sixx and bandmates James Michael and DJ Ashba implore YouTube to work harder to protect the rights of artists whose work frequently appears on the […]

todayMarch 15, 2020 32

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