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On May 14, 1984, Ronald Reagan invited Michael Jackson to the White House to present him with the Presidential Public Safety Communication Award for allowing “Beat It” to be used in a public service announcement against drinking and driving. With most legends in their respective fields gone, this video...

This is a clip from Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, Season 16, Episode 13 in 1986, with a young Wynton Marsalis on trumpet, Joe Negri on guitar, and the incredible Johnny Costa (who was also the music director for the show) on piano, playing the Fred Rogers composition "It's You I...

WHY IS THIS THE FIRST TIME I'VE HEARD ABOUT THIS MAGIC FOR CLOGGED TOILETS FROM THE GODS OF DISHING SOAP? Source: When he pours dish soap into his toilet I was thinking he was crazy... But what it does? WHO KNEW! by internetroi on Rumble

A quarter of a century after ‘Out Of Time’ helped break alternative music into the American mainstream and turned R.E.M. into a worldwide phenomenon, the band have announced a special 25th Anniversary Edition, out November 18th via Concord Bicycle. ‘Out Of Time’ will be released in three different formats....

If you were going to envision the ultimate avant-garde meeting-of-the-minds jam session, who would you pick? Even the most hopeful fan of strange and innovative music couldn't have seen this one coming: on one afternoon in 1986, at Coney Island's dilapidated freak show, space-age avant-jazz genius Sun Ra met...

Hundreds of Motorhead fans queued up to see their favourite frontman, the deceased Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, immortalised in a new life-size statue, in Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood. https://youtu.be/CsyHqA4uj7g

t's already been a decade since J Dilla — the mercurial producer and rapper from Detroit — passed away and his posthumously completed album, The Shining, saw the light of day on BBE Records. As they prepare to release the project on 7" for the first time, The Boiler Room...

Pandora today announced it will partner with Questlove to premiere Questlove Supreme, a raw and ingenious three-hour show curated and produced by the four-time GRAMMY winner. The show will be a weekly ride through the global musical landscape featuring adventurous music selections, compelling conversations and revealing interviews with music...

In a previously unreleased clip from Kevin Smith’s visit to The Star Wars Show, the writer/director talks about how Star Wars created a generation of dreamers and filmmakers, seeing the prequels in a new way thanks to Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni, and much more. https://youtu.be/2yOGLf3hd6k

Octant, aka Matthew Steinke, is an artist, musician and inventor that combines the analog and digital worlds to create and express music in a way only he can - by building robots that can play tunes. I, for one, welcome our new overlords. https://youtu.be/xF4TTq_sRvM

An avid chess player, country music legend Willie Nelson is used to winning. But he received a great lesson in humility when Ray Charles beat him in back-to-back chess matches. Checkmate! https://youtu.be/lj1gf0hoR2E

Canadian Music Week, running from April 18-22, has announced that it will be bringing back its start-up pitch competition Launch Pad again next year. The event will be held on April 19 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and the prize will include a cash award, a one-hour meeting with each...

ATB Financial will be launching a brand new campaign that’s main theme will be “listening”. They are currently looking for Alberta artists to perform, in unexpected places, and to craft their own take on an original anthem. The song “Resonate” was written by Alberta musician Ben Spencer and is...

Death Waltz have unveiled details and artwork of their long-awaited reissue of Angelo Badalamenti’sTwin Peaks soundtrack. Over twenty five years since its initial release, and mooted since 2014, the vinyl reissue pulls out all the stops, with Death Waltz diving back into the Warner archives to cut brand new masters...

In 2015, sales of vinyl records in the United States grew by an astounding 30%. That figure brought the total number of records sold to just under 12 million (11.92 million if you want the real number), up from 9.19 million in 2014. As a way to say hello...

Hudson’s Bay Company in Brampton, ON has an opening for a Marketing Project Coordinator. The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) invites applications for the contract position of a Social Media and Website Coordinator. This contract position is for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. Elte, Ginger’s...