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Ah, yes, whatever happens now, she said, at least we can watch pugs in She & Him’s Winter Wonderland video. And she walked away. https://youtu.be/qHI3H7mYqgc

In Billboard’s Women in Music: Inspiring a Generation documentary, female artists and executives open up about their road to the top, what inspires them, and what is needed to break in and push the industry forward. In the eight-minute video, such luminaries as Billboard Executive of the Year honoree...

The digital music marriage that many wanted to happen isn’t happening after all. Spotify has given up on its latest effort to buy SoundCloud following months of talks between the two, according to a source at Spotify who is familiar with discussions. The Financial Times reported in September that the...

Jumping into the #1 spot on the Stuff I Want For Holidays, this Lou Reed sweater is taken from the cover of his 1972 album Transformer. It costs $2,730 from the LA-based company Enfants Riches Déprimé. And if the Lou sweater is a bit too spendy for you, then...

To help reduce targeted hate speech, abuse and harassment, Instagram this week announced a way for users to protect themselves against such abuse, following Twitter’s introduction of its own anti-harassment tools last month. Instagram has since September enabled users to apply filters to their comment streams based on specific...

The issue of fake news has been making real news headlines for weeks. Just yesterday, Hillary Clinton alluded to "Pizzagate" and called for action against the "epidemic" of fake news, warning it can have "real world consequences". Earlier this week, Ipsos and Buzzfeed News released a report, finding that...

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour. Tom Petty announced the tour on SiriusXM’s “Tom Petty Radio” this morning and also on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night. The primarily...

Happy Friday, truthseekers. https://youtu.be/dEmW4uA1b7w

The BBC has released a preview for their Across the Line At 30 documentary that will feature appearances from U2's Adam Clayton, David Gray, Gary Lightbody and Hot Press' Niall Stokes. Across the Line at 30 charts the history of the long-running music show which has championed new music in Northern Ireland...

It's officially official: the Jesus and Mary Chain have announced their first album in 18 years. Damage and Joy will be released on March 24, and the group unveiled new song "Amputation," the first single off Damage and Joy. Listen here. The record marks the group's first since 1998's Munki...

James Gordon and Madonna go for a drive through New York City singing classics from her epic catalog of music, and James learns about Madonna's relationship with Michael Jackson. https://youtu.be/Sx2PfL2ekTY

Apple has unveiled its Best of 2016 lists, celebrating the best and most downloaded apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts across the App Store, iTunes and iBooks. On Apple Music, Drake dominates the top song and album spots with “One Dance” and Views, respectively, while the Hamilton soundtrack...

Following yesterday’s Best Alternative Music Album GRAMMY Award nomination for The Hope Six Demolition Project (Vagrant), PJ Harvey will embark on her most extensive North American headline tour in more than ten years. Featuring the 10-piece band that accompanied her on this year’s four sold out and critically lauded...

Who's sold more CDs than any other artist in 2016? No, it's not Adele. Or Drake. Or The Weeknd: it's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who's sold more than 1.25 million CDs as part of what's been called the largest box set of all time: a 200-disc collection of the composer's...

Vinyl’s triumph was announced by figures provided by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA), which revealed that more money had been spent on vinyl albums than on digital albums downloads last week. As The Vinyl Factory reports, ERA have provided figures that show that, in week 48 of 2016, £2.4m was...

New research has found that listening to music in low-quality digital formats can dampened its emotional impact. According to a study by the Audio Engineering Library, MP3s can have a distinct effect on the “timbral and emotional characteristics” of the instruments involved. Researchers compared responses to compressed and uncompressed music over...