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December 2013 Blog Posts (115)

Jimi Hendrix's Former London Flat Turned Into Museum

Jimi Hendrix's former London home is to be turned into a permanent museum. 

The Heritage Lottery Fund will soon announce a £1.2m grant to restore the rooms to their appearance during 1968, when Hendrix paid £30 a…

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Added by Sound Check on December 31, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Muslim Pop Star Yuna Climbs The U.S. Charts

Award-winning singer Yuna is already a star in her native Malaysia, where she has been on the rise since her debut in 2008. She's also an observant Muslim and an entrepreneur. Yuna runs a fashion boutique that sells funky but modest clothes that meet the requirements of her faith. And while she's…

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Added by Sound Check on December 31, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Connectors - "The Passenger"

Between Melody Nelson, and now The Connectors, we definitely seem to be in the middle of a UK garage rock renaissance. Taking their cues as much from Nirvana and 90's garage as the Kinks, the two piece band consists of singer/guitarist Andy and drummer Danny. Check out their latest single "The Passenger" below.…

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Added by Sound Check on December 31, 2013 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Thank You DJ: Review The New Caktuz Mixtape & Go Viral (AMAS/We Build Hits)



North Carolina multi-talent, Caktuz, just dropped his latest mixtape; How To Dress Well For Suicide and he wants you to rate and review it!

?Dress Well? was released this past Black Friday only through Caktuz?s mobile app (Google Play/iTunes).

Newly signed to Billy Danze?s (M.O.P.) We Build Hits label, Caktuz is sending a special advanced…

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Added by Caktuz on December 31, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments

Van Hunt - "The Dimples On Your Bottom"

Listen to Van Hunt perform "The Dimples On Your Bottom" live from Los Angeles. …

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Added by Sound Check on December 30, 2013 at 3:43pm — No Comments

GOGO ROB

IM NEW TO EVERYONE PEACE AND LOVE ALL WAYS GOGO ROB

Added by SAGE JUDAH on December 30, 2013 at 3:05pm — No Comments

10 Reasons to see Newlyweeds

Shaka King’s Sundance-selected Newlyweeds recently went to DVD, On Demand and iTunes. If you haven't gotten yourself a copy, below are 10 reasons it belongs in your collection.

By Justin Allen, AFROPUNK…

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Added by Eye Candy on December 30, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

AFROPUNK's 10 Artists To Watch in 2014

2013 seemed like a year committed to…

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Added by Sound Check on December 30, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

The Devil's Orchard

I'm from Sweden, a country with a great metal tradition. One of my favorite Death metal bands at the moment are Opeth from Stockholm. The band has become more progressive and experimental throughout the years and their last album Heritage is a masterpiece.

Added by Ibrahcadabrah on December 29, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

Gnarls Barkley Will Reunite in 2014

According to TMZ, Gnarles Barkley is set to reunite in 2014. "Like, next year," was Green's response when asked about the duo's potential comeback in LAX. This is going to be a great…

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Added by Sound Check on December 26, 2013 at 9:43pm — 3 Comments

Breaking Down the Dreaded H Word

Maaaan,...what I'm about to say is probably going to get my ass killed. But...



I just noticed that these days I'm not the same dude I used to be. I used to be the kind of dude who would secretly judge you for calling some woman a ho or a bitch. I was raised right and was taught to treat women with respect. Nowadays, I understand why rappers are always saying "we don't love dem hoes". Because of this, I am about a name call away from losing my card as a male feminist.



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Added by Lightning Pill on December 26, 2013 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Shadow The Great - 'The Melody'

New music from Shadow The Great of Loaf Muzik. Listen here. …

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Added by Sound Check on December 26, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Free Download: Radkey - Start Freaking Out

A late Christmas gift to you guys from Radkey! Click here for a free…

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Added by Sound Check on December 26, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

MYKKI BLANCO @ Gramercy Theatre - Tue, December 31, 2013

MYKKI BLANCO, DJ Rashad, Boychild, DJ Larry B, T.E.A.M.S, Ian Isiah, Jungle Pussy, Princess Nokia and Michael Magnan will be at the Gramercy Theatre on Tue, December 31, 2013! Get your tickets…

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Added by Sound Check on December 26, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments

KELIS PLANS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN APRIL

Kelis is to release her anticipated forthcoming sixth studio album, Food. Guest production by TV On the Radio’s Dave Sitek, and is described in a press release to be “a soul record that’s as raw and alternative as it is classic.” …

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Added by Sound Check on December 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Nasimiyu Murumba - ‘Even In The Dark’

Listen to and download “Even In The Dark” below and stay tuned for the upcoming dirtEP (due out January 24th). Nasimiyu is set to perform January 3rd at Manhattan’s Nublu.…

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Added by Sound Check on December 25, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Win Tickets to A SPECIAL EVENING WITH PRINCE

Prince has 33 total Grammy nominations while taking home 7 over his incredible career spanning nearly four decades. His music has sold over 100 Million copies worldwide with huge albums like Purple Rain, Sign “O” The Times and…

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Added by Sound Check on December 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The GTW - “Bleach Pool”

Download: The GTW, “Bleach Pool”…

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Added by Sound Check on December 24, 2013 at 4:08am — No Comments

Lauryn Hill Reschedules Shows, Adds Dates

Lauryn Hill has rescheduled three of her upcoming shows and has announced a few more dates for early 2014. Check out her itinerary below.



Lauryn Hill:



01-26 Huntington, NY - The Paramount

01-31 Port Chester, NY - The Capitol…

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Added by Sound Check on December 24, 2013 at 3:03am — No Comments

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