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TIDAL: The Music Industry’s Biggest Lie

Major modern artists all the way from Alicia Keys to Jay Z have come together to release one of the first ever artist owned music platforms… or, so they say. “Jimi Hendrix once said, that music doesn’t lie,” Alicia Keys spoke at the podium for TIDAL’s launch video, and she’s right. Music doesn’t lie, but these musicians who have come together to be a face for the type of companies they state they are against? That is a lie, perhaps one of the biggest lies we have ever seen in the…

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More Performers Added To 2015 Grammy Lineup

The 2015 Grammys already have a stellar and diverse lineup performing on February 8th, but now more big names have been added to the all-star group of performers. Among them include Pharrell, Sam Smith, Usher, and Miranda Lambert. Not to mention an appearance by John Legend and Common to perform their Oscar-winning hit “Glory”. Check out the previously announced artists joining in here. The Grammys will air on CBS on February 8th. If you are looking to hear more from any of these artists, You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and…

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PREMIERE: The Universal Tone “Down” Lyric Video

Infectious Magazine is delighted to team up with L.A.-based rock & roll trio The Universal Tone for the official premiere of the lyric video for their latest single “Down.” Check it out below and let us know your thoughts! The Universal Tone – the trio of Jasmin Poncelet (vocals/guitar), Garrett Craig (guitar) and Kenneth “Biz” MacKenzie (drums) – have been rising very quickly in the Los Angeles rock scene, with Vents Magazine recently comparing them to The Black Keys and Jimi Hendrix due to their unique combination of rock & roll, blues, and a touch of funk. Their…

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STREAM: Usher & Nicki Minaj “She Came To Give It To You”

Nicki Minaj and Usher have released a new song called “She Came To Give It To You.”  The track also happens to have been produced by Pharrell Williams. Usher also has another recent single, called “Good Kisser,” out now. You can check out both new tracks below, after the jump. Nicki Minaj has been working on a lot of random recording projects, and you can read more about those here. To listen to more of her music, purchase a CD here. For more from Usher, purchase a CD here. As…

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The Today Show Releases 2014 Summer Concert Series Lineup

The Today Show has released the list of artists set to perform at their Summer Concert Series, which takes place throughout the summer months at the Rockefeller Plaza in NYC. The lineup includes Fall Out Boy, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, OneRepublic and more. You can check out the full listing, as well as the dates each artist is set to appear, below. The Summer Concert Series is always free and based on a first come, first served basis, so there is no need to buy concert tickets! The series kicks…

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Jack White Saves Detroit Masonic Temple

When Jack White heard that the Detroit Masonic Temple was in danger of being foreclosed due to an outstanding tax bill of $142,000, he couldn’t simply sit by idly and allow the bank to seize the property. He had no problem with forking out the money to cover the bill. Officials of the temple have decided to change the name of the temple’s theater from Cathedral Theater to Jack White Theater. White has strong connections to the structure according to local news station, WXYZ. When he was young his mother served…

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Video: Billie Joe Armstrong iHeartRadio Festival Outburst

In a now infamous moment at the iHeartRadio Festival, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong stops during a performance of “Basket Case”, going on a short rant. Reportedly, this is in part due to Usher and other pop acts being given longer set times. You can check out the moment below. Please follow and like us:

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