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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say that their accelerator can help diversify Hollywood

Impact Creative Systems (formerly Imagine Impact) is bringing a startup accelerator-style approach to finding fresh creative talent, and it announced this morning that, with funding…

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The Psychedelic Sound of Rüstəm Quliyev, King of Azerbaijani Guitar

Blending western psych, Bollywood, and traditional Azerbaijani folk songs, the guitarist inspired a younger generation of musicians. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source:…

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Thrift store paintings “enhanced” with Star Wars elements

DaveRuinsArt of Canton, Ohio is not the first artist to buy and augment thrift store paintings, but The Force is strong with his Star Wars…

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Meditative Faces Emerge from the Staggered Wooden Sticks Forming Artist Gil Bruvel’s Sculptures

“Breathe” (2020). All images © Gil Bruvel, shared with permission Gil Bruvel (previously) has spent 40 years practicing vipassanā meditation, an introspective practice that invites…

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Spencer Zahn: Sunday Painter

Joined by players including percussionist Mauro Refosco and guitarist Dave Harrington, the New York bassist takes atmospheric cues from classic ECM productions while evoking relaxed,…

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Michael Stipe Talks Donald Trump & Solo Music With Seth Meyers, Writes Guardian Editorial About Athens COVID Policy

A few months ago, Michael Stipe was on late-night TV to perform. Earlier this year, Stipe went on both Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show and Stephen…

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Watch Taylor Swift Play “Betty” Live For The First Time At The ACM Awards

The last time Taylor Swift sang at the ACM Awards, she was still basically a country singer. The year was 2013 — the same year…

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Various: Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex

An all-star cast pays tribute to the glam-rock icon, but their interpretations too often read angst and torpor in place of the singer’s pomp and…

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Bill & Ted Face the Music review: Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter ride out their midlife crisis in style

<p>In their first film in nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted bring their ever-endearing charm to this anything-goes adventure</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/reviews/bill-and-ted-face-music-review-keanu-reeves-alex-winter-b454154.html Indie Brew found this…

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens review, Tea for the Tillerman 2: Reimagined songs makes you long for the originals

<p>Whether these ‘fuller’ versions will attract new listeners is debatable. However, there are certainly surprises</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/yusuf-cat-stevens-review-tea-tillerman-2-tracklist-b454165.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it…

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The death of Jimi Hendrix: the unanswered questions

<p>Was the guitar genius unconscious for hours while a girlfriend and roadies removed drugs from the scene? Did someone pour red wine down him until…

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How South Africa’s Blue Notes Helped Invent European Free Jazz

A quintet of exiles liberated a continent’s jazz perspective. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/lists/blue-notes-south-african-jazz-guide Indie Brew found this story and shared…

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Steve Earle To Record Album Of Justin Townes Earle Covers

Justin Townes Earle, a talented singer-songwriter and the son of Steve Earlie, died last month at the age of 38. Today, Steve Earle has announced…

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Artist To Watch: Bartees Strange

“You know, I’ve always been kind of busy,” Bartees Strange says over the phone. He pauses for a second, underscoring just how much of an…

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The Rolling Stones: Goats Head Soup

In 1973, Goats Head Soup marked the end of the Stones’ imperial era, capturing them as they transitioned from the World’s Greatest Rock‘n’Roll Band to…

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Toni Braxton: Spell My Name

The masterful R&B singer returns with more creative control on a project where her voice, style, and swagger are well preserved. Source: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/toni-braxton-spell-my-name/ Indie Brew…

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Conway the Machine: From King to a GOD

On his latest album, the Buffalo rapper and member of the tough-talking trio Griselda makes his first bid for a bigger audience. Source: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/conway-the-machine-from-king-to-a-god/ Indie…

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The Mandalorian’s Season 2 Trailer Is Here, and It Brought Baby Yoda

This is the way to more episodes of The Mandalorian. And more Baby Yoda adorableness, of course. Read more… Source: https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-mandalorians-season-2-trailer-is-here-and-it-broug-1844793815 Indie Brew found this…

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Watch Blondie’s Debbie Harry on a pogo stick explaining the punk Pogo dance (1978)

Here’s the great Debbie Harry of Blondie explaining the Pogo dance on a 1978 episode of TV Party, the iconic NYC public access cable TV…

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Eight Indie Bands To Know From Daegu, South Korea

Despite a stifling conservative climate, the indie scene in Daegu is stubborn and strong, united by a shared belief that music and progressivism can outlast…

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A Guide to the Relentless Hardcore of Machine Girl

The duo’s intense combination of hardcore punk and hardcore dance music is a fitting soundtrack to a world that’s raging against its own demise. Read…

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