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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 31 July 2015

    07/30/2015 5:57:53 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 102 replies
    July 30, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • 'How the Yardbirds revolutionized rock live on the BBC'

    07/30/2015 10:25:43 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 52 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 24th July 2015 | Colin Fleming
    'If you wish to launch a humdinger of an argument – and one you might win – sidle up to just about any 1960s rock fan and offer the opinion that it was not the Beatles, the Stones, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, the Velvet Underground or the Byrds who were the key sonic inventors of the decade. Nope: wasn't any of those collectives of aural innovation who did quite what the Yardbirds did in terms of overhauling sound, never mind that they couldn't keep a steady lineup and were pretty much unclassifiable, save as the dudes who influenced everybody else and...
  • Al Jolson Was No Racist

    07/25/2015 4:36:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/28/2015
    Contained in the article regarding the fundraiser for the police officers involved in the Freddie Gray case is a description of Al Jolson by the Fraternal Order of Police as an "iconic racist figure." Nothing could be further from the truth and such an egregious slander should not have been allowed to appear in a major daily newspaper ("Venue cancels fundraiser for officers in Gray case," July 23). It is true that Jolson, as did many of his contemporaries, performed in blackface which was originally a racist form of entertainment growing out of the minstrel shows of the 19th century....
  • July 25, 1788: Mozart completes Symphony No. 40 in G minor

    07/25/2015 4:32:10 PM PDT · by nwrep · 47 replies
    Leonard Bernstein and the BSO ^ | July 25, 2015 | nwrep
    On July 25, 1788, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No. 40 in G minor, the second to last of his symphonies. To Robert Schumann in the 19th century, the symphony was a work of "Grecian lightness and grace," while for a later writer, Alfred Einstein, there are passages that "plunge to the abyss of the soul." Such ambiguity is perhaps apt for one of the greatest works of a composer whose music so frequently defies adequate description. The symphony is cast in the usual four movements; the opening Molto allegro immediately announces something unusual by starting not with characteristic...
  • Favorite Listen,Hear Songs,tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~24~15

    07/23/2015 4:59:41 PM PDT · by fatima · 220 replies
    ~Favorite Listen-Hear Song's~ The Cascades Rhythm of the Falling Rain *Video* Mike & The Mechanics - Silent running *Video*
  • "Never Swat A Fly" Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra (1930) vocal by Al Bowlly.

    07/21/2015 5:24:57 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 5 replies
    Broadcast Twelve ^ | 1930 | Marius B. Winter
    On Broadcast 2606 (L-0820-1), Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra plays "Never Swat A Fly," a song from the Fox film titled "Just Imagine" (1930).
  • Dave Somerville Dies: Founder and Lead Singer of The Diamonds Was 81

    07/19/2015 8:33:23 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    Newsmax ^ | July 17, 2015
    Dave Somerville, founder and lead singer of the popular 1950s rock-n-roll band The Diamonds, died Wednesday in California at age 81. Tagged with the moniker "Diamond Dave," Somerville discovered The Diamonds during a talent show audition in 1953; he signed on as their coach and then became their lead singer, Billboard reported. Somerville told Tom Meros in an interview that he was a radio engineer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in Toronto, Canada, when he saw four guys lined up to audition in a hallway. He asked them to sing a song and started working with the quartet.
  • THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER

    07/19/2015 4:50:06 PM PDT · by zeugma · 30 replies
    The Well Tempered Clavier ^ | 07/19/2015 | Zeugma
    A non-political thread just for the heck and beauty of it. I offer for your consideration Johann Sebastian Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. From the Wikipedia Entry: The Well Tempered Clavier is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. He gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed "for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study". Bach later compiled a second book of the same kind, dated 1742, with the...
  • 'Nobody in that room knew what to do': Former Runaways Bassist Jackie Fox Discusses Rape Allegations

    07/17/2015 6:52:14 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 10 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | July 15, 2015 | Randall Roberts
    In a new interview with The Times, former Runaways member Jackie Fuchs further explains the rape allegations she made recently against the band's former manager, Kim Fowley. Rumors have long circulated around the late Los Angeles rock impresario. Last week, though, a new chapter was opened when Fuchs, the former bass player of the 1970s teen group, claimed that Fowley, the band's manager, raped her when she was 16 years old.
  • 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold stops show to kick out male fan for hitting a woman

    07/17/2015 2:25:06 PM PDT · by rikkir · 26 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Casey Scheffler
    3 Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold recently stopped singing mid-performance to kick out a male fan for hitting a woman in the audience during the band's July 14 concert in Broomfield, Colorado according to a Friday, July 17 report from Mashable. Brad Arnold spotted the man being abusive to the female in the audience and went off on the man. “Hang on, hang on, hang on. Hey, hey homie. You don’t hit a woman,” Arnold yelled to the man. “You just pushed a woman out of the way to get in a fight, you d**k! Get him the hell out...
  • Tim McGraw’s Gun Control Fundraiser Coming Up this Friday

    07/16/2015 9:40:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/15/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Through this kind of decision making, McGraw also supported the campaign of gun control candidate Barack Obama in 2008. He told People Magazine: It’s innate in me to be a blue-dog Democrat. I’m not saying I’m right or wrong, but that’s what I am. My wife and I and our family will do everything we can to support Obama. I like his ideas, I like his energy, and I like the statement he would make for our country to the world.
  • GM to keep sponsoring Kid Rock concerts, discuss flag issue

    07/15/2015 8:32:00 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 34 replies
    Associated Press/ABC 12 ^ | July 15, 2015 | By COREY WILLIAMS and DEE-ANN DURBIN
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says it will continue sponsoring Kid Rock's summer tour despite a Detroit activist group's request that the automaker cut financial ties with the musician if he displays a Confederate flag during performances. The National Action Network and representatives from GM's Chevrolet brand will meet this week. Kid Rock, who was born Robert Ritchie, has been criticized in the past for displaying the flag on stage. South Carolina removed the flag from its Statehouse weeks after the shooting deaths of nine people at a historically black church. The man charged in the shooting is shown in...
  • Rapper Slim Thug and pastor Joel Osteen collaborate on new song

    07/15/2015 4:45:07 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 19 replies
    Channel 39 News Fix ^ | July 14, 2015 | mabarbagallo
    HOUSTON, TX – A new song by two of Houston’s own cranks out the bass, all while beating down boundaries. The unlikely duo of gangster rapper Slim Thug, and preacher Joel Osteen is breaking the internet as much for their pairing, as for their musical message. Slim, a member of Osteen’s Lakewood Church for many years, used clips of the pastor on “Chuuch”, a song on the rappers latest release “Hogg Life Volume 2″. And while mixing religion and rap might not be the norm, for many the sermon and the song are a perfect fit. The message of the...
  • Pluto and New Horizons for Musical Scientists

    07/14/2015 3:53:00 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 2 replies
    Click HERE for YouTube video. Warning: There are a few mild curse words in the video.
  • It’s Live Aid’s 30th anniversary and Freddie Mercury’s Queen set is still the best thing about it

    07/13/2015 2:23:57 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Hanna Flint ^ | 7/13/15
    Live Aid celebrates its official 30th anniversary today, but there’s only one star from the famous Wembley show that stands out in our minds. That’s Freddie Mercury who performed the most epic of epic sets with Queen on July 13th 1985. For a solid 25 minutes Freddie had the entire Wembley stadium on their feet, as well as 1.5 billion viewers at home, and it has gone down in history as arguably his greatest ever performance. So whether you wait until your lunch break, or stick your headphones on now, you won’t regret the time you spent watching Freddie Mercury...
  • Rock-n-Roll=> Ted Nugent and Kid Rock Team Up to Record ‘Kiss My Rebel A$$’

    07/13/2015 11:36:54 AM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/13/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Ted Nugent and Kid Rock have teamed up to record a song in support of the Confederate flag. The song, titled “Kiss My Rebel A$$,” was reportedly written and recorded in the space of a day after Nugent, seeing that Kid Rock had invited anyone protesting his use of the flag at his concerts to “kiss my aSS,” reached out to express his support via text message. “When you get a text from the Nuge, you know you’ve done something right,” laughed Rock during a joint appearance the two made on WWJ Newsradio 950. Added Nugent, “Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t...
  • Weekend music fun and whatever comes with it...

    07/11/2015 4:06:53 PM PDT · by Baynative · 48 replies
    Me again | July 11, 2015 | Me
    When we talk of guitar playing it is often in the text of rock and roll and what immediately comes to mind for most folks is the driving and powerful popular classics of Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones and others. Because guitar playing and rock music most always conjure up the hits that made us stomp our feet and dance. A former hard rocker and “party ‘til you puke” concert consumer myself, I don’t quarrel with any of the hard rockers getting their due. But, just for fun on a slow Saturday night I’d like to offer up a couple of...
  • George Olsen & His Music "Roll Out Of Bed With A Smile" on Columbia 2848-D (1933)

    07/09/2015 6:42:45 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 6 replies
    Columbia Phonograph Company ^ | 1933 | George Olsen
    VIDEO
  • Favorite Crime Songs,songs with a crime in it.Tell us your favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~10~15

    07/09/2015 5:43:15 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 471 replies
    Free Republic ^ | July 10, 2015 | michael.sf
    ~Favorite Crime Song's~ Folsom Prison Blues • Original • Johnny Cash • 1955 *Video* Robert Earl Keen Whenever Kindness Fails *Video*
  • Study: '80s Metalheads Turned Out Pretty Great

    07/09/2015 1:01:36 PM PDT · by Sopater · 145 replies
    Newser ^ | Jul 9, 2015 8:17 AM CDT | Kate Seamons
    Heavy metal was the No. 1-selling music genre in 1989, and parents feared the worst: that Satan worship, drug use, loads of sex, and suicide went along with it, write researchers in the journal Self and Identity. Records were burned, "Parental Advisory" warning labels were born, and some '90s research suggested that teens who were into metal had a boatload of problems. And then decades passed. How did those metalheads turn out? Pretty OK, found the team led by Humboldt State University psychologist Tasha Howe, reports Billboard. It found that while middle-aged metalheads were more likely to have engaged in...
  • VANITY:A Little Girl Gives Coins To A Street Musician And Gets The Best Surprise In Return

    07/08/2015 10:29:04 AM PDT · by Larry381 · 21 replies
    I have no affiliation with the author-I just thought this was cute-anyone know the name of the piece of music?Little Girl & Musician
  • An animation just for fun - The Solarbeat: Planetary orbits set to music (ok ok, plus Pluto's orbit)

    07/06/2015 12:05:56 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 4 replies
    Click here to play with the interactive animation. Use the slider to change the speed. Click on other icons to change the scale, bass, etc.
  • Apple Music has an iCloud problem (possible library corruption in certain circumstances)

    07/06/2015 6:57:44 AM PDT · by dayglored · 13 replies
    The Verge ^ | July 1, 2015 | Chris Welch
    I really like Apple Music. Everything from the setup process (I kept hitting "more artists" until I couldn't anymore) through the entire user interface left me impressed yesterday. Apple has managed to reinvent its Music app by stuffing a subscription music service inside it — without making it all hopelessly confusing... Still, there's one fundamental problem with Apple Music that's crippling its potential for me and keeping it from becoming my one and only music destination — exactly the thing Apple wants it to be. It's the way the service heavily leans on iCloud. Or more specifically, "iCloud Music Library."...
  • Chicago extends taxing power to online movies, music, more (only 9%)

    07/05/2015 5:02:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/02/15 | John Byrne and Amina Elahi
    Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over an additional 9 percent for the privilege, as will Chicago businesses that pay to use everything from real estate to court databases online, under a decision the city quietly made recently to expand its taxing power.. The added costs are the result of a ruling by the city Finance Department that extends the reach of ordinances governing two types of taxes — the city amusement tax and the city personal property lease transaction tax — to cover many products streamed...
  • SiriusXM settles lawsuit on royalties for songs made before ’72

    07/04/2015 6:25:17 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 63 replies
    New York Times via SF Gate ^ | Saturday, June 27, 2015 | no byline
    For the past two years, the music industry has been watching a series of lawsuits centered on an obscure aspect of copyright law: whether the performers on older recordings should get royalties when their songs are played on digital radio services. One of those lawsuits was settled Friday when SiriusXM, the satellite radio provider, announced it would pay $210 million to the major record companies over its broadcasting of songs made before 1972. ...two years ago members of the 1960s band the Turtles, whose hits included “Happy Together” sued Sirius in three federal courts, saying their songs before 1972 were...
  • Condoleezza Rice, Jenny Oaks Baker perform Amazing Grace to benefit Wounded Warriors

    07/04/2015 9:30:44 AM PDT · by WillyBA · 5 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/3/2015 | William
    Former U.S. secretary of state and accomplished pianist Condoleezza Rice teamed up with Grammy-nominated concert violinist Jenny Oaks Baker to perform a wonderful rendition of Amazing Grace. Proceeds from the download at iTunes go to the Wounded Warriors Project:
  • Lee Greenwood - God Bless the USA

    07/04/2015 10:00:03 AM PDT · by illiac · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/4/15 | Lee Greenwood
    Enjoy! Thanks for being MY country!!!
  • The Voice of Free America

    07/04/2015 7:19:48 AM PDT · by Fiji Hill
    Youtube ^ | October 11, 1951 | Jimmie Osborne
    THE VOICE OF FREE AMERICA Like the voice of free America, I am pleading now with you, Let’s all shout the word of freedom Throughout Europe and Asia, too. There is no place like our nation, It is led by God’s own hand. Let’s defeat the oppressor And bring peace to every land. Oh, the voice of free America It beams throughout the world, Tells the honest way of life To man and woman, boy and girl. Let’s thank God for all our freedoms. He’s been good to you and me. Let’s unite the willing nations And keep the whole...
  • A Video Featuring Snoop Dogg Has Caused Uproar Among a Religious Group in India

    07/03/2015 6:28:17 AM PDT · by odds · 4 replies
    TIME ^ | 5.008 AM ET | Time Staff
    Members of the Parsi Zoroastrian community in Calcutta have filed a petition in a local high court against the music video for the song “King” by Amitis featuring Snoop Dogg, calling it blasphemous and disrespectful toward their faith, the Times of India reports. Zoroastrianism is a millennia-old faith with roots in ancient Persia and a flourishing community in India; its scripture emphasizes the sanctity of nature and the duality of existence. Amitis is an Iranian-born singer who now lives in Atlanta; “King” appears to be her entrance into the realm of Western pop. Snoop Dogg is Snoop Dogg — in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 3 July 2015

    07/02/2015 5:58:12 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 72 replies
    July 2, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

    07/02/2015 7:09:22 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Jul 1 2015 | Reuters
    Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was in jail in Oregon on Tuesday on charges of rape and sexual assault, court officials said.
  • Yacht Rock

    06/28/2015 4:44:04 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 67 replies
    The term "Yacht Rock" did not exist during the time when Yacht Rock was at its peak (roughly 1976-1984). I believe the term came into common usage when, in the late 2000s, an obscure TV show of that same name celebrated that era in "mockumentary" fashion. Yet Yacht Rock is a perfect description of the smooth, polished pop songs that came out of recording studios during that era by artists like Christopher Cross, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Little River Band, and Boz Scaggs, just to name a few. When listening to this music, one can almost picture oneself plying the...
  • Chris Squire, bassist for "Yes," dead at 67

    06/28/2015 2:50:55 PM PDT · by LS · 104 replies
    Rolling Stone | 6/28/2015 | LS
    A rock icon, Chris Squire, bassist of "Yes," died at age 67 of leukemia, which was only recently diagnosed.
  • Yes Bassist Chris Squire Has Died - Following his battle with leukemia

    06/28/2015 11:22:49 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 69 replies
    Pitchfork ^ | June 28, 2015 at 11:41 a.m. EDT | Evan Minsker
    Chris Squire—the bassist, vocalist, and founding member of Yes—died last night following his battle with leukemia, according to a statement from the band. Since he started the group with Jon Anderson in 1968 until he was diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia in 2015, Squire was the only constant member of the group. He was 67. Squire grew up in central London, where, in 1964, he was suspended from school for having long hair. He played in a few bands in the 1960s, including the Selfs, the Syn, and Mabel Greer's Toyshop. It was through that last band that he met...
  • Grateful Dead goodbye starts with parking lot busts, serious stage jams

    06/28/2015 8:02:31 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 28 at 6:32 AM | Geoff Edgers
    The undercover cops didn’t help the vibe, most of all for Moondog. They wore jeans and t-shirts and carried backpacks that made them look almost like everybody else, except not really. They wouldn’t talk to me as they scooped up the spoils of the copyright shakedown – pins and t-shirts – and Moondog, growing uglier by the second as he stood helplessly next to his camper, cursed out the Dead, mocked Bobby and Phil Lesh, then pledged to return next time with bags of heroin decorated with Jerry’s face. Ouch... Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart won’t...
  • CNN Films presents: Glen Campbell - I'll Be Me documentary [tonight 9PM)

    06/28/2015 5:43:55 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 15 replies
    cnn ^ | 6-28-15 | cnn
    A beautiful, funny, inspiring film about music superstar Glen Campbell's struggle with Alzheimer's disease before and throughout his sold-out "Goodbye Tour."
  • Smells like middle-aged spirit - boom in big outdoor music festivals may not be sustainable

    06/27/2015 10:12:20 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 38 replies
    The Economist ^ | Jun 27th 2015 | no byline - The live music industry
    TO JUDGE by the crowds making their way to Glastonbury Festival on June 24th, it is a good time to be in the music industry. This week nearly 200,000 revellers set up camp across several fields in Somerset, where the festival has been held nearly every year since it first started as a small, hippyish event in 1970. Now hundreds of live bands and DJs will perform on 90 stages over five days. Each punter pays Ł225 ($353) for the experience, which, thanks to the damp British weather, tends to be a muddy one. Glastonbury is perhaps the most striking...
  • FReeper Canteen - Favorite Summer Songs - 26 June 2015

    06/25/2015 5:58:12 PM PDT · by Publius · 316 replies
    Our Troops Rock! | 25 June 2015 | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Favorite Summer Songs ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The Jamies: “Summertime, Summertime” ”Summertime” from Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess” Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Are the good times really over for good

    06/25/2015 1:02:03 PM PDT · by eastforker · 25 replies
    youtube ^ | long ago | hankwilliams jr
    Yeah, it is Hank, says it well.
  • Donald Trump Launches Twitter Attack on 'Total Hypocrite' Neil Young

    06/24/2015 8:54:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 6/24 | Colin Campbell and Hunter Walker
    Presidential candidate, real estate mogul, and reality television personality Donald Trump is taking his beef with Neil Young to the next level. SNIP On Wednesday, Trump fired off a number of tweets criticizing Young for being a "total hypocrite." He claimed Young attempted to do a business deal with him and even recently invited him to a concert. Trump included a photo of Young in his office and partial images of documents as proof of his claim the singer recently asked him for money for "an audio deal:" Trump added that he didn't even think Young's music was one of...
  • James Horner, Film Composer for 'Titanic' and 'Braveheart,' Dies in Plane Crash

    06/23/2015 6:01:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 22, 2015 | Mike Barnes
    The two-time Oscar winner, 61, worked on three James Cameron films, two 'Star Trek' movies and classics like 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Field of Dreams' and 'Apollo 13.' James Horner, the consummate film composer known for his heart-tugging scores for Field of Dreams, Braveheart and Titanic, for which he won two Academy Awards, died Monday in a plane crash near Santa Barbara. He was 61. His death was confirmed by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner's film music page as his assistant.
  • Taylor Swift boycotts Apple over tech giant's new streaming service decision not to pay artists

    06/21/2015 11:11:24 AM PDT · by dennisw · 102 replies
    dailymail. ^ | 21 June 2015 | By Afp
    The superstar said Sunday that she will not allow her album '1989' on Apple's new streaming service She explained on Tumblr that this was because the tech giant will not pay for songs streamed during free trial period These are the echoed sentiments of every artist, writer and producer in my social circles who are afraid to speak up publicly because we admire and respect Apple so much.' Swift's '1989' was by far the top-selling US album last year and remains high on charts - insisted that she was speaking for all artists and not just herself. Swift found the...
  • Many Indie Labels May Refuse to Sign Apple Music Contract

    06/20/2015 10:34:32 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 8 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | June 16, 2015 | By Steve Knopper
    "There definitely seems to be a coalescing of opinions to opt out," one indie label executive tells Rolling Stone Days after Apple executives announced their splashy new music-streaming service last week before a roaring crowd of developers in San Francisco, they presented 250-page licensing contracts to skeptical independent record labels. Indie sources say the tech giant does not intend to pay them royalties for Apple Music's free, heavily marketed, three-month trial period — and many are refusing to sign. "I hesitate to say 'everyone,' but a lot of independent labels are of the same mind — that it's kind of...
  • The Blasphemy Awards for Music (for June 2015)

    06/20/2015 12:43:53 PM PDT · by Moseley · 27 replies
    BARBWIRE.com ^ | June 20, 2015 | Jonathon Moseley
    The greatest force now unfolding on planet Earth – driving all the events of history – is the Church abandoning Christ. With a few important exceptions, the Christian Church has stopped being Christian. The Ex-Church doesn’t really believe in an actual God at all anymore. In modern America, the majority of Christians now reject the actual gospel of Jesus Christ. Sin doesn’t matter anymore. You don’t need to repent these days. Just like the joke about how to get rich in your sleep without even trying, now we can be forgiven without ever feeling regret, without changing our behavior, and...
  • Favorite Female vocalists ?

    06/19/2015 5:55:09 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 433 replies
    today | Me
    While I have a handful or more favorites, I am curious who my fellow freepers elevate to the top of their list? My list starts with; Annie Lennox Kate Bush Tracey Thorn (Everything but the Girl) And oddly enough Cindi Lauper There's soo many more. Dolly Parton is right up there.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 20 June 2015

    06/19/2015 6:20:38 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 279 replies
    Our Troops Rock !!!!!!!! | The Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • Top Rankings of Ska

    06/18/2015 4:15:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    IN 1964, at the height of the ska craze, Edward Seaga, Jamaica's minister of social welfare and economic development, invited Byron Lee and the Dragonaires (BL&D) to his West Kingston constituency to revel in a sound that was rocking Kingston's clubs. "Byron, myself and Ken Lazarus went down there and he (Seaga) said 'listen to this'. We heard these guys making amazing music," recalled BL&D lead singer Keith Lyn. That "amazing music" was ska. The West Kingston trip inspired Lazarus and Lyn to write Jamaican Ska, which remains one of the band's biggest hits. It is one of 20 songs...
  • Iron Maiden Announce New Album ‘The Book of Souls’

    06/18/2015 4:45:36 PM PDT · by wastedyears · 27 replies
    Loudwire.com ^ | 6/18/2015 | Chad Childers
    It’s on! Iron Maiden revealed earlier this year that they were holding off on releasing a new album while Bruce Dickinson dealt with a cancerous tumor. But Dickinson has received treatment and got the “all clear” from doctors, and now fans can get ready for Maiden’s new album, The Book of Souls, coming on Sept. 4.
  • Neil Young: Donald Trump 'not authorized' to rock in the free world

    06/16/2015 4:08:26 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 108 replies
    LA Times ^ | 06/16/2015 | Randy Lewis
    Billionaire Donald Trump, a Republican, announced his bid for the presidency with Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” blasting in the background, and once again a political candidate has associated himself with a rock star without the endorsement of said star. “Donald Trump was not authorized to use ‘Rockin' in the Free World’ in his presidential candidacy announcement,” Young, 69, told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday through his longtime manager, Elliot Roberts. “Neil Young, a Canadian citizen, is a supporter of Bernie Sanders for president of the United States of America,” referring to the U.S. senator from Vermont...
  • How Popular Music’s Lyrics Perpetuate American Idiocy

    06/15/2015 7:35:27 AM PDT · by don-o · 87 replies
    Anti Media ^ | May 20, 2015 | Claire Bernish
    (ANTIMEDIA) A recent study served to confirm the patently obvious: song lyrics for the most popular genres of music are ridiculously obtuse — and getting worse over time. Though this might not be a revelation, the figures are distressing indicators of both an intellectually vapid societal and cultural future as well as its apparent inevitability. If you’ve already moved away from Billboard music, congratulations, you refuse to be insulted. But if you haven’t, or if you’re concerned about pop culture trends acting as portents of systemic dysfunction, you should probably pay attention. Andrew Powell-Morse of SeatSmart studied the “Lyric Intelligence”...