May 31, 2011 Universal Records
Scotty wins ‘AI’ title over Lauren: How they fared
Early favorite Scotty McCreery, the 17-year-old country crooner from Garner, North Carolina, was crowned this year’s “American Idol.” Scotty got more votes than the 16-year-old “Southern Belle” Lauren Alaina, from Rossville, Georgia.
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May 31, 2011 Record Label
Burial – U Hurt Me Taken from the album, Burial (Hyperdub 2006) | BLISS | William Bevan (Burial)… Burial is an English Dubstep producer. His eponymous debut album was released in 2006 to critical acclaim. The Wire magazine named it their album of the year, along with achieving fifth place in the Mixmag 2006 Album of the Year list, and eighteenth in the best of the year list of The Observer music monthly supplement. Burial’s second album, Untrue, was also released to critical acclaim and was the second-highest rated album of 2007, according to the review-collating website, Metacritic. Although both albums have been met with much widespread acclaim, Burial remained anonymous until August 2008, and said in an early interview that “only five people know I make tunes”. In February 2008, The Independent reported that Burial was an alumnus of south London’s Elliott School named William Bevan (another alumnus, Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard, said in 2006 that Burial was in the year above him). The school’s alumni also include Kieran Hebden (AKA Four Tet), with whom Bevan has collaborated. -Wikipedia. Burial MySpace: www.myspace.com The Label, Hyperdub… Hyperdub is a London based record label, founded and run by Steve Goodman, which so far has specialised in releasing Dubstep and variants of the genre. Artists who have released on Hyperdub include label owner Kode9 (who frequently collaborates with MC The Spaceape), Pressure, and Burial, whose debut album was named album of the year …
May 31, 2011 Columbia Records
Virginia selected as top seed in baseball tourney
Virginia was selected Monday as the top seed for the 64-team NCAA Division I college baseball tournament.
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May 31, 2011 Atlantic Records
Muscle Shoals – The legendary studio where soul was born
Soul singer Wilson Pickett was at the height of his fame in the mid-1960s when Jerry Wexler, a partner of the New York-based Atlantic Records, sent him to record at a studio he’d recently discovered. The studio wasn’t in New York or Chicago or Philadelphia, or indeed in any major conurbation. It was 780 miles away in the middle of nowhere in Alabama, a state where, up to 1955, black people …
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May 29, 2011 Universal Records
ROLL CALL: Kim Kardashian’s Engagement Ring Reportedly Worth $2 Million
Plus, are Bradley Cooper and Olivia Wilde an item? Former 98 Degrees singer Jeff Timmons extends his run as a stripper in Las Vegas! And, former “Jerry Maguire” star Jonathan Lipnicki gets a restraining order against his ex! Your Daily Dispatch of Celebrity Shenanigans!
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May 29, 2011 Record Label
Universal Music partners with Tommy Hilfiger
The record label of Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and the Black Eyed Peas strikes a deal with the fashion designer to create rock-’n'-roll-inspired clothing for high-end boutiques and department stores. As CD sales have declined, bands have turned to something that was once relegated to the back of the auditorium next to the beer and hot dogs: merchandise.
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May 29, 2011 Columbia Records
Remastered from the Quad LP. the quadraphonic mix has a 15 second longer fade at the end. I used four different performance clips to create the video. I hope you enjoy it!
May 29, 2011 Atlantic Records
Gwyneth Paltrow’s music deal with Atlantic Records crumbles
New York, May 24 : ‘Country Strong’ singer Gwyneth Paltrow’’s talks for a deal of recording a country album with Atlantas have fallen apart.
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May 27, 2011 Record Label
Finnish record label petition to block Pirate Bay
Finnish record labels said Thursday they filed a petition in court to block access to The Pirate Bay, a popular Swedish website that provides access to copyrighted music, movies, and other material.
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