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Paul McCartney Piedmont Park Concert in Atlanta

Baby you can drive my car, but not to Piedmont Park. Sir Paul McCartney is performing in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park today, as part of the its 20th anniversary. This will be McCartney’s first outdoor concert in over 40 years, and […]

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Legendary Guitarist Les Paul Passes Away at 94

Even if you’ve never heard his music, you’ve likely heard music performed on guitars that carry musician Les Paul’s name. The legendary musician created the electric guitar known as the “Les Paul.” The Gibson Les Paul guitar and the the […]

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Popsofa Entertainment Lounge – Tues May 13, 2008

Here’s a rundown of entertainment tidbits for Tues May 13, 2008. Remy Ma faces eight years in jail for shooting a former associate last year. The quarrel was over $3,000 that went missing from her purse. She had initially faced […]

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REM Open Sources Their Music Video Footage

Skimming through my feed reader, I see that I missed something important: R.E.M. have gone a step further than Radiohead’s approach to their In Rainbows album, which was released online on a pay-as-you-like basis. Instead, R.E.M. have open-sourced the music […]

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Amy Winehouse Succeeds at the Grammy Awards

Amy Winehouse, who performed live via satellite at the ultra-boring Grammy Awards on Sunday, and who took home awards for five of the six nominations she’d received, is getting clean. And incarcerated hubby Blake Fielder-Civil might be getting worried that […]

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Free Full-Length Music Albums on Last.fm?

Richard Jones of Last.fm is reporting that, as of yesterday, you can listen to full-length tracks and entire albums for free on the Last.fm website. Wow. Does this spell the end of profit for musicians? No. Artists and labels will […]

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PopSofa Entertainment Lounge – Fri Jan 18, 2008

Here’s a roundup of this week’s celebrity madness. The B-52’s Funplex, releasing March 25th, is their first in sixteen years. Here’s hoping that the songs – which all band members participated in writing – are as fun as anything they’ve […]

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Avril Lavigne vs. The Rubinoos vs. The Rolling Stones vs. The Ramones

About face: Songwriters Tony Dunbar and James Gangwer of the Rubinoos are now saying Avril Lavigne’s song “Girlfriend” is not a ripoff of their 1979 song “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend.”  I wonder how much they got paid to say […]

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EMI Could Cut 2,000 Jobs in Recorded Music Division

EMI, the British company that the Sex Pistols sang about in the late 1970s, and who were the home to the Beatles, is planning to cut as much as 2,000 jobs in their recorded music division. They’re claiming reasons such […]

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Is Pandora Back For International Listeners?

Pandora is amongst one of the best music recommendation websites available, but for some reason no one courted them with enough money to cover the new Internet Radio royalty fees. So they had to say goodbye to non-U.S. listeners last […]

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