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  • Man in Custody After Shooting Threat at "Los Angeles Times" Building

    Man in Custody After Shooting Threat at "Los Angeles Times" Building

    (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles police say they have a man in custody after reports of a shooting threat at the downtown Los Angeles Times building Friday night. A man who worked for a business which rents space in the building reportedly threatened another worker. Lonnie Benson with the Los Angeles Police said, “We did find the– the employee, who allegedly threatened another employee, and we took him into custody without incident. He did not have a gun on him.” Police say the man they took into custody is in his 20′s. Police inside kept sweeping but found no threat…. Read more

  • John Oates, The Zombies, Paul Rodgers Among Musicians Taking Part in Record Store Day Events

    John Oates, The Zombies, Paul Rodgers Among Musicians Taking Part in Record Store Day Events

    The seventh annual edition of Record Store Day is taking place Saturday and, in addition to the many cool limited-edition vinyl releases that will be available at independent music retailers, a bevy of artists will help celebrate the unofficial holiday by visiting select stores across North America. Among the well-known musicians set to make special appearances are Hall & Oates singer John Oates, The Zombies, Paul Rodgers and R.E.M.‘s Mike Mills. Oates, a newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, will be at Grimey’s New and Pre-Loved Music store in Nashville, where he’ll be among of bevy of artists… Read more

  • 2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Cool Exclusive Vinyl Releases

    2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Cool Exclusive Vinyl Releases

    Spring is in the air, but if you breathe deeply enough you may also pick up the scent of fresh vinyl.  This Saturday, April 19, marks the seventh annual installment of Record Store Day, which is celebrated at select music retailers throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and several other countries.  In conjunction with the unofficial holiday, a vast number of artists are issuing limited-edition vinyl singles, EPs and LPs that are sold exclusively at participating independent record shops. This year’s Record Store Day is proving to be one of the most expansive yet, with more than 400 special releases… Read more

  • 2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Exclusive Vinyl Releases

    2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Exclusive Vinyl Releases

    Spring is in the air, but if you breathe deeply enough you may also pick up the scent of fresh vinyl. This Saturday, April 19, marks the seventh annual installment of Record Store Day, which is celebrated at select music retailers throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and several other countries.  In conjunction with the unofficial holiday, a vast number of artists are issuing limited-edition vinyl singles, EPs and LPs that are sold exclusively at participating independent record shops. This year’s Record Store Day is proving to be one of the most expansive yet, with more than 400 special releases… Read more

  • Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

    Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

    (WASHINGTON) — Looking for something fun to do outdoors this holiday weekend? Head to a national park — for free! The president has once again deemed all national parks free and open to the public this weekend in honor of National Parks Week. In addition to free entrance, during National Parks week from April 19-27, visitors can partake in special events and programs, as well as National Junior Ranger Day on April 26. According to National Park Services, 133 of the nation’s 401 national parks usually charge an entrance fee, including Grand Canyon, Denali, Yellowstone, Shenandoah and the Statue of… Read more

  • Prince Re-Signs with Warner Bros; Readies 30th Anniversary Edition of "Purple Rain" & New Album

    Prince Re-Signs with Warner Bros; Readies 30th Anniversary Edition of "Purple Rain" & New Album

    Prince will now have full ownership and control over his master recordings after signing a new contract with his former label Warner Bros. Records. The legendary singer has announced that fans will soon hear previously unreleased music as well as a digitally remastered, deluxe 30th anniversary edition of his 1984 soundtrack to Purple Rain. “A brand-new studio album is on the way and both Warner Bros. Records and Eye are quite pleased with the results of the negotiations and look forward to a fruitful working relationship,” says Prince in a statement. “Everyone at Warner Bros. Records is delighted to be working… Read more

  • Neil Young's New Album, "A Letter Home," Available Now Online

    Neil Young's New Album, "A Letter Home," Available Now Online

    Happy Record Store Day, Neil Young fans!  A day before the big audiophile promotion, and without any fanfare or official announcement, the folk-rock legend has made his new album, A Letter Home, available for purchase via the official online store of ex-White Stripe frontman Jack White‘s Third Man Records label.  A vinyl LP version of the record can be ordered for $20, not including shipping fees. A Letter Home was co-produced by Young and White, and features 10 cover tunes by various singer-songwriters who have inspired and influenced Neil.  Among the songs are Bob Dylan‘s “North Country Girl,” Bruce Springsteen‘s… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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