News Roundup: New Mumford And Sons Music Video, Kanye West To Perform At...

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  Mumford & Sons have released a new music video for their most recent single off Babel. The video is more like a parody of the band itself, and features four notable actors famous for making audiences laugh. See it below. Also, Kanye West will be joining Lady Gaga as one of the performers at the upcoming MTV VMAs. More details on that below. And we also have news...

News Roundup: Nine Inch Nails Reveal David Lynch-Directed Video, MGMT...

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Nine Inch Nails finally unveiled the music video for "Come Back Haunted," which was directed by none other than David Lynch. It's a creepy, eerie thing, of course. (See it below.) Also, MGMT announced this week that they'll be releasing their followup to 2010's Congratulations in September. We have other details on that and more below.

News Roundup: Kanye West Confuses The Internet With Cryptic Tweet, Gaslamp...

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One of two historical things will happen on June 18th. Either Kim Kardashian will explode and have her baby once and for all, or Kanye West will release his followup to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The rapper dropped a huge hint on Twitter, and we have more details on that below. Also, the awesome Gaslamp Killer has completely reworked...

Thom Yorke Releases New Radiohead And Atoms For Peace Material

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Thom Yorke is on the cover of next month's issue of Dazed & Confused, and to launch it he created an exclusive mix that includes, listen to this, unreleased Radiohead and Atoms For Peace material. Yorke went into the studio with Nigel Godrich and came out with 25 minutes of golden mixes.

News Roundup: Metallica Leaves Warner Brothers, Radiohead Fans Team Up To...

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Radiohead fans are awesome (I know because I'm one of them). Anyway, some fans gathered to create a video of the band's New York concert, which took place a few years ago (maybe you remember). You can see the full concert below. Also, Metallica cut ties with Warner Brothers and announced their own new record label. And, Forbes named Dr. Dre the top earning musician of the year. All that and...

VOTD: Crowd/Theory Covers Adele's 'Someone Like You'

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Adele's "Someone Like You" has enjoyed much success, from being on Top Charts around the world to the critical praise. But when Adele sat down to write this song, she probably didn't have 'Grammy' on her mind – she was writing from her broken heart. Naturally, "Someone Like You" has become a popular cover song for other famous singers like Katy...

Thanksgiving Special: Top 5 Music Stories To Be Thankful For In 2011

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It’s that time again, gang—Thanksgiving weekend is upon us.  With the beginning of the holiday season comes a time to begin making a list of the things we are all thankful for, and we here at Beatcrave have  made our own special list.  A catalogue of the five musical moments that pleased us the most in 2012, our list contains such news items as a major pop band’s hiatus (thank God it...

Monster Mash Halloween Playlist: Listen To 10 Different Renditions

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Monster Mash Halloween Playlist: Listen To 10 Different Renditions
Halloween is just around the corner! If you haven't made plans  yet, that's all right. One thing we know you'll all be doing is jamming out to the classic "Monster Mash" song. The novelty song now played everywhere during the ghoulish season was originally performed by Bobby "Borris" Pickett. Released just in time for Halloween in 1962, the song shot up to #1 on the Billboard...

Tiger Army at The Grove Tickets Giveaway!!!

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Tiger Army will be playing for two nights this Halloween, and we have 10 tickets to give away! The band will perform from their album II: Power of Moonlite from beginning to end. This will be the first time that Tiger Army has played a Halloween show so you're not going to want to miss it. We're giving away 5 tickets for the first night (October 30th)...

John Lennon Greatest Hits and Double Fantasy Box Set Giveaway

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Update: The winners have been announced. Go and see if you've won!! This week many of us will celebrate the birth of the late John Lennon. Lennon was one of the greatest musicians to ever live and we've come up with a special way of saying Happy Birthday. We're giving away five prize packs that include Lennon's music. We have his Greatest Hits and...

Super Mario Bros Turn 25 Today: Listen To 10 Different Renditions Of The...

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Super Mario Brothers Turns 25 Today: Listen To 10 Different Renditions Of The Theme Song
Happy Birthday to the Super Mario Brothers! Our favorite Italian plumbers, Mario and Luigi, turn 25 today as an entity and it doesn't look like they'll ever stop saving the Princess Peach or go stop going on adventures with Yoshi and Toadstool.  The Super Mario Brothers started out as a sequel to the original 1983 game, Mario Bros., but it went on to be so much more. Kids have...

Ellen DeGeneres Starts Record Label, Signs First Artist

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Ellen DeGeneres is just about our favorite person on television. With her many jokes and entertaining dancing numbers, DeGeneres gets away with anything and everything. Which brings me to my next order of business, the newest member of the American Idol judging panel is starting a record label (gasp). It turns out, she's pretty legit in the music industry (so shame on you for questioning her...