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Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Includes Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Bjork and More

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If you weren't able to get tickets to Coachella this year, maybe you'll consider heading east for a summer music festival. The Bonnaroo lineup was just announced and the headliners are pretty impressive. Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons and Bjork are among the biggest acts on the roster. The Tennessee event doesn't usually sell out as quickly as the California desert festival, but...

Brandon Flowers, Interpol, Pearl Jam: New Music Roundup

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Summer's just around the corner and there's a ton of new music coming our way to accompany those road trips. Brandon Flowers of The Killers has gone solo for now. Interpol has come back from their hiatus and even after some drama that shook them up, they're definitely back with a tour and some new tracks. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder has...

NPR Streaming The New Björk Box Set

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Icelandic songstress Björk is releasing a new box set tomorrow - Voltaic. While you countdown the hours until it hits stores definitely check out the music online via the kind folks at NPR and their Exclusive First Listen series. Voltaic includes tracks from 2007's Volta, as well as re-recorded tracks from Medulla,...

News Roundup: Bjork, Flaming Lips, 30 Seconds To Mars

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Happy Monday, BeatCravers. Hope you had a relaxing weekend. Here are some stories you may have missed: Bjork announced plans to release a double CD/DVD/Vinyl compilation of live recordings and remixes on June 23rd. Originally announced back in February, the package will be titled Voltaic, it will include highlights from the Volta tour, all of the Volta music videos, a...

More Artists Make April Fools' Day Jokes

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We already reported on Trent Reznor's joke for April Fools' Day, but other artists have gotten into the act, as well. Most prominent among them is Coldplay, who posted on their site that they would record their next album in zero gravity aboard a Boeing 727. Brian Eno would help them to record the album on a 1969 analog cassette player, while the band would wear cosmonaut suits. Chris Martin...

The 10 Best Oscar-Nominated Songs

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The gay superbowl (aka the Oscars) is hitting television sets everywhere this Sunday. In honor of such a time-honored Hollywood glamour fest, BeatCrave is bringing you our top ten favorite Oscar nominated songs that are worthy of your playlist long after the Oscars have passed. Most of our picks were not winners (in fact, only two of the ten walked away with little golden men) but all of them...

Björk Invests in Greener Iceland

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Björk has partnered with a Reykjavik-based venture capital firm to set up a fund that will invest in socially and environmentally responsible companies that will help repair Iceland's beat-up economy. The Icelandic singer launched the venture fund with Audur Capital, which has put down the initial investment of 100 million Iceland kronur ($826,000) and is seeking investors...

INTERVIEW: Stacy* Clark is all about Apples & Oranges

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I caught Stacy* Clark’s set at The Knitting Factory last week and was so blown away by her performance that I demanded an interview. Clark, a guitar playing singer songwriter, and her band performed a powerful set of guitar-heavy songs and heartfelt melodies from her album, Apples & Oranges. Clark is the Winner of the 2007 Orange County Music Awards for ‘Best Female...