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New Green Day Album Artwork Released

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August 24, 2012
Green Day - Kill the DJ - album artwork

The new single “Oh Love” from Green Day’s upcoming new release Kill the DJ has been out a few weeks now. It’s  an excellent song will some nice guitar work. The title track “Kill the DJ” as heard on Sirius XM Radio’s BBC Radio 1 channel online, will be available soon. The title is meant to be...
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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) Launches ‘Laurie Berkner’s Every Day Birthday Party’

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August 6, 2012
Laurie Berkner - Sirius XM Radio - Kid's Place Live

By Demian Russian Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) today announced the launch of Laurie Berkner’s Every Day Birthday Party on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 78). Every month, a handful of lucky preschoolers will get to celebrate their birthday with a salutation from Laurie Berkner and enjoy Ms. Berkner’s music...
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Americana: A Review

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July 25, 2012
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana

Some of the songs on Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s new album Americana have been done so many times as the folk songs that they are. This being said, this has got to be heard to be believed. This is by far one of the most intriguing reworking of old folk songs gone garage band...
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Kenny Chesney — ‘Welcome to the Fishbowl’: A Review

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July 16, 2012
Kenny Chesney - Welcome to the Fishbowl

The song ”Like a Rock Star”, a duet with Tim McGraw off of Kenny Chesney’s newest release Welcome to the Fishbowl, stands out as an instant big hit. The title track paints the picture of how you can be shown in a bad way quickly in the modern world. Fortunately, there is much more variety on here...
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Saint Etienne – ‘Words and Music’ (Deluxe Edition): A Review

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June 18, 2012
Saint Etienne

By Kenneth E. Oquist It has been seven years since Saint Etienne’s last release. ‘Words and Music’ is absolutely without a doubt worth the wait. If Sarah Cracknell and the guys have slipped by you, this is a fine time to get acquainted. I first heard Sarah solo on her ‘Lipslide’ release. As good...
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Cannes 2012: The Films We Can’t Wait To See

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June 12, 2012
Cannes Film Festival 2012

By Austen Brooks This year’s festival wrapped up on May 27. Here are a few entries to look for in the coming months. AMOUR (Love): Winner of the coveted Palme d’Or, Michael Hanake’s drama about an elderly couple whose love is tested has gotten buzz for its impeccable direction and soulful performances. Look for...
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A Triple Crown Could Happen — ‘I’ll Have Another’ Could Do Just That

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May 30, 2012
I'll Have Another - Belmont Stakes - Triple Crown

By Kenneth E. Oquist There is a lot at stake at The Belmont Stakes this year. If you don’t pay attention, you are missing out on some action. After seeing ‘I’ll Have Another’ win by a nose at The Preakness, this last second win is a very compelling few minutes of edge of your...
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HBO’s Girls: 24 Is the New 13

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May 18, 2012
Girls - HBO

By Austen Brooks Let’s talk about sex: in five episodes, we’ve seen three of our four Girls in the act and one get close. Writer/director/star Lena Dunham’s scenes are the most explicit, to the point of discomfort; but then again, so is the rest of the show. Is it Dunham’s goal to suggest that...
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21 Jump Street: Not New, But Very Fresh

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May 17, 2012
21 Jump Street (2012) - movie - review

By Austen Brooks Nothing about 21 Jump Street is new: it’s a gross-out buddy comedy based on a television series about two cops who go undercover at a high school where they get the chance to relive and redeem their teens. But, somehow, 21 is fresh – probably because it knows exactly what it is...
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‘Dan Dunn’s Happy Hour’ Launches on Sirius XM Radio

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May 17, 2012
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Dan Dunn - Dan Dunn's Happy Hour

Dan Dunn’s Happy Hour, a weekly, call-in show dedicated to the art and entertainment of mixology, launches on Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) on it’s SiriusXM Stars Too satellite radio channel (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 104) on Thursday, May 17th, 2012, at 7:00 pm ET. The one-hour interview show will air live from...
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Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts: A Review

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May 16, 2012
Norah Jones - Little Broken Hearts

By Kenneth E. Oquist The title track “Little Broken Hearts” off of Norah Jones’ new release features a shimmering guitar effect. It’s kind of slow, but this does not hurt it, and you just notice it. “Happy Pills” is the single and a good choice, featuring a pop guitar sound. “Out on the Road”...
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The Kentucky Derby Shocker

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May 13, 2012
The Kentucky Derby Shocker

By Kenneth E Oquist The media can be cumbersome, on a good day. This story cannot be overlooked. A body of a man was found dead on Sunday, May 6th, following this year’s Kentucky Derby race, in the stables of Churchill Downs. The details may come out over time, but even the most desensitized...
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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) Planning Pandora-Like Service

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May 4, 2012
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI)

By Amy Gilroy Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) is planning a personalized version of its satellite radio service to compete with the likes of Pandora (NYSE:P). Sirius XM CEO Mel Karmazin said Tuesday, “Late this year, we plan to debut a SiriusXM version of personalized music online, allowing subscribers to tailor their favorite SiriusXM music...
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