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Daily Archives: November 20, 2007

A good album is more than a collection of singles.

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Some people find it hard to understand my man Jay-Z’s decision not to let iTunes break up his American Gangster album and sell it as single tracks. They say he’s fighting the future and losing out on sales from fans … Continue reading

Early Soundscan Forecast

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Now we all know by now how much I love Wednesdays, so usually I avoid reading all the official and unoffical soundscan forecasts that start circulating Monday of every week. However this week, being one of the most crucial in … Continue reading

Billboard and AEG Live to collaborate on new music awards show in 08

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Billboard will unveil a new music awards show in 2008, produced in collaboration with AEG Live, the live entertainment division of Los Angeles-based promotion giant AEG. The partnership is a result of the recently formed exclusive strategic alliance between Billboard … Continue reading

Showtime Rips off Chilli Peppers

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It was only a matter of time… Honestly, I’ve been waiting for this one since the show was just a trailer.  The Red Hot Chilli Peppers have sued Showtime Networks over the title of their new hit show “Californiacation”. The … Continue reading

Zeppelin reunion tour-it’s ON!

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Jimmy Page, who has been mending a broken finger that postponed their November reunion show, has announced that the show will go on as (re)scheduled December 10th. The finger’s better and he has full confiedence that he will now be … Continue reading

Velvet Revolver Cancel Japanese Tour

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and not because they can’t get along.  Nope, this time it’s their pasts coming back to haunt them.  The band scheduled a tour of Japan 11/26-30 in hopes to reconnect with their Japanese fan base, however the Japanses department of … Continue reading

Price is right…$7.99

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In my personal opinion, $7.99 is the right price for a full album release.  It’s good to see that some labels/artists are starting to embrace this price. Freeway (Roc-A-Fella) released “Free at Last” today and it’s listed for $7.99

Lupe!

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Lupe Fiasco will be releasing The Cool on December 18th. Track Listing 01. Iesha Poem 02. Free Chilly 03. Go Go Gadget Flow 04. The Coolest 05. Superstar [ft. Mathew Santos] 06. Paris Tokyo 07. High Definition [ft. Snoop Dogg … Continue reading