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Thu May 3, 2012
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Dudes Act Like A Lady: 'Call Me Maybe' Takes Over YouTube

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:51 pm

Released in December, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" has been rising on the charts — it reaches no. 5 this week — and winning the hearts of fans on YouTube.
Vanessa Heins Courtesy of the artist


Tue May 1, 2012
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Philip Glass, 'Icon' Of The Avant-Garde

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 1:37 pm

Images of composer Philip Glass from the cover of the Icon issue of The Fader.
Courtesy of The Fader

As a general rule, if it's in The Fader, it's new. There's a good chance that you've never heard of many of the musicians who fill the magazine, which is based in New York and flaunts that city's bustling diversity and also its celebration of the cutting edge. But part of that celebration, every year, is the magazine's Icon issue, which takes a step back from the relentless forward motion to anoint an influential, already-celebrated figure.

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Mon April 30, 2012
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The Music And Meaning Of 'Paris Is Burning'

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:52 pm


Tue April 24, 2012
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Marooned In L.A. For A Week, Coachella Bands Make Do

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:51 am

Ian St. Pe of the band Black Lips performs at this year's Coachella festival in Indio, Calif. Like many of the artists on the bill, the band agreed not to book other shows in Southern California within months of the event.
Michael Buckner Getty Images

The massive Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival came to a close in California on Sunday after two weekends worth of sold-out shows by over 150 artists.

One of those acts was the Austin, Texas, band Explosions in the Sky, which first played Coachella back in 2007 and has seen its profile grow since then.

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Mon April 23, 2012
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Remembering Bert Weedon, Guitar Teacher To Rock Stars (And Many More)

Originally published on Mon April 23, 2012 5:39 pm

British guitarist Bert Weedon died Friday at age 91.
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