Glen Campbell: Musicians React to Country Legend’s Death
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Glen Campbell’s impact on musicians from all genres was evident in the remembrances and outpourings of grief following the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s death Tuesday at 81. The “Wichita Lineman” singer had been in the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease in Nashville. A representative for Campbell’s This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Glen Campbell: Musicians React to Country Legend’s...

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10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: August 2017
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Guitar heroes, astute songwriters and bluegrass experimentalists all appear on this month’s list. The sideman for John Prine ventures out on his own; an observant nomad mines her travel experiences in her songs; and a one-time headbanger turns his attention to string instruments. Here are the 10 new country and Americana artists you need to hear right...

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Daily Glixel: ‘The Sims’ Comes to ‘Skyrim,’ ‘Lawbreakers’ Launches, ‘Darkest Dungeon’ on iOS
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Welcome to Daily Glixel, a roundup of the day’s other news stories. Today’s highlights include two examples of gamer ingenuity. I love stories like these. The gaming community can be a wonderfully creative place, whether it’s uncovering long-hidden development secrets, creating clever mods, or defeating Dark Souls bosses with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Daily Glixel: ‘The Sims’ Comes to ‘Skyrim,’ ‘Lawbreakers’ Launches, ‘Darkest Dungeon’ on...

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Spike Lee Announces Rally For Colin Kaepernick at NFL Headquarters
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Director Spike Lee announced Tuesday he will host a rally supporting unsigned quarterback Colin Kaepernick at the National Football League’s New York headquarters on August 23rd.  Lee tweeted about the event with the slogan “united we stand” superimposed over the image of Kaepernick famously kneeling in protest during the National Anthem. In the past, Lee – who is an avid sports fan – expressed public support for the quarterback’s “stance on the injustices in the U.S.A.”  Since...

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It’s Official, America’s Favorite Ice Cream Is…
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Halo Top is now the best selling pint of ice cream in America. The supposedly healthier, less caloric brand beat out reigning companies like Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen Dazs for the title of distinguished dairy. It’s a real freezer aisle success story. The Los Angeles–based company began in 2012, offering a healthier alternative to everyone’s favorite frozen food with an entire pint that promised only 240-360 calories. Since then they have continued to grow in popularity: 2016 saw more...

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Zen Studios Announces Three Classic Movie Themed Pinball Tables For ‘Pinball FX3’
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The Universal Classics Pinball Collection is coming to the upcoming Pinball FX3, featuring three new tables inspired by Jaws, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and the Back To The Future trilogy, pinball company Zen Studios announced today. Pinball FX3 is an upcoming Pinball simulator coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. It’s currently expected to be released sometime this year. Each of the new tables will also be available as in-app purchases for mobile plaforms, Zen said. Each of the...

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Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Singer Who Fused Country and Pop, Dead at 81
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Glen Campbell, the indelible voice behind 21 Top 40 hits including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” died Tuesday. He was 81. A rep for Universal Music Group, Campbell’s record label, confirmed the singer’s death to Rolling Stone. During a career that spanned six decades, Campbell sold over 45 million records. In 1968, one of his biggest years, he outsold the Beatles. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of...

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Diplo: Rihanna Once Compared My Music to a ‘Reggae Song In an Airport’
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Both Diplo and Rihanna have collaborated with artists across the board, but the prolific music makers have yet to work with each other. In a new interview with GQ Style, Diplo reveals that the absence of a Diplo-produced Rihanna track has not been for lack of trying – on his part. “I just want her on a Major Lazer song,” he told the publication, adding, “She’s like the one artist we can’t ever get.” The music producer, who has worked...

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Flashback: Bobbie Gentry Records ‘Fancy,’ Future Reba McEntire Classic
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In Hamlet, William Shakespeare’s 17th century drama about the tragic Prince of Demark, Polonius utters the memorable line, “To thine own self be true.” Four hundred year later, those words continue to resonate, thanks in part to Reba McEntire, who sings them in one of her most popular hits of all time, “Fancy.” The dark but ultimately triumphant tale of “Fancy” was first committed to tape on this day, August 8th, in 1969, when its songwriter Bobbie Gentry, entered the...

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Sinead O’Connor ‘Safe’ After Alluding to Suicide in Video
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Sinead O’Connor is reportedly safe and not suicidal according to a note posted on her behalf to her Facebook page. The note was posted after the singer prompted concern with a video shared August 3rd, in which she discussed her ongoing battle with mental illness. “Hi everybody, I am posting at Sinead’s request, to let everyone who loves her know she is safe, and she is not suicidal,” read the new anonymous post, shared Monday night. “She is surrounded by...

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‘Destiny 2’: A Brief Glimpse at Upcoming Multiplayer Classes
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Ahead of its September 6th release date, developer Bungie gave a brief look at some of the new multiplayer modes coming to Destiny 2. Check out the trailer above. Shown off in the trailer are some brief gameplay shots of the game’s new 4v4 modes as well as quick run downs of the types of characters will be be able to play as. Hunters, for example, are assault-based characters, able to charge into the battle for quick kills, Titans are...

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‘Overwatch’ Summer Update Now Live
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‘Overwatch’ Summer Update Now Live ‘Destiny 2’: A Brief Glimpse at Upcoming Multiplayer Classes Ubisoft Announces New Stockholm Studio Memory, Family, Death: A Chat With the Creator of ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ Protagonists Are The “Best And...

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‘Good Time’ Review: Robert Pattinson Delivers the Performance of His Career
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By now, Robert Pattinson shouldn’t have to prove he can act. Cosmopolis, The Rover, Maps to the Stars and The Lost City of Z – they all show that his brooding Twilight days have passed into teen-movie myth. But if doubters still need proof, check out the Pattinson tour de force in Good Time. The title makes the movie sound like a romp. Instead, it’s a hellish ride through a New York night. As directed by the Safdie brothers, Josh...

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‘Colbert Report’ Desk, Lost Prince Lyrics Headed to Auction
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Stephen Colbert‘s interview desk from The Colbert Report and a handwritten lyric sheet for an unpublished Prince song are among numerous items up for sale via RR Auction. The auction lasts from August 10th to August 17th. The Colbert Report interview desk was used on the show between January 2010 and December 2012. The round-top table comes from Crate and Barrel, though this one features “numerous marks and scratches made by Colbert himself.” During its tenure on the Report, the...

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Inside The New Pink Poolside Oasis At The Beverly Hills Hotel
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A hotel rolling out some new poolside furniture isn’t exactly cause for alert. After all, a lounge chair is just a lounge chair, no? Well, no. Starting tomorrow, guests and pool crashers of The Beverly Hills Hotel, beloved purveyor of all things green and pink, will be able to recline in true Instagrammable style.  Titled “Le Refuge,” this little slice of heaven is more than just a chic break from the hot Hollywood sun – it’s actually a piece of art. A...

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Booze With Views: The 10 Best Waterfront Bars In NYC
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When land meets sea meets booze, the perfect storm of fun starts brewing. Before the summer says sayonara, don your best nautical gear and take in the views at New York’s best waterfront watering holes!...

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Watch the Cadillac Three’s Nintendo-Inspired ‘Demolition Man’ Video
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Nashville’s Cadillac Three has been ramping up for the August 25th release of their third studio album Legacy with a steady stream of advance tracks. On Monday, the band released a video to their latest, “Demolition Man,” which features enough classic video game references to keep any Nintendo and Super Nintendo fan engaged. Directed by Sean Bowes of Gupta Media, the animated clip follows the eponymous Demolition Man through a two-dimensional world on a mission to find his princess, in...

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Ubisoft Announces New Stockholm Studio To Be Led By Ex-DICE Developer
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Ubisoft will be opening a new development studio in Stockholm, Sweden, the developer-publisher announced today. The new studio will be headed up by Patrick Bach, the former studio manager of EA DICE – which he left last November. He had been with the company since 2002. Bach worked on every Battlefield game released during his time with DICE, including Battlefield: Bad Company and the recently-released Battlefield 1. He also had his hands on games like Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and Star...

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Hear the National’s Evocative New Ballad ‘Carin at the Liquor Store’
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The National unveiled an arresting new video for “Carin at the Liquor Store,” an evocative ballad from their upcoming album, Sleep Well Beast, out September 8th. Casey Reas directed the clip, capturing the band with a negative film filter as they performed the song. The video’s palate of bright whites and cool blues fits the melancholy stomp of “Carin at the Liquor Store” with its steady drums, rumbling piano, undercurrent of synths and a gauzy guitar that rises up at...

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Stamos on Stamos: ‘Full House’ Star Reviews John Stamos Art Show
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John Stamos is used to being a pervasive pop-culture reference. He recalls a screening of 2008’s Step Brothers when everyone in the theater turned to stare at him when the titular characters simultaneously blurted out his name as the man they’d both sleep with if they were women; how he got used to having his name dropped in movies like Mean Girls and Guardians of the Galaxy; how he even played along by doing all those Greek yogurt commercials. “If you’re...

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