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  1. rich people things
    Cash Rules Everything Around Martin Shkreli’s Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale(C.R.E.A.M.S.W.T.C.A.S.)
  2. the coronavirus
    Smaller New York Performance Spaces Allowed to Open at Limited CapacityVenues would max out at 100 people indoors or 200 outdoors.
  3. bye
    Donald Trump Went Out As He Came in: Playing Songs by People Who Hate HimA perfect season-finale moment.
  4. we did it joe
    Jennifer Lopez Slips ‘Let’s Get Loud’ Into Her Biden Inauguration PerformanceA new era indeed.
  5. inauguration day
    Watch Lady Gaga Perform the National Anthem at the Biden InaugurationObama, Biden, Bush, and more attended a one-song Lady Gaga concert today.
  6. kanye 2020
    WELP: Guess How Many People Voted for ‘President Kanye’He appeared to concede his “campaign” — where else? — on Twitter.
  7. election 2020
    Kanye Releases Presidential Campaign Ad Telling Voters to ‘Write In Kanye West’Featuring one very compelling J.K. Simmons look-alike.
  8. 2020 election
    Kanye West and the Media Are Once Again Playing a Dangerous GameThere needs to be a reckoning about the toxic relationship between Kanye West and the vox populi.
  9. politics?
    Kanye West Wants to Run the White House Like WakandaHe detailed a platform that’s anti-abortion, anti-vaccine, and based on the fictional country in Black Panther.
  10. rocket men
    Donald Trump Just Wants Elton John to Like HimHe allegedly wanted to impress the singer with a gift to Kim Jong-un.
  11. reply guys
    Steve Mnuchin Came for Axl Rose on Twitter, Mixed Up the U.S. and Liberian FlagYes, the American and Liberian flags are quite similar, but … come on.
  12. coronavirus
    Close the Theaters. Close the Opera. Close the Concert Halls. Now.Yes, it will be brutal to the performing-arts economy. It’s also necessary.
  13. streaming
    8tracks’ David Porter Explains How the Streaming Industry Has ChangedA lot has shifted, but venture-capital aspirations and royalty rates remain as lofty as ever.
  14. the streaming wars
    Spotify Rings in 2020 by Suspending All Political AdsWe love sonic bipartisanship.
  15. spooky szn
    How ‘Spooky Scary Skeletons’ Became the Internet’s Halloween AnthemThe 23-year-old track, from the writer of the ‘Golden Girls’ theme song, has become a mainstay of the Skeleton War.
  16. lgbtq
    June 1, 2019, Will Henceforth Be Known As the Day Taylor Swift Criticized TrumpIn an open letter, she “personally rejects” his beliefs regarding the LGBTQ community.
  17. raffi is for the children
    Why the King of Children’s Music Is Taking on TrumpRaffi has opinions on Bernie, Trump, climate change, and immigration, and he isn’t shy about sharing them. Just don’t call him “political.”
  18. cloning
    Facebook’s Latest Innovation Is Cloning TikTokThe gargantuan social network is working on a competitor for the popular lip-sync app.
  19. scams
    Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years in PrisonThe judge called him a “serial fraudster.”
  20. signings
    Trump Signs Music Modernization Act Into Law With His Best Rock and Country BudsLotta white dudes.
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    Instagram’s Music Feature Is Coming SoonA big feature for all the music-heads out there.
  22. urban design
    What’s Going Into the Shed? A Tiny Preview of Hudson Yards’ Arts OfferingA mini-shed near the actual Shed contains a sample of what’s to come.
  23. DI Politics Chat: Kanye Goes MAGAFour New York staffers talk about Kanye West’s full-throated endorsement of the Donald Trump and alt-right turn.
  24. select all
    Genius Partners With YouTube to Be More Like SnapchatThe platform is experimenting with “Song Stories.”
  25. Donald Trump’s Greatest Hits in the Style of Those Old CD CommercialsEveryone’s favorite songs, from “Rocket Man” to “The Ballad of Andrew Jackson.”
  26. select all
    Are These Multi-Kazoo Covers the Song of Summer?They are.
  27. select all
    Damn, This Semi-Hidden Windows XP Track That Only Plays Once Is a Total BangerFive minutes and 25 seconds of chill vibes.
  28. 4 Ways to Make Spotify Sound BetterTake a few minutes to make sure you’re getting the best sound out of Spotify.
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    The Death of What.cd and the End of Music TorrentingThe days of firing up a BitTorrent client to grab an album are over and done with.
  30. The Best YouTube Comments Come After Music Is Used in Movie TrailersA good music cue brings people together.
  31. You Probably Aren’t a Rock Star in Real Life, But You Can Be One in VRNo guitar lessons required.
  32. This Is Twitter’s Song of SummerFinally, a definitive answer.
  33. select all
    Spotify’s New Personalized Playlists Actually Sound GoodRelease Radar gives you a weekly roundup of new music.
  34. Please, Don’t Put Bluetooth in Our ShoesNobody asked for this.
  35. Edward Snowden’s Music Video Is Magnificent Hacker GarbageThis is not what hacking looks like, but who cares?
  36. future culture
    Can Neil Young’s Pono Make Music Listeners Care About High Fidelity Sound Again?The rock legend claims his portable music player will sound as good as listening to master tapes in the studio.
  37. The Music Middle-Class Is Getting SqueezedIt’s the 99 percent versus the one percent, or Pomplamoose versus Taylor Swift.
  38. the sports section
    CeeLo Green Flipped Off Hockey Fans at Yankee Stadium Last NightIn his defense, they were booing him pretty loudly.
  39. neighorhood news
    Can You Identify Each New York City Borough by Its Favorite Spotify Songs?Probably not!
  40. the racie for gracie
    Bill de Blasio Is a Huge Vampire Weekend Fan, Feeling Isn’t MutualBut Steve Buscemi seems excited.
  41. protests
    Barclays Center Protesters Got Creative With Jay-Z Lyrics“99 Percent Problems, and this Arena is 1 Percent.”
  42. parody
    Here Is the Inevitable Kim Jong-un ‘Gangnam Style’ Parody VideoHe even does the riding-a-horse dance.
  43. dynamic duos
    President Obama Introduced Jay-Z in Philly Last NightVia video message, but still. 
  44. early and awkward
    Paul Ryan Rapidly Losing the Aging Rocker VoteIt’s like they doubt his passion for sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll.
  45. stabbings
    A Knife-Wielding Former Band Member Canceled the Cro-Mags’ Webster Hall Show Harley Flanagan brought some real punk rock energy to the CBGB Festival. 
  46. runnin wild’…from ted nugent
    Military Nixes Ted Nugent Concert Over Obama RemarksMakes sense. 
  47. music
    The Ultimate ‘Do Not Play in Prison’ Playlist, and Some Safer SuggestionsInmates are getting music, but probably shouldn’t be allowed these songs.
  48. the most important people in the world
    Barbara Walters Was a Yenta for Paul McCartney and Her Niece Nancy ShevellAnd it was so easy, too.
  49. cable news catfights
    Bill O’Reilly to Sit Down With Lupe FiascoThis should be good.
  50. good deeds
    Bobby McFerrin’s Son Teaches Blind Students to BeatboxAt the Lavelle School for the Blind in the north Bronx, students are learning to beatbox from Taylor McFerrin, a teacher with percussive pedigree.
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