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“Rubberband” is NOT the great, lost Miles Davis album

This September will see the release by Rhino Records of a Miles Davis album, an album that is ‘previously unheard,’ “previously unreleased’ or even ‘lost’ depending on what press release or music blog you read. The album, titled Rubberband after its most fully realized track, will hit stores September 9. 

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Music festivals: how to get more women on stage (and it’s not just 50/50 quotas)

by Samantha Warren, University of Portsmouth

By all accounts, Kylie Minogue was fabulous at Glastonbury this year. What she wasn’t though – contrary to promotional material – was a headline act. Unlike Stormzy, The Killers and The Cure, who all topped the bill on successive nights on the main Pyramid Stage, Kylie appeared in much less prominent spots on the festival line-up – similar to Janet Jackson, who had also been promoted as a headliner.

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Redemption Day

Sheryl Crow and Johnny Cash duet across space and time

Sheryl Crow/Johnny Cash “Redemption Day”

Sheryl Crow’s latest single is a duet between her and singer Johnny Cash on her song “Redemption Day,” although the pair’s vocals are sixteen years apart and separated by the grave. But because the two performers knew each other and Cash talked to Sheryl about the song before he recorded it, this project seems heartfelt and unforced, as well as timely.

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