WJSG Music News 12.30.11
Listen To Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s New Year’s Duet; The Babies – “Trouble”; Jason Derulo Promises ‘High-Energy’ MTV New Year’s Set; Billy Corgan to Open Tea House in Chicago’s Highland Park Neighborhood & Music In Afghanistan A Sensitive Subject. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.29.11
Sherlock Holmes And The Adventure In Good Music; Woody Guthrie folk music archive to go on display; Peter Frampton Sues Record Label for Digital Royalties; Viacom Owes Rock Band Developers Over $300 Million & Music Pages Reign On Facebook. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.28.11
WJSG Music News 12.28.11: ‘Hunger Games’ Producers Under Fire for Skirting Music Union; Dolly Parton working on new musical about her life; We Found Love (Star Slinger Remix); ‘Glee’ Michael Jackson Episode: Rumored Set List Leaks & Wilco’s “Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago” opening night. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
Heavy D Died of Blood Clot, Autopsy Reveals |... →
An autopsy shows that the Nov. 8 death of legendary rapper,Heavy D, was caused by a pulmonary embolism, according to a report released Tuesday (Dec. 27). Heavy D, born Dwight Arrington Myers, died of a blood clot in his lung, according to the coroner’s office. The blood clot was “most likely formed during an extended airplane ride,” Craig Harvey, chief of the Los Angeles...
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WJSG Music News 12.27.11
Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator speaks out after vandalism arrest; Budweiser Teams Up With Pandora; Alleged Threats From Live Nation Lead To Lawsuit By NJ Promoters; They Might Be Giants, ‘Electronic Istanbul’ & New Drake Photos Expose His Aaliyah Tribute Tattoo. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.26.11
Jessie J Debuts New Version of ‘Domino’ Music Video; Demi Lovato Releases Lyric Music Video for ‘Give Your Heart a Break’; Tips for music fans making leap to the cloud; David Lee Roth and Van Halen confirm 2012 tour dates & Skrillex: Happy Holidays! Pirate My Music, I’ll Still Love You. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
David Archuleta Quits Music To Become Mormon... →
WJSG Weekend Edition 12.24.11
BBM Music Arrives; Join Hypebot’s Holiday Networking Party; Arcade Fire, The Decemberists to contribute new material to Hunger Games soundtrack; Beach Boys’ Original ‘Little Saint Nick’ & K-Pop Blows Up: Korean Music Finds Fans Worldwide. Click for these stories & more…www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.23.11
WJSG Music News 12.23.11: Moontoast Raises $1.5M In $6M Round; Rihanna – “You Da One”; Mumford & Sons’ New Songs Get ‘New Life’ On Tour; Spanish Man Arrested For Madonna Leak & Watch Jonsi’s New Video and Help Buy a Zoo. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
The X Factor' winner: Melanie Amaro earns season 1...
Karl de Vries/The Star-Ledger Photo by Fox OK, so in the end, America neglected to select my personal pick for “The X Factor’s” season one champion. But as runners-up go, it’s hard to complain. Melanie Amaro blitzed her way through three months of auditions, “boot camp” sessions and tension-filled live performances to win the championship, earning her a...
U.K. Music Industry Calls Gov't Copyright Law... →
This is for those of you complaining about the new Tumblr posting restrictions. It’s not their fault. I’ve been warning you all about this. You had time to stop it & chose to ignore it. Its gonna get worse. Educate yourself before you bitch about it.
WJSG Music News 12.22.11
Adele Tweets Photo of Slimmer Face, Beginning Vocal Training; Steve Jobs Wins Posthumous Grammy Award; ‘X Factor’ Finale Features Guest Duets; Lykke Li – The Lost Sessions Vol. 1 & Rhapsody reaches 1 million subscribers, finally. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.21.11
Florence + The Machine: “No Light, No Light” (Dave Sitek Remix); Editor Resigns After Magazine Calls Rihanna the N-Word; Rufus Wainwright performs “Minuit Chrétiens” on Fallon; Nicki Minaj Hints At Super Bowl Appearance On New Single & Lost David Bowie Footage Uncovered. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
WJSG Music News 12.20.11
Myspace Launches New Music Player; Nicki Minaj – “Stupid Hoe”; Amy Winehouse Tribute Steals Show At ‘VH1 Divas’; State of Indiana Settles with Sugarland Stage Collapse Victims & ESG: “What She Came For” (Franz Ferdinand Cover). Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
A Personal Note:
Please forgive my absence. I have been dealing with some personal family issues that have dominated my time. I don’t know how long this will go on for but I will do my best to attend to WJSG to the best of my abilities. Thank you for your loyalty & patience. Here’s some music news for this Monday...
WJSG Music News 12.19.11
Selena Gomez: Mother Suffers Miscarriage, Selena Cancels Concerts; Lana Del Rey to play Saturday Night Live; Blur Will Perform at the Brit Awards in February; Music and Musicians Fueled Havel’s Drive For Freedom & Bob Brookmeyer, Jazz Musician and Educator, Dies at 81. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com
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Study Finds Loud Music Leads to Increased Alcohol... →
Earlier this week, NME reported that a recent study conducted by University of Portsmouth in England indicated that loud music is linked to consumption of alcohol — more specifically, it causes people to drink alcohol faster and in larger quantities. Research on the subject was helmed by psychologist Dr. Lorenzo Stafford, who surveyed 80 regular drinkers from ages 18 to 28 and instructed them to...
WJSG Music News 12.16.11
Do Universal Music and Google have a backroom YouTube deal?; Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”; ‘X Factor’: Marcus Canty’s Time Runs Out; Trent Reznor Shares Release Info for How to Destroy Angels Album & See Rap-Loving Swedish Stoners jj’s Unlikely Folkie Protest. Click for these stories & more… www.wjsgradio.com