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The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 770: A Brief History of Post-Rock

I hate jargon, especially when it comes to music. I’ve always believed that music should be for everyone and that no one should be barred from discovering something wonderful just because they can’t speak the language of critics and musos.Sure you could ask, but sometimes admitting that you don’t know something is intimidating. Who doesn’t hate [&hellip.. more

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The AJoMT Xmas Gift Guide 2016 (Updated Often)

Looking for some cool music-related gift items this year? The entire staff of AJoMT is combing the Internet for the best/weirdest stuff we can find. Check back often for updates. A Wallet-Sized Synth DSP Synthesizers has a limited number of these things available: playable keyboards that actually fit in your wallet. Twenty bucks. More here. [&hellip.. more

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Porn for Radio? Yep. Welcome to fluffertraX.

Let me clarify that: it’s porn music–as in soundtracks from porn films. Called fluffertraX (that’s the preferred spelling), this commercial-free Austin, Texas-based Internet radio station features “the very best” music from adult films.  That may be a bit of an oxymoron. “Best” and “porn music” don’t really go together. Besides, who noti.. more

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The US Senate is Now Going After Ticket-Buying Bots

As part of a wave of populist fervour racing around the planet, the US Senate is now suddenly concerned about ticket-buying bots snapping up thousands of concert tickets before us poor meatbags get a chance to click “enter.” From Billboard: Senators passed legislation by voice vote Wednesday that would make using the software an “unfair and [&hellip.. more

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The Top 10 Most-Discovered Songs on Television in 2016

How many times have you been watching TV only to hear a cool new song? Maybe you Shazam it, look for it in the credits or go to the show’s website for more information. TuneFind tracks what songs people are searching for, especially in the realm of television. Here are their most-discovered TV tracks from 2016. [&hellip.. more

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Random Music News for Saturday, December 3, 2016

Happy 22nd birthday, Playstation! And it was 24 years ago today that the first text message was sent. And now, the music news… Duran Duran has lost a court battle over song rights. Dolly Parton is a fine, fine woman. See? Is SiriusXM thinking of buying Pandora? Maybe. Lady Gaga played a shopping centre in the [&hellip.. more

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This Week’s Top 11 Playlist: 02 December 2016

Some strange stuff this week: a couple of covers, a Christmas tune, a Marxist tirade against capitalism and perhaps my favourite song of the last month (it’s from Shame). Thanks to Mediazoic for the hosting. ARTIST SONG ALBUM 1 Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nick Raskulinecz 2112 Overture Bonus track 2 Miya Folick Pet Body Single [&hellip.. more

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Random Music News for Friday, December 2, 2016

Gotta set up the Christmas tree this weekend. No point in putting it off anymore. Meanwhile, here’s some music news to ponder. This a capella singer is making a KILLING online. Would you like an orchestra to perform in your living room? Okay. Do this. It looks like Prince’s estate is worth $200 million. Speaking [&hellip.. more

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So THAT’s What Psy is Doing Now

On this side of the world, we haven’t heard much from Psy since “Gangnam Style.” But back in Asia, he’s still wowing crowds with performances like this. Make sure you stick around for the glowing suits.. more


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