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Wondering Sound reports that the pioneering rap producer Larry Smith, the man responsible for Run-D.M.C.'s simple and crushing sound, has died. The longtime rap insider Combat Jack spread the word on…   Read Story »
Jingle Bell Rocks! is a new documentary about intense record-collector nerds who scour the earth for interesting Christmas novelty records, and it's also a movie about the people who have tried to…   Read Story »
Ghostbusters celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and Legacy Recordings has decided to commemorate the occasion by putting out the Ghostbusters Stay Puft Super Deluxe Edition. It's a 12-inch…   Read Story »
Christmastime has given us some classic Saturday Night Live episodes over the years. This past weekend's show, hosted by ex-cast member and future Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, was not one of the…   Read Story »
Starting sometime today, and growing tomorrow, some 20,000 people will converge on Austin, TX for Fun Fun Fun Fest. If you're not one of them, you have every right and reason to be very, very…   Read Story »
Philadelphia's inaugural Made In America festival took place over the weekend, touting an eclectic Jay-Z-curated lineup of Pearl Jam, Skrillex, a reunited Run-D.M.C., D'Angelo, Dirty Projectors,…   Read Story »
According to the Associated Press, Joseph Simmons AKA Rev Run and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels will reunite for Austin's Fun Fun Fun Festival, which goes down 11/2-11/4. The band retired as a group in 2002…   Read Story »
And so ended the Pool Parties, at least in the form in which we know them. That is to say, they ended with fun and sunny sets from the previously confirmed Florida booty rap party starter Dominique…   Read Story »
The Rock Hall shifted gears this year for its induction ceremony, trading the swanky/stuffy hotel cocktail soiree of years past for a return to Cleveland, home to the hall since 1995. It was the…   Read Story »
At the 2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductions next month, Marshall Mathers will induct Run-D.M.C., Jimmy Page will induct Jeff Beck, Ron Wood will induct Bobby Womack, and Red Hot Chili Peppers…   Read Story »