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MusicNEW MAJOR LAZER DOCUMENTARY GIVE ME FUTURE SET FOR RELEASE  NOVEMBER 17 ONLY ON APPLE MUSIC 
Give Me Future, the new documentary film chronicling Major Lazer’s historic concert in downtown Havana, Cuba for 400,000 people will make its worldwide debut on November 17 only on Apple Music. Diplo came on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show this morning to talk about it. The official trailer for the film is available here: http://majorlazer.fm/GiveMeFutureTrailer

MusicR.E.M. PREMIERES PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED DEMO OF “DEVIL RIDES BACKWARDS”
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary reissue of the landmark album Automatic For The People, rock icons R.E.M. are premiering the never-before-heard demo of the oft-mused-about track “Devil Rides Backwards.” The song appears on the reissued album’s deluxe edition, as well as the digital release, and is available today for download with all pre-orders as well as via streaming services; share/listen HERE and preorder the album HERE.
MusicWATCH BJÖRK'S "THE GATE" VIDEO

Björk today releases the music video for “The Gate”— the first single from her forthcoming ninth studio album. Watch the video HERE, and share it HERE.
MusicJANE BIRKIN TO PERFORM AT CARNEGIE HALL FEBRUARY 1 AS PART OF EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL TOUR
Actress, singer, songwriter and fashion icon Jane Birkin will perform Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique— her tribute to late husband Serge Gainsbourg— with a symphonic orchestra at Carnegie Hall on February 1. The concert marks Birkin’s first U.S. performance since 2011 and is part of an extensive international concert tour that has seen her playing to full houses in Montreal, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris and London, among many other cities. American Express pre-sale is available from September 20 at 10 a.m. to September 21 at 10 p.m., followed by venue/promoter pre-sale on September 21 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Public on-sale begins September 22 at 10 a.m.—all times are Eastern. Tickets available at Carnegiehall.org, by phone at 212.247.7800 and in person at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, located at 881 Seventh Avenue in New York City.
MusicKAMASI WASHINGTON’S HARMONY OF DIFFERENCE OUT NOW ON YOUNG TURKS
Following his universally acclaimed debut album The Epic, Kamasi Washington’s Harmony of Difference is out now via Young Turks. Get the new EP, which The New York Times hails as “a liberation theology for fearsome times” on digital formats, CD and limited 12” vinyl via http://y-t-r.co/harmonyofdifference.
MusicCHRIS STAPLETON’S NEW SONG “MILLIONAIRE” OUT TODAY
Chris Stapleton’s “Millionaire” is available today (listen HERE, purchase HERE). Written by Kevin Welch, the song is the first material unveiled from Stapleton’s anticipated new album, From A Room: Volume 2, which will be released December 1 on Mercury Records Nashville and is now available to pre-order digitally and with exclusive limited-edition bundles.
MusicALICE GLASS PLAYS FIRST EVER SOLO HEADLINE SHOW
Alice Glass is most gratefully basking in the love and enthusiasm she received last night at her first ever solo headline show. Peforming in front of a packed house at Los Angeles’ The Echo— where tickets sold out in only two hours—she played new music from her celebrated debut self-titled EP, for the first time in a live setting. Partway through the set fans showered her on stage with a cascade of white roses which brought Glass to tears.
MusicMHD’S “AFRO TRAP PT. 9 (FAUT LES WET)” VIDEO PREMIERES ON THE FADER
MHD’s video for his global hit, “Afro Trap Pt. 9 (Faut les wet),” premieres today on The FADER— watch and share here. Of the video, The FADER says, “In his nine-part Afro Trap series, the 22-year-old Parisian integrates tightly-wound southern hip-hop with the eclectic rhythms of afro-pop, with DIY-feeling videos that jubilantly celebrate diasporic life in the French capital.” The track has over two million streams to date.
MusicSTURGILL SIMPSON TO JOIN GUNS N’ ROSES ON SELECT STADIUM TOUR DATES THIS AUGUST
Sturgill Simpson will join Guns N’ Roses on select stadium tour dates this August including Denver’s Mile High Stadium on August 2, Little Rock’s AR War Memorial Stadium on August 5 and Miami’s Marlins Stadium on August 8.
MusicTHE XX'S "ON HOLD (JAMIE XX REMIX) OUT NOW
At the end of 2016, The xx announced their return and news of a new album, I See You, with the lead single “On Hold.” An undoubted highlight of one of the year’s most critically acclaimed albums, “On Hold” has quickly become one of The xx’s biggest songs to date.
MusicPHILIP GLASS TO HOLD RICHARD AND BARBARA DEBS COMPOSER’S CHAIR AT CARNEGIE HALL FOR 2017–2018 SEASON
In celebration of his 80th birthday year, esteemed American composer Philip Glass has been appointed to hold the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall for the 2017–2018 season. The yearlong residency will present performances that feature both Glass classics and premieres: American Composers Orchestra dedicates a program to composers inspired by Glass; the Philip Glass Ensemble and the San Francisco Girls Chorus perform his groundbreaking but rarely performed masterpiece, Music with Changing Parts, as part of the citywide festival The ‘60s: The Years that Changed America; notable premieres include a string quartet for the JACK Quartet and arrangements by composer Nico Muhly of lesser-known Glass songs—both Carnegie Hall commissions; additionally, the Louisiana Philharmonic and Pacific Symphony both make their Carnegie Hall debuts in programs selected, in part, by Glass in response to invitations extended to U.S. orchestras to submit programs that place important works by the composer in illuminating contexts. Full details on the residency may be found at http://www.carnegiehall.org/glass/.
MusicMICHAEL MCDONALD’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NEW ALBUM WIDE OPEN OUT TODAY
Wide Open, Michael McDonald’s first new album in nearly a decade, is out today via BMG. Featuring special guests including Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Marcus Miller and Branford Marsalis, the record is available on  iTunes & Amazon. Follow Michael McDonald on Spotify and Apple Music.
MusicSUPERORGANISM RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO “SOMETHING FOR YOUR M.I.N.D.”
Superorganism— a sprawling, multi-limbed collection of international musicians and pop culture junkies—today officially release their single “Something For Your M.I.N.D.” alongside a band-directed video here.
MusicLENA DUNHAM SPEAKS WITH DANNY STRONG ON TALKHOUSE PODCAST
Critically acclaimed actor, writer, producer and director Lena Dunham and actor, screenwriter, producer and director Danny Strong discuss their experiences in the entertainment industry on the newest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast today. Listen and share the podcast here: http://www.talkhouse.com/lena-dunham-girls-talks-with-danny-strong-rebel-in-the-rye-for-the-talkhouse-podcast/.