Music Archives ⋆ MICHAELANTONIO MEDIA
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Late-Night Hosts Weigh In on Bernie Sanders’ 2020 Presidential Campaign

Following Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders’ announcement on Tuesday that he’s launching a second Presidential campaign, this time for the 2020 election, late-night hosts had some fun reprising their impressions of the Vermont lawmaker.  On The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon impersonated the politician and suggested some campaign slogans that might be helpful. “Hello, I’m Bernie Sanders, and I’m yelling for President of the United States,” Fallon began. Referencing the older generation’s language use when talking about social media, he said, “I’m running and everyone is talking about it, I’ve been…

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Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Announces Debut Album From His New Band Sad Planets

The Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has announced Akron, Ohio, the debut album from his new band Sad Planets. The group consists of Carney and John Petkovic (Death of Samantha, Sweet Apple, Guided by Voices, Cobra Verde). Petkovic sings, while Carney “plays drums at times, but also adds Enoesque synthesizers and other instruments to the mix,” according to a press release. J Mascis makes a guest appearance as well. Akron, Ohio arrives April 5 via Tee Pee. Listen to the album track “Not of This World” below. The Black Keys’…

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Bikini Kill Add London Show to Reunion Tour

Bikini Kill’s reunion tour was announced last month. The feminist punk heroes’ previously announced dates included shows in New York City and Los Angeles. It’s now been announced that Kathleen Hanna, Tobi Vail, Kathi Wilcox, and new guitarist Erica Dawn Lyle are heading to London as part of their reunion trek. The show takes place at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on June 10. Find their updated itinerary below. This year’ tour marks Bikini Kill’s first full shows since the band broke up in 1997. In late 2017, Hanna,…

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Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dead at 85

Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion designer and creative director of Chanel, died Tuesday morning in Paris, the New York Times and French media report. He was 85. The cause of death has not been revealed, but he was known to have been struggling with illness for several months. As well as designing clothing for pop stars such as Rihanna and Lady Gaga, Lagerfeld was himself a music obsessive. He invited artists such as Chromatics, A. G. Cook, and Hercules & Love Affair to perform at fashion shows early in their careers.…

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Shawn Mendes, ASAP Rocky Strip Down For Calvin Klein Underwear Campaign: Watch

Warning: hot footage ahead. You might want to shield your eyes.  Calvin Klein has kicked off its Spring 2019 underwear campaign, with a brief video featuring Shawn Mendes and ASAP Rocky rocking the merchandise.  The artists sport Calvin Kleins (and little else) in a new video, which is soundtracked by New Order’s 1992 hit, “True Faith.”  The video should get cooking in no time. When Mendes announced the Calvin Klein campaign via Instagram earlier this week, it immediately caught fire online and became his most-liked and most-commented-on post. Model Kendall Jenner…

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Can’s Damo Suzuki Announces Solo Tour

Damo Suzuki—former singer of German krautrock group Can—has announced a solo U.S. tour. Starting in April, Suzuki will be playing improvisational sets across the nation with local artists varying from every city. It marks Suzuki’s first U.S. trek in over a decade—see the full itinerary. On March 28, Suzuki is dropping his new book I Am Damo Suzuki, which was co-authored by Paul Woods. It chronicles his life from growing up in Japan, his recruitment into Can in the 1970s, his solo career, and more. Energy—a Michelle Heighway-directed documentary following…

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s Wedding Album Reissue Announced

Today, on her 86th birthday, Yoko Ono has announced a reissue of Wedding Album, her 1969 collaborative LP with John Lennon. It’s due out on March 22 via Secretly Canadian and Chimera Music. The release date falls fifty years after John and Yoko’s marriage, which took place on March 20, 1969 in Gibraltar. It’s part of the labels’ ongoing Yoko Ono Reissue Project, a series launched in 2016 that aims to remaster and reissue all eleven of Ono’s recorded works. Originally released in 1969, Wedding Album marked the couple’s third…

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Watch Meek Mill, J. Cole, and Carly Rae Jepsen Perform at the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Meek Mill headlined the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, which took place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier tonight (February 17). Meek played a medley of tracks from his latest LP Championships, including “Intro,” “Going Bad,” and “Uptown Vibes.” He also performed his 2012 track “Dreams and Nightmares (Intro).” The game also featured a halftime performance by J. Cole, who played his KOD track “ATM” and more recent single “Middle Child.” Carly Rae Jepsen sang the Canadian National Anthem prior to Meek’s set. Watch it all go down…

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BlocBoy JB Wanted by Police for Drug and Gun Possession

Memphis Rapper BlocBoy JB (legal name: James Baker) is wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee for multiple charges. Earlier today (February 16), the SCSO tweeted that Baker is wanted for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, theft of property, and for being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information regarding Baker’s whereabouts to contact law enforcement. Find that tweet below. https://twitter.com/ShelbyTNSheriff/status/1096826179649224706 According to a report by Memphis’ CBS-affiliated news station WREG-TV, the theft charge against Baker is for…

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