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Rick Rubin Producing 'Star Wars' Inspired EDM LP 

Industry titan Rick Rubin is an executive producer on a Star Wars EDM album, The Verge reports, writing that the "legendary producer is curating a new EDM compilation called Star Wars Headspace, a sort of companion piece for the December's The Force Awakens in which a dozen popular producers monkey

Grateful Dead Members Announce Tour With John Mayer 

Following Dead and Company's headlining gig at Bonnaroo, the supergroup will set off on a 17-date tour of the United States. Consisting of Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann along with John Mayer, the band will be playing gigs at some of America's biggest venues,

The Killers To Work With Elton John On New Album 

Elton John isn't only working with Lady Gaga on new projects these days; seems the British superstar, who released his 32nd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night, last Friday, is also collaborating with the Killers on their new record. Consequence of Sound reported, "it appears the two kindred spirits

Listen To Bon Iver's Previously Unreleased "Haven, Mass" 

It had already been announced that James Blake and Justin Vernon will be appearing together as Fall Creek Boys Choir at Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival in August. However, it has just been revealed that a limited edition mixtape was sent out to ticketholders that includes a previously unreleased

Kanye West Changes Album Title Again 

Kanye West can't seem to settle on a name for his upcoming album. The record formerly known as Swish, now formerly known as Waves, and originally known as So Help Me God, has a new title. All we know is that the initials are T. L. O. P. If you have any idea what they stand for, you can enter Kanye's