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Nite Jewel Finds Self-Determination In Her Synth Pop Sound 

Nite Jewel is the moniker of Ramona Gonzalez, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter and purveyor of ambient aesthetics. With an edgy, synth-based sound, her work falls somewhere between Ariel Pink—a known associate—and Autechre, a group she commonly cites as an influence. Since her 2009 self-produced

Listen To The Strokes New Track; "OBLIVIOUS" 

Julian Casablancas confirmed the release of fresh material from The Strokes, when he announced the premiere of a new single "OBLIVIUS" on his new Sirius XM radio show. They have also released a second track, "Drag Queen." The frontman explained that the single would be appearing a new three-song EP

The Weeknd Cancels "Jimmt Kimmel" Performance Due To Trump 

Last night, The Weeknd and Belly were scheduled to play on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," but canceled the appearance because Donald Trump was also set to appear on the same episode. According to AP, "Belly said he canceled because he didn't want to share a stage with Trump and disagrees with the presumptive