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Lou Reed’s last album with The Underground re-mastered for new box set

In honor of the 45th anniversary of "Loaded," The Velvet Underground's 4th album will be re-released as a six-disc set. It will feature the remastered LP in stereo and mono, unreleased live recordings, demos, and a remaster of "Live at Max's Kansas City" LP.

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Galaxy Quest to come to Amazon in series form

Sci-fi parody Galaxy Quest will be revamped as an Amazon original TV series, according to a new report. The streamer will partner with Paramount Television to adapt the '99 cult-class for the small screen.

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We’ve got more info on Gaga’s role in American Horror Story: Hotel

A new report reveals that (spoiler alert) Lady Gaga's character in American Horror Story: Hotel will have vampire-like tendencies for sucking blood; and there will also be a few tie-ins with season one.

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The Beatles nearly made The Lord of the Rings, with John Lennon as Gollum

For the 50th anniversary of "Help!" Variety looked back at how the Fab Four nearly starred in "Lord of the Rings." Both Stanley Kubrick and J.R.R. Tolkien ended up shooting down the left field movie pitch.

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Pearl Jam plans to record 11th album within the next year

The Eddie Vedder-fronted rockers will record their 11th studio record sometime in the next year according to bassist Jeff Ament. The band will tour South America this fall and, presumably, hit the studio sometimes afterwards.

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Amazon will launch Prime Instant Video in Japan next month

Perhaps attempting to keep Netflix in check as both companies expand overseas, Amazon Prime subscribers in Japan will soon be able to access movies and television shows on Prime Instant Video.

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They may look dainty, but B&W's P5 wireless pack sledgehammer sound

The P5 are a solid new entry into the burgeoning field of premium wireless headphones, but be prepared to take your bass with a punchy sprinkle of spice.

  • Pros: Clear and powerful sound stage , Solid detail in the upper…
  • Cons: Bass can get too heavy , Acoustic instruments sound less…

Here’s what’s new on HBO in September and what’s going away

Whether you're a cable lover or a staunch cord cutter, there's never been a better time to get down with HBO. Follow us to find out what's new to the network each month, and what's going away.

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Was Daniel Larusso actually the villain in Karate Kid?

There may be more than one valid interpretation of the events depicted in the 80's classic The Karate Kid. According to YouTube user J. Matthew Turner, we should take a closer look at the behavior of the film's protagonist

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HBO doc feat. Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Carlos Santana will explore Latin music history

'The Latin Explosion: A New America' will explore the impact of Latin artists living stateside from cha-cha to J-Lo. Tommy Mottola, the former Sony music exec who was essential in Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and Ricky Martin's success, will exec produce.

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys will be revealed in a global, streaming video event

Lucasfilm will debut the toy line for Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens in a global, streaming video event that kicks off in Australia and culminates 18 hours later in California.

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Wait, what? MTV Video Music Awards to honor Kanye West

Kanye West has been named the recipient of the 2015 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for the MTV Video Music Awards, and will be honored during the live broadcast on August 30.

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Plex app is now free for Roku, includes redesign, new features

Ideal for anyone with an existing Plex Media Server as well as a Roku streaming set-top box, Plex has eliminated the premium cost of the Roku app and significantly upgraded the user interface.

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Finally a flat OLED! LG irons out its 4K OLED for store shelves in September

After impressing viewers with incredible picture quality only to frustrate them with a curve screen for years, LG is finally releasing a flat OLED TV with 4K UHD resolution and full HDR compatibility.

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