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All stressed out? New study suggests a night of classical music may be the cure

A new study from the Centre for Performance Science in London says that seeing music live reduces stress in humans, giving fans all the more reason to go see their idols in person.
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Upcoming Amazon series is based on the music of Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is as much a storyteller as he is a musician, and his iconic characters and themes are the inspiration for a new Amazon series named after his 1997 album Time Out of Mind.
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Graham Nash demands Pandora and Spotify stop ‘ripping off’ artists 2:35

We sit down with Graham Nash on his new album This Path Tonight, what he thinks of streaming music, and David Bowie’s Lazarus.
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10 awesome albums you should buy on Record Store Day

With Record Store Day just around the corner, many don't know what to be on the look out for. Here is our list of ten great new releases to check out during this year's best music holiday.
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Study shows streaming drives vinyl sales, but many records never see the needle

A new study by ICM Unlimited reveals that nearly half of people who are buying vinyl records aren't even playing them, and that seven percent don't even own a turntable in the first place.
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Spotify founders will skip out of Sweden if demands aren’t met

Spotify founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon say that they will move Spotify's headquarters out of Stockholm if issues related to housing, education, and stock issues aren't fixed.
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Rihanna to star in Dylan-influenced documentary from Friday Night Lights director

Filmmaker Peter Berg has announced plans to produce a documentary following pop superstar Rihanna, a contemporary take on the Bob Dylan rock doc Don't Look Back which focus on the person behind the music.
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RIAA says YouTube isn’t willing to make a ‘real negotiation’ for higher music royalties

Major labels are set to renegotiate contracts with YouTube this year, and many important industry voices hope they get a better deal. But RIAA head Frances Moore says the streaming juggernaut isn't playing fair in the negotiation process.
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Coachella goes virtual with three YouTube streams and a VR experience

Coachella will once again allow those unable to make the trek to California the ability to stream performances from select acts, with three live YouTube streams and a new virtual reality experience.
Home Theater

Yamaha’s latest MusicCast pieces allow even older gear to go multiroom

Yamaha continues to bolster its MusicCast multi-room audio lineup with the addition of the WXA-50 Wireless Streaming Amplifier and WXC-50 Wireless Streaming Preamplifier, both of which allow any audio gear to work with MusicCast.
Home Theater

Is your TV either shouting or whispering? This pocket-sized box wants to fix that

The Aftermaster Pro claims to improve any audio you throw at it and also fix your TV and movie audio headaches from quiet dialog to loud commercials, and it's now available for preorder following a successful crowdfunding campaign last…
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The Notorious BIG to get the hologram treatment, and his mom’s delighted

First Tupac, now Biggie. Yes, The Notorious B.I.G. may have died in 1997, but that doesn't mean he can't ever take to the stage again. Of course, it's hologram technology that's making it all possible, and Biggie's mom, for one, is clearly…