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Finally! How Pearbuds cracked the code to cut the cord on ear buds

We speak with Eric Tsoi, co-creator of the Pearbuds wireless earbuds, to find out how he will succeed in bringing to market a completely wireless pair of stereo earbuds where others have failed.

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Video for Iron Maiden’s first new single in 5 years is an ode to gaming

The heavy metal group released their first single in five years, Speed of Light, and its music video is an homage to the video game history. The band will release "The Book of Souls," a double album, on September 4.

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Spin classes are ripping off songwriters, claims music exec

In an op-ed, Downtown Publishing VP Andrew Sparkler argues that gyms exploit music more than venues, bars and restaurants, and therefore should be charged accordingly. Fitness clubs currently only pay a nominal fee for an all-inclusive blanket license.

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Give them time, and the remarkably comfy q-Jays reward you with sweet, detailed sound

Priced at $400, the latest effort from Swedish headphone maker, Jays, features dual balanced armature drivers and a remarkably compact and comfortable design. Say hello to the new q-Jays.

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Jam out to the sweet sounds of Barack Obama’s summer playlists

The White House has dropped two summer playlists penned by Barack Obama himself. They're heavy on the classics, but also feature contemporary artists like Beyonce, Coldplay, and Florence and the Machine.

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Listen to Hell You Talmout, Living as a Ghost, and more in our 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Janelle Monae, Shabazz Palaces, Jamie Woon, and more.

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Klingande melds melodies with house-friendly beats to take Spotify by storm

French DJ Klingande explains the swell of enthusiasm behind melodic house, his meteoric rise from a single song mixed in his bedroom, the problem with WAV files, and why you can’t touch Nirvana.

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Universal will reimburse theaters for bolstered security around NWA biopic

Universal will reimburse theaters who want to beef up their security for the release of the NWA biopic. Theaters are particularly worried about violence around the film because of the rap group's violent content and recent theater shootings.

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Music streaming services have racked up a trillion plays in 2015 alone

In the first six months of 2015, listeners have streamed 1 trillion songs via YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud, Pandora, and others, according to a new report. Any way you look at it, this is a hopeful number for a rapidly changing music industry.

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The Simpsons’ Ned Flanders inspired a metal band, cleverly called Okilly Dokilly

Okilly Dokilly, a Phoenix-based metal group, claims to be "the world's first Nedal band." The band's unlikely inspiration is The Simpson's Ned Flanders, Homer's pious neighbor.

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Kurt Cobain’s old home recordings have been sourced for a new album dropping November 6

The album will include all of the film's previously unreleased material as well as a dozen additional tracks. The raw tracks reportedly vary widely in material but still offer a touch of Nirvana's trademark sound.

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Own one of the best LG phones? You’re going to get two Hi-Fi songs each month, for free

LG has announced its own music service that's ready for use on its very best smartphones. Owners of the G4, G Flex 2, and others will be able to enjoy two, free, super high quality tracks each month, and get the chance to buy discounted tracks too.

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Alice Cooper supergroup with Johnny Depp and Joe Perry prepares to rock L.A.

The reincarnation of the '70s Sunset Strip group Hollywood Vampires, with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and others will release a self-titled record mostly of covers next month. The record will also feature Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Slash and more.

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