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What The Duck #1285

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:25pm

We've come to the end of another week here at dpreview, and as our thoughts drift to weekend shooting opportunities, it's time to take things a little less seriously. Aaron Johnson's comic strip ‘What the Duck’ is just the thing, taking a gently satirical look through the lens of a photographically inclined waterfowl. You can find it published here (and in our newsletter) every week; we hope you enjoy it, and your weekend.

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Chart Moves: Audra McDonald Tops Four Billboard Charts, Buzzed-About Jungle Band Arrives

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:02pm
This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, "Weird Al" Yankovic earned his first No. 1, as Mandatory Fun bowed atop the list with 104,000 copies...
Categories: Music Industry

That's Rap Group 7262 in the 'We Still Coming' Photo; Here's the Video They Were Shooting

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:02pm
An accidental wedding invitation that spawned the "We Still Coming" Internet meme this week has, not surprisingly, turned up fake. No, a bride did...
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Big K.R.I.T. Releases Rico Love-Assisted 'Pay Attention' Single: Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:02pm
Big K.R.I.T. has been intently working on his sophomore studio album, Cadillactica. Today (Friday, July 25), he gives us a taste of what's to come...
Categories: Music Industry

5 Seconds of Summer Sales Sizzle: No. 1-Bound on Billboard 200 Chart

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
Pop/rock band 5 Seconds of Summer are set to charge in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week with their self-titled full-length debut album....
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Indie-Rock Publicist Kip Kouri Injured at NYC Restaurant, Alleges Homophobic Harassment

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
Kip Kouri, founder of Tell All Your Friends PR, is one of the most familiar and well-liked faces on the New York indie-rock circuit, repping everyone...
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Pharrell to Leave ASCAP for Irving and Grimmet's Global Music Rights

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
Global Music Rights, the boutique performance rights organization being built by Irving Azoff and Randy Grimmett under the Azoff MSG Entertainment...
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Shaq Comes Out of Rap Retirement to Get on Pharrell's 'NBA 2K15' Soundtrack

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
When Pharrell Williams said he was "pumped and excited" to be curating the NBA 2K15 soundtrack, he probably didn't realize he'd be getting a very...
Categories: Music Industry

Moogfest Skips Another Year, Will Return in 2016

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
Moogfest, the celebration of art, technology and music in Asheville, N.C., will not return until 2016, says parent company Moog Music. Moog Music...
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Dept. of Justice Looks to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:02pm
A Department of Justice office told a House Judiciary hearing Thursday he supports a felony penalty for illegal streaming. Noting the rise of...
Categories: Music Industry

LifeNotes: Top Song Scout Don Lanier Passes

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:16pm
During his 1980s tenure as Director of A&R for MCA Records in Nashville, Don Lanier found the songs [...]
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Artist Updates (7/25/14)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:13pm
Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry sign on for Fashion Rocks • Native Run • Holly Williams [...]
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Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' Turns 25: Here's What Critics Said About the Classic Back Then

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:02pm
Between the Beastie Boys' boundless wordplay, the Dust Brothers' genre-melding production and more samples than anyone could afford to put on an...
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Bose Accuses Beats of Patent Infringement

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:02pm
Bose has brought a complaint against Beats Electronics in Delaware today (July 25th), where both companies are incorporated -- Bose also names Beats...
Categories: Music Industry

Michelle Obama Earns Cool-Mom Points at Beyonce/Jay Z Concert

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:02pm
There were some very VIP guests at Beyoncé and Jay Z's Thursday night "On the Run" concert in Chicago: First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters...
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Soundtrack to 'Finding Fela' Documentary Set for July 29 Release

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:02pm
On July 29, Knitting Factory Records will release the soundtrack to Finding Fela, Alex Gibney’s documentary on Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti....
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Why Bass Coast Festival Banned Native American Headdresses

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:02pm
Attendees at this year's Bass Coast Festival will not be allowed to wear Native American-style headdresses and war bonnets when the EDM fest hits...
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Stellar Gospel Music Awards Leaving Nashville

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:43pm
The 2015 Stellar Gospel Music Awards will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new taping date and [...]
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Nashville’s July 4 Celebration Earns Millions In Visitor Spending

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:28pm
Nashville's July 4th Let Freedom Sing! celebration brought in $7.63 million in [...]
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Industry Ink (7/25/14)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:18pm
Randi Events makes hi-end luxury planners list • Access Brand Strategies • Warner/Chappell [...]
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