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5:18am

Thu October 17, 2013
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The Year Onyx's 'Slam' Crashed Pop Radio

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 8:23 am

Onyx in an undated photo. From left to right, Sticky Fingaz, Fredro Starr, Suave and Big DS.
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10:23pm

Thu September 12, 2013
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'90s Nostalgia Revisited: 6 Musicians We Miss

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 6:11 am

10:28pm

Tue September 10, 2013
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What Does A Song That Costs $5 Sound Like?

Originally published on Wed September 11, 2013 10:04 am

Cookie Marenco records musicians on a small remote recording console live at the California Audio Show in August. She'll demonstrate the quality of DSD to the audience by playing back her recording. How close will it sound to the live performance? Very close, according to people present.
Cindy Carpien

Last week, Sony Corporation announced a new line of high-end audio components that promise to deliver a better online audio experience. The announcement comes amid growing evidence that music fans are tired of the crappy sound they hear on their portable music players. Case in point is the success of Cookie Marenco's business of selling super high-definition music downloads.

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4:18pm

Fri August 23, 2013
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Haven't I Heard This Song Before?

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

The hook in Vanilla Ice's song "Ice Ice Baby" was based on a passage from "Under Pressure" by David Bowie and Queen, but the rapper denied the similarity at first.
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5:28am

Wed August 21, 2013
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Marian McPartland, 'Piano Jazz' Host, Has Died

Originally published on Wed August 21, 2013 2:23 pm

Marian McPartland.
Courtesy of the artist

Marian McPartland, who gave the world an intimate, insider's perspective on one of the most elusive topics in music — jazz improvisation — died of natural causes Tuesday night at her home in Long Island, N.Y. She was 95.

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