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Ricky Gardiner, David Bowie and Iggy Pop’s Berlin-Era Guitarist, Dead at 73

Ricky Gardiner, the guitarist who played stinging, obtuse leads throughout Davie Bowie’s iconic Low and Iggy Pop’s rowdy Lust for Life, has died at age 73. Tony Visconti, who co-produced Low, reported the news on Facebook, saying that Gardiner’s wife, Virginia, had notified him of the guitarist’s death. Gardiner had been battling Parkinson’s at the …

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Travis Barker, Kourtney Kardashian Get Legally Married at Santa Barbara Courthouse

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are married — and it’s legal this time. The couple said “I do” at a courthouse in Santa Barbara over the weekend, sources tell Rolling Stone. On Sunday, the two were photographed outside the courthouse, both wearing traditional wedding attire. After the ceremony, the two drove off in …

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Phoebe Bridgers Has Her World Thrown Off Its Axis in ‘Sidelines’ Video From ‘Conversations With Friends’

In the music video for her latest original song “Sidelines,” singer and songwriter Phoebe Bridgers lets emotions get messy. The video pulls footage from Conversations With Friends, the Hulu series adapted from Sally Rooney’s novel of the same name, to tease out a web of complicated relationships. “Watched the world …

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Kevin Morby Travels to Memphis and Has a Metaphysical Reawakening on ‘This Is a Photograph’

There’s something strange about Memphis. Nestled along the muddy waters of the Mississippi River, the city lies shrouded in an aura of perpetual gloom, its skyline dominated by a mammoth, metal-clad pyramid filled not with treasures, but a Bass Pro Shop superstore. Unable to escape its murky past — yellow …

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Gorillaz Plot 2022 North American Tour

Gorillaz have announced a North American tour — their first since 2018 — which will kick off this fall. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. local time. Damon Albarn and Company’s 22-date trek launches in Vancouver at Rogers Arena and culminates at FTXArena in Miami on Oct. 23. …

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Las Vegas’ Lovers & Friends Fest Paused Following ‘False Alarm’ Security Incident

Las Vegas’ Lovers & Friends Festival was briefly paused Saturday after an unfounded “security incident” resulted in hundreds fleeing the fest. Three people were reportedly hospitalized with minor injuries following the incident, when false rumors of gunfire at the festival caused panic and had many in the crowd rushing toward …

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Rise of the ABBA-tars! Inside ABBA’s Groundbreaking Live Residency

After they broke up four decades ago, ABBA famously refused all kinds of money for reunion ABBA-tars and performances. But a few years ago, British entrepreneur Simon Fuller pitched an idea that piqued the Swedish superstars’ interest. “We got sort of turned on by the thought that we could actually …

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Abbey Road Studios Reveals First-Ever Music Photography Award Winners

Abbey Road Studios has revealed the winners of the first-ever Music Photography Awards, which was held this weekend at the legendary studios. The inaugural MPAs featured the best and most striking music photography from 2021, as voted for by a panel that included David Bowie photographer Rankin, Moses Sumney, Shygirl, …

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‘SNL’: Post Malone Performs With Roddy Ricch, Fleet Foxes

Post-pandemic Posty is here — and just in time for rosé season. The Grammy-nominated rapper performed on Saturday Night Live as the musical guest in anticipation of his forthcoming album, Twelve Carat Toothache, which arrives June 3. The album is Malone’s first since his 2019 juggernaut Hollywood’s Bleeding. The first …

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‘SNL’: Selena Gomez Relays Advice From Steve Martin, Martin Short

During her first-ever Saturday Night Live monologue, Selena Gomez checked all the first-timer boxes. The actress and pop star gave her mom a shout-out, manifested love, did a Miley Cyrus impression, and even sought the advice of two legendary SNL comedians, her Only Murders in the Building co-stars. “Trust no one,” …

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